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

Located in the rural Vaithikuppam area of Pondicherry on the Beach Rd. going north, "Mother's House" is about a 20 minute walk or 5 minute cycle ride to the Ashram Samadhi. There are 12 rooms, each named after the 12 aspects of Mother's symbol, single occupancy only, each with an attached bathroom; and most rooms have a private balcony overlooking the magnificent sea. Room rates are approximately $3.25 to $4.25 per day, with a one week minimum stay required; longer visits up to 6 months are allowed. There is a spacious meditation room, library, dining area, cycle parking in the basement and roof terrace where hatha yoga classes are offered every morning at 6:00 am with the sunrise. Daily meditation and monthly concerts of devotional music by Ashram musicians are being held. Guests can purchase meal tickets for the Ashram Dining hall, or opt for vegetarian meals offered at a reasonable price, including foods catered to Western tastes. Minimum 1 week stays are required. Reduced monthly rate is available, and longer stays up to 6 months are possible. In "Mother's House", peace, cleanliness, harmony, and a special atmosphere invoking Sri Aurobindo's and Mother's Presence is aspired for. All devotees from around the world are welcome.

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

A tip for dialing phone/fax numbers:
   The Country Code for India is 91.
   The Area Code for Pondicherry is 0413.
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   For example, from the US, dial 01191-413 followed by the local number.

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