LUXURY SPACIOUS ANTIQUE APARTMENT WITHIN THE WALLS FACING THE S. GIOVANNI CHURCH

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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LUXURY SPACIOUS ANTIQUE APARTMENT WITHIN THE WALLS FACING THE S. GIOVANNI CHURCH

Lucca Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, central location (cathedral), wi-fi, air conditioning

Casa San Giovanni is a large apartment located on the first floor of an antique palace WITH ELEVATOR built in the year 1570. The apartment is located in the very central square called Piazza San Giovanni, right at the cathedral of Lucca.

It has just totally renovated to the highest standards and has retained details of the history of the building, with amazing frescoes and paintings. The accommodation is for year-round comfort has central heating and air conditioning. You enter the door and go through double doors into the main living room, which is extremely spacious and bright. Throughout the apartment has lovely views and facing the Cathedral. The dining room, comfortably seat 8 people.

The kitchen offers all modern appliances. The apartment has 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The bathrooms have jacuzzi hot tub. The tv in the living room has international channels and there is WI-FI internet connection all around the apartment.

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Mrs Sonia

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Speaks english, french, italian, german, dutch, danish, norwegian, finnish, swedish, spanish, portuguese
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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Property Reviews

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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p812048
+39 (0)333 5097001
Lucca Piana di Lucca
Russellville KY
5

a sweet december

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
The antique apartment was our home base in Tuscany. We stayed in December 2013 for 3 weeks, and enjoyed every minute in this charming property which was more than ample for our family of 4, including two teenage boys. Our bed was very comfortable and we liked the painted ceilings and the irregular characteristics that one would expect in an old building. We appreciated being greeted with a loaf of home made bread, some prosciutto, salami and cheese in the fridge, as well as ground Illy coffee as we requested. We made our own coffee in the morning and looked forward to returning to this lush setting every night, rushing to relax on the sofas. We had a wonderful barbecue night all together and it was nice to be both on our own, yet be able to ask for dinner suggestions, have someone willing and able to make dinner reservations on our behalf as the owners are always available over the phone. The owner Mrs Sonia cooked for us the first night, which was delicious and they also directed us to a cooking class at the nearby cooking school, which is a memorably experience. Sonia and Benedetta are wonderful hosts. We'd go back in a heartbeat.
Owner's Response: Dear Mrs Mashall, 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 :)
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p812048
+39 (0)333 5097001
Lucca Piana di Lucca
NY, USA
5

we are returning customers

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
We've stayed at Palazzo Sant Giovani several times. It's absolutely perfect. The south facing wall, overlooking the piazza, is filled with gorgeous frescos from the 1600s. The wonderful light that streams in and the 16 feet tall ceilings give this apartment the appearance of a much larger property than it is. The combination of modern and antique furnishings fit the newly renovated building (it once of a noble family) and exquisitely crafted apartment perfectly. There are two bedrooms, each with bath. The baths are completely new and one has a wonderful Jacuzzi. Perhaps best of all is its' location, only minutes from the best shopping, food, restaurants, and cultural events in this walled city. We will return often.
Owner's Response: thanks! it will be a pleasure to meet you again!
Helpful votes: 10/10
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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p812048
+39 (0)333 5097001
Lucca Piana di Lucca
Chichester, West Sussex, UK
5

WHOLE SUMMER IN CASA ST GIOVANNI

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
If you want to experience Tuscany and Lucca, this apartment is the perfect setting in the perfect town. This property is everything the listing advertised it to be. It is located in the heart of this charming town that features both a wonderful old town centre and a glorious countryside. It is a short walk to cafes, restaurants, the tourist center, grocery stores, bakeries, and the central plaza. It is in the heart of Tuscany region and within driving distance of numerous world class vineyards. It was right in front to the Romanesque cathedral where we heard a beautiful chamber orchestra/choral Puccini concert.
The owners provided a great deal of useful information about the apartment and about Lucca area. The apartment is large, very nicely laid out, thoroughly furnished and beautifully decorated. Everything is well-maintained and it is clear that the apartment's renovations are very new. There was plenty of room for the three adults who stayed there and for an occasional visitor. We had everything we needed. The owner was very attentive, organized, and accessible. I spent in this apartment 2 wonderful months. I highly recommend this property.
Owner's Response: I am very happy that you had a lovely time! It was a pleasure to host you in my apartment!
Warmest regards,
Sonia :)
Helpful votes: 14/14
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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p812048
+39 (0)333 5097001
Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

