The Mama Shelter Toulouse will occupy the former site of the "Nouveautés", the cultural Mecca created at the beginning of the 20th century, which successively welcomed a theater and a cinema. It will participate widely in the development of the Toulousian tourism and in the radiation of the city.
On a total surface of 4 990 m², the hotel will welcome:
- 120 rooms from 17 to 36 m² originaly designed by Thierry Gaugain
- a restaurant-bar d’une surface of 480 m² (capacity of 300 flatware a day) among which 180 m² of terrace at the ground floor
- 280 m² of rooftop including a space of restoration and leisure
- 140 m² of meeting rooms
- CinéMama,a cinéma of 50 places, in memory of the "Nouveautés"
This operation of rehabilitation includes the preservation and the restoration of the big brick-built patrimonial facade of the building and its four arcs, overseen by the French national architect.
The main work, assured by Eiffage Construction, were led from January till December, 2017, followed the first installations of the hotel equipments by the developer from May, 2018 and the provision of the zones of the hotel for the installation of furnitures and decoration by Mama Shelter in July, 2018. The architecture was entrusted to the Toulousian agency Puig Pujol Architecture (PPA).
The general public can discover this beautiful building from November, 2018.