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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I'm not sure why the hotel gets such bad reviews. I had a comfortable and clean room with working AC and WiFi. I had made a reservation for a single room but was offered a double room at the same rate. There wasn't any hot water, but the water was tepid anyway due to the heat. The room was nicely... More 

Thank Eric V
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Happy with the guest house, the friendly staff were probably the best part about it and they were also very helpful. The room was fine for what you need and it was an easy walk to everywhere we wanted to go.

Thank Maddy G
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Stay away at any cost! The staff is extremely unreliable, incompetent and will lie to your face without even blinking. I arrived today (21 August 2016) at 7 a.m. with a reservation for a single room and was told that I could check in at 11 a.m. at the latest. Around noon I was told to come back after lunch.... More 

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Essen, Germany
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7 reviews
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

- location is good - rooms are clean - staff couldn't speak english (i was in off season) - AC only worked sometimes, no support from staff - Wifi didnt work all the time because they didnt pay their bills - no electricity for charging in the room.. none of the sockets was working in our room - we agreed... More 

Thank Dennis K
KailashGuest, Owner at Kailash Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Dennis, Our sincere apologies for the fact that the guesthouse did not match your expectations. There were ways to improve the quality of your stay. For example, there is switch inside every room that is used to switch on the sockets and lights. And in case of any problem the owner is always available on the phone number, written... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

This would have to be the worst place I have ever stayed. Host unhelpful and price went up when checked out. The bedding was dirty and has a huge mosquito problem. Dinning room closed so couldn't get breakfast before departure.

Thank Susan F
KailashGuest, Owner at Kailash Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Susan, We are sorry to learn that you had unpleasant experience in Pondicherry. However, we are sure that you have not stayed at our place, as 1. we are very particular about cleanliness of our rooms, 2. There is no dining room at Kailash guesthouse, 3. Guest with your name has not checked in at our location since a... More 

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Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Good central location. Nice, if smallish, clean room. Good bed. Very friendly host, really helpful suggesting restaurants etc. Upstairs, semi-rooftop lounge is very basic and the nice view is hindered by the AC but nice anyway. Downstairs lounge could be really nice with some fans or AC and a beer option (upstairs is allowed), maybe it was not the season... More 

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Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

This hotel is situated in the heart of puducherry.the rooms are spacious enough and the bathrooms too. The owner is discret but keen to help you if you have any enquiries. I would recommend to stay there.

Thank Seb D
Limassol, Cyprus
1 review
Reviewed March 27, 2016

We had a really pleasant stay in the guest house as a couple. It has a lovely lounge and a bar, nicely decorated, friendly staff. Very clean room. Good location, close to the seafront and local shopping area.

Thank AnnaUA2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

My friend and I were extremely grateful to discover this clean and friendly guesthouse, perfectly positioned to explore Pondicherry. After reading rumours of bedbugs, we were almost put off; we were so very pleased we had decided to make up our own minds. All rooms face the hectic traffic, but this didn't prevent us sleeping peacefully in the most comfortable... More 

Thank Kay H
Ottawa, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Great Location, extremely helpful owner - was extremely helpful in making sure our stay was great. Also assisted me in getting some minor medical care I needed after proper at the local hospital and followed up to ensure I was looked after properly. We were treated like family!!

Thank Bob H
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Double A/C room - Rs. 1500 per night Double non-A/C room - Rs. 1250 per night Single A/C room - Rs. 1000 per night Single non-A/C room - Rs. 900 per night ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kailash Guest House

Address: No 43 Kailash Guest House Vysial Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $31 - $2,605 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Avoid the single room at the back of the building. It is dark and smelled of mould.”
 of 5 bubbles ericv823, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“check AC, electricity and WIFI first before you agree to stay”
 of 5 bubbles dennisk267, Jun 24, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the busy traffic: not recommended for those who want a morning lie-in.”
 of 5 bubbles kayh357, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms have great views - even better since we were on the fourth floor”
 of 5 bubbles bobhX9071IP, Feb 14, 2016 | Read review
“we only used one room”
 of 5 bubbles hubsNewForest, Jan 30, 2016 | Read review
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