Lucca Top Rated Hotels

Where to Stay in Lucca, a Walled City in Tuscany

Hotel Diana photo
Hotel Diana, Lucca. James Martin

Lucca is a walled city with an interesting historic center that makes a good base for exploring northern Tuscany, Florence, and Cinque Terre.

Here are top recommended hotels in Lucca's center. By clicking the hotel link, you can see user reviews and hotel photos on TripAdvisor, where you can find the best prices for your dates.

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    A Palazzo Busdraghi is a small 3-star hotel on the main street, via Fillungo, near the Piazza Anfiteatro, once the Roman amphitheater. The hotel is in a 13th century building (no elevator) with a 16th century courtyard. There are 7 rooms with bathrooms that have jacuzzi tub or jacuzzi shower and sauna and an apartment in the annex.

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    Hotel Ilaria and Residenza dell'Alba is a 4-star hotel right in the center. The hotel has 41 air-conditioned rooms with espresso makers, an elegant lounge bar, rooftop terrace, bicycles for guests, and wireless Internet access.

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    Palazzo Alexander is a 4 star hotel in a 12th century building that has recently been restored to house four floors of rooms and apartments. Rooms have antique wood floors and bathrooms have marble and stone decor.

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    Palazzo Tucci Residenza d'Epoca is in a restored mansion with period furnishings inside Lucca's walls a short distance from San Michele square and the amphitheater square. It has 6 air-conditioned rooms and suites and offers free parking, an elevator, concierge service, a bar, and wireless internet.

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    Maison de Charme Alla Corte degli Angeli is a 4 star hotel in a restored 18th century palazzo in the historic center. They offer six double rooms with private bath, internet, and breakfast.

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    San Martino is a 3-star hotel inside the walls near San Martino Cathedral and a short distance from the train station. Rooms and suites have internet and air-conditioning and the hotel has a bar and 24-hour front desk. Small dogs or cats are allowed.

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    Hotel Rex

    Hotel Rex is a 3-star hotel by the train station, just outside the city walls. It has free parking and some rooms for disabled guests. I stayed at Hotel Rex and my room was basic but quiet and had a modern bathroom. It's very convenient for arriving by either train or car and walking into the city center.

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    San Marco is a 3-star hotel just outside the city walls, an easy walk into the center and easy access if coming by car. The hotel has 42 single and double rooms, some equipped for disabled guests, all facing away from the street. The hotel has a garden, pool, and garage.

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    Il Seminario is in a historic building with modern furnishings just inside the walls, between the Cathedral and Botanic Gardens, a short walk from the train station.

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    La Romea Residenza d'Epoca is a bed and breakfast in a restored 14th century mansion with period furnishings, right in the heart of Lucca's historic center.

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    Hotel Diana is a 2-star hotel just inside the walls of Lucca near the cathedral and a short walk from the train station. The main hotel has 7 rooms with private bath and 2 with shared bath while the annexe has 5 double rooms and 1 single, all with private bath. Rooms in the annexe are more elegant and two of them have facilities for the disabled and elderly.

Lucca Day Trips

If you'd like to stay in Lucca awhile and use the city as a base for day trips, click the link to see the best places to go and how to get to them.