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The Richmond, Puducherry

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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“family room”(13 reviews)
“residency group”(8 reviews)
“french quarter”(23 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel and were a little skeptical seeing the small lobby, but the front desk personnel were very helpful. The room we took was the highest end one, and it was spacious, with decent fittings. The location of the hotel is good,...More

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Response from THERICHMOND09, Manager at The Richmond, PuducherryResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Veerappan My team and I would like to thank you, for taking the time and posting your positive review on "The Richmond" Hotel, Pondicherry on Trip Advisor I am glad to learn your stay was comfortable. I thank you for your support and...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Hotel is very close (2min walk) to the Rock Beach. It is a very tiny place and pretty dingy. The rooms are very small ( got an upgrade to a family room when I created a hue n cry). The Wifi is very slow, bathrooms...More

Thank anunalin
Response from THERICHMOND09, Manager at The Richmond, PuducherryResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Valued Guest Greetings from "The Richmond" Pondicherry I have since, had a detailed briefing with the concerned department staffs and we are implementing corrective measures. I would like you to please consider this experience as an aberration of our normal quality standards. I appreciate...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

For what we paid we expected much better. The location is very good, but other than that we did not enjoy our stay. The public areas are somewhat dark and subdued and not enticing. Our room the first was very noisy - street noises -...More

Thank Travelasia2018
Response from THERICHMOND09, Manager at The Richmond, PuducherryResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Valued Guest I wish to thank you for taking the time and posting your feedback on The Richmond in Trip Advisor. We value your feedback. I assure you that on your next visit, quite room will be blocked well in advance.. I appreciate your...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Situated about half a kilometer from the Promenade beach and in White Town, the French Colony at Pondicherry, The Richmond is a modern hotel with a charm of the past times. Relaxation and comfort are just two of the many things on offer at The...More

Thank Bijon B
Response from THERICHMOND09, Manager at The Richmond, PuducherryResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Valued Guest, It was a pleasure having you stay at The Richmond, Pondicherry recently and I thank you for your feedback on your stay. I am delighted to learn that your stay was comfortable. I thank you for your support and look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Perfect getaway from the residency group. Great interiors and spacious rooms that can accommodate a family easily. The wooden panels give a cosy feel to the room. Breakfast buffet is minimal with not too much variety but you have a lot of eateries around. The...More

Thank Grishma K
Response from THERICHMOND09, Manager at The Richmond, PuducherryResponded 26 January 2018

Dear Valued Guest, At the onset, I would like to thank you for taking the time and giving us your feedback on your stay at The Richmond. Pondicherry I am glad to learn your stay was comfortable. I thank you for your support and look...More

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Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$51 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$51 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (105)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (6)
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Ajit H
27 October 2016|
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Response from Bhaskarjyoti H | Reviewed this property |
No idea. You might have to call up and enquire.
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Ajit H
27 October 2016|
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Response from ashu07 | Reviewed this property |
not allowed. the hotel doest not have an open space for accomodating pets. the only space you wil find is inside the hotel room.
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Thilagasundari
14 May 2015|
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Response from JerryTravels999 | Reviewed this property |
There is parking available right in front of Richmond..however it is street parking(no shade) but there is security to take care of. Most of the restaurants in Pondicherry offer street parking.
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"Family room is spacious"
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"room on the first floor with window"
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"take the room on the upper floor"
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"Road facing rooms....like room 1106"
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