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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was visiting pondicherry with one of my Chinese friend ..I was visiting it for the 10 th time ..I like the aura there in the evening ...We walked out of the Aurobindo ashram ...and we're hungry ..since I was visiting after 6 years ...good eating joints weren't at the top of my mind ...while I was about to check the...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for your strong recommendation and amazing review! I am pleased to know that you enjoyed our services. Our Chefs are delighted to read this review. Your kind words of appreciation motivates us to do better every day. We look forward to welcoming you back at Le Dupleix Warm regards, Ravi

Cheshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights at Le Dupliex and the hotel was a really old building with lots of the original character. Our room was on the top floor and was really unusual in a nice way. We had breakfast and lunch at the hotel which was really good and the staff were very attentive and friendly. The hotel is...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for rating Le Dupleix on this forum. I am delighted you enjoyed all the facilities the hotel has to offer, with our staff delighting you. I have shared your feedback with the entire team.It is feedback such as yours that inspires the team and me to constantly strive for excellence and to make...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quiet pleasant stay at LeDupleix-great food and ambience.pleasant staff and homely atmosphere.very centrally located.the air conditioning here is excellent.the shady mango tree inside the compound gives a fantastic shade esp in the afternoons.

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for that wonderful review. We are delighted and your kind words of appreciation about our property and food brings us immense pleasure. We look forward to welcoming you again to Pondicherry, and to Le Dupleix in the near future. Warm regards, Ravi

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice building, you can eat in the patio. Good to taste white Indian wine with red snapper. Quite expensive for local restaurant but good balance for location + quality / price. We found a table without reservation around 8h45.

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! We are pleased to know that you had a great dining experience at our hotel and we look forward to welcoming you again to Pondicherry and to Le Dupleix. Warm regards, Ravi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant seemed to be the part of Hidesign. There were hidesign symbols even on the plates. As for the food, the taste is really good. We had jeera rice with chettinad chicken and to my amazement the mix tasted excellent, and just like chicken biryani. Rates are though on the higher side but the premium taste and ambience are...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! It gives me great pleasure to inform you that Le Dupleix is run by Hidesign. At the outset, I thank you for dining with us during your recent visit to Pondicherry. We are pleased to know that you liked the food and our Chefs will be delighted to read your review. We look forward to...

Yalikavak, Turkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was excellent at the restaurant. Food delicious. And for the first time in India I had a proper espresso. The real thing. Can strongly recommend Le Dupleix restaurant. I had capresse as a starter followed by prawn curry, just yummy.

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for your strong recommendation and that delightful review. We are very pleased that we were able to provide you with the best. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Le Dupleix Best Regards, Ravi

London
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our hotel, Maison Dupleix, was in the French quarter, which is close to the beach, while the Tamil quarter is further back from the sea. It was within easy walking distance of the front and both nights we took an after-dinner stroll along the beach front promenade which, very sensibly, they close to traffic every evening from 7pm. Locals walk...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for that delightful review. Our staff is very pleased that they were able to provide you with the best hospitality. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Le Dupleix. Best Regards, Ravi

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This hotel was an amazing oasis in Pondicherry. We had been traveling for weeks in southern India and really needed a quiet break from the intensity of India. This was it! We stayed for 4 days in this lovely place on a tree-lined street. The room was excellent with a fun tub/shower with bubble bath. Dining was either in a...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for staying with us at Le Dupleix and reviewing us on this forum. We are delighted to read your review! Your kind words of appreciation about our hotel brings us immense pleasure . At le Dupleix our constant endeavor to treat our guests with elite warm hospitality showcased by our staff and your...

New Delhi, India
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went for dinner to this lovely property and we were enchanted by the professionalism and charm by which we were greeted. This hotel is run by Deepak Kapoor of Hidesign and exemplifies his impeccable taste. We ordered the lobster thermidor which was nice, grilled prawns which were very good and a salad which was adequate. The only thing they...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! We thank you for having posted your feedback on TripAdvisor. It was our absolute pleasure of having you with us. We pride ourselves with the feedback that our guests enjoyed the warm and efficient services. Your compliments for our product and services have been accepted with genuine delight and will continue to motivate our team...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stayed for 2 nights at this heritage hotel, which is a converted French colonial era building. Our room, was quiet on the second floor, with period furnishings. But the bathroom was a problem! To take a shower, you had to climb into the tub and use a hand shower, the old wooden toilet seat was old, but had cracks...

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ledupleixpondicherry, General Manager at Le Dupleix, responded to this review

Dear guest, Greetings from Pondicherry! Thank you for that delightful review. We are very pleased that we were able to provide you with the best hospitality. Ms.Scarlett at the front desk is delighted with your recognition. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences caused. Looking forward to welcoming you back to Le Dupleix. Best Regards, Ravi

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  • Breakfast included
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The Courtyard
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Cuisines: French, Indian, European, Fusion
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Le Dupleix offers a fusion between the rich, colonial heritage and a contemporary flavor. The hotel beautifully complements Pondicherry. It is a 14-room luxury heritage hotel, nestling in an 18th century French colonial villa, originally built for the Maire Mayor of Pondicherry. Now restored and modernized the hotel is an architectural masterpiece showcasing the life of the 18th century French Governor Marquis Joseph-Francois Dupleix. The 14 suites are all distinct in style and furnishings and each provides a unique experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Dupleix

Address: 5 Rue Dela Caserne Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: RM337 - RM917 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Le Dupleix 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Le Dupleix Pondicherry
Le Dupleix Hotel Pondicherry
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Pondicherry
#4 Family Hotel in Pondicherry
#5 Romantic Hotel in Pondicherry
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