Coramandal

36, Needarajappayer Street605001PuducherryIndia
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About Coramandal

Converted from a 150-year-old house, Coramandal offers historic accommodations in the heart of Puducherry. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception is just around the corner, while the promenade is just 800 metres away.

Each guest room is simply furnished and features tile floors and wood-frame beds. Air conditioning comes standard, while some rooms also include a television and kettle. Select rooms open directly onto the terrace.

Guests can enjoy picturesque views of the cathedral and city from the rooftop garden. The front desk is open around the clock and offers assistance with tour bookings, bike rental, and laundry services. Airport transfers are available for a surcharge.

A complimentary breakfast is served each morning, while a coffee shop is located on site. The popular Surguru Restaurant is a just-over-100-metres walk away.

Puducherry Museum and Sri Manakula Vinaygar Temple are both about 600 metres from Coramandal. The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is one kilometre away.

Contact

36, Needarajappayer Street, 605001, Puducherry, India
Telephone: +91(413)2260269 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

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Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 09:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Charming heritage property

Guests report that this heritage property offers a charming and relaxing atmosphere. The colonial-style hotel – converted from a traditional Tamil house that is some 150 years old – is said to offer plenty of historic features, as well as a pleasant courtyard and rooftop garden. All in all, the property is said to offer a peaceful place to stay.

Welcoming hosts

The hotel is overseen by a polite and welcoming team, according to reviews. Guests are quick to praise their hosts, reporting that no task is too much, no matter how big or small. Reviews also suggest that the staff’s recommendations are spot on.

Convenient location

Guests are happy that the hotel is conveniently positioned within walking distance of many of Puducherry’s best tourist attractions. In addition to being situated just around the corner from the cathedral, the likes of the basilica and Sri Manakula Vinaygar Temple are within a kilometre of the hotel. Meanwhile, guests report the hotel is situated in a quieter neighbourhood than those closer to the beach.

Negative Reviews

Wear and tear

Reports suggest that the subpar condition of the hotel goes beyond its heritage status. Guests mention that in-room facilities and furnishings are old and outdated, while towels are well-worn and in desperate need of replacing. Additionally, cleanliness concerns are also mentioned in reviews of the property.

Compact rooms

Having been converted from a traditional home, rooms at the hotel are on the small side. Guests complain that the compactness of these rooms makes it difficult to find comfort during their stay.

Breakfast complaints

Guests mention that the complimentary breakfast provided by the hotel is very basic, often amounting to little more than eggs, bread, and jam. Furthermore, the property’s breakfast area is said to lack a suitable number of tables.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 413 reviews across the web
7.8 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 413 reviews