Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Puducherry, India - Updated 2021

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Puducherry, once known as Pondicherry, sits on the coast of India, along with the Indian Ocean. The territory was under French rule up until 1954, and you will see that influence mixed with traditional Indian culture. The city is a spiritual destination for many who come to worship at the Ashram, so you will see an interesting mix of people, it is where the Old World meets the New Age. One of the many draws to Puducherry is the beaches, here you will find an assortment to choose from, soft sand, rock covered and the beach where the fishermen sail from every morning. If you are looking for art galleries, restaurants, and shopping, head on over to the French Quarter, also known as White Town. While the city center is where you will find the large Sunday market, Indian restaurants, and temples. When planning your visit be sure to check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Puducherry to get the most out of your trip.

1. Cozy room in the White Town (from USD 19)

This small apartment is ideal for couples or travelers on a budget. The studio includes one open room with a bed, seating area and small kitchenette and a private bathroom. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee on the petite terrace with views of the canal. The apartment is centrally located near the beach promenade and you are within walking distance of the best restaurants and bakeries in the French Quarter.

Cosy room in the White Town
Puducherry, India
115 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong and the room had ac and van both
good ac and wi-fi charming room easy check in and out
the room is very cozy and had all required amenities like fridge heater air conditioning wifi etc
nice cozy room with all the amenities
the decor is nice there's ac and a fridge and they provide cutlery and a water heater
Cleanliness:
the room was clean there were plenty of spare towels and bed linen if required
the room was clean and homely
rooms were neat and clean with simple decorates
the room was neat clean and well maintained
the place is immensely clean and thoughtfully decorated
Host:
the host was quite helpful
very helpful host too
the hosts were very friendly and helpful
the host and his family are friendly accommodating and communicative
the host is very welcoming and can arrange conveniences
Location:
perfect location for travellers
its quite near to good restaurants and main bus station
great location for a short weekend trip
totally place was cute & neat
the place is pretty good location wise
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2. The House of Blue Mangoes (from USD 24)

The House of Blue Mangoes was inspired by the book of the same name written by David Davidar. The home is a mix of traditional Tamil architecture with French furnishings. The Isaioli room includes a large, comfortable bed, desk, shelves for storage, and a private, en-suite bathroom. During your stay, you are free to use the other areas of the house including the fully stocked kitchen. Outside you will find a lovely courtyard and garden with seating areas for relaxing and at one end of the house is a small grove of mango saplings that you might enjoy visiting. The house sits on a quiet lane outside the city center, but everything you need is within walking distance, including the beach and Puducherry’s large Sunday market.

The House of Blue Mangoes Room #Isaioli (Ensuite)
Puducherry, India
203 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the property also has a nice terrace area and a garden area with tables to sit in
the house had 3 different rooms & had a common kitchen and veranda like area
a cozy little place a treat to the senses
the room we stayed in was neat and clean and as described in the photos
there are just three rooms in total and the one i stayed in was very cosy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
it was clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable place :)
rooms are sparkling clean and comfortable
very clean will definitely recommend to anyone
very clean place in heart of city
Host:
the manager gopal is very helpful too
the staff are too polite and helpful
the other staffs were also friendly
the manager krishna is amazing and very helpful
and prithika is very helpful
Location:
very good location of the place
located in the main area and yet away from all the hustle makes it the best location
the location is absolutely perfect
awesome place very near to the bus stand
very convenient and great location
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3. Lotus Studio in Skandavan's garden, Edayanchavadi (from USD 22)

This is the ideal vacation rental for anyone who wants to get away from city life and enjoy getting back to nature. The lotus studio is part of a natural retreat located in Bommayapalayam. Your room includes a spacious room with a queen-sized bed, you have ventilation on all four sides, and your own bathroom with an open-to-the-sky shower. Outside you will find a private sitting area in the garden. With this being a nature retreat, do not be surprised if you find squirrels or geckos in your room if you leave the windows open. Breakfast is provided in the price of the rental as well as daily cleaning of your room. The retreat does not have WiFi access but several of the nearby café’s do if you need it.

