HOTELS IN TOULOUSE, FRANCE
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|Toulouse is a city in southwest
France on the banks of the River Garonne, 590 km away from Paris and half-way
between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. With 1,102,882 inhabitants
as of Jan. 1, 2006, the Toulouse metropolitan area is the fifth-largest
Toulouse is the home base of the
European aerospace industry, with the headquarters of Airbus, Galileo positioning
system, the SPOT satellite system, and CNES's Toulouse Space Centre (CST),
the largest space center in Europe. Thales Alenia Space, Europe's largest
satellite manufacturer, and EADS Astrium Satellites, EADS's satellite system
subsidiary, also have a significant presence in Toulouse. Its world renowned
university is one of the oldest in Europe (founded in 1229) and, with more
than 97,000 students, is with Lille the third-largest university campus
of France after Paris and Lyon.
Toulouse was the capital of the former
province of Languedoc (provinces were abolished during the French Revolution).
It is now the main city of the Midi-Pyrénées region, the
largest region in metropolitan France. It is also the main city of the
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Hôtel Le Clocher De Rodez Toulouse
Comfort Hotel Le Clocher
de Rodez in Toulouse is set in an eighteenth-century building in the centre
of the city. The property is within walking distance of the main tourist
attractions and four kilometres from the airport. Business guests
of the Le Clocher de Rodez can hire the Toulouse style, red-brick conference
room for small meetings and can gather after work in Le Bar a Bieres -
a speciality beer bar. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour desk can provide
sightseeing assistance; while weary travellers can unwind to laid-back
lounge music on the cafe's leather couches or play a game of cards. The
hotel also offers a cafe terrace, a popular spot for light lunches and
weekend breakfast buffets. Nearby attractions include the famous shopping
street of Alsace-Lorraine, which is only 90 metres away; and the historical
Place Capitole, which is 500 metres away.
Hotel Raymond IV Toulouse
The charming Grand Hotel
Raymond IV is located in the centre of the historical district of Toulouse,
France. Attractions like Capitole Square and the Saint Etiennes Cathedral
are nearby. The hotel is also close to transport links like the airport
shuttle bus terminal and Matabiau railway station. Toulouse Blagnac Airport
(TLS) is 10 kilometres away. Built in the early 1900s, the low-rise Grand
Hotel Raymond IV is set in a peaceful area. Staff at the 24-hour front
desk can help with sightseeing tours to local attractions, and there is
complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Onsite parking
is available (surcharge). There is a bar and conference room.
Toulouse St Georges Toulouse
The Mercure Toulouse Saint
Georges is a modern hotel, built in 1972 and located in the city centre,
100 metres from the Saint Rome pedestrianised shopping area. The 148 guestrooms
over seven floors feature light pastel decor and traditional furnishings.
All are equipped with satellite television with pay movies, high-speed
wireless Internet connections, direct-dial phones with voicemail, minibars
and complimentary newspapers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
The Les Cepages restaurant serves regional fare in a light, brasserie-style
room with traditional furnishings. The hotel features a terrace on the
first floor, offering views across the street, and complimentary newspapers
are available in the lobby.
HOTELS IN TOURS, FRANCE
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|Tours is a city in central
France, the capital of the Indre-et-Loire department. It is located
on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the
Atlantic coast. Touraine, the region around Tours, is known for its wines,
the alleged perfection (as perceived by some speakers) of its local spoken
French, and for the famous Battle of Tours in 732. It is also the site
of the cycling race Paris-Tours. Tours is the largest city in the Centre
region of France, although it is not the regional capital, which resides
in its second-largest city of Orléans. In 2006, the city itself
had 142,000 inhabitants and the metropolitan area had 306,974.
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The Hotel Turone is a modern
white hotel situated in the centre of Tours, 500 metres from the old town
and the railway station, and eight kilometres from the airport. The 120
air-conditioned guestrooms have modern decor and furnishings in soft colours.
All rooms include cable television, direct-dial phones, complimentary Internet
connections, and minibars. Bathroom have bathtubs and hair dryers. At Le
Bistrot des Turons traditional French dishes are available from an à
la carte menu, served in a bistro- style setting with white linen tablecloths.
Before or after dinner, guests can enjoy an aperitif in the bar, or take
advantage of room service. The hotel has a gift shop where souvenirs are
on sale, and guests have complimentary use of facilities at a nearby fitness
de L'Univers Tours
The Hotel de L'Univers reflects
19th-century Haussmannian style in the charming city of Tours, France.
This property faces the Tours town hall, and boasts a convenient location
in the midst of a lively shopping area, only a few meters from the Vinci
Congress Centre. Constructed in 1846, this hotel features a lobby distinguished
by trompe-l'oeil paintings, leather sofas and a magnificent staircase.
The on-site La Touraine Restaurant prepares creative French gourmet fare
in a pastel-shaded dining room. The wood-paneled La Touraine lounge bar
serves Champagne and a selection of malt whiskies and cocktails. This hotel
provides 800 square meters of function space, and wireless Internet access
is available throughout the hotel. A business center offers fax, photocopy
and print services. A concierge arranges tours and reservations.
On-site conveniences include a gift shop, and secure parking is available
in the hotel's garage
Novotel Tours Sud is located
just outside Tours, France, five kilometres from a cinema, seven kilometres
from Tours town centre, and 15 kilometres from a golf course. This modern
hotel has an outdoor pool, and there are eight meeting rooms on site.
Novotel Tours Sud's Cote Jardin restaurant serves French dishes for lunch
and dinner. There is both an indoor and an outdoor playground for
children. The hotel's 127 guestrooms all come equipped with satellite
television, wireless Internet, telephone, climate control, and minibars.
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