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The French Villa

51 rue Suffern, Pondicherry 605 001, India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Very cute little place that provides the basics for any great vacation - cute rooms with clean bathrooms. a pretty little entrance leads the way to pretty rooms that are spacious and pretty balconies that are great to hang out at. Located in a convenient part of the French Town, this place has easy access to the Beach Road as... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 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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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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Thank funkwart
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 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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8 hotel reviews
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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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 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 24, 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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