Lotus Studio in Skandavan's garden, Edayanchavadi
Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India
140 reviews
Earth house 2 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom is big with a fantastic open air view and with a nice hot shower
the bathroom was the highlight its sunlit and is designed using a beautiful earthy palette
it has a nice bed and there is enough space to rest read work and relax
we had an amazing comfortable stay at the lotus studio room
the studio is very comfortable and with beautiful decorations
Cleanliness:
super clean and comfy
rooms are huge in size clean and modern minimalist design
tastefully designed spaces neat and clean bathroom
the studio was very clean and in wonderful conditions
they have a very well provisioned kitchen equipped with clean drinking water and a refrigerator
Host:
the host were really sweet
the hosts are amazing
the staff is friendly and helpful just as the hosts are
rekha and micheal were the perfect hosts everything in skandavan was absolutely magical
hosts are very warm and welcoming
Location:
ideal place away from the hustle and noisy city life
isolated from the buzz of the city life it's a perfect place to rewind and declutter yourself
great place to stay away from city buzz
the location is great away from all the noise and pollution
it's a great place to stay if you're planning to be closer to auroville
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4. House in a convinent location (from USD 19)

The home is a mix of traditional Tamil architecture with French furnishings. The Kavya room includes a large, comfortable bed, desk, shelves for storage, and a private bathroom that is located across the courtyard. During your stay, you are free to use the other areas of the house including the fully stocked kitchen. Outside you will find a lovely courtyard and garden with seating areas for relaxing. The house sits on a quiet lane outside the city center, but everything you need is within walking distance, including the beach, the restaurants, and shops of the Tamil Quarter and the Botanical Garden.

The House of Blue Mangoes Room #Kavya (Unattached)
Puducherry, India
178 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our rooms were amazing and all the amenities were readily available
had a wonderful stay the kitchen amenities were very handy
stylish room with nice communal areas too
the room was extremely comfortable and the tamil courtyard is where is spent most of my time
the room is cool (temperature wise) even without switching on the ac provided
Cleanliness:
bathroom was very clean
the house is clean and neat
upholstery and washroom are clean and well maintained
the accommodation itself is neat and clean but the surrounding areas are not very clean
the house is very clean
Host:
the staff was very welcoming too
amazing host lovely ambiance outstanding hospitality
both the manager gopal and the housekeeping staff thavamani was very helpful
mr bhaskar the manager was very helpful and smiling
gopal the manager was very kind and helpful
Location:
great location and stay
location wise it was also very close to the beach area
loved the location too
nice cozy place close to everything
the place is located near all major tourist attractions
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5. Charming house in the town center (from USD 15)

This penthouse room is located in a lovely home that sits in the heart of White Town. Your room includes two single beds, that you can push together into one, a private bathroom and amazing views of the sea. During your stay, you have free access to the other common rooms of the home, that you may be sharing with other travelers. There is a fully stocked kitchen if you want to cook, and a large terrace for relaxing with views of the ocean and the temple nearby. The price includes daily cleaning service too. You are within walking distance of everything the city has to offer, including Bharathi park, the restaurants, and bakeries of the French Quarter and Rock Beach and the promenade.

Serenity Homes (Penthouse) - We are open!
Puducherry, India
137 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful airy room with view of the sea the ashram and the lighthouse
the room has an attached bathroom with good internet/wifi
amenities and features make for an extremely pleasant and comfortable stay
our room had a great view and a terrace comes with a fully equipped kitchen
wifi was very reliable and i appreciated the use of the kitchen
Cleanliness:
place was clean and everything that we required
the place was very clean and had all the advertised facilities
the place is clean and well maintained
great clean homely place with wonderful roof
room was clean and everything was as advertised
Host:
was very helpful throughout the stay
wonderful host and very much cooperative
the besr part was the hospitality and friendliness of the host
host was easily available when needed
also a very helpful host
Location:
the location is superb
a great place located at the best possible location for tourists
excellent location overlooking ganesh temple
located at very good place
the location is super walking distance from all the major spots and cafes
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6. The Art in Room Experience (from USD 52)

This room is located in a lovely boutique hotel that is decorated with art. Your room is located off the art gallery and comes with a comfortable double bed and private bathroom. You will be centrally located and within walking distance of everything you need including the Ashram, restaurants, most of the beaches, and interesting shops to explore.

