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Villa Florentine

5.0 of 5 25 Montee Saint-Barthelemy, 69005 Lyon, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed here several times, the rooms do vary as this is an old monestry on a hillside overlooking Lyon. The building is very interesting & the staff excellent. The restaurant serves fantastic food , but a little on the expensive side. We chose the Italien set menu as it was reasonably priced & the chef has Italien blood.... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had long wanted to visit Lyon, France's second largest city, with its combination of interesting sightseeing and great food. Well, our selection of the Villa Florentine made our stay even more pleasant and memorable! As soon as we arrived, the charming concierge, Anne Christensen, took us out on the balcony to enjoy a drink and the gorgeous view. She... More

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Maspeth, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were excited to see our room after checking in at the hotel's beautiful lobby and seeing the great views from their balcony. We had booked a suite so expected the best they had to offer but after going down one elevator, down a long corridor and up another elevator, we were shown to Room 26. The room was large,... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The title says it all. Every view from the hotel's public spaces is breathtaking. The hotel, a former convent, sits high on a hill overlooking Lyon. We stayed in a junior suite, which was a bit of a splurge, but our room had three giant windows with French doors that we were able to fling open due to the fabulous... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Excellent Hotel and restaurant in Lyon. Suites are big and comfortable, staff extremely kind and helpful. Breakfast is very good, and restaurant is ideal for an exquisite dinner. Even if a little apart from the center, is not so distant, at walkable distance (even if you decide to return by cab), and view it is amazing.

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Relations C, Directeur général at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for such an outstanding comment on our property. It comforts us in our strive to achieve excellence in service at Villa Florentine. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, Gilles COTILLARD Directeur de l’Hôtel Relais et châteaux Villa Florentine More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A beautiful lobby and a wonderful concierge but that's really where the quality ends...We could not get a room service meal on Sunday night, Wifi was useless and the room very average. This is an expensive hotel and really just not good enough. A great location however and the petite fours were exceptional, but it doesn't really make up for... More

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Relations C, Directeur général at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am very pleased to read that you enjoyed the quality and the setting of our property as well as the service deliverd by our staff. In order to constantly improve the quality of our services, we pay special attention to your comments and suggestions so we are happy to inform you that we are improving our WiFi... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and the service was first class. All of the staff went out of their way to make your stay perfect. The rooms were very nice maybe a bit dated for my taste but no problem. The view from the pool is amazing. I normally do not pay for breakfast but this is the one... More

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Relations C, Directeur général at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your satisfaction about your stay in our property. We truly appreciate your feedback. It was a real pleasure welcoming you and we look forward to accomodate you and family during your next stay in Lyon. Kindest regards Gilles Cotillard Directeur More

Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Villa Florentine is truly superb....location, history, suites, art collection, food and service, outstanding views.....it truly has it all. right above the old city, short walks to everything. the Terraces are a superb dining experience (book early).

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Relations C, Directeur général at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so very much for such an outstanding comment on our property. It comforts us in our strive to achieve excellence in service at Villa Florentine. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards, M. Cotillard. More

Paris, France
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My wife and I spent the weekend in Lyon and stayed at Villa Florentine. Staff, service, room, ammenities....it has everything you would want in addition to the amazing view of the city. Of course, you are paying for all of this splendor. If cost is no option then this is the place to stay in Lyon. You are right above... More

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Relations C, Responsable réception at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to give us your impressions on our property. We truly appreciate your feedback. It was a pleasure welcoming you and we hope to exceed your expectations once again during your next stay with us. Kindest regards, Morgan. More

miss303
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I stayed here for one night for a birthday treat to myself. It was amazing. Expensive but amazing. I had a standard size room which was large and well decorated. The welcome home made treats were awesome! The open air pool and Jacuzzi was perfect on a sunny day and the bar overlooked the city too. The cocktails and accompanying... More

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Relations C, Gérant at Villa Florentine, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you very much for your comment. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and all services we offer. I hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards Gilles COTILLARD Directeur Relais et Châteaux Villa Florentine More

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Address: 25 Montee Saint-Barthelemy, 69005 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon > Vieux Lyon - Quarantaine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Florentine 5*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Villa Florentine Hotel Lyon
Florentine Hotel Lyon

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