On business, I had to stay in Toulouse an extra day due to a strike, and this was the only cheaper central hotel with rooms free - and now I know why.
Described as a "hotel with charm" and that "the renovation preserved the architecture and charm of the hotel", all I can say is that is has the charm of a rubbish tip. See my photos for details!
The walls are covered with stained peeling wall paper, that uniquely has not been pasted onto the walls, but stapled! This is accompanied by exposed wiring and water pipes everywhere, bare lighting cables attached to the walls by more stapled pieces of wall paper, crumbling/broken "antique" (i.e., crap) furniture, and a general air of total decrepitude. My window opened on to a stair case with a step ladder and building materials on it, I had an "antique" writing desk, but not one chair in the room, no bedside tables, and a broken cupboard.
Do not think this is a work in progress - it was clear from the layers of dirt and dust that it had been in this state for some time.
At 75 euros, this was a disgrace. If I had not been on business with colleagues who had booked it, I would have walked out immediately.
On the positive side, it is well positioned in the centre near lots of lively bars and restaurants (which kept my colleague with a street view awake all night), and the bathroom was newly done and clean.
My advice - avoid this place like the plague.
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