Ashram Guest Houses

Park Guest House

A beautiful guest house located on the beach, approximately a mile away from the Ashram. It takes about 20 minutes by walk and 5 minutes by bicycle to get to the Ashram from here. It has 1, 2, 3, 4 bedded rooms. The total number of rooms is 85. Most of the rooms have balconies facing the sea and offer a nice sea view. Facilities include reading room, meditation room, garden, restaurant, laundry, bicycle, scooter rental and parking space (owner driven cars).

Address: 1, Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry - 605001
Phone: 2334412
Fax: 2344412
Office Hours: 8.00 am - 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Cottage Guest House

A quiet guest house located in the Cottage Complex compound (above the Bureau Central), close to the Ashram. It takes 3 to 4 minutes by walk to the Ashram from here. It has 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 bedded rooms. The total number of rooms is 36. Facilities include Library, Laundry. Tea (free of charge) is served everyday between 3.30 and 4.00 pm. Requires a two-day minimum period of stay to obtain a reservation (generally given to those who are known, or stayed here previously).

Address: 3, Rangapillai St., Pondicherry - 605001
Phone: 2338434
Office Hours: 8.00 am - 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm (Monday - Saturday) 8.30 am - 9.30 am (Sunday)

International Guest House

A nice guest house located only a couple of minutes walk from the Ashram. It has 1, 2, 3 bedded rooms. The total number of rooms is 77. Facilities include laundry, tea and food on order.

Address: 17, Gingee Salai, Pondicherry - 605001
Phone: 2336699
Office Hours: 9.30 am - 11.30 am, 3.30 pm - 5.00 pm

Mother's Guest House

Mother’s House is a small guesthouse meant for devotees of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and for those who want to visit the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Located in the rural Vaithikuppam area of Pondicherry on the Beach Rd. going north, the guesthouse is about a 20-minute walk or 5-minute cycle ride to the Ashram. There are 12 rooms, each named after one of the 12 aspects of the Mother's symbol, single occupancy only, each with an attached bathroom; sea-facing rooms have a private balcony overlooking the magnificent ocean. The charge for a sea-facing room is RS 400.- (approx. $6.60) and for a side-facing room RS 300.- (approx. $5)  per day. Longer visits up to 6 months are allowed. There is a meditation room, library, dining area, cycle parking in the basement, and a roof terrace. Collective meditations with music are held every morning at 7:30 a.m. We serve a vegan breakfast and lunch (as much as possible organic), at a rate of RS 100.- and  RS 180.- respectively.  In "Mother's House", peace, cleanliness, harmony, and a special atmosphere invoking Sri Aurobindo's and theMother's Presence is aspired for. Devotees from around the world are welcome.  Please bring your own towel.

Address: 28 Beach Rd. North, Vaithikuppam, 
Pondicherry - 605012 
Phone: 011-91-413-2220337 
Fax: 011-91-413-2222393 

Seaside Guest House

A sea-facing guest house located close to the Ashram, about 5 minutes by walk from it. Facilities include laundry and the three meals on order.

Address: 10, Goubert Avenue, Pondicherry - 605001
Phone: 2336494
Fax: 221825
Telex: 0469-221 SAS-IN

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   The Country Code for India is 91.
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