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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

VSM is simply a magical hotel. Our family of 4 has just spent 4 days there, returning after spending 7 days there 2 years ago. It is the best-located and most beautifully maintained hotel of all. The gardens, the pool area, and the common parts inside the hotel (including the wonderful loggia where meals are served) could not be bettered.... More 

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Warwickshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated two birthdays here within a week. Both times we had lunch. The building is beautiful and the view of Florence stunning. The restaurant is light and airy, a terrazzo open to the spectacular view through huge arched 'windows'. Every table has the view and even in very hot weather there is a lovely breeze and huge cream sails... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes to fully appreciate a city it makes good sense to stay on the peripheral from where you get an appreciative overview of the centre. Its the most astounding real- estate in fine hotels in Tuscany. It may require the combining of 3 credit cards to access this sumptuous villa, gardens and lovely parks. Go through with it, you are... More 

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

Dear shasha b, First of all I would like to thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you could appreciate the tranquility of Belmond Villa San Michele and that the charm of the place and that the views from our gardens will be “memories forever” for you. I hope to welcome you again soon for your... More 

Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I never thought such a perfect hotel would exist. In all my travels around the world, this place is #1 for me! I still can't believe I was there a few days ago. Everything was like a dream. I love how they made each day so magical with all the surprises they prepared for us. My room was divine. Their... More 

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

Dear Mae I, Thank you very much for your enthusiastic words that I will be happy to share with all my team. To represent first place for you is a huge reward for us, after all your travelling experiences around the world. Please do not wait too long before visiting us next time and falling in love with life again... More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wishing to celebrate in style a landmark birthday and wedding anniversary we were recommended to stay at this famous hotel whilst combining an Andrea Bocelli concert. This was a surprise for my husband months in the saving and planning. Our greeting at the hotel was excellent but my heart sank when I saw what was considered to be a Deluxe... More 

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

Dear Gillian H, First of all I would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, with kind appreciations and detailed descriptions of your experience. I am sorry that the start of your stay with us was not as great as its end but, I am extremely happy that we could promptly cancel your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And no, I'm not speaking only in terms of the city view below. The team at Villa San Michele truly delivered a night to remember. I visited with a group of 7 on holiday from the U.S. I emailed months in advance, and secured a sunset spot at the Poolside Bar. Even though the venue closes after lunchtime, they staffed... More 

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

Dear Nixperience, First of all I wish to thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am so happy to hear that our team could deliver you a night to remember. That’s our job: going beyond professionalism and kindness in order to go the extra mile every day and to gift dreams to our guests. We... More 

godalming
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a fabulous location overlooking Florence. The staff are world class. Friendly, helpful, polite and totally professional. Cuisine is excellent along with the balcony/verandah restaurant with stunning views. The staff really make the difference at this hotel. My son and I were treated as though we were the only clients in the hotel...home from home with Italian chic, politeness and... More 

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

Dear Geraldmm, THANK YOU for your kind review and rewarding words! I am delighted to read that you and your son felt like the only guests of the hotel since we strongly believe that each guest of Belmond Villa San Michele is totally unique and deserves special and customized care. I am very proud of the staff who made your... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely, very charismatic hotel, superfriendly and helpful staff, great restaurant (with a VIEW) , beautiful garden The weather wasn't that good when we were there, so didn't get a chance to hang out by the pool but it looked very nice Would definitely go back. We traveled with an infant (5 months) which worked very well, (they arranged for baby... More 

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

Dear Karin F, First of all I wish to thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. The words you are using: “charismatic” place, with “superfriendly” and “helpful” staff are particularly meaningful to us since, everyday we work with passion to gift exactly this kind of feelings and experience to our guests. We are looking forward... More 

Sao Paulo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and it was well worth it as I brought 5 people for the first time. It's around 20 minutes by taxi from the middle of Florence. But well worth it. The old Monastery has the best views of Florence. Beautiful gardens and incredible historic interiors. Night or day well worth it. The reservation by e-mail... More 

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

Dear Denniscasey, Thank you for your review and thank you for visiting us for the second time, with some friends. Being recommended by our guests is for us one of the most rewarding ways of meeting new clients. I am also glad that you could appreciate our care to details, such as our porcelains, the food presentation and the warm... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Villa San Michele was a dream stay. From the moment you arrive, you know this will be a first class experience. The hotel itself is a monastery that has been beautifully kept and renovated. The views of Florence from San Michele are breathtaking and you can easily loose yourself while admiring the views from the pool. The service in San... More 

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

Dear Paudany_a, Thank you for your words, reading the title of your review “Exquisitely wonderful” is a great reward for us. I agree with you, that you can feel something unique from the moment you arrive and enter the grounds of the Hotel. I personally experience what you describe every single day: reaching the hotel, after crossing the main gate... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A short distance from the centre of Florence, Belmond Villa San Michele is housed in a 15th-century monastery with a façade designed by Michelangelo. It is surrounded by a large, wooded park and lush terraced gardens boasting magnificent views of the city and the Arno Valley below. The 45 bedrooms and suites are simple, peaceful and elegant while the Renaissance splendour of Florence is a mere 15 minutes away with the complimentary shuttle service, running every 20 minutes. La Loggia Restaurant provides a unique dining venue where guests can enjoy their lunch or dinner, based on Italian and Tuscan cuisine, while admiring the view over Florence. For a light lunch or a snack, the Pool Restaurant, situated directly by the hilltop panoramic swimming pool, is the ideal place. For food lovers, the renown Cooking School offers hands-on lessons to learn how to prepare the best Italian specialties. A Kids' Club and a dedicated Kids' Concierge are available to make the stay of younger guests truly unforgettable. The new Davanzati Room offers privacy and tranquillity thanks to its exclusive location, and a spacious terrace with a view for small banquets, cocktails and coffee breaks. Ideal for hosting meetings, launches and presentations, it also serves as a space for banquets for up to 100 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond Villa San Michele

Address: Via Doccia 4, 50014 Fiesole, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Fiesole
Price Range: $717 - $1,644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond Villa San Michele 5*
Number of rooms: 46
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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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