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The Aurora Express

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

Your room may look like a bordello but that's the whole idea in this funky B&B. Each room is inside a real train car sitting on tracks with furnishings from the Gold Rush era. A hot breakfast is served in a separate car. Be sure...More

4  Thank HalPoway
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This place was great, you get your own rail car, and each of us then had our own tiny sleeping room. Had a great sleep and then had wonderful breakfast. Owner is a piece of work, she yells out "who wants coffee" from behind the...More

5  Thank HClowd
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

This is definitely one of those places that you have to say you stayed in! We stayed in the Can Can room- which was decorated in a very 'over-the-top' way! Such a neat place, and beautiful view! The hosts were great and very friendly. The...More

3  Thank hkp440
Reviewed 25 June 2014

What a cute idea!!! Well worth the stay!!! The décor Suzie comes up with is absolutely outstanding!!! so fun, naughty, not politically correct :) The last place you expect a train to be is in the middle of the mountain... btw Suzie is your true...More

3  Thank Bwalters1
Reviewed 8 September 2013

If you like things a little quirky you'll love this bed and breakfast. We stayed in the Caboose and thoroughly enjoyed it. Breakfast was delicious and our hosts were friendly and full of energy. When you're there look at the photos of how Mike managed...More

7  Thank elizabethp_10
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USD 166 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 166 - USD 194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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dennisrollercoaster
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Response from Don S | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dennis, First of all, congratulations on a couple of things: your retirement (hoo-ray!!) and staying at the Aurora Express. The Aurora Express is about 4-5 miles out of town. You will have to have a car. There are no... More
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The Aurora Express is not open during the winter. The owner explained to me that when the weather gets really cold its too difficult to insulate the pipes. This is a real train and all of the plumbing is above ground. He... More
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"Talk with Susan and find out the train car decor to choose your car."
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"Ask for a tour, if you are there in person."
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"Taxi driver couldn't find the B & B."
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"The rooms are all very interesting and historic. Some are "regular" style hotel rooms, and others..."
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