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Hyderabad, India
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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4 reviews
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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lescale, Owner at L'Escale, responded to this review

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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26 reviews
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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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Europe
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The location of this bnb is great. Its almost on the beach. The terrace breakfast area looks out to the promenade and gets good breeze. I used the kitchen during my stay and must admit that it is kept very clean. The rooms are okay. Seems there was a space crunch so they are quite asymmetrical. May not be an... More 

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lescale, Owner at L'Escale, responded to this review

Hello from Nick to you Breakfast time i do not realy like intruding on peoples private time usualy i feel clients want to be left alone at this time of the day unless they ask me a question and for sure i am very happy to help. Talking and seeing what clients want to do i always like doing downstairs... More 

Hyderabad, India
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Thanks to our stay at L'Escale our trip to Pondy was quite memorable. The room we stayed at was great - airy, clean, had excellent bed. The location is the best - right behind the beach promenade and within walking distance to anything and everything that's to be seen at Pondy, except of course Auroville. In case your legs dont... More 

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lescale, Owner at L'Escale, responded to this review

Hello Ron Thank you for your review and most important of all i am very happy you had a good time in Pondicherry Nick & Patricia More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Beachfront
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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 605 001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $32 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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