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The Dune Eco Village & Spa

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to experience "The Dune" after having heard good reviews from people who had visited and stayed at this place. Since it was a per friendly resort we took along with us our Golden Retriever for a one night/Two day stay. The attempt to book a place through their website was an issue due to some software glitch which...

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Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is on E.C.R. near Pondicherry University. They have private beach, wellness centre. It is a 4 star rated and having every thing you need. Staffs are good, helpful. Yoga hall, Aroma Therapy all are there. We liked very much.

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Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Positive- location is adjacent to the sea and in ECR. Getting to the hotel is easy. Front office executives and managers are good and helpful. Suitable for people interested in silent and peaceful location. Rooms are good. Particularly the executive ones. Food is good and restaurants is affordable. Facilities and room themes are good Negative- very costly to the service....

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The approach to Dune ECO village is along a narrow lane with low hanging wires crossing such that there is someone with a long pole to hold them up to permit our coach to pass beneath. As in every hotel we have visited in India the welcome was warm. The accommodation is in small units throughout the property. None of...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was badly designed, no possibility of natural light unless you open windows (which hadn't been opened in months) to let in light and a ton of mosquitos. The bath area could have been better designed. Most of the furniture is totally impractical to actually keep anything in and makes one wonder why it is kept where it is. The...

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Thank taklamakaan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best resorts I've been to in a long time. If you're expecting five star luxuries, well then this is not the place for you. The rooms we stayed in are basic, large though and had all the basic amenities. The food was also very average but still okay and can pass. However, the...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in "Baywatch" room. "Sea Facing" and "Nature Cooled" are the words you will find in their website description of this room. Well, you can't view the sea from the room, so forget about that. Horrible thing is that such bad is the design of the rooms that you don't even get the slightest of sea breeze even sitting...

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Having read some of the other reviews I can see why it divides opinion. Now, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, but we got one of the Wood Houses, which was a very nice place to stay. It had a ridiculously large bathroom, with twin showers and a single cockroach (we came to an agreement, it stayed out of our way...

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Thank StuartVine
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 19 April 2017

DON'T ever make the mistake of booking even to save your life . Under developed property hence they say its a "ECO VILLA GE " - TERRIBLE AIRCONDITIONING , Bad pathways .. horrendous landscaping -- I checked in and checked out in 10 minutes flat .. DIDNT EVEN WAIT FOR THE MANAGER TO RESPOND TO MY REQUEST OF A REFUND...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was unlucky to be allocated a courtyard room which had no outside space to sit and the rooms were very austere and dark. However, some in our party were given garden rooms and these were very different and had sunbeds outside. All the accommodation is spread out over quite a wide area and some rooms appeared quite remote. The...

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our village is designed for travelers who are looking for a place for a long, leisurely stay surrounded by tranquility, peace, and comfort. This 25-acre eco-friendly beach village features uniquely designed bungalows and cottages, a swimming pool, a tennis court and 700m of pristine beach. The Dune welcomes guests all through the year. We aim to create an environment "to live in harmony with nature and men". ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dune Eco Village & Spa

Address: | Pudhukuppam, Keelputhupet Village, via Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 605014, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $96 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dune Eco Village & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
The Dune Beach Village
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Pondicherry
#10 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#11 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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“Stay away from this property - you will waste your money”
sdas9119, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a house!”
StuartVine, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are much nicer than courtyard ones,”
GerryK158, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden room”
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“AC rooms are good”
KanikaS992, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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