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Opera Music in a Spacious Central Apartment Overlooking the Cathedral

24 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Centro Storico - Casa OPERA

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms apartment inside the walls with aircondtion, wifi, bikes

Casa Opera is a superb apartament, located on the ground floor of an elegant building built in the year 1570, in the most quiet area, just in front of the Cathedral of San Martino and the Church of San Giovanni, in the heart of Lucca town centre.

The apartment has been recently restored to an exceptionally high-quality standard. The location is superb and the apt is very bright. This apartment is located in the same building as the apartment 812048 advertised here on this website.

The living room has TV with international channels, DVD player and CD player with classical music cds and very elegant furnishing. There is a very large fully equipped separate kitchen with dishwasher, toaster, microwave, coffee maker, 4 ring stoves, freezer, refrigerator. A separate laundry room is equipped with clothes washer and dryer, iron and board.

The night area offers 1 double bedroom with king size bed and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. There are 2 bathrooms (1 with jacuzzi tub and 1 with shower)

4 bikes available for free for our guests!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

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
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Calendar last updated:
27 October, 2016
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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 2011

Why Mrs Sonia chose Piana di 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.


based on 24 holidaymaker reviews

Opera Music in a Spacious Central Apartment Overlooking the Cathedral
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews

a second excellent visit to Lucca

  • 5 of 5

I just wanted to thank you for arranging the apartment. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday and went out and about every day walking and sightseeing. We always had a good time and saw some wonderful things but every day we were happy to return to our favourite place, Lucca. You live in a truly beautiful, friendly, relaxing and enchanting city. All your properties are excellent and Casa Opera is our favourite. regards James + Elizabeth

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Needs cleaning!

  • 3 of 5

The photos don't show what the apartment looks like now. It's very dirty. The sofa, chairs and dining chairs are in need of cleaning as do the dirty floors! The smaller bath has a constant sewer smell.

The location of the apartment is convenient to dining and shopping.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Gatos, California

Tuscan charm

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted to spend our holiday in this handsomely decorated, spotlessly clean, stylish and elegant accommodation in central Lucca.

The apartment is situated in a quiet leafy square but within a stones throw of busier streets and all the historical attractions in this lovely medieval city.

The representitive who met with, and dealt with us was charming, friendly, helpful and kind.

If you were holidaying during the week in term time, you may be as fortunate as we were to be awakened by the soothing sounds of beautiful classical music emanating from the church nearby.

We particularly enjoyed the Puccini music concerts held in the church of San Giovanni every day of the year and the wide choice of reasonably priced, good standard restaurants all over the city.

We would be delighted to recommend this property and Sonia’s company Lucca Apartments and Villas to any of our friends wishing to visit Tuscany.


  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 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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Beautiful in pictures but Lacking in person

  • 2 of 5

A tastefully decorated, large apartment in a great location. Everything in walking distance (but so is everything else inside the walls of Lucca). Sonia put together a binder with some great information about local sites and businesses as well as things to do in nearby towns. Two bikes come with the apartment. The ac works well. You are right there in piazza San Giovanni. We sat out on the front steps of the building in the evenings and watched our daughter ride circles around the piazza.

Payment of remaining balance is either in cash or via PayPal. Paypal is only accepted if payment is made at least two days before arrival and we were not told this until our arrival day. My guess is that's their way of forcing cash payment.

The apartment is decorated very nicely but the kitchen chairs and living room furniture (all white) are stained and dingy. Our apartment was not clean when we arrived. We did have fresh bed and bath linens but the guest bathroom shower floor was stained with mold/grime, which indicated this place is not cleaned often. The guest bathroom smelled like a urinal. We purchased some cleaning spray at the grocery and sprayed the toilet bowl after every flush to help cover up the smell.

The floors in the entire flat were dirty. Dust bunnies everywhere. This is probably the reason why the furniture is so dingy.

There was just one bowl of any size in the entire kitchen. The refrigerator smelled so bad that it stunk up the entire kitchen every time we opened it. We tried to deodorize it to no avail.

The flat's windows were large but had no screens to keep out bugs. And even when the windows were closed and the shutters closed on top of them, you could hear every little thing going on outside in the piazza and the surrounding piazzas. We were startled awake during the night several times by people yelling. There is also a guy that runs through the piazza every night around 11:30 with a rickety hand truck, which makes an incredible racket on the stone street. You can hear everything that is going on outside and I think it's magnified because of sound bouncing off surrounding buildings and the fact the flat is at street level.

We stayed in the flat for a week and a half. Someone came and changed the linens after a week but did not clean.

This place was probably very nice when it was first decorated, but the lack of attention paid to details like cleaning and noise reduction made it a bit of a disappointment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Yorkshire UK


  • 5 of 5

Upon arrival at Lucca we rang Sonia to arrange for delivery of the key to the Apartment. Sonia showed us through he Apartment and gave us appropriate instructions which proved very helpful during our 10 day stay. The Apartment is spacious and well appointed. Area is quite and close to a number of the City's attractions. The weather during our stay was exceptional and the amount of sunlight streaming into the Apartment was delightful. Our stay was extremely enjoyable. Would recommend the Apartment as a base to explore the features of the Region. Cleaner comes to replace Bathroom and Bedroom linen after 7 days occupancy. We felt lucky to stay in this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! thank you very much! I always try to do all my best to make my guests stay enjoyable! Hope to see you again in the future!
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Magnificent home in beautiful city

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5, the apartment had all we needed, including the bikes. We felt like we actually lived here, it was so comfortable and in a perfect position. Our only regret is that we stayed for 8 days, wish it could have been longer. Can't wait to get back for a much longer stay. We highly recommend this place and Sonia was a great help and easy to communicate with. Ci vediamo presto e grazie veramente

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa or Florence
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Lucca Central
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Restaurant Giglio
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
VIiareggio and Forte dei Marmi
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the aquare where it takes place the antique market and also where it is located the famous church where every afternoon it takes place the Puccini arias concert.

The apartment is also located nextdoor to the theatre 'teatro del giglio' and the square piazza napoleone where the summer festival takes place. The apartment is located very close to the train station of lucca, in less than 5 mins walking.

In 1 mins walking from the apartment there is a bike rental shop, bakeries, groceries and so on.

The apartments are located in a very quiet square where there are no clubs and shops, so it makes it very very quiet.

The church bells do not work, so it is quiet!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Centro Storico, Piana di Lucca

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas period
21 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
2 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Hig Season
1 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include: Initial cleaning and maid, weekly change of towels and linens for stays multiple of 1 week, excluding for the monthly rate,final cleanings, towels, linens, wi-fi, air conditioning, bikes, sat tv, electricity, hot water, gas, all taxes.
No extra charges to pay.

Minimum stay is 4 nights. Please enquire for 3 nights availability and prices.
Winter heating is charged for 6 euros daily

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

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Centro Storico in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The first bathroom has a bathtub with jacuzzi hydromassage and shower The second bathroom has a large built-in shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Sof bed in the living room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeps 2 comfortably. To be requested at booking.
  • A baby crib can be added upon request
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
A baby crib and highchair can be added upon request. A free parking is located in 5 mins walking from the apartment. The apartment is on the ground floor so it is ideal for elderly or people who are not comfortable in climbing up steps.

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