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32 Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
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La Closerie
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Ranked #6 of 116 Pondicherry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Closerie is not a guesthouse, it's an experience. Run by Annie, every little thing here is an example of attention to detail. From the softest linen to the slight strains of music in the evenings, everything feels like all the poets and lovers of the world got together and designed a living space called La Closerie. Annie dislikes having... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a great place to stay in pondicherry. Independent, beautiful, green. Annie has put in her creativity and love to make the place lively and beautiful. Breakfast is great, people working there are humble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I am in love with this cute little "homely hotel" in White Town Pondicherry very close to the promenade. If you are looking for a hotel experience with a lavish breakfast and room service, this is not it. But a stay here will definitely leave you wanting to extend your trip. Annie (the owner) has designed this place with love... More

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Bangalore, India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I was very lucky to come across "La Closerie" while I was walking toward the Alliance Française. I fell in love with the place the minute I saw it; the garden was beautiful and the whole place was done up very very tastefully. I ended up coming back and staying a weekend at this place. There's only 7 rooms at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

The decor and design of the hotel is so interesting. Each room is unique. For example, our bathroom door was a traditional Tamilian decorative main door that one would use in the main entrance. It was so grand. Our bed was a raised four poster bed that came with a little stool. My friend's room had two levels. The art... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

While browsing for the hotels in Pondicherry online, La Closerie was the first one i stumbled upon simply because you could smoke and drink (not inside the room). We booked Rs 3000 per night for two people room. When we reached the destination, Annie was so sweet that she gave us better room which is Rs 4500 per night. Me... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The boutique like place is on the beautiful Dumas Street located 600m from the promenade. The place is owned and maintained by Annie, who has very tastefully done the place. I thoroughly enjoyed even the smallest of things that was taken care of, at the place, for example, the soap that was provided to us came from the Aurobindo Ashram... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Through this post we would like to thank Annie and her local team for a wonderful and comfortable stay at La Closerie. What a beautiful home... starting from the abutting street with various french bungalows lined with chirping birds on canopying trees; Inviting entrance and beautiful carved door frames; comfortable furniture and contrasting furnishings...Cozy and modern rooms and wonderful informal... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Annie, the owner of La Closerie bought this house located rue Dumas a few years ago. The house was at the time nothing like it is today. It had not been maintained well. One can only admire Annie's work and today's result. Impressive ! At walking distance from the sea front, you will find here at La Closerie, a quiet... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The place at first seems really inviting and nice, but when you step in the rooms, the bed, bathroom with no proper door etc disappointed us. Also, the lady who owns the place can be moody and unpleasant at times. No railings on the stairs seemed like another blunder...Breakfast was good and the location was great.

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Llacloserie, Owner at La Closerie, responded to this review

It is not very easy to reply to someone whithout identity I will try to answer to your complaints The website photos are very clear about the absence of bathroom door in room 1 or 2 The absence of railings are shown in all the photos too The moody owner can only reply that for the benefits of all the... More

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Address: 32 Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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Number of rooms: 7
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