The Richmond

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
12 Labourdonnais Street, Pondicherry, 605001, India
3.9 out of 5 rating 33 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.9
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Richmond in Pondicherry (White Town), you'll be within a 15-minute walk of Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Pondicherry Promenade Beach. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Sacred Heart of Jesus and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Government Place.


Make yourself at home in one of the 14 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and complimentary newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance.


Enjoy local cuisine at The Bistro, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Pondicherry Promenade Beach - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Sacred Heart of Jesus - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Government Place - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Pondicherry Lighthouse - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Pondicherry Museum - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Raj Niwas - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Sri Aurobindo Ashram - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Botanical Gardens - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Serenity Beach - 6.7 km / 4.2 mi
Paradise Beach - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
Matrimandir - 14.8 km / 9.2 mi

The nearest airports are:
Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) - 151.7 km / 94.2 mi
Pondicherry (PNY) - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Richmond is Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 12pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Restaurant