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BEST WESTERN L'Artist Hotel

#11 of 89 Hotels in Tours
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13-15 Rue Frederic Joliot Curie, 37000 Tours, France (Formerly Quality Hotel Harmonie)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Alexandria, VA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I admit that booking a Best Western Hotel in France seemed strange to me, but based on the reviews, I did. We were not disappointed during our two-night stay. The hotel is clean, quiet, has a good breakfast with a large assortment of food, and is very conveniently located -- especially if you arrive by train and/or are doing a... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel is really good and new, good furniture, very clean. the rooms are big, with much space for luggege and even good evening spent in the hotel. the breakfast buffet is very fresh, tasty ,with broght and good choice of local products. even for vegetariors as me))) the minus ponts are: parking possibilities. the hotel has the own undegraound... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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104 reviews 104 reviews
39 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last April, my wife and I enjoyed a four night stay in Tours at this hotel. It is most convenient for those arriving by train. As a matter of fact, you can almost exit the station and be there in less than 3 minutes. Be aware however that there is some construction work going on just next to the hotel,... More 

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Nambour, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This hotel was ideally located for our purposes only a 5 minute walk (with cases) from the train station. It is located in a back street but don't let this deter you. The hotel foyer immediately impressed and a quick walk through the rest of the hotel was also impressive. Our room was comfortable and spacious with perhaps the only... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
37 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

So I rate all hotels on a global basis, not my expectation of a particular hotel. That said they meet nearly all of my expectations. I rated them 3 stars because in the grand scheme of all hotels they are just average. Compared to my experience of France, and Europe hotels I would say they would be 3.5 to 4.... More 

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Garden City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We stayed here at the start of our driving tour of the Loire Valley. The rooms and hallways are updated and quite pleasant. The theme of the decor is that of artists, of all different genres, with photos of them on the walls. We did arrive somewhat early, just after noon, and were very tired after our flight. Claire, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Spent a long weekend at this hotel with my first visit to Tours (and France). I've travelled a fair bit around the globe so I've had my share of various hotel standards and I'm pleased to say that my stay at Hotel L'Artist was very pleasant and I have no complaints. My experience of the reception staff was that they... More 

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Turin, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I travel really a lot. I NEVER met hotel's staff impolite and rude us the one at the BW in Tours. We had an health problem due to the fact that there was no hot water in the room. The staff did not told us there was no hot water in the hotel. After thet we had a problema and... More 

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Portree, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

This wasn't our first version sit to Tours, having loved in Belgium and France in the 1970's and all the 1980's. Our latest (3 night) stay in Tours was towards rhe end of a three week touring holiday in France during November 2014. Booked a few days before we arrived The Best Western L'Artiste seemed to meet (and did) all... More 

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Alford, Lincs UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Just spent one night in this hotel on our return from the south of France. Really helpful reception staff and the room was clean and very comfortable. It's located very close to the city centre and restaurants are in easy walking distance. Our only reservation is the underground car park which is very tight to get in and out of,... More 

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