IMPRESSIVE PROPERTY!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
As we approached our apartment, we were surprised at how beautiful the neighborhood was. While it is in one of the nicest areas of Lucca, we never felt out of place. In fact, it felt very safe, and there were many gorgeous restaurants from which to chose close by. The location turned out to be ideal. We found that we could walk everywhere.The apartment is beautifully furnished, updated. There was more than enough space for our family of 4 to spread out. The kitchen is well stocked and can be used to cook anything. We never prepared a dinner in the apartment, but it could be done.The lady we rented from was lovely. She lives one flight up which made it convenient for any questions. She addressed any issues we had with promptness. Even if you've visited the Amphiteatre during the day, it's worth a night time visit. There are many, many restaurants in the area, and the Amphiteatre are particularly impressive at night as are the walls.Don't forget to try the gelato. We became addicted. It is very fun to try out the different gelato places. We enjoyed that luxury apartment very much and we look forward to be back next summer. I definitely recommend this place to anyone: very high quality.
Owner's Response: It is so wonderful that this review should appear, well after you and family stayed with us, as it suggests that the positive memories linger on, and that makes our efforts so worthwhile. Do come again!
Helpful votes: 16/16
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Luxury spacious antique apartment within the walls facing the S. Giovanni church
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p812048
+39 (0)333 5097001
Lucca Piana di Lucca
5

Wonderful apartment in the heart of Lucca

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
Beautiful apartment inside the walls, well located to see the sites of Lucca. Pictures are accurate, with beautiful, high ceilings throughout. Views of a quiet square and the San Giovanni church, which hosts Puccini recitals year round. The apartment was spacious and comfortable, a perfect place to come back to after a day of sightseeing. Beds were comfortable, and, with limited vehicular traffic, the place was pin-drop quiet at night. Small but functional kitchen, bathrooms are fine, with plenty of hot water (note...no shower curtain in master bath; fine with us, just pointing it out). Our host, Ms. Sonia, was gracious and helpful. Would recommend this apartment highly to anyone interested in a stay in Lucca.
Owner's Response: Hallo! it was lovely to meet and host you! Thank you very much for your kind review!
Helpful votes: 18/18

Map

Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Pisa or Florence
Nearest Train
300 Metres
Lucca
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Lucca
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Viareggio and Forte dei Marmi
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
La Buca di S. Antonio
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in the aquare where it takes place the antique market and also where it is located the famous church where every afternoon it takes place the Puccini arias concert.

The apartment is also located nextdoor to the theatre 'teatro del giglio' and the square piazza napoleone where the summer festival takes place. The apartment is located very close to the train station of lucca, in less than 5 mins walking.

In 1 mins walking from the apartment there is a bike rental shop, bakeries, groceries and so on.

The apartments are located in a very quiet square where there are no clubs and shops, so it makes it very very quiet.

The church bells do not work, so it is quiet!

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Availability & Rates

Lucca Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
Euro
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
High Season
Apr 1 2014 - Apr 30 2014
€130
€130
€750
4 nights
 
 
High Season
May 1 2014 - Jul 31 2014
€145
€145
€920
4 nights
 
 
High Season
Aug 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
€135
€135
€850
4 nights
 
 
High Season
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
€145
€145
€950
4 nights
 
 
High Season
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
€140
€140
€850
4 nights
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
€110
€110
€500
4 nights
 

Notes

  • Prices include: Initial cleaning and maid, weekly change of towels and linens for stays multiple of 1 week, final cleanings, towels, linens, wi-fi, air conditioning, sat tv, electricity, hot water, gas, all taxes.

    No extra charges to pay.

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

    Winter heating is charged for 6 euros daily.

Amenities

Lucca Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Luxury
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Living Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Bottled Water
  • Local Maps
Kitchen:
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , jetted tub , bidet , hot tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , a baby crib can be provided on request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Television
  • Books for Adults
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • water parks
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • churches
  • rain forests
  • marina
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • museums
  • duty free shops
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • botanical garden
  • library
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • playground
  • autumn foliage
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • hospital
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountaineering
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • surf fishing
  • sailing
  • hunting small game
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • mountain biking
  • water skiing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • surfing
  • paragliding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • skiing
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
A free parking is located in 5 mins walking from the apartment. The building has elevator.

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