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Orsucci Gorgeous romantic Apt in Lucca historical center FREE WIFI ,AIR C

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,001 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Stunning View On Torre Guinigi Close To Shopping Area

This fascinating boutique apartment, dating back to the 16th century, is your starting point for a romantic stay in Lucca.

It is located in the heart of the historic city center, in a peaceful area just a few steps away from the main points of interest, including via Fillungo, renowned for its shopping.

The apartment offers the most modern amenities incorporated into a historic and artistic setting with an unmatched view of the Palazzo Guinigi and its spectacular medieval tower

The apartment is located in the heart of Lucca’s historic city center ,in a quiet area,and has a view of the Giunigi tower which dates back to the Medieval period and is one of the most well-known towers in town.

Having been completely remodeled in 2012, the romantic apartment is equipped with the most modern conveniences. The décor is modern with the occasional antique here and there which perfectly blends in and enhances the overall design.

Restoration was done in such a way as to preserve the elegance and charm of the original architecture. The original high oak-beamed ceiling in the living room lends space and grandeur to the apartment. The bedroom is completely frescoed with 18th century paintings and there are beautiful views of the Guinigi tower from all of the large windows which also guarantee a bright interior. The central location means all the main shopping streets (via Fillungo, via Santa Croce, via Nuova) are just a few steps away, as are the numerous restaurants and coffee shops.

These features make the apartment ideal for couples wanting to live an experience steeped in history and tradition in old and modern-day Lucca.

Entry to the apartment is on the 2nd floor. As this is a historic building, an elevator could not be installed. Therefore, a stay here would not be ideal for anyone with reduced mobility.

More Details

Property Manager
Paola and Stefano Zocchi
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 April, 2018

About Paola and Stefano Zocchi

Stefano and Paola, after leaving their managerial careers with large multinational companies, decided to turn their hobby into a profession. They first opened a small, charming hotel in Umbria,close to Todi (la Palazzetta del Vescovo then, Making the most of their experience, they decorated the apartment with the same care and attention to detail one normally dedicates to one’s own home and with the same level of comfort one would find in a luxury hotel.

Paola and Stefano Zocchi purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Paola and Stefano Zocchi chose Lucca

Almost by chance, Paola and Stefano felt in love with Lucca and the boutique apartment in Palazzo Orsucci.

What makes this apartment unique

Perfect location to visit the city . A stunning views from the living room windows of the Torre Guinigi the most important monument of the city. Located in the full center easy for shopping but at the same quiet and elegant. All the contemporary facilities in an historical and Aristocratic building of 16th Century.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1001 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • mountain ...
  • town ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , bathroom with big shower towels and paper are provided
  • The bathroom has a spacious shower. The bathroom is fully equipped with soap, paper .Towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , the king bed is 190 x 200
  • The spacious master bedroom (40sqm) is decorated with stunning original 18th century frescos and antiquities and an original Napoleon sofà A big wardrobe plenty of space afford ample storage is located behind the bed. High quality linen are provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • tennis
Notes:
Great location in the heart of Lucca,in a very quiet area just 2 minutes by walk from the shopping area and most popolar turist attractions..Enjoy the historical center atmosphere with local shops,restaurants and cafeterias Nearby there are many food stores as Forno CAsali an historical backery,post Office,ATM machines, pharmacy, supermarket. check- in: from 4 p.m until 7 p.m (for late arrival an extra charge of 30 euro will be requested) . No check-in after 11 p.m check-out: by 10 a.m

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Orsucci Gorgeous romantic Apt in Lucca historical center FREE WIFI ,AIR C
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
Royalla NSW Australia
5

Beautiful and Spacious

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is ideally located within walking distance to everything inside the walls. It’s beautifully furnished, with everything you could want/need for your stay. All windows are double glazed so you hear nothing from the street below, we slept very well. The kitchen is well equipped if you want to cook but there are so many lovely restaurants within walking distance if you decide to eat out. There are loads of small shops to browse and great coffee is available just around the corner from the apartment. Our host, Larissa was wonderful, she contacted us prior to our arrival and ensured we found a car park for our rental and arranged to meet us early in the morning. We would highly recommended this apartment to anyone visiting Lucca, far superior than any hotel room!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ian, Thanks for the kind words about our apartment in Lucca. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and had a great time. Lucca is a wonderful city .We hope you feel like at home in our home. Hoping to meeting you in the future. Best regards Paola and Stefano
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5

Largest one bedroom apartment I've ever rented. Not to mention beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful 10 day stay. Larisa met us and helped us settle in. A most enjoyable and relaxing vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

You may never stay anywhere this beautiful again

  • 5 of 5

From the minute we were shown through the door of this beautiful apartment we were totally smitten. The rooms are spacious and beautifully furnished, the kitchen has everything you may possibly need, and the bathroom was warm with a lovely powerful shower. But all of these comforts pale into insignificance when you enter the bedroom with its comfortable bed and gorgeous ceiling fresco. This may well be one of the most beautiful holiday apartments you will stay in. Situated within 5 minutes walk from the main shopping streets it's hard to fault in any aspect.

