Neemrana's time machine takes you down south to another Indian time warp- when a comptoir of les Indes caught the imagination of the whole Occident and when the Orientalists painted picturesque landscapes and portraits of a colourful people as yet uncaptured by camera.
Some marvellous architecture arose on the French coastline of Pondichéry. Today, one such mansion reopens, restored with furniture, art and comforts unknown to the 18th century. Sail the river of time. Flow back to a graceful era when Punkhawallas gently fanned the air and Tamil spices mixed with French restraint to give you the renowned Creole cuisine.Go on heritage walks, sea cruises and treasure trails!
A visitor can choose between a wide range of 16 different rooms, set around a beautiful central patio. Each of these rooms are named after former French colonial areas. All rooms are airconditioned and some of them come with a private verandah and a terrace as well. One can glimpse colonial times not just in the lofty celings, french furniture and lampshades, but also in the elaborate meals served in fine antique cutlery.
De L'orient is an ideal destination for a discerning business travel or a family vacation. The Carte Blanche restaurant serves authentic Creole cuisine that is well-sought after.
A business centre is also provided that is ideal for meetings and conferences.