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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Chennai (Madras), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Dubai
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cant go wrong with the location of this beautiful hotel. Bang in the centre of the white town. everything is walking distance from this place. The hotel is nice, neat and clean. the rooms are big, bathrooms are good and the entire feel of staying here is just like coming back home from home! The staff are good and... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good hotel close to major attractions in Pondichery....everything is at a walking distance. The food is excellent, nice breakfasts, rooms are clean and the staff very polite, friendly and professional.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Based on reviews on TripAdvisor, we took down a road trip from Bangalore to Pondicherry and selected this boutique hotel as our abode during the stay at the town. The location is almost perfect, with all the landmarks of Pondy town at walk-able distance. Specifically on the hotel, what impressed me the most is the Classic touch to interiors. Large,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The layout of this place is very similar to that of these royal Moroccan riads, with rooms all around and a beautiful indoor courtyard garden. Our stay was very relaxing. Nice rooms, very friendly staff and well kept amenities. The best part was the location. Beautiful cobbled streets for morning walks along the French quarter. And we loved the evening... More 

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Delhi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Slow and laid back ambience. The courtyard was pleasant airy with a palm tree in the centet and a wall overhanging with leafy plants of all types! Pretty. The waiter took his time coming but then served with a nice smile. The four drinks for four of us came separately. Food , tawa fried fish and lemon rice, chicken and... More 

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Paris, France
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We recently completed a two-week stay at Villa Shanti and have only the best things to say about our experience. We had both been to India several decades ago and were excited to return. We found a very comfortable hotel with excellent food, topped off with extremely helpful and accommodating front office staff, eager to fulfill all of our specific... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
20 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

After reading the reviews in trip advisor we decided to stay in the hotel . The hotel has a nice decor and a french courtyard with a eatery. The front desk person was confused and could not explain us the room tariff and the plans clearly. Finally we booked ourself in a suit . The suit was decent sized and... More 

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