Villa San Michele - Florence

Via Doccia, 4, Florence, Italy, 50014  show map
 5 stars
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Villa San Michele - Florence

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Poolside snack bar

Editorial review:

This hotel has very high rates, but it's worth it, according to some guests. It's a converted former monastery in the Fiesole hills dating back to the 15th century. The rooms are splendid and unique. The service is flawless, the setting is romantic, and the restaurant has absolutely delicious Italian fare.

Overview

Famous as former monastery, the Villa San Michele Hotel is located on a hilltop among trees and terraced gardens, with amazing views of Florence and the Arno Valley below. The place first opened its doors in the 15th century and its Renaissance elegancy and style are perfectly in tune with its surroundings among greatest cathedrals and galleries, the famous Capannelle Vineyard and Farmhouse is just 20 minutes drive from the hotel.

The hotel was newly reopened on November 2010 to offer guests state of the art amenities and facilities. Its territory comprises fully-equipped business center with modern communications and audio-visual presentation equipment, a health club with heated swimming pool with view across the Arno Valley and Florence, small gym and massage service.

The Villa San Michele offers 46 well-decorated rooms, including 25 spacious suites and junior suites, with unique style and antique furnishings. Rooms feature a king or queen bed or twin beds, bar, large bathrooms, air conditioning and heating, and a phone and internet access. Both business and leisure travelers will find their perfect place to stay.

The 16th-century on-site Loggia Restaurant offers a menu of typical Tuscan cuisine of the region which combines new food trends with traditional country food like homemade pasta, mushrooms. The Villa's three bars, the Pool Bar, the Small Cloister Bar and the Loggia Bar, serve classic cocktails, vintage liquors and light snacks.

The hotel is only 8km from Florence and provides a free shuttle bus to and from it daily. The Villa San Michele is just 10km from Florence Airport, 72km away from Pisa International Airport, and 115km away from Bologna Airport. Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.

The staff at the hotel speaks English, French, Spanish, Italiano.

Year renovated   2011.  Number of rooms   45.

Rooms

The hotel includes double classic room, with either a king or queen bed or twin beds, bar, double superior, with view either of the courtyard or the countryside, a large marble bathroom and separate shower, double deluxe room, with a breathtaking view of Florence or the Italian Garden, bathrooms feature Carrara marble double vanities, separate toilets, walk-in showers, heated towel racks and magnifying mirror for shaving and make-up, touch control central air conditioning and heating, video and fax/modem facilities with multinational plugs, the chapel, that is a fully restored chapel, with the hotel's most private and secluded room, a true honeymooners' hideaway, the terrace.

Dining options

The 16th century on-site Loggia Restaurant offers a menu of typical Tuscan cuisine of the region which combines new food trends with traditional country food like homemade pasta, mushrooms. The restaurant comprises the terrace for a relaxing lunch or dinner in the warm sunshine. The magnificent rooms inside, Chiostro and Cenacolo, are unique, historic settings to enjoy sumptuous delicacies and are a good fit in early spring and autumn. For private events, the Ristorante Antico and the Cenacolo rooms offer a truly unbelievable aura.

The Villa's three bars serve classic cocktails, vintage liquors and light snacks. The Loggia bar is a popular guest point for evening cocktails, while enjoying the amazing views of Florence and the Arno Valley. Also a pianist plays from 7pm until midnight during the warmer season. The Small Cloister bar boasts a glass roof and is furnished in antique style being a right place to relax after a busy day. They are open from 10am until 1am, and snacks are served from 11.30am to 7.30pm. A late supper menu is served from 11.30pm to 1am. The Pool bar, beside the panoramic pool, serves cocktails, lunch al fresco or a light snack. It is open from 10am until 7pm, and lunch is served from 12.30pm to 3.30pm.

The hotel Villa San Michele serves a buffet breakfast for free.  At the hotel Villa San Michele guests are invited to a american breakfast served for free. 

Services

The Villa San Michele Hotel comprises fully-equipped business center with modern communications and audio-visual presentation equipment, including overhead projector, easel with flip chart, Kodak carousel projector with screen, supported by professional secretarial back-up. The business space can fit up to 50 delegates inside and 120 outside for your business event. Also business trasvellers will find a phone and internet access in their rooms for a comfortable stay.

Leisure

The Villa San Michele is made for relaxation: the health club with heated swimming pool above the gardens with view across the Arno Valley and Florence, small gym and massage service are at your disposal. Among the garden umbrellas, a pool snack bar serves tasty lunches and snacks.

For the adventurous, mountain bikes are available for trips to Fiesole or Florence, where cyclists will find excellent cycle lanes and pedestrian areas and horse riding available at the Cascine Park. Extra fee is required. Local golf clubs offer championship-quality courses, there are tennis facilities nearby, or you can hop on a horse and enjoy a scenic trek through the glorious Tuscan countryside.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free public hotel parking is possible on site.

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Bank service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area
  • Parlor

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • In-room movies
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPad
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Doccia, 4, Florence, Italy, 50014

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City Center
  • Florence
    3.1 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Campo di Marte Station
    2.1 mi
  • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
    3.0 mi
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Perseus (cuisine: Italian)
    2100 ft
  • India (cuisine: Indian)
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    45

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Rooms and availability

The hotel includes double classic room, with either a king or queen bed or twin beds, bar, double superior, with view either of the courtyard or the countryside, a large marble bathroom and separate shower, double deluxe room, with a breathtaking view of Florence or the Italian Garden, bathrooms feature Carrara marble double vanities, separate toilets, walk-in showers, heated towel racks and magnifying mirror for shaving and make-up, touch control central air conditioning and heating, video and fax/modem facilities with multinational plugs, the chapel, that is a fully restored chapel, with the hotel's most private and secluded room, a true honeymooners' hideaway, the terrace.

Villa San Michele Classic Double Room RoomVilla San Michele Classic Double Room RoomVilla San Michele Classic Double Room Double Room
Classic Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 270 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
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    Villa San Michele Classic Lower Floors Double Room
    Classic Lower Floors Double Room
    Bed type: Double or Twin beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    Located on the first or second floor of the villa, with views of the cloister. Offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a plasma-screen TV with CD and DVD player. No extra bed.

    Room facilities
      Villa San Michele Garden Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Garden Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Garden Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Garden Suite Suite
      Garden Suite
      Bed type: King or Twin beds
      Size: 650 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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        Villa San Michele Superior Double Room Double SuperiorVilla San Michele Superior Double Room RoomVilla San Michele Superior Double Room Room
        Superior Double Room
        Bed type: King or Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 325 sq. feet
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        Rooms are 30 square metres.

        Room facilities
          Villa San Michele Superior Lower Floors Triple Room
          Superior Lower Floors Triple Room
          Bed type: Triple
          Size: 325 sq. feet
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          Located on the first or second floor of the villa, with views of the cloister or the countryside. Offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a plasma-screen TV with CD and DVD player. No extra bed.

          Room facilities
            Villa San Michele Superior Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Superior Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Superior Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Superior Junior Suite Suite
            Superior Junior Suite
            Bed type: Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
            Size: 380 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            Located in the villa's landscaped grounds, this suite offer a terrace overlooking the Arno Valley and the private garden. Each unit offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a plasma-screen TV with CD and DVD player.

            Room facilities
              Villa San Michele Deluxe Double Room GardenVilla San Michele Deluxe Double Room Deluxe DoubleVilla San Michele Deluxe Double Room Room
              Deluxe Double Room
              Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
              Size: 270 sq. feet
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                Villa San Michele Deluxe Lower Floors Double RoomVilla San Michele Deluxe Lower Floors Double Room
                Deluxe Lower Floors Double Room
                Bed type: Double or Twin beds
                Size: 270 sq. feet
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                • Air conditioning
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                Located on the first or second floor of the villa, with views of Florence or the garden. Offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a plasma-screen TV with CD and DVD player. The bathroom features a double basin, a vanity mirror, and a heated towel rack. No extra bed.

