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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in "Baywatch" room. "Sea Facing" and "Nature Cooled" are the words you will find in their website description of this room. Well, you can't view the sea from the room, so forget about that. Horrible thing is that such bad is the design of the rooms that you don't even get the slightest of sea breeze even sitting...

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having read some of the other reviews I can see why it divides opinion. Now, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, but we got one of the Wood Houses, which was a very nice place to stay. It had a ridiculously large bathroom, with twin showers and a single cockroach (we came to an agreement, it stayed out of our way...

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Thank StuartVine
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

DON'T ever make the mistake of booking even to save your life . Under developed property hence they say its a "ECO VILLA GE " - TERRIBLE AIRCONDITIONING , Bad pathways .. horrendous landscaping -- I checked in and checked out in 10 minutes flat .. DIDNT EVEN WAIT FOR THE MANAGER TO RESPOND TO MY REQUEST OF A REFUND...

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Thank ajgrover2017
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was unlucky to be allocated a courtyard room which had no outside space to sit and the rooms were very austere and dark. However, some in our party were given garden rooms and these were very different and had sunbeds outside. All the accommodation is spread out over quite a wide area and some rooms appeared quite remote. The...

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Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed staying at Dune with family. Excellent concept and it is a paradise for natural lover with a nice swimming pool and privite beach. Breakfast was very good but the lunch was a disappointment as it appears that food is prepared from the point of European visitors.

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Thank kamarudeen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place with my friends in July 2016. The hotel has very good staff and very helpful. We had booked garden room and the rooms were very clean with all amenities. They have their own beach, swimming pool, lovely organic food served. They provide cycles which you can use and ride all over the resort. There is spa...

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Thank Mandira p
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great place to stay. We had the nature cooled beach side room. It's not really a beach view, more like peek-a-boo. There is a freshness to this place. Veggies are organic and the food is full of fresh flavours. Service is a bit slow at the restaurant. It offers activities like morning yoga, table tennis table, games, cow...

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Thank Kanika S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Dune eco resort with our friends in September 2016.. it was one of the best hotels with fresh water swimming pool and organic food served in the restaurent.. the best about the resort is no satellite channels in the rooms, however the ambience of each room reminds you of your childhood with old advertisement posters all around.. overall...

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Check in for a group was so time consuming, no organisation whatsoever. My room resembled a shed from the outside, the interior was not much better. Two of the lights were not working, the room was so dark and depressing. The bed was raised on a concrete plinth, I knocked and bruised my leg getting out of bed. The bathroom...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 14 March 2017

...we went on a long weekend and the staff seemed very hassled and swamped. Check-in was not a pleasant experience, the rooms are quite a distance away from the check-in area. The only on-site restaurant was so-so, service is very slow. Rooms were very tiny and claustrophobic (we took Family House 2). The bright spots are that the property is...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our village is designed for travelers who are looking for a place for a long, leisurely stay surrounded by tranquility, peace, and comfort. This 25-acre eco-friendly beach village features uniquely designed bungalows and cottages, a swimming pool, a tennis court and 700m of pristine beach. The Dune welcomes guests all through the year. We aim to create an environment "to live in harmony with nature and men". ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Dune Eco Village & Spa

Address: | Pudhukuppam, Keelputhupet Village, via Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 605014, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: $91 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Dune Eco Village & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Also Known As:
The Dune Beach Village
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in Pondicherry
#10 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
#11 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
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“Stay away from this property - you will waste your money”
sdas9119, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a house!”
StuartVine, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden rooms are much nicer than courtyard ones,”
GerryK158, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Garden room”
, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“AC rooms are good”
KanikaS992, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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