Lovely apartment with 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and air conditioning.
Giovanna and Francesco
- English, French, Italian
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Just about perfect.
The property is as exactly described, but that doesn't really do it justice. The location is just about perfect, very close to Porta San Pietro but pretty well shielded from random street noise. There are several good bakeries (Dolce e Pane has great bread in the morning) and gelato shops within a couple blocks and you can't walk 5 minutes without finding a good cafe. If you're coming with kids, the carousel is pretty close.
The apartment was clean, nicely furnished, and lovely. You could reasonably fit six people here. Two double beds, two twins. It's on the third floor (by American counting) and they are tall floors - this might be difficult for those with issues climbing stairs. Assuming that's not an issue for you, you will love it.
Giovanna was efficient and pleasant and very helpful. Everything worked out really well. Though it's not really part of the property listing or my review, the downstairs neighbors are very nice, too.
Lucca itself is just a wonderful town. Not too big, not too small, not too touristy.
We'll be back to Lucca and I sincerely hope to stay right here again.
Perfect apartment in Lucca
The Puccini apartment was a brilliant place to stay for a few days in Lucca. It is perfectly situated in the old town just off the main Piazza Napoleone. It is in easy walking distance from the bus station. The area was quiet even though it was close to a few pleasant bars/restaurants and a delicious gelateria. The apartment was spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. Although there were only 3 of us, it would have catered easily for 6. There were many nice touches, having 4 sets of keys for example. We were slightly surprised that we were charged 10 euros for needing some occasional heating as the weather had been unseasonably cool before we got there. It was a necessity rather than a luxury. However, that did not detract from the overall impression of a great authentic place to have as a base in the truly beautiful town of Lucca.
Quaint, great location, friendly host.
The apartment was as described. It was clean and well equipped with extras like adapters and umbrellas. Giovanna was really helpful and very quick to reply to questions. Cafe, restaurants,shops, grocery stores are all close by. Because Lucca is a walled city, vehicle restrictions are in effect and so you need to park off site. We parked at the train station 300 meters away which is a short walk.
We had a great and lovely time in Lucca. The house was in a great location and quiet and Giovanna was a very nice host who was also helpful and flexible (and came to find us when we got lost first getting there!)
3 bdrm w/2 baths...perfect for 3 people. Full kitchen and washer, dw etc. Perfect apt for convenience and location. Town is walkable and has shopping, grocery, excellent restaurants,bars,and enntertainment. We used Lucca as home base and traveled to Cinque Terre, Florence, Sienna by train and tour. Owner Giovanna was wonderful and very helpful. Owner also has 2nd property just outside Lucca w/pool. Would def consider that property if travelling in summer. Wonderful experience.
Our first trip to Lucca was made special by staying at the Puccini apartment.
Our host Giovganna could not have been more accomodating. The apartment is within walking distance to the train station and centrally located to meet all of our needs. I highly recommend this apartment to future travelers and we would stay there again if returning to Luccal
This lovely 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.Special car rental rates with possibility of pickup: at the airport and drive to your property. Possibility of guided tours of the town of Lucca, its villas, and special tours in the countryside. Chauffeur with a 6 seats bus available for special tours in the region.
Other Activities: Bagni di Lucca spa, thermal baths