Coloniale Heritage Guesthouse
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TravelPod Member ReviewsColoniale Heritage Guesthouse Pondicherry
This guesthouse is located on the French Quarter and is loaded with antiques We managed to watch the debate while eating our breakfast croissants, served to us by lovely girls in saris. There are several fun restaurants nearby. Our drink of choice is Kingfisher beer .
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... we couldn’t be happier. Steak was on the menu and beers here were as cheap as Goa, with no taxes on alcohol here. The rooms had proper character with some great art work hung on the walls and a really nice vibe to the house. The cook was also very friendly and we ended up eating here every night it was so nice and convenient. I’ve eaten more steak in the last few weeks than I have in the last few years! Pretty mad with cows being a holy animal in India. The ...
... their tourist counterparts. This is reflected in the signage listing the facilities contained within; ‘Water’ states one sign along with a photo of a chap pouring a metal carafe of the stuff over himself - clearly rudimentary plumbing is considered a bonus feature in these parts.
We find the best place we can and pay very little money for what could be the Presidential Suite in that it had both water and a toilet. We head outside to explore and set ...
... piles, with white towels for us to sit on, all organised with linear precision, on seating areas carved out of white marble and stone. Nice touch.
Once our socks were popped on, we walked up a few steps and from here we were now a level higher and could look up and down and see the entire chamber properly. In the centre of the chamber was a huge circular marble disc, standing about 15 feet high, the top of the disc not visible from the ground level to which we entered; and now ...
... new ones built and some are being repaired. But not many. And then to the Sunday night markets! Sooooooo many people. All kinds of things being sold. Even came across a KFC!!! Now showered and lying on the bed writing this and trying to recover. Think it must be beer o'clock and then time to think about dinner. Will have to be the hotel tonight as we're not venturing out again. Dinner was the hotels attempt of a French and Indian ...
... home. The delay in arrival means at best we will only glimpse the city and in truth that's fine by us.
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