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“The noisiest hotel I've ever been.”
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Aurora
Ranked #21 of 35 Hotels in Cagliari
1 review
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“The noisiest hotel I've ever been.”
Reviewed 13 June 2011

We stayed there for one night, it was horrible. Just bellow our balcony first the people was shouting - cause there a bar - later at 3 am to 4:30 am a huge and noise cleaning machine was washing the street. Make everybody in the hotel Unable to sleep at all.

  • Stayed June 2011
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2011

Clean and large rooms just near the old city walls, very convenient location. However, very cold rooms with no heating and very noisy rooms facing the street due to pedestrain traffic and morning markets. Included breakfast was only a stale croissant and coffee.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled with friends
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UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2010

Very centrally located hotel with many bars and restaurants on the doorstep. Lovely old
building but no parking nearby. Closest place to park is a pay carpark up 100 steps to the back of the hotel, though if you time it right you can park at the hotel end of the car park on the road for free!

We arrived about 11pm and I think the staff stay late to give you the room keys etc. The
following night the reception was closed in the evening and all the staff go home, leaving the guests to fend for themselves (which is no problem!). Staff are very helpful though.

The rooms are very "rustic", almost hostel like. The big wooden doors don't quite shut
properly and we were concerned you can just pull them open and walk into the room. We'd paid for en-suite but the toilet seat was on the floor! We mentioned it to the guy on the desk who gave us the 1st night for a cheaper price and fixed it in the morning.

Room has aircon and a table and chairs, overall a good size.

The only real problem I had with this hotel was the noise from outside. There are a couple of bars right below which don't seem to shut, and the street seems to be the in place for drunks to hang out too. There was a crowd of 100 or so people right outside, so it was very noisy until about 5am. Then the market deliveries start so it really is non stop noise. Even with the double doors onto the small bancony closed it is VERY noisy. I would ask for a room at the back if I stopped there again. Definately take earplugs!

Also the breakfast was not good. Just 1 small pastry and a cup of tea/coffee at a deli round the corner. 2 items instead of 1 would be sufficient, we always had to buy extra ourselves. Bearing in mind the price we paid for the hotel I think they could be more generous with the "breakfast".

Overall it was quite a nice hotel, I'd call it a 2 star, though a bit overpriced in my opinion
for the hostel feel.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Smurfmeister
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2010

My husband and I had uncharacteristicly different opinions about this place, where we spent one night in July, 2010. He loved the friendly helpful staff, the clean quiet room, the great location in the middle of the city and the very reasonable price for Sardinia. While I agree with all that, I had trouble with the chipped paint and beat-up furniture and a slight mildewed damp smell which gave me allergies, even though I know it's probably to be expected in a building that's hundreds of years old. He'd give it 5 stars, I'd give it 3, so I split the difference. It was fun to be in the center of town but be aware, this is a basic hotel.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with family
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2 Thank Amelia2
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dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2010

I stayed here for 5 nights with my boyfriend. Rooms are basic but comfortable. The location is excellent. There are two excellent bars right outside the bed and breakfast. Restaurants and shops are right on the doorstep too. The staff were friendly and helpful. Overall a great experience- would definatly recommend.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled as a couple
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2 Thank dublinemq
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Europe
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85 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2010

The location of Aurora is really good. We only stayed here for one night. The room is rather small and a little old. The bed was small and the mattress was bigger than the bed itself... Breakfast is in a coffee place nearby.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank MissFernweh
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Lugano, Switzerland
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117 reviews
117 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2010

Great location, great staff, excellent value for money!

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled solo
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3 Thank quattromonti
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Property: Aurora
Address: Salita Santa Chiara 19, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
Region: Italy > Sardinia > Province of Cagliari > Cagliari
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Ranked #21 of 35 Hotels in Cagliari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Aurora 1.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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