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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I stayed in this beautiful guesthouse for 2 nights. I was given a nice clean and spacious room with a balcony. Peaceful terrace is really enjoyable. Well managed by a french family. Amazing stay overall!!

1Thank Tufail_Ahmad
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This property is located a stone throw away from the promenade beach and highly accessible to near by restaurants. Well maintained 200 yr old mansion with spacious rooms. This is a good place for family with very spacious rooms. It's a bliss to spend time here. The hosts are friendly and cool

1Thank Saju S
Claremont, California
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Delightful big old mansion from owner's grandparents' days. Charming owner-hosts and equally inviting lush gardens, quirky but spacious rooms. Fabulous location. Only downside the very uninspired breakfast.

1Thank JulieStoneybrook
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 26 March 2016

We were a family and well received. French, English or Tamil, we could easily understand each other. Felt comfortable from the very first moments. Beautiful trees and plants, terraces. Property quite maintained. Calm and peaceful in middle of white town

1Thank switina
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We stayed at Dumas in Pondicherry and had a very nice experience. Bala and Jacki the owners are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are comfortable and large and the property itself is full of greenery. The Dumas is on Rue Dumas which is on the road adjacent to the Promenade so it is extremely convenient and close to all...

1Thank onthemoveBangalore
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This guest house has some lovely features - rooms set amid a delightful garden, some quaint furniture in the rooms, little terraces or patios to relax in, excellent wifi, extremely helpful owner, well located, generous breakfast.. But our twin beds pushed together were short and uncomfortable, and the breakfast room left a bit to be desired. Chipmunks run all over...

1Thank EnglandGlobetrotters
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Run by Jackie and Bala, who live in an adjacent house, this is a beautiful homestay. The location is ideal, just next to the Promenade. The street is also one of the relatively quietest in Pondicherry. We stayed in Room number 5 (Kewin). It was very airy, spacious and huge. The room is air-conditioned but you may need to just...

1Thank BennoDas
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Of all the places we stayed in India, Dumas Guest House was the most pleasant. Just a block from the beach in the old part of town, this French colonial guest house provided a beautiful room at a great price. The people were very friendly and nice. The breakfast was wonderful. Pondicherry is a pleasant city that seems less frenetic...

1Thank FredUnger
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay here. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. Our room was enormous, full of character equipped with a spare bed! Wifi is reliable, hot showers (even with a shower curtain!) and all the amenities. The location was also great, very near to the promenade next to 'Le Club'. Lastly, the breakfasts that were included...

1Thank Natalie A

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Additional Information about Dumas Guest House

Address: No 36 Rue Dumas, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: ₹ 3,343 - ₹ 2,29,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Room with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Tufail_Ahmad, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the back room off to the right is truly a treat”
 of 5 bubbles JulieStoneybrook, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Far from reception would be best. Won't hear guests coming in or leaving if sensitive to noise. Perfect stay like ours!”
 of 5 bubbles switina, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“They have only 6 rooms it is a small family run hotel”
 of 5 bubbles onthemoveBangalore, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“State your need to host to find ideal room for you. Book in advance, as it is very popular among returning tourists”
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 of 5 bubbles BennoDas, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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