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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This property is located a stone throw away from the promenade beach and highly accessible to near by restaurants. Well maintained 200 yr old mansion with spacious rooms. This is a good place for family with very spacious rooms. It's a bliss to spend time here. The hosts are friendly and cool

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Claremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

Delightful big old mansion from owner's grandparents' days. Charming owner-hosts and equally inviting lush gardens, quirky but spacious rooms. Fabulous location. Only downside the very uninspired breakfast.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016

We were a family and well received. French, English or Tamil, we could easily understand each other. Felt comfortable from the very first moments. Beautiful trees and plants, terraces. Property quite maintained. Calm and peaceful in middle of white town

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016

We stayed at Dumas in Pondicherry and had a very nice experience. Bala and Jacki the owners are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are comfortable and large and the property itself is full of greenery. The Dumas is on Rue Dumas which is on the road adjacent to the Promenade so it is extremely convenient and close to all... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

This guest house has some lovely features - rooms set amid a delightful garden, some quaint furniture in the rooms, little terraces or patios to relax in, excellent wifi, extremely helpful owner, well located, generous breakfast.. But our twin beds pushed together were short and uncomfortable, and the breakfast room left a bit to be desired. Chipmunks run all over... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016

Run by Jackie and Bala, who live in an adjacent house, this is a beautiful homestay. The location is ideal, just next to the Promenade. The street is also one of the relatively quietest in Pondicherry. We stayed in Room number 5 (Kewin). It was very airy, spacious and huge. The room is air-conditioned but you may need to just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Of all the places we stayed in India, Dumas Guest House was the most pleasant. Just a block from the beach in the old part of town, this French colonial guest house provided a beautiful room at a great price. The people were very friendly and nice. The breakfast was wonderful. Pondicherry is a pleasant city that seems less frenetic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay here. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. Our room was enormous, full of character equipped with a spare bed! Wifi is reliable, hot showers (even with a shower curtain!) and all the amenities. The location was also great, very near to the promenade next to 'Le Club'. Lastly, the breakfasts that were included... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

The location of this guesthouse is quite good as it is close to the promenade but a small distance from the centre. The owner is helpful and the garden a delight as was the private patio attached to the room that I occupied. The breakfast is generous and can be taken in one's room of in the garden. The mattress... More 

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Additional Information about Dumas Guest House

Address: No 36 Dumas Guest House Rue Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $48 - $4,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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