This Lucca rental, Italy, provides a comfortable vacation apartment inside the medieval walls of the beautiful Tuscan city. This is the ideal apartment rental for small groups or families travelling with children.
With three bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms (shower only), the flat sleeps 6-8 (using a sofa bed). This newly and completely restored apartment is located just inside the historic walls of Lucca, near the Porta St. Anna entrance to the city. It is on the quiet Via del Toro near the Palazzo Mansi national museum. It is also conveniently located for Via San Paolino, one of two main streets in Lucca where one can find wonderful restaurants, cinemas, food stores and shopping. This vacation apartment inside the medieval walls of Lucca provides a perfect base.
One flight up from Via del Toro, on the mezzanine level, this Lucca accommodation, Italy features a very large and open living and dining area. The space is light-filled, with three large windows that look out onto a picturesque private courtyard (not part of the apartment) and the rooftops of Lucca. The dining room table is perfect for four in the closed position and can accommodate eight comfortably when it is extended. There are two leather sofas in the living area (one is a full-size sofa bed) and an entertainment centre with TV and DVD.
The kitchen area is compact but a delight. It's fully equipped with pots, pans, all serving and cooking utensils and features all new appliances, including a dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, microwave and refrigerator.
The master bedroom is located in a very large space that easily accommodates the king-size, four-poster bed as well as armoire, dresser and very comfortable seating area. The second bedroom is very comfortably furnished with twin beds that can be rearranged to create one double bed if required. The third bedroom, best suited for children, is fitted with bunk beds and a baby's crib and dressing table, if required. It's the perfect space for little travelers to feel right at home. All beds and mattresses are new.
The apartment's two bathrooms are both recently renovated. One bathroom contains a stall shower, toilet, bidet and sink. The second bathroom contains sink, bidet and toilet. The apartment also features a separate laundry room with laundry sink (that actually has a baby's bathtub especially fitted to it), washer and dryer.
The flat has telephone and wireless internet access. Free use of a Vonage telephone to call home! Your stay at the Appartamento Carlino Michele is the perfect opportunity to explore and enjoy all that Lucca has to offer. The city is the ideal base for your holiday in Tuscany, located as it is approximately halfway between Florence and Pisa. Lucca's roads, motorways, trains and buses will lead you to discover all of the magic that is Tuscany.
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See what our guests have to say:
"We had a wonderful time on our trip to Lucca, and LOVED staying at Carlino Michele. It was definitely a home away from home. The apartment was the perfect size for our group of 4 adults and 2 children. We loved riding the bikes provided for us around Lucca. Our vacation was truly magical. We'd go back in a second. Jennie, Austin, TX 07/29/10
Our most current visit to Lucca is not our first; nor is our stay at one of Charles Duggan's apartments on via del Toro. Returning to Lucca is like going back to the old house in the "old neighborhood." The Carlino Michele apartment feels like home. It has absolutely everything we are used to and need to feel at ease following our daily excursions within the walls as well as our day trips to the surrounding countryside. As Charles' on-site representative, Andrea was able to assist us with any special requests, both prior to our arrival and after. He always has a smile on his face. The whole experience, from initiating the rental process to completing the transaction was, as usual, very easy and without any problems. Charles was also very accommodating with helping us when we learned we would be arriving a day earlier than originally planned.
I know we will be returning to Lucca. My first priority will be to contact Charles and book one of the apartments on via del Toro.
Dan and Lynne Romito, Downers Grove IL 07/15/10
We just returned from 3 weeks in Italy with our 3 children (ages 7, 9 and 10). A definite highlight of the trip was our stay in Lucca, especially the comfort and convenience of Carlino Michele. In addition to being spacious and immaculate, Charles has outfitted the apartment with comfort and luxuries not always found in Europe, like a gigantic
king-sized bed and a dryer! Charles was a pleasure to deal with, and we felt relaxed and
recharged by the time we left Lucca. I highly recommend Lucca and Carlino Michele. Thank you, Charles! Lisa McFall, Pleasanton, Ca 07/12/10
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3 Bedroom Apartment Rental in Lucca Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
Apartment Carlino Michele is on the mezzanine level (only 14 steps up from street level) at Via del Toro inside Lucca's historic walls. It's on a quiet one-way street, just steps from shops, restaurants, churches and national museums -- everything Lucca and Tuscany have to offer. The apartment is convenient to both the bus terminal and the train station, so leave the rental car at the agency! Lucca is just off the autostrada, about half way between Florence and Pisa airports. And only about 30 minutes from the beaches of Viareggio!
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Final cleaning fee | $125 per stay
Damage Deposit | $200 per stay
Fees for additional guests may apply.
Additional notes from the owner
No surprise charges!
Rate includes all services (all utilities, Internet).
There is also a final cleaning charge of US$135.
A security deposit of $250 USD will be collected through credit card or PayPal two weeks prior to your arrival at the property at returned as appropriate through credit card or PayPal ten days following your departure.
Left on 07/23/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Johan AppelgrenReviewed Jul 23, 2012Stayed Jul 2012
We were two families staying here in July and we loved the place. Perfect location within the walls of Lucca, with a 2 minute walk to the San Michele Cathedral. The apartment was well kept, clean and for a rental it was very well equipped. Could not have asked for more, and I will definitely recommend it to anyone going to Lucca.
Left on 05/14/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 14, 2011Stayed Apr 2011
Great apartment! We has 6 adults in our party and none of us wanted to leave after our two weeks had gone by.
We cooked in several times and found nothing wanting in the kitchen. Beds were great, even the bunk beds.
The location is great and only a 100 second walk from Zeros, a pub we frequented often. Lucca is a gem to explore on foot with something interesting around each corner. Puccini concert each night year round is a 5 ninute walk away. Lucca made an ideal base for day trips by rail to Pisa, Florence and the coast. We did not have a car nor did we need one.
This is 5 stars ++
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