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Gratitude, a Heritage Home

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed here many times over the years and it is always such a pleasure to be back in this beautiful hotel with its peaceful courtyard, wonderful service, and beautiful rooms. The location is great too, 5 minutes walk from the beach. We will be back!

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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our decision to book in Gratitude after seeing its site made our trip worthy. We felt good right at the entrance with Millingtonia Hortensis in full bloom releasing its aroma, coupled with the warm welcome accorded by the staff. After seeing every artifact and the way rooms and bath rooms are designed without destroying its legacy, one can understand the...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It makes us really very happy when you express your satisfaction with your stay at GRATITUDE. We do constantly endeavour to maintain a certain sense of beauty, harmony and calmness at all times and if that is felt by our guests, all efforts are rewarded. It will be our pleasure to host you again.

Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy beautifully renovated charming french architecture You will love this hotel The rooms are all decorated very authentically with lovely old wooden furniture, tiled floors and good facilities The hotel was spotless and had a wonderful warm ambience with rooms on 2 floors set around a central courtyard complete with a coconut palm and mango tree. The dining...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Gratitude is a heritage home that has been restored tastefully for a richly curated cultural experience. Located only a few hundred meters from the bay, its close to the busy part of the city without sacrificing the much needed serenity. The service is outstanding with the staffs' relentless endeavor to build personal connections. Clean, tidy and refined, this is a...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you Ahana. It was a pleasure to meet you however briefly. We look forward to seeing you again.

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I stayed at Gratitude from 25th to 27th October 2016 as a guest of local INTACH. Most heritage places in Pondy have a 'no shoe' policy. Which is sensible. You get used to it. My stay coincided with the owners birthday party in the evening. Which was a great opportunity to meet people. The place is unique, clean, beautiful and...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you Sir. When a person of your stature writes good things about us, it makes it all so very worthwhile. It was great to have your company during the gathering. We sincerely hope that your influence will help save some of Pondicherry's Heritage buildings.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I made my second trip to Pondicherry, solely to stay at Gratitude. This place in particular, has found a special place in my heart -- and not without good reason. It is serene, respectful, simple, accommodating, and rejuvenating -- i.e. everything that it promises to offer. You cannot but marvel at the architectural beauty and history of this exquisite home,...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

Thank you for an honest review. It makes us very happy when any of our guests chooses to come and stay with us again. It will be our absolute pleasure to host you a third time....

Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a heritage home you will find a nice one. But pay attention to the bed dimension. If you are taller than 1,80 meters you will be stuck as a sardine in a can. The mattress is hard as a table. We recommend to avoid the room number 2. Besides we would like to clarify some...

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Jyoti-and-Kakoli, Owner at Gratitude, a Heritage Home, responded to this review

We are truly sorry your stay with us was not fully satisfactory. We take our guests feedback seriously as a means to correct deficiencies . We must however point out some facts that may have escaped your attention: Bed sizes are specifically mentioned by room on our website. Our home has been restored with great care and some of the...

Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Once in a while life takes you some place where you find your bliss. My experience at Gratitude-Heritage was one such occasion where my day-to-day experience of the place, the people I encountered and talked to there were an integral part of my transformative experience! I selected the Tree Room from where the views of multi-hued foliage, bird song and...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Getting away from frenzy and bustle of Mumbai to Pondy was the best thing we did. Staying at Gratitude, the heritage stay in Pondicherry was the proverbial icing on the cake. Now Pondy itself is a charming city to help soothe frayed city nerves. But it helps to stay in a restored Franco-Tamil old house in what's called 'white' town....

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was truly one of the best places we stayed in during our India trip. The staff was incredibly helpful: they helped us organize our transport both to and from puducherry, as well as get in contains with our next hotel since we had to change our travel plans last minute. Since we had to take a night bus to...

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
‘Gratitude’ is a home and a place of retreat in Pondicherry, India. It has been restored lovingly over a period of three years maintaining the authenticity of the architectural style and method of construction that was prevalent when this house was built. What gives ‘Gratitude’ its true essence is the quiet joy and peace that gives this home a healing atmosphere which is rare to find in the world outside without compromising on comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gratitude, a Heritage Home

Address: 52 Rue Romain Rolland Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
Region: India > Union Territory of Pondicherry > Pondicherry
Price Range: €35 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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