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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were two girls visiting Pondicherry for a weekend.We had called the morning of our stay and had booked over phone.The rooms were cozy and comfortable.Only the bathroom was not cleaned properly.Else the stay was good.There is no food option available at guest house, but the location is near to the beach road and white town so plenty of restaurants... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

We had booked our stay at Vatika guest house 2 months prior. Its very reasonable. We were looking at budget stay and this was apt right at the end of Promenade. Just a week prior to our trip we received a call from the owner saying that she has cancelled our booking as the place needed a huge plumbing job... More 

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Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I stayed here with with family (including 3 children). We enjoyed our visit very much. Our rooms were elegantly decorated with good a/c. The guest home is peaceful and in a very convenient location. The tariff is very reasonable. If you are looking for somewhere quiet to relax during your stay in Pondicherry, I'd recommend this place. Datta, the owner,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

First the pros: location is very close to the promenade and rooms are spacious, aesthetically decorated, and clean. Cons: This place functions like a airbnb without access to the kitchen. When we arrived after a long drive, we were told that the cook is on leave for the whole day. This was certainly not informed to us beforehand. We were... More 

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We stayed at Vatika for 2 nights in January 2014. They accommodated our early check-in willingly and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. The room was very clean and had a small balcony. They served basic breakfast of bread and butter, so you have to make arrangements for your own meals. If you walk up to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Located close to the Promenade and the French quarter, Vatika is a beautiful home. Rooms are big and neat and every little thing in this place is with an artistic touch. You cannot expect a hotel-like service here, but this is just like a guest house. Perfect place for families, singles or girls. We just stayed for one night and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

An amazing guest house , 5 minutes walk from the promenade. Amazing host, clean and beautiful rooms with custom decor. Very very peaceful. That essentially means that the host expects the guests also to maintain a dignified behavior while there, in terms of noise and all. All in all a place which will not disappoint you. The place commands a... More 

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great place for families to stay. They do not allow alcohol in the premises. Very close proximity to the promenade and the French part of Pondy. Very warm and clean place. Breakfast is very minimal, nothing lavish. If you inform them, they serve lunch and dinner as well, but only vegetarian. The staff is very hospitable and helpful. And great... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Homely place to stay,very near to Sea and Ashram.Perfect Home Stay.Rooms are clean and nicely maintained. Home like environment with Mom and GrandMaa's love. Didi here maintains a small handicraft shop with clothes and other hand made items. Didi is doing nice social service by providing employment to needy and selling stuff made by them.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Don't judge a book by its cover. This was the first thought that came to my mind when I entered the guest house! Contrary to what I had expected from its look outside, the room was very aesthetically furnished. With only 2 girls travelling, safety was our primary and most vital requirement. Located on the main road, a stone throw... More 

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Address: 67 Rue Francois Martin Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $31 - $2,750 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Vatika Guest Home Hotel Pondicherry
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