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Ostello San Frediano

Via della Cavallerizza 12, Lucca, Italy
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Ostello San Frediano

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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

The hostel is in a beautiful building, previously a monastery, with loads of character. The location is perfect - there is easy access to the wall as well as the town. Bus # 18 takes you to the San Frediano stop from the station. The wifi was poor with hardly any signal available. The €3 breakfast is cheap but lacking.... More

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Mqabba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

The place's very central, just next to the city walls. Hostel was a great place to meet up with all sorts of travels coming from all over the globe. Sleeping with loads of strangers in one room for the very first time was a bit weird but also an adventure;-) The place itself was a monastery and the building is... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

is what this place has going for it. I believe that all that work here have every intention of making your stay pleasant, but some things let it down. We loved Lucca and it was easy to access from this excellently positioned hostel. There is no air conditioning, so my advice would be to not stay here during the humid... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here, clean rooms, beautiful exterior, great location. Very weird aura though- hard to explain! Not much of a youth hostel, more Middle Aged. Breakfast was a pretty poor selection of toast but overall was a nice to stay

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

DIdn't spend much time here, but was pretty nice. The lobby feels like a hotel, which is sort of nice. Only wifi in the lobby which is annoying, and breakfast not included, but otherwise it's nice. There are HUGE common spaces spread around the place, which are cool. There's no much social interaction here, except maybe in the rooms. Lockers... More

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Salem, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Very happy and helpful staff, great breakfast! Lots of room, nice yard. Would stay here again. Be careful with the hot water, as it is very hot. Beds are a little squeaky. Rooms are very clean. Good place to stay with a family. Great price!!!

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

the hotel 'Ostello San Frediano' is very good. the staff there are nice. and dinner in the hotel is very good. the hotel is very big inside. It seems a castle. everything is decorated well. Lucca is a good town and deserves a visit.the position of the hotel is at the end of a main street. so very easy to... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I stayed here 2 nights in March 2013 and was very happy with my choice of accomodation. My dorm bed was very comfortable, extra blankets were provided without asking and the place was clean and tidy. Lots of common area space, lockable storage in the rooms and Marco on the front desk was fabulous. Don't hesitate to stay here but... More

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Boise, Idaho
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Lucca is a wonderful town, full of old buildings, Roman relics, tourists, locals, and lots of surprises. Highly recommended. I was at the Ostello Frediano in October with a traveling companion for six nights. We had the Puccini suite on the second level, which is two separate bedrooms, a separate bathroom and a large entry hall. Lots of room for... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

For the price, it is not a bad place to stay. It is very basic, which was to be expected, however, the bathrooms were not "sparkling" as many had described. I kept finding traces of previous guests (used dental floss and certain hairs in the bathroom). I gave it an "average" rating, because for what it is (a hostel with... More

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Also Known As:
Ostello San Frediano Hotel Lucca
Ostello San Frediano Hotel
Address: Via della Cavallerizza 12, Lucca, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Lucca > Lucca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 50 Specialty lodging in Lucca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are in the historical center of Lucca, in an old restored building, close to the main attractives of the town, with a wide garden that looks upon the beautiful city walls.We have several kinds of accomodation: double rooms, family rooms for 4 or 6 persons, shared rooms with 6 or 8 beds, most of them with private bathroom; moreover we have toilets and showers on each floor. Besides the comfort that you can find in the spacious bedrooms, we have also TV room, library, dining room, meeting areas, internet point. ... more   less 
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