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4 out of 5
432, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Muthialpet, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,300
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
3.9/5Very Good! (42 reviews)
Average

"We stayed here for 2 nights. The room was spacious and clean, but in need of updating. We experienced a lot of noise - both from our neighbours’ children (the interconnnecting door seemed to have little sound proofing) and the hallway (decor is predominantly tiled/hard surfaces and seemed to be an ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2018

Shenbaga Hotel and Convention Centre
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3.5 out of 5
5 Rue De La Caserne, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs5,999
per night
13 Oct-14 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (45 reviews)

"Charming boutique hotel in Whitetown with impeccable staff who treat each guest as a special VIP and work hard to accommodate special requests (such as special food order for baby)."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jun 2019

Le Dupleix
Image for Dune Eco village and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Pudhukuppam, Keelputhupet, (via Pondicherry University), Tindivanam, Pondicherry
Rs4,200
per night
20 Sep-21 Sep
3.5/5Good! (29 reviews)

"The hotel had its older days of glory. I requested in advance to be picked up at the airport, no one replied. They DON’T TAKE FOREIGN CREDIT CARDS, and wasn't warned prior to my trip, which lead to a 3 hour ordeal trying to check out - manager decides to go out to lunch although I am trying to sort ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2019

Dune Eco village and Spa
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3 out of 5
Hundred Feet Road, Pondicherry
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4.1/5Very Good! (78 reviews)

"Excellent hotel with the perfect facilities and comfort for families. It's close to most of the places of interest in Pondicherry. Most of the places are at a driving distance of 15-20 mins. Hotel staff is brilliant and very cooperative. Nice rooms and service. A very good activity center for the ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2017

Sunway Manor
Image for Accord Puducherry
4.5 out of 5
No.1 Thilagar nagar, Ellaipillaichavady, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs3,000
per night
8 Oct-9 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (122 reviews)

"The place was more beautiful than expected, and very helpful staff for your service. Hats off team Accord."…"

Reviewed on 11 May 2019

Accord Puducherry
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3 out of 5
Old Venus Theatre, Karuvadikuppam, Main Road, Saram Revenue Village, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs1,799
per night
23 Sep-24 Sep
3.4/5 (70 reviews)

"Clean, Good Parking and 2 km from the Promenade beach"…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2018

Ginger Pondicherry
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3.5 out of 5
154, S.V. Patel Road, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,200
per night
20 Sep-21 Sep
3.6/5Good! (41 reviews)
Horrible Stay

"My daughter checked in on May 5th and within just a few minutes she was very uncomfortable because the room was smelling, furniture was rusty and old. However given er long journey she decided to just rest for sometime and when she woke up, the air conditioning was not working, there was water everywhere ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2019

Anandha Inn
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3.5 out of 5
479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs3,200
per night
24 Sep-25 Sep
3.7/5Good! (68 reviews)

"Luxurious and comfy rooms. A bit far from the seaside."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2019

Hotel Annamalai International
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3.5 out of 5
No. 168, Kamaraj Salai, Pondicherry
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs2,700
per night
20 Sep-21 Sep
3.6/5Good! (72 reviews)

"Staff are very friendly. EXCELLENT STAFF: PRASANNA KUMAR, FRONT OFFICE MANAGER"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2019

Hotel Le Royal Park
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2.5 out of 5
Opp Railway Station, South Boulevard, Pondicherry
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3.3/5 (4 reviews)
Close to Scuba Dive center!

"Stayed at this hotel because it was close to the scuba diving center. I am a diver so it was extremely convenient. Free Wi-Fi is available but a little slow. Room service is OK. It would have been nice to have tea bags/coffee in the room."…"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2016

Hotel South Avenue
Image for Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth
3 out of 5
New 44, old 58 Perumal Koil Street, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs5,805
per night
23 Sep-24 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (29 reviews)

"Beautifully restored and furnished this hotel, part of the CGH group, provides a unique place to explore Pondicherry from the traditional Tamil quarter of the city. The French quarter and the Promenade are about a 15 minute stroll from the hotel. Located on a street that is just a short walk from ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Dec 2018

Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth
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4 out of 5
7,8,9, E.C.R Main Road, Tindivanam, Pondicherry
Rs4,600
per night
23 Sep-24 Sep
3.6/5Good! (22 reviews)

"Good property with nice staff. Food is little expensive."…"

Reviewed on 26 May 2019

Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
Image for Palais de Mahé- Cgh Earth
3 out of 5
No.4 Rue de Bussy, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs6,780
per night
23 Sep-24 Sep
4.7/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)

"The property is lovely but I think fairly pricey for a 3*** hotel. That being said, enjoyed a lovely dinner at the rooftop restaurant and they loan out bikes free of charge! Much nicer to explore the town by bike on a hot day!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2019

Palais de Mahé- Cgh Earth
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3.5 out of 5
Auroville Main Road (opp Chola Trnsprt), Auroville, Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu
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3.2/5 (6 reviews)
Nice Resort ...Enjoyed

"Nice Resort ...Enjoyed ...Definitely would love to stay once I visit Pondicherry next time"…"

Reviewed on 20 Nov 2017

Purple Hotels Resorts
Image for The Promenade
4 out of 5
23 Goubert Avenue Pondicherry - 605 001, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs5,399
per night
26 Sep-27 Sep
3.7/5Good! (105 reviews)

"The hotel is very conveniently located. Service is amazing. The Blue Line restaurant was wonderful - we had lunch there and really enjoyed all the entrees we got. The breakfast buffet was also amazing and very fresh! Will definitely stay again if I’m in the area again"…"

Reviewed on 7 May 2019

The Promenade
Image for The Windflower Resorts and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Manavely Revenue Village, Maraimalai Adigal Street, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
Rs6,300
per night
22 Sep-23 Sep
3.8/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Lovely spot"…"

Reviewed on 23 Apr 2019

The Windflower Resorts and Spa
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Where Should We Stay in Pondicherry?

The destination of Pondicherry is a great choice if you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids. The dolphin watching, whale watching, and surfing spots are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Pondicherry (PNY), which is located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where to stay in Pondicherry, you might want to consider one of the 20 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Vacationing families have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Shenbaga Hotel and Convention Centre: Offers a children's pool, 2 restaurants, and free babysitting. Guests like the breakfast options and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

The Promenade - Features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and laundry facilities. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its clean rooms.

Accord Puducherry - Offers a children's pool, a restaurant, and free babysitting. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4.5-star hotel.

Hotel South Avenue - Offers a kids' club, a restaurant, and free parking. This hotel is rated 2.5 stars.

When Should We Visit Pondicherry?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Pondicherry.

  • Hottest months: May, June, April, and July, with an average temperature of 100°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 73°F
  • Driest months: February, March, April, and January, with an average rainfall of 0.62 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, October, December, and August, with an average rainfall of 8.35 inches

What Should We See and Do in Pondicherry?

While you and your family are visiting Pondicherry, you might want to check out some of the attractions here such as Pondicherry Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Sacred Heart of Jesus. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Serenity Beach and Paradise Beach.

Pondicherry is also known for the:
  • Temples
  • Rocky beaches
  • Shark viewing
  • Dolphins
  • Scuba diving
  • Whale watching
  • Surfing
  • Monuments

Getting Around Pondicherry

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Pondicherry-Puducherry Station or Pondicherry Villiyanur Station. Pondicherry might not have very many public transit options so consider renting a car to explore more.

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