BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Les Capitouls Toulouse
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I looked down a quaint, tiny street (Rue des Gestes) and saw a sign pointing down the street for an Indian restaurant. There were two actually, almost right across from each other. One was modern and boring looking with ************e there. The other, Le Bombay, …
Bike arrived this afternoon, more walking around the city, did a walking tour with a guide, very interesting city. Still getting down pours of rain, good excuse to sit and have a drink. Went to small bar with Jazz musician for something to eat, found out that the museums where open till midnight and went and visited 2 of them, l'abattoir and ...
... Midi for a boat trip along the canal to view the countryside. Unfortunately the water level is 2metres below the canal wall so the view from the low boat is mostly of the sky and adjacent trees, ducks and fishermen.
Back on shore, I checked the map (an 'old school' paper type) and headed for the old city, a roman fort that has been added to by successive lords to become a massive fort on a the hilltop with a commanding view of the countryside. In it's ...
... and I biked between locks. Just before reaching Carcassonne an alarm went off and we had overheated. Had to call a mechanic from Locoboat. Went off biking. Had lunch on top of boat. Fabulous day so wasn't all bad. Underway two hours later with new faux capacitor. Had a wander round Carcassone. Awesome shops, topped up groceries, compulsory drink headed off and moored up further down canal. Woke up to rain, which continued through the day. Bloody cold with a ...
... conductor arrived. Minimal english. Didn't cope with Pauls french.
Wanted us to buy tickets. We had tickets. Wanted us to buy tickets.....didn't like the ticket receipt on Pauls phone. Paul refused to buy more.....we'd already expended €55 plus credit card fees.
Brings a fluently bilingual english lady. The story is repeated.
The conductor wants us to buy tickets, to be refunded for the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed