Hotel Club I Pini - Residenza D'Epoca

The hotel was built in the Art Nouveau style and retains many original features and furniture from the early 20th century when the house was Galileo Chini’s much loved home.

Chini had the house built in 1914, and spent many summers there. The Hotel Residenza d’Epoca I Pini retains the ambience and decorative style of the painter’s original home. Our guests can enjoy the unique experience of living and sleeping surrounded by the Art Nouveau period.

The hotel is situated in Lido di Camaiore at 200 metres from the sea and the main attractions of the area are: shops, restaurants and clubs. Lido di Camaiore is also close to other famous towns along the Versilia coast such as Viareggio, Pietrasanta and Forte dei Marmi. You can easily reach these towns by cyling along the passeggiata or by car.

In 1907, Galileo Chini bought a pinewood in Lido di Camaiore, following the advice of his friend the painter Plinio Nomellini. In 1914, returning from his journey in Siam, Chini decided to build on the pinewood his summer residence which he called "La Casa delle Vacanze" (The Holidays House).

"La Casa delle Vacanze" is a simple and elegant villa decorated by Chini itself in pure Art Nouveau style. Represented many times in his paintings, the house became his refuge where he could live and work for long periods in an environment designed in according to his needs.

Among the famous personalities who attended the villa there were Eleonora Duse, Plinio Nomellini, Isadora Duncan and Giacomo Puccini, for whom he designed the scenography for Turandot, during his meetings with Puccini in the villa.

The villa has preserved some of its original furniture, and even today there are many works that can be admired inside the hotel, especially paintings, frescoes and ceramics.

The hotel has 22 rooms on 3 floors: 2 singles, 10 doubles, 3 triples, 3 quadruples, 3 Junior Suites, 1 Suites.

All rooms retain the charm of Galileo Chini’sresidence, keeping part of the original furniture furnishing but enhanced by modern comforts such as television, free internet access, air conditioning and heating with individual control, direct telephone, safe, bathroom with shower, hair dryer.

Hotel Club I Pini - Residenza D'Epoca

Via Roma, 43

55041 Lido di Camaiore  (LU)

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Camaiore, Lucca (Italy)