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Luxury Apartment with Stunning Terrace in the Cathedral Square

Bedrooms 1
Space 914 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

The apartment is located on the top floor of a medieval building built in the year 1270. It has been completely renovated and equipped with a GLASS ELEVATOR and boasts the following features:

The apartment has AIR CONDITIONING in all of the rooms.

The living area has been adeptly divided into a living/dining room with a double sofa bed and is furnished with a dining table, 2 armchairs, a fireplace, and a plasma flat SAT TV. The room has 4 windows that overlook the square and the Cathedral in all its beauty and provide it with plenty of sunlight.

The double bedroom, contains a king bed, a large wardrobe and window with panoramic views. Furthermore, it also has 1 bathroom with a wc, bidet and a shower.

Kitchen with cooktop/oven (4 hobs), microwave oven, fridge/freezer, toaster and dishwasher. The kitchen is decorated with a glass wall endowing guests with a magnificent view of the city which includes the Torre delle Ore, the Torre Guinigi and the walls in the distance, as well as a characteristic view of the rooftops and homes of the city centre.

In addition, from the living room, guests can also access a wonderful terrace with panoramic views furnished with a table and chairs where they can dine al fresco. Furthermore, deckchairs have also been provided to give guests a place to unwind during Lucca’s warm summer evenings. From this unique, exclusive spot, they can savour a one-of-a-kind view of Piazza San Michele and its eponymous church and let their imagination run wild, enthralled by the charming view, just like the main character of E. M. Forster’s 'A room with a view'.

The apartment has been tastefully and elegantly furnished, both in terms of its furniture and its colour scheme. The owners have thought of everything and skilful use of spaces ensures that guests enjoy maximum comfort.

•WI-FI Internet connection, air conditioning, SAT PLASMA FLAT TV, washing machine, dishwasher.

•All of the rooms have wooden parquet floors (with the exception of the bathrooms) and feature beamed ceilings, while all of the walls have been painted a pleasant wisteria shade.

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Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, italian, dutch, swedish, norwegian, finnish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2018


Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 914 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) this is a double very comfortable sofa bed in the living room, Baby Cribs (1) available on request
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Fax available. Baby crib and Sofa bed are available upon request


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Luxury Apartment with Stunning Terrace in the Cathedral Square
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews

Lovely terrace, central location but apartment could be better

  • 3 of 5

We stayed here for 7 nights and booked it because of the location, which is as central as it gets. The location and the roof terrace were the best things about the property, it was lovely to sit there in the mornings for breakfast and in late afternoon / early evening. The apartment is basic, and although I think the shabby chic decor is intended, it veers too far towards the shabby end of the spectrum. TV cables dangle down the walls, the sofa and chairs are uncomfortable and tatty and the kitchen equipment is frankly unacceptable. As there is only one (large pasta) pan to cook in it was impossible to make a meal. And only 2 wine glasses! It could be an absolutely stunning apartment but needs upgrading and some TLC. I'd stay in any of Mrs Sonia's other apartments but won't return to this one, the view and roof terrace don't compensate for the standard of the accommodation.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loving Lucca

  • 5 of 5

This is the sort of place other tourists take pictures of. The terrace is worth it all, views from as high as it gets there, but the rest of the apartment is wonderful too! So convenient to have a clothes washer, since we stayed a week, and there is ample AC for warm days. Everything was in good working order, clean, good natural light, big bed, lots of pillows and storage, very nice kitchen. But, oh, those views from the terrace! Absolutely the best. Sonia was there to greet us and Roberto, who lives in the building, was there to help us with any issue we may have had. Very nice folks, so nice to us. A word of warning for those looking for a place with a LIFT (as we were)...after just a few stairs, the lift goes to the 4th floor only. There is then a half flight to the front door, and a FULL flight that leads to the living area of the apartment (those stairs are beyond the front door, part of the apartment). We had a hard time with the stairs. I had to dress for the day and evening since I could only climb them once; going home for the night. We managed but...just a fair warning! Sonia and Roberto, and Lucca, GRAZIE!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Lovely small apartment with a fabulous terrace giving an almost 360 degree view of Lucca.

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay in this apartment. The management was very friendly and professional. Every question was answered promptly, and there is an office in the building to handle any difficulties. It's located right in the center of the city on a busy piazza full of city life and surrounded by shops and restaurants. The airconditioning was a blessing as it was very hot during our stay. The large terrace gave us spectacular views of the city and the surrounding countryside. Just wonderful. Lucca itself is a delight.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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It does not get much better than this....

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 6 terrific nights in Lucca in this apartment. We loved the city, but the apartment, its location, the rooftop deck all came together to make the experience that much better. One should be aware that after an elevator ride, it requires climbing two flights of stairs to reach the apartment itself, but the climb is worth it. The space is much like a converted attic with a high ceiling with old exposed wood beams. There are windows on three sides which let in lots of light and when opened, a most refreshing breeze. The space is compact, but very livable although I would not think that it is that comfortable for more than two people. The rooftop deck is a most exceptional feature. I spent my mornings drinking my coffee watching the city below come to life. Your view is unobstructed to the Tuscan hills in the distance. On several days there were musicians playing in the square. The bed is comfortable and there is plenty of storage. The kitchen could use a few more amenities and the bathroom is a bit tight, although the shower had great pressure and plenty of hot water. If you can appreciate the fact that you are in an intelligently remodeled space at the top of a very old building in the most central location in town, all of the "deficiencies" I mention fade away. I could not recommend this place more and would love to return if the opportunity would present itself.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! It was so lovely to meet you and host you! Sonia :)
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Dunkirk, Maryland USA

Enchanting Apartment in Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for a week this past month and had a fabulous time. The apartment had everything we needed. While we didn't cook or eat in during our stay we utilized the coffee press every morning before setting out for the day. The apartment was centrally located right in the heart of the old walled town of Lucca and close to dozens of restaurants and cafes. The listing photos were accurate and the unit was spotless. Ms. Sonia was great and very helpful. She had to wait for us to find the apartment since we kept getting lost in the rain on a Friday evening. Although we didn't get to use the outside balcony due to weather the view from it was stunning. I would highly recommend this property for a vacation and plan to go back in the future.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was delighted to host you! I ish you all the best for a happy magic Christmas!!
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Cleveland OH

heavenly apartment in Lucca, the Best!

  • 5 of 5

An easy walking distance from the train station, this wonderful pent house apartment was beyond our expectations and everything we hoped for in our Italian vacation. Mrs. Sonia met us at the apartment and gave us all the information we needed to get around within the city walls. Our dreams came true for the perfect vacation in our penthouse apartment with a private terrace overlooking the most charming plaza. Our apartment was Beautifully appointed, air conditioned, fully stocked kitchen, and fabulous view form the windows all around. This is quite simply our favorite place, the best place we have ever stayed. a dream come true. Do take time to stay in Lucca and discover the walkabout wilth in the walls. and the friendly and cafe Puccini downstairs for your morning espresso or for your most delicious dinner walk out the front door across our building to the sweetest and most delicious restaurant, Canuleia with Paolo and his wife (they are both close friends of Mrs Sonia). May you have as wonderful a time in Lucca as did we.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2012
  • Stayed: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks thanks thanks!
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