Belmond Villa San Michele
Updated: Dec 10, 2022
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Surrounded by lush trees and terraced gardens, nestled in the Fiesole hills with views of Florence, the location is hard to beat. Step inside and experience the beauty of a Renaissance monastery that perfectly captures the romance of Florence.
Belmond Villa San Michele is recognized as one of the country's finest small boutique hotels. A seasonal hotel open from April through November. Blending 14th-century artistry with the region's ethereal beauty, Belmond Villa San Michele is as inspiring as the city's greatest cathedrals and galleries. Plus, guests will enjoy complimentary breakfast daily.
Enjoy an exclusive rate on air-inclusive bookings, Travel Dates: January 1 - December 15, 2022.
A morning breakfast is complimentary for all guests.
Belmond Villa San Michele offers 45 guestrooms and suites in a range of styles and sizes to accommodate visitors. All guestrooms and suites include king size or twin bedding, marble bathroom, writing desks, luxury toiletries, HGTV with DVD player, fully stocked mini bar and wireless internet. Double Classic guestrooms are beautifully restored with original touches. Be inspired as you gaze out onto the intimate cloister or across to the soaring cypress trees. Double Superior guestrooms are located in the original part of the building. Theses guestrooms overlook the courtyard or the countryside. Each has a large marble bathroom and separate shower. Double Deluxe guestrooms are exquisitely appointed that offers idyllic views. Bathrooms feature Carrara marble double vanities and walk-in showers.
Superior Junior Suites are charming suite that leads out onto a garden and paved terrace. Royal yellow Carrara marble lines the generous bathrooms with decadent double vanities. Deluxe Junior Suites provides stunning views of the old monastery. They are accessed through a wall-to-wall glass door which expands the living space onto the terrace. Executive Junior Suites showcase astonishing views over Florence and the Italian gardens. Spacious bathrooms include a walk-in shower, bathtub and double marble vanities. Garden Suites are located in the lush garden allowing you to step out to a private terrace with views of Florence. Donatello Suite was once the Prior's quarters; this suite occupies a entire corner of the monastery featuring spellbinding views. The sunlit sitting room boasts an ornate fireplace. Michelangelo Suite is the largest and most romantic suite stretching the length of the hotel’s façade. An open-plan living and sleeping area features a dramatic stone fireplace.
Limonaia Suite and Villa is top-tier luxury showcasing breathtaking views. A heated plunge pool and enchanting waterfall beckon in the leafy private garden. On request, this historic apartment can be converted to become the most glamorous luxury villa Tuscany has to offer with a choice of one, two or three bedroom options.
Renaissance grandeur meets contemporary drama with street art installations, found across the hotel and gardens. The General Manager and his team aspire to bring new, fresh energy to Belmond Villa San Michele with an installation that echoes Florence’s contrast of rich history and cutting-edge modern art.
Panoramic views, picture perfect architecture and exquisite local produce provide dining options which showcase the best of the region.Break bread on the vine-covered terrace of La Loggia or step into verdant gardens for a sundowner. Where menus sing with seasonal flair, Belmond Villa San Michele boasts some of the best restaurants in Florence. La Loggia Restaurant|A romantic 15th-century setting offering refined Italian cuisine. The picturesque arched terrace perfectly frames Florence stretching off into the distance. Dine alfresco in the sunshine or in one of the historic rooms inside. For private banquets, the Ristorante Antico and Cenacolo rooms will take your breath away. La Loggia Bar| This popular rendezvous spot is ideal for drinks before or after dinner. Sip your favorite beverage in the mesmerizing ancient Loggia. In fine weather, venture into the sun-dappied gardens for a cocktail amid the colorful blooms or listen to the evening pianist that sets the scene for a lively Italian-style evening. Garden Bar| Setting the perfect tone of relaxation surrounded by lemon trees, rose bushes and herbs. The fragrant gardens make an idyllic venue for a cool glass of wine with friends and the sounds of live piano for a relaxing alfresco nightcap Cloister Bar | Light floods its glass roof as you enjoy an atmospheric coffee, before embarking on a day of Florentine adventure. For a truly magical experience, return after dark to relax in the armchair beneath a star studded sky. The Pool Restaurant and Bar | Tempting at any time of the day, enjoy the cool mornings with a coffee, take a shaded seat on the terrace for a lazy lunch or toast the day's adventures with a poolside sunset cocktail.
Guest will enjoy the magnificent views across the Arno Valley and Florence from the panoramic heated swimming pool, find a new sense of well-being by indulging with a choice of massage treatments in an open-air gazebo, work out with a panoramic gym that offers state-of-the-art equipment machines or wind down on a lounger in the immaculate gardens. Learn to recreate the flavors of Tuscan cuisine in your own kitchen and anticipate the ultimate foodie experience with the hotels Chef hands-on lessons. Prepare, taste and cooking alongside the chef in a small classes which ensures that each student enjoys individual attention.
Guests delight in a wellness experience featuring different massage techniques such as Swedish, deep tissue, shiatsu namikoshi, mom-to-be, sports and couples massages. Treatments are experienced in the open-air massage gazebo by the pool.
Guests are able to utilize the panoramic gym with equipment ranging from free weights, two bicycles, a treadmill and a step machine. Yoga, Pilates, and personal training are also available for guests.
Guests will experience a sense of traveling through time by walking in the footsteps of the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Let your passion for art and nature excel with an exclusive visit of Tuscany’s art parks. Master the ancient art of fresco painting with the guidance of local artisans. Head to a picturesque farm hidden in the stunning Chianti hills for a family-friendly treat. Hop into an Ape Calessino, the three-wheeled electric car that was so emblematic of Italy in the 50s and 60s. Discover the city’s best boutiques in this classic vehicle, and access the most famous sights of central Florence that are usually out of bounds to motorists. Let expert rafters guide you down the San Niccolo weir, under the Ponte Vecchio, as you admire the urban sights. Or, for the ultimate thrill, join a full-day excursion to the Sieve River for a heart-racing ride through the rapids.
The Young Chefs Academy is specially designed to teach basic nutrition, to sharpen the senses and to arouse curiosity. Youngsters learn how to recognize fresh foods and to cook Italian specialties such as pasta, handmade gnocchi and Tiramisu. The Academy is available from June through August, for children from six to 14 years old.
A dedicated Concierge for kids and families helps to organize tailor-made visits of the city's sites and activities.
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