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Villa Shanti

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #5 of 57 Hotels in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Krabi Town, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to La Villa Shanti to continue convalescence after double hip replacement surgery at the Asian Joint Replacement Institute in Chennai (Dr. Vijay Bose). After several weeks in Chennai we came down here to Pondicherry and La Villa Shanti. It has been a very happy choice. The staff are welcoming and attentive, and the food is first class with... More

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We area group of four travellers just returned from Pondicherry. We chose to stay at Villa Shanti after combing through various hotel recommendations. A warm welcome awaited us from the minute we arrived. The rooms were not ready as guests were a tad late in checking out due to the long weekend and we were perhaps a little early in... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm welcome by a wet cloth, which gave a very refreshing feeling after long tiring drive. Room was big enough. All the staff members were friendly. Buffet breakfast is limited, with choice of south Indian and English styles. It would be sufficient for moderate eaters. Overall experience was nice. It was very close to the beach. I felt it was... More

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Villa Shanti was the perfect place to stay in Pondicherry! Everyone at the hotel made us feel so welcome that we felt we were at our own home :) The service was very personalized and catered to our needs. We arrived late to the Villa but check in was very smooth and we were pleasantly surprised to see a table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Visited Pondy in May and stayed for two nights at Villa Shanti. Excellent place to stay. Bright, contemporary interiors with a touch of old world charm and local motifs. The restaurant in the courtyard and the food do wonders to your spirits. The service is flaw less and friendly. The only negative could be that the hotel doesn't have an... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A contemporary boutique hotel set in a restored villa in a quaint corner of the White town.Our two night stopover at the hotel was very pleasant. The courtyard of the villa houses a fuss free restaurant and a trendy bar- just what you need after a walk in the hot and humid weather. They have bicycles that you can take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice place in the centre of the french quater. Food, service and rooms are very nice. very nice atmosphere, very cosy place prices are slighly above what they should be but the experience remains very positive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A mix of traditional old world charm and modern lines, nice locality and one may from here enjoy walks and explore the French quarters at an easy pace. The food was great and a must try is their steak.

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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Slightly more than a year after our first stay at Villa Shanti, and we went back again. And if anything, we had an even lovelier stay, five days this time. It’s still, as I said in an earlier review, stylish and welcoming and cosy and imposing all at the same time, it still has an excellent bar (it's a great... More

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We spent two nights at villa Shanti and the room was perfect: it was well decorated and furnished and quite clean. It was a big room with a lot of charm. However, we did not really appreciate the ambiance in the hotel; The restaurant was quite expensive and the food was good, but in limited quantity (especially the breakfast). the... 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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