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Le Dupleix is categorised as Premium Small Heritage Hotel (View)

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 January 2006)

Le Dupleix is an 18th century French colonial villa, originally built for the Mayor of Pondicherry. Le Dupleix is fully restored back to its original glory and is one of the most sought after heritage hotels in French quarters area.

Reasons to Visit

  • Premium heritage hotel located near the promenade at Pondicherry
  • 18th century French colonial villa, originally built for the “Maire” Mayor of Pondicherry
  • 14 Rooms and Suites decorated with a distinct heritage character with amenities such as AC, executive writing desk, Internet connection, bathtub, minibar, tea/coffee maker, TV with satellite channels and 24-hour room service
  • Courtyard Restaurant, a gourmet restaurant in the garden serving a wide range of Indian, Continental and some French cuisines
  • The Governor’s Lounge Bar, the first bar in town
  • Other facilities include laundry, safe deposit lockers and 24-hour front desk
  • Recommended for experiential and inbound travellers

Know It

  • Car parking space available


  • Premium Heritage Hotels in Pondicherry
    "Le Dupleix is an 18th century French colonial villa, originally built for the Mayor of Pondicherry. Le Dupleix is fully restored back to its original glory and is one of the most sought after heritage hotels in French quarters area. "

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)


Contact Us

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Hotel Address

Le Dupleix
5, Rue De La Caserne
Pondicherry, Pondicherry

For Reservations Contact NIVALINK or send an enquiry using above form

+91-22-6150 6363 (100 lines)

For Group Reservations

Service Timings

Mon - Sat
- 9:30 AM to 11 PM
- 10:30 AM to 7 PM

Room Rooms per Unit No. of Units No. Rooms
Total Rooms14
Total Occupancy28



  • Laundry
  • Parking
  • Room service 18 hours

Food and Beverages

  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant

Getting There


Chennai (160 kms), Trichy (204 kms), Tirupati (273 kms)

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For

French Quarters

Bylanes adjoining the promenade where heritage homes with french architecture are converted into charming heritage hotels. This area still remains untouched from developments in Pondicherry and retains its charm and character and where a number of small charming restaurants offering a wide variety of cuisine are located. Experiential

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 450 reviews

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Poor experience at restaurantBy Saptarshi B on 16th Jan 2017

Me and my wife walked into the restaurant at le Dupleix in the evening, the first thing that we were asked was did we have reservations. We said, we did not and we were ushered into the restaurant...

Excellent boutique hotelBy NorthBeachTravel on 13th Jan 2017

Such wonderful personal care by the excellent staff who looked after everything from car transport to food, water and plans. The location is fantastic and the restaurant is very good as well - we...

Very niceBy RAHULKANDOI on 04th Jan 2017

We stayed here for 2 nights with family. The place is really good and the hotel staff's hospitality stands out. They even upgraded our room on request and this was just amazing for our 2 year...

The Fine Print in Big Font


  • Check in: 2
  • Check in HR: 0:0:1
  • Check out HR: 0:0:1
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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Call 022-6150 6363 or email ledupleix@nivalink.co.infor the Reservations.

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