BEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Guinigi
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsBEST WESTERN Grand Hotel Guinigi Lucca
This hotel was clean and neat. It was not in the center of Lucca. You needed to take a cab into Lucca if you wanted to spend any free time walking around. We booked the Tuscan Dinner excursion that day, so it really didn't affect our stay.
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