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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved my stay in this hotel. The balcony opened to blue sea and the room was elegant. The quality of the service surpassed all other pleasures. The hotel staff went out of their way to serve us. The food is excellent and we did not eat out anywhere. Ideal place to stay in the lovely city of Pondicherry.

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 days and I must admit that the staff here is the best. Really helpful, warm and considerate. They give you a call in the morning an hour before closing the breakfast to have your breakfast. Anytime you call them they will attend you in less than 5 mins and will ensure things are working fine....

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Great Britain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived in Pondicherry in the evening - my taxi dropped me far from my hotel waving me towards Le Promenade. Luckily for me Arundhati was at the entrance, and she kindly took me in to reception and showed me the way to my hotel. Two days later I booked into Le Promenade, and what a difference. The hotel is...

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location right on the seafront in the historic French quarter couldn't be nicer. It's lovely to join the locals promenading in the evening. The decor is modern and a bit quirky. Rooms are simple but comfortable. It's a shame that the windows (at least in the rear rooms) have to be kept shut because of mosquitoes, especially as mine...

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning a trip to Pondicherry then IMHO there is no other better place to stay than this.staff is good and rooms are also really nice.the view of sea from hotel is just so awesome!! Planning to come back to this place again.

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for two weeks in September 2016. The rooms were very clean, housekeeping was incredibly accommodating, and the breakfast staff was really friendly (Shaba especially). The location is great, in the French Quarter and close to many good restaurants. I will definitely be staying here again!

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best hospitality... Best location.... boutique hotel by hidesign.... n amazing finger licking food. ..... Best place to stay in pondicherry... pleasant stay.... no negative points.... courteous staff..... all in all 11/10... it deserves this 1 Mark extra...

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a fairly regular traveller and was surprised to see that the Room service at this hotel has improved significantly. The current scene at most hotels is to discourage customers from Room Service, but the current GM has spruced up the Hotel's service significantly. Had a wonderful Grilled Pomfret with Lemon Butter sauce which was really good. as usual...

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the price of room at this property is on the higher side, and there are other hotels in this price range, what tilts the scales for The Promenade is it's fantastic location ! Imagine waking up to a wonderful sunrise each morning from your window facing the Bay of Bengal a few metres away. Priceless !! Add to that...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had visited this place for a dinner buffet and wow I was surprised. Really large spread with ample choices and delicious preparations. Even desserts were outstanding. Take a good 2 hours to enjoy the buffet whole-heartedly and yes if possible enjoy it with a good glass of wine.

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promenadepondicherry, General Manager at The Promenade, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review and thank you for being our guest during your trip to Pondicherry. I am glad that we have been able to make your visit memorable. I am looking forward to welcoming you to The Promenade upon your next visit to Pondicherry. It would be a pleasure having you as our guests once...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Promenade is a luxury boutique hotel on the ocean front of one of India's most beautiful and romantic towns. Most of the rooms overlook the shimmering waters of the Bay of Bengal. Stylishly designed rooms with wooden flooring, specially designed luxury bedding, LCD TV, work desk, Wi-Fi, tea-coffee maker, fully loaded mini bar & electronic safe. DVD player and movies on demand service. All rooms are accented with exquisitely crafted pure leather accessories & an inspiring leather head board. All baths come with a hand dryer, bath tub, magnifying mirror and international 'Bodyshop' toiletries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Promenade

Address: 23 Goubert Avenue | opp. Gandhi Statue on Beach Road, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $120 - $420 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Promenade 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
The Promenade Hotel Pondicherry
Promenade Hotel Pondicherry
Promenade Pondicherry
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
#2 Luxury Hotel in Pondicherry
#11 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#11 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Avoid 2nd floor rooms 25-27!”
 of 5 bubbles bikeman_meop, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Always go for the suite room with balcony view, you wont regret it!”
 of 5 bubbles Aliviabiswas, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a sea facing room. There is really only a Fishing harbour and the view is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles georgemani53, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
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