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Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient

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17, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come to Pondy for work a few times a year, but this was my first time at L'Orient. This property is an absolutely gorgeous and beautifully updated French Colonial mansion. Each room is unique and tastefully decorated with antique art and furnishings. I visited in June, and while the weather was scorching the A/C kept my room cool. The... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a day in this heritage property redeveloped by Neemrana Non-Hotels from a colonial era french mansion. You'll get to see the before-after redevelopment pictures on the walls of the hotel. The architecture has a heritage feel with most of the things proudly showing-off their originality. Good to see that redevelopment hasn't killed the heritage of the place. The rooms... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Spent one night at this heritage hotel. Very nicely done up rooms with a lot of antiques spread across the property and in rooms. Guy at checkin could be better. Restaurant was good with limited choices and special consideration for in house guests. Will definitely stay back and inspired to explore other neemrana properties after this stay.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful property,it's an ancient french bunglows.each room is designed as per french colony.open air restaurant is just amazing.staff is very friendly n cooperative.best part is the location..this property is walking distance from the sea.only thing there is no swimming pool or room service !

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This beautifully renovated property of Neemrana was one of our best stays by far. Even tiny aspects of the original building have been retained while adding to their charm with their decor. We stayed in Cannanore in the first floor - The room was beautiful with a charming balcony. A couple of our friends stayed in Madurai which was pretty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in May 2016. The hotel has, at a guess, about fifteen rooms, all unique and all named rather than numbered. AC throughout. We had the privilege of being moved to a bigger room with a verandah. They're high-ceilinged and beautifully decorated with a colonial Indo-French feel without compromising on comfort. Sometimes these restorations can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The property requires better management and some skill development workshops for their staff at all the levels. The food was average. The servers were seriously missing on the basics of hospitality industry. Their approach towards serving and guests was rather casual. No proper uniform for the waiters and clumsily hanging sleeves were not making the meals any better. Though the... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The property is located in the heart of Pondicherry! Definitely has a French vintage feel to it. Good food, warm staff and excellent feel. Situated in the area where you have the best restaurants and cafes to party! If you are in Pondicherry. This is the place to be!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Visited last August, hotel is really beautiful. It has its own old charm. Always wanted to stay at some real old architecture. And this hotel gives you 100% . Weather that time was really hot. But hotel was wipes that off . Each room is different and beautiful . Location wise hotel is very much strategically located

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We stayed at this hotel during the long weekend week of Holi and Good Friday and must say that this one was my best stay experience ever! The beautiful property is located right in the heart of French Quarters and its location is one of the many USPs of the hotel. Amazing rooms, impeccable client service, in fact the staff... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The magic of the whole Orient in one name: Pondicherry, where the French set up a new coastal lifestyle. Only a French flirtation with India’s bewildering diversity could have produced the refined and elusive magic of Pondicherry. Now, this French 18th century in India is brought alive again in a virtual art gallery with etchings and hand written postcards.Recreated in high-raftered ceilings with savonnerie rugs and easy chairs to lounge away the afternoons. Four poster beds – one accessed by three stairs! To help you recreate your past with dreams. Savour a French mansion full of Indian warmth.Enjoy fine Creole eating where Tamil spices mix with subtle French under-statement to titillate the palates of gourmets. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Neemrana's Hotel de l'Orient

Address: 17, Rue Romain Rolland, Pondicherry 605001, India
Location: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $52 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Hotel De l Orient
De l Orient Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#4 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
#6 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
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