Amala Lodge, Pondicherry

92, Ranga Pillai St, M.G. Road Area, MG Road Area, Puducherry, 605001

Ranked 139 of 490 hotels in Pondicherry

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Reviews summary (62)

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Experience Scale

Average rating

Destination
5.7 / 7
Location
5.3 / 7
Appearance
5.0 / 7
Front Office
5.1 / 7
Service
5.0 / 7
Room
5.0 / 7
Food & Drink
4.2 / 7
Activities
3.8 / 7

Video Reviews (2)

Parthiban

 
154 Reviews | 3 Readers

"Good room"

00:51
Overall Rating
5.0 /7
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Appu

 
13 Reviews

"Budget room for stay"

00:23
Overall Rating
5.0 /7
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Reviews (62)


1 Review

I liked the reception and room

4.8/7
Posted 3 Mar, 2017

I went to Pondicherry in the month of January 2017 2016 and made my stay in the Amala Lodge. It was my holiday trip with family. The destination Pondicherry was average. I would rate the location as very good transportation is easy from this place. The appearance of the hotel was average. The staff at the reception was average. I booked my room through online. The house keeping services in the hotel were very good but need to extend the availability. The hotel room was very good because of nice view and facilities. The food in the hotel was average.

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1 Review

Very good and comfortable stay

5.6/7
Posted 27 Feb, 2017

I stayed at the hotel Amala lodge in the month January 2017 I went this hotel with my friends. The destination is very good as I liked the paradise beach. The location of the hotel was good since it was located centre of the city. The appearance of the hotel outlook was very good. I booked the room directly. I would rate the front office as good, as the staff was cooperative. The room service was good. Room was very good as it is comfortable and atmosphere was good in the room. Food I tasted was very good at this hotel. They arranged for the sightseeing facility from the hotel, I would rate activities as very good. Overall experience was very good at this hotel.

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Mumbai
1 Review

Good stay but need to improve in service

5.4/7
Posted 27 Feb, 2017

I had been to this hotel in the month of February 2017. I went for official purpose and it was my regular visit to Pondicherry. I would rate the destination as very good as it was tourist place. My hotel location was very good since it was near to my site and best way to reach the hotel by bus. I liked the appearance of the hotel it was good. The hotel front office was average as service was not good to me. I booked the room directly. I would rate the room as excellent but toilets are not maintained well. Service was good at this hotel. The food I tasted at the hotel was good as I liked vegetarian. Expected service was not good at this hotel. Overall all experience was good

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Bangalore
1 Review

Good communication by the staff

3.8/7
Posted 21 Feb, 2017

I went to Pondicherry during the month of january 2017 and booked the rooms in the Amala Lodge . It was my holiday trip with friends. The city Pondicherry was average. My hotel location was very good because of transportation facility. The appearance of the hotel was good because it is clean and neat. The staff at the reception was very good because of 24/7 availability. I booked this room through online. The services which were provided in the hotel were very good because of quick response and politeness. The hotel room was very good because of nice view and facilities. The hotel food was good as we like the taste and ambience.

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Good Accommodation and Stay

5.1/7
Posted 21 Feb, 2017

I had been to Pondicherry during the month of January 2017 2016 and booked the room in the Amala Lodge . It was my business trip with alone. I would rate the destination as very good. My hotel location was good as number of options for shopping is more. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as average. The staff at the reception was average. I booked my room direct at hotel. The house keeping services in the hotel were good because of responsible quick service. The hotel room was very good because of nice view and facilities. I would rate food as good because of taste and price is not high.

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1 Review

Nice Stay and Accommodation

4.9/7
Posted 21 Feb, 2017

My visit to Pondicherry in the month of february 2017 and stayed in the Amala Lodge. It was my official trip with friends. My travel destination was very good with necessary comforts. The hotel location was very good as it is nearest to the market place. The appearance of the hotel was very good as it is very hygienic. The staff at the reception was average. I booked my room direct at hotel. The house keeping services in the hotel were good because of responsible quick service. The rooms at the hotel were good because of facilities and decoration. I would rate food as very good, here we can get more local varieties.

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Jhunjhunu
1 Review

Good and comfortable stay

4.8/7
Posted 21 Feb, 2017

My stay in the Amala Lodge when I had been to Pondicherry during the month of january 2017. It was my holiday trip with family. The place where I had been to was good. My hotel location was very good because of transportation facility. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as good as it is very clean. Hotel front office was very good as they will respond quickly with appropriate information. I booked this room directly at hotel. The services which were provided in the hotel were very good because of quick response and politeness. Rooms which we stayed in were good with facilities and hygiene. The food in the hotel was good as we can have so many options as according to the season.

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Tiruttani
2 Reviews

Good communication by the staff

5.6/7
Posted 21 Feb, 2017

I had booked Amala Lodge when I had been to Pondicherry during the month of January 2017 2016. It was my religious trip with friends. I would rate the destination as good. The hotel location was good with necessary availables at the nearest. I would rate the appearance of the hotel as good as it is very clean. The staff at the reception was good as they are polite and responsive. I booked this room directly at hotel. The house keeping services were average since it is for limited time. Rooms which we stayed in were very good because of available facilities. I would rate food as very good, here we can get more local varieties.

