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64, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
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New Guest House
Ranked #51 of 125 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was weird. The staff are so disinterested in your experience here that it is rather confronting to begin with. It is part of the Aurobindo Ashram (cult) so if you're looking for a friendly and welcoming experience, stay somewhere else. The rooms are spotless. There is 24 hour hot water available by the bucket. The laundry service is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the place with our 2 year old for a week while I was taking eye treatment at ashram. The place was clean, rooms are big and well ventilated and staff was very friendly. Its walking distance from the beach though a decent walk from the ashram! They have strict rules but that's made the place so clean, homely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had prebooked 4 nights in this guesthouse thinking it would be as nice as the ashram's Park Guest House where we have stayed during previous visits to Pondy (unfortunately they were fully booked this time) From the minute we stepped through the door we were welcomed with rude reception staff who didn't offer a single smile and who talked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

+ : Nice and clean rooms with balcony, quite cheap !!! (400 rps). You can get hot water in the corridor. Restaurant downstairs. Book in advance they are always full!!!! - : Most unsmiling and unfriendly staff I've seen in India......................

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you're looking for somewhere clean and cheap and wont need to actually attain any information form reception then this is a decent place. The price is great and the rooms are spacious and clean with a balcony. The problems only arrive when you need to communicate with the reception staff. If you have any issues you'll be greeted as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My friends satayed here for 3 days with family. Foods are good. You have to inform early.Very near to beach. Services are normal. Every thing is properly managed by guest house staff. It is a guest house with Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This guest house is one of the best options in Pondy, you need to make your booking 1 or 2 months prior travelling. it offers both Ac and non Ac rooms, the cost is really low, but they will provide you all the basic amenities. It is a very peaceful place. the location of this guest house is superb, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Well the previous reviews are correct about the rules. This is a strict accommodation and you will have to accept the rules. If you are with your friends and want to booze in this UT, this guest house is definitely not the place. If you are travelling with either an elderly or on a pilgrimage or have somehow decided you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

I stayed ten days in New Guest House in December 2013. It's clean, well-maintained, and especially well-located. The streets nearby are full of interesting restaurants and gift shops. The Seaside Promenade is about two minutes away. Thus, the location is away from the hustle-bustle and yet accessible to what you'll be seeing. The rooms are sparse but adequate. Bedding is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I was happy enough at the guesthouse - it's fantastically priced, great location, secure & clean. I stayed for four nights this time, and I've stayed in the past. However, because of the 10:30pm curfew I stayed over with friends on one of the nights. Management called me the next morning to say that I had to inform them if... More 

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Address: 64, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry

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