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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Villa Shanti is a truly beautiful boutique hotel in the French Quarter. The location is very central, the staff is fabulous and the room ( we had a suite ) is stylish, big and quirky as well as super clean. The problem with this Hotel is the noise: - the have the MOST popular restaurant / bar in town...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights here at Villa Shanti, and we all wished it was longer! Our whole family absolutely loved this beautifully restored boutique hotel. It was to die for. Thank you TripAdvisor! Spotlessly clean, very cleverly designed rooms with privacy glass in the windows, and a very funky modern feel all with an historic old building. We loved the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Villa Shanti is in the heart of White Town and easily accessible. The beach is 10 minutes walk away and you can easily move around to the centre by either walking or taking the hotel's bicycle which they offer complimentary. We loved the food and ambience. Raja, the duty manager, has been such a fun and helpful character throughout our...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is very well located: a short walk to the Promenade, the museum, and the best restaurants in Pondicherry. It also has one of the very most popular restaurants in town, so reservations are essential. Breakfast is good, though with a limited range of options. Maybe I should say it’s very good. The rooms are reasonably sized and adequately...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After weeks of travelling through India and checking in and out into so called 5 star hotels, this hotel was just fab. Earthly materials and colours, quiet ceiling fans and A/C rooms. Lovely spacious rooms, bathroom toilet were all perfectly matched and functional. Nice outdoor space to sit outside without going to the in house courtyard pub and restaurant. Good...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay at La Villa Shanti. It is a lovely boutique hotel with excellent facilities. Large, comfortable rooms with everything you need. Nice balconies and courtyard to sit and relax. Great food in the restaurant. The only comment i would have is that the service could be quite erratic - Some of the time it could be...

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Villa Shanti in early September 2016 for two nights and found our upstairs room above the courtyard restaurant to be clean and fresh with a good shower and ample space to spread out. This room was also reasonably quiet with good aircon and a fridge. The restaurant is very popular and apparently hard to get into, however...

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Gurgaon, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good although the selection is quite minimal. Breakfast was disappointing. service quality (no water served at the table!)and service speed need to go up. Should hire more staff who could also communicate better.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out tour group was overbooked in another hotel, so the firm put 5 of us here. It is definitely basic, but clean and ok. Fridge is fine. TV has 3 remotes, I managed to turn it on, but never figured out how to change the channels – would someone please create a set of TV directions for Indian hotels. A...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice room: large, nice furniture, decorated with taste, warmy materials, etc. Location is ideal: located on a quiet street, 10 minutes from the beach, in the city centre. Large variety of food for breakfasts as well as for lunch/dinner. Staff was really helpful and nice.

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Cuisines: Italian, French, Indian, International, European
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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, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $112 - $251 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
#8 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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“Book a table early of you want to have dinner there.”
 of 5 bubbles tabrahfamily, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs is quieter”
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 of 5 bubbles havaholiday, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms are located on upper floors & accessible by stairs only.”
  • View from Seagull Restaurant
  • It's a walk in bathroom with shower area. No doors.
  • The ceilings are pretty high creating a good living space.
 of 5 bubbles ShankaratTA, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take rooms on first floor”
 of 5 bubbles Mamagm24, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“you can ask for rooms facing street.”
 of 5 bubbles 267madhurd, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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