OPEN AND AIRY ONE BEDROOM/ONE BATH

Paolo Colombini

Speaks italian, english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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OPEN AND AIRY ONE BEDROOM/ONE BATH

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Apartment in the centre of Lucca

Open and airy one bedroom/one bath: sleeps three people (double bed/ sleeper sofa). Restored in traditional style in 2007, this third floor flat has beamed ceilings, terracotta floors, white Carrara marble kitchen and convenient comforts: WIFI internet, CNN and BBC, DVD player/stereo surround, AIR Conditioned, LCD TV, central heat, washing machine, iron, microwave, refrigerator. The bathroom features Murano Bisazza Venetian glass tile. An antique furnished bedroom has a large armoire and wooden floors. The apartment is sunny with rooftop views and accented with tasteful lighting, located exactly in the centre on the main street in this charming city in Tuscany. Housekeeping once a week. Lucca is surrounded by a Renaissance wall with wide, tree-lined boulevards for walking, jogging, roller blading and biking. Close to markets, pharmacies, sightseeing and shopping as well as wonderful restaurants and bars for every budget. All of Tuscany is a day trip away.

PICK-UP SERVICE from and to airports/stations/other destinations is available.

Welcome: Fresh flowers and a bottle of wine welcome our guests.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed

Paolo Colombini

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Speaks italian, english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Open and airy one bedroom/one bath
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Great place to stay in Lucca

  • 5 of 5
Paolo's flat in Lucca certainly lived up to the photos, and then some. It was spotlessly clean, bright and comfortable. The bath and shower are gorgeous, and the kitchen has everything you need. Paolo met us with a light supper and a lovely bottle of wine, just what we needed to cool off from our journey. Lucca is right at your doorstep, all the Piazza's are within easy walking distance, and the historic wall is wonderful for an evening's stroll. Paolo is a warm, helpful and caring host. We would absolutely recommend Paolo's lovely apartment in Lucca and hope to visit again one day. Ciao!
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5
This apartment in the walled city of Lucca is just my family needed. We were at the end of our month long vacation in Italy and to finish up at Santa Croce apartment was such a pleasure.
The apartment is very clean, and with everything that you need - stove, large kingsize bed (very comfortable), large fridge, TV with multi lingual station and the best thing a WASHING MACHINE!!!!
Fantastic location but sometimes can you can hear the street noise but this was more with Friday and Saturday night.
Also Paolo is an awesome host and will help regarding restaurant locations etc.
I will and have recommended this property.
Thank you Paolo.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Wonderful, well-appointed retreat in Lucca's heart

Wonderful, well-appointed retreat in Lucca's heart
  • 5 of 5
We absolutely loved staying in this apartment! The location is great, being in the center of Lucca; everything is a short walk away, even the train station. Paolo is very thoughtful, providing many extras that we don't normally expect in a vacation rental - maps, tips, detailed "stuff to know" about the appliances. The Internet was great, and we enjoyed being able to watch several World Cup games on the satellite TV. All fixtures & appliances are modern, and the hide-a-bed is comfortable.

Paolo is easy to work with - very friendly personality, speaking very good English, and very responsive to email questions. He is obviously & rightfully proud of this apartment.

Of course, every place has some downsides, so just be aware that there is some street noise due to the location; the windows are good but don't seal it all out. As you can expect, there are stairs to apartment - so if you have a hard time with stairs, look elsewhere. The beds are on the hard side, but this is typical for Europe - none of the places in which we stayed had what we Americans would call "soft" beds.

Overall, highly recommended - we stayed in five different Italy lodgings, and the family agreed that this one was our favorite!
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
Adelaide South Australia
5

