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Gratitude, a Heritage Home

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Getting away from frenzy and bustle of Mumbai to Pondy was the best thing we did. Staying at Gratitude, the heritage stay in Pondicherry was the proverbial icing on the cake. Now Pondy itself is a charming city to help soothe frayed city nerves. But it helps to stay in a restored Franco-Tamil old house in what's called 'white' town.... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was truly one of the best places we stayed in during our India trip. The staff was incredibly helpful: they helped us organize our transport both to and from puducherry, as well as get in contains with our next hotel since we had to change our travel plans last minute. Since we had to take a night bus to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited Pondicherry en route to Chidambaram and stopped only for a night ...wish we had stayed more ...but that's for another time. Finding gratitude was easy ...its a quaint place on one of the main streets in the French part of the town...The place has warm homely vibes ...The courtyard especially gives such character to the whole place , part... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Excellent property . Great hosts with added benefit of them staying on the premises. Quiet , quaint rooms in a well lit location . Service is unobtrusive and efficient . Very close to goubert avenue. All eateries under 10 minutes walk. Couldn't ask for a better spot.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

As a Madras native I've been travelling to Pondicherry intermittently for the better part of 15 years. I've stayed in friends' houses, spare guesthouses, faux-bohemian havelis, and a smattering of Aurovillean guesthouses which ranged from ascetic to luxurious. Gratitude is by far my favourite so far. It's just off the main touristy drag, and a brisk walk from the promenade.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Our stay at Gratitude was absolutely memorable... the place is stunning and is extremely peaceful. Perfect place to relax, unwind, read... But our stay at Gratitude was even more memorable because of Vidhi Salla, who was so warm, and welcoming and friendly.. our experience wouldnt have been the same without her... i took back so many memories of the place..... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Gratitude is such a beautiful property..it's so calm and peaceful and such amazing staff, especially Vidhi Salla, who's the manager. Our experience at Gratitude wouldn't have been the same without Vidhi. And she knew so much about Pondy and had some great recommendations to see and do in Pondy. We had a truly memorable stay at Gratitude and would definitely... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

My husband and I stayed at "Gratitude" in late March this year and had a wonderful experience at this beautifully restored heritage home, well-located in the French Quarter, near several good restaurants and shops and also the sea front. Our room with its high ceiling, large bed and quaint bathroom had all the necessary modern amenities, including air-conditioning. The centre... More 

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Dharamsala, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Our stay at the GRATITUDE was a real treat (having spent 14 days in an ashram in a very basic room). We loved the silence in this house, the beauty whereever you look, our wonderful turquoise bathroom, our huge bed - the rich breakfast with REAL croissants and last but not least our particularly friendly, helpful and pretty guest manager... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Gratitude - a wonderfully restored heritage home in Pondicherry on Rue Romain Rolland was such a treat that I almost regret leaving the place. Impeccably styled with high ceilings, wooden columns, limestone walls and rustic south Indian charm, the house oozes character and history. Be it conversing with the host Kakoli over breakfast or discussing south Indian delicacies with the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
‘Gratitude’ is a home and a place of retreat in Pondicherry, India. It has been restored lovingly over a period of three years maintaining the authenticity of the architectural style and method of construction that was prevalent when this house was built. What gives ‘Gratitude’ its true essence is the quiet joy and peace that gives this home a healing atmosphere which is rare to find in the world outside without compromising on comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gratitude, a Heritage Home

Address: 52 Rue Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $75 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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