We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Dupleix

Certificate of Excellence
5, Rue De La Caserne, Pondicherry 605001, India
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with Tingo to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
1 room 1 guest
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Le Dupleix
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

304 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    151
    88
    33
    19
    13
See reviews for
67
125
16
21
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (83)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (304)
  • Mar-May only
    (83)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (80)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (55)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (86)
All months
Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A wonderful heritage Colonial era home which is beautifully transformed into a hotel. The rooms are grand and still has the colonial charm. The service was great. The food (vegetarian - North Indian) was slightly dissapointing though (I guess the continental food here would have been good), but that should not be any issue as there are lots of options... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor and thank you for being our guest during your recent trip to Pondicherry. I am happy you enjoyed your stay with us and your appreciation of the true heritage that Le Dupleix offers its guests has been noted. I am glad that the team has been able to make your stay... More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel possesses its own natural beauty. You could feel yourself indulging into the beauty of French architecture, interior and art, as soon as you step in the hotel. Be it a swing on the first floor or it's beautifully designed corridors, or its varandah, which is a restaurant now, each corner of this hotel is very well placed and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing 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 and that the team has been able to add to the way in which... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a group of 5 friends and a baby. After checking out of our hotel we went to Le Dupleix for lunch before we went our separate ways. Apart from the very delicious lunch especially the bacon wrapped prawns and the Courtyard Cocktail, we must also specially mention Mr. James and his team for making us feel really at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing 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. I am glad that we have been able to make your evening a comfortable and memorable one and pleased that you enjoyed the cuisine offered at the restaurant. Your special mention of Mr.James and the entire team is much... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a weekend long drive and an advance booking at Le Dupleix in Pondicherry....To our surprise, they upgraded our room to the Suite and it was the perfect start to our wonderful weekend. The ambience of this place is so amazing that it would make even the most unromantic people; romantic and full of love. Amazing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your recent trip to Pondicherry. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that the team has been able to make your stay a comfortable one. Your special mention of Mr.Suresh, Mr.Sathish and Mr.Lakshman is much appreciated and has been... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful small boutique hotel with courteous staff located in the posh French Quarters. Has a lovely courtyard restaurant that is well lit for dinner.Great live Violinist on Saturday's. Manager upgrade my stay to Suite from Deluxe. Stayed at room no 5. Great suite with balcony.The hotel is extremely close to the Promenade beach and to all the other French Cafes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was lovely having you as our guests recently and I would like to thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. I am pleased that the entire team has been able to make your stay comfortable and memorable and that your expectations have been met. Our efforts in maintaining the standards set by the management as well as... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We stayed there last weekend, very nice property, very good food & very good service. A colonial property with top class service of Sarovar group will transport you to France the moment you enter the hotel. The food was yummy. There is no swimming pool in the property but they have tied up with their group's other Hotel - Promenade... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your recent trip to Pondicherry. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that the team has been able to make your stay a comfortable one. I have also taken note of your concerns and I request you to accept... More 

Level Contributor
23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After seeing some positive reviews of this place, we decided to give this place a try. We reached around 8pm (a bit late, we agree). As soon as we entered the place, we were awestruck by the setup. We went inside, things started falling apart. We waited for almost 5 minutes, no one came to our service. Finally someone came... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting 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. There is absolutely no excuse for the bad experience that we have caused you.I regret not having been able... More 

Hyderabad, India
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I stayed here with my wife and kid in Nov'14 (13-15th). Booked this hotel after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. Believe this property was designed and built by the founder of HiDesign. It used to be a collector bungalow I was told. It is an amazing property but construction activity nearby was a bit dampener. The breakfast was good but more... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I have also taken note of your concerns and will discuss the same with the concerned departments. My sincere apologies for the disturbance caused due to the construction work... More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A fantastic place to stay . Beautifully done and in a great location . The staff are friendly and helpful. The restaurant food was great , everything was great except between the hours that breakfast took place, no one really seemed to know what to do . To get a cup of tea would be hit and miss and what... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor and thank you for being our guest during your recent trip to Pondicherry. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and glad that the team has been able to make your stay a comfortable one. I have also taken note of your concerns regarding the breakfast and request... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Was there for two days this property is very colonial and heritage kind of a hotel very well maintained the room which I was staying was a suite room and was big and spacious had a sit down dinner with 50 people by far one the best continental food had and warm service must visit

Was this review helpful? Yes
WijlaarsDA, Assistant Manager-Sales & Marketing at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your recent visit to Pondicherry and thank you for reviewing us on Tripadvisor. I am pleased that you had a comfortable stay with us and that the entire team has been able to meet your expectations. Your special appreciation of our cuisine offered is very much appreciated and has... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

181 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (175)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (40)
Viewed
Room/suite (20)
Viewed
View from room (8)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
2:29
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (79)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Pondicherry hotels
0.2 mi away
The Promenade
The Promenade
#13 of 62 in Pondicherry
4.0 of 5 stars 695 reviews
0.2 mi away
Palais de Mahe
Palais de Mahe
#2 of 62 in Pondicherry
5.0 of 5 stars 243 reviews
0.3 mi away
Hotel Du Parc
Hotel Du Parc
#12 of 62 in Pondicherry
4.0 of 5 stars 329 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.8 mi away
Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
#35 of 62 in Pondicherry
4.0 of 5 stars 516 reviews
0.2 mi away
Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient
Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient
#8 of 62 in Pondicherry
4.0 of 5 stars 367 reviews
3.5 mi away
The Windflower Resort and Spa
The Windflower Resort and Spa
#16 of 62 in Pondicherry
4.0 of 5 stars 315 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay