Ostello San Frediano
The Youth Hostel San Frediano is located in the very heart of the old town.
Our beautiful building was recently restored and can host up to 140 people in comfortable rooms spread across three floors. It also has a restaurant where breakfast and dinner are served, as well as garden with an amazing view to the ancient city walls.
There is free parking and free Wi-Fi for guests, plus a restaurant and bar service on the ground floor. Linens are included in the price, with towels available for rent.
During your stay, you can relax in one of our four large common rooms, watching TV or reading a book and enjoy the atmosphere of a peaceful place. You can also visit the town and its major interesting landmarks, which are just a short walk away.
Lucca is a perfect base for touring all around Tuscany, being a short distance from Florence, Pisa, Viareggio and the coast, Siena and San Gimignano.
Please note, if you are not a member of Hostelling International there is an extra charge of €3 per person per night, payable upon arrival. Once you’ve stayed for six nights at a HI Hostel you become a HI member, and no extra charges apply for future stays.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Bicycle parking
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Safe Deposit Box
- Towels For Hire
- Wheelchair Friendly
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
No smoking inside the hostel.
Free wifi. Restaurant and bar service on the ground floor and in the garden.
Private parking for guests
The local authorities have approved the application of a STAY TAX for all guests located in Lucca, starting from April 1st 2013
â�¬ 1,00 per night per person, per max 3 night. Under 14 excluded.
To stay at the hostel you must have the Aig or Hostelling international member card; you can do it online or directly at the hostel.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
On the Motorway A11 – Firenze- Pisa Nord, exit Lucca Est
At the roundabout turn LEFT (follow the signs to the town centre)
Go straight ahead, over the bridge and again straight ahead along the ring around the city walls. Your entrance is Gate Santa Maria, then turn RIGHT and the hostel is after 50 m. We have a parking for guests (Free)
The town centre is restricted traffic zone, however guests can reach the youth hostel by car. Upon check in they will be asked identification data about their car (number plate and kind), to inform the local Administration.
At Lucca Station you can walk (20 min approx) go left outside the station and walk until Gate San Pietro, go inside the walls and walk straight through Napoleone Square until you hit San Michele Square, then turn right and then take the next road to your left, Via Fillungo, and walk until San Frediano Square, the hostel is next to the church of San Frediano. Otherwise you can catch bus n° 1 or 2 outside the station going to the city centre, stop in San Frediano. Taxis are also available at the average cost of Euro 7 – 10 depending on the traffic.
The Hostel is located inside the old town centre, next to the city walls. We have a beautiful garden and a private parking. Approximate distance from train station: 15 minutes by walk
Approximate distance from bus station: 10 minutes by walk