Kariappa House

Kariappa House

Tamil Quarters | Pondicherry | Pondicherry

Kariappa House is categorised as Experiential Heritage Hotel

Tea Room
Fitness Room
Pottery Class
Massage area
Room Interiors
AV Room
Yoga Hut
Reading Room
Swimming Pool

Kariappa House is a charming heritage hotel in heart of Tamil Quarters of Pondicherry, at a short walk from the famed French Quarters and the Promenade. Kariappa House offers 12 rooms and 5 Studio Apartments and best suited for heritage arriving to explore and experience Pondicherry.

Reasons to Visit
  • A charming heritage hotel in heart of Tamil Quarters of Pondicherry
  • 12 rooms and 5 Studio Apartments with modern amenities (No TV) and heritage character
  • Meals are served in dining area. Guests are free to cook meals for themselves. Ethnic cuisine available on pre-order.
  • Tea Room is open 24x7. You can make filter coffee (French Press) and tea and help yourself to home made cookies any time
  • Facilities include Swimming Pool, reading room and outdoor area for sitting and walking around
  • Wellness options include Yoga, Massage and Fitness Room.
  • An equipped Audio-visual Room and also a large covered space on the terrace enough space for a seminar upto 20-30 participants
  • Recommended for heritage travellers looking to explore and experience Pondicherry
Know It
  • Pondicherry is a place where Writers, Artists, Musicians and Researchers come to stay and focus on their work and therefore Kids below 12 are not allowed to maintain tranquil environs
  • Studio Units are equipped with their own kitchenettes having either contemporary interiors or heritage interiors of an old Tamil House.
About Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a popular destination in South India for Inbound guests on the heritage itinerary covering other areas like Mahabalipuram, Chidambaram, Thanjavur, Madurai etc. Pondicherry is a popular weekend getaway ex-Chennai and Bangalore.   more

Things to do in Pondicherry
  • Places to Visit

    Must Visit Serenity Beach Bazaar, Manakula Vinayagar Temple
    Pilgrimage Kanniga Parmeshwari Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Panchamukha Hanuman Temple
    Popular Chunnambar Boat House
    Special Interest Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry Promenade, Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, French Quarters, Botanical Garden Pondicherry, Sacred Heart Church Pondicherry, Anglo French Textile, Pondicherry Museum, French War Memorial, Jawahar Toy Museum, Auroville, Ousteri Wetlands
    While you are There Bharati Park
  • Activity

    Scuba Diving in Pondicherry (Scuba Diving)
  • Excursion

    Govindaraja Perumal Temple (46 kms), Chidambaram Shiva Temple (Nataraja Temple) (46 kms), Gingee Ranganathan (70 kms), Gingee Fort (72 kms)

Kariappa House

Tamil Quarters | Pondicherry | Pondicherry


  • Air conditioning
  • Travel Desk
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Generator / Invertors Backup
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Swimming pool
  • Library
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Gymnasium
  • Yoga and Meditation

Kariappa House

Tamil Quarters | Pondicherry | Pondicherry

Getting There

Air :
Chennai (160 kms), Trichy (204 kms), Salem (220 kms)
Rail :

Kariappa House is located in Tamil Quarters

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Tamil Quarters A colorful area next to French quarters. The area has a similar Geography to French quarters but is often full of chaos. The architecture of the houses in the area is distinctly Tamil India. Experiential

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 37 reviews
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
A Small Oasis in Pondicherry
By X6420FKalessandram on 02th Jan 2023

I have spent almost three months in Kariappa and it was simply amazing! The location is perfect, at walking distance from the French town and just two minutes from the sea. The property is...

Could not recommend Kariappa House enough
By Poras_Dhakan on 25th Sep 2022

I spent 5 weeks at Kariappa House and I honestly could not recommend it enough. The whole team made me feel like I was home in the space. Dilip could not lovelier, he was always there with his...

Read this Review before you book
By 782meenakshis on 19th Sep 2022

Beautiful property ! But service disappoints !! People have been raving about Kariappa house with its very Instagramable pool and all , I decided to go ahead and book it . Didn’t really read up too...

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  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
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Hotel History

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