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Mrs Sonia

Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish

An elegant apartment with terrace, air conditioning and parking inside the walls - unit_1122443

21 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 CARLINA

2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with views over the town park and monuments

Carlina is a gorgeous apartment located inside the walls of Lucca. The apartment is located on the first floor, and there are only 12 steps to reach the door. The apartment has grand windows and French windows overlooking the town and the park, as well as a large terrace fully furnished with table and chairs to have dining or breakfast with view.

The kitchen is fully equipped to high standards: dishwasher, washing machine, oven, 4 ring stoves, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, freezer, refrigerator, cooking utensils.

The apartment has ADSL WiFi connection and satellite TV. A garage is located nextdoor to the apartment's building.


Apartment has: Entrance, a large living room with dining room and French windows overlooking the town, a fully equipped superb kitchen, a bathroom with tub and shower, 2 double bedrooms, 1 large terrace.

2 bikes are provided for free for my guests!

The parking is fenced and located inside the property of the building and it is available upon request. Please ask at booking! It is free of charge (so you can save up to 18 euros daily parking costs).


Being the apartment located in the street of the Wednesday Morning and Saturday Morning market it will not be possible to move the car out of the private parking until about 3 pm. This happens only on Saturday and Wednesday, no problem for all the other days.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs Sonia (Property Manager)
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish

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 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 21 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.7619047 based on 21 reviews

Warmly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We (a couple in our sixties) spent a wonderful week at this beautiful and bright apartment and loved the fact to be right next to the main shopping street but... so calm and quiet. The apartment is located within 2 mins walking from groceries selling local vegetables and home made lasagne and traditional recipes. The apartment is so spotless, clean, and convenient for a couple (like us) or even for four adults. The apartment is spacious and cosy as well as incredibly appointed (sat flat tv, fully equipped kitchen, washer and even wi-fi). The air conditioning was so efficient and we felt like at home. Very helpful and nice was the lady who met us. The two bikes provided were a great touch. Warmly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice to meet all of you, your family s great! Hope to see you again in the future!
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Jarrettsville, Maryland USA

Perfect terrace and location!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is perfectly located, and has a stunning location! It overlooks the walls and a park, and is convenient to everything in Lucca including shops and restaurants. It's an easy walk to the train station, too, for taking daytrips. It is comfortably furnished making you feel right at home. The apartment was everything, and more, than I expected because it is actually larger than it looks on the website. It even has 2 bikes provided and the air conditioning was perfect for August sunny days. However, the best feature of all is the amazing terrace! Right off the kitchen, it was lovely for our morning coffee and we even had a romantic dinner with many candles. Sonia was very kind and met us at the apartment. She was also available by phone, if we needed her. Mrs. Sonia was so helpful while we were planning our trip. Communication with her was very easy, and she always answered my questions promptly. I highly recommend this lovely apartment! If you are going to Lucca, you will not find a better location! Actually, you will never want to leave - especially the terrace! My husband and I absolutely loved it!! Debra and Bob Jarrettsville, Maryland USA

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for posting the review. It is so helpful to others to read what a former guest has to say! Sonia
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Chenza, NJ

sonia is a great host

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was exactly as depicted in the pictures. Very comfortable and a great location for seeing Lucca and surrounding sites. Very good restaurants were within a 5 minute walk. Wifi & close by parking. Mrs. Sonia provided milk, crackers, and strawberry jam, a nice surprise. Enjoyed breakfast on the terrace. Would definitely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo and thank you for your enthusiastic review! It was a pleasure to meet you! I really hope to have you as guests again in the future, I wish you all the best. Sonia :)
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Nevada City CA

excellent customer care

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the apartment in Lucca. We though Lucca was lovely - a really interesting place with so much to see. We are both really keen to come back sometime fairly soon and do some walking. The apartment was great - it had everything we needed and was really well maintained, and so well located in the town. Private parking inside the property was available and very safe, 2 wonderful bikes were there (that we didn’t expect), heating was excellent as well as the wifi. We even had US channels on tv. We were really amazed how quiet the street at night - great to be right in the middle of things without being on a noisy thoroughfare. But best of all was the excellent customer care from Mrs Sonia and Mrs Carla!

Mike & Jennifer

Nevada City CA

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mike & Jennifer, 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 the apartment and had great time in Lucca! Best regards, Sonia :)
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my second stay at this property was like last year

  • 5 of 5

We recently returned from our second stay at this property. It was just as wonderful as last year.

We have stayed in several vacation rentals and when you get a combination of fantastic property, beautiful location and an owner who is so easy to deal with, it's a simple decision to return for part of your next vacation.

The house has everything you need and is immaculately maintained.

Lucca is delightful especially on market day, wandering through picking up ingredients for dinner or having lunch in the square and watching the people.

There is much to see and do in the area. We especially enjoyed the city centre, then driving to the top of Lucca’s hills, and the village of Matraia where we visited a Baroque Villa owned by a prince who is a friend and relative of Mrs Sonia, but it's just a pleasure to joy-ride around the country-side.

We have many travel dreams but hope to return to this place again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow!! It was lovely to read such a nice review! Thank you very much!!
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Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK

Property was as advertised.

  • 4 of 5

On arrival outside we were a little downhearted as it doesn't look great from the street, but once inside the apartment was exactly as advertised, and very well equipped. The location was great for us. However, there was an awful lot of banging, crying and shouting from a family who are very much permanent residents on the ground floor, every night until about 1.30am which was a problem. The youngest child was only 2 or 3 years old! We kept the bedroom fan on all night to help drown out the noise. Air conditioning unit is in the sitting room only so twin bedroom far too hot - we bought a fan otherwise impossible to sleep in it. We also paid 90 euros to park our car inside the grounds of the building. We were not warned that when the market was on in the street outside on Wednesday and Saturday that the road would be closed and it was not possible to get the car out! As we were asked to leave by 10am on Saturday morning we had to pay extra to park the car in nearby car park, as the market sets up shortly after 6am! We should have been warned of this and not charged for the last night! Other than these issues the apartment itself was lovely, and great to have the little balcony outside!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you felt 'like at home'! Thanks for your kindness!
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
LUCCA Central Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


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 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season
1 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
1 Nov 2016 - 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 - 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
Mid 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 (except for Low Season), excluding for the monthly rate final cleanings, towels, linens, wi-fi, air conditioning, 2 bikes, sat tv, electricity, hot water, gas, all taxes.

Minimum stay is 4 nights. Please enquire for 3 nights availability and prices.

Winter heating is charged for 5 euros daily

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

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Centro Storico in Lucca Area

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • One extra bed or a baby crib can be provided upon request.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Extra single bed, parking, high chair, baby crib are available upon request

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