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Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient

17, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a stay at the hotel de l'orient. It was incredible! I recommend this hotel in Pondicherry, it really has such a genuine charm to it and is such a wonderful place to return to in the evening. Each room is different and feels like a beautiful home left as it was and not something fake... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Having stayed in Neemrana hotels when they first started I was pleased I could actually afford this one . The others in Rajasthan being well out of my price bracket ! The hotel is a lovely old building with beautiful open courtyard space in the centre with rooms around it . My room was Arcot , small but ok for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

awesome location, walking from the beach, and god eating places. The room was comfortable, staff was helpful. The place has a very different heritage feel, which cannot be compared with five starts. I am so glad that we stayed there. Parking is a bit of a problem, and all rooms are of different types.

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed the Neemrana experience and to know that we exceeded your expectations. As you may know, at Neemrana, we try and strike a balance between the old world charm and modern hospitality practices, in our endeavour to tailor an authentic and memorable experience for the guests. Your recognition of... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at de l'Orient from 14th Feb' 2015 to 17th Feb' 2015.. what an amazing experience it was; before i write the review about this hotel, i would like to state that if you visit Pondicherry and don't stay in French Quarters, its the biggest mistake you will make and a bigger mistake would be not choosing this particular... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm and appreciative feedback about Neemrana’s Hotel de l’Orient! We are delighted to learn of your stay in the Chandernagore deluxe suite, and pleased to know that you thoroughly enjoyed the ambience of the French quarters of Pondicherry. Your generous compliments about the restoration and the interiors of the property and the rooms have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a table in the courtyard but when we arrived (on time) there was no table reserved for us. They said we should wait but we insisted for them to find a solution as we reserved a table way in advance. After finding a sort of solution and actually us telling them how to place two tables for 5pax... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write to us! We are surprised to learn of your visit to the courtyard restaurant, an experience usually appreciated by our guests, resident and non-resident alike; and are writing to offer an explanation for the same. We understand that you had reserved a table for two however, since five people arrived... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained botique heritage hotel which has been tastefully restored and maintained. In a great location with lot of cafes, hotels and the promenade just stone throw away. Helpful staff. Breakfast menu is decent and the hotel food was decently exquisite. The room we stayed in - Mahe on first day and Chandernagore on second day are excellent...especially the latter.... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are pleased to learn of your visit to Neemrana’s Hotel de l’Orient heritage hotel, in Pondicherry and grateful for your warm feedback! It is always rewarding when our guests appreciate our effort to tailor an experience, and your words reinforce the Neemrana philosophy of infusing life into a ruined and unused structure. The proximity of the property... More 

Tiruchirappalli, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an 18th century French colonial building that has been restored to make a small (16-rooms, all with individual names and character) boutique hotel, situated around a central courtyard that serves for dining. Very well located 2 street from the beachfront promenade. I liked the charm of the rooms. The amenities were decent, bathrooms etc. Complimentary amenities included wi-fi... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind feedback about Neemrana’s Hotel de l’Orient, in Pondicherry! We are glad to learn that you enjoyed your stay at the charming 18th century French colonial mansion, the proximity to the beach and the promenade as well as the services and facilities offered. As we strive hard to restore glory to ruined and unused... More 

Churchill, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an amazing experience. We saw the hotel on Rick Stein's travels in India and it truly lived up to expectations. Each room is individually decorated and the dining in the courtyeard was wonderful

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing to us about your visit to Neemrana’s - Hotel de l’Orient, in Pondicherry! We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your experience as well as the ambience at the 18th century French colonial mansion. This is exactly what we strive to achieve and we are pleased that you appreciate our effort. Your compliments... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the French part of the town, this 'non hotel' hotel is a great place to stay in, precisely because of its location. It is very close to the promenade, making it ideal to take a stroll along the beach anytime you like. It's a stone's throw away from all the other restaurants in town. The hotel itself has... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! It is rewarding to know that you enjoyed your stay in the Goretty room at Hotel de l’Orient, in Pondicherry; as well as the proximity to the beach and the promenade. As you are aware, at Neemrana, we try and maintain a balance between the old world charm and modern... More 

Bangalore, India
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Having stayed in other Neemrana group hotels, I had high expectations of the De L'Orient, and I wasn't disappointed. Took my 72 year old mother for her birthday, and experienced excellent service and stay overall. Here's our summary and a few tips for future guests to that hotel: 1) Rooms: Your in-room experience will be truly defined by which room... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm feedback about Neemrana’s - Hotel de l’Orient and the Carte Blanche courtyard restaurant, in Pondicherry! We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with the family in Madurai and Gingy, the ambience and the interiors as well as the proximity to the beach and the promenade. Your words reinforce the Neemrana... More 

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Address: 17, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Hotel De l Orient
De l Orient Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
#5 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#5 Family Hotel in Pondicherry

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