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The French Villa

51 rue Suffern, Pondicherry 605 001, India
The French Villa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautifully located tiny place with cute staircases, rooms and terraces. There is absolutely nothing to do inside French Villa except retiring late in the night and sleeping. Service is non existant. You don't even realize people own this place until someone produces the bill and you pay the amount. There is some tiny restaurant in the ground floor, but we... More 

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lucknow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

lets review by basics , Price : Budget (1500 -1800) @ 4/5 accommodation : comfort & clean @5/5 privacy : safe 5/5 proximity : very close to beach & market 5/5 overall good & educated staff , very nice restaurant definitely want to go again .

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Pink Walls under shades of pretty pink bougainvilleas, it's a budget stay in the French part of the town. Quiet and cool with lots of green on its terrace and balcony, it provides for a peaceful stay. The rooms are air-conditioned, clean and nice albeit nothing extravagant. Their kitchen wasn't functional during my stay. Very close to the sea, located... More 

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Pune
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

a group off 6 of is stayed a night the room was small, toilet looked dirty the AC dint cool much the room was smallish and the furnishing looked old, they charged the same amount as charge in La marina (which was like a 5 star comparatively ). To top it all the Owners kept asking for the bill before... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The location is excellent, on a pretty and quiet street very close to a number of cafés and bars as well as the sea front. The room was rustic but clean with a small balcony and TV (with BBC world service). It was nicely furnished and a nice place to come home to after a day exploring the local area.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is average, but our experience was made terrible by the extremely unpolite behaviour of the manager. We were proposed a price by the empolyee who received us at night and, at the moment of leaving, the manager by phone denied that tariff, raising it by 300 rupees, saying he was not responsible of what his own (HIS OWN!!)... More 

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

i stayed wid my husband in this place for one night. Its a cute place nice wid good rooms but the size of rooms is very small.. i could hear the sound of flush from the neighbouring room throughout the night. otherwise everything is nice.the rooms on first floor give better feel.The staff was helpful, the lady on the reception... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I wish Trip Advisor had another rating option of 'good' that is somewhere between 'average' and 'very good', because that is what i would wish to rate this place as. I had stayed for one night at this place with my husband and my mother in October, 2008 - the location is simply excellent with everything (restaurants, boutiques, antique shops)... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

It was a comfortable room with a clean bathroom. Had air-conditioning and water heater. A little difficult to find at first, but was a good stay. Walking distance to the promenade and restaurants nearby. Worth 1500 rupees per night. Would definitely go back for a stay :)

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Kawasaki, Japan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Well its called the french villa but except the look, there is nothing french about it. However the rooms are good enough for a good night sleep and is close to the beach road. Dint eat there, thecrestaurnt is kinda tiny. Good for a low budget weekend travel.

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