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Le Dupleix

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5, Rue De La Caserne, Pondicherry 605001, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was here for 3 days and the property left me spellbound. It's an actual place where the French governor stayed and that's how it's maintained. The restaurant falls in an amazing setting in the middle of the courtyard of the hotel. Breakfast/Food is equally great. The staff is happy, helpful and quick. Lastly the location of the hotel is... More 

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Thank Vish88
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff is warm and friendly. Very efficient as well. Has a very welcoming environment. Good place to stay. Worth the money, I definitely recommend this place. Located in prime area as well. I had a great experience. Special thanks to Mr. Satish (front desk), Ms.Padmini (housekeeping), Mr. Gangadhar, Ms.Asana and the chef Mr.Satish

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Thank Lalitha S
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

Sutton Coldfield
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61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large "heritage" room with the original yellowish wall finish and dark woodwork but with good balcony. The bed was comfortable. Large bathroom but only cold water and no plug to the basins, which was a heritage feature we could have done without, as it made shaving difficult. Good hot shower though. A light good enough to read... More 

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

Normanton
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They really have done a wonderful job of restoring this "old mayors house" and turning it into a boutique hotel. The rooms ares spacious, clean and a little luxurious. The restaurant offers food and drinks that are delicious and fresh and the staff are super friendly and helpful.

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Thank rald0
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

most beautiful courtyard, amazing location, comfortable rooms (though could do with a bit of maintenance), breakfast spread was alright - overall the beauty of the property and the ambience should tilt in you favour of staying here.

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le Dupleix is a beautiful heritage bungalow converted into a hotel.It has great rooms and a friendly reception staff who even allowed an early check-in. The food is great but the staff needs to be trained in prompt service.

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking out the time to review us on TripAdvisor. First and foremost, I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience you may have experienced during your visit. I regret not having been able to meet your expectations and there is absolutely no excuse for the... More 

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11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le Dupleix was the best accommodation experience that we have experienced in our trip to India. This place not only offers superb rooms; beautifully furnished, spacious, clean, well designed with very authentic restorations to reflect the original period of design, and very thoughtful additions to provide the ultimate comfort, but it also gave us excellent service. It was sincerely warm... More 

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Thank Jan W
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

San Jose, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is beautiful in a leaf-shaded courtyard in an ancient heritage building. The place is packed and has to be reserved in advance. The staff is extremely courteous though is a bit slow. But then again like any fine dining restaurant you are supposed to relax and savor each course slowly and enjoy your meal rather than rushing through... More 

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure having you as our guests during your trip to Pondicherry and thank you for taking out the time to review us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy that our services rendered have made your stay an enjoyable and memorable one. Should you visit Pondicherry again in the future, I hope you will decide to... More 

Ithaca, NY
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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Le Duplex was recommended to us and several sites rated it highly. Sadly we didn't have an outstanding experience. We first wanted drinks (vodka tonics), we asked specifically if they had tonic and were assured they did. 30 minutes later we were told they didn't have it. We had asked for our drinks and appetizer (a cold one, how long... More 

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Thank NYTravelers2
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for dining with us and thank you for taking out the time to review us on TripAdvisor. First and foremost, I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience you may have experienced during your visit. I regret not having been able to meet your expectations and there is absolutely no excuse for the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly this hotel did not live up to expectations. Obviously one of the first renovated private homes to become a hotel it has not kept up. Our room(s) were dark with dingy curtains, broken shades, without a few lightbulbs, a broken shower and the best - a loft above where the staff slept making noise all night long. The service... More 

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Thank Susan M
ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking out the time to review us on TripAdvisor. First and foremost, I would like to offer my sincerest apologies for any inconvenience you may have experienced during your visit. I regret not having been able to meet your expectations and there is absolutely no excuse for the... More 

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