- Center : 1 km around Auroville's centre.
- Residential : mostly in residential area.
- Beach : in communities lining the coast.
- Forest : stay in the aforested greenbelt.
4 comfort categories:
- A - Basic: simple accommodation in dorm, hut or room with coconut leaves or attached roof and shared bathroom
- B - Standard: well-maintained rooms with proper walls and roof and shared bathroom.
- C - Comfort: well-maintained rooms with proper walls and roof, and attached bathroom
- D - Appartement: well-maintained accommodation with proper walls and roof, attached bathroom and kitchen or kitchenette.