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Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel
Annamalai International Hotel

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7.8

Very good

271 reviews

271 reviews

Housekeeping19
Food & Dining4
Swimming Pool4
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7.8

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 1.38 kilometers from city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus 2.2 km
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple 2.3 km
Sri Aurobindo Ashram 2.3 km
Rock Beach 2.6 km
Seaside Promenade 2.6 km
French War Memorial 2.6 km
Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges 2.7 km
Serenity Beach 4.6 km
Chunnambar Boat House 6.5 km
Paradise Beach 7.3 km
Nearby landmarks
S.S. Remedy Hospital 40 m
PHC, Kosapalayam 220 m
Sri Krishna Nursing Home 260 m
Apollo White Dental 320 m
Kaushik Pharmacy 430 m
Viji Clinic 450 m
Dr. R Bhaskaran 520 m
Pet clinic 530 m
Dr.Sharavanan K.Padmanaban 580 m
Mira medicals 580 m

Annamalai International Hotel

479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram, Pondicherry City Center, Pondicherry, India, 605 013 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Pondicherry City Center part of Pondicherry, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Seaside Promenade. This 3-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Currency exchange

Daily housekeeping

Hygiene Plus
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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
Body thermometer
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Swimming pool [outdoor]

Fitness center

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

This property is in high demand!

5 travelers have booked today.

Value for money7.7
Distance to city center1.00 Km
Location rating7.8
Nearest airportPuducherry Airport (PNY)
Distance to airport2.8 km

Rooms available at Annamalai International Hotel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.1

Premium Room
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Executive Room
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  • Room size: 47 m²/506 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Standard Triple Room
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed and 1 futon
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Annamalai Suite
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  • No Windows view
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Smart Room
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  • No Windows view
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Standard Room
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  • No Windows view
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DOUBLE ROOM TRIPLE ROOM DOUBLE BED 1 TWIN BED
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    Suite - King
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        Frequently asked questions

        How much does it cost to stay at Annamalai International Hotel?

        Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

        What time is check-in and check-out at Annamalai International Hotel?

        Check-in is from 01:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

        How do I get to Annamalai International Hotel?

        For those who wish to drive their own cars, Annamalai International Hotel has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Pondicherry with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

        Is breakfast offered at Annamalai International Hotel?

        Start your mornings right, with the continental and buffet breakfast options offered at Annamalai International Hotel. There's an additional charge of 300 INR for adults and 250 INR for children if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

        What are my dining options at Annamalai International Hotel?

        Annamalai International Hotel features 3 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

        What is the smoking policy at Annamalai International Hotel?

        Annamalai International Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

        What is the closest airport to Annamalai International Hotel?

        Travel by air is easy with Puducherry Airport only 2.7 km away from Annamalai International Hotel.

        What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Annamalai International Hotel?

        The closest train, metro, or bus station to Annamalai International Hotel is Puducherry Railway Station, 2.3 km away.

        What restaurants are nearby Annamalai International Hotel?

        Restaurants including Black Forest, Happy Treats and Bon Appetite are popular in Annamalai International Hotel’s neighborhood which is known as Pondicherry City Center.

        What popular shopping places are close to Annamalai International Hotel?

        Shopping options in Annamalai International Hotel’s Pondicherry City Center neighborhood include Sunday Market and Takla Makan.

        What are popular attractions near Annamalai International Hotel?

        Guests at Annamalai International Hotel can easily visit Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pondicherry Botanical Gardens and Varadaraja Perumal Temple located in the Pondicherry City Center area.

        What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Annamalai International Hotel?

        Annamalai International Hotel’s nearby natural sights include La Casita House of Latin American Arts & Culture and Oussudu WLS located in the same Pondicherry City Center area.

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        What people love about Annamalai International Hotel

        • 8

          Very good
          Spaciousness

          "The room size was big and there were two double cots, and it can easily accommodate two adults and two children."

          Thiruvenkadam

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          September 10, 2022

        • 8

          Very good

          "It was awesome experience."

          rockey

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          August 28, 2022

        • 10

          Exceptional

          "Nice economical stay option at Pondicherry"

          AJAY

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          August 7, 2022

        Property ranking|Compared to 534 Pondicherry properties
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        Room comfort score
        8.1/10
        Value for money score
        7.7/10
        Cleanliness score
        8/10
        Room size
        36 sqm.
        Better than
        97
        %
        of Pondicherry properties
        Better than
        89
        %
        of Pondicherry properties
        Better than
        89
        %
        of Pondicherry properties
        Bigger than
        89
        %
        of Pondicherry properties
        Overall rating:

