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Gratitude, a Heritage Home

52 Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Gratitude, a Heritage Home
Ranked #5 of 115 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located in the French Quarters and walking distance from the Pondy beach. The first thing to know is that Gratitude does not accommodate families with kids. This filter is to maintain the peace and quiet for all the guests staying in the house. So this makes it a great option for people like me who would like their privacy and... More

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gratitudeheritage, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you so much. You were also a great guest to have and you were so gracefully understanding when I explained our discount policy to you. Unfortunately, I was not around to meet you personally so I do hope you come back to stay with us again. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I spent a heavenly few days at Gratitude last summer, and have been meaning to write a review since the day I left... what a wonderful, relaxing and special space, full of tranquility and charm. I arrived at Gratitude tired after a month of travelling around India - it was the first place I really felt at home and in... More

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We were enchanted by Gratitude from the moment we arrived in front of its front doors. My flight was delayed and after a long commute from chennai, ended up arriving around 9pm in pondicherry. The young lady who welcomed us was very understanding that we were tired and immediately took us to the room to rest instead of rushing to... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

we loved every minute of it :) . the staff were very helpful and didnt make a fuss to help out in any way even though we arrived at 6am in the morning they were ready to greet us. The ambience of the place takes you back to the french era. The fact that the paid so much attention to... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We loved to stay at Gratitude ! Rooms are so beautiful and decorated with refinated style; the athmosphere was quiete and magic ! The villa of Gratitude is enchanting and the staff is adorable and very helpfull! One of our best breakfast in India ever( high quality and clean food) . we felt like home . Go upstairs: the view... More

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gratitudeheritage, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write the review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you back again... More

New Delhi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were extremely happy with our flawless stay in Gratitude. Please check out our detailed blog on Pondicherry & Gratitude Hotel here: http://musafirhasina.blogspot.in/2014/03/pondicherry-holiday-inside-acolour.html We have travelled quite a bit (though will never claim a lot), and hands down Gratitude is the best hotel we have ever been to. Its hospitality, laidback charm, beautifully done interiors, the fact that it is... More

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gratitudeheritage, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

I am overwhelmed by your kind words. Unfortunately, I did not get to meet you personally but am so glad Anto looked after you well. Thank you for writing the review. More

Ayer's Cliff, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My first reaction was a bit snippy, about the name, but when I looked inside the gates I was smitten. I needed one more night in Pondy and I was very lucky they had room for me here. Gratitude is totally perfect, great room, staff, breakfast, location, and vibe. I could have stayed a month. Don't miss feeling gratitude yourself,... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is not a hotel. It is a home. One that you escape to when you want creative inspiration or even when you feel like you need some time to relax. Like in all homes, there are rules. Taking your footwear out ( they provide footwear to use inside the house) is one of them. Keeping your cell phone ring... More

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gratitudeheritage, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you. It the appreciation that we receive from guests like you that make it so worthwhile and then we want to share the house with others as well.... More

Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

There is no other way to describe Gratitude. When you step off the street into Gratitude you know you have come to the right place. All of the good things about this beautiful heritage house have been stated in many previous posts. My husband and I stayed here for a second time over Christmas and felt completely at home and... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

It was perfect! Comfortable and very quiet and yet very close to the promenade and all the cafes and sites to see. We loved our room, nicely furnished and very functional. The whole place has a lot of character. In the middle there is a very nice courtyard for everyone to use with tea an coffee making facilities. They also... More

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Address: 52 Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
‘Gratitude’ is a home and a place of retreat in Pondicherry, India. It has been restored lovingly over a period of three years maintaining the authenticity of the architectural style and method of construction that was prevalent when this house was built. What gives ‘Gratitude’ its true essence is the quiet joy and peace that gives this home a healing atmosphere which is rare to find in the world outside without compromising on comfort. ... more   less 
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