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Top tips for finding Pondicherry hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Pondicherry, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Pondicherry in November and December.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Pondicherry if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Pondicherry accommodation.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Pondicherry for 2 days.
For short stay travellers, a reservation near Puducherry (PNY) Airport may be ideal. A good hotel is MGR Regency in Lawspet, which has free Wi-Fi, parking, a cafe and 24-hour front desk and is a 9-minute drive to PNY. Another good choice is Hotel Annamalai International in Saram with its free parking, several restaurants, two outdoor pools and a health club, which is a 12-minute drive to PNY.
First-time visitors to Puducherry should consider a stay in the city centre. Hotel Le Royal Park offers free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, three restaurants as well as outdoor pool and spa facilities. Another area hotel is Bon Sejour on Lenin Street, which features rooms with a separate seating area, fireplace and sofa bed. Both properties are within a 25-minute walk of the Botanical Gardens in downtown Puducherry.
If you’re planning to visit Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a hotel in the White Town district is a great place to stay. The Promenade offers free Wi-Fi and parking, restaurant, 24-hour room service and in-room massages, and it is 12 minutes’ walk to the Basilica. Alternatively, Le Dupleix offers a restaurant, bar/lounge, café and limo/town car service and is a 14-minute walk to Sacred Heart.
Puducherry has a range of options for those seeking accommodation close to beaches. The lakefront The Windflower Resorts and Spa at Paradise Beach offers free Wi-Fi and parking, outdoor pool, garden and an arcade/game room while OYO 9815 Hotel San Bay Residency is a no-frills option with free continental breakfast and is four-minute walk from Serenity Beach.
If you’re staying in Puducherry on business, Accord Puducherry in the city centre offers a free buffet breakfast, a 24-hour business center with conference and meeting rooms and is 10-minute drive to PNY Airport. Another good option is the Shenbaga Hotel and Conference Center in Muthialpet, which also has a free buffet Breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking along with a business centre, meeting and conference rooms and concierge and is a 17-minute walk from the Government House.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Pondicherry
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The average price of a double room in Pondicherry is R624, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as R97.
Le Pondy Beach & Lake Resort is a 5-star lakefront property offering a free buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and parking along with an indoor pool, outdoor pool, children’s pool and playground. There is also a restaurant, bar/lounge, café and 24-hour room service, and guest rooms feature a private balcony and premium bedding. This hotel is a 35-minute drive to PNY Airport and a 24-minute drive to Puducherry Station.
Treebo Grace Inn is an 11-minute walk to Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, where you can catch a game of cricket or football. This hotel offers free breakfast, free daily newspapers and dry cleaning/laundry services, while FabHotel Esparan Heritage has free Wi-Fi, a restaurant and terrace with a 24-hour front desk - and it is a 9-minute walk to the venue and 15-minute drive to PNY Airport.
There are several Udaipur hotels that are good for the entire family. One is Sunway Manor where two children 9 and under stay free when occupying the same room as their parent/guardian, and rollaway/extra beds are available if needed. Another is Palais de Mahe - Cgh Earth, which is located a 12-minute walk to the Botanic Gardens and features a children’s pool, free cots/crib beds as well as a library, outdoor pool and two restaurants.
Lotus Bay View Hotel at White Town is a no-frills option with Wi-Fi and a restaurant. Two children 8 or under can stay here for free when sleeping in the room with a parent/guardian and is 15-minute walk to Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The Richmond on Labourdonnais Street also offers free continental breakfast along with free Wi-Fi and parking, restaurant and laundry services. This hotel is an 11-minute walk from Pondicherry Lighthouse.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Pondicherry districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Pondicherry city centre
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