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A spacious apartment in main shopping street Via Fillungo inside the walls

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms to sleep 4. Air conditioning, wi-fi, sat tv!

This elegant apartment is located in an ancient fortress tower. It is located in the medieval part of the walled town of Lucca, along Via Fillungo which is the main exclusive shopping street.

The entire building is under strict control of the Monuments and Fine Arts Office, who consider the building one of the Italian monument to be preserved.

The flat is reachable via a square where parking is allowed and it is located 20 metres from the apartment. It is approx. 140 M2 large, but it looks much bigger because of its high original beamed ceiling.

The recent renovation has brought to the light the original colour of the decoration of the old beamed ceiling, a real masterpiece of this flat!

The kitchen is equipped of the most modern facilities.

There are 2 double bedrooms (king size) + 2 large bathrooms with built-in shower and separate laundry room with washing machine and clothes dryer

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Mrs Sonia

Hallo everyone! My name is SONIA and I am from Lucca. I run my Lucca Holiday Rentals company that offers exceptional apartments in the heart of Lucca. My goal is to help you fall in love with Lucca – to discover, explore, taste and savor new sights and experiences in this incredible city.

My company began almost 10 years ago when I started to rent my family villa after my parents moved to the mountains when they got retired. I spent there my entire childhood and I grew up there in deep contact with the nature and the history. My father thaught me everything about the birds and the antique trees and flowers of the villa and the smell of the sizzling pans used to wake me up each Sunday morning after my mum started to cook! I was fascinated by her when she was telling me the history of the villa in the past century. I thought this kind of feelings are too precious to let them go so then I had the idea to share my love of Lucca and “la dolce Vita” by finding beautiful apartments , villas and farmhouses in my favorite Lucca neighborhoods among my family members properties. Lucca Holiday Rentals started out as a boutique family company and now there are over 15 people working together. We are a friendly and enthusiastic team who will assist you every step of the way, from your first enquiry to your arrival in Lucca.

Mrs Sonia purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Mrs Sonia chose Lucca

Your Lucca experience begins with where you stay, and we offer you a warm home on the rolling hills of Lucca or in the heart of the walled town. Each of our property is carefully hand picked to ensure it meets our standards of authenticity and warmth, including outstanding locations in authentic Lucca neighborhoods. Find fully remodeled kitchens and bathrooms, comfortable beds with quality linens, exceptional locations, breathtaking terraces and panoramic views. When you reserve, we open our address book and share our favorite Lucca resources with you to help you plan and enjoy your stay – from excellent tour guides to cooking classes, private chefs, favorite restaurants and cafés to the best pastry shops in the neighborhood. Relax, explore, and enjoy each day to the fullest, experiencing a vacation in Lucca that you’ll remember for a lifetime!

What makes this apartment unique

My Philosophy

My goal is to offer you an extraordinary experience in one of Forbe’s Best Town in the World by enhancing your vacation and helping you to explore and experience the delights of living in Lucca.

Me and my helpful and knowledgeable team will guide you through your vacation planning process and help you choose the perfect apartment for your stay. When you’ve booked, the adventure begins. Want to explore the open air markets near your apartment, take a cooking lesson, relax on the Walls at sunset or hire a chef to cook dinner in your apartment? Based on our many years in Lucca, we happily share our resources and favorite suggestions for our guests so you can savor the fun of living like a local during your stay.

Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
  • The 2 bathrooms have shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , A baby crib can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • A baby crib can be added upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free parking is located in less than 5 min. walking from the apartment. Baby crib is available upon request.

Reviews

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A spacious apartment in main shopping street Via Fillungo inside the walls
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews
4

Comfy and Classy

  • 4 of 5

The home is absolutely beautiful!. it was very clean, comfortable, equipped with everything you need, perfectly located and easy to find. It was so awesome to be able to walk downstairs, out the door and have a charming place to have cappuccino and breakfast in the morning. Everything we needed - drugstore, restaurants, parking and of course gelato less than 2 minutes away.

Only drawbacks - Parking is metered and requires circling around several times before you can find a spot. There are local refugees out there trying to be parking attendants BUT THEY ARE NOT. You don't really need a car as the train is very close, inexpensive and once you earn how to navigate, you can travel to many Tuscany cities. Also there is a bar around the corner which is very popular at night. I stayed in the front bedroom and heard shouts, loud talking and chaos until 3am on the weekends.

