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Villa Florentine

5.0 of 5 25 Montee Saint-Barthelemy, 69005 Lyon, France
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Rome, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

after one night we wanted to get away from this place. we got VERY noise room ! we couldnt sleep during all night because of the loud cars ! at the same time you couldnt close the window because the room had no AC . I wonder how people can stay there in the summer??we waited 5 minutes for a... More 

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Los Angeles
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88 reviews 88 reviews
21 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The sheer physical beauty of the Hotel...high on the Fourviere Hill, already sets it apart from any other hotel in Lyon! Elegant, refined, very Italian, and quietly chic, the Villa Florentine is a perfect aerie and respite from a day of exploration. Although not particulary flashy, in fact could use a bit of an update ,Linens are of the highest... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for such a positive comment on our property. It comforts us in our everyday quest for excellence in service at Villa Florentine. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kindest regards Gilles Cotillard - General Manager More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

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

Dear Jane Thank you for having written your satisfaction on our service and our property. I am happy to note that you found the level of quality you expected in our Villa Florentine. I would be delighted to welcoming you back in Lyon. Gilles Cotillard - General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

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

Dear Steve Thank you for having posted your so nice comments on our property. Your satisfaction is all we need to try even harder to welcoming our guest the bestway we can. The whole Villa's team will be delighted to welcoming you soon in Lyon. Gilles Cotillard - General Manager More 

Maspeth, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

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

Dear Guest I would like first to thank you for having posted your comments on our property. We are happy to have convinced you to come back in la Villa Florentine on your next stay in Lyon. I am sorry to read that the suite you had did not match your expectations. All our rooms & suites are different and... More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

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

Dear Rachel We are delighted to read your very positive comments about our Villa Florentine. We are conscious to be very lucky to benefit from this amazing view over the medieval city roofs, and further on the whole city of Lyon. We work hard on improving our WiFi, wich is sometimes difficult according to the character of our 17th century... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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 

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Address: 25 Montee Saint-Barthelemy, 69005 Lyon, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Rhone > Lyon
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lyon
#2 Family Hotel in Lyon
#3 Business Hotel in Lyon
#6 Romantic Hotel in Lyon

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