Where to stay in Toulouse?
Hotel Heliot is a boutique hotel located in the center of Toulouse. Reasons to stay at Hotel Heliot are;
- A true French experience in Toulouse
- The hotel is a 19th century French mansion
- A centrally located hotel
- Fresh French pastry for breakfast
Hotel Heliot is located in a 19th century mansion. You will enjoy a true French experience in Toulouse whilst staying at the Hotel Heliot. Not only is it a classic French building but it’s also run by a friendly French family. You can walk to all the major points of interest of Toulouse from the hotel. Major points of interest of Toulouse include the Capitole, Pont Neuf and the Basilica.
The train station is 700 meters from the hotel and the airport shuttle leaves from close by.
You will probably be checked in by Frederic who speaks perfect English. He will be interested in where you are from and what your plans are in Toulouse. Frederic can offer advice on what to see and do whilst in town. Any questions you have you should ask Frederic. He can provide you with a map, recommend restaurants and what to see in Toulouse. I found Frederic more informative than the Toulouse tourist information office. You may meet the friendly hotel cat, Heliot during check in. The hotel is named after the cat.
The staircase in the hotel is a piece of art. It’s a rewarding experience taking the stairs. There are paintings of Toulouse decorating the hallways which can inspire your photos when you go out sightseeing.
The double room is spacious. In summer Toulouse can get hot so the air conditioning is a must. There is a useful desk for those traveling to Toulouse on business. For the those visiting Toulouse with family there is a family suite available. Fast and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel so you will always be connected.
Double Room Bathroom
The bathroom is sparkling clean. You’ll find all the required amenities such as soap dispenser and hairdryer. Not only do you have a shower but you can relax after a day of sightseeing in the bath. The bath is also very useful if you are traveling to Toulouse with kids.
You have a choice of either express breakfast or buffet breakfast. As I was leaving for an early to the train station I choose the express breakfast for €3. This is the choice of pain au chocolat or a croissant and a hot drink. I chose a pain au chocolat with a coffee. The pastries are delivered fresh every morning from a local bakery. Fresh French pastries in France, you are guaranteed to enjoy your breakfast!
Enjoy your stay at Hotel Heliot
You must enjoy and appreciate the local Toulouse experience you’ll receive whilst staying in the hotel Heliot. Frederic is there to make sure you have the best stay possible in his city. The stay in a 19th century French mansion is a once in a lifetime experience.