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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Lucca hotel in Lucca Historical Center, walk to Guinigi Tower


This family-friendly Lucca hotel is located in the historical district, within a 10-minute walk of Porta San Gervasio, Guinigi Tower, and Cathedral of St Martin. Piazza dell'Anfiteatro and Basilica of San Frediano are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

Along with a bar/lounge, this hotel has a coffee shop/café and a spa tub. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and a free manager's reception are also provided. Other amenities include a rooftop terrace, coffee/tea in a common area, and 24-hour room service.

Room Amenities

All 41 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and sofa beds. Thoughtful touches include espresso makers and bathrobes, and guests will also find 24-hour room service and satellite TV.

Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba features a spa tub and complimentary bicycles. The hotel offers a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast and manager's reception are offered (may not be available daily). A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 377 square feet (35 square meters) include conference space. This family-friendly hotel also offers a rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 41 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 377 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Long-term parking (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1999 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 35 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free reception 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Spa tub 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Long-term parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Shower only 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Espresso maker 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary buffet breakfast. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 40.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Pets allowed (no fees)

Parking height restrictions apply

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 4 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property in cash. The tax is seasonal and applies to stays up to 3 nights (from April 1st to the first Sunday of November) and only the first night of stay (from the Monday following the first Sunday of November through March 31st). Guests exempted from the tax include children 14 years of age or below. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: EUR 15 per day
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 50
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 40.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Ilaria
  • Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba
  • Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba Lucca
  • Ilaria Residenza dell'Alba
  • Ilaria Residenza dell'Alba Lucca
  • Ilaria Hotel Lucca
  • Hotel Ilaria Residenza dell'Alba Lucca
  • Hotel Ilaria Residenza dell'Alba

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport. Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

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4.6 out of 5
97% of guests recommend
4.7 Room cleanliness
4.7 Service & staff
4.4 Room comfort
4.6 Hotel condition
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Nice hotel close to the city center

4 out of 5
by from PA
Posted Jan 21, 2017
Only negative is you can't check out 24 hours. Something like 7 am to 9 pm. Not a good senario when you have to catch a flight at 6 am and want to be at the airport by 4:30 am. So I reluctantly left my card info and still haven't recieved a email receipt and that was over 24 hrs. ago.
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 30, 2017 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Mr Dave, thanks a lot for your comment. For accounting reasons we kindly ask to our guest to pay their bill the night before their check out date if they have to leave very early in the morning (it is written on the reception desk in order to inform all guests.) This does not mean that you can not check out 24hours. Our reception is 24H open. Anyway we will check why you have not received your receipt by email. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Hotel & Staff 5 Stars !!!

5 out of 5
by from SF, Ca.
Posted Nov 20, 2016
Withing walking to all quaint streets and museums, churches, restaurants etc. Bikes available to circle Lucca on the wall surrounding the city( only about 2 km to go around once) and you can enter Lucca on the bikes. Cobble stones a little rough on my prostate, however...HA !
Comment from Hotel Management
Nov 25, 2016 by info@hotelilaria.com
Dear Guest, we are happy to read you had a pleasant stay. Thanks for your lovely review! We hope to see you soon. Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Great 4 Italian wine and food

5 out of 5
by from UK
Posted Oct 24, 2016
Pros: Location & Style
Cons: None, would spoil its charm
Location: Within the walled area so good for everything with a 20min stroll.
With over 400 cafes, bars and restaurants this is the place to be gastronomically satisfied! The hotel does its part with free presseco for breakfast and early evening.
Comment from Hotel Management
Nov 1, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Mr Dave, many thanks for this lovely comment. We are waiting for your next stay in Lucca at Hotel Ilaria. Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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5 out of 5
Posted Oct 9, 2016
We were given an up-grade in the annex. Well appointed suite. The hotel is well located within the wall and within walking distances to all the sites.
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 9, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Guest, thank you so much your review. We hope you can have the chance to return to Hotel Ilaria. Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Very nice hotel experience.

