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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night. The rooms are huge and well kept. What I really loved about the place was the rooftop that they have. You sit their at night, it's windy, you see a bit of the sea. It has a tiny kitchenette that you can use to make Maggi or likes and spend a nice time with family... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Pondicherry and we decided to stay again at L'Escale because it's a great location. The rooms are reasonably sized and well maintained. The biggest advantage of the place is the rooftop from where watching the promenade is worth all the money. We spent our early mornings and late nights on the rooftop just for... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Spacious room with an attached lobby area. Almost all the rooms open to a good balcony, although not sea facing but good to laze around and have drinks. Tha cafe at the rooftop has an amazing view and indeed a reasonable place to have breakfast.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We chose to stay at this place primarily because of the location. The rooms are average and have all basic facilities. They are well maintained and homely. Not too spacious so would not recommend if you intend on spending a lot of time indoors. There is a nice sea-view terrace with cosy seating. Also a lot of nice cafes, shops,... More 

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Rooms are pretty well spaced out. Quite well done up too. Pretty and colourful overall. Nce reading space. The cafe at the roof top is the best part. Breakfast is decent. Nice view. Very helpful staff. Quiet and friendly environment. 10 steps from the promenade. Extremely well located as the best of cafes and restaurants are at walking distance from... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I traveled to Pondicherry last week with a friend, we have stayed at L'escale on even the previous occasion we visited. We absolutely love the place, it is beautifully located and their rooms are very clean and tastefully done up. The staff is very cheerful and ever ready to help. We are two women travelling on our own and never... More 

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Hello There !!! I am very happy you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your kind words I love your sense of humour!!! Nick More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Its a beautiful guest house kept very tastefully by a British couple. The rooms are not as spacious, but the beautiful decor makes up for it. They have a beautiful terrace which gives you an even more beautiful view of the sea. My friends and I spent the whole night there. The owner is a very helpful guy as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Not much to add, located in french district, nice rooms, good location...perfect value/money ratio. Nice roof terrace if want to enjoy breeze. All main tourism objects are in walking distance. Just take into account that even bay is within 5 min walk swimming there is not possible due to stony waterfront.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We traveled to Pondicherry on a very short notice and were lucky to have found a place at L'escale. Right from the location, just a street away from the Beach Road, to the beautiful rooms and bathrooms, the quaint balcony facing onto the street and the absolutely fabulous roof-top; this was an amazing experience. The manager Mr Arul was very... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The most stylish room we've been in in India as backpackers with a very reasonable price. Great location in the quiet French quarter one street away from the beach and 5 minutes walk from the train station. Very clean. Good wifi. The owner gave us excellent information. We hired a scooter and he gave us a detailed description of how... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
L'Escale boutique hotel / guest house is a refurbished building situated in the heart of the colonial French quarters. Stepping outside the L'Escale boutique hotel / guest house, you will be less than 100 m away from the beach promenade, making it ideal for a walk along the beach road during the evening. L'Escale boutique hotel / guest house compromises of 7 bedrooms with attached bathrooms and air conditioning. The guest house also comes with a terrace which has a magnificent view of the ocean and Pondicherry town. Breakfast is served in the terrace and the guests are welcome to utilize the terrace at any time during their stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Escale

Address: 31 Dumas Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $35 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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