The Richmond

The Richmond


12 Labourdonnais Street, Pondicherry, India

ExcellentBased on 103 reviews


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About The Richmond

This unique 3-star hotel provides a range of accommodation options throughout the old city of Puducherry. It is ideally located for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

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To Downtown1.5 mi
Nearest airportChennai
Distance to airport76.6 mi


Check-in time12:00 PM
Check-out time11:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+91 413 234 6363

Amenities at The Richmond

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Window
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Room service
  • Shower
  • Breakfast included
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Key card access
  • Sofa bed
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Bottle of water
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Toothbrush
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Trash cans
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Private bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available


  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental


  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Airport shuttle

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Reviews for The Richmond

GreatBased on 103 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • and very friendly staff. (in 18 reviews)
  • "Excellent Location, Great Service and Hospitality." (in 14 reviews)
  • The breakfast offered was satisfying. (in 13 reviews)
Cons -
  • The facilities in the hotel are less. (in 6 reviews)
  • "Untrained staff, pathetic breakfast, no parking facility, rooms without windows and no sound-proofing." (in 4 reviews)
  • No hot water in the shower (in 3 reviews)

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Where is The Richmond

Most Popular Landmarks

Pondicherry Lighthouse0.4 mi
Sri Aurobindo Ashram0.6 mi
Auroville5.6 mi

FAQs when booking at The Richmond

How close is The Richmond to the nearest airport, Pondicherry Airport?

With a distance of 3.2 mi between The Richmond and the nearest airport, Pondicherry Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 06m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

How close is The Richmond from the Pondicherry city center?

The Richmond is just 1.5 mi away from the center of Pondicherry. You can easily get to other landmarks from The Richmond, including Auroville, which has been found to be a popular place to visit amongst tourists.

What is the The Richmond phone number?

For questions regarding your hotel or your stay, call +91 413 234 6363.

Does The Richmond have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Richmond has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Richmond?

The Richmond check-out time is 11:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

How much does it cost to stay at The Richmond, Pondicherry?

Prices at The Richmond will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $83, though some users have found rates as low as $37. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at The Richmond?

Yes, food can be ordered from the The Richmond restaurant. Opening times may vary. They also have a bar service for drinks.

Does The Richmond have a laundry service?

This accommodation does offer laundry services. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

How far is The Richmond from Pondicherry Museum?

Pondicherry Museum in Pondicherry is 0 mi away from The Richmond.

Is The Richmond close to Sri Aurobindo Ashram?

If you want to see Sri Aurobindo Ashram while visiting Pondicherry, The Richmond is just 1 mi away.