        7.8

        Very good
        271 reviews
        Cleanliness
        8.0
        Facilities
        7.5
        Location
        7.8
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        What travelers say they love:
        Value for money - try this hotel it's worth it
        Harihara from India
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        More about Annamalai International Hotel

        Annamalai International Hotel

        Enjoy both relaxation and an urban cultural exploration with a stay at Annamalai International Hotel, ideally placed just minutes from Pondicherry city center.
        The superior services and facilities offered at Annamalai International Hotel will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. Your explorations of Pondicherry can be assisted with the taxi services available here. Parking is provided free of charge for guests.
        You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The hotel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. While lodging at this wonderful hotel, a charming and cozy on-site fireplace will keep you warm on cold days and nights. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Annamalai International Hotel.
        In-room conveniences such as 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hotel is entirely non-smoking.
        Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Annamalai International Hotel. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms have television to keep guests entertained. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, bottled water, a coffee or tea maker, instant coffee and mini bar are available in some select rooms.
        You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


        Dining and things to do

        Wake up with no worries at Annamalai International Hotel, where breakfast can be provided in house. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the hotel. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
        Never let a day go wasted when you're at Annamalai International Hotel with all the activities and facilities provided. While you're there, be sure to take some time to explore the easily accessible beach. You can find a perfect memento of your trip, or grab some simple travel supplies at the shops.


        Around the property

        Venture outside the hotel and explore Pondicherry. Sometimes the best vacation days are spent doing nothing. With Paradise Beach located 7.4 km away, you can turn a sunny day into a perfect chill out with sand and surf. You're sure to want to visit Chunnambar Boat House located 6.4 km away, among the most sought-after photographs for anyone visiting Pondicherry.


        Reasons to stay here

        This hotel's facilities score higher than 89% of accommodations in the city.
        Verified reviews for this hotel's food and dining options score it better than 98% of accommodations in the city.
        This accommodation beats more than 97% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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        Amenities and facilities
        Very good
        Facilities

        7.5

        Most talked about facilities

        Breakfast

        5 mentions

        Housekeeping

        5 mentions

        Food & Dining

        4 mentions

        Swimming Pool

        3 mentions

        Languages spoken

        • English
        • Hindi
        • Tamil

        Accessibility

        • Wheelchair accessible

        Internet access

        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet services
        • Wi-Fi in public areas

        Things to do, ways to relax

        • Fitness center
        • Swimming pool [outdoor]
        • Ticket services
        • Tours

        Cleanliness and safety

        • Anti-viral cleaning products
        • Body thermometer
        • Breakfast takeaway service
        • Cashless payment service
        • Daily disinfection in all rooms
        • Daily disinfection in common areas
        • Doctor/nurse on call
        • First aid kit
        • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
        • Hand sanitizer
        • Hot water linen and laundry washing
        • Hygiene certification
        • Individually-wrapped food options
        • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
        • Professional-grade sanitizing services
        • Protective screens in common areas
        • Room sanitization opt-out available
        • Rooms sanitized between stays
        • Safe dining setup
        • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
        • Staff trained in safety protocol

        Dining, drinking, and snacking

        • Bar
        • Restaurants
        • Room service [24-hour]

        Services and conveniences

        • Air conditioning in public area
        • Concierge
        • Contactless check-in/out
        • Currency exchange
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Doorman
        • Dry cleaning
        • Elevator
        • Facilities for disabled guests
        • Fireplace
        • Food delivery
        • Grooming service
        • Ironing service
        • Laundry service
        • Luggage storage
        • Meeting/banquet facilities
        • Safety deposit boxes
        • Shops
        • Smoke-free property
        • Smoking area
        • Terrace

        For the kids

        • Family room
        • Swimming pool [kids]

        Access

        • CCTV in common areas
        • CCTV outside property
        • Check-in/out [express]
        • Fire extinguisher
        • Front desk [24-hour]
        • Non-smoking rooms
        • Pets allowed
        • Safety/security feature
        • Security [24-hour]
        • Smoke alarms

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer
        • Car park [free of charge]
        • Rental car
        • Taxi service

        Available in all rooms

        • Accessible by elevator
        • Air conditioning
        • Closet
        • Clothes rack
        • Coffee/tea maker
        • Desk
        • Free bottled water
        • Hair dryer
        • In-room safe box
        • Linens
        • Locker
        • Mini bar
        • Private bathroom
        • Refrigerator
        • Safety/security feature
        • Satellite/cable channels
        • Seating area
        • Shower
        • Soundproofing
        • Swimming pool [direct access]
        • Telephone
        • Tile/marble flooring
        • Toiletries
        • Towels
        • Wake-up service
        Food and dining
        Breakfast options
        • Continental
        • Buffet
        Restaurants on site

