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The location of the Porta Maggiore (an ancient, touristically unspoiled and well preserved city gate) is ok - public transportation is readily available from the front door (trams #3, #5, #14 and #19 stop right in front of it). And the price is right.
Get a room at the back of the hotels in the area, on one of the upper floors unless you are there on a Saturday night. On Saturday night there is a very noisy disco out back that blasts you out of bed until 5:00 am. Out front is a lot of traffic noise.
Do your own research for sightseeing before getting there.