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Annai Residence

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   138, Anna Salai, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #44 of 115 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is reasonably priced and is ideal for a short trip. The rooms are big,clean and well maintained. The bathrooms are pretty good too. the staff were very co operative. The location is also very convenient. Major destinations are with in walkable distance.Overall a great place to stay...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poor customer service. Change the receptionist . The rooms are neat and clean. But had a horrible time. We stayed there for one day without any problem. We requested one night extra to the receptionist and asked for just 500 rs reduction. From that time he bahaved like a house owner.

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

During our stay in Pondicherry, I have stayed in this hotel as well, rates are not high, hotel is located in middle of the city, where you can take a walk to Nehru road (market) and after that to a beach road. Rooms are clean, not spacious though, hotel staff is helpful, parking is in basement, if it exceeds it's... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I booked this hotel after seeing the positive reviews from tripadvsor.It sounded clean,nice and well in budget.Reached the hotel exactly at 12 noon as I had booked it for one day through makemytrip.com. Handed over the confirmation voucher from makemytrip to the guy at the reception who frowned at it and straightaway told me on face that there are no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

I have booked the rooms through cleartrip. Just showed the reception guys the SMS received from cleartrip with voucher number and we were let in within 5 mins. Rooms were very clean and the ambience is very also good. As we ate in other restaurants, we didnt get a chance to taste their food. Parking at the basement can accomodate... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Hotel was good, rooms were neat, efficient housekeeping and friendly staff. Enjoyed the breakfast as it was like a home cooked food and was in plenty. Even the restaurant at the ground floor offered nice vegetarian food. Our main criteria to book this hotel was the car parking they were providing, but after staying there we felt it was an... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I booked this hotel for 28 days to use as a base to explore different places. The hotel was not as expected or advertised as firstly I expected breakfast included as this was indicated on booking and receipt. The 1st room they gave is was dark like a cave with hardly any light and crawling with cockroaches. The 2nd room... More

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Even though its little far from pondy bus stand , you can stay comfortably with this hotel. Prices are ranging from Rs 700 to 1100/. If you have a car then its no problem otherwise you have to travel each and every time with auto to bus stand.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

For British people eating in this part of India will be a problem, no question.Knives and forks are apparently unknown and fingers are used instead.When I asked for a fork at breakfast I was given a tablespoon.That was the only cutlery the Hotel owned.But eating with fingers is the way the people have always done it so if you go... More

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Address: 138, Anna Salai, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Annai Residence 3*
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