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3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, ground floor, central location within the walls of Lucca

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 double bedrooms to sleep 6, wifi, air conditioning, excellent location

The Angelo Custode is an old 17th century Building located in the heart of the historical centre of Lucca in the beautiful square named Piazza Santa Maria Forisportam. It is also only a short walk away from the impressive Cathdral of San Martino and the Main Shopping Street Via Fillungo.

The Ground Floor apartment is an elegant spacious and bright flat which has been recently renovated. It can accommodate up to 6 people in 3 double bedrooms -each with its own ensuite bathroom- and has been designed with extreme care. Every room has been painted differently and has been furnished with original antiques and modern pieces.

The unusually large bathrooms are marble with mosaic patterns. The apartment’s floors are parquet. Its elegant and stylish decor is typically Lucchese. Also, every modern comfort has been provided: from under-floor heating and air conditioning to satellite television with international ans SKY channels to a very reliable wifi internet access provided by the national phone company. Displayed throughout the apartment are fine paintings by Ezio Ricci, the owner's grandfather, and they are all dates between 1906 anb 1959. You will love them!


The apartment is composed of an entrance hall, a spacious living room, a fully equipped kitchen, three double bedrooms (one with an american king size bed and two with 2 twin beds each that can be put together) along with three ensuite bathrooms and a separate laundry room with washer and clothes dryer.

About the Location.

The Angelo Custode is very well located in the heart of Lucca's historical centre. The ancient, impressive walls that surround Lucca for about 5 km, are only 150 meters away from the apartment. The San Martino Cathedral is also only 100 meters away, as are the central Piazza Napoleone and Piazza San Michele. The train and bus stations are each only a short ten-minute walk away . Right out of the front-door a bar and a pasticceria for breakfast, a restaurant, a bakery for local bread and focaccia...

The location is very convenient as very close to everything: 5-10 minutes walk from train station, if not less, 5-7 mins walking away from the bus station and 5 mins walk from a payment garage and 10-12 mins walking from the free parking area (outside the city walls). Groceries and cafe are few steps away as well as the main sites to visited in town, main squares and churches.

Minimum stay is 4 nights.

Winter heating is charged for 15 euros daily or according to comsuption for long term rentals.

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 2018

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 2016

Why Mrs Sonia chose 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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Lucca around the Province of Lucca

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , This bathroom has a grand bath tub
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , This bathroom has a built in shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , This bathroom has a built in shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This is an american king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , A baby crib or a fold out bed can be added upon request
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , A baby crib or a fold out bed can be added upon request
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

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3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms, ground floor, central location within the walls of Lucca
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Fantastic large apartment in beautiful Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 4 nights in Lucca. The apartment was very accessible with everything you might need in the kitchen. With 3 very large bathrooms and bedrooms we were all extremely comfortable.

To make our stay even more enjoyable, Duccio surprised us at the train station to drive our bags and us to the apartment. He had also made a reservation at a fantastic restaurant just down the road from the apartment for our first night. And made recommendations for other restaurants and for the great gelato place just a few doors down, La Bottega del Gelato.

The unit has central air conditioning which seemed to work pretty well for the most part given the temperature in Tuscany in July! As another review noted, the 3rd bedroom is up some stairs.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear LaRhonda, thank you very much for taking precious time off to share your invaluable feedback with us. It makes me so happy to leanr that the most paramount pilar of my service philosophy, accommodating my guests' needs and enabling their desires was met. Thank you for booking my house, we look forwards to meet you again in the future. Sonia and the Lucca Apartments and Villas Team.
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a home in Lucca

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable apartment in an excellent location in an antique elegant building. It is an oasis close to all main monuments and things to see in Lucca but in a very quiet street. After sightseeing or a day trip, when I walked over that corner, I almost felt like going back to my own home. Within a reach, traditional fruit and vegetable stands, 2 groceries, a fish market, a bus stop and the railway station are all there, but the apartment is definitely not in the crowd! It is so convenient! The proximity of the railway station allowed me taking train ride to explore nearby places such as Florence, Pisa, Siena, CinqueTerra and Bologna. Walking to the wineries and the antique shops nearby by crossing the street was my favorite activity. The garden was a delight, especially at night for romantic dinners and in the morning for our breakfast in the sun. We found the apartment to be spotless and spacious. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joe, it was delightful to host you and cannot wait to meet you again next year! Sonia
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  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay, the apartment was lovely and the owner was lovely too. We will definitely return to Lucca and hopefully be lucky enough to stay in the apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We loved the property. Beautiful, well maintained and located. Excellent host who was very attentive

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. Beautiful, well maintained and located. Host was attentive and quick to fix a small problem with the water heater that in no way interfered with our stay. Loved Lucca and the flat. We would absolutely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lucca Gem

  • 5 of 5

We were very impressed with the Angelo Custode apartment, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Duccio was so accommodating and greeted us with a complete orientation of our apartment and gifts as well, and he was always available to us if we had any special needs. The apartment was clean and well equipped with everything we could possibly need for a comfortable stay. The location was near many shops, grocery store, restaurants the wall and the train station. We would definitely request this apartment again on future trips to Lucca.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dear Lynda for your kind review! Everyone at LuccaApartmentsAndVillas loved to deal with you! You have been a special guest for us all! Thank you! Mrs Sonia from Lucca Apartments and Villas Agency
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North Creek, NY

Great location, great hosts and worth every cent!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights in this apartment and were so pleased with every detail. If was easy to arrange check in, and were met by one of our hosts who showed us the apartment and gave a jar of his delicious homemade jam. After checking with us, our host also made a reservation on our behalf at a terrific restaurant just down the street, though it is hard to go wrong in Lucca!! The home is very nicely decorated (but not cluttered) and has a comfortable sitting / dining area. A first floor flat was ideal for us, however it would have been nice to know in advance that one of the bedrooms is actually on the second floor. But it is possible that we missed this detail somehow. In any case, we very much enjoyed our stay and felt like we were saying bye to a dear friend when we left.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo Daphne, it was so lovely to read your kind review! You have been darling and I hope you enjoyed my home made Orange Jam! All my team and staff at my agency Lucca Apartments And Villas enjoyed meeting and greeting you! Thank you! Sonia from LuccaApartmentsAndVillas Agency
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Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
200 Kilometres
LUCCA Central Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Minimum stay is 4 nights.

Winter heating is charged for 15 euros daily or according to comsuption for long term rentals.

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.