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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its a very small hotel but very conveniently located near the bay area and lots of good dining places. this place only serves breakfast which is sumptuous and the marmalade and jams are homemade and they are to die for. They serve this local blend of coffee which is just perfect for breakfast.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A centrally located guest house on 3 floors, with easy access to the promenade, walking distance from the local French colony, restaurants and cafes. The rooms are clean and well maintained. Breakfast is served on the top floor. Bicycles are provided if you wish to cycle around which is the best way to see the city. Definitely warm and welcoming... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading many reviews on TRIP ADVISOR , we finally decided to have our visit at L'Escale which is being taken care by UK CITIZEN and is very well maintained. Rooms are decent with attached washrooms. Guest house is in the heart of PONDICHERRY, White town, french colony all in walking distance. Terrace restaurant is what attracts many tourists here.... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh this place is perfect budget hotel! Its clean, pretty and the best thing is each too has its own unique decor. We did not eat at the hotel I think BF was available but we had opted out... A perfect place wit a hint of Frenchness to it

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

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 August 3, 2016

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 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 

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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 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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