Residence Santa Chiara in Lucca Italy
Residence Santa Chiara Lucca Tuscany Italy Historical Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodations
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Host: Morena Sereni

Guestrooms: 5

Address: Residence Santa Chiara, Via Santa Chiara, 12 - 55100 Lucca, Italy

Telephone: +39 0583 491349

Fax: +39 0583 471091

Activities/Attractions: Lucca sits on a plateau near the Serchio river, 19 meters above sea level, 30 kilometers northeast of the Pisa airport and 85 kilometers west of Florence in Northern Tuscany. Lucca was an important junction in Roman times, you'll see it in the north-south grid pattern of main streets and in the elliptical plan of the "Piazza Anfiteatro".

Lucca offers a multitude of old churches, little piazzas, towers and family businesses. Behind many an arching doorway there is a glimpse of vaulted passage or columned yard, usually private. This is a town where you can dispense with a map and simply walk or, like the locals, cycle. Key sites include:

  • the beautiful church of San Frediano
  • the statue of Lucca’s favourite son, Puccini, relaxing with a cigarette
  • a fine Duomo in the Pisan style, alongside its own museum, both of which contain fine work by Jacopo della Quercia
  • another grand church: San Michele in Foro
  • the Pinacoteca Nazionale, the town's art gallery
  • the Museo Guinigi, which contains sculpture as well as paintings

"This is a very comfortable B&B and newly renovated. Rooms are adequate, air conditioned, beds are comfortable and bathrooms are new. If you are looking for a nice and clean place to stay and at a reasonable price, this is it. The Santa Chiara is situated in the old walled town."

"This is a friendly, clean & comfortable place to stay."

"The staff were very friendly at this hotel ... the rooms are pleasant and clean."


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Residence Santa Chiara Living Room

General Information: Welcome to Residence Santa Chiara ... an ancient bourgeois house in the historical center of Lucca, Italy inside the medieval boundaries. It is found in front of the suggestive gardens of Bottini Villas, once the residence of Elisa Bonaparte, and where today, in the summer period, numerous cultural and musical events are developed that pleasantly animate the evenings.

The Residence is situated in the historical center of Lucca to 1 Km from the railway station, to 20 Km from the international airport in Pisa and to 65 Km from the airport in Florence. Family managed, the Residence Santa Chiara welcomes her guests with the modern comforts. Restructured in June 2005, the Residence Santa Chiara features:

  • 1 single room
  • 3 double rooms
  • 1 family suite with angle stay and balcony with direct access to the garden
  • private bathrooms
  • color TV
  • air conditioned, heating
  • safe, minibar
  • hair dryer
  • courtesy kit

Placed in favorable position, it allows easy access to all the beauties in Tuscany: Florence, Pisa, Siena, St. Gimignano, the sea of the Versilia or the mountains of the Garfagnana without forgetting the outskirts of Lucca with her magnificent Villas and farms.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diner's.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).

€40-140/night/room

Breakfast included.


We also offer a very spacious, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with kitchenette and living room for €200-250/day and €1000-1400 week. Please contact us for details.