Perfection with Puccini

  • 5 of 5
Paolo's Santa Croce apartment in the heart of Lucca really is perfection. We stayed 10 nights, part of a 3 month visit to bella Italia (our 9th and always in apartments) This beautiful apartment would be one of the loveliest we have stayed in.
My correspondence with Paolo from Australia was always answered promptly and efficiently. Our meeting with him on arrival was ideal and his generosity with such a wonderful selection of wine, food and flowers was overwhelming.Grazie mille.
The apartment was spotless, extremely well equipped with small details always considered. The linen was excellent, plenty of towels and a very comfortable bed. The bathroom was ideal and very clean.
It felt very spacious to live in, full of light, very tastefully decorated and we looked forward to coming home every day, often returning for lunch.
I would recommend Paolo's apartment very highly, .The location could not be better. Paolo is a very considerate,, obliging and very friendly host, a pleasure to meet.
As for Lucca, our 3rd visit, each visit brings something new and wonderful. My highlight was simply cycling around those magnificent walls.
Dont miss a trip to Bagni de Lucca and Palazzo Pfanner with the most magnificent gardens (inside the walls)
Esselunga supermarket is just a stroll away
Cant wait to return
Phil & Barb
Australia
  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Barbara and Philip,
Thank you once again for having stayed in my apartment and I'm glad you enjoyed it.
You are a couple memorable, kind, gentle, we say in Italy when people are sensitive and sincere, good hearted.
Thank you again, you are really welcome anytime.
Paolo
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Surpassed expectations!

  • 5 of 5
This charming little apartment in the heart of Lucca was wonderful. Email communication with Paolo beforehand was easy and he was very good about responding promptly and answering all my questions. As promised, he came to meet us at the train station and show us "home". The apartment is beautifully appointed, EXTREMELY clean (and I am very picky!), and so very cute! Paolo has thought of everything a traveller might need that they couldn't/didn't bring along. He also went above and beyond, wth fresh roses on the table, something to eat on our first night there, milk in the fridge and coffee. He is a very kind, honest and straightforward person. The location is superb to explore Lucca and within walking access to the bus and train stations for exploring other towns, as we did. Hands down, this was the best place we stayed on our trip and the only bad thing I can say is that we had to leave! Do not hesitate to stay here: you won't regret it.
  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Purnima and John are very nice, clever people and perfect Guests.
It was really very pleasant to talk with them each time we met.
You are welcome anytime you want to come back.
Thank you.
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Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Cozy and calming appartement in the city center

  • 5 of 5
Paolo's apartment was the perfect place for our trip to Lucca. It is located in the heart of the city but still it is not noisy. The apartment has got everything you need and a little bit more - ranging from air condition, TV and DVD to white wine and pasta. The rooms are very clean and nice furnished with even Florentine mosaic in the bathroom. Paolo is very nice and also provides a leaflet with all information you need.
  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Christine for your nice words,
it was a really a pleasure to have you as guests,
will be a pleasure if you come back.
Thank you very much for the delicious cookies.

best regards
Paolo
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Pisa Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Livorno
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Lucca Est
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
beach
Car: not necessary

The apartment is right in the center of the old part of Lucca . (look the map , street=via santa croce 22, Lucca)

Lucca, Tuscany, Italy, historic, Roman walls, Renaissance Walls, churches, Etruscans, art, Puccini, silk, amphitheatre, opera, mountains, Riviera, beach, skiing, Florence, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti, Cortona, Cinque Terre, wine, olive oil, charming, Summer Festival, classical music, Lucca Comics, shopping, leather, gold, jewellery, shoes, clothes, villas, hills, wine road, biking, jogging, mountain biking, wine tasting, salame, pecorino, cheese, prosciutto ham, cuisine, Italian cooking, touring, cities of art, Elba Island, Napoleon, Elisa Bonapart, Santa Croce, Ilaria del Carretto, Guinigi, Mansi, Palazzo Pfanner Garden.

Other Activities: Jogging

Golf: Golf course 15 minutes away.

Ski: Ski in Abetone-Appennini Mountains 1.5 hours away.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Lucca Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Apr 12 2014 - Sep 26 2014
3 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 24 2014
3 night minimum stay
€420
 
 
High Season
Oct 25 2014 - Nov 2 2014
4 night minimum stay
€1,000
 
 
Low Season
Nov 3 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€420
 
 
High Season
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 9 2015
3 night minimum stay
€490
 
 
Low Season
Jan 10 2015 - Apr 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
€420
 
 
High Season
Apr 11 2015 - Sep 25 2015
3 night minimum stay
€490
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Cash security deposit upon arrival. Gas not included (meter read at check in and check out)
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Amenities

Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 45 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • ISDN Access
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sofa Bed
  • Bottled Water
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • All New. The bathroom features Murano Bisazza Venetian glass tile.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Antique furnished bedroom has a large armoire and beautiful wooden floors with two windows- view to street below and rooftops over the city.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • ice skating
  • golf privileges optional
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