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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Pondicherry during election time so not many option available..n luckily we tried lunch here ..butter chicken n some starters ..taste was heavenly .. very less spice n oil but the taste was superb .. must recommend restaurant for every one who goes to whitetown Pondicherry.. staff are equally friendly and ambience remind me of good old days... More 

Thank Ballav M
Chennai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Villa Shanti is a pleasant surprise, very clean and neatly maintained. The overall ambience of the place is excellent. The decor is simple and elegant. The rooms with the high ceilings well ventilated and give a warm welcoming feel. The only issue is that for the air conditioning to cool the room, it takes longer than usual due to the... More 

Thank ShankaratTA
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice and very clean Restraunt, very professional staff.. INDIAN food may need lot of improvement as the food was very bland with no flavours. However if the Restraunt has classified itself to be a French or an Italian gourmet kitchen the. It's better to give up serving Indian food as it misleads the Indian cuisine big time.

Thank Globalbiztourist
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Villa Shanti is a quaint little place located in the french colony. They offer an interesting menu consisting of French crepes, to Italian pastas to North India fare. The place has brilliant ambience. Nothing extravagant, but simple yet classy! Simple yet brilliant food! Pricing is also moderate. We'd been here a couple of times and hence would vouch for the... More 

Thank TejasKashyap
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very romantic setting and equally amazing food, Thoroughly enjoyed the food and the place... Complete thumbs up to the place!! Chosen by my wife and now I can't stop complementing her for her choice of place

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a boutique hotel, more like homestay. Clean with poor facilities thus poor value for money Restaurant is good however expensive Staff is helpful OK for short stay. Location is ok, not far from the promenade

Thank j d
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a cocktail in one of the few hotel bars in Pondicherry that had some atmosphere and a bit of life about it. We ended up staying for dinner and were not disappointed. The service was excellent.

Thank penyjenn
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here at the Villa Shanti in the lovely town of Pondicherry. We were so spoilt as we were upgraded for our stay here Wow we had a suite of rooms with everything anyone would wish for - even a pod coffee maker and dressing room!! The suite opened onto a small roof top garden and the staff lit... More 

Thank Vicky W
Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice property located in a very quaint place.. Walkable distance to promenade.. The food was excellent.. The front desk staff were very helpful and friendly... Rooms were spacious and clean...only as we had requested ground floor rooms it was noisy and couldn't keep windows open

Thank Mamagm24
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Villa Shanti during the Diwali holidays, had been here for lunch. Its a nice place with a good ambience. We had the baby beef steak with pepper sauce and the tiger prawns. The steak was great, would like a little more flavour with the prawns. All in all, its one of the best fine dining restaurants in Pondicherry.

Thank RonnieRoy_Explorer

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Cuisines: Italian, 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: ₹ 6,375 - ₹ 13,024 (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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#1 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#2 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
#8 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“Do call them up and ask them about the room locations. The rooms are spread across three different floors.”
 of 5 bubbles kennethmdesouza, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“DONT get rooms on ground floors.”
 of 5 bubbles adviseguru, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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