Accommodation in Auroville is limited and often booked 6 months in advance. Therefore, for your convenience, we have blocked rooms in selected hotels in Auroville and arranged transportation to take you to workshop venue and drop you back. We advise you to book rooms at these hotels directly once you have confirmed your participation.
Accommodation in Auroville
Centre Guest House
This is the oldest and largest guest house in Auroville, centrally located Centre Guest House is meeting point for many visitors of Auroville.
Double Room (non-AC): Rs. 2,300.
Single Room (non-AC): Rs. 1,500.
AC on request: Rs. 350,- per day (all meals are included)
Contact person: Saravanan
Tel: + 91 413 262 21 55 or 262 22 69
Atithi Griha Guest House
Atithi Griha is a beautiful Guest House with vernacular architectural features. Centrally located it offers simple and comfortable double rooms.
Single room (non-AC): Rs.590, Double Room (non-AC): Rs. 1090,- (including breakfast)
Contact person: Raji
Tel: + 91 413 262 24 45
Swagatham Guest House
Centrally located accommodation that offers comfortable and well furnished double rooms.
Double Room (non-AC): Rs. 3,000.- (including breakfast)
Contact person: Thulasi
Tel: + 91 413 262 29 34
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Staying among Aurovilians
Accommodation around Auroville
Mango Hill Hotel
A gracious Indian hotel with an unmistakable French touch, located on a hill planted with mango and cashew trees between Pondicherry and Auroville, on the Bay of Bengal.
Classic Room (AC): Rs. 3,300.-, Suite (AC): Rs. 3.750, (including Breakfast)
Contact person: Satya
Tel: + 91 413 265 54 91 /92 /93
Hotel Purple is a charming Hotel-resort in the vicinity of Auroville. It offers comfortable and well furnished accommodation.
Luxury (AC): Rs. 2.700,-, Delux (AC): Rs. 2.475,-
Executive (AC): Rs. 2.250,-(including Breakfast)
Contact person: Kalaivani
Mob : +91 95855 54501
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Air-conditioned buses ply frequently from Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus(CMBT), Koyambedu to Puducherry (about 3 hour journey) through ECR (East Coast Road). Tickets cost approx. Rs 200.
From Chennai, you can take the NH45 Thiruchi highway till Tindivanam junction and take NH 66 to Puducherry. Turn left to Auroville just before the Puducherry city toll gate. Or take the scenic ECR toll road (East Coast Road) from Chennai to Puducherry and turn right to Auroville after Bomyapalyam village about 5 km before Puducherry.
Auroville Taxi Services
There are special taxi services run by Auroville units for guests pick up and drop to Chennai airport, city or local travel in Auroville/Puducherry. These are cheaper, reliable and drivers are trained to be courteous to guests.You can book a taxi 24 hours a day.
UTS : +91 413 2623 587, firstname.lastname@example.org
ATS : +91 413 2622 400, +91 944 335 1169
Chennai airport to Auroville/Puducherry
Rs.2200 (Indica) Rs. 2400 A/C car
Chennai city to Auroville/Puducherry
Rs.2400 (Indica) Rs. 2,600 A/C car
Pondicherry bus stand to Auroville
Rs.350 (Indica) Rs. 400 A/C car
Periyar Mudaliar Chawdi/ECR to Auroville or Auroville local Rs. 200