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Villa Shanti

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Ranked #4 of 57 Hotels in Pondicherry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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India
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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51 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Mumbai
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68 reviews 68 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We were there in January this year. The place has a lovely old world charm about. Even the food is very good. We tried a few eateries in Pondicherry, but honestly we got the best food in this hotel itself. The location is also perfect to experience the French area of Pondicherry. Great to go walks in the area. The... More

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Bangalore, India
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

By recieving sugestions from tripadviser we gone blindfolded to villa shanthi as a two day weekend bash with friends both the rooms and the food served was excelent and fabulous. for the first day in breakfast we had sallads and bread, in lunch we had chicken platters and more, in dinner we had excellent cocktails me & my friends enjoyed... More

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Pleasant ambiance, subtle interiors, good food, awesome cocktails ! Nothing to complain about. Staff was very efficient and active. They dint keep us waiting for too long. Overall was a good experience !

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Address: 14 Rue Suffren, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Shanti 3.5*
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