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Villa Shanti

3.5 of 5 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars NEW via mobile

The food and service are excellent, so was the price. They serve the best mojitos in town. Lovely ambiance in an open air patio. I definitly recomend the fish which is a signature dish. You cannot miss visiting Villa Shanti during your stay in Pondichery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in pondy I visited the restaurant at villa shanti. Though it was Christmas and the restaurant was booked, the staff managed to get us a table. We had the beef steaks which were succulent and cooked to perfection. If you want good food and good service this is the place to go..

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Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sister hotel of La Villa in Pondicherry, Villa Shanti, is a must see bar & restaurant if you are in the area. Unlike it's sister hotel this one has a vibrant but understated bar along with a fantastic restaurant run by John Peter & his team. These guys are fantastic & will either interact with you, if that is... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Relatively inexpensive and great location in the midst of the French quarter -- pretty much walking distance to anything you'd want to see in the atmospheric old town. Tasteful decor -- a chic take on tradition. Rooms face the atrium which houses a great restaurant and hip bar, but it was quiet at night and the A/C was good. Had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A refreshing boutique hotel without trying to be too "trendy" in the middle of an extremely convenient location in French Town. The front office staff Ragit & Robert were very caring and accommodating, they make every personal effort to fulfill every request I made. The restaurant is very good and seemed to be very popular, I had a very delicious... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place. We did not stay here but we came here for lunch. The ambiance was excellent. It looks like an old french bunglow which has been remodeled to be a hotel. They have maintained the core architecture of the place.. The food was excellent & the feel was extremely homely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in Villa Shanti, lovely place to be, food is excellent , that was the reason why we had diner every night there. Kindly staff and very helpful. The room was large, with high walls and nice furnitures.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice little boutique hotel in the centre of Pondicherry. The stuff is friendly and welcoming. We stayed for two nights. Although the room is basic it is nice and the shower is very good which is important in this kind of weather. One will enjoy staying here.

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Sydney
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As soon as you enter hotel you get a great feeling. Spent 2 nights there & enjoyed everything about it. Simple decor but effective & had everything we needed. (safe should be fixed, not portable). Only ate at restaurant as was reasonably priced, but service slow. Close to beach & all places of interest in White Town. Took a Trishaw... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

our room, Number 1, was spacious with a very high ceiling. Spartan but pleasing style. The only negative is that it is on the ground floor, steps away from the bustling restaurant (ranked number 2 by TA in Pondicherry). So it can be a little noisy during lunch and dinner time, and there is no feeling of common area for... More 

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Address: 14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Shanti 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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