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Romantic ground floor apartment with air conditioning within the walls

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms to sleep 4 or 5, wifi, air conditioning, 4 bikes

Casa GARZONA is a spacious fully renovated apartment located in an antique Palace in the center of Lucca, withing the walls and in a quiet street very close to the main square Piazza San Michele and the street Via Fillungo.

The apartment is just in the middle of everything, but located in a lovely side street and there are no bars or shops next to the apartment that makes the atmosphere very peaceful and relaxing. Just behind the corner and all around you find groceries, supermarket and all the shops....... The Vibrant Town!

THE APARTMENT IS FULLY AIR CONDITIONED IN ALL ROOMS. WE DO PROVIDE 4 BIKES FOR FREE FOR OUR GUESTS.

COMPOSITION:

The apartment is composed of a spacious large living room with TV and a large dining table, a large fully equipped kitchen with another dining table, 2 double bedrooms (1 with a king size bed and 1 with 2 twin beds), 2 en-suite bathrooms with built-in showers and 1 bathroom with bathtub.

The apartment has Wifi connection throughout for free.

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 a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 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 2012

Why Mrs Sonia chose Lucca Area

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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Lucca in Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Built-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Built-in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Bath tub with shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , a baby crib can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , a baby crib can be added upon request
  • A baby crib or an extra single bed can be added upon request.
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • 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:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Parking is located in 5-6 mins walking from the apartment.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Romantic ground floor apartment with air conditioning within the walls
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 23 reviews
5

Time Travel Back in History

  • 5 of 5

You could not ask for a more beautiful apartment. The interior has been recently renovated. The ceilings are original and so beautiful. It is a very spacious with ample room for four people. It has three bathrooms, one with a bathtub. You are close to everything. We chose to park outside the wall, an easy walk of about eight minutes. Cost was about six euros per day. Ms. Sonia delivered! She met us at the apartment and had a three ring binder with all the answers to your questions. It included how to operate the washer/dryer, where to eat, what to do, etc. She was always reachable by phone if needed. This place was the highlight of our accomodations during our 18 days in France and Italy.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • 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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Lindenhurst NY
5

Fantastic Lucca Apartment Rental

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay in Lucca if you are there for a week or more (and it is certainly a city worth spending time in). being on the ground floor it was perfect for my 87 years old mum. The flat itself has everything you could want, the bathrooms have good showers and a bathtub. It also has a washing machine and clothes dryer. The sitting room is very comfortable, with quality couches, and those amazing interiors. There is useful reading material in English about Lucca. And importantly, the beds, large and in separate bedrooms with good cupboard space is also very comfortable. The highlight for us was the space. There is a high quality grocery/delicatessen/wine shop practically next door (to the right from the front door) selling the best of Tuscan produce, and a very large supermarket tucked away downstairs in an arcade to the left just a minute's walk away. We tried a variety of local restaurants, and preferred the unpretentious osteria which offer limited menus of good home style Tuscan cooking and decent house wine for very reasonable prices. Lucca is a small city, and all its major attractions are within an easy stroll of the apartment. It also makes a good base to explore the Tuscan countryside or for a day trip to Florence. Not having a car we booked a day trip with local guide, Mrs Isa, to visit some wineries on the hills to try the famous Lucca wines. This was a great day out with a very engaging and knowledgeable guide. Sonia was a very gentle and honest host. We highly recommend a stay in this Lucca flat

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • 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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East Anglia
5

Fantastic apartment in the centre of Lucca

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was excellent.. The kitchen was well equipped and allowed us to cook meals for our family and baby grandson who had just commenced solids. The huge living area was lovely to sit on and relax whilst drinking coffee or a wine. We had almost every meal in the apartment. It was also great for the children to play on. The antique palace had a courtyard which was also good to allow our children to play. The apartment was close to shops and the free parking was right behind the apartment. It also has bikes, very rare! It was close to the train which allowed us to go into Rome and sight-see. There are plenty of resturants around for dining and even exciting groceries. Overall the apartment was neat , clean and well presented. Sonia was a fantastic host and made extra efforts to accommodate my family. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Lucca and will do it again next time we travel to Italy (2 years). Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • 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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5

Great Location and Lots of Room

  • 5 of 5

The location of the apartment is ideal. Very close to san Michele square and via fillungo and the public transportation, but it's on the "residential" side of the town: an elegant and quiet street. So you feel a little more like a "local". The Duomo and train station are both about 5/10 minutes walk or less. The apartment itself is very nice and roomy. We're a family of 4 and everyone was comfortable. Everything was clean and ready for us on arrival. Mrs Sonia checked us in and spent plenty of time showing us her recos on a map - even providing us with a list of favorite restaurants of all types. She also takes the time to show every nook and cranny of the apartment so you know how to use everything. The beds are new and comfortable, the apartment is fresh, well decorated and maintained. Wi-fi connection for free and elevator. Everything worked smoothly. We recommend this apartment. Liz

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks thanks tMy 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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5

Sonia is a great host

  • 5 of 5

Mrs Sonia and her selection of apartments was highly recommended by a family member and we were not disappointed. From the start Mrs Sonia helped us choose the right apartment for our party of 4 (2 senior couples) Sonia kept in touch with us regularly, and made sure we found our way to the apartment with ease. Casa Simonetta was all we could have wished for. The apartment was incredibly spacious, grand and had everything we needed including access to bikes. The owner Mrs Simonetta could not have been more helpful. It was a joy to stay there.

We will definitely return to Lucca and would highly recommend Mrs Sonia. Thank you Sonia and Simonetta.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write the review. It was very nice to meet you and I am glad you all enjoyed your time at one of my homes and had great time in Lucca! Best regards, Sonia :)
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Mississauga, Canada
5

we will be back

  • 5 of 5

We had an enjoyable stay here in late early november. After a previous week at a couple of hotels it was good to have an apartment with your own space for eating and washing. There was lots of room for the four of us. The apartment was very handy for amenities nearby also. We loved the character of the apartment and having the bike with our own garage attached to the apartment was a real bonus. Sonia was easy to deal with and took great care of us. She was helpful and smiling and answered promptly to all our questions and concerns.

The two towers you can climb at Lucca are well worth a visit and the walls are very special. I ran around them a couple of times and its interesting seeing all the locals either walking or running or taking their dogs for walks.

One day we travelled early to Pisa by train and so missed the crowds when going up the leaning tower. We also had trips into the Garfagnana area and to the seaside which is very close.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 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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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
PISA or FLORENCE
Nearest Train
300 Metres
LUCCA
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
LUCCA
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
LA BUCA DI S. ANTONIO
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Tuscany

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Hig Season
1 May 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£497
£1,853
 
 
High Season
25 Jul 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£438
for 4 nights
From
£109
£547
 
 
High season
13 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£404
for 4 nights
From
£101
£497
 
 
High Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£455
for 4 nights
From
£114
£606
£2,063
 
 
High Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£573
£1,853
 
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£303
for 4 nights
From
£76
£379
£884
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£303
for 4 nights
From
£76
£379
£1,053
 

Additional pricing information

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

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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