Pondicherry Hotels

Dumas Guesthouse, Pondicherry

36, Dumas Street, Rue Dumas, White Town, Puducherry, 605001

Ranked 57 amongst 452 hotels in Pondicherry

6.0/7 8 Reviews
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Destination
6.4 / 7
Location
6.4 / 7
Appearance
6.3 / 7
Front Office
6.2 / 7
Service
6.3 / 7
Room
6.3 / 7
Food & Drink
5.3 / 7
Activities
5.0 / 7

Dumas Guesthouse Video Reviews (2)

Nithinsebastiandamn

 
110 Reviews | 13 Readers

"Awesome guest house"

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Overall Rating
7.0 /7
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Nithinsebastiandamn

 
110 Reviews | 13 Readers

"Very near to Pondicherry beach"

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Dumas Guesthouse Reviews (8)


Bangalore
1 Review | 49 Readers

"Awesome property with great hospitality"

6.5/7
Posted 19 Nov, 2015

I was there in the summers of 2015 with my friends. We stayed in Pondicherry for 2 days and 2 nights. We chose Dumas while we were looking out for a place near seaside which would makes us feel we were on a holiday and we found dumas to be a perfect fit for our preferences of leisure and relaxation in our budget. The place is walking distance away from the sea and offers comforting room with good bathrooms. The hospitality by the land lady made it a pleasant experience as were on pondy for the first time and she was helpful in suggesting some good eating and offbeat places to enjoy.I would definitely go there again and recommend it strongly.

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Delhi
5 Reviews | 669 Readers

"Will make you feel like you are in France"

6.6/7
Posted 17 Oct, 2015

Pondicherry is all about the French architecture. So if you go there and still stay in a 5 star hotel then you are not doing justice to the place as it has so many heritage properties and Dumas is one of the best! Nice big spacious rooms, pretty little garden , perfect location, lovely owners. You just can't ask for more. The hotel is just one lane away from the beach and it is situated right in the beginning of the French colony bang opposite to Alliance Francaise. The quaint little street makes you feel like you are really in France. The staff is really friendly, the place is owned by a couple who are more than happy to help you out with your travel itinerary. Only breakfast is a part of the deal but as Pondi has so many amazing places to eat one should try a new place for each meal. A nice restaurant would be the one right next door. Must try is Cafe Des Arts for breakfast, Villa Shanti for a nice dinner to name a few. Do get your bookings done in advance as the place is usually fully booked especially over the weekends. Perfect place to go and just relax. Take early morning walks and late evening ones as well. Surf at the Auroville beach (they have quite a few surfing schools there). No wonder Ma and Aurobindo ji chose this place as their home!

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Bangalore
2 Reviews | 298 Readers

"Quiet and serene place to stay "

6.3/7
Posted 25 Nov, 2014

Loved staying here, and very helpful staff. Big rooms and lots of greenery. Great stay overall. The rooms are done up very simply and nicely. Lots of natural light gets in if you keep the windows open. The location is very conducive to anyone who wants to sample the best of pondicherry's cafes and restaurants.

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Cuttack
9 Reviews | 5616 Readers

"The Best Place to Stay in Pondicherry"

6.3/7
Posted 16 Sep, 2013

It was one of the best and unique experience to stay at Dumas, I have ever had before..... The staffs along with the guest house owner, was very much co-operative. It is situated in the heart of Pondy, just in the location of French Quarter. Connectivity is very good to all the main points of Pondicherry. I have stayed in all the categories or Stars of hotels, but the different or homely feeling which i got here, is really uncomparable. If ever I go to Pondicherry again, I will prefer only Dumas guest house and will even suggest all to atleast once taste the unique experience of this Guest house.

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Chennai
5 Reviews | 7025 Readers

"Nice experience"

5.1/7
Posted 22 May, 2012

The room we had was very large, with plenty of room for an extra bed, a desk, and a huge bathroom. There is a beautiful gardens here. The location is great. ambience is just perfect, beautiful setting. The stay was extremely warm.

