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31, Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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L'Escale
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Ranked #9 of 119 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Initially, we were thoroughly impressed by this tiny hotel. Excellent view of the Gandhi Beach from its rooftop Cafe. Clean rooms, all that. But our stay had an unhappy ending when we were suddenly told to check out on our way back from Pichavaram. Even after we had clearly told the staff when we will be checking out. They were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Le parfait est ce qui n’est plus à refaire is best suited for the place. Prime location, neat and clean room, a picturesque terrace and above all humble host. This one of the hotel always in high demand so better book well in advance. The room was done up with basic but elegant furniture. we were put up in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good French style hotel with cozy and clean rooms. Good location – in the heart of White town, close to Promenade and nearby several restaurants. Staff guy was unobtrusive but kind, he gave us lot of useful information. He arranged a taxi from Pondi to Chennai airport for a good price (2900 rupees) which was much cheaper than we got... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Patricia and Nick were both knowledgeable and friendly. The room we were in was well done out and nice. However, it was NOT in l'escale, and NOT even in the same area. Without telling us (just confirming a room in 'l'escale homestay') we were put in a different part of town. When we noted our disappointment about not having even... More 

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lescale, Manager at L'Escale, responded to this review

I have read your comments and first of all sorry for the misunderstanding between us I made it very clear in my e mail that the Homestay was not L escale Guest house L escale homestay is 10 min walk by foot from l escale guest house in a nice area 500M from the center of town and in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful little retreat. Not far from the Promenade. Very clean and comfortable rooms. Stayed in room no. 7 on the 3rd floor. Beautiful view from the sit out on the terrace. A very good stay. Very hospitable and friendly staff. A very good value for money accommodation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Amazing location and service... The breakfast was good and the dinning place overlooked the beach... It is situated in the French quarters near le club.... Walking distance to the pondicherry beach...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed a week at L'Escale in the Bharathi room and greatly enjoyed our stay . It was very relaxing. The rooms are nice - we had a cute balcony. The rooftop has a great view of the ocean. During the day, the rooftop is generally empty and you have the place to yourself. This part of Pondicherry is very... More 

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lescale, Owner at L'Escale, responded to this review

Hello From L escale Thank you for your review & i can assure you if i find your little Mascot i will send it to you all the best Nick More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Although initially booked for 2 nights, I stayed for 4 nights. Located on the quiet flower filled Dumas Street in the White Town/French Quarter of Pondicherry, the guest house is quiet, peaceful and taste fully done. The location was just perfect, with the promenade right behind the guest house and lots of dining options around. The were plenty of pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were two families and stayed for a day in this guest house in two different rooms. This guest house was exceptionally good. Few things I like about it: 1. Nice view of Promenade beach from cafe on third floor along with cool breeze. 2. Rooms were neat and clean. Also had a nice collection of books. Good antique collection.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This guest house is on the dumas street, heart of french quarter in Pondicherry. The rooms are basic and comfortable with a home like feel to it. We stayed in in the 1st floor in the room subramanyam bharathi which comes with a balcony overlooking dumas street. The location is wonderfully peaceful just what we wanted. You have to pay... More 

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Address: 31, Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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