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Belmond Villa San Michele

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Doccia 4, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
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Ranked #1 of 11 Hotels in Fiesole
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This exclusive hotel is tucked into the side of a mountain and was once a 15th Century monastery. Old fresco's are still seen in the main building. The rooms in the main building are small so make sure you ask for one of the rooms built into the hillside underneath the lawn. Remember, Monks lived there for centuries! As you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was so lucky to spend 2 glorious nights at Villa San Michele and my only complaint is it just flew by too quickly. This place is just heaven and the chief really deserves a Michelin Star as I had the best White Truffle Risotto i've ever tasted. The quality of food, wine and impeccable service is 10/10 All the... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Fleur C, Thank you for your recent posting on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and that you found your room comfortable and luxurious. I sincerely thank you for you compliment to our Chef and staff and I will make sure to share your words with them. I am looking forward... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Villa San Michele, Our room was very spacious with a small private garden and an amazing view of Florence. The hotel is perfect if you want to avoid the heat and the crowd! The service was fantastic and they very happily accepted our tiny Chihuahua. Breakfast on the lovely terrace with stunning views of... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear ALaure13, Thank you for your recent posting on TripAdvisor. I am delighted to read your enthusiastic comments about the comfort of our rooms, the stunning views and that we succeeded in pampering even your little Chihuahua. We will certainly take into consideration all your points. I wish to welcome you again to Belmond Villa San Michele in the near... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We booked for 3 nights in July 2015, at a cost of almost 1000 euros per night, about 3 months ago, when we learnt that some friends were getting married nearby. They were also planning to stay at Villa San Michele on the nights before and after their wedding. Imagine our annoyance and their heartbreak, that we've now been told... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Mike B, Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvsior, I am very disappointed to read your comments, unfortunately technical problems do happen occasionally, even in the best of systems. I must stress that we did find you alternative accommodation in order to remedy the matter and I am pleased to hear you found this to your liking. With... More 

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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights and was in a room suite located in the beautifully landscaped grounds adjacent to the main hotel building. Our room was unbelievable. You entered through your own private glass doors, with privay blinds and pass the elegant lounge furniture and the super king sized bed was in the middle of the room. Sumptuous decor and... More 

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Aaron K, General Manager at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Rob L, I am delighted to read that you truly enjoyed your 3 nights with us in the comfort of your Suite in the garden. It is comments like yours that make us thrive even harder in providing the best in customer service and I thank you for your wonderful comments shared on TripAdvisor. We do hope to have... More 

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127 reviews 127 reviews
23 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

In what used to be a monastery, Villa San Michele is an exquisite example of la dolce vita. Located in Fiesole, the hotel offers unparalleled views of Florence combined with the peace and tranquility of the Tuscan countryside. Simply gorgeous.

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Aaron K, General Manager at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear GinaSamarotto, Greetings from Florence and thank you for your wonderful post on TripAdvisor, I was delighted that you enjoyed the stunning views of Florence and that you managed to relax in peace and tranquility while enjoying all the services we offer. We do hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back with us next year when we reopen... More 

Denville, New Jersey
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326 reviews 326 reviews
54 hotel reviews
601 helpful votes 601 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were hoping for very relaxing stay in an ancient VILLA with the most beautiful surroundings, definitely high end. This property was highly recommended by the hotel's preferred agent Virtuoso. I personally researched it too and emailed with guests who stayed in the villa recently. We knew exactly what we wanted- room INSIDE the villa with a view of Florence.... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Wenovo, thank you for your recent posting on TripAdvisor and for your valued feeback which always help us improve our services and understand clients needs better, I apologise that you were not that pleased with your upgrade but I am happy that once it was brought forward we were able to resolve it right away. I will make sure... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We stayed in the Villa San Michele for two nights in September. It is in a lovely location overlooking Florence. The surroundings are beautiful and staff are exceptional. We have stayed in top hotels and this is one of the best. It is not cheap but it is worth it. There is a shuttle bus which makes travelling into Florence... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Blueyacht, Greetings from Florence and thank you for your wonderful review on your recent sojourn with us, I was delighted to read that you truly enjoyed your time with us and that the team made you feel at home and provided you with the best of service. We do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I loved it there,me and my husband fall in love with the old monastery,with the amazing staff,the excellent Prosecco and fried zuchinni ....the pool it s amazing,the gazebo for the spa moment has a breathtaking view.. The restaurant food it s very good ,nouveau cuisine ,excellent taste. The room was spacious and very clean ,amazing views.. The concierge very helpful... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra P, Greetings from Florence and tahnk you for your wonderful post on TripAdvisor, I am delighted to read that you and your Husband enjoyed your time with us and that the entire team took good care of you. We do look forward to welcoming you back with us next year for another massage at the Pool. Best wishes,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was the third and final stop, as well as the third Belmond hotel that we stayed at on this trip to Italy. We began the trip at the Villa Sant Andrea in Taromina, Sicily, then on to the Hotel Caruso in Ravello and ended at the San Michele in Florence. I will call it our "Triple Crown" experience!! I... More 

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Aaron K, Direttore generale at Belmond Villa San Michele, responded to this review

Dear Kylie205, greetings from Florence, it was a pleasure to have you and your Husband with us on your recent "triple crown" trip in Italy and I am delighted to read that you had chosen all Belmond Hotels throughout this trip. Certainly, all our Hotels are different from one another but each offers the most breathtaking views and locations, I... More 

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Address: Via Doccia 4, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
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Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Fiesole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Villa San Michele 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Villa San Michele By Orient-Express Hotel Fiesole
Hotel San Michele
San Michele Hotel
Belmond Villa San Michele Fiesole, Province Of Florence, Italy

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