This is a nice, cosy hotel located around 10 minutes walk from the central area. There is a red light district immediately to the north of the street across the dual carriageway, where you can see some sex shops and prostitutes loitering, but do not let this put you off - they do not cross the dual carriageway, and this hotel is perfectly safe and suitable for a family.
I had a single room, and it was a decent size. This is a 2 star hotel, so you have to be aware of some stuff. There is no hair dryer. The TV is very small, which was annoying as the World Cup was happening. There is no mini-bar in the room, although maybe the other more expensive rooms have one.
The plus points are that the shower was very nice, and the room was clean. They also had a fan in the room for when it gets hot, but it wasn't that great.
Breakfast is served between 7am and 10am. Beware, breakfast is not included in the cost! I thought it was, and all I was having each morning was a small bowl of cornflakes before going to work - it was a very expensive breakfast, as I ended up paying 45 euros for five bowls of cornflakes!
They have a nice seating area outside where you can take your breakfast, that is very picturesque.
The staff are very friendly indeed, I really liked them.
The Internet was appalling. And as a business traveller, that really annoyed me, as I had to use the Internet from the hotel in the evenings, but it would disconnect every few minutes - and that was on the good days, on the bad days it wouldn't even connect.
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- Also Known As:
- Riquet Hotel Toulouse