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Grand Universe the first luxury hotel in Lucca

The hotel overlooks the most beautiful piazza in Lucca, Piazza Napoleone

LUCCA, ITALY: At the upcoming Grand Universe Lucca, the hotel’s past will live on in the present, allowing guests to be immersed in an evocative atmosphere that is steeped in history, where the classic and the modern come together.

Proper words about a new hotel, certainly when Grand Universe isn´t about to be open before last quarter of 2019. Meanwhile the construction is going on to transform an old hotel into a first five-star luxury hospitality in the historic  center of Lucca.

Piazza Napoleone

The hotel overlooks two of the most beautiful piazzas in Lucca, Piazza Napoleone with a name from the times of Napoleon´s rule, once home to Elisa Bonaparte, the emperpr´s sister. The Grand Universe is few steps away from medieval buildings and churches in this history-rich town.

Renovation and traditions

New generation. The hotels past lives in the present. Since 1857 this building has been a destination for poets, philosophers and artists from Italy and abroad. Now the hotel prepare to host a whole new generation after undergoing a renovation that respects traditions of a town that was the capital of silk-making in ancient times.

Grand Universe Lucca is part of a Marriott Group brand, a group of boutique hotels, historic residents and urban resorts

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Gudmund Lindbaek
Gudmund Lindbaek
Journalist founded King Goya a few years back. Always traveling the world. Meeting people, local food and engaging stories are my passion. I don´t collect countries or require gorilla-stalking in Africa. I just want a tiny slice of adventure to be alive, and then excited to return home.

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