                Room facilities
                  Villa San Michele Deluxe Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Deluxe Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Deluxe Suite Suite
                  Deluxe Suite
                  Bed type: King Size bed
                  Size: 650 sq. feet
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                  • Shower
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                    Villa San Michele Deluxe Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Deluxe Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Deluxe Junior Suite Suite
                    Deluxe Junior Suite
                    Bed type: Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
                    Size: 435 sq. feet
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                    • Free Wi-Fi
                    • Air conditioning
                    • Private bathroom
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                    Located in the villa's landscaped grounds, this suite features glass doors opening onto a terrace with views of the main building and the garden. Each unit offers free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and a plasma-screen TV with CD and DVD player.

                    Room facilities
                      Villa San Michele Executive Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Executive Junior Suite SuiteVilla San Michele Executive Junior Suite Suite
                      Executive Junior Suite
                      Bed type: Twin beds or Double Bed or 2 Single beds
                      Size: 485 sq. feet
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                        Panoramic Villa
                        Bed type: Twin beds
                        Size: 2050 sq. feet
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                          Villa San Michele Panoramic Suite Pool viewVilla San Michele Panoramic Suite Pool viewVilla San Michele Panoramic Suite Suite
                          Panoramic Suite
                          Bed type: Twin beds
                          Size: 865 sq. feet
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                            Villa San Michele Panoramic Two-Bedroom Suite Pool viewVilla San Michele Panoramic Two-Bedroom Suite Pool viewVilla San Michele Panoramic Two-Bedroom Suite Suite
                            Panoramic Two-Bedroom Suite
                            Bed type: Twin beds
                            Size: 1500 sq. feet
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                              How to reach hotel

                              hotel Villa San Michele - Florence Florence location
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                              Hotel Address:

                              Via Doccia, 4, Florence, Italy, 50014

                              Get directions
                              City Center
                              • Florence
                                3.1 mi
                              Airports
                              Train Stations
                              • Campo di Marte Station
                                2.1 mi
                              • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                                3.0 mi
                              • Bus stop
                                400 ft
                              Restaurants
                              • Perseus (cuisine: Italian)
                                2100 ft
                              • India (cuisine: Indian)
                                1800 ft
                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  2 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Year renovated:
                                2011
                              • Number of rooms:
                                45

                              Hotel Awards

                              ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceVilla San Michele

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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                              What's nearby

                              What's nearby.

                              Since the Villa San Michele Hotelis just 8km from Florence, guests are welcome to visit its sights, different fashionable stores, malls, museums. The Ugolino golf course is located only 45 minutes from the hotel, horse riding available at the Cascine Park is just 5km away. Famous Capannelle Vineyard and Farmhouse can be a perfect place for excursions where you can gain a lot of interesting about its history and is based just 20 minutes drive from the hotel.

                              Tourist attractions

                              Places of interest

                              • Via Cavour Firenze - 2.5 mi
                              • I Mosaici di Lastrucci - 2.9 mi
                              • Catedral de Santa María del Fiore - 2.9 mi
                              • Campanille di Giotto - 2.9 mi
                              • Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore - 2.9 mi
                              • CHIESA SANTA CROCE - 2.9 mi

                              Train stations

                              • Campo di Marte Station - 2.1 mi

                              Convention centers

                              • Palazzo dei Congressi - 2.7 mi
                              • Fortezza da Basso - 2.9 mi

                              Sport related

                              • Artemio Franchi stadium - 1.7 mi

                              Shopping areas

                              • The Market of San Lorenzo - 2.7 mi

                              Monuments and Landmarks

                              Stadiums

                              • Nelson Mandela Forum - 1.9 mi

                              Museums

                              • Galería de la Academia - 2.5 mi
                              • San Marco Museum - 2.5 mi
                              • Galleria dell'Accademia - 2.6 mi
                              • Accademia Gallery - 2.7 mi
                              • Casa Buonarroti - 2.8 mi
                              • Bargello - 2.9 mi

