La Locomotive

Issoudun , , 7 Bd Pierre Favreau (Show on Map)
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Summary of reviewsLa Locomotive enjoys high praise for its central and convenient location directly opposite the train station, making it ideal for both short stays and transit purposes. Guests appreciate its proximity to the city center and the ample parking options available. The strategic placement allows easy access to various city attractions, ensuring a pleasant and accessible stay.

The hotel's culinary offerings receive commendations, particularly the dinner experience. Guests highlight the quality meals and excellent value for money with varied menu options such as daily set menus and chef’s specials catering to diverse tastes. The atmosphere is enhanced by pleasant music, a cocktail bar and the kindness of the staff, creating an overall enjoyable dining experience.

Comfort is a key aspect at La Locomotive. Guests frequently mention the well-maintained and clean rooms, which, despite some needing updates, provide a functional and straightforward place to stay. The beds receive specific praise for their comfort and the clean, top-tier quality of the bedding, which contributes significantly to guests’ positive sleep experiences. Additionally, the rooms are kept clean and organized, adding to the hotel's overall pleasant environment.

The staff at La Locomotive are often singled out for their warmth and hospitality, going above and beyond to make guests feel at home. The courteous and accommodating nature of the staff, including friendly receptionists and restaurant employees, significantly enhances the guest experience.

While there are some areas needing improvement, such as the outdated bathrooms and breakfast service, the overall consensus is that La Locomotive offers a comfortable, clean and welcoming stay. The combination of reasonable pricing, excellent service and a prime location make it an attractive option for travelers. The hotel's emphasis on cleanliness, comfort and attentive staff ensures a commendable and enjoyable visit for all guests.
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Room Types
Double Room These rooms feature carpeted floors, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a bath or shower.

Single Room Offering free toiletries, this single room includes a private bathroom with a bath or a shower. This single room has a carpeted floor, heating and a flat-screen TV. The unit has 1 bed.

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7.3
Good
Location
Situated directly opposite the train station, La Locomotive boasts a highly convenient and central location that makes it easy for guests to explore the city center, just 500 meters away. The hotel's prime position provides ample parking options and offers straightforward access to various city attractions. Many guests find the location ideal for both short stays and transit purposes, highlighting its comfort and ease of access. Overall, the central and strategic placement of La Locomotive ensures a pleasant and accessible stay for visitors.

Breakfast
Guest reviews indicate that breakfast at 'La Locomotive' leaves much to be desired. The late start time of 9 am is inconvenient for early risers. Additionally, the breakfast offerings are quite limited, consisting mainly of meal trays with items such as vacuum-sealed chocolate croissants and freeze-dried coffee and on occasion, a half-toasted French stick with a small pot of jam. There's also some inconsistency, as breakfast service appears to be unavailable on weekends despite being advertised. These drawbacks detract from an otherwise okay dining experience at the hotel.

Dinner
La Locomotive offers a commendable dining experience that's been praised for its quality meals and excellent value for money. Guests frequently highlight the varied menu options, including daily set menus and chef's specials that cater to diverse tastes. The restaurant also features a cocktail bar, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to the dining experience. The food is consistently described as outstanding with specific mentions of excellent steak, salads and burgers—all offered at fair prices. The ambiance is elevated by pleasant music and the staff's kindness and positive spirit contribute significantly to the overall dining experience. While there are a few mixed opinions, the majority of guests express high satisfaction with the restaurant's offerings and the good meals they were served.

Rooms
La Locomotive offers rooms that vary in size with some guests appreciating the spaciousness and adequate heating, especially during inclement weather. The rooms are kept clean and straightforward, which some travelers found pleasing. However, the hotel does have some areas that require attention. Guests noted issues like dustiness, aging carpets and dated sanitary facilities. The bathrooms, often described as narrow and old-fashioned, sometimes lack proper lighting and soundproofing, leading to disturbances from neighboring rooms. Some visitors mentioned specific areas needing renovation, such as the toilets and overall sanitary conditions. Access to rooms and overall room quality were also pointed out as areas for improvement. Despite these drawbacks, the basic cleanliness and simplicity of the rooms provide a functional place to stay.

Beds
La Locomotive consistently impresses its guests with its attention to bed comfort and cleanliness. Multiple reviews highlight the comfortable bedding, noting the newly provided clean sheets and well-maintained linens. Guests frequently describe the beds as comfortable with special mentions of the pillows and bolsters contributing to an excellent sleeping experience. The positive feedback extends to an efficient shower, enhancing the overall sense of comfort. Overall, the hotel’s focus on quality bedding contributes significantly to its favorable reputation among guests.

Cleanliness
La Locomotive boasts clean rooms with organized appearances and spotless surfaces. Guests frequently mention the clean bedding and quiet nature of the accommodations. The overall cleanliness of the hotel is generally satisfactory with some recent updates such as repainted walls and new carpeting noted. However, there are occasional mentions of cleanliness issues, such as traces of humidity, mold and dated elements that may need updating. Despite a few reports of specific issues like tiny dirty water or a dirty brush, the general consensus points towards a clean and pleasant environment.

Staff
La Locomotive offers a truly remarkable experience, especially when it comes to the hospitality provided by its staff. Guests consistently highlight the kindness and courtesy of the hosts, noting a very warm and friendly welcome upon arrival. The reception is frequently described as excellent and staff members, including a notably friendly waitress and a super server, go above and beyond to make guests feel at home.

The camaraderie extends to the in-house bar and restaurant, praised not only for the quality of its cuisine but also for the friendliness of the restaurant staff. Diners appreciate the generous portions served during dinner and breakfast, delighting in both the fare and the warm environment.

Comfort is also key at La Locomotive with many reviews emphasizing the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms. Guests appreciate the comfortable, quiet accommodations and commend the quality of the bedding, which is noted as being both clean and top-tier.

Additionally, the hotel stands out for its simplicity and overall value. The combination of reasonable pricing and excellent service makes it an attractive option for travelers. Apart from the welcoming ambience, the hotel's top location—conveniently situated at the exit of the train station—adds an extra layer of convenience for guests.

In sum, La Locomotive is a place where attentiveness, cleanliness and comfort intertwine to create a commendable stay. The courteous and accommodating staff, coupled with excellent dining options and cozy rooms, assure a pleasant experience for all who visit.


No, La Locomotive doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at La Locomotive.

No, La Locomotive doesn't allow dogs.

No, parking facilities aren't available at La Locomotive.

No, La Locomotive doesn't have a gym.

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