I would stay within the walls again, not get a car and maybe choose a location that is more in the residential part. I love seeing that the dogs are all taken care of and the area is very pet friendly. The locals are all friendly and very helpful. Food is great and inexpensive and the portions are really enough to share for the average eater.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Maria for your kind review. I am so happy tp learn that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, weekends are busy and there are many visitors in town, so more crowd and more noise as a result. When we sent you the meeting arrangements 15 days prior your arrival we suggested addresses and name of the most convenient parking lots that are not metered and where you can always find a parking spot without circling around. In addition, this apartment is one of the closest to the Lucca free parking area (so there are always parking spots available) which is huge and in just 5 mins walk away from the apartment. I suggest to all my guests to follow our advices and suggestions as our knowledge of the town may provide a more comfortable stay.
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and as advertised. The only drawback is that there is constriction in the unit beneath so sleeping in is not an option. This is a short term situation and is fine if you are on European time. We enjoyed our stay and Sonia was great! The place is a very nice size and well appointed and very well priced.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review! The constructions has finished fortunately!
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4

Apartment inside the walls. Lots of character. Lots of nearby shopping, Restuarant's, and cafes.

  • 4 of 5

Higher floor- up 2 flights. No elevator. Had to leave early because of an illness with my mother-in-law.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy you enjoyed your stay! No there is no elevator being a building dated back to 1100s. By the way it is not mentioned online and there are about 30 half size (half size in height) steps to the apartment which are very easy to walk up. The apartment is on the second floor.
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5

I'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely be back to this apartment. It is beautifully decorated, well-appointed with everything one would need and it is in a perfect location. Mrs. Sonia was so gracious in explaining the ins and outs of Lucca and the apartment.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: February 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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Santa Monica CA
5

an excellent customer care

  • 5 of 5

This apartment and its location were everything we expected. The photos and listing were all on target. The apartment was clean and everything was in running order. It was great to have sumptuous interiors and a magnificent view over the town: there are no places like this one! Sonia was extremely helpful and prompt. We asked her for some cooking utensils as we had a party one night and she promptly brought brand new items. It was especially nice to be in an area away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist sites in Lucca but very close by to shops and main sites. We have traveled to Lucca previously and have never seen crowds, that is why we are in love with this town. We would definitely recommend this apartment to any family traveling to Lucca.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: 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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Kernersville, NC USA
5

What a great place to stay inside Lucca!

  • 5 of 5

This Via Fillungo apartment perfectly met our needs. Located conveniently inside the walls of Lucca, it opened onto one of the main pedestrian streets of the city.

But the best part was how comfortable it was. A great bed (we only needed one bedroom) and two great bathrooms (we needed both) were very welcome, as was the air conditioning on mid-September nights when it was still seasonably warm in the area. The furnishings are stylish, the kitchen is well equipped, and everything in the apartment worked just fine. Oh, and an American coffeemaker, which was greatly appreciated.

Our communications with Mrs. Sonia were excellent, and it was a pleasure meeting her. She gave us some excellent restaurant recommendations, too. Should fortune ever bless us with another trip to Lucca, we will eagerly seek to stay in this Via Fillungo apartment again!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! I am so delighted to receive your kind review! Thank you very much! With the warmest regards, Sonia :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
PISA or FLORENCE
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Maximilian's
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
800 Metres
LUCCA CENTRAL STATION
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
LUCCA EAST
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
MIRANDA
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

This apartment is a wonderful way to experience Lucca and its surrounding areas. Lucca is still a relatively uncrowded city with many one-of-a-kind shops, good restaurants and beautiful architectural vignettes at every turn. Its spectacular walls, where everyone should have a walk at sunset, are a treasure to behold. It is a city of bicycles, the preferred mode of transportation, frequent train and bus service to Florence, Pisa and the Tuscan shore makes Lucca a very desirable base for exploring this area of Tuscany.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

THE 2 STEPS to MAKE A RESERVATION:
1. ONLINE BOOKING: book and pay in full online through Homeaway using your credit card (renter has to pay 2.7% credit card fee at arrival). Cancelled booking will not receive a refund.
2. DIRECT BOOKING: Receive a written rental agreement and then decide if to pay a deposit of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking by wire bank transfer or alternatively phone me and just pay a deposit by credit card of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking. No fees are applied. The balance can be paied at a later stage by wire bank transfer or upon arrival.

CANCELLATION POLICIES:
For DIRECT BOOKINGS in the event of cancellation, for any reason including health, the deposit is forfeited. In case the cancellation is within 90 days of the start of the rental dates, the full rental balance is payable as well. If the cancellation is over 90 days from the start of the rental dates, the balance will not be requested. Cancelled ONLINE BOOKINGS will not receive a refund. I recommend CSA travel insurance in the event your plans change or emergencies arise.



Prices include: final cleanings after departure of the guests, laundry (towels and linens), wi-fi, air conditioning, sat tv, electricity, hot water, gas, the booking service and the whole assistance of Mrs Sonia and her staff before and during the whole stay. There are no extra charges to pay.

Minimum stay is 4 nights.

Winter heating is charged for 6 euros daily.

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

Online reservations through the Homeaway Payments are subject to a 2.7% charge to be paied at arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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