Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence

  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
  • Villa San Michele Gallery - Europe: Florence - VSM
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Insider Tip
  • From 29 April through 30 September, the Villa San Michele operates a complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the Piazza della Republica in Florence's old town center. This shuttle service runs into the evening allowing guests more time to explore and enjoy Florence.
Hotel Overview
  • Panoramic Tuscan views
    Nestled on the hill of Fiesole, this former monastery overlooks Florence and the surrounding Arno Valley.
  • Antique furniture, minibars, internet
    Each of the 45 rooms is unique; some rooms have terraces and expansive views; others, fireplaces and custom-made and antique furniture.
  • Historic Landmark
    This well-preserved landmark features 17th-century frescoes, gardens, intimate cloisters, and panoramic views.

Location:

VIA DOCCIA 4
Florence - Fiesole, 50014
Italy

Region: 
  • Florence
  • Airport:

    Florence Peretola Airport FLR
  • Many of the guestrooms and suites offer views of Florence and the Arno valley, Jacuzzi bath and private Terraces. Business-friendly rooms are equipped with dial-up Internet access, desks, and direct-dial phones. Family friendly connecting rooms feature a private terrace or garden with dedicated equipment for tots and children. All accommodations offer color satellite TV and pay movies, Air Conditioning, and towel warmer, in addition to all of the charm unique to a 15th century former monastery. Additional comforts are available upon request such as extra towels and bedding, iron & ironing board.
  • Double for Single Use -

    Double for Single Use Rooms are tastefully appointed with walnut or cherry custom-made furniture. Some overlook the Cloister or the cypress trees in the wooded park. Handmade parchment lampshades, carpets, curtains of the finest cotton and upholstery offer color schemes dominated by warm pastels.

  • Classic Room -

    Double and twin bedding available. Located in the main building with views of the cloisters, gardens, or Florence. Tastefully appointed with walnut or cherry custom-made furniture, each of these rooms features king, queen or twin beds. A number of the Classic Rooms look onto the intimate Cloister which accommodates the bar, discreetly visible through the glass roof, or at the soaring cypress trees intertwined with creeping roses and wisteria. With restored original touches, each room weaves romance and history into wonderful ambient surrounding within this grand building.

  • Superior -

    Tastefully appointed with walnut or cherry custom-made furniture, some of these rooms look onto the intimate cloister, which accommodates the bar, discreetly visible through the glass roof, and allows its use in any season, or at the soaring cypress trees intertwined with creeping roses and wisteria. Handmade parchment lampshades, carpets in sober colors, curtains of the finest cotton and upholstery in elegant symbiosis, with the color schemes dominated by warm pastels.

  • Deluxe -

    Deluxe Rooms offer a breathtaking view of Florence or the Italian Garden and wooded park. All are exquisitely appointed in a unique style with antique furniture. Bathrooms feature Carrara marble double vanities, separate toilets, walk-in showers, heated towel racks and magnifying mirror for shaving and make-up.

  • Junior Suite Superior -

    Enjoying stunning views of Florence, the old monastery building and the immaculate Italian Gardens of the Villa, these Junior Suite Superior units are spacious and elegantly appointed. Access is through a wall-to-wall glass door which, when completely open, expands the suites' spaciousness towards the intimate terrace. Bathrooms are incredibly spacious at 22 sqm/237 sqf, which includes walk-in shower and separate toilet, and feature a bathtub, his and hers double marble vanities conveniently set opposite the open to view his and hers armoire, to secure space and comfort for both. The shower space is itself unusually large, measuring 2.5 sqm/27 sqf and featuring floor-to-ceiling pink Carrara marble.

  • Junior Suite Deluxe -

    Enjoying stunning views of Florence, the old monastery building and the immaculate Italian Gardens of the Villa, these deluxe Junior Suites are spacious and elegantly appointed. Access is through a wall-to-wall glass door which, when completely open, expands the suites' spaciousness towards the intimate terrace. Bathrooms are incredibly spacious, which includes walk-in shower and separate toilet, and feature a bathtub, his and hers double marble vanities conveniently set opposite the open to view his and hers armoire, to secure space and comfort for both. The shower space is itself unusually large, floor-to-ceiling pink Carrara marble.

  • Junior Suite Executive -

    Junior Suite Executive units are categorized into 3 different types, available on request basis and at the same pricing.

  • Suite -

    Suite units are categorized into 2 different types each available on request basis and at the same pricing.

  • Garden Suite -

    Very special and large Suites located in the Garden of the Villa with private terrace and a fantastic view over Florence. Beautifully appointed and recently renovated these suites offer separate living rooms and have all comforts. All are exquisitely appointed in a unique style with antique furniture. Bathrooms feature Carrara marble double vanities, separate toilets, walk-in showers, heated towel racks and magnifying mirror for shaving and make-up.

