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4.4 out of 5

"The hotel is still being renovated, just finishing the large lobby .We knew about it thanks to previous reviews. It is located a block away from the t ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 03 May 2016

Hotel Description

4-star hotel in Tours City Centre

Central Tours getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Tours City Centre hotel, you'll find Vinci International Convention Centre and Musee des Beaux-Arts. St. Julien Church and Musee du Compagnonnage are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a terrace, and dry cleaning are also offered.

Free WiFi, satellite TV

The 91 guestrooms offer free WiFi, room service, and satellite TV. Other amenities include premium bedding, hair dryers, and safes.

Comfort Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$91* Per night/room Feb 23 - Feb 24

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max


Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room - 2 Connecting Rooms

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Oceania L'Univers Tours ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Oceania L'Univers Tours

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Good location

The hotel is still being renovated, just finishing the large lobby .We knew about it thanks to previous reviews. It is located a block away from the train station and about two blocks away from the tourist office where you can take tours to the castles. The rooms are very clean and spacious, not fancy but OK. They are supposed to be done with renovation by mid May. Good hotel for the price.

Posted by on May 3, 2016

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4 out of 5

Tours Hotel

Hotel staff was very friendly and helpfull recommending restaurants and even calling for reservations. Great location to walk around town and down to the Loire.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2010

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4 out of 5

Hotel De L'Univers-Very Good but Excellent Location

While this hotel is rated as a 4 star, the room was kind of dingy; large enough but bed was just adequate, linens less than adequate, toiletries barely adequate. Hotel staff was excellent, helpful and friendly and even recommended a great nearby restaurant. the location is what is the best thing about this hotel. Wonderful area and close to everything. Very safe and near the beautiful Hotel de Ville. Perhaps if this hotel is upgraded, painted and some attention is paid to the rooms it would truly be a 4 star. Maybe we just didn't get a room that HAD been updated. Nice stay though.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2008

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5 out of 5

Hotel de La Universe Location Perfect

The staff was more than helpful. We rented a car at the train station and actually walked to the hotel prior to getting the car, it was that close to the train station. Food was excellent and the staff helped us to plan our day trips. Go and see the Leonardo DaVinci house. The castle's in the Loire Valley are really something to see and I would go again to see more and spend more time there. Each chateau takes about 3 hours or more to view. I would suggest you rent a car in advance of your stay. If we hadn't had a reservation, we wouldn't have had a car. The hotel was located in the center of town and we went out at night to have dinner and to walk without any hesitation. If you are thinking about staying in Tours, this is the perfect little hotel to stay in. Restaurants are plenty in the area, they have a nice breakfast buffet at the hotel which is included in the price. The rooms were roomy and clean. We even had great cell phone reception in the room. I would certainly stay here again on my return trip to Tours.

Posted by on Jul 30, 2008

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5 out of 5

Very nice hotel, very nice staff

Our double room was, by European standards, huge. The room was well-appointed in a stately manner and clean and comfortable. The front desk staff was very nice and helpful, offering to make phone calls on our behalf to arrange chateau tours, etc. The restaurant was closed for the month we were there (July), but there were plenty of nearby dining options and the hotel was also close to the train station and a pedestrian zone of shops and eateries. By my standards, it was a bit expensive to stay but probably a good value considering the size of the room and level of refinement and I wouldn't hesitate to stay again if I wanted to splurge.

Posted by on Jul 14, 2008

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Business amenities include a business center and a meeting room. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 1614 square feet (150 square meters) and includes conference space. An indoor pool, a terrace, and a vending machine are also featured at the business-friendly Oceania L'Univers Tours. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4-star Tours hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 91 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 1614 sq ft of conference space
  • 150 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1846
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Tours (TUF-Tours - Loire Valley) (6.4 km / 4 mi)
  • Train station: Tours Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Oceania L'Univers Tours offers 91 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. Premium satellite television is provided. This Tours hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Restaurant La Touraine - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • Pets: EUR 20 per pet, per night


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve onsite parking. please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Online Penalty Collection


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.53 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 18 for adults and EUR 18 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 17 per night
  • Pet fee: EUR 20 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Oceania L'Univers
  • Oceania L'Univers Hotel
  • Oceania L'Univers Hotel Tours
  • Oceania L'Univers Tours
  • Oceania L'Univers Tours Hotel
  • Oceania L'Univers Tours Hotel
  • Oceania L'Univers Tours Tours
  • Oceania L'Univers Tours Hotel Tours

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.