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The Hermit Crab 3 (1st floor, beach view)

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The Hermit Crab 3 (1st floor, beach view)

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.
Sparkling clean11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
DryerThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

The Hermit Crab is a quaint little guest house by the Serenity Beach. If you want to experience life on a beach, then you have stumbled upon the right place. While the guest house emulates the bygone era of the french, it also gives you a glimpse of life by the coast.


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 10AM - 12PM (noon)
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


42 Reviews

Yashasvi User Profile
June 2018
Great stay, amazing host, steps away from the beach . Perfect place to unwind.
Uttam Kumar User Profile
Uttam Kumar
June 2018
Sparkling clean room & very close to the Beach! You will have real beach life experience while staying in this accommodation!
Roopa User Profile
April 2018
The rooms are okay but there should have been an ac in the room for humid conditions there.
Nihaar User Profile
March 2018
Brilliant location at a very reasonable cost. You can literally see the beach from your bed if you leave the door open. Arnab was very accomodating to allow us an early check in. Staying here in the summer would be a slight problem as the room gets extremely hot throughout the …
Vicki User Profile
March 2018
A clean , well presented guest house. Arnab will offer assistance and help, you just need to ask. Our room - room3 had a great view from the bedroom to the ocean and a nice breeze. Arnab is knowledgable about Serenity beach area and Auroville . This room had clean filtered water,…
Arnab User Profile
Response from Arnab:
Vicki and David, thank you so much for your warm feedback. We will definitely take your suggestions into consideration. Hope to host you soon.
March 2018
Suriya User Profile
February 2018
Worth for money. Soo clean and a place near to the beach view made our stay an unforgettable one.
Aishwarya User Profile
February 2018
This beautiful place is a stone's throw away from the serenity beach.Great little cosy place.The room we stayed in opens out directly to a beach view.The common spaces like terrace,corridors,lawn everything was super clean.The helper bhaiya was super courteous and helpful.Arnab i…

Hosted by Arnab

Puducherry, IndiaJoined in December 2014
Arnab User Profile
119 Reviews
I came to Pondi as a kid and totally fell in love with the place and it's streets, food and beaches. Not much of a city person, so after having tried my hand at being a chef in the cities, I decided to move back to this place I love to call my home and start The Hermit Crab. I a…
Languages: Bengali, English, Français, Hindi
Response rate: 95%
Response time: within an hour
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