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Bangalore
1 Review

Spacious and clean rooms

5.4/7
Posted 18 Dec, 2016

The hotel was located in the city nearby the bus stand. The parking place was available at the hotel. I had booked room by directly. The check in and checkout was done on time. The booking and front office was good. The best part was the room. There was no restaurant at the hotel. I had visited this hotel with my friends. The provided room was spacious. All the amenities were provided in the room. The Wi-Fi facility was not provided in the room. The appearance was very nice. They should improve the room.

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1 Review

Friendly staff with good rooms

5.5/7
Posted 17 Dec, 2016

Transportation facility was not available nearby the hotel. Interior and exterior was good at the hotel. Garden was not available at the hotel. Parking facility was available in the hotel. The room was spacious and clean. Wi-Fi facility was available in the room. All amenities were provided in working condition. There was no delay in check in and checkout. The overall service was very good. Behaviour of the staff’s was friendly. Welcome drink was not provided by the hotel. The food was very nice in the hotel. The variety of food was available in the hotel. The activity was not arranged by the hotel. I had visited this hotel for business purpose. I would not suggest anything to this hotel.

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Madurai
1 Review

Good and perfect hotel to stay

6.5/7
Posted 28 Dec, 2016

I had been visit to this hotel in the month of December 2016 with group for relaxation purpose. Destination was good. Location of the hotel was inside the city was easy to locate was near to bus stop. Appearance of the hotel was excellent from interior and exterior. Garden facility available. Check in & check out was on time. Staff of the hotel was friendly and cooperative. Overall service was on time was excellent. Room was neat and clean and was spacious. Amenities were available in the hotel was in working condition. There was WI-FI facility available in the hotel. Food I had taken from the hotel was very good in quality and quantity. Activities were available in the hotel was excellent. Tariff was comfortable.

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Good and comfortable stay

5.4/7
Posted 28 Dec, 2016

I visited to this hotel in the month of November 2016 with family. Destination was excellent. Location of the hotel was inside the city and was easy to locate and near to beach. Appearance of the hotel was very good from interior and exterior. Check in & check out was done on time. Staff was friendly and cooperative. Service was on time was very good. Room was neat, clean & spacious. Amenities were available with working condition. Food I had taken from outside. I did not check activities were held at the hotel. I did not check parking and garden facility at the hotel.

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Coimbatore
1 Review

Parking place was available

5.0/7
Posted 10 Jan, 2017

The parking place was not available at the hotel. The hotel was located nearby the bus stand. The garden was not available at the hotel. It was an old building. The booking and front office was very good. The staff were well behaved in the hotel. All the amenities were provided in the room. The complimentary breakfast was not provided in the hotel. There was no activity arranged by the hotel. I had visited this hotel for business purpose.

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Chennai
1 Review

Appearance was very good

6.0/7
Posted 11 Jan, 2017

The hotel was located nearby the railway station. The appearance of the hotel was very good. The garden and lawn was available at the hotel. The overall service of the hotel was good. The staff's were well behaved in the hotel. The Wi-Fi facility was not provided in the room. The provided room was good. All the amenities were provided in the room. I didn’t taste food from the hotel. The complimentary tea was not provided in the hotel. I had visited this hotel for official trip with my friend. There was no suggestion for this hotel. The room was booked by my friend.

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1 Review

All amenities were working fine

6.0/7
Posted 29 Nov, 2016

The location of the hotel was good. The appearance of the hotel was good. The room was spacious and clean. All amenities were working in the room. The food was good with quality and quantity. The check in and checkout was done on time. The hotel was located in the centre of the city. I had booked the room directly. I didn’t see any sightseeing nearby the hotel. The Wi-Fi facility was not provided in the hotel. I would like to recommend this hotel for upcoming travellers. The destination of the hotel was good.

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Overview

Amala Lodge is ranked #139 among the 490 hotels in Pondicherry with an average rating of 4.9 out of 7. It is one of the 71, 2-star Guest Houses in Pondicherry. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 3 photos, 62 text reviews and 2 video reviews and is rated top for its Destination, Location and Front Office.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 1,600 to Rs 1,800 per night. The hotel offer 20 rooms to check availability or to avail complimentary breakfast, we recommend contacting the hotel to check if the final tariff includes it.

The ambience and the location of the hotel makes it a suitable option for variety of travellers. Group (40%) and Single (32%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 60% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 24% have rated the ambience as colorful and traditional.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of Oct, Nov and Dec for the best experience.

Amala Lodge is located at Puducherry which is approximately 2 Kms from Puducherry railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Aravind's Wall (1 Km), Immaculate Conception Cathedral (1 Km), Intach Heritage Centre (1 Km), Cercle De 514 (1 Km) and Manakula Vinayagar Temple (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

If you are in need for airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing around the city or you have to do an early check-in, then we recommend contacting the hotel directly and requesting for these additional services. All of the available amenities ensure your stay is enjoyable and free from any hassles.

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