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Villa Shanti

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have read great review of this place on Tripadvisor and hence decided to try it out. This place is located in the heart of the French quarters and hence enjoys maximum visibility. I came back unimpressed and disappointed. Reasons are plenty. The service was not only slow but really really slow. I remember asking for water more than 10... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there for dinner. After reading the reviews, and how crowded it is, I was surprised that I was able to get a reservation. They did however indicate that our reservation will be held only till 7:30, so we made it by 7:25 and was taken to our table without any hassle. We started the dinner with the Betel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the most peaceful restaurant I've been to. It exudes warmth and comfort with its serene settings. The food gets yummier with every bite. Great service and reasonable prices, no wonder it's so highly recommended.

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Thank violyel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Villa Shanti is in the heart of the French quarter, which has most of the places to visit within walking distance. The hotel itself is newly refurbished, or it seems to be, and is great place to stay. Staff are very friendly, and always there to help.

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1 Thank Siddharth P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked two rooms here with my family and inlaws, and enjoyed the room and central courtyard. We were easily able to walk around town to see the French architecture in Pondicherry, then have our driver take us to the ashram some km away. In addition to breakfast, we ate a dinner here which we enjoyed.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there end of July. After a couple of hours roaming around in Pondi we were quite satisfied stopping at villa shanti. Place is great, calm, and beautifully designed. Clean on top of that. Food is good, not extraordinary but good. got a grilled salmon + pasta + lemon sorbet. Price is on the lower side though, surprising... More 

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the zucchini walnut crepes and it was excellent! The cheese and tomato sauces perfectly balanced each other out. My friends enjoyed their orders as well. Waiting to come back again and again. The ambience is lovely too.

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

Whenever I go back to Pondicherry, and I'm sure I will, Villa Shanti is at the top of my priority list. If this is your first trip to Pondi, like mine was, this hotel has all you need and more. Located in the heart of the French Quarters, everything from the Promenade, to Pondicherry museum, the Manakula Vinayagar Temple (the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had arrived at the restaurant for dinner. 10 minutes after finishing our main courses, most of us felt the need get air. And when we walked out, we started to puke outside the hotel. Mistakes are rare, but it did happen with our table. Now hospitalised and diagnosis test stating everything about what we had last night can be... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Villa Shanti is a beautiful hotel at a great location and food is delicious and innovative. Rooms are spacious and well equipped. Staff has very good service sense. I loved my stay here and walks around city.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The latest Heritage hotel of Pondicherry. Located in the hearth of the old French town, near the business area, in front of State bank of India, close to the seaside and the Aurobindo Ashram, this old 19th-century house has been renovated and a new contemporary wing has been added. With its clean lined interiors, craftsmanship, woodwork, Villa Shanti brings you a new experience in town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Shanti

Address: 14 Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $92 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Shanti 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#2 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
#8 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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