        THE RENNAISSANCE ROOM

        • Cuisine: Chinese, French, Indian
        • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte
        Location
        479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram, Pondicherry City Center, Pondicherry, India, 605 013
        Very good
        Location

        7.8

        Airports

        • Puducherry Airport (PNY)
          2.8 km
        • Chennai International Airport (MAA)
          123.4 km

        Public transportation

        • Puducherry Railway Station
          2.4 km
        • Marapalam Bus Stop
          2.9 km

        Hospital or clinic

        • S.S. Remedy Hospital
          40 m

        Shopping

        • Anokhi
          2.5 km

        Cash withdrawal

        • ATM
          1.4 km
        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks

        • Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
          2.2 km
        • Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple
          2.3 km
        • Sri Aurobindo Ashram
          2.3 km
        • Rock Beach
          2.6 km
        • Seaside Promenade
          2.6 km
        • French War Memorial
          2.6 km
        • Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges
          2.7 km
        • Serenity Beach
          4.6 km
        • Chunnambar Boat House
          6.5 km
        • Paradise Beach
          7.3 km

        Nearby landmarks

        • S.S. Remedy Hospital
          40 m
        • PHC, Kosapalayam
          220 m
        • Sri Krishna Nursing Home
          260 m
        • Apollo White Dental
          320 m
        • Kaushik Pharmacy
          430 m
        • Viji Clinic
          450 m
        • Dr. R Bhaskaran
          520 m
        • Pet clinic
          530 m
        • Dr.Sharavanan K.Padmanaban
          580 m
        • Mira medicals
          580 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
        Property policies
        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-1 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 2-5 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 6 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • This is a strictly non-smoking property.
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out

        • Check-in from13:00
        • Check-out until11:00
        • Reception open until00:00

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer fee3500 INR
        • Distance from city center1.00 Km
        • Travel time to airport (minutes)200

        Extras

        • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)300 INR

        The property

        • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
        • Number of bars/lounges1
        • Number of floors5
        • Number of restaurants3
        • Number of rooms 70
        • Room voltage220
        • Year property opened2001
        • Most recent renovation2016
        Property announcements

        This is a strictly non-smoking property.

        Please note that any changes in tax structure due to government policies will result in revised taxes, which will be applicable to all reservations and will be charged additionally during check out.

        Reviews of Annamalai International Hotel from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        7.8
        /
        10
        Cleanliness8.0
        Facilities7.5
        Location7.8
        Room comfort and quality8.1
        Service7.9
        Value for money7.7
        High score for Pondicherry
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (40)
        8-9 Excellent (23)
        7-8 Very Good (23)
        6-7 Good (9)
        <6 Below Expectation (30)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (24)
        Jun - Aug (23)
        Sep - Nov (23)
        Dec - Feb (55)
        All guests (271)
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Rajkumar from India
        Family with teens
        Executive Room
        Stayed 3 nights in January 2020

        Exceptional”

        We stayed in the hotel for 2 days. We enjoyed the stay there. Smiling staff, clean rooms and good environment made up our stay more comfortable. We enjoyed the food very much.

        Reviewed January 06, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Suja from India
        Family with young children
        Premium Room
        Stayed 3 nights in November 2021

        Exceptional”

        We visited Pondicherry for 3 days and stayed at the Annamalai International hotel. The stay was extremely pleasant. The staff are very cordial and helpful. The restaurant is also very good, the food is tasty and good for tummy. Overall a very good hotel for a great stay.

        Reviewed November 12, 2021

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        Dear Sir, Greetings from Hotel Annamalai International!!! Thank you for taking time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry. I am very grateful for your ratings about the service and facilities of our hotel. Postive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sivagami

        Responded December 27, 2021
        Annamalai International Hotel
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Habeebah from Singapore
        Family with young children
        Standard Triple Room
        Stayed 1 night in March 2022

        Pleasant stay, wonderful staff care”

        I was so impress mee with the staff and the follow ups they did to ensure everything was fine. One particular staff at reception, Suganya went above and beyond and I gave her a small gift cos she really touched my heart with the way she took great care of a foreign traveller.

        Reviewed March 22, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Habeebah from Singapore
        Family with teens
        Standard Triple Room
        Stayed 1 night in March 2022

        Great stay but room service could be improved!!”

        We had asked to borrow plates cos we had relatives who sent us home cooked food but was charged 10 rupees for eat paper plate.

