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7 Jan 2018
“No frills, great location”
6 Feb 2018
“Words fail me”
The Blue Yonder is a pioneering community-based tourism company offering authentic, unique and meaningful travel experiences. We offer walking tours, day activities, short stays and round-trips across India including cultural immersions and local...more
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12 Rue Camatchi Amman Koil Street | Near Calve College, Between Mission street and Ambour Salai., Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 413 450 2218
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We have stayed in Indian hotels from Kashmir to Kerala but without a doubt this one has been the most uncomfortable to date. The hotel may well be ‘heritage’ & ‘authentic’ but personally I want only two things from a bedroom - peace & comfort....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BrianR409
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a clean and neat place with its own quaint charm to it. Located in Heritage town; this place is more of a house renovated to operate as a hotel. The folks at the front desk are extremely helpful. Rooms are equipped with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank pavanpadekal
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the auroville units..we saw around 4 centres and the guide helped us explaining them..children liked the experience a lot

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vara S
Venkat_Peace, Guest Relations Manager at The Blue Yonder, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Vara, Thanks for the review. We are delighted to know the children enjoyed it. Its sad that they could not enjoy The Boulevard by cycle as well due to weather/ rains. Next time may be.

Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Venkat was happy to arrange a walking tour of White town in the French quarter of Puducherry. Arul our guide was informative and entertaining at the same time. All in all a very pleasant experience!

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Roshan E
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We had a really relaxing stay in Pondicherry. The Guest House on the seafront had a fantastic view. The accommodation was comfortable and the staff friendly. We had a really interesting visit to Auroville - our guide, Gopi, was excellent. Blue Yonder also arranged walking...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank janehodgson1965
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Loved being this place. House is a beauty and host Gopi is a really nice guy. We had to catch early morning bus while leaving and he woke up early to arrange auto rickshaw for us. Helped us out with our plans in pondy. Place...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Ashutosh kumar j
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Discovering the Blue Yonder was a very nice and pleasant surprise, which does not happen often. The place is perfectly located close to the main streets but off the busy roads. Rooms are clean and recently refurnished. Bathroom, windows, doors – everything works fine. What...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Ksenia_PvZ
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My booking was also cancelled just before christmas. Very disappointed with blue yonder and booking.com

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Samuellloyd
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Back in august, we booked this gorgeous sounding place for Christmas 2015. Imagine how devastated we were when I received an email just 4 days before Christmas and the day before we left uk to say Blue Yonder were not able to honour our booking....More

Date of experience: December 2015
4  Thank lilyrose2016
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The founder of The Blue Yonder is a philanthrapist.He is also hugely knowledgeable on ethical and sustainable travel especially in the South of India. He can put together packages and tours for individuals and groups arguably better than anyone else in the area. These tours...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank npk123
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