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Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule

Old No. 36 Vysial Street, Pondicherry 605001, India (Formerly Calve Heritage Hotel)
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Ranked #16 of 58 Hotels in Pondicherry
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Loved the mansion and were sorry we weren't staying longer at this hotel. Lots of character and charm and homely calm feel. Old furniture, some antique and lots of wooden shutters etc. Very well located for walks in the french quarter which was charming. We would have liked to have stayed longer. Loved opening the shutters to our cute little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 2 days in this little and very nice heritage hotel on the part of the indian town. Very central and at 5 minutes from the ashram and the colonial french town. Staff very friendly and professional . we recommended it

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Chennai (Madras), India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This Neemrana "non-hotel" is in the quaint Vysial Street, in the Tamil Quarter of Pondicherry. This puts you in walking distance to most of the attractions in the city, and about 15 minutes drive to Auroville. The hotel itself is a beautifully restored mansion with quaint old-school room decor and a very homely feel to everything. There is no room... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are pleased to receive your feedback about Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule heritage hotel, in Pondicherry! Your words reinforce our philosophy of infusing life and restoring charm to a ruined and unused structure and it is extremely rewarding when someone at the receiving end can sense and appreciate our effort to offer an experience, unique and memorable.... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We were 4 friends staying at this Tamil home which is 150 years old and centrally located in puducherry. Very peaceful and spacious surroundings. A nice hotel to take pictures around and to feel like at home . Breakfast was included - they had a choice of continental and South Indian Breakfast which was great! Staff here were very friendly... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback about Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule, in Pondicherry! We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay at the 19th century Tamil home, as well as the proximity to the Aurobindo Ashram, the beach and the promenade; and are grateful for your encouraging words about the staff and the hospitality. Your observations... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A delightful property built like a Tamil home - nice room - Pearl, makes you feel like a person from the 20th century living with the lovely balcony that overlooks the road with lots of similar homes and the wicker rocking chair. You need to remind them to clean well else a very mediocre job is done.The male manager -... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write to us! We are pleased to learn that you appreciate the interiors and enjoyed the ambience at the 19th century mansion and your compliments about the same have been conveyed to the team. However, regarding your observations, we wish to offer an explanation. Since you chose another room and decided... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here during new years this year. The location is great, ideally suited since its just behind the french town and everything is walk able distance. The rooms are neat, tidy and well maintained. The staff is very courteous and make sure you have nothing to complain about. The only issue we had was, the new years eve dinner.... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm feedback! We are pleased to learn of your stay at Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule in Pondicherry, and to know that you enjoyed the ambience as well as the proximity to the Aurobindo Ashram, the beach and other places of interest. Your warm compliments about the hospitality have been conveyed to the staff... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

La Maison Tamoule is located within Pondicherry. The reason to primarily choose this property was because i have previously stayed in 2 Neemrana properties and they were pretty good, however i was disappointed with La Maison. Although the check in time was at 2.. even though we arrived around 2:30, the rooms werent ready. Stayed in the room named 'Coral',... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to write to us! We are disappointed to learn that your visit did not turn out as expected and are writing to apologise and to offer an explanation. Since, unlike regular business hotels, all our properties date back to a bygone era, the rooms are also different to each other and cater... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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118 reviews 118 reviews
22 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A visit to PUDDUCHERRY and stay in the hotel was grt. a large Tamil house now converted to a heritage property is really good. Greeted by the security guard you enter to a smiling front desk receptionist and the duty manager Rajalaxmi and Raju they are everything in the hotel, guide planner addressing to all your issues. The rooms are... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are delighted to receive your feedback about Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule, in Pondicherry and pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay, the ambience as well as the proximity to your places of interest. In our effort to offer an experience, unique and memorable, it is always rewarding when someone at the receiving end can sense... More 

Bhubaneswar, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This one is value for money. The best thing about his place is that heritage feel u get when u enter the reception area. Yes, the rooms are spacious and baths r good, but more importantly the food is good and the service, courteous. Also less fussy unlike some of the snobbish heritage hotels, one sometimes lands oneself in.

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm words about Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule heritage hotel, in Pondicherry! Your kind compliments reinforce our philosophy of infusing new life and restoring charm to a ruined and unused building and it is always rewarding when our guests can sense and appreciate the love behind the same. Your appreciation of the cuisine and... More 

Pune, India
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

From the inside the hotel has a really good ancient feel. Its in the heart of the city with good shops at walkable distance. There are close to 20 rooms in the hotel and it has a restaurant within the hotel premises. The food was very good and the people were even better. What can I say about the hotel... More 

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NeemranaHotels, Guest Relations Manager at Neemrana's - La Maison Tamoule, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are grateful for your warm words about Neemrana’s - La Maison Tamoule heritage hotel, in Pondicherry! It is always rewarding when our guests appreciate our effort to offer an experience unique and memorable in essence, and we are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay, the meals, as well as the location and proximity to your... More 

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Address: Old No. 36 Vysial Street, Pondicherry 605001, India (Formerly Calve Heritage Hotel)
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Welcomheritage Calve Hotel Pondicherry
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#10 Family Hotel in Pondicherry

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