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Hotel Aurora

Via Fiume 143, 19122 La Spezia, Italy (Formerly Albergo Parma)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is amazing ... you literally walk to the bottom of the train station steps There is no aircon so is hot during summer. The room I stayed in was small but I was solo so it was all I needed and had a sink too which was fab The staff are super, happy and friendly :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here as a base to explore Cinque Terre. Hotel aurora is ideally located- right across from the train station and close to many local shops and restaurants. The room was basic but exactly what we needed for a budget stay. The rooms were hot and a bit noisy but nothing you can't deal with- there was also a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Hotel Aurora is a great location because it's literally across the train station of LA Spezia, which is the perfect gateway into Cinqueterre. The beds were very uncomfortable and the hotel was not the cleanest. I was worried based on other reviews but rented a room anyway because of the price, which is adequate for the area. The room was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fine central location and friendly desk staff. Good roms with high distance to the ceeling - it save us from opening the window too long, because it was too noizy to sleep with open window. Modest breakfest - but ok. Could be cheeper.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Got stuck in La Spezia on the way somewhere else, and had to find a place at the last minute. The rooms were filthy and the furniture was falling apart. uncomfortable beds. The bathrooms were filthy, the towels were threadbare. Thin walls so you could hear noise from other rooms. Rude staff. Overpriced, no restaurant, no breakfast.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The only positive thing that I can say about this is that the desk staff seemed very friendly. Other than that, wow!! We had hairs in the bed and all over the shower, 3 half used toilet rolls, 2 hand towels for the both of us to use the shower and the windows were about to fall off. All the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

location is right in front of the train station, it offered shampoo and soaps, towels. the street noise was just horrendous and even magnified in the room, so we could not sleep at all for 3 nights because of all the noise of siren and engines of the cars, and the trains coming and going. the room dusty and dirty,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The Albergo Parma hotel is currently called Hotel Aurora. After a two night stay here you can see why they changed their name - they were trying to leave their bad reviews behind when they should have used the reviews to improve their hotel. It's in a state of disrepair, and it's filthy. We arrived with our heavy packs by... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Previously known as Albergo Parma hotel (look it up on trip advisor), it seems nothing has changed but the name and that in itself is a bit suspicious. Having stayed at quite a number of budget hotels, I have encountered many unpleasant ones but this is the worst I've seen. The condition of this hotel could almost be described as... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The smell of the old furniture, the noisy, the walls were in a bad condition. the hotel needs urgent a restauration. The position, close to the train station is the only quality. It was clean but in a bad condition. It was better in a camping, than in this hotel.

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