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4.7 / 5Exceptional
30 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Kanniga Parameswari Temple
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Ananda Ranga Pillai House
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sri Aurobindo Ashram
    11 min walk
  • Airport
    Pondicherry (PNY)
    13 min drive

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  • Standard Villa

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Studio

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area


Located in Pondicherry, Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth is near the beach. Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Government Place are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Pondicherry Promenade Beach and Botanical Gardens.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kanniga Parameswari Temple - 6 min walk
  • Ananda Ranga Pillai House - 9 min walk
  • Sri Aurobindo Ashram - 11 min walk
  • Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple - 11 min walk
  • French Institute - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Pondicherry-Puducherry Station - 4 min drive
  • Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) - 134 min drive


  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant offering international cuisine.

About this property

Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth

3-star Pondicherry hotel in Heritage Town, near Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and free use of bicycles. Free breakfast (local cuisine), free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and laundry facilities are on-site. All 10 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include premium bedding, coffee/tea makers and LCD TVs.
Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth offers 10 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with fireplaces and a safe. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include complimentary bicycles.

Awards and affiliations

  • The property is a member of Heritage Hotels of India.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free local cuisine breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:00 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available

Things to do

Free bike hire

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken





If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Air conditioning
Ceiling fan
Premium bedding


Free toiletries


digital channels
pay films
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Paper towels


Free newspapers
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM - noon


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
  • To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Taxes are subject to change based on Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

American Express

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: INR 6000

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 1000 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. No pets or service animals are allowed at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Maison Perumal Hotel Pondicherry
  • Maison Perumal Hotel
  • Maison Perumal Pondicherry
  • Maison Perumal Cgh Earth Hotel Pondicherry
  • Maison Perumal Cgh Earth Hotel
  • Maison Perumal Cgh Earth Pondicherry
  • Maison Perumal Cgh Earth Hotel
  • Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth Hotel
  • Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth Pondicherry
  • Maison Perumal- Cgh Earth Hotel Pondicherry


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Can't go wrong with this one!

Shakti and the rest of the team at maison Perumal go out of their way to make sure your stay is as comfortable and customized as you'd like it to be! All one needs to do is ask! The most polite team I have come across at this small 130 year old revamped building! The breakfast is on point and I would personally recommend to pick room 101 or 102 as you would get a large almost private terrace! If I visit pondi again I will surely stay here and would recommend it to others as well!

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

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 the Perumal Temple, the building was originally a home to a Chettiar family of successful businessmen. The ground level has lovely common areas with courtyards that are filled with lush tropical foliage. The first and second floors have individual guest rooms that offer privacy, great furniture and modern conveniences such as wifi, cable TV and modern bathroom fittings. Service is outstanding from the moment you arrive to the time you leave and the staff are attentive to your needs. The hotel has a generous breakfast with fresh fruit, juices, cereal, eggs cooked to your taste with sausage and bacon, and an additional indian cooked breakfast. You get all that as part of one breakfast! Who needs lunch after such a repast, but if you do, there is a good choice of entrees to choose from. I was impressed by this heritage hotel and would gladly try one of the many others in the CGH chain across South India. Strongly recommended after a recent visit to Pondicherry on December 3rd 2018.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great property. The staff was friendly and courteous. Would love to come back here again.

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2018

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

(Almost) Perfect Weekend Getaway

My wife and I chose to stay here for a weekend in July 2017 and completely enjoyed our time there.The hotel is a large, beautifully restored, 130-year old home. Perfect blend of classic Tamil Nadu architecture and completely modern facilities. The hotel is a visual treat and the staff provided wonderful service. They allowed us to check-in early and check-out late, which was very helpful. Centrally located, so once we drove in, we could just walk everywhere and didn't need the car at all. The rooms are tastefully appointed, but if you want to relax in the room, the TV has NO English entertainment channels, so carry your own entertainment or a book. The beautiful restaurant also had only traditional Tamil Nadu cuisine, so for me that was a bit of a let-down. Also, there is only limited street parking. Notwithstanding the TV channels selection (considering the tariff of the room) and limited food options, the hotel is fantastic and I highly recommend it. A 4.5-Star rating would be my rating.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2017

5/5 Excellent

Excellent place for a peaceful stay

We had booked this hotel 2 months in advance via Expedia. After booking, we called the hotel and spoke to the Manager (Mr. Sam) to reconfirm our booking and specifically requested for Room No. 102. He assured us that he would block the room for us. After 2 months when the day came for us to head to Pondicherry, we were running late so we had called to inform that we might be an hour later than the check-in time (3 PM). Mr. Sam once again assured us that there will be no problem and that our room (#102) was ready! This warm and accommodating nature of Mr. Sam made us excited to look forward to the hotel stay. Upon our arrival we were greeted with a garland of jasmine flowers and cold towel by Mr. Jason (Front desk manager). He promptly had our luggage taken to the rooms, while we checked-in and got a map of the places to visit explained in detail. The following days of our stay was filled yummy complimentary breakfast, guidance by Mr. Jason, Mr. Bijoy and Mr. Mani, whenever we needed assistance. A walk within the hotel will give you a feeling of walking through an old beautiful home filled with love and joy. We were totally warmed by their hospitality and helping nature. The night before we left Pondicherry, we had dinner at the hotel and were floored with their Idiyappam, fish curry & prawns that we gave the entire staff a box of chocolates to express our gratitude :). Thank you Mason Perumal for a wonderful & peaceful stay! We will come back soon :)

Pros: Location in the quiet Tamil quarters Ambiance of the hotel & rooms Hospitality, warmth & friendliness of the hotel staff Totally yummy food :)

Cons: A bath tub would be fantastic addition :)

Location: Sentuers Fleurs En Flacon (to buy perfumes); Zuka Cafe (to buy chocolates & have coffee); Cafe Xtasi (for eating best wood-fired pizzas & yummy pastas

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