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Smart Unexpensive Apartment with Private Garden inside the Walls of Lucca

30 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 nights


Centro Storico Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom apartment to sleep 4 in the Medieval district close to the Cathedral

CASA BOCCHERINI is located within the walls of Lucca, along a medieval street, in a central location. The cathedral, St. Michele church, the Guinigi Tower, the amphitheater, the main Shopping street Via Fillungo and the Antique Market are located all around, in less than 2 minutes walking.

The apartment is located at the ground floor of an ancient Palace that have been completely renovated in late 2008. The apartment has a private garden furnished with chairs, table to have dining outside and a gazebo. The two double bedrooms they both have king size bed, the French windows of all the rooms (living room, bedrooms, dining room) they all overlook the garden so it is very fresh, airy and bright. There is a fully equipped laundry room with washing machine, iron and iron board. The kitchen has electric oven, dishwasher, toaster, microwave, coffee maker, 5 ring stoves, freezer and refrigerator. Towels and linens are provided, an extra single bed and a baby crib can be placed if necessary.

The apartment has very reliable wi-fi connection provided by the national phone company.

Parking garage for bikes is available for free for the guests.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

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
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October 14, 2016
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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 2010

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 30 traveler reviews

Smart Unexpensive Apartment with Private Garden inside the Walls of Lucca
average rating of 4.7 based on 30 reviews
Vancouver Canada


  • 4 of 5

The apartment was just like the photos. It is in a great location and the garden is lovely. We stayed for two weeks and had a fabulous vacation in Lucca... what a lovely town it is!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 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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Lancaster United Kingdom

Simple and Stylish apartment in Lucca

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the apartment in June 2016. The place could not been better, easy to get to, welcoming and at the same time private. The price that we paied was unbeatable considering the size of the apartment, the outdoor area and the location. Well catered for all our holiday needs. Would recommend the apartment and Lucca to anyone. Sonia was very accommodating. Worth giving a go!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 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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Bronte Australia

Well-located Apartment in Lucca

  • 3 of 5

The apartment is well located, being only a short walk to the railway station, supermarket and all the central attractions. However, accommodation was disappointing; it was clean and reasonably well-equipped but was gloomy and lacked any touches to make you feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rare apartment with garden in the centre of Lucca

  • 5 of 5

The pictures are an accurate depiction of the apartment. Two bedroom and a marvellous garden is rare in Lucca. Very spacious living area with a comfortable couch. The couch was perfect to sleep on at night while watching TV. All necessary touches to make you feel at home.

The apartment is in a residential area where the National Music School is close by (we could hear violins and piano music from the garden, wwe loved it!). Plenty of restaurants, supermarkets and shopping within a short walk. Plenty of coffee bars to choose from. outdoor market is on the corner. The train station and bus stop are close by. We were able to find street parking for our car on all nights except two. A parking garage is a short walk from the apartment. Everything suprassed our expectations! Thank you Mrs Sonia

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: 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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  • 5 of 5

we had a lovely vacation there and truly hated to leave what a great location and wonderful apartment. It was just like staying in a friend's home. We left Lucca, feeling very happy after our stay.We are planning to return to Lucca again and wish to stay in one of your properties for more than a week. We have enjoyed staying in your apartment and it was a pleasure to meet you. Your guests, Ed and Joanna, Tennessee USA

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much!!
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The apartment is in a good position.

  • 2 of 5

The apartment was well placed in a quiet part of town and was interesting because of its age, but it felt dark and a little labyrinthine and was extremely cold at night (we visited at the end of October). We were told by the owner that heating is illegal before 5th November and, despite piling on extra blankets, we had to sleep wearing socks and extra clothes and we had to postpone taking a shower until later in the day when the apartment warmed up a bit. Although a toaster was listed, we couldn't find it and the kettle didn't work so we had to boil all our water in a saucepan. The beds themselves were comfortable and there was plenty of towels. The furnishing was functional but not well co-ordinated in our opinion. We visited friends who had rented a nearby apartment for virtually the same price form the HomeAway site which was far and away more luxurious and comfortable. Sorry not to have been enthusiastic but we have to give honest feedback.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
500 Metres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Centro Storico Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 20 2016
4 night minimum stay
Christmas period
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
May 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
High Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Prices include: Initial cleaning and maid, weekly change of towels and linens for stays multiple of 1 week excluding for the monthly rate, final cleanings, towels, linens, wi-fi, electricity, hot water, gas, all taxes.

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

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

Winter heating is charged for 5 euros daily.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Centro Storico Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 130 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • The shower is an effective built-in shower with glass doors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , can be splitted into 2 single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    extra bed - 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , available upon request
  • The apartment have french windows with direct access to the private garden. Baby crib or extra single bed can be added upon request at booking.
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
A free parking is located in less than 10-15 mins wealking from the apartment. On payment garage is located in 5-7 mins walking from the apartment.

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