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L'Antica Bifore

Via Fillungo 5, Lucca, LU, 55100, Italy

City centre B&B within walking distance of Piazza Napoleone
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L'Antica Bifore

from £72
  • Superior Double Room

What’s around L'Antica Bifore


  • In Lucca Historical Center
  • Piazza Napoleone - 4-minute walk
  • Guinigi Tower - 4-minute walk
  • Piazza dell'Anfiteatro - 5-minute walk
  • Torre delle Ore - 1-minute walk
  • Piazza San Michele - 2-minute walk
  • Church of San Michele in Foro - 3-minute walk
  • San Giovanni Church - 3-minute walk

Getting around

  • Pisa (PSA-Galileo Galilei) 40-min drive
  • Lucca Station 11-min walk
  • Lucca Ponte a Moriano Station 12-min drive
  • Porcari Station 13-min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 4 rooms


  • Check-in time 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 9:30 AM
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
There is no front desk at this property. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: da definireTo make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning on arriving outside normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (7 years old and younger) are not allowed

  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

  • Train station pick-up*

  • Ferry terminal shuttle*


  • Off-site parking nearby (EUR 25 per day; booking required)

  • Street parking available

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built – 1300
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 28-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

L'Antica Bifore’s small print

Also known as

  • L Antica Bifore
  • L'Antica Bifore Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore Bed & breakfast
  • L'Antica Bifore Bed & breakfast Lucca
  • l`Antica Bifore Hotel Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore B&B Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore B&B
  • L'Antica Bifore Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore Bed & breakfast
  • L'Antica Bifore Bed & breakfast Lucca
  • L'Antica Bifore Lucca


State tax ID - 02578220465

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 1999.99 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.50 per person, per night, up to 3 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 20

Late check-in between 5:30 PM and midnight can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 20

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 30.00

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 25 per day

Local cuisine breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 6 per person (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 65 per vehicle (one-way)

Ferry terminal shuttle and train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for L'Antica Bifore

  • Does L'Antica Bifore offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, L'Antica Bifore does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at L'Antica Bifore?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at L'Antica Bifore?
    No, unfortunately. However, there's street parking available.
  • Are pets allowed at L'Antica Bifore?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at L'Antica Bifore?
    You can check in from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM. There's a charge of EUR 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 9:30 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 30.00 (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near L'Antica Bifore?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include L'isola che non c'era (3-min walk), Trattoria da Gigi (3-min walk) and Osteria San Giorgio (3-min walk).
  • Is an airport shuttle service offered by L'Antica Bifore?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 65 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at L'Antica Bifore and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby activities such as hiking and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 59 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great looking medieval property! Comfortable. Great access to shops and station.Would reccomend! Owner flexible and knowledgable of area!
gb3 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Traditional tower house accommodation
The accommodation is in an old tower house which was so interesting to see. Our room was at the back overlooking a quiet square with a lovely bathroom with stonework everywhere. Just lovely. Our friends were in the front and for them their experience was not the same. A very noisy street until 4.00am and then the street cleaners and a stall setting up meant they had no sleep, meanwhile we were happily unaware of this. The breakfast in the morning was quite basic with a selection of danish and croissant. Maybe some more traditional Italian meats and cheeses with fresh fruit would have been a nice addition. Hard though when there are only 4 rooms as you could have a lot of wasted uneaten food. My husband and I were happy with the choice offered. The location is ideal. We were dropped off outside the door in a taxi and collected at the same point. Restaurants, the walls and all the sights are walking distance. A beautiful property in a stunning location. Lucca was a delightful visit and we are so pleased we added it to our stay.
Sarah, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Beautifully restored - l’Antica Bifore is a gorgeous property set on the first floor of the building. High ceilings, original features and Italianate decor. The shared entrance/breakfast room has a stunning stone fireplace and chandelier. Our room had an enormous mullioned window offering a stunning view of the church opposite and the street below. Yes, a little noisy - because it is set in the heart of Lucca, but we felt this was atmospheric and being so central means you are close to everything for sightseeing, restaurants and bars. Our room was beautifully decorated and styled with antique furniture and the bed was extremely comfortable. Our hosts Stefano and Brid were a wealth of helpful information - what charming people! They are extremely knowledgeable about Lucca and gave us invaluable advice and tips for our visit, including a restaurant recommendation where we had an amazing meal in traditional Lucchese style. Lucca is a special place for us - we will return and when we do, we would definitely stay at l’Antica Bifore again.
gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
The medieval high ceilings, stone arches and decor were very nice. Free coffee. Great location.
gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
top hotel right in the center of town....very convenient. ........very helpfull staff
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great little guest house in a great location. Friendly owners who made us feel very welcome. Quite noisy on the street but it didn't disturb our toddler and we were only there one night so not too much of a problem .
gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Historic house right in the centre of Lucca.
Situated on Lucca's Bond Street, so great for window shopping and handy for everything. Good restaurants very close. Owners could not be more helpful. Interior decoration spectacular.
Roddy&Bridget, gb5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
We stayed for 2 nights in mid-December and Stefano and Bríd couldn't have been more accommodating. We needed to change our booking to stay an extra night due to work commitments, and they were amazingly helpful and hospitable. The guesthouse is beautiful, with large comfortable rooms and useful amenities like a coffee maker, wifi etc. We loved our two nights here. Stefano gave us some helpful suggestions for places to eat and things to see, which were great - we ended up at one of his recommended restaurants two nights in a row! Lucca is beautiful and we enjoyed exploring during the bustle of Christmas, but without many tourists.
Simone, ie1 night trip
Fair 4.0
I'm surprised by all of the positive reviews here. It's a charming place in a good location but overall disappointing. It's way too loud to sleep at night. The beds are old and uncomfortable. The sheets were old and stained, it looked like old blood splatter on the sheets. Breakfast was just coffee and a few bad pastries. It's not a hotel, it's an apartment with separated rooms. Defiantly needs better beds and fresh sheets and towels.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
I absolutely loved this hotel!! Its medieval look and feel was something completely new to me!! And the fact that they only have 4 rooms, you definitely feel catered to. Plus there arent a lot of people making noise etc... the rooms had amazing windows with super high ceilings... And!! It was in the heart of the town!!! I will absolutely stay here again.
us1 night romance trip

L'Antica Bifore