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31, Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #9 of 116 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A delightful experience. 1. A minute's walk from the beach. 2. Absolutely amazing terrace (where breakfast is also served). 3. Got to have the breakfast once at least. 4. Super clean place. 5. Cute, little balcony. 6. Adequate facilities. 7. Easy on the purse. 8. Great location. No TV though. For us, it was better that way. Oh! But they... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good --> Nice location - just 2 min from the main pondy beach --> Clean rooms - we stayed in 2 different rooms on different dates --> Breakfast was yummy - slightly not included in package but it is nice and the dinning are is amazing - top floor airy cosz comfy Bad --> Bathroom taps non functional - not... More

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SaarLouis, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the picturesque French quarter of Pondicherry. The rooms are clean and nicely decorated, the breakfast at the rooftop restaurant with a view of the beach is great! Nice staff, nice owner and overall very good value for money!

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Paris, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

White beautiful building in lovely Dumas street, rooms very nice and confortable, staff adorable and helpful, lovely roof terrasse for your breakfast with sea view. Nicolas, the owner, british who lived 20 years in France, will help you for anything.

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Hyderabad, India
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at L'escale. We had the best room in the top floor near the cafe with mind blowing sea facing serene views. Great breakfast and service.At night you can sit at the cafe till late night quitely enjoying the breeze and watching sea waves of Promenade beach. Its very close to all the famous cafes and... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We decided to visit Pondicherry on my birthday and it was awesome. Took a drive from Chennai via the East Coast Road and checked in L'escale. Was eager to stay in a French guesthouse as Pondi (as it in fondly called) is really famous for French architecture. L'escale was offering reasonable rates and the name positioned it as French :).... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

“ THE STAIRS !!!! ” Neither a hotel nor a guest house.... just like home!!!! A lovely spotlessly clean hotel . Buuuut there is no lift !!!! So it is the stairs you take everytime you want to go out or come back home !!!! Stairs which were narrow and barely allowed my carcass through, high, winding... BUT me a... More

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77 reviews 77 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

With a day or two left for the weekend, we wanted to do a drive and Pondi was ideal. Gotta a place to stay and tripadvisor tells me L'escale is a good option. Good reviews and I book it in less than 20 mins. The place was just what is typed out by the fellow travellers in their reviews. No... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

L'escale is neither a boutique nor a hotel, but a guest house. Though, its located in the heritage area of Pondicherry (Ville Blanche) and the decor will certainly give you a feel of one. It has well appointed, well furnished rooms with antique design furniture and classic decor. The staff is courteous and efficient and serves generous helpings of hygienically... 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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