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Bangalore
11 Reviews | 16170 Readers

"Nice heritage guest house feel"

4.5/7
Posted 20 Mar, 2012

good location, helpful hosts and nice heritage guest house feel. We did not eat here.we went out for food they have some good restaurants around.

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Bangalore
2 Reviews | 2846 Readers

"Very good location"

6.5/7
Posted 7 Mar, 2012

The location of Dumas is very good. We went to pondicherry on weekend trip and had a wonderful time. We wanted to tour pondicherry on bikes and the hotel willingly helped us out by arranging for it.The look of the this place was very grand and exotic.

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Bangalore
12 Reviews | 18469 Readers

"Good hotel"

5.6/7
Posted 15 Feb, 2012

The hotel was good. The place is very nice and clean and its close to the beach road.

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Delhi
6 Reviews | 669 Readers

"Will make you feel like you are in France"

6.6/7
Posted 12 Nov, 2015

Pondicherry is all about the French architecture. So if you go there and still stay in a 5 star hotel then you are not doing justice to the place as it has so many heritage properties and Dumas is one of the best! Nice big spacious rooms, pretty little garden, perfect location, lovely owners. You just can't ask for more. The hotel is just one lane away from the beach and it is situated right in the beginning of the French colony bang opposite to Alliance Francaise. The quaint little street makes you feel like you are really in France. The staff is really friendly, the place is owned by a couple who are more than happy to help you out with your travel itinerary. Only breakfast is a part of the deal but as Pondi has so many amazing places to eat one should try a new place for each meal. A nice restaurant would be the one right next door. Must try is Cafe Des Arts for breakfast, Villa Shanti for a nice dinner to name a few. Do get your bookings done in advance as the place is usually fully booked especially over the weekends. Perfect place to go and just relax. Take early morning walks and late evening ones as well. Surf at the Auroville beach (they have quite a few surfing schools there). No wonder Ma and Aurobindo ji chose this place as their home!

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Bangalore
1 Review | 49 Readers

"Awesome property with great hospitality"

6.5/7
Posted 22 Dec, 2015

I was there in the summers of 2015 with my friends. We stayed in Pondicherry for 2 days and 2 nights. We chose Dumas while we were looking out for a place near seaside which would makes us feel we were on a holiday and we found dumas to be a perfect fit for our preferences of leisure and relaxation in our budget. The place is walking distance away from the sea and offers comforting room with good bathrooms. The hospitality by the landlady made it a pleasant experience as were on pondy for the first time and she was helpful in suggesting some good eating and offbeat places to enjoy. I would definitely go there again and recommend it strongly.

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Bangalore
12 Reviews | 18469 Readers

"Good hotel"

5.6/7
Posted 16 Feb, 2012

The hotel was good. The place is very nice and clean and its close to the beach road.

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Bangalore
2 Reviews | 2846 Readers

"Very good location"

6.5/7
Posted 9 Mar, 2012

The location of Dumas is very good. We went to pondicherry on weekend trip and had a wonderful time. We wanted to tour pondicherry on bikes and the hotel willingly helped us out by arranging for it.The look of the this place was very grand and exotic.

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Cuttack
9 Reviews | 5616 Readers

"The Best Place to Stay in Pondicherry"

6.3/7
Posted 16 Sep, 2013

It was one of the best and unique experience to stay at Dumas, I have ever had before..... The staffs along with the guest house owner, was very much co-operative. It is situated in the heart of Pondy, just in the location of French Quarter. Connectivity is very good to all the main points of Pondicherry. I have stayed in all the categories or Stars of hotels, but the different or homely feeling which I got here, is really incomparable. If ever I go to Pondicherry again, I will prefer only Dumas guest house and will even suggest all to at least once taste the unique experience of this Guest house.

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