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Family-Friendly Hotels in Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu

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Top Pondicherry Family-Friendly Hotels

Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth
3 out of 5
New 44, old 58 Perumal Koil Street, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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4.7/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)

"They have created a very cozy atmosphere in the hotel and take the trouble to learn each client's individual preferences. They were willing to go the extra mile for e.g. to meet my vegetarian requirements, outside of the menu. The property is classically Chettinad and they have made every effort ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth
Palais de Mahé- Cgh Earth
3 out of 5
No.4 Rue de Bussy, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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4.7/5Exceptional! (48 reviews)

"This is a particularity excellent hotel. Everything was outstanding."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Palais de Mahé- Cgh Earth
Le Dupleix
3.5 out of 5
5 Rue De La Caserne, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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4.1/5Very Good! (48 reviews)
Fantastic Heritage Hotel

"Staying at Le Dupleix, a wonderfully restored heritage boutique hotel adds much to a trip to Pondicherry. Our room was spacious and comfortable and the hotel, while offering all the modern amenities, retains a very special French character and charm. The staff was always welcoming and friendly. It ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Le Dupleix
Sunway Manor
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
Accord Puducherry
4.5 out of 5
No.1 Thilagar nagar, Ellaipillaichavady, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
The price is Rs5,000 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (126 reviews)

"Good venue. Very clean and modern. Bed comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Accord Puducherry
Shenbaga Hotel and Convention Centre
4 out of 5
432, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Muthialpet, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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3.9/5Good! (48 reviews)
Great stay

"Cleanliness and responsive staff"…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

Shenbaga Hotel and Convention Centre
Hotel Annamalai International
3.5 out of 5
479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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The price is Rs3,000 per night
3.7/5Good! (71 reviews)
not bad for a 2 nights stay but not so good either

"The stay was overall good, but for the price offered, the experience could be better in terms of the comfort and the quality of the furniture in the rooms. Another minor issue: the channels on the television are prefixed and incase you request the reception to add that one channel(Sony channel), ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Hotel Annamalai International
The Promenade
4 out of 5
23 Goubert Avenue Pondicherry - 605 001, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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3.7/5Good! (115 reviews)

"Amazing location & impeccable service. Hotel refurbishment overdue..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

The Promenade
Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
4 out of 5
7,8,9, E.C.R Main Road, Tindivanam, Pondicherry
The price is Rs6,500 per night
3.6/5Good! (27 reviews)

"Was not up to our expectation. Need to renovate the rooms looks rundown but outside facade looks good but the rooms conditions were below standard. Need to ask for basic things like soap, shampoo etc."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2020

Bonjour Bonheur Ocean Spray
Hotel Le Royal Park
3.5 out of 5
No. 168, Kamaraj Salai, Pondicherry
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The price is Rs3,383 per night
3.6/5Good! (81 reviews)
Excellent

"The stay was good. Hotel is clean. Service staff is really excellent. Their can be improvement in the food at La Menara. Alisha at La Menara is very sweet and very good at her work. Reception staff is vey cooperative. Thanks for the great stay."…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Hotel Le Royal Park
Anandha Inn
3.5 out of 5
154, S.V. Patel Road, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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The price is Rs3,525 per night
3.6/5Good! (45 reviews)

"We liked the location. This place is within walking distance to the beach, Arabinda Ashram and White Town."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Anandha Inn
Dune Eco village and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Pudhukuppam, Keelputhupet, (via Pondicherry University), Tindivanam, Pondicherry
The price is Rs6,875 per night
3.5/5Good! (30 reviews)
Good

"Good stay. Interesting concept. Problem with music very early the morning and shower too hot or too cold. Very nice beach."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec 2019

Dune Eco village and Spa
The Windflower Resorts and Spa
3.5 out of 5
Manavely Revenue Village, Maraimalai Adigal Street, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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3.4/5Good! (23 reviews)

"Nice resort with sea views and easy access to the beach. Rooms are clean and large with balconies and filtered water. Staff were friendly and helpful. The massages at the on site spa were good value and very good. Only negative was the restaurant which felt like an afterthought; and the breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jan 2020

The Windflower Resorts and Spa
Ginger Pondicherry
3 out of 5
Old Venus Theatre, Karuvadikuppam, Main Road, Saram Revenue Village, Pondicherry, Pondicherry
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3.4/5 (70 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2018

Ginger Pondicherry
Hotel South Avenue
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
Purple Hotels Resorts
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

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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.

Frequently asked questions

What's Pondicherry like for family-friendly holidays?
If you’ve been thinking about a holiday with your children, Pondicherry is a good choice. The dolphin watching, whale watching and surfing spots are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Arrange a flight into Pondicherry (PNY), which is located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city centre.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Pondicherry?
Sunway Manor is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your child-friendly holiday include Le Dupleix and Hotel South Avenue.
What's the seasonal weather like in Pondicherry?
The hottest months are usually May and June, with an average temperature of 33°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. Average annual rainfall for Pondicherry is 1211 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in Pondicherry?
While you are holidaying in Pondicherry, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple and Pondicherry Museum. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Paradise Beach and Pondicherry Promenade Beach.

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