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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMaison Perumal Pondicherry
as with all CGH Earth sites this one excells in homely comforts and personal touches. Well appointed rooms are smaller than in most of the CGH Earth hotels but with lofty ceilings and simple furniture, tastefully chosen, the effect is spacious. Menus are a bit restricted but anything can be obtained just by asking. That goes for food, help, shopping, and local knowledge. We caught up on some late shopping, watched a festival, chatted about the virtues of Kerelan food versus Chettinad cuisine and came away feeling refreshed and ready for the world
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... interact. From what we have seen local fathers are so hands
on and involved, all around our travels we have seen fun loving dad’s affectionately
playing with their kids, so cool. So after basic ablutions on the train we head
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... in the depths of winter.
If the place was chilled and relaxed by day, a stark contrast arose at sundown. The place came alive with neon lights and people all over the place. Food stalls popped up and it seemed that the entire township had congregated to do their shopping between 1900 and 2100hrs. The food was great once more.
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... that I have ever experienced in my life, it was so silent, that the silence was loud – crazy I know, but it’s true. Maybe that’s the point, the design specific reward, so that the contemplation within this chamber can be reached to the fullest with the absence of any noise whatsoever except the beating of your own heart. So with the silence screaming in my ears I opened my eyes and watched as dust particles sank down, through and across the beam of light, ...
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