The Art Gallery Home
Pondicherry , Puducherry, India
86 reviews
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and i am so glad i decided to select the art in room experience
the room was fully equipped for a relaxing stay and the whole setting was beautiful
the room was comfortable
the rooms are mighty comfortable and are very artistically done
i loved the four-poster bed too
Cleanliness:
absolutely clean and well maintained
the place is clean & tidy
comfortable bed basic clean place
the facility was very clean and comfortable and well-managed
room is very clean and rest of the house is very tastefully done
Host:
staff is really helpful
krtatma was a great host
paras) were really helpful
the host and care taker (mr
the service is very attentive and kind
Location:
the location of the stay is central and is easily accessible
krtatmas place is very well located
it is at a walking distance from interesting local spots
place is in a good location
the location of this place was excellent
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7. Romantic sea view studio on Serenity Beach (from USD 21)

This charming studio guesthouse sits on Serenity Beach. It makes the ideal romantic getaway and includes a large, comfortable bed, small kitchenette, comfortable seating area, and a bathroom. You have direct access to the beach from the home. You also get daily cleaning service so all you have to do is relax and enjoy your stay. You are just outside the city center, there are a couple of restaurants at the beach and your host will happily help you to arrange transportation by rickshaw into the city as needed.

Romantic sea view AC Studio in serenity beach
Puducherry, India
161 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is pretty good
luckily there was a fan and an additional table fan to make use of
it is very cosy stylish and comfortable with all necessary amenities
very comfortable and as described
the kitchen amenities were great for us to whip up a quick breakfast before setting out each day
Cleanliness:
clean place
the place was really clean and the communication was prompt
place is clean and safe
it was very clean kitchen was well equipped
the place was extremely clean and very comfortable
Host:
they were also very helpful
host is super helpful and responsive
manager vicky was very helpful
the host was reading available and quite helpful
nicely decorated and the staff was very helpful
Location:
the location is good and only 10 mins from white town
location is very good right at the beach
awesome location juxtaposed with the beach
alex's place is extremely cute
such a cute place enjoyed our stay thoroughly
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8. Terrace room with a sea view (from USD 88)

This penthouse room is located in a French colonial building that is now a bed and breakfast. Your room includes a large bed, desk for working or writing letters back home, large windows to let in plenty of light, and a private bathroom. During your stay, you have access to the common areas downstairs, a lounge area and kitchen. Outside you will find a lovely garden with seating areas and on the second floor is a large terrace with views of the Indian Ocean. The home is located in the French Quarter just one block away from the Beach Promenade. Everything you need is within walking distance, be sure to grab a bite to eat at the Umami Kitchen and stop in and browse at the Auro Boutique.

Terrace room with Sea View terrace
Puducherry, India
147 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is airy with high ceilings and has both a fan and air conditioning
big quiet room with big private balcony where you can enjoy sunset
batista also served lovely hot breakfast between 8am to 9am in the morning
bright and spacious room with nice view
the attic room was a wonderful light space with breath taking views from the roof terrace
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern tile bathrooms
the premises are clean comfortable and tastefully done up
it may feel a bit worn out compared to the pictures but sparkling clean & well maintained
a joy to be in such artistic surroundings kept immaculately clean
rooms are spacious well maintained and very clean
Host:
gracious host with charming hospitality
the staff are attentive and helpful
is an amazing host
she was very hospitable and friendly
bitasta is a great host
Location:
great location very close to the promenade
the location is perfect
the location is great very close to great restaurants
good place and perfect location
good location walking distance to rock beach
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9. Rental with cheerful interiors (from USD 31)

This room on the fifth floor of an apartment has a comfortable bedroom and a clean bathroom. Sit back and unwind on the beautiful terrace garden and admire the spectacular view of the surroundings. Wi-Fi, TV, and free car parking on the premises are available to guests. A short walk will take you to the famed White Town where you can admire the beautiful villas from the French colonial era. After a day of strolling around the neighborhood and some sightseeing, head back to the cozy rental and catch up on your favorite videos and shows.

"Kaivalyam" 1 BR in Heritage Town
Puducherry, India
99 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice and cozy place with a big sit out area and all the basic amenities
very peaceful room gives a lot of positive vibes
has a tv with amazon prime so that you are entertained at all times
the room was cozy with good security and a good view also very clean
it felt like home although a little kitchen setup and an iron would have worked a long way
Cleanliness:
it’s super clean and cozy
the room is very creatively done and was sparkling clean
the apartment was very clean with all the essentials and has beautiful interiors
the place looks exactly like the image and it was spotless
some quick points which i liked about this stay: 1) the place is sparkling clean
Host:
manager gopal is very helpful
gopal was very helpful
gopal who was really helpful with our needs
gopal the manager was very helpful and provided information about the sights to visit
we also had a great host
Location:
located at great place
the location is also very convenient and everything is super close by
easy walking distance to every where in the city
very good stay at prime location
beautiful place at a prime location
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10. Spacious two-bedroom apartment (from USD 20)

Located in a quiet neighborhood, this property promises a relaxing and undisturbed stay in Puducherry. This spacious house has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living room, a kitchen, and a dining area; an excellent abode for a family of four or a group of friends. Head to the terrace for a spectacular view of the sea. Sri Aurobindo Ashram and the beach are within walking distance from this Airbnb vacation home. Private entrance to the apartment offers full privacy during your stay.

