Traditional Tamil House Tamil Quarters, Pondicherry
A beautifully restored home in the Tamil quarters of Pondicherry
Tamil Nadu's conservative culture had a less-is-more philosophy that's reflected in room's minimalistic interiors
The house, built in typical Franco Tamilian style, is more than 100 years old
The hotel is well ventilated and lit with its two courtyards and a terrace that are beautifully decorated with plants and flowers in big pots
A half century ago, to be an honoured guest in a gracious Tamil home was something you'd never forget. It this this special experience that has been recreated here to perfection!
The coloruful paintings that adorn the walls of the house are creations of local artists who are supported and allowed to display their work. Do get in touch with the artist if you you'd like to buy something!
Old wood, tropical planters and wrought metal combine to recreate the charms of another age
The rooms have simple decor with antique teak furniture and cotton silk fabirc
The chef specialises in the fabled Creole cuisine which is a typical amalgamation of French and Tamil flavours
Kozhi Idicha Masala
The delicious Creole Platter - Seer fish and masala squid with steamed vegetables
Panes made of colour stained glass work
The wonderful team at this traditional house will extend its highest level of hospitality to ensure your stay is nothing short of perfect!
The street just outside the house
The daily scene on the Tamil side of Pondicherry, a side many travelers never see
The ocean at Pondicherry, with its volatile and deep blue hues