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Gratitude, a Heritage Home

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Quaint and lovely guest house. The architecture has been fabulously restored while maintaining the heritage but also bringing in modern facilities. Vidhi the manager was always helpful and ready to recommend places to visit and eat at. It would be great if they had some provision to make food or have a room service/all day dining facility, be it with... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Quaint little guest house in a very accessible part of town near very good restaurants and shopping in the vicinity. The only thing missing was a swimming pool. Although they did have one in their other property 10 mins away it was a hot walk. One was made to feel so welcome and sitting and chatting round the breakfast table... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

As a frequent visitor to this wonderful city the Gratitude Heritage remains for me the top place to stay. It has beautiful space, a wonderful welcome, interesting and warm staff, a great breakfast, and an excellent location. The longer I stay the better it gets!

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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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, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $37 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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