Octel Hotel et Residence
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Microwave in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Octel Hotel et Residence Portet-sur-Garonne
Travel Blogs from Portet-sur-Garonne
... until about 11:30 am. We stopped at Le Segala for a coffee break then rode a little farther and had a picnic lunch on a small dock along the canal. We rode another 12km and arrived at Castelnaudary mid-afternoon. We went to a park across from the Quai de la Cybelle and spent a couple of hours there sketching. While we were there a coypu, a sort of beaver rat, was swimming around. Allan had explained to us that these river rats ...
We slept in until about 9:00 am and had breakfast in our room - a baguette we had bought the night before with our powdered peanut butter and a banana. Our bikes that we would be renting for the week were delivered at 11:00 am. The guy we are renting from was great, giving us maps he had prepared, panniers, water, vests, locks, a pump, spare tubes, etc. After we got the bikes, we rode to the ...
... we were all off loaded from the train to the bus for our last leg to St Jean. We no sooner hit the village train station than the storm that had been predicted and looming all day whipped up the wind and dark clouds rolled in. We had trouble getting a taxi but finally sorted it with linguistic aid from a friendly train station attendant who made a phone call for us. As soon as we got to our hotel ...
... pity as the regular huge stands of trees on both sides of the canal are both practical and the trade mark of the French canals. The good news is that there is a program well underway to address this, but it will be a long time before affected parts of the canal return to their former glory. The most beautiful and quietest section of the canal was between Carcassonne and Pt Lauragais but it was all well worth visiting and we enjoyed it all...... even the ...
... with food and friends. The evening entertainments were a disappointment on the whole. Other than an excellent orchestra/cabaret set on Friday evening, the performers were either lacking ability or support from their crew. The singer who was doing a tribute to Mike Brant was good, but his sound system was poor, the mic broke down and his crew couldn't get his backing tapes in e correct order. The DJ ...