  • Presidential Suite -

    This is the largest suite with a prime location in the 17th century Limonaia, the former orangerie of the convent. It occupies the upper floor and is composed of one bedroom with a large sitting room and oversized luxury bathroom. The apartment is composed of a bedroom and a large sitting room both facing Florence and beautifully decorated in Tuscan renaissance style. It has all comforts and a in-room kitchenette. This suite has a private garden with a natural water spring and a fully furnished terrace where guests can relax after visiting Florence.

Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bidet
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Direct-dial phone
  • DVD player
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Multi-line phone
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Television
  • Tub only
  • Turndown service
  • VCR
  • Wake-up calls
Property Amenities
  • Ideally situated on a Hillside near the village of Fiesole, Villa San Michele offers amazing views of Florence and the Arno Valley. The splendid location offers solitude with convenient proximity to the treasures and beauty of Florence.
    Villa San Michele offers daily transportation to and from central Florence, only 8 kilometers away, via shuttle bus

    Formerly a 15th century Franciscan monastery, the Villa San Michele's facade was designed by Michelangelo, this unique property offer 46 rooms and Suites and has been designated a monument by the Italian national trust.

    The Villa offers a true renaissance experience complete with antique furnishings and upscale dining at the Loggia Restaurant are elevated with captivating views of the Arno Valley. The restaurant also features a children's menu specially created by the chef.

    The Villa San Michele welcomes children and families and offers many services for families and children including the Smile Club offering supervised activities for children, the Young Chef's Acadamy where children can learn the secrets of Italian cuisine, and a special Kid's Concierge.

    The following list of amenities are available on-site. Fees may apply.

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Babysitting/Childcare
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business services
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge services
  • Conference room(s)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Fitness equipment
  • Garden
  • Internet access in public areas - dial-up
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Meeting room(s) (small groups)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking (free)
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Secretarial services
  • Spa services on site
  • Suitable for children
  • Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
  • Translation services
  • Video library
Number of floors: 
  • 2
Number of rooms: 
  • 21
Number of suites: 
  • 25
Number of buildings/towers: 
  • 3
Policies
  • Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
    All rates are subject to availability.

  • American Express
  • Carte Blanche
  • Diners Club
  • JCB International
  • MasterCard
  • Small pets only
  • Visa
Check-in time: 
  • 2 PM
Check-out time: 
  • 12 PM
Dining
  • A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

  • Loggia Terrace Restaurant
    This restaurant's elegant loggia, its arched portals framed with Roman shades, affords spectacular views of Florence and the surrounding Arno Valley. Traditional Tuscan cuisine is featured, with an emphasis on homemade pasta, mushrooms, and meat In fair weather, guests dine al fresco on the sheltered loggia at tables dressed with creamy linens and fresh flowers; in cooler months, they linger in the glass-roofed Cloister or the Cenacolo room, with its massive fireplace.
  • Terrace Bar
    Piano music plays until midnight at the Terrace Bar, one of the hotel's three cocktail lounges. Drinks are also available at the cocktail bar in the small cloister of the monastery, as well as the pool bar overlooking Florence.
Recreation
  • Beautifully-maintained gardens and woodlands surround the property, making the hotel an ideal outpost for strolling, hiking, and mountain biking. Outdoor enthusiasts may rent bikes to explore the surrounding foothills, and horseback riding may be arranged at Cascine Park, 5 miles from the hotel. A small fitness center with cardiovascular and weight machines is on site, as well as an 82-foot seasonal pool, which affords majestic views of Florence and the Arno Valley. Tennis and golf are accessible nearby. A shuttle service to central Florence offers access to the historic city's museums, boutiques, and restaurants.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Mountain biking
  • Running track/path
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
Special Offer Details
European Riches 2013
4 nights from $2919 per person
Save up to Value Added

What's Included?
  • European Riches 2013
  • Daily American breakfast
  • Personal note from the General Manager
  • Fresh flowers and fruit in room upon arrival
  • Complimentary one-category room upgrade subject to availability at check-in
  • Free WiFi internet service in room.

Available Room Types:
Classic Double Room
Superior Double Room
Deluxe Double Room
Superior Junior Suite
Deluxe Junior Suite
Executive Junior Suite
Suite
Garden Suite
Limonaia Suite

Important Dates:
Book from 11/01/2012 through 10/01/213
Travel from 05/17/2013 through 10/05/2013
Blackout Dates: 07/14/13 - 09/05/13
Minimum Night Stay: 4

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Offers valid on new bookings only. Prices shown are per-person, land only based upon double occupancy, except if expressly noted otherwise on the offer. Offers are subject to availability at time of booking and may be changed or discontinued at any time without notice. Blackout dates, minimum night stays, minimum stay requirements on air, seasonal surcharges, resort fees (if any), and other restrictions may also apply. Individual offers may require purchase of Travel Smart Plan or travel waiver. Offers are not valid for Group Travel. Some booking and travel dates may vary. Other promotions and departure dates available which may result in a different rate and/or hotel inclusion. Customer may be responsible for hotel taxes and fees on free nights and other offers, where applicable. Ask your Travel Specialist for details. Classic Vacations CST# 2079429-20

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