Being in a very old building, the stairs could be a challenge for some, but we thought they were beautiful. We were welcomed by Larisa, who was friendly and informative and gave us some top tips for local food. Thanks Paola and Stefano!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear guests, Thank you very much for your kind words . We are very happy you enjoyed our apartment and your stay in this beautiful city. We really appreciated you liked the building, the apartment and and we are happy to share our place with very nice guests as you was. Hoping to welcoming one day again in Lucca or in Umbria . Kind regards Paola and Stefano
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5

A wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent five nights at Paola and Stefano's lovely Lucca apartment in late April. With the wonders of the internet, and the thorough information provided through VRBO, there really are fewer surprises than in the "old days". The apartment was just as advertised and depicted in the pictures. First, it is a beautiful place to stay in Lucca. The apartment is very spacious and is made particularly appealing by the high ceilings and tall windows with amazing views of Torre Guinigi just a stone's throw away. The kitchen is small but very well equipped. Second, the location is ideal. You're near the major sites, a short walk to the city wall (a 5 minute walk in multiple directions) but on a very quiet street. Third, I was surprised how much I enjoyed the spacious walk-in closet after having kept our clothes confined to our travel suitcases for the previous two weeks.

This is the first time my wife and I have stayed in a rental property and we enjoyed feeling less like a tourist than you typically do as we went about our food shopping in the markets and returned through the "non-hotel" front door at the end of each day.

We also enjoyed meeting Manuela, the property manager, who was very gracious to pick us up/drop us off at the train station. She has a lot of energy, great insights into Lucca and just plain fun to talk with.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Treat yourself to this place

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place and exactly like shown in the pictures. It was such a treat to stay here. Perfect location, stunning finishings especially the ceiling in the bedroom, the atmosphere of the place nicely matching the mood of Lucca, very comfortable stay. Thank you Paola and Stefano for sharing this place with us and to Isa for a very warm welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buckingham, Pennsylvania
5

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in Lucca before, but out 29 nights in Palazzo Orsucci was the most wonderful vacation of our lives. Larissa was so professional and such a delightful person to deal with. The apartment is large and comfortable in a very romantic setting with the view of Guinigi Tower from all windows. Screens were important to us and this apartment has them on all windows. Air conditioning was great when needed. There was nothing more we could have wished for. The bedroom provided a wonderful walk-in closet and the painting on the ceiling made us feel as if we were back in another century. It was like living in a fairy tale we didn't want to end. The location is ideal. We would recommend this property for any couple looking for the Lucca experience at its best!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your very nice review. I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay in Lucca and in the apartment. You gave a great description of it. We hope to welcoming you in a future stay in Lucca or at La Palazzetta del Vescovo in Umbria Kind regards Paola Owner Palazzo Orsucci Apartment & La Palazzetta del Vescovo boutique hotel in Umbria
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
pisa
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Piazza del Carmine
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Montecatini
Nearest Train
500 Metres
lucca
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
lucca est
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
da Gigi
Nearest Ski
Abetone
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
viareggio
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the heart of the historical center and just in front of the most important city monument.

The CAthedral ,the ORto botanico,San FRediano e PIaza San Michele are 5 minutes by walking.

The 500 Th century Walls are such a short walk away.We love this walk and we go almost daily.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Lucca, Lucca Area

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
 
high season
26 Mar 2018 - 4 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
£474
for 4 nights
From
£118
£781
 
 
low season
5 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£693
 
 
high season
24 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£474
for 4 nights
From
£118
£781
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £263.32

cancellations or reduction of stays received within 90 days before arrival date, a penalty fee of 30% of the reservation price will be debited.
Between 90 and 60 days before arrival date, will be debited a penalty fee of 50% of the rental price.
cancellation or reduction of stay less than 60 days arrival will debit a penalty fee of 100% of the reservation price.
Late check in (after 7 pm) 50 euro

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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