100 Feet Road (Near Indra Gandhi Square)605005PuducherryIndia
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About Karai

Karai provides affordable accommodation and an on-site restaurant, just a ten-minute drive from the Expo Ground.

Comfortable air-conditioned rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, private bathrooms with showers, free toiletries, desks, safety deposit boxes and bed linens. Most rooms have beautiful city views. Every room has 24-hour hot and cold running water.

Karai offers convenient facilities and services such as complimentary Wi-Fi, a 24-hour reception desk, hire car services, laundry facilities and free parking.

Guests can dine in the comfort of their own room with room service or at the in-house Karai Restaurant, which serves Chinese and Indian cuisine.

Pondicherry Bus Main Station is less than a five-minute drive away, while the Pondicherry Airport is less than 15 minutes away by car. Auroville Beach and Paradise Beach is less than a 20-minute drive away.


100 Feet Road (Near Indra Gandhi Square), 605005, Puducherry, India
Telephone: +91(413)2201167 | Fax: +91(413)2202069 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly reception service

Recent positive reviews indicate that the reception staff is very friendly and kind. Guests felt cared for during their stay and they could always turn to the staff for assistance. They state that the staff is very accommodating and they will go above and beyond to make guests feel right at home.

Nice rooftop restaurant

There are various reports that express how wonderful the on-site restaurant is. Guests state that the rooftop restaurant has a large menu full of options and that it offers excellent views of the city of Pondicherry.

A convenient location

According to many reviews, the location of this property is perfect. Everything is within walking distance and there is the main bus station that is less than a ten-minute drive from the hotel. Attractions, lakes, beaches and entertainment venues are also nearby, making this hotel very central to everything.

Negative Reviews

Problems with rooms

There are many negative reviews regarding the rooms at this property. They either have a strange smell or they are not cleaned to required standards. Overall, guests are disappointed by the lack of care when it comes to the accommodation here.

Poor parking facilities

The parking facility at this hotel is not up to par. Guests mention their frustration with trying to park their car here. The spots are too tight and space is limited.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 397 reviews across the web
8 /10
8 out of 10 based on 397 reviews