Conveniently located in the French Quarters, near the beach and walking distance from the Aurobindo Ashram, Hotel de L’Orient was a memorable experience. We stayed in the Balassore room, a spacious, high ceilinged, white washed room and bath, furnished with a mix of traditional South Indian and French Colonial furniture. I loved the tall windows (possibly 8-10 feet tall!) flanked... More
- Also Known As:
- Hotel De l Orient
- De l Orient Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The magic of the whole Orient in one name: Pondicherry, where the French set up a new coastal lifestyle. Only a French flirtation with India’s bewildering diversity could have produced the refined and elusive magic of Pondicherry. Now, this French 18th century in India is brought alive again in a virtual art gallery with etchings and hand written postcards.Recreated in high-raftered ceilings with savonnerie rugs and easy chairs to lounge away the afternoons. Four poster beds – one accessed by three stairs! To help you recreate your past with dreams. Savour a French mansion full of Indian warmth.Enjoy fine Creole eating where Tamil spices mix with subtle French under-statement to titillate the palates of gourmets. ... more less
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