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Gratitude, a Heritage Home

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The love and effort that has gone into restoring this Franco Tamil beauty of a house is palpable every time you turn around and observe . More so when you hear about how the front bit was used as a cab booking centre with the rest boarded up and left to rot when they set eyes on it for the...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at Gratitude and just as rejuvenating (if not more) than the first one! The staff and management are committed to provide an unique experience. An additional attraction is the number of like minded people one gets to meet at the homestay. Don't miss out on the curated Ayurvedic bath products! :)

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This small guesthouse is a delight. The building has been restored beautifully and is full of heritage knick-knacks and authentic furniture. There is a sitting room opposite the reception at the entrance with loads of books to read. You come into the courtyard which has a tree in the middle and a garden at the back. The breakfast table and...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Kate, we would love to host you again on your next trip to Pondicherry.

Reviewed 19 March 2017

Wonderfully restored to past splendour by the owners with INTACH and tastefully done, the place truly lets you appreciate the franco tamil confluence and takes you back in time. The staff are warm, welcoming and make sure your stay is wonderful. Yet this place is a no frills attached place right in the heart of French quarters, very close to...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, we look forward to hosting you again on your next trip to Pondicherry.

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 5 March 2017

When you walk into Gratitude you leave the noise of the street behind you and enter an oasis of serenity and calm. The courtyard is beautiful, as are all of the rooms. In my opinion this is by far the nicest place to stay in Pondicherry (and I have stayed at quite a few other places). The breakfast is wonderful...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, Sandra, they carry extra weight coming from such a seasoned traveller as yourself. We hope to see you again on your next trip to Pondi and wish you the best in all your future travels.

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 March 2017

It was fantastic, very quiet, very styly, and very clean. We enjoyed stay in this beautiful house.tiful.. It's good located and the swimming pool in gratitude mantra is beau I wish i can stay here another time.

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

It was a pleasure hosting you and thank you for the review from all of us at Gratitude.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Beautiful property! We were a party of 4 and stayed in Rooms 4 and 5 on the first floor. The rooms and property is designed in french vintage with ornate wooden doors, spacious bedrooms, lovely cotton towels and bedding. The shower and bath area is decorated in a similar style and the place is just beautiful! Air conditioned rooms that...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words Daisy, we're glad you enjoyed your trip to Pondicherry.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second time staying at Gratitude and it won't be the last! We had a lovely time in this beautiful, relaxing guesthouse. It is perfectly located in the heart of the old French quarter with lots of great cafes and restaurants within walking distance. The beach is also a short 5 minute walk. The staff at Gratitude really...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you Kate, you will always be welcome at Gratitude! Hope your daughter enjoyed her first visit to Pondi.

Briarcliff
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The rooms are surrounding a beautiful peaceful courtyard where there are lovely places to sit and relax with couches and lounge chairs and lovely foliage, The rooms are very clean and well cared for with a very traditional ,French historic warm feel. Great attention to details and lovely bedding. Lots of wonderful breakfast choices, great croissants, fresh fruits, omelettes and...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Hi Mary, thank you for the kind words. It was a pleasure hosting you and we would love having you over the next time you are in Pondicherry. Safe travels!

colchester england
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stay here you will not find anything better Walking distance to sea front and many excellent places to eat in the evening take your choice Breakfast well prepared by smiley lady cook and plenty of it, Rooms clean and tidy excellent beds

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Thank you for the kind words, it was a pleasure hosting you.

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
‘Gratitude’ is a home and a place of retreat in Pondicherry, India. It has been restored lovingly over a period of three years maintaining the authenticity of the architectural style and method of construction that was prevalent when this house was built. What gives ‘Gratitude’ its true essence is the quiet joy and peace that gives this home a healing atmosphere which is rare to find in the world outside without compromising on comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gratitude, a Heritage Home

Address: 52 Rue Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $52 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“We had room 3 on the ground floor with twin beds, as requested. It was ideal for two friends travelling together.”
KateL490, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms look wonderful. Ground floor rooms give access to the lush, wonderful courtyard”
Wayfaregirl, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I love the room with the blue floor (No. 5) but all of the rooms are individually furnished and decorated and are equally as beautiful.”
SandraN49, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms overlooking courtyard are lovely”
DaisyLovesHolidays, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All off them if wonky legs ground floor”
anessexcouple, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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