Hidden behind a discrete facade, this big 19th century house located in the old French town (white town) has expanded a new wing built in contemporary style and comprises of fifteen well decorated and spacious rooms. The use of traditional material in a modern language, the harmony of proportion and simplicity confers a unique and innovative character to this hotel and provides a modern interpretation of colonial architecture.
Situated in the heart of old French town and 400mtrs from the rocky beaches,though one can say it as a contemporary hotel, it has all the luxury for a comfortable stay, without the boundaries of a contemporary luxury hotel. All 15 rooms are built around an inner courtyard with a vertical garden and all have natural light.Located in the new wing, they fit perfectly into the building's architecture, mid colonial mid modern.
The restaurant is divided into two areas, one open on the patio and the vertical garden, air conditioned and the other located in the old building.The cafe bar is situated opposite the patio and the vertical garden, offers snacks from the Indian streets and sandwiches.They focus on quality, freshness and seasonal products, favouring small local suppliers who respect organic farming.
Explore the French Town by literally walking down the lanes of history or cycling or by vehicle. The buildings in French section of Puducherry are an enduring legacy of French history in India. Scuba dive up to 12m, with a certified diver, just a few minutes away from Pondicherry coast, and discover the fauna and the flora of the Bay of Bengal.
It is minimum of 2 nights destination and being a tax free destination, the food and liquor becomes a treat.