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Hotel Villa Cheli

Via Nuova Per Pisa 1798 Di Fronte Alla Pasticceria La Perla, 55100, Lucca Italy
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Hotel Villa Cheli
Updated 13/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#18 of 47 hotels in Lucca
Travellers' Choice
Hello everybody! I am the owner of Hotel Ristorante Villa Cheli and my name is Vincent. Today I decided to write a review to tell a little bit of our house .. Villa Cheli is a colonial villa built in 1700 , formerly owned by the family Cheli . The last owner was a sculptor , a sculptor of chalk. During the restoration , in fact , we found some of his works in the attic .. And we thought .. Why not share it with our guests ? Coming to visit us in fact you can admire them within the walls (internal and external ) of the Villa .. A bit ' as we were in a museum. The hotel rooms are located on three floors .. The first floor, the main floor of the Villa, are situated the suite and two rooms overlooking the balcony .. The second floor rooms with large windows and high ceilings on the third floor .. Instead there are the most romantic rooms with sloping roof with exposed beams and small skylights in the ceiling. On the ground floor, in addition to the reception, we have our own restaurant, open for the summer season , from March to November , that in addition to the typical dishes of Italian cuisine in general , it also offers some taste of the Tuscan tradition and Lucca. And for relaxation ? Do not miss our pool and our wellness area! All the staff and me we will be happy to welcome you in the warmest way possible and help you with all your needs
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Italian
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Hans Inge R wrote a review Jul 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
A great place to spend a few days in beautiful Lucca. The surroundings are fantastic. The hotel sits majestically at the end of the avenue. The outdoor restaurant serves fine Italian cuisine. The swimming pool at the back gives peace of mind. Breakfast is good. But the very best is the staff who provide an incredible service. They help guests with everything - and a little more. There is no doubt where we will be staying during our next visit to beautiful Tuscany.
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Date of stay: July 2021
dany wrote a review Jul 2021
Florence, Italy157 contributions39 helpful votes
I came back to Villa Cheli after 3 years and it still is a first class experience. The villa is beautiful, the swimming pool is huge, there is a good buffet breakfast and their Camelia restaurant for dinner is absolutely amazing. However, what really stands out is the staff, always so kind and willing to go out of their way to help you, especially Silvia, but all the staff members are top notch. The location is 10 minutes drive from Lucca city center, so you can enjoy the beautiful city and relax in the afternoon. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: July 2021
FabioLU2013 wrote a review Oct 2020
Castiglione Della Pescaia, Italy3 contributions5 helpful votes
Suggest not to buy the olive oil, its a scam. We had dinner this summer at the restaurant with a group of friends and they opened a fanatic bottle of olive oil for us. We were so impressed that we all bought one or two bottles to take back home. When we opened it back home we all discovered its not the same. Colour is very light green and tastes like sunflower oil. Disgusting and so disappointed from this place. We had a fantastic meal, very friendly owner and family, we were not expecting such a scam. Especially since I’ve brought several clients in the past to this hotel. The owner reassured me that it was the same oil, this is the most disappointing part, we spent some time talk about the oil. I’m keeping the open bottle and taking it back to him when I return to Lucca. I’ll make sure he enjoys it.
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Date of stay: August 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from vincenzo zaffora, Proprietario at Hotel Villa Cheli
Responded 30 Oct 2020
Goodmorning, we're really sad to read your words and we're sorry about that but the maintenance of the oil also depends on the temperatures to which they have been exposed, such as exposure to the sun or heat sources. Our olive oil is always made with our olive trees that you find in the property. We have no intention of scamming our customers, especcially those like you. We kindly ask you to send us your address where we will be able to send others olive oil bottles. We want assure you that the oil served at the restaurant is the same that we sell in our cellar. Hope to receive your reply as soon as you can. Best Regards Hotel Villa Cheli
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bruno l wrote a review Sep 2020
Singapore, Singapore746 contributions306 helpful votes
When you arrive to the place and see this nice mansion at the very end of cypress alley, you are very impressed - kind of typical Tuscany picture. Once in your room, the dream quickly fades away. rooms would definitely require a massive refurbishing as clearly outdated and bathrooms are really average. We did not try the restaurant but only the breakfast and was so-so. Good point is the big swimming pool on the back of the house but keep in mind that it is in the shade quite early in the afternoon (because of the big hill nearby).
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Date of stay: August 2020
Sleep Quality
3 Helpful votes
Jim K wrote a review Aug 2020
London, United Kingdom9 contributions19 helpful votes
Impressive outside, and has a nice pool surrounded by AstroTurf and wasps. Inside, the rooms have plastic shelves and rusty fittings. The housekeeper is really loud, and wakes everyone up at 6.45am by slamming doors and cupboards and dragging things around. As for breakfast, not quite sure how you can get toast and cereal wrong, but they managed it. There was no milk, a complete refusal to make the bread even slightly brown. Very friendly receptionist though, which is why the score isn’t lower. There’s no bar. Dinner is worth it, should you choose not to go into town.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
3 Helpful votes
Response from vincenzo zaffora, Proprietario at Hotel Villa Cheli
Responded 5 Sep 2020
la governante è impossibile che possa fare rumore alle 6.45 visto che entra in servizio dopo le 8.00 la colazione dica cosa non le è piaciuto purtroppo con covid non possiamo fare buffet e siamo molto limitati ma offriamo tutta la colazione continentale compreso uova
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US$83 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyTuscanyProvince of LuccaLucca
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Villa Cheli
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Villa Cheli?
Nearby attractions include Le mura di Lucca (3.9 km), Puccini e la sua Lucca - International Permanent Festival (4.2 km), and Torre Guinigi (4.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Villa Cheli?
Conveniently located restaurants include Osteria Da Pasquale, L'Angolo Tondo Trattoria, and La Bottega del Gelato.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Villa Cheli have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Villa Cheli offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Villa Cheli?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Villa Cheli offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Villa Cheli?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Italian.