                              Local Attractions

                              • San Domenico Fiesole - 1.2 mi
                                Via San Domenico, Fiesole
                              • Bandini Museum (Museo Bandini) - 1.7 mi
                                Via Dupre 1, Fiesole
                              • Villa Gamberaia - 2.1 mi
                                Via del Rossellino, 72, Florence
                              • La Dolce Vita - 1.7 mi
                                Via Giovanni Boccaccio 29\a, Certaldo
                              • Giardini di Villa Gamberaia - 2.0 mi
                                Via Del Rossellino 25, Florence

                              Near the hotel

                              • Cathedral San Romolo - 2100 ft
                                Piazza Mino, Fiesole
                              • Parco di Montececeri - 3400 ft
                                Fiesole, via Cave Maiano, Fiesole

                              Restaurants Nearby

                              • Perseus - 2100 ft

                                Address: Viale Don Minzoni, 10
                                Phone: 055588226

                                68% likes this, based on 884 reviews
                                Cuisine: Italian
                                Price Range: USD 39 - USD 151

                              • Alcedo - 1900 ft

                                Address: Via Gramsci, 39
                                Phone: 05559349

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                              • Aurora - 2100 ft

                                Address: 39 Piazza Mino

                              • India - 1800 ft

                                Address: Via Gramsci 43a
                                Phone: 055599900

                                53% likes this, based on 114 reviews
                                Cuisine: Indian
                                Price Range: USD 22 - USD 44

                              • Casa Del Popolo - 2000 ft

                                Address: Via Matteotti Giacomo, 29
                                Phone: 055597002

                                83% likes this, based on 25 reviews
                                Cuisine: Italian

                              Getting there.

                              The Villa San Michele Hotel is located on a hilltop amid lush trees and terraced gardens, with amazing views of Florence and the Arno Valley below. The hotel is only 8km from Florence and provides a free shuttle bus to and from it daily. The Villa San Michele is just 10km from Florence Airport, 72km away from Pisa International Airport, and 115km away from Bologna Airport. Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station is a 15 minute drive from the hotel.

                              Getting around.

                              The hotel is only 8km from Florence and provides a free shuttle bus to and from it daily. Shuttle bus runs between the hotel and La Repubblica Square in front of La Rinascente department store in Florence's historic and shopping centre.The Villa San Michele is just 10km from Florence Airport, or 20 minutes drive, 72km away, or 1 hour drive, from Pisa International Airport, and 115km away from Bologna Airport. Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station is a 15 minute drive from the hotel. The Hotel can arrange a private car and English speaking driver on request. Free on-site parking is available.

                              Hotel information
                              • Check-In:
                                from  2 pm
                              • Check-Out:
                                until  12 pm
                              • Year renovated:
                                2011
                              • Number of rooms:
                                45

                              Hotel Awards

                              ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceVilla San Michele

                              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                              Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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                              Villa San Michele Reviews

                              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Villa San Michele

                              Average guest rating

                              8.8out of 10
                              Exceptional
                              Based on 29 reviews

                              Rating by category:

                              Service
                              9.3
                              Value
                              8.1
                              Location
                              9.7
                              Rooms
                              8.5

                              Individual guest reviews

                                How to reach hotel

                                hotel Villa San Michele - Florence Florence location
                                Show big map »

                                Hotel Address:

                                Via Doccia, 4, Florence, Italy, 50014

                                Get directions
                                City Center
                                • Florence
                                  3.1 mi
                                Airports
                                Train Stations
                                • Campo di Marte Station
                                  2.1 mi
                                • Santa Maria Novella Train Station
                                  3.0 mi
                                • Bus stop
                                  400 ft
                                Restaurants
                                • Perseus (cuisine: Italian)
                                  2100 ft
                                • India (cuisine: Indian)
                                  1800 ft
                                Hotel information
                                • Check-In:
                                  from  2 pm
                                • Check-Out:
                                  until  12 pm
                                • Year renovated:
                                  2011
                                • Number of rooms:
                                  45

                                Hotel Awards

                                ItalianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedFlorenceVilla San Michele

                                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                                Best Luxury Hotels in Italy

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