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A spacious apartment in main shopping street Via Fillungo inside the walls

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms to sleep 4. Air conditioning, wi-fi, sat tv!

This elegant apartment is located in an ancient fortress tower. It is located in the medieval part of the walled town of Lucca, along Via Fillungo which is the main exclusive shopping street.

The entire building is under strict control of the Monuments and Fine Arts Office, who consider the building one of the Italian monument to be preserved.

The flat is reachable via a square where parking is allowed and it is located 20 metres from the apartment. It is approx. 140 M2 large, but it looks much bigger because of its high original beamed ceiling.

The recent renovation has brought to the light the original colour of the decoration of the old beamed ceiling, a real masterpiece of this flat!

The kitchen is equipped of the most modern facilities.

There are 2 double bedrooms (king size) + 2 large bathrooms with built-in shower and separate laundry room with washing machine and clothes dryer

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:
28 June, 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 2013

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 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The 2 bathrooms have shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , A baby crib can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • A baby crib can be added upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • 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
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • 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
  • 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
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free parking is located in less than 5 min. walking from the apartment. Baby crib is available upon request.

Reviews

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A spacious apartment in main shopping street Via Fillungo inside the walls
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
4

Apartment inside the walls. Lots of character. Lots of nearby shopping, Restuarant's, and cafes.

  • 4 of 5

Higher floor- up 2 flights. No elevator. Had to leave early because of an illness with my mother-in-law.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am happy you enjoyed your stay! No there is no elevator being a building dated back to 1100s. By the way it is not mentioned online and there are about 30 half size (half size in height) steps to the apartment which are very easy to walk up. The apartment is on the second floor.
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5

I'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely be back to this apartment. It is beautifully decorated, well-appointed with everything one would need and it is in a perfect location. Mrs. Sonia was so gracious in explaining the ins and outs of Lucca and the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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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Santa Monica CA
5

an excellent customer care

  • 5 of 5

This apartment and its location were everything we expected. The photos and listing were all on target. The apartment was clean and everything was in running order. It was great to have sumptuous interiors and a magnificent view over the town: there are no places like this one! Sonia was extremely helpful and prompt. We asked her for some cooking utensils as we had a party one night and she promptly brought brand new items. It was especially nice to be in an area away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist sites in Lucca but very close by to shops and main sites. We have traveled to Lucca previously and have never seen crowds, that is why we are in love with this town. We would definitely recommend this apartment to any family traveling to Lucca.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 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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Kernersville, NC USA
5

What a great place to stay inside Lucca!

  • 5 of 5

This Via Fillungo apartment perfectly met our needs. Located conveniently inside the walls of Lucca, it opened onto one of the main pedestrian streets of the city.

But the best part was how comfortable it was. A great bed (we only needed one bedroom) and two great bathrooms (we needed both) were very welcome, as was the air conditioning on mid-September nights when it was still seasonably warm in the area. The furnishings are stylish, the kitchen is well equipped, and everything in the apartment worked just fine. Oh, and an American coffeemaker, which was greatly appreciated.

Our communications with Mrs. Sonia were excellent, and it was a pleasure meeting her. She gave us some excellent restaurant recommendations, too. Should fortune ever bless us with another trip to Lucca, we will eagerly seek to stay in this Via Fillungo apartment again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! I am so delighted to receive your kind review! Thank you very much! With the warmest regards, Sonia :)
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5

first time to Lucca

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the apartment it was close the the sites and train station, but out of the tourist hoards. Sonia was there to meet us so we didn't get lost in the first minute. Unfortunately we were only there 7 nights. not enough time to see it all. The restaraunts and market she suggested were great. The kitchen was well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. We really liked just riding our bike around and seeing things from the walls. Tenuta Valgiano that Sonia suggested had amazing wine sand we got a daily trip there in the countryside of Lucca. When we are able to return we will check Sonia's availability. It was a great charming apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: dearest Melanie and Ron, thank you so much for your lovely review. it has been very nice to have you as our guest in Lucca. Hope to see you again soon! Sonia
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ojai, california, usa
5

ultimate luxury

  • 5 of 5

my wife and i stayed in the apartment for 2 weeks.....the apartment is truly luxurious with marble and tile on every surface and antique furniture to cap things off. we felt like kings and queens living here...the place is like the ritz except it is private. all i can say is that it is a gem of a property. people who rent it will find it also amazing. we plan on returning to lucca and cannot wait to stay with sonia again!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank thanks thanks!!
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
PISA or FLORENCE
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Maximilian's
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
800 Metres
LUCCA CENTRAL STATION
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
LUCCA EAST
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
MIRANDA
Nearest Beach
18 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: not necessary

This 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.

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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
 
High Season
1 May 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£455
for 4 nights
From
£114
£674
£2,522
 
 
High Season
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£568
£2,148
 
 
High Season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£488
for 4 nights
From
£122
£716
£2,695
 
 
High Season
1 Oct 2017 - 25 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£421
for 4 nights
From
£105
£568
£2,522
 
 
Comics
26 Oct 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£841
for 3 nights
From
£280
£842
 
 
Low Season
31 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£330
for 4 nights
From
£83
£463
£1,255
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£330
for 4 nights
From
£83
£463
£1,305
 

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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