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Pune, India
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

International guest house is always my preference when in Pondicherry. Though this is not close to the beach it is only 1.5 km from it. Also, since in the interiors is cool comparatively to the ones nearside the beach. It's proximity to cottage industries, Ashram, Ganesha temple, Anand Bhavan, autorickshaw stand and tours and travels' offices is on the positive... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Bang in the middle of the busiest road (I think) of Pondicherry, you will find The International Guest House - non-assuming, simple and no nonsense. After much questioning and checking, I was welcomed. The room was just right for a single person with an academic aim (I was visiting for a Sanskrit language course). Clean sheets, table-chair-wardrobe, working a/c and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

A nice budget accommodation for both a/c & non a/c rooms are available in the heart of city near main Ashram, sea beach & central Kitchen, where meals are available @ Rs 20/- per head per day for all 3 meals together.Air conditioned rooms are fairly big with clean attached bathroom.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I booked this hotel online and found out to be very value for money. Loved the nearby areas and the location of the hotel is very good. Very easy accesible to main areas and very easy to locate. Nice breakfast and restuarnts nearby are also very good. Decent wait staff and clean rooms at budget cost.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Positives: Absolute value for money Located on the back end of the French quarter and central to all useful places Safe and Secure Clean even though a bit aged property. Actually the Old Wing looks newer than the New Wing Negatives: Nothing of note. The furniture in new wing is quite dated. Check in of 2pm and checkout of 12pm... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed at this hotel from 19 June 14 till 22 June 2014. Autos will charge Rs 70-80 from Pondicherry bus stand to this hotel.If one want to take Bus or share autos, it is only Rs 10/Person and the place to alight is Indira Gandhi hospital bus stop.From this bus stop the hotel is less than 5 minutes walk. At... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

rooms are very basic but clean, housekeeping staff are very friendly and efficient. Its a no frill place serves only bed tea/coffee, but can you imagine a single AC room for Rs 600/- in this day and age!!!!!!!! linen and towels are changed every alternate days but they will change it daily on request. i asked for extra pillow and... More 

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9 Thank smitagupta
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2010

dear friends interational guest house in pondicherry is the most trsuted place more living, the staff are very accomodating and the rooms are daily cleaned. It is also very warm to write that the atmosphere and accomodation is really fine, i expect every one to stay at this guesthouse. ....but not smoking no television, no alchohol...... suman

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13 Thank sumanchawk
Bangalore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2010

We stayed at the international guest house in pondicherry. The only reason we booked it was that an AC room costed just Rs 600/-. But it was very basic room. I think the guest house is a no frills place which is just okay for the backpack travellers. Families should avoid this. This property is run by Sri aurobindo ashram... More 

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mumbai, india
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2009

The International Guest House is much more modest than it sounds, and thats where its charm lies. This very affordable and sparklingly clean series of rooms is the closest one can get in India to a youth hostel. A lot of the people who were staying here seemed to be on a reasonably long trip to Pondicherry (i.e. not a... More 

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Address: 47, Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Salai, Pondicherry, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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