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Villa Shanti

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14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a beautiful building with open spaces and a minimal look! The marble work and the attention to detail is amazing. The hotel has friendly staff and were very co-operative and helped us with jain food and also providing us room service when a family member was unwell. The breakfast is delicious! The rooms are big and clean! At night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Has visited this place for dinner & not to stay Beautiful, calm, heritage-like structure & serve awesome food. Very limited choices for vegetarians but then decent ones for the other breed. Serves good starters (veg as well) The place is frequented by a lot of foreigners Limited AC section could pose a problem for some

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited pondicherry for 3 days...stayed in this lovely clean hotel with a friendly helpfull staf. The rooms are air conditioned and a good bath room made in good materials...breakfast was very nice and good. They served very good expresso coffee...always helpfull to start a good day..;)..the restaurant served also good meals...just 1 minor thing the internet was bit slow..otherwise a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A colonial building. Centre of the restaurant is a courtyard. Streak of sunlight coming in without being harsh on the eyes. A bar in the corner. And all you hear is silent buzz of the fan and some occasional hit of the cutlery against the platters. We had prawns / lamb and fish Food is good. Beer service is delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me begin by saying the rate is a bit steep especially for Pondy standards. Now that's out of the way - this a great place to stay in Pondy! The service was amazing, the restaurant food was great, the room was very nice and tastefully done. It's very close to the beach and in general had a great time!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Villa Shanti is a lovely property which has tasteful interiors, excellent food and their staff is very helpful. Their rooms are large and each one has a different decor . They have a bar & restaurant on their property both worth spending time in. Located in a lovely area and just a 5 minute walk to the promenade.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I really enjoyed our time at the Villa Shanti. The hotel has a French flavour like being on the French Riviera. We arrived in the early afternoon. Our room was ready and check-in was quick and easy. We had a light snack in the bar before going out to tour Pondicherry in the late afternoon. The bar offers many choices... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A very good place ! The place is charming . The inner courtyard is nice, the bar and restaurant are up . The food is very good ! Chamber side rather simple but comfortable and well . Great located in the heart of the French Quarter. Problem, verry Noisy because all the bedrooms (20) are at the first floor, restaurant... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We enjoyed Pondy because we stayed at Villa Shanti, it gave a feeling that we were in a French Village The property has maintained the European ambiance the staff are very hospitable and the rooms are very comfortable. It is luxurious and value for Money

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It was a last minute decision to travel to Pondichery from Chennai over the weekend (it is a drive of about 120 kms- 2.5 hours) and Pondichery does tend to get a lot of people from Chennai and other towns nearby over the weekends. I wanted to stay smack in the French quarter and so I booked myself the last... More 

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