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Belmond Villa San Michele

Florence, Italy

Description


A 15th century Franciscan monastery with amazing views of Florence and boasting a façade by Michelangelo – Belmond Villa San Michele, fully restored and voted one of the world's most beautiful hotels, promises a rare experience indeed. There can be no more quintessential Italian experience, than a stay here, especially if you opt for the Michelangelo Suite, the Limonaia Suite or the  Garden Suites. Alternatively, spalsh out and treat yourself to a stay at Villa Limonaia for a true villa-within-a-villa experience. Chianti, the Medici Villas, San Gimignano, Siena, the breathtaking Tuscan countryside with its picture-book villages and, of course, the Renaissance splendour of Florence, with its museums, churches, art galleries and designer shopping, are all on your doorstep.

Details:+
  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:Originally a 15th century Franciscan monastery
  • Feature:Learn about Italian cuisine at the superb cookery school
  • Rooms:45 rooms & suites
  • Location:Florence , Italy
  • Star rating:5 Star Deluxe
  • Nearest airport:Florence Airport
Villa San Michele Florence Exterior
Amenities
Location and transfer

20 minutes from Florence Airport by private car.

Pricing

Stay 3 nights from £805 p.p.(Low Season) and from £1,400 p.p. (High Season) in a Double Superioir Room, including breakfast & transfers. Flights available at an additional cost.  

Prices are For guidance only. They are subject To availability, change And current exchange rate. You will be advised Of the price Of the holiday that you wish To book before your contract Is confirmed.

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Accommodation:+

Rooms and suites feature air-conditioning with individual climate controls, safe deposit boxes (in most rooms), or valuables can be left at reception, cable and satellite television channels, with a selection of movies available from reception, DVD and CD players (in most rooms), complimentary wi-fi internet access, telephone with a separate line for modem or fax, most bathrooms have a separate bath and shower, and all are supplied with bathrobes, slippers and Bulgari amenities, a private bar, daily newspaper and a twice-daily house keeping service.

In addition, hypoallergenic pillows are available on request.

Double Classic Room:+
  • Facilities: Double Classic Rooms feature either a king-size bed or queen bed or twin beds. Decor includes
    custom-made wooden furniture, cream and warm pastel colours, handmade parchment lampshades and elegant upholstery.

    A number of Double Classic Rooms look onto the cloister, (which accommodates the bar), that is discreetly visible through the glass roof, or the soaring Cypress trees.
Double Room Superior:+
  • Room View: Courtyard or countryside
  • Facilities: Located in the original part of the building the spacious Double Superior Rooms feature large marble bathrooms with separate shower.
Double Room Deluxe:+
  • Room View: Florence or the Italian Garden and wooded park
  • Facilities: All rooms have touch control central air-conditioning and heating, video and fax/modem facilities with multi-national plugs and bathrooms with double vanities and walk-in showers.
Junior Suite Superior:+
  • Room View: The secluded gardens and the Arno Valley
  • Facilities: These spacious and elegant suites feature exceptional furnishings and secluded gardens, surrounded by laurel hedges to ensure the total privacy of each suite.
Junior Suite Deluxe:+
  • Room View: The old monastery building and the immaculate Italian gardens of the Villa
  • Facilities: Junior Suites Deluxe are spacious and elegantly appointed. Access is through a wall-to-wall glass door which opens out onto an intimate terrace.
Junior Suite Executive:+
  • Room View: Florence and the Italian Gardens
  • Facilities: These suites feature a spacious bathroom with walk-in shower, separate bath, double vanities and his and hers armoires.
Garden Suite:+
  • Room View: Views towards Florence
  • Facilities: Located in the garden of the Villa, these suites are beautifully appointed and offer a separate living room and a private terrace. One or two extra beds may be added in the lounge for children sharing the room with their parents.
Donatello Suite:+
  • Room View: Florence, the Arno Valley and the Italian garden
  • Facilities: Once the Prior's quarters, the Donatello Suite occupies a whole corner of the monastery and features a sitting room with an ornate corner fireplace that leads into an expansive bedroom with king-size bed, plus a breakfast table and armchairs.
Michelangelo Suite:+
  • Room View: Florence, the Arno Valley and the Chianti hills
  • Facilities: The largest and most romantic suite, the Michelangelo Suite stretches the whole length of the façade of the hotel and was once the monastery library. A dramatic stone fireplace dominates one of the walls in the spacious open-plan sleeping and sitting areas, while the suite also features a canopied, king-size bed, artworks and a bathroom with a bath and separate shower.
Limonaia Suite:+
  • Rooms: 1
  • Size: 92m
  • Room View: Florence and the surrounding hills
  • Facilities: Located in the 17th century 'Limonaia' (the former orangery of the convent), a separate building in the hotel's Italian gardens, the suite enjoys a prime location with a breathtaking view. It features one bedroom with king-size bed (twin beds available on request) a full marble bathroom and a terrace with a private plunge pool. An extra bed can be added on request. The suite can accommodate up to 4 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.

    On request, this apartment can be connected to a second suite, linked by a staircase, as well as a third suite via the garden, to create accommodation to suit families or groups of friends.
Villa Limonaia:+
  • Rooms: 1
  • Size: 270m²
  • Room View: Florence and the surrounding hills
  • Facilities: Located in the 17th century 'Limonaia' (the former orangerie of the monastery), a separate building in the hotel's Italian gardens, the villa enjoys a prime location with breathtaking views over Florence
Dining:+

La Loggia Restaurant:+
  • Cuisine: Tuscan cuisine - fresh pasta, mushrooms and meat
  • Setting: The XVI century elegant La Loggia Restaurant offers exceptional views over Florence. In late spring and summer La Loggia (Terrace) is the perfect place for a relaxing lunch or dinner in the warm sun.
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
The Pool Restaurant & Bar:+
  • Cuisine: Light lunches/snacks
  • Setting: Located beside the panoramic pool, with breathtaking views from the upper terrace of the Villa's gardens this is an idyllic place for a relaxing lunch or refreshing drinks.
  • Dress Code: Smart casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
Leisure:+
City Life

Belmond Villa San Michele is set in the stunning Tuscan countryside and provides a complimentary shuttle bus service to the historical city centre of Florence that takes just twelve minutes. 

Family

Children receive a welcome kit on arrival and there are a variety of DVDs available for them to watch.

The children's club, located in the gardens, offers supervised activities including pizza-making demonstrations, a tour in the secret gardens and painting. In addition, there is the renowned Cooking School that offers special classes for children on request. Babysitting is available on request, at an additional charge.

This is an independent review written by LuxuryBARED. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Elegant Resorts.

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