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BEST WESTERN Hotel Athenee by HappyCulture

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#14 of 129 Hotels in Toulouse
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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms are tight but more than manageable. I agree with other reviews that what sets this hotel apart is the helpful staff and the drinks and canapes before dinner. Breakfast was okay. The location is pretty good after navigating by foot from the railway station we were pleased to find the hotel. It is also well located to a shopping...

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Gourdon, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for what must now be our 10th time here while visiting Toulouse. Location, friendly staff, value for money are all reasons why we come back time and time again. Wd wouldn't stay anywhere else and on site parking is an added bonus in the city. Only one negative point on this visit was that we found various bits of...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

As others have said, the hotel itself is fairly ordinary, and in a very slightly run down area, but neither are really that much of a problem. What sets the place apart, and overall makes it superb value, is the staff. They really are most helpful and engaging, and a special mention to Lionel, Charlotte and Olivier. As the hotel...

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Mystic, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 October 2016

While the room was quite small, we were comfortable. The reality is like most visitors, we really just needed a place to sleep at night and did not spend much time in the room. There were some nice touches- the happy hour at night with wine and local canapes, and the breakfast buffet was plentiful with local cheese, yogurt and...

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POS
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Wife and I spent two days in Toulouse before picking up a weeklong tour. The hotel was part of the pre-tour package. Located in a grittier part of the city, it's within ten min walking of the town hall and two min from the town bus station. The better eating spots are also within walking distance. Rooms are simply furnished,...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The room was small, but clean and comfortable. There was a skylight with a remote control too so great for natural lighting and then pitch dark for napping with jet lag. There is a daily happy hour for guests that includes complimentary wine and hourdorves. Cozy atmosphere and the staff is great at both the front desk and breakfast buffet....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The best thing about the hotel Athenee in Toulouse is the staff. From the receptionist who offered us a change of room having judged that the trip to the 7th floor would be difficult for us, to the waitress in the breakfast buffet, they were all great. The hotel itself is fine, not spectacular but clean, comfortable with good beds...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Best Western Hotel Athenee whilst on a bike trip along the Canal du deux mers. Our room was clean and comfortable and had everything we wanted and needed. The hotel is very central and close to lots of good restaurants. The best thing about the hotel was the extremely helpful reception staff. Nothing was...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I reserved and paid this hotel by Galahotels. They offered quite good price and they are publishing,that all rooms are with mini bar or fridge. But Standard rooms are actually not, just the Comfort ones, which is unusual for 4-star hotel. I've never been in the 4-star hotel (Standard or Comfort room) without mini bar or fridge. I explained it...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Stayed here for two nights in May. About ten minute walk from Capitole. Many restaurants and bakeries within a five to ten minute walk of the hotel. Although the room was on the small size it was comfortable and clean. We took advantage of the onsite parking – at €10 per night. A good 3* hotel. Staff very helpful.

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BestWesternAthenee, Directeur général at BEST WESTERN Hotel Athenee by HappyCulture, responded to this review

Hi Melanie, Thanx for your good words about our hotel ! We're pleased to hear that your stay with us at Best Western Athénée was delightful and you appreciated rooms and location : our staff is always here and pleased to help you, and our reception is open 24h/24 ! We hope you appreciated our HappyTime everynight between 6pm and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Best Western Hotel Athénée, beautiful charming hotel located in the city center of Toulouse. The best quality / price ratio for your stay in Toulouse. A few steps from the cultural and business center, the hotel is 400m from the Capitol. Every day, discover our HappyTime "Gourmet Aperitif" from 6pm to 8pm, you are our guests ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Athenee by HappyCulture

Address: 13 Bis Rue Matabiau, 31000, Toulouse, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Haute-Garonne > Toulouse
Price Range: RM333 - RM543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Athenee by HappyCulture 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Best Western Toulouse
Best Western Athenee
Toulouse Best Western
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Toulouse
#10 Family Hotel in Toulouse
#14 Romantic Hotel in Toulouse
#15 Business Hotel in Toulouse
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