Set in Puducherry, 1.5 km from Promenade Beach, The Cradle offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking and a terrace. The property is located 1.3 km from Bharathi Park, 1.5 km from Pondicherry Museum and 1.5 km from Manakula Vinayagar Temple. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a wardrobe, a kettle, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. At The Cradle the rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels. Continental and vegetarian breakfast options are available every morning at the accommodation. Popular points of interest near The Cradle include Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Botanical Garden and Pondicherry Railway Station. The nearest airport is Puducherry Airport, 5 km from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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No credit card needed. All options are bookable without a credit card.

Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Puducherry
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Pavana
    India India
    Loved the artistic interior, amazing ambience.. very unique stay and helpful staff . Breakfast was good, will plan for another stay and definitely recommending cradle to more people.
  • Jolainne
    India India
    The rooms were spacious and very clean, providing all the basic amenities one would require. At this price point, it is an excellent option for anyone looking for an affordable hotel stay.
  • Raga
    India India
    Rooms are very neat and clean. staff is very friendly

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of The Cradle
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
Living Area
  • Sofa
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Kids' outdoor play equipment
    • Indoor play area
    • Board games/puzzles
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Trouser press
      Additional charge
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Air conditioning
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    • Hindi
    • Tamil

    House rules

    The Cradle takes special requests - add in the next step!


    Available 24 hours


    Available 24 hours



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 11 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 6 years
    Extra bed upon request
    Rs. 1,000 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    7+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    Rs. 1,000 per person, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Cash only

    This property only accepts cash payments.

    FAQs about The Cradle

    • Yes, The Cradle is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at The Cradle include:

      • Double
      • Family
      • Studio

    • The Cradle is 800 yards from the centre of Puducherry. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at The Cradle may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • The Cradle offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Movie nights
      • Bicycle rental

    • Check-in at The Cradle is from 12:00, and check-out is until 11:00.