We wanted a couple of days in Toulouse as part of a longer holiday in south west France but weren't really sure if we wanted a typical hectic city break or a more relaxing stay with a bit of luxury and some time lazing by the pool. The great thing about Villa Danieli is that you can have both. It is so quick and cheap to get into Toulouse city centre from here by metro that you can pop back for a relax/swim after your day's sightseeing before going back in again for your evening meal. And the garden is so peaceful and secluded you could believe you were out in the country rather than 2 mins walk from a metro station. The room we stayed in was lovely, with effective air conditioning, great for August. So this place already wins over a city centre hotel, but then you get the added bonus of your hosts, Daniele and Bernard. This is not your impersonal hotel, you feel much more like a house guest staying with friends; they like to take time to talk, help you with your french if you are trying to learn (Bernard speaks fluent english as well), provide lots of useful information about the city. They pay attention to every detail and go out of their way to help. I was particularly happy that I could leave my car there for the full days of arrival and departure meaning effectively an extra day in Toulouse without the hassle of driving in and looking for a parking space.
Worth noting, they don't sell alcoholic drinks (but a fridge in the room and Petit Casino nearby probably make that a bonus) and they don't take credit cards (but there is an ATM close by). And Toulouse is a beautiful and relaxed city, well worth a visit.
Many thanks to you Daniele and Bernard.
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