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Villa Shanti

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #6 of 58 Hotels in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Property, I would not mind staying there again though there is nothing much to do in Puducherry. Auroville was a great experience. I would strongly advice travellers to keep two or three days specefically to stay in Auroville.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is perfectly situated in the central french town, colse to the places of interest, wifi is good, staff are very helpful, continental breakfast with nice fruit and croissants, yummy! A bit expensive

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it is nice hotel, I visited for a lunch, okay lunch not tasty caesar salad was hopelss, service is nice, loved the bar, when u feel like lazing and just wan have goa feeling this is a perfect place to spend hours. location is nice with free wifi small rooms

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, furniture was functional, amenities were enough and on the upper end when it comes to branding, decoration is on the low side of ethnic, but fair enough, bar is OK though simple, breakfast was ok though a bit short, on fanciness quantity and quality. Add a good management, helpful front desk and smily personnel, a good restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Villa Shanti is a breath of fresh air in Pondy. It is a true intersection of French & Indian from the decor to the food. The service and attention to detail was great and so was the location. As a guest you felt very well taken care of. Will definitely stay here next time we're in Pondy.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed for the Xmas weekend and loved being pampered ..good food, good service, gr8 location except for too much traffic outside the hotel.This is a modern hotel with a good feel, freshness and clean. it's simplicity and cleanliness was a plus. room were simple but tastefully done up. one odd thing in room no 13 on the 2nd floor... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending time with our friends we decided to spend two nights in Pondicherry. This is old colonial town where about 2,500 French live. Small place but very interesting. Fantastic food all over !

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New Delhi, India
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal here - Betel leaf salad (amazing!), Lobster in banana leaf, Malabar fish curry and another appetizer I don't remember. The food was delicious and the service was good. They are pricey though (Rs 4,000 for two incl. 2 drinks each) and you need a reservation (they turned us away the first time we tried b/c... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We turned up at this hotel with a pre-paid booking from Hotels.com that saind 'your stay is confirmed, no need to reconfirm'. However, when we arrived it turned out that hadn't got our reservation and were full. One of the staff suggested that we were far from the first people it could happen to. So far it's fogiveable as it... More 

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segiyane, Gérant at Villa Shanti, responded to this review

Dear Sir We have refused this booking because Expedia as forced our inventory and forced the price of the room in order to sell. This he's never been confirmed to expedia and we informed them that as they have forced the booking, we would not be in a position to honour this booking Kindly delete this review Ségiyane Sylvain PAQUIRY More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed with my family for 2 nights at Villa Shanti. I chose it based on the reviews I read at tripadvisor. Its indeed a small but beautiful hotel. Located in the heritage area, its located near to all the landmark places in Pondicherry. Rooms are beautiful, comfortable and nicely designed. Staff is friendly and very prompt. Food is tasty... 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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