As well as being the gateway to the Pyrenees, Toulouse is historic yet animated and family friendly yet bustling with culture and nightlife, making it understandable why year in and year out the city is bombarded with a tourist influx, especially in the summer months. Thankfully Toulouse has become well-prepared for its variety of visitors, providing a good choice in hotels, guest rooms and holiday apartments.
Grand Hotel de l'Opera
occupies a proud space in the center of Place Capitole and is by far the most elegant hotel in the city. Over the years, the hotel has earned itself several prestigious awards for its impressive transformation of a medieval convent into an oasis of style and sophistication. The pubic salons and lounge rooms abound with antiques and fine art, while the guestrooms are spacious and stylish, with high ceilings, four-poster beds and all the necessary amenities. The restaurant hotel is of similar quality, offering a gourmet menu of regional cuisine.
For one of the most tranquil settings, try the charming Hotel Garonne
. The bedrooms are midsize and snug, all newly renovated and very tastefully decorated in tones of deep red and beige. Directly opposite the hotel is the hotel's restaurant, Le 19, one of the most reputable restaurants in town.
For a more typical room with modern amenities, business visitors may like to try Sofitel
, the hotel that goes to great lengths to make a pleasant stay for you. Bilingual staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable about tourist enquiries, and the hotel offers gigantic suites, all with adjoining bathrooms. For more budget beds, try some of the "chambres d'hotes," which are guesthouses that still provide the convenience of a prime location in the town center. Anjali B&B is situated in the center of town and is designed in an authentic Toulousiane style, with a façade that was built in 1880 but an interior that has been recently completely renovated. Garden Hotel
is another small family-run hotel that has a calm and friendly environment, great for a families looking for a comfortable yet relaxed stay.
7, Rue Lafaille
Peaceful, budget inn near the city center... read more
5 place Alfonse Jourdain
Family-friendly, near the Garonne River and close to sights... read more
92 rue Pierre Paul de Riquet
Quiet location near the center of Old Toulouse...
1 Place Du Capitole
Modern luxury opposite the famous Le Capitole...
20 Boulevard du Maréchal-Leclerc
Modern and comfortable, near the Palais des Congrès... read more
7 Place Du Capitole
Luxurious, 4-star accommodation on the Place du Capitoles... read more
14, Place Victor Hugo
Prime location near sights, shopping and entertainment... read more
22 Descente de la Halle aux
Colorful, rustic style in the center of the old town... read more
1 place du Pont Neuf
Close to the city center, overlooking the Garonne River... read more
33 Route de Bayonne
Tourist-friendly, near major shopping and the Hôpital Purpan... read more
16 Rue Raymond IV
Quiet setting near the historic district and Place du Capitole... read more
13 Place Wilson
Business-friendly, with both rooms and short-term apartments... read more
23 Boulevard des Minimes
Inexpensive, tourist option close to sightseeing...
21 Avenue Marcel Dassault