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Toulouse is the capital of the Occitanie region and one of the most beautiful cities in France to visit. While Toulouse doesn’t instantly spring to mind when thinking of France, it’s a city that’s well worth visiting. Its beautiful architecture, vibrant markets, fantastic food, and chic boutiques have made it popular in recent years among those searching for a weekend getaway.
Toulouse is well-connected with other French cities like Paris, Bordeaux, and Lyon, making it an excellent choice for a quick break.
As well as absorbing the remarkable history of Toulouse, it’s a great starting point for exploring more of the Occitanie region. On day trips from Toulouse, you can easily head to places like Carcassonne, Pont du Gard, Albi, and more.
Whether you are visiting for a weekend getaway or you use the city as your base for exploring other places on day trips from Toulouse, check out this guide with some of the best hotels in Toulouse, France.
Compare the Best Hotels in Toulouse, France
Top Toulouse Hotels
From 5-star hotels in Toulouse to unique boutique hotels in Toulouse, don’t miss this list of top Toulouse hotels with something for every traveler.
1. Plaza Hotel Capitole Toulouse
Formerly known as Crowne Plaza, the Plaza Hotel Capitole is the best hotel in Toulouse for its location, right in the heart of Toulouse. It’s just 150 meters from Place du Capitole and 600 meters from Musee des Augustins.
There are 162 rooms at this hotel which are equipped with plasma TVs and bathrooms with bathtubs. Though the rooms have simple, no-fuss designs, they are well-insulated and have super comfortable beds.
All week you can enjoy American and Continental breakfasts. The hotel also has a restaurant called L’Atrium which is open for lunch and dinner. If you want to continue your routine while on holiday, head to the hotel’s guest-only gym – Click here to book your stay at Plaza Hotel Capitole
2. Ibis Styles Toulouse Capitole
Located in Toulouse’s historic center, near Place du Capitole, the Ibis Styles Toulouse Capitole is ideal for exploring the city. Once a private mansion, the Ibis Styles has now been transformed into a lovely boutique hotel in Toulouse with a beautiful inner courtyard.
Rooms are sleek and modern with simple designs. Many suites look out onto Place du Capitole, bringing Toulouse’s charm right to your room. Despite the proximity to the hustle and bustle, the rooms are surprisingly quiet on an evening. Bathrooms have all the modern amenities, including spacious rain showers.
Enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast each morning on the terrace; they even make accommodations for gluten-free diets. If you are driving to Toulouse, perhaps as part of a road trip, you can take advantage of the hotels’ discounted public parking nearby – Click here to book your stay at Ibis Styles Toulouse Capitole
3. Hotel Albert 1er
Hotel Albert Ier is a centrally located hotel, well-placed for walking to attractions like Place du Capitole, Basilique Saint-Sernin, and Couvent des Jacobins.
This mid-range hotel has been awarded the EU eco-label, which feels good for your conscience, and is the only hotel in Toulouse currently holding the title. Though the hotel’s exterior looked classically French with shutter-style windows, the rooms are ultra-modern.
The large windows make the rooms feel spacious, light, and airy. They are equipped with excellent air conditioning for those hot French summer nights.
If you are driving to Toulouse, the hotel offers discounted parking nearby. Sticking with the environmentally friendly theme, you’ll find that breakfast items are sourced locally and come from organic farms where possible. The hotel is family-owned, and you can almost tell because of its dedication to excellent service – Click here to book your stay at Hotel Albert Ier
4. Boutique Hotel SOCLO
Boutique Hotel SOCLO is just an eight-minute walk from Place du Capitole and 400 meters from Pont Saint-Pierre on the Garonne River. Housed in an 18th-century building, this hotel exudes elegance and refinement.
This is one of the cutest boutique hotels in Toulouse. Rooms have an English cottage vibe, with extra throws and pillows and lovely earthy tones. Rooms are soundproofed and have air conditioning for those hot summer days.
Boutique Hotel SOCLO is a wonderful hotel for a weekend getaway. There’s even a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a tranquil garden where you can relax after sightseeing. The buffet breakfast is not to be missed, as it’s filled with every imaginable breakfast offering – Click here to book your stay at Boutique Hotel SOCLO
5. Le Grand Balcon Hotel
Just off Toulouse’s main square, Place du Capitole, you cannot go wrong with Le Grand Balcon Hotel.
This 4-star hotel with affordable prices was the home of Aeropostale aviators. The rooms are light and airy with cloud designs, a subtle nod to the hotel’s aviator past. Soft carpets line the floors, and the beds are so comfy you won’t want to leave. Bathrooms come with heated towel racks, robes, and even slippers.
This Toulouse hotel offers a fantastic breakfast with equally good service. The hotel bar is open until 2:00 am and serves signature cocktails, wine, beer, and snacks – Click here to book your stay at Le Grand Balcon Hotel
6. Mama Shelter Toulouse
Mama Shelter Toulouse is one of the best mid-range hotels in Toulouse, France. The building is just a 10-minute walk from Basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse and the Musee des Augustins.
A former theater converted into a hotel, Mama Shelter Toulouse is a superb option for those seeking style, fun, and a little bit of quirk.
Rooms at Mama Shelter are minimal but a little unusual, in a good way! Suites have more space and a balcony, so they are worth the extra money. Bathrooms come with rain showers, hairdryers, and hand steamers.
Mama Shelter’s restaurant serves up Toulouse specials. Sit on the large rooftop terrace during the day or evening with a glass of wine and a brick-oven pizza. There’s also an excellent Argentinian grill – Click here to book your stay at Mama Shelter Toulouse
Didn’t you find your Toulouse hotel on this list? Don’t worry! Find the right accommodation in Toulouse – whether it’s a hotel or guesthouse, holiday apartment, or private apartment – by using the Toulouse Hotels map above.