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Nilla Guest House

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18 Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 605001 , India
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Nilla Guest House
Ranked #7 of 115 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
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  • 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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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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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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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
126 helpful votes 126 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Address: 18 Rue Labourdonnais, Pondicherry 605001 , India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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