Quiet, cosy Apartment 15min walk from the Ashram
Puducherry, India
109 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the maintenance of the rooms and other amenities were remarkable
all basic amenities are well maintained and it made our stay so comfortable
big large clean and calm apartment with ac and good wifi
very nice and spacious place for the people interested in cooking complete kitchen set up is also available
very clean appartment with spacious hall and fully functional kitchen complete with utensils etc
Cleanliness:
very clean and well maintained
extremely clean and comfortable stay
comfortable clean and spacious house
the place was very clean
clean and safe place to stay
Host:
the host was really friendly
the host was very helpful throughout the stay
she was very helpful throughout our stay
owner is really helpful and nice
deepa is a wonderful host
Location:
the location is also great as it is located very near to white town
the location is centrally located to travel around the city comfortably within 10-15 mins drive
the property is located within the city limits making the commute to near by places easy
close to main city ( we had our own vehicle) yet peaceful
the house is really spacious and well situated around 10 minutes walk from the sea
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11. Unique thatch cabin (from USD 10)

This unique vacation rental sits in the heart of the French Quarter. You have your own thatched hut that sits on a rooftop terrace. There are two shared bathrooms and plenty of comfortable seating for relaxing and trading travel stories with the other guests. There is an attached restaurant, the Ala Creole, which serves French-inspired seafood dishes. Also being in the French Quarter, you are within walking distance of its attractions, the restaurants, bakeries, and shops and the beach is a short distance away.

Unique thatch cabin 2
Puducherry, India
58 reviews
Private room in hut 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i am a huge fan of airbnb(usa) but i never tried it in india
had a nice time reading animal farm while enjoying the breeze in the balcony of my room
very nice rooftop room with stylish cabins
the breakfast was one of the best i had in recent times
Cleanliness:
the huts are clean and functional
Host:
thank you sankar and staff
the staff is very friendly
awesome staff five stars to quick responses and hospitality
host is very friendly
host shankar is helpful
Location:
location in french quarter perfect
the location is great and the price you pay for the location is great too
location is perfect next to the sea and restaurants 5 min drive from the market and shopping area
beautiful modest hut in the middle of white town & hardly a 5-minute walk away from the promenade
good for backpackers as this place is located in the center of the city
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12. Lovely beachfront villa (from USD 63)

This lovely villa sits on Serenity Beach just outside the city center. The home features a comfortable living room, fully stocked kitchen for cooking with a large dining table, two bedrooms, and one full bathroom inside with a small bathroom in the garden. Enjoy the amazing views of the Indian Ocean while relaxing on the large terrace. The price of the rental also includes maid service every day. You are mere footsteps away from the beach and you will find two restaurants there too. Getting to the city center can be done by taxi or rickshaw, the host will happily help you to arrange travel during your stay.

Serenity Beach, Villa Majorelle
Puducherry, India
214 reviews
Entire villa 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good
comfortable areas to chill
little kitchen the sleepingroom without a/c too hot for a good sleep
alex's assistant was very helpful during checkin and fixing small issue with the light and fan
you can expect clean earthy cozy place with fully functional kitchen view from this property is amazing
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfortable
and it was very clean
the villa is quiet and clean
it was super clean and had an amazing terrace
rooms are clean and so are the washrooms
Host:
host was helpful
alex has been a wonderful host
alex is a great host and has been very quick in his response
the staff was very helpful as well specially vicky who was always available when requested
alex was extremely prompt and a great host
Location:
the location of the place is stunning
this place is at the best location
one of the most relaxed location we experienced during our trip
all in all a perfect location for a relaxed vacation
a peaceful stay in a rustic location
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Enjoy a cultural mix in one city

Puducherry is an interesting mix of European, mostly French, and traditional Indian cultures. You will see their influences in the architecture and shops, as well as taste them in the many restaurants. The coastal town is a lovely place to spend a vacation while enjoying a traditional day at the beach and opening yourself up to new traditions and flavors in the evening.

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