Where to Stay in Lucca Old Town

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The best hotels in Lucca Old Town – a guide to the top places to stay in Lucca.

The best hotels in Lucca Old Town

Where to stay in Lucca, Italy – the best location

Lucca is a small city that can be easily explored by foot. The train station is right beside the old city walls. Thus, no matter if you plan to stay for a few days in Lucca or use the city as a base for day trips, choose a hotel in the area within the city walls.

Explore the city using this handy itinerary for one day in Lucca.

Take a look at these five lovely hotels in Lucca Historic centre and find the ideal spot for you.

The best hotels in Lucca Old Town

Lucca Cathedral
Lucca Cathedral

The best hotels for couples and families

Albergo San Martino – The perfect base to explore
Although Albergo San Martino Hotel is situated inside the city walls, it has the charm of a provincial Tuscany house. The hotel is less than 100m from the Cathedral of Lucca and about 300m from the train station. It’s the ideal place for you if you are arriving by train or want to take a few day trips.

  • air-conditioned spacious rooms and luxurious bathrooms
  • free Wi-Fi at your disposal
  • bicycle rental and laundry (extra charge)
  • baggage storage
  • good selection of food and drinks for breakfast

9.1/10 Rating – See hotel images and 590+ guest reviews

Hotel Alla Corte degli Angeli – A charming small hotel
Hotel Alla Corte degli Angeli is located in the northern part of the Lucca Historic centre. It’s just a few steps away from the famous Piazza dell’ Anfiteatro and the main shopping street, Via Fillungo. This boutique hotel captures the eyes with elegantly decorated rooms with painted murals and beautiful views over the Old Town.

  • rooms are equipped with iPod docking station and LCD TV with Sky satellite channels
  • luggage storage and 24-hour front desk at your disposal
  • laundry and dry cleaning (extra charge)
  • great breakfast buffet with freshly squeezed fruit or vegetable juice

9.3/10 Rating – See hotel images and 720+ guest reviews

Piazza dell' Anfiteatro
Piazza dell’ Anfiteatro

For friends or solo travellers

N.15 Santori Luxury Home – A boutique hotel in central Lucca
N.15 Santori Luxury Home is a boutique hotel housed in a historical building from the 15th century. The beautiful frescos in the rooms give you a feeling of an aristocratic residence.

The location is more than ideal, 100m away from the cathedral and only 500m from the train station. The hotel is a great place for a stopover or a base for exploring Tuscany with a train.

  • air-conditioned individually styled rooms
  • health & wellness centre
  • private parking and bicycle rental (extra charge)
  • baggage storage

9.5/10 Rating – See hotel images and 80+ guest reviews

Palazzo Dipinto – Best-rated
Located on a small charming square, Palazzo Dipinto is one the most comfortable hotels in Lucca Old Town. The hotel features modern designed rooms in a historical house from the 13th century. The location is very strategic, just a short distance from the main landmarks.

  • rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels
  • 24-hour front desk for a more comfortable stay
  • private parking and laundry (extra charge)
  • baggage storage

9.7/10 Rating – See hotel images and 150+ guest reviews

For a romantic getaway

Hotel Palazzo Alexander – An exceptional 4-star hotel
Hotel Palazzo Alexander is one of the most unique places to stay in Lucca, Italy. The hotel occupies a 12th-century building. The rooms feature antique wood floors and marble bathrooms. It’s like staying at a real Italian palace in the heart of Lucca.

  • public parking and bicycle rental (extra charge)
  • fantastic breakfast with gluten-free options

9.1/10 Rating – See hotel images and 550+ guest reviews

Things to do in Lucca

Take a wine tasting tour in the Chianti wine area and learn about the winemaking process.

Take a day tour to Pisa and the famous Leaning Tower. Find out what to see in Pisa in 1 day.

How to get to Lucca from Pisa Airport

The closest airport to Lucca is Pisa International Airport. Take the Pisa mover from the airport to the Central train station in Pisa.

From there take a train to Lucca (a 30min journey).

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Lucca hotels inside the walls

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One Reply to “Where to Stay in Lucca Old Town”

  1. Hello Milena Yordanova,

    It’s such a great time to visit on your official blog first time & found a good post too. I do hear about Lucca Old Town so many time but hadn’t much info but your post give such a deep info to stay stay in Lucca Old Town.

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