Stay in Pondicherry

It’s like stepping into another universe when you visit the beach city of Pondicherry. Older structures with exquisite French colonial architecture and French street names coexist with modern constructions, giving the impression that you are not in India. In Pondicherry, you may find the best and most distinctive places to stay like the cherry on top of the cake.

Top Places to
visit in Pondicherry

Pondicherry is a land of diverse cultures, temples, churches, cafes, and beaches, colonized not only by the French but also by the Dutch, British, and Portuguese. From visiting the 300-year-old Immaculate Conception Cathedral – the cathedral mother church – to embarking on a gastronomic tour of European and south Indian cuisine, Pondicherry has a lot to offer. As you go out from here and into the newer section of town, the sight and atmosphere begin to change to those of a bustling south Indian city.

 Old and new don’t often go together, yet in Pondy, they form a beautifully balanced environment. This distinctiveness has regularly placed the town as one of the top tourist sites in India. This should go on your bucket list if you want to get a flavour of the past while also witnessing the excitement of south India. It’s a one-of-a-kind location where visitors can quickly locate the greatest and most unusual places to stay in Pondicherry.

Paradise Beach

Plage Paradiso, commonly known as Paradise Beach, is located near Chunnambar, close to Pondicherry town. This is a small, secluded beach adorned with golden sand. To get there, take a ferry over the backwaters, which takes around 20-30 minutes. There are a few shacks at the main entrance to the beach where you can purchase fresh coconut water and basic munchies – but don’t expect expensive street cuisine.

Distance from Hotel: 12km | 20 min 

Timings : 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : INR 150,
Chairs: INR 75 per hour

Scuba Diving in Pondicherry

Off India’s East Coast, Pondicherry has a wealth of marine life that makes scuba diving a thrilling experience. It is possible to discover the diverse life of the water by diving into it. This includes coral reefs, sea snakes, mantas and other exotic animals such as butterfly larvae and crabs. You may also see whale sharks, as well as sharks, dolphins, and sea turtles, if you’re lucky. Pondicherry is an appealing diving location since you may dive at an artificial reef and enjoy the excitement of the action.

Distance from Hotel: 5km | 10 min 

Time Required : 2-4 days

Entry Fee : Approximately INR 5000 per dive

Seaside Promenade

Pondicherry’s magnificent Seaside Promenade is one of the things that pays homage to Pondicherry’s French roots. Even when drinking a refreshing drink in one of the many cafés on seafront’s promenade, you’ll truly feel foam splash on your face. No matter when you arrive, the Seaside Promenade makes you feel wonderful. People looking for a perfect stay in Pondicherry and also near beaches prefer Veeras Residency.

Distance from Hotel: 1 km | 10 min

Auroville Beach

There is a beach in Pondicherry called Auroville Beach, or Auro Beach. Auroville Ashram is roughly 10 miles distant from this site, and it is a component of the ashram. About 12 kilometres from Pondicherry, the beach is located on the East Coast Road, on the right-hand side of the road. Among Pondicherry’s beaches, Auro Beach is a famous destination. It’s a popular destination for visitors and residents alike. Because of this, there aren’t many places to get meals or snacks on the beach. Since its establishment, the Ashram has preserved its tranquilly and ensured that it is not tampered with or modified too much by humans.

Distance from Hotel: 7 km | 18 min 

Timings : Beach closes at 6:30 PM

Time Required : 1-2 hrs

Entry Fee : Free

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

In Pondicherry, this Gothic-style structure is a widely regarded place of worship. Visitors include both tourists and devout believers who come to offer their prayers to the All Mighty.

Distance from Hotel: 7 km | 18 min 

Timings : Monday – Saturday: 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM,
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Time Required : Less than 1 hour

Entry Fee : No entry fee

About Veeras Residency

Veeras Residency is one of the best premium budget hotels in Pondicherry. It is just 1km from the beach and known for its beautiful AC Rooms and excellent rooms services. The hotel is budget-friendly suitable for bachelors, couples, and families. People looking for a perfect stay in pondicherry often prefer Veeras Residency.

The hotel is packed with all modern facilities like spacious AC rooms, free parking, free wifi, lift, complimentary breakfast, room service, etc. The hotel has 3 types of rooms: standard double bed, deluxe double bed, and family 3-bed room. All the rooms are designed with utmost detail and can accommodate 2-4 members. Extra mattress option is also available on request.

The hotel is also near Railway Stations, Pondicherry Airport, and Bus Stand.

Rooms in Veeras Residency

Triple Room

Standard Double Room

The Standard Double Room is a convenient 2 occupant AC room. It comes with a double bed, Flat TV, and all basic amenities for a happy and comfortable stay.

Room Size: 144 sqft
Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Triple Room

Deluxe Double Room

The Deluxe Double Room is a slightly larger AC room than the standard double room and can hold 3 guests. The room features all modern facilities for a happy stay.

Room Size: 200 sqft
Bed Type: 1 King Bed

Deluxe Double Room Image

Family Triple Bed Room

The family triple bed room comes with 2 beds and 1-bed providing an immersive experience to families looking for hotels in pondicherry

Room Size: 250 sqft
Bed Type: 2 King Beds

Facilities at Veeras Residency 

BASIC FACILITIES

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Parking
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Elevator Lift
  • Air Conditioning 
  • Intercom
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service (Paid)
  • Free LAN
  • Attached Bathroom

1 Km from Rock Beach

All famous beaches in Pondicherry are very near Veeras Residency.

Rock Beach
Pondy marina beach
Serinity beach
Veerampatinam beach
Auroville beach

5 Km from Airport

1 Km from Railway Station

2 Km from
Bus Stand