Anandha Inn, Pondicherry

154, S.V. Patel Road Pondicherry

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Ranked 23 of 499 hotels in Pondicherry

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Video Reviews (2)

Ajeet Singhaniya

47 Reviews | 45640 Readers

"Excellent hotel for stay"

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7.0 /7
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110 Reviews | 13 Readers

"Very good location and surround..."

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4 Reviews | 31 Readers

Very good hotel in a strategic location

Posted 30 Dec, 2015

Pondicherry is beach city with spiritual touch and international citizens. My purpose of the visit was official. My stay at Anandha inn was comfortable. Staff are courteous and prompt in service. Food was tasty with lot of verities. Auroville is a place one must visit and experience the magic of meditation. Pondicherry beach is well planned and landscaped. A real flavored coffee is available in beach.

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6 Reviews | 74 Readers

Well Maintained Property

Posted 15 Sep, 2016

I stayed at this hotel with a group of friends. The overall experience could have been 10/10 if their front desk staff knew how to behave/talk to customers. As we had booked 3 rooms, had called the hotel on the day of arrival plus informed them to give us close by rooms, they still didn't care to do so. Instead the front desk staff said "you are a young group you can manage to walk to each other's rooms". This sort of hospitality is unacceptable. Moving on the taste of food is average (with exception to desserts especially Creme Caramel, which is delicious) The pool is quite large and well maintained. The gym too has sufficient equipments. Though the hotel is located 10mins (by car) away from Rock beach, it's location isn't a problem, as it's on the main road where you can get autos almost throughout the day. The rooms are neat and clean, with all basic necessities. But the shocking incident was that all are rooms were cleaned (house keeping) in our absence (when the keys were with us and we were out) without our permission. Hence are personal belongings were risked and it's not acceptable that the hotel will use the master keys in the absence of their customers to clean their rooms without their permission. So overall it's a good hotel in terms of infrastructure, but the service/hospitality department is in need of serious training.

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7 Reviews | 1434 Readers

A decent three star hotel for stay

Posted 5 Feb, 2016

Room were ok, bit creepy and there was a cockroach in the room. The breakfast was good and pool was clean and functional. The room service was good and quick, it is located near to the white town (walking distance) and even to the market. The wifi was not reachable in the rooms though. I would recommend the hotel, but with some reservations.

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1 Review | 3 Readers

Maintained rooms & average staff; calm stay

Posted 29 Apr, 2015

My stay at the hotel was good and it was located conveniently as it is close to city. The staff were ok. The room was spacious, clean and well-maintained with all basic amenities like AC, TV, and geyser working at proper condition. There was a road view from the room. The food quality at the hotel was good. Activities such as swimming pool are provided but there is no sightseeing trip. There is no delay in check-in and checkout process. I would like to recommend this hotel to others. I went my family and it was relaxation trip in month of August 2013.

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1 Review | 1 Reader

Worth for money; easy to locate

Posted 12 Jan, 2016

I have been to Anandha Inn last month just to enjoy with my friends. One of the best hotels of Pondicherry for a long time, located in the prime of the city, close by to all the important places of the city. I have been visiting and staying here for a long time now and for years and this is always special and close to me. One of the finest cuisines are available here to enjoy your food. The Beef steaks with sizzlers that are available here are one of the very best you will get all around the world. Nice ambiance, spacious and large rooms, courteous staff, easy to locate makes it the best out of the rest.

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Anandha Inn is ranked #23 among the 499 hotels in Pondicherry with an average rating of 5.5 out of 7. It is one of the 46, 3-star Resorts in Pondicherry. On HolidayIQ, it has a total of 144 photos, 1407 text reviews and 2 video reviews and is rated top for its Front Office, Location and Appearance. It was also named winner of the Better Holiday Awards in 2017 under Great Location.

The online booking price of the hotel ranges between Rs 4,000 to Rs 6,900 per night. The hotel offer 70 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. Family (38%) and Couple (30%) are the most common type of travellers that like to stay here. 55% of guests enjoy the hotel's relaxed environment, whereas 12% have rated the ambience as scenic nature.

Although the hotel is a suitable stay option throughout the year for travellers, book your accommodation in the months of July, Aug and Sept for the best experience.

Anandha Inn is located at Heritage Town which is approximately 2 Kms from Puducherry railway station . Due to the close proximity, it is considered as one of the best stay option. Varadaraja Perumal Temple (1 Km), Bharati Memorial Museum (1 Km), Intach Heritage Centre (1 Km), Pevenur Bharthidasan Memorial Museum And Research Centre (1 Km) and Bhadra Kali Mandir (1 Km) are some of the popular sightseeing attractions located near the hotel.

The hotel ensures you are well taken care of during your stay. By providing free wifi access, the hotel makes sure you are always connected to the internet. It has a lovely outdoor swimming pool where you can take a quick dip or just relax your muscles after a long day of sightseeing.

Other amenities include Laundry Services, Parking Facility, Restaurant, Doctor On Call and Room Service. For checkin and checkout time, we suggest contacting 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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