Villa San Michele, Tuscany Italy
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Simply outstanding luxury historic property in a semi-rural location with probably the best views of Florence! The reception was formerly a medieval chapel and the frescoes and vaulted ceilings are complemented by a romantic restaurant and bar terrace with far reaching views.
Service is friendly, personal and professional and the beautiful landscaped gardens feature an upper level pool and large garden. No mobile phones are allowed in public areas – and quite right too in a property like this!
Ideal for romantic couples and discerning guests wanting to say at one of the best hotels in the city with stunning views of Florence. Popular with Europeans and Americans.
In an elevated semi-rural position near the town of Fiesole, 27km (16 miles) above Florence in the Montececeri park with stunning views of Florence. Fiesole is is 1km (0.6 miles) away by car. 15-minute walk to the nearest amenities and sights, including a cathedral and monastery.
Free shuttle bus operates everyday from the property into the centre, 15-20 minutes away. Nearest train station is 4km (2.5 miles) away and a bus stop is just below the property. 10 km to (6 miles) the airport.
Super lawned upper-level pool terrace looks out over Florence below. A 15m freeform pool has stepped entry at one end and padded sunbeds on the lawns.
Leisure & Entertainment
Piano music in the restaurant every evening. Fitness room, massage treatments available by the pool or in-room. Beauty treatments can be organised from an external supplier. Some services for children with picnics in the grounds and option for families. Cookery school for adults and children and wine tasting. External activities can be arranged.
Access & Mobility*
Two fully adapted rooms and buggies operate in the grounds but there are lots of steps onsite.
- Elevated semi-rural position 27km (16 miles) from Florence
- One of the best hotels in Florence
- Grand interiors with many original features
- Free daily shuttle bus from the property
- Buggies operate onsite
- Internet Terminal
- Wifi Free
- Wifi Chargeable
- Air Conditioning
- Minibar Fridge
- Disabled Rooms
- Tea Coffee Making