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Nilla Guest House

18 Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 605001 , India
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Nilla Guest House
Ranked #6 of 113 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chennai (Madras), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 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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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I stayed here for 3 weeks in total while I needed a base in the South for research and I have been very happy with it. Gilbert is a very good host - friendly and welcoming (speaks fluent French and English) and is on hand with any help you need but not overbearing. There is a nice communal area with... More

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munich
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Nilla guesthouse has very spacious, clean and well designed rooms in a quiet location in white town of Pondicherry. Most interesting places are in walking distance. The host is very helpful and gives a warm and welcome feeling. All his advices worked out very well. We had room No. 2 which was not the one with the most light, but... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
39 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This is the second time we have stayed at Nilla and again we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are clean, spacious and tasteful. There is free wifi, hot water and cooking facilities. But what makes this place special for us is the extras, such as water refills, toothpaste in the bathroom and soap etc, although these things are small... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

This guest house is located in a calm street close to good restaurants and bars. If necessary, there are rickshas waiting around the corner, but expect high prices from them. The guest house is nice and clean. We had room 4, which is large with a small bathroom. There is enough warm water, there is a little kitchenette, a normal... More

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Bangalore, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

+ives: Good large rooms. Felt at home. Very friendly host Mr Gilbert. Great location. Right in the middle of white town. Eateries and other recommendations of Mr Gilbert were good. -ives: No breakfast included. Really small bathroom. Slightly on the expensive side for the property.

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New Delhi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Pocket friendly. Very homely and comfortable. Location is it's key advantage. The caretaker (Gilbert) is very polite, cheerful and always ready to help. Extra blankets, all-out, tea, coffee ..he's go it all. The last day of our stay was apparently a strike and we were told that most cafe's are closed for the day. Gilbert was so considerate that he... More

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Bangalore, India
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29 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

This time our trip to Pondicherry was very short. We stayed here for one night. Location is great, very close to Rendezevous, a nice french restaurant. They have a well stocked kitchen where you can make your own cup of coffee. Mr. Gilbert has also promised me to take to the fisherman's hut to buy fresh prawns and cook in... More

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Additional Information about Nilla Guest House

Address: 18 Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 605001 , India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 113 B&Bs / Inns in Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are located Labourdonnais Street, in the heart of the French Quarter, near the main attractions of Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, the sea and promenade, the old colonial buildings sign of a past when Pondicherry was still in France. It is in the quiet and cleanliness of this affluent neighborhood that you will stay. ... more   less 

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