Albergo Villa Marta, Tuscany
|Via del Ponte Guasperini, 873, 55100, San Lorenzo a Vaccoli, Lucca, Tuscany, ITALY.|
Description: Albergo Villa MartaNestled on a hillside just outside the historic Lucca, Albergo Villa Marta enjoys a fabulous location, surrounded by elegant gardens and lush olive groves. Set in a lovingly restored 18th century villa, Albergo Villa Marta offers luxury boutique accommodation, fine cuisine and top-class service in a charming rural setting.
Offering great views of the hills and mountains of Lucca, Albergo Villa Marta is a charming spot for exploring this beautiful, historic corner of Tuscany. Just a ten minute drive from the centre of Lucca, with its cathedral, historic squares, and beautifully preserved streets and monuments, the hotel is also within easy reach of Pisa and Livorno with its ferry links to Corsica, Sardinia and Barcelona. On-site, the Albergo boasts a large outdoor swimming pool, surrounded by the beautiful walled garden, with centuries old olive trees, herbs and fruit trees, along with a shaded pergola where guests can enjoy a refreshing drink or coffee in the mornings.
Albergo Villa Marta's restaurant, the Botton D'Oro, is located on the ground floor of the house, and serves delicious traditional cuisine of the region in a refined, elegant atmosphere. Dining can also be enjoyed on the terrace, and at lunch time or in the evenings in the low season, the restaurant proposes a bistro menu with fresh, light dishes.
Type of rooms: Albergo Villa MartaClassic Room:
These rooms are located on the ground floor of the annex and they are elegantly decorated in a charming Tuscan style. They are perfect for families and people who wish for a convenient and comfortable stay without losing their taste for the elegance. These rooms come with a queen-size bed or twin beds on request. Extra beds or baby cots are available in some rooms. These rooms are also suitable for guests with limited mobility. Room size 16 sq m.
Classic Room with View:
These rooms are located on the first and second floor of the Villa or the annex, and offer views of the hills of Lucca or the mountains of Pisa. Decorated in Tuscan style, most of them have cotto tiles and exposed-beam ceilings. Perfect for those who are looking for a romantic atmosphere, some rooms also have a canopy bed. One queen-size bed or twin beds on request. Extra beds or baby cots are available on request in some rooms. Room size 18 sq m.
There are just two of these rooms designed for a tailor-made, exclusive stay. Deluxe rooms are perfect for relaxing and for guests who are looking for intimacy and a warm atmosphere. These rooms are located on the first or second floor of the villa, and boast panoramic views of the Lucca countryside. One of the rooms has a canopy bed, cotto tiles and a beamed ceiling in the Tuscan style, while the other features beige-coloured décor with elegant Tessieri tiles and an authentic fresco on the ceiling and warm golden fabrics. Both of these rooms have an en-suite bathroom with a view. One queen-size bed or twin beds on request. No extra beds or baby cots are available in these rooms. Room size 22 sq m.
Additional information: Albergo Villa Marta
Airport transfers are available on prior request. Charges apply.
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize the credit card provided prior the arrival.
Minimum Stay: from Oct. 28th to Nov.1st - 2 nighs
1. Advance bookings cancelled 7 days before arrival will be debited at 80% of the total amount of the stay.
2. Any reduction in length of stay made 7 days before arrival will be debited at 80% for each night cancelled.
In order to amend or cancel a booking free, it is sufficient to tell the hotel (even by means of e-mail or fax) a written notice within 8 days before the day of the arrival.
In the event of cancellation of the reservation after the envisaged term or no-show, the hotel will debit the credit card indicated by you an amount corresponding to the cancellation policy indicated.
3. After check-in, any reduction in the number of nights reserved will be debited in full.
Occasionally, special rates are non-refundable and non-cancellable according to hotel policy.
In the event of no-show, the reservation shall be kept exclusively for one night.
Check in from 3.00pm.
Check out time:
Number of rooms: 15
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 18th century/2002.
Period of closure: Nov. to Mar.
Languages spoken: Italian, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property. No smoking inside the hotel or rooms. Smoking outdoors only.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Carte Bleue, Maestro, CartaSi.
Restaurant closed: The restaurant opens every evening except on Sundays during the high season, while in low season opens on Friday and Saturday evenings only.
How to get here: only a few kilometres from the motorway exit (A11) and from the major road links.
By car: From Motorway A11
Leave the Firenze-mare motorway A11 and exit at LUCCA EST. Follow the blue signs to Pisa which will take you on the SS12. Keep going until after the fork for the village of San Lorenzo a Vaccoli, and about 500m later, turn to "Via del Ponte Guasperini", a small road on the left side of the main road directing to Pisa. Drive for 400m and you will pass a small bridge, followed by a fork. Keep the left and after about 200m you will see the entrance to the Hotel Albergo Villa Marta on your left hand side.
From Pisa center
Leave the town and follow the signs for Lucca. Once out of town follow the signs for San Giuliano Terme taking the SS12. When you reach the village of San Giuliano Terme, at the foot of the mountains, go straight on, never leaving the SS12 . You will pass a tunnel and you will be in Lucca's area. Proceeding to Lucca, you will find the village of Santa Maria del Giudice, pass it remaining on the SS12. Drive for about 3km then turn right toward the small road "Via del Ponte Guasperini" and go straight on. After about 400m you will pass a small bridge followed by a fork. Keep the left and after about 200m you will see the entrance to the Hotel Albergo Villa Marta on your left hand side.
From Pisa airport
Take the highway A11 for Lucca and exit at LUCCA EST. Follow the blue signs to Pisa which will take you to the SS12; after the fork for the village of San Lorenzo a Vaccoli, keep going on the SS12 where after about 500m, you find the turn to the Via del Ponte Guasperini. Then it?s the same as above.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 48' 2.09'' N 10° 29' 31.30'' E
Nearest airport: Pisa International Airport - 17,8 km.