5 out of 5
by from Fort Collins, Colorado
Posted Oct 3, 2016
This is a very nice hotel with an incredibly friendly and helpful staff, especially Claudia. Very nice facility near restaurants and shopping. The breakfast was one of the best we have had in a month of travel in Europe. We would definitely return.
Comment from Hotel Management
Oct 9, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Guest, it is a real pleasure to know that you would definitely return to our Hotel. Thanks for your comment and we hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Lovely hotel conveniently positioned.

5 out of 5
by from berkshire
Posted Sep 25, 2016
Pros: Good helpful staff and very comfortable and clean room.
Had free upgrade on arrival, to one of the modern recently refurbished apartments in the Tower. This was substantial with mezzanine and small kitchen, very quiet and comfortable, particularly the bed. We were impressed with the free coffee/buffet during the day and particularly the free Proseco between 5-7pm, as were many others, a good way to relax and meet other guests. The hotel is just inside the east gate walls and is close to all of Lucca's restaurants, cafes and shops. We visited some museums and attended two of the Puccini opera evenings, which were immensely enjoyable. Trained it to Viareggio and Pisa (Leaning Tower and close buildings of interest), easy to get to train station and tickets are relatively cheap. Lucca is a wonderful example of a walled medieval city, well worth a visit, watch out for the cyclists in all directions!
Comment from Hotel Management
Jan 11, 2017 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Guest, thank you so much for this lovely review! We hope you can come back to Lucca in the future. Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Hotel was very well located

3 out of 5
Posted Aug 31, 2016
Pros: Staff
Cons: Clean the rooms and paint
Location: Wonderful location walkable to everything.
Not a pleasant experience. The hotel room was dirty, the walls had stains on them and I am not talking marks from luggage. The bathroom had miles and was poorly updated. The room was very noisy people moving chairs or furniture around would not stay there again. Very poor breakfast.
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 17, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Guest, we are sorry about the inconvenience that you are describing. Unfortunately your review is anonymous so we are not able to understand what your room was. Anyway we will do a very deep check of each room with the housekeeping department. Please accept my best regards. Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Fantastic hotel within beautiful Lucca

5 out of 5
by from Nottinghamshire
Posted Aug 28, 2016
This is a convenient, relaxing and comfortable hotel within the walls of Lucca. The hotel staff provided a warm welcome and were attentive through out our stay. Complimentary afternoon & evening refreshments were a lovely gesture and delicious. This is a laid back hotel which echoes the city it sits within. Lucca is bursting with history, culture & music combined with great local wine & cuisine - not forgetting a great shopping experience. We are coming back to stay at Hotel Ilaria for sure!
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 17, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Mrs Pam, we are looking forward to see you at Hotel Ilaria again! Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Absolutely fabulous

5 out of 5
Posted Aug 24, 2016
Pros: service, quality of the rooms, complimentary drinks and snacks and bikes.
Cons: the milk at breakfast is a bit too rich and creamy for us but we just ate the pastries instead!
Location: Cycled around the walls Cooking lesson at cucina-italiano shopping eating
We stayed in Lucca for 3 nights with our 2 teenagers and had a fab time. We were upgraded to the fabulous suites opposite in the medieval tower which were very spacious and had every amenity. The staff could not do enough for us and were very hard working. I loved the " happy hour" with complimentary prosecco and the complimentary drinks and snacks which were available all day this was an added bonus and unexpected. The suites, whilst within the walls were very quiet. We used the complimentary bikes every day and cycled around the walls. The children didn't complain one ( about the hotel!). We also booked a cooking lesson with chef paolo making pasta and pasta sauces at his restaurant 15 mins from Lucca. Well definitely be coming back !
Comment from Hotel Management
Sep 17, 2016 by Mauro Cusinato
Dear Guest, thank you so much for this amazing comment! It is a pleasure to know that you had a great time in Lucca and that you have appreciated all the facilities. We really hope to see you soon! Kind regards, Mauro Cusinato. Hotel Manager
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Good hotel with all comforts a guest could ask for

5 out of 5
by from Oxford
Posted Jul 25, 2016
Lucca was very busy at the time of our visit mid July. Hotel Illaria provided a cool, quiet haven at the beginning and end of each day. A wonderful stay.
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