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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i had booked 2 months prior n mailed specially for 1st floor room for my parents as they r senior citizens but stil when thy reached they had already given 1st floor rooms to others n gave my parents 2nd floor so frustrated with the mangment i highly recommend each of you never ever to book here if senior citizen..

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Kolkata, India
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is an excellent place to stay . Quite close to he beach and the French Resturant hub. Please book in advance though. Or else you can go to the Central Office (check the timeing). The best thing that I liked about this place is you can hire a Cycle for 75INR per day

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1Thank EshaKolkata_India
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed August 3, 2016

This place was the cleanest place we had in all India but they will not show you the room before you pay because this is an ashram place. It is situated on the calm place. Maybe the only drawback is that you have to leave the key at the reception. Speaking about the town Pondicherry there is just nothing interesting...

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1Thank Tomas V
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We have stayed at the new guest house on more than 4 occasions now. Very clean and well maintained property. Rooms are modest with only bed, a small cupboard to keep your things, a chair and a mirror. The bathrooms are clean and hygienic. It has a decent shower and a wash basin as well. You can have simple vegetarian...

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2Thank Anirban M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed March 25, 2016

The location is very close to the beach, hardly 5 min.,at the end of french colony. the rooms and the premises are very clean. being an ashram's guest house, there are certain rules to be followed. you cannot enter after 10.30pm. the staff is very helpful. the surrounding area is also very peaceful. One can participate in meditation activity conducted...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Guest house maintained by Ashram. Near to the beach. Staff very helpful and cooperative. Very modest living as in ashrams. Self-service (luggage). No TV. No room service. Having laundry facility Canteen services available with fixed timings.Hot water has to be fetched from a tap nearby, available all through the day. Bed sheets and towels are provided Nice place to spend...

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4Thank jeeban
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed January 13, 2016

The negatives first. You have to get back before 10.30 PM and maintain an acceptable level of silence after 9 PM. Hot water has to be fetched in buckets, no impromptu lunch or dinner order in the canteen, they have to be booked in advance. The canteen is slow. But then, these are all declared upfront and it is your...

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3Thank Ram304554
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Strongly advise against this guesthouse. Staff were, as others have said, so uniformly rude that it almost seemed a joke. Insisted that I paid before securing my booking and then 10 minutes after taking my cash and passport told us about the 10pm curfew. While this may be 'common knowledge' it was not written anywhere nor mentioned by staff before...

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Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Rooms were very good according to price.. But they are very particular about there rules as it is of ashram.. We have to be back by 10:30pm..Tough for night out lovers.. Very good location.. But the staff is impatient n rude.. Food in the canteen is nice homely, tasty n clean... But it also have timing..

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Guwahati, India
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Located in the historic French Quarters, this hotel is very clean, and quiet. We got a room on the 2nd floor. Room is very basic, but spotlessly clean. Food is very good too. Rates are reasonable. No TV and hot water. Main door closes at 10 pm. Beach is 2 minutes walk, and there are restaurants everywhere.

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Address: 64 New Guest House Rue Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
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“Book in advance”
 of 5 bubbles EshaKolkata_India, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“Get booking 2-3 months in advance. Try for 2nd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ritu85260, Dec 24, 2015 | Read review
“choose the room away from the canteen kitchen, and do carry toiletries.”
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 of 5 bubbles Nawagata, Dec 15, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room that's away from the kitchen. Otherwise there are continual cooking smells and the banging of pots and pans to put up with.”
 of 5 bubbles Nanckauf, Jan 23, 2014 | Read review
“USe there Cycle rentals its 50 rs per day. Their check-i check out time is 10 AM so plan ur arrival accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles mailtonehagarg1, Oct 2, 2013 | Read review
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