        Reviewed March 22, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Keerthiraj from India
        Couple
        Stayed 1 night in June 2022

        Nice hotel to stay ”

        Nice hotel good location and neat and clean all staff are very help full we really enjoyed our stay Food very teasty

        Reviewed June 26, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Habeebah from Singapore
        Family with teens
        Stayed 1 night in April 2022

        Safe, clean and hygiene. Friendly staff at reception ”

        Room service charges 10 rps for each plate you borrow.

        Reviewed April 05, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Mr.Bharat from India
        Family with young children
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2019

        Enjoyed our trip .most of the time was spend touring but coming back to the room was very relaxing ”

        Little uncooperative when requested for Jain food .. also the pool was totally unattended which makes it risky when traveling with kids

        Reviewed November 07, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        sanjay from India
        Family with young children
        Room Assigned on Arrival
        Stayed 1 night in November 2021

        Good for pleasure!”

        Nice hotel amidst of Pondy....royal receiption , restaurant, rooms , swimming pool makes you feel special!!

        Reviewed November 11, 2021

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        Dear Sir, Greetings from Hotel Annamalai International!!! Thank you for taking time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry. I am very grateful for your ratings about the service and facilities of our hotel. Postive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sivagami

        Responded December 27, 2021
        Annamalai International Hotel
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Anirudh from India
        Solo traveler
        Stayed 6 nights in December 2021

        Best value and luxury hotel l”

        Pool, bar, TV, WiFi all facilities given, rooms are splendid, spacious and top notch

        Reviewed December 15, 2021

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        Dear Sir, Greetings from Hotel Annamalai International!!! Thank you for taking time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry. I am very grateful for your ratings about the service and facilities of our hotel. Postive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sivagami

        Responded December 27, 2021
        Annamalai International Hotel
        9.6
        Exceptional
        Anuradha from India
        Couple
        Executive Room
        Stayed 2 nights in March 2022

        Value for Money Deal”

        Hotel is located in the heart of the city. Its is a clean and silent hotel with great staff and good amenities. One of the recommened place to stay.

        Reviewed March 28, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        M from India
        Family with young children
        Stayed 1 night in September 2019

        Nice hotel, with friendly staff. Hotel has good ambience. Will stay insane hotel during next visit.”

        Weekend Buffet pricing can be better.

        Reviewed September 03, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Subramanian from India
        Couple
        Stayed 1 night in January 2022

        Stay was very comfortable.”

        Overall very good accomodation and food.

        Reviewed January 28, 2022

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        Dear Sir, Greetings from Hotel Annamalai International!!! Thank you for taking time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry. I am very grateful for your ratings about the service and facilities of our hotel. Postive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards Sivagami

        Responded February 02, 2022
        Annamalai International Hotel
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Gudimetla from India
        Couple
        Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

        Best place to stay in pondicherry ”

        Food served through room service was always cold

        Reviewed December 31, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Naveen from India
        Group
        Stayed 1 night in February 2022

        The Best”

        Loved my one night stay here. Excellent 5/5

        Reviewed February 17, 2022

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Binu from India
        Couple
        Stayed 3 nights in March 2022

        Worth the money”

        Stayed for 3 nights. Hotel was super good - clean rooms - well behaved & helpful staffs - roof top swimming pool was awesome. Overall a great place to stay - a great choice for people visiting Pondy with family/friends

        Reviewed March 16, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Nitesh from India
        Business traveler
        Stayed 3 nights in October 2018

        very good”

        always prefer to stay

        Reviewed January 18, 2019

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        Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry! I am very grateful for your ratings about the services and facilities of our hotel. Positive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Front Office Manager

        Responded August 27, 2019
        Annamalai International Hotel
        10.0
        Exceptional
        dhana from India
        Family with young children
        Stayed 1 night in May 2022

        Good place to stay”

        Room is bee

        Reviewed May 09, 2022

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Stanley from India
        Business traveler
        Stayed 1 night in March 2022

        Good”

        Good place to stay

        Reviewed March 21, 2022

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Vikram from India
        Family with young children
        Stayed 3 nights in December 2018

        Comfortable stay”

        Although this hotel is situated in the middle of town (somewhat far away from happening places) , but the facilities are really good. Multiple restaurants, room service and bar, swimming pool, gym, and good parking space. This is also good for business travellers.

        Reviewed January 03, 2019

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        Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your experience at Hotel Annamalai International, Pondicherry! I am very grateful for your ratings about the services and facilities of our hotel. Positive review from our guests is always a strong motivation to all of us to continuously provide a high level of services to our guests. The team at the hotel and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Front Office Manager

        Responded August 27, 2019
        Annamalai International Hotel
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Aiswaria from India
        Couple
        Stayed 1 night in April 2022

        Exceptional”

        Best place to stay

        Reviewed April 06, 2022

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