$333 / night
Total guests, Nights

Lucca Historical Center Apartment w/ Private Tower – Home 3651303 Villa

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 7 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

Lucca Historical Center Apartment w/ Private Tower – Home 3651303

  • Villa
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner


Perfect for small groups of friends, or 1 or 2 couples, also with children, who want to experience real Italian life in the center of historic Lucca. This is one of the most amazing apartment in the entire historic center, located on the most beautiful street via Fillungo, in the absolute heart of Lucca. The apartment has its own tower (one of the highest private towers in Lucca), containing a room with large windows looking over the rooftops, with a terrace on top, from which the entire city of Lucca is visible. The owners are friends. The property starts on the fourth floor of the ancient building, and covers the next 3 levels of the building. Access is by elevator or stairs.

This is an amazing apartment! It starts on the fourth floor of a beautiful building, accessed by elevator. It is historically significant, with stunning views from every window. With its own tower and three outdoor terraces, this is a unique and fascinating luxury apartment. Decorations are lovely, with floors of warm parquet wood and antique terra cotta.

Lower Level (on 4th floor of building, accessed by elevator or stone stairs)

Large entrance foyer

Large living room with couches, TV, bookshelves

Dining room

Kitchen, fully equipped

Bathroom with sink and w.c. and separate shower room

Next Level

Large bright sitting area, with glass doors leading to terrace

Bedroom #1, with queen-sized bed, and large ensuite bathroom, with sunken bathtub and separate shower, and walk-in closet

Bedroom #2, with queen-bed (shares bathroom with Bedroom 1, accessable through Bedroom #1)

Bedroom #3, with twin bed

Bedroom #4, with queen bed

Bathroom with shower (shared by Bedrooms #3 and #4)

Laundry washer and dryer

Another sitting area/study

Next Level

ancient stone steps leading to tower

tower room, with glass doors in four directions, opening onto second terrace

Next Level

spiral stairs leading to third terrace on top of tower

Other Details

Wi-Fi broadband internet service

TVs, stereo, DVD

large projection TV/movie system

full North American-sized refrigerator with ice maker



Rates are: US$360/night for groups of 4-7, or $290/night for groups of 1-3 guests

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
    Bedroom 4: Twin bed
  • 3 Full baths


  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Pisa Airport is only 19 miles from Lucca. You can rent a car there and drive, or take a taxi, or take the train in about 30 minutes. Florence airport is about a 50 minute drive. Rome and Milan airports are about 4 hours. You can rent a car during your stay or, there is a train station in Lucca center, which is about a 12 minute walk from the apartment, and you can reach many great sights by train (Florence, Pisa, the Cinque Terre).

Interaction with guest

Marina will meet you on arrival to give you the keys and help you get settled, and she is super responsible and speaks English and can be a lot of help of you need something during your stay.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Please contact the owner


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Check in after 4pm.
Check out by 10am.
Air conditioning and heating metered and charged according to use, with payment due prior to checkout.
Damage deposit of 400euros, due on arrival.


About the owner

James E.
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 Mar 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Italian





41 reviews

Very Good

“This experience surpassed all our expectations!”

Reviewed 27 May 2019

This was the best apartment ever for a group of people travelling together and each wanting our own space and comfort. Spacious, comfortable, all the amenities you could ask for, plus loads of books … More

“Perfect apartment in a fantastic location”

Reviewed 18 Oct 2018

This is a very spacious apartment in the centre of the old town. Its own private tower has amazing 360 degree views of the town and surrounding hills, a perfect place to watch the sun rise and set. … More

“Beautiful apartment”

Reviewed 1 Oct 2018

Beautiful apartment in gracious Lucca , the views from all the windows and decks were superb. Very easy management by Marina , absolutely enjoyed our stay .Our third time in Lucca , very interesting i… More

Response from the owner Thanks so much for coming D, and for taking time write a review. It was a pleasure to correspond and host you! Please come back.

“Fantastic apartment and location in Lucca”

Reviewed 28 Sep 2018

Wonderful apartment in historic Lucca. Amply spacious for 7 guests with a great rooftop terrace with panoramic view of the city and surrounding hills. A real high-end rental for a very reasonable cost… More

Response from the owner It was a pleasure to host you, R. We would love to host you again! Thanks for leaving a review!

“Best Place in Town”

Reviewed 13 Aug 2018

The apartment is located above Via Fillungo, the main north-south street in Lucca. It is extremely convenient to shopping and sightseeing. The design and layout of the apartment is amazing with seve… More

Response from the owner David, thanks for taking the time to write all the details. We really enjoyed hosting you, and are so glad that you booked again for next year!!!

“Location location .”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2018

The apartment is in the Main Street in Lucca close to the oval piazza and many small restaurants. James s appartment is a lovely size spread over several levels with 3 terraces to sit out on and view … More

Response from the owner Thanks so much for visiting and staying in the apartment. We loved hosting you!!

“Amazing, spacious and central apartment”

Reviewed 17 Oct 2017

This apartment is in the perfect location in Lucca. You step out of the door on to one of the main areas with restaurants and shops on the doorstep. The apartment is huge with areas to relax alone o… More

Response from the owner Dear Donna, Thank you so much for visiting this August. It was a pleasure to host you. I'm so glad that you appreciated the town, which I love too! Please come back and visit next year. Thanks again for everything :) James

“Perfect location in Tuscany”

Reviewed 10 Oct 2017

Three couples shared this apartment for our two week visit to Tuscany. For starters, the pictures just don't do justice to the apartment. There is more than ample room, bedrooms are comfortable, … More

Response from the owner Mike, thank you so much for coming. It was a complete pleasure to host you and correspond with you. Every time I spoke with Marina, she mentioned how nice your group was. I hope you brought back many wonderful memories and come again next year! Thanks again... James

“A month of pleasure”

Reviewed 31 Aug 2017

Great location, marina was most helpful. The appt. was well equipped and very comfortable. Made friends everywhere.

Response from the owner It was such a pleasure to host you Alex. After a month, you are now a local!!

“Perfect location”

Reviewed 30 Aug 2017

An amazing apartment for families or friends, eating on an exclusive tower balcony, one of only a few in Lucca, with 360 views. Central location for best shopping and restaurants in town and easy to t… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for staying in the apartment - it is a magical place and we really enjoyed hosting you!

Review 1-10 of 41


How do I find more info about the property?

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Send James (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Why can't I call James (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send James (the owner) a message.

If James (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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