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Birkin B&B

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Via Giovanni Antonio Piccioni 141, 09124, Cagliari, Sardinia Italy
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#107 of 332 B&Bs / Inns in Cagliari
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Birkin opened in 2011 and is a cosy hotel in Cagliari’s historic centre, an ideal base from where you can discover the whole city and the wonderful beaches in southern Sardinia. Birkin is situated in the heart of the Villanova quarter and occupies an entire building which dates back to the early 1900s. The building has been beautifully renovated to respect its historic-architectural characteristics, with stone walls and wooden trusses and ceilings creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere.It is conveniently situated in the historic quarter, recently renovated and pedestrianized, just a few metres from the Bastion of S. Remy, the ancient quarter of Castello, the pedestrian shopping streets and just a short drive from Poetto beach. Whether its a relaxing holiday or a pleasant business trip, Birkin boasts comfort and a great location.The Hotel offers three double bedrooms, and two luxury apartments for longer stays or for more than 2 people, all in modern deco and furnished with great attention to detail, each with an en-suite bathroom, warm parquet floors, custom-made furniture, designer accessories and new generation, “memorix” style cushions and mattresses for maximum comfort. SERVICESThe Birkin staff are available to cater for all guests’ needs and can offer useful tourist information for those wishing to visit the city of Cagliari and its surroundings.The services include bookings for Cagliari’s restaurants, cinemas and theatres, the organisation of guided tours to places of interest in the city or on the island, as well as the organisation of trips and excursions and car, moped or boat hire.Birkin also has bicycles available free of charge for its guests.
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Mark E wrote a review Oct 2018
Upholland, United Kingdom1 contribution
We stayed at Birkin for 4 nights, we found the room to be big, modern and clean with a lovely bathroom. On arrival we were met by Letizia who couldn’t have been more helpful. She gave us a warm welcome and plenty of useful information on the area, including recommendations of places to eat and visit during our stay. We found the location of the B&B to be really handy for all the local sights. We found Gianna the housekeeper to be absolutely lovely and friendly.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Romain3223 wrote a review Aug 2018
Fribourg, Switzerland9 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked the B&B for one night. The neighbourhood is very nice, almost the whole area is pedestrian. The host gave us a warm welcome and was very helpful. She gave us advices about food places, and how to reach different areas. Our room was very nice with a huge and recent bathroom. The Only negative point is the soundproofness, you can hear the people in the "lobby", the lobby is the place where you eat breakfast or can have a coffee and all rooms are connected to it. Though it wasnt a major problem because people where respectfull. The neighbourhood giovanni street and piccioni are small and beautiful streets. You can have a great meal 50m from there at Sa Picchettara.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Mattym wrote a review Sep 2016
London, United Kingdom19 contributions5 helpful votes
I would very much like to have stayed at the Birkin Villanova luxury apartment as booked through Booking.com and provided a proper review, but unfortunately Birkin Villanova cancelled our booking shortly before we were due to check-in (we were already on holiday in Sardinia when they notified me). Had the cancellation been shortly after it was originally booked I might have understood a system error but to tell me a month later and to claim it was a system issue is simply disingenuous nonsense. Had we cancelled, following our booking, we would have forfeited the full €250 we paid yet there appears to be no come back on them when they cancel. As I have now checked and notice another last minute cancellation review on this link I suspect that overbooking is standard practice and in the event that there are no customer cancellations, someone loses out. Unfortunately on this occasion it was us. To add insult to injury, although we have had the two nights refunded, due to exchange rate fluctuation we are now out of pocket. I would strongly recommend that should you go ahead and book this accommodation that you follow up your 'booking confirmation' email from any booking agent with an email or telephone conversation requesting that they acknowledge and confirm the booking in order to try to ensure you do not fall foul of the same problem.
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Date of stay: September 2016
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Michael W wrote a review Dec 2015
Strada in Chianti, Italy13 contributions1 helpful vote
Very nice place to stay, it is up on the hill so a 10 minute walk to get downtown. there are two elevators to get up and down town. Both of them were out of order and seem like for quite a while like maybe a year or more. this old part of town has only one shop one bakery and a few bars. luckily I was working on top of the hill, but if you need anything you have to go downtown.
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Traveled on business
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vvalker wrote a review Jul 2015
Vilnius159 contributions36 helpful votes
Birkin Villanova is not a B&B, it is a spacious two level apartment with two bathrooms and three small balconies at the first floor looking at cosy via Giovanni street, just in front of a church. The building is old, apartment interior is modern and comfortable. There is a small supermarket nearby. It's easy to reach S.Remy bastion walking down, and Castello is some 200 metres walking up. Use elevators at Regina Elena to reach Cathedral! It would be difficult to find the way to the apartment without host help or GPS. Might be noisy with open windows as municipal service empties garbage containers early in the morning. Very calm place rest of the day.
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Date of stay: June 2015
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US$57 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalySardiniaProvince of CagliariCagliari
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Birkin B&B
Which popular attractions are close to Birkin B&B?
Nearby attractions include Cathedral of Santa Maria (0.2 km), Bastione di Saint Remy (0.4 km), and Escape Room enTRAPment (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Birkin B&B?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Birkin B&B?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Birkin B&B?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Birkin B&B?
Conveniently located restaurants include Intenso Gelateria, Grains Pizzeria, and Hostaria Via Aemilia.
Does Birkin B&B have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Birkin B&B offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Birkin B&B?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Birkin B&B?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Santuario e Basilica di Bonaria (1.1 km), Quartiere Villanova (0.2 km), and Cripta di S. Restituta (2.3 km).
Is Birkin B&B accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.