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Nila Guest House

18 Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 605001 , India
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived late to find everything prepared for us. Perfect communication, spotless (and character-full) room, friendly staff, amazing value for Pondicherry. Room was large and well decorated. Hot shower and comfy bed with towels, TV, aircon, tea and coffee facilities ... Thumbs up! Best and easiest place we stayed in India!

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470gilbert, Owner at Nila Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review it was good and beautiful like you ,thank you once again and we expect you to come to our guest house next time, our email id , j.asirwad @gmail.com or s.a.eugene@gmail.com More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

A nice house and friendly owner but the rooms are a bit neglected, same applies for the beautiful rooftop terrace. Everything looks a bit run-down. We stayed in the room on the top floor and got badly bitten by bedbugs (no, not mosquitos!), maybe the other rooms aren't infested but we didn't want to try another room and moved to... More 

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470gilbert, Owner at Nila Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review , it was after the heavy rain that hit pondicherry, and we were planning for our renovation work so it might have looked like that, any have we will take your suggestion. Regarding the Bedbugs it was a real surprise for us 100 s of guest who had stayed before and the guest who stayed after... More 

Ahmedabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Well as the title says we were a group of 5 people looking for a place roaming about you will see a friendly person Gilbert , luckily was at the gate and gave us a wonderful HOME to stay. we enjoyed a lot. Walkable distance from a sea shore, good restaurants few steps away. Stay once and you will want... More 

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470gilbert, Owner at Nila Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for your review ,love to see you again. Best Regards, GILBERT/ 9994653006 More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Gilbert, the owner is very welcoming and helpful, his home stay is the perfect place to stay and relax in the French quarter in Pondicherry. It has a simple kitchen for people wishing to self-cater. Book in advance as he only has five rooms at present.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We travelled in the month of oct'14 during the long weekend starting 2nd of oct. The place is nice, clean , rooms are nicely done. Gilbert the manager helped us in hiring bikes , guided us on must see places in Pondicherry , arranged breakfast for us on the day when it was strike in Pondicherry and all the shops... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were 4 of us and booked 2 rooms in advance and had a pleasant homely stay. The location is superb being in the midst of french quarters. Rooms are clean and furnished with some really pleasant stuff. Rooms on terrace are recommended. And, as mentioned by everyone else Mr. Gilbert is one gem of a person.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We celebrated my Mother's 60th Birthday in Pondicherry and were looking for a nice warm place to stay other than a 5 star hotel. We chanced upon Nila Guest house and after reading positive reviews about it, booked two rooms well in advance. Mr. Gilbert our host was extremely warm and friendly. The rooms are basic and done up using... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We had a very pleasant stay at Nila. Would like to thank Mr. Gilbert for his warm welcome and helpful advice all along. We stayed in Chambers 1 & 2. Very peaceful setup, personal touch has been given to each and every item in the house. Best features of the place: - Free Wi-Fi with awesome speed - Very friendly... More 

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Bandol
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

On my way back to France, I staid a couple of nights in this place. Location is totally very convenient: close to all the white town facilities. I got room No 1, with a small terrace. It was very quiet, bathroom is tiny but all is there: shower, hot water and French toilets. The good surprise was the internet connection... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had a nice stay at Nilla Guest house. The room on the top floor is fantastic - lot of open air and the evening cool bridge in the open terrace is an enjoyable experience. The kitchen and the refridgerator came in very handy. Rates are reasonable. Mr. Gilbert is a nice host. I chose to stay here based on... More 

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