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31, Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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L'Escale
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Ranked #10 of 122 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get the last available room in L'escale after walking around a bit in Pondy while looking for both an affordable and cosy place to stay for the last days of our holiday. L'Escale has it! Since it was the last room available, it was a bit hidden behind the staff's room and unfortunately no view or... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this with family. What impressed us was the hotel location and french styled rooms and amenities. This nice hotel is located at a next lane from the Gandhi Beach. Tt also has a rooftop Cafe. Clean rooms, all that. The rooms are always in a high demand and it is furnished by elegant furniture.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

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

Check in & Check out of the rooms is noon until noon. late check out can be arranged if asked before your arrival at the guest house and only we will accept a late check out if there is no new guest arriving New Guests arriving expect to be able to check in on time especially if they have had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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 December 10, 2014

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 November 22, 2014 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 November 19, 2014

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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Adelaide, Australia
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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 

Ipoh, Malaysia
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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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Address: 31, Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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Number of rooms: 10
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