Tucked away on peaceful residential streets in the city's historic heart, CASA CATERINA is located on the first floor of a grand 15th-century townhouses along Via S. Andrea. Sympathetically renovated in early 2016, it exude a sense of grandeur from the moment you open the door. Double-height oak beamed ceilings crown the comfy open-plan lounge, while tall windows provide plenty of light and unimpeded views of the Guinigi tower, famously sprouting oak trees from its roof. Walk through double doors to the bedrooms and there's another surprise: original furniture and signed painting adorn every inch of wall and floor, their pastel colours creating the illusion of sleeping under a theatrical canopy. There's also a well-equipped kitchen for self-catering opening onto the magical terrace overlooking a Romanesque Church Façade dor great dinners. Free high speed WiFi, Air conditioning and a handy washing machine for longer stays is available.
Lucca is the kind of place you could visit at any time of year - the apartment has air-con for summer and central heating for winter - and each season has its charms. Winter is the time to live like a local for a week or more; Mrs Sonia can put you in touch with Italian language or cookery tutors if that interests you. Spring and autumn are magical, with snow on the distant peaks until April, and warm autumnal hues in early-mid October. Summer can be hot - you're almost at sea-level - but it is the busiest time culturally.
The kitchen is jam-packed with all the utensils you could need: Italian coffee machine and filter coffee jug, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, wine glasses... not to mention iron and washing machine in the separate laundry room and hairdryer in the bathroom. Nothing is missing.
The apartment is situated on the 1st floor without elevator.
Entrance; fully equipped kitchen with dining table; spacious furnished terrace; cloakroom and laundry room; bathroom (shower); double bedroom; dining room; sitting room; tv room; double bedroom; master bedroom; bathroom (shower).
COVID_19 CANCELLATION POLICY FOR 2021 AND 2022 BOOKINGS
In these challenging times we understand your concern when making a reservation, and we want to ensure that you feel safe and confident reserving through us. We have therefore introduced a more flexible cancellation policy, for bookings made after November 2020, with arrivals in 2020, 2021 and 2022. In case of travel restrictions of the Italian Government due to COVID_19 we will give our guests the possibility of re-scheduling the reservation to a future date. If you aren't able to decide a date immediately we will issue a voucher, that you can use for any future booking, on any of our properties. We are sorry but we are not in the position to take into consideration travel restrictions issued by other Governments, or airline cancellations.