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Bed & Breakfast La Gemma di Elena

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Via della Zecca 33 | First Floor, 55100 Lucca, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The location is great very near to everything- it has car parking for an extra cost- if coming by car traffic is a nightmare with lots of roads pedestrianized, the sign for La Gemma is quite difficult to spot- its just BEFORE the sign for the car park ! anyway once found its lovely and quirky-huge rooms with everything you... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The location of the B&B is perfect - in a quiet street, just a stone's throw from the main attractions in the historic centre. However, the street itself is about 10 minutes away from the spots of 'maximum tourist concentration', so it's quiet and relaxing at night. The B&B is converted from a former large apartment in a historic building,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We ended up staying here through the tourist centre by the train station. We weren't really sure how long we'd stay in Lucca so we booked one night (booked a second night shortly after). My wife and I had backpacks so we walked the 15-minute trek from the train station to the B&B. We later found a quicker route. The... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

What a really lovely place to stay in Lucca . It is situated in the walls close to the Madonna stellario ( a useful landmark after a few glasses of vino). We seemed to get lost a fair bit and you will see people with maps and puzzled looks a lot in Lucca. We stayed in a huge room ,... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Travelling with a friend to this area, we were searching for twin beds with an en suite, proved to be very challenging. La Gemma was advertised on the booking web site as offering this at a very reasonable price. However, on viewing the web site after booking, I noted that there were no photos of twin beds, so emailed direct.... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

A first floor B & B, very much reminiscent of the 1960s - lots of candles, seersucker & trinkets. Breakfast was OK, though the coffee was poor. An interesting experience, probably not one that I'd repeat again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

this place is a must for a great home from home stay... prob best nights sleep in our week long trip! we stayed in an annex next door so were in a separate flat with kitchen - it was great! rooms were all really tidy and clean and location was really central within the city walls.

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Tergniet, Western Cape, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

What a charming place. Pretty room and all you need in it. Best breakfast we have had in Italy for sure, and very helpful and kind hosts. Very good position, close to the centre of town but just out of it enough to be quieter. A bit of street noise but part of the atmosphere so did not worry us.... More 

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Bristol, UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Everything about this B&B is good, as long as you don't get the smallest room as I did. If possible, go for the en suite rooms as they are worth the extra cash for more space and a more comfortable night's sleep as the room will be more airy. There is no air conditioning but there are fans in each... More 

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Trnava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Nice and cozy accommodation in the centre of Lucca. Very friendly and caring attitude of the people working here made feel like at home :) I was staying for two nights with my mum and she really did not want to leave this wonderful town and lovely people :) Thank you!

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