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Villa Florentine

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8.9
Excellent
405 reviews
+33 4 72 56 56 56

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Pool
Fitness Center

Centrally Located Chateaux With Gorgeous Views

Steps Away From Lyon Attractions

Villa Florentine is a beautiful hotel that resides on the hillside in Old Lyon, 12 miles from the Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport. Each morning you’ll be greeted with breathtaking views, and you’ll have easy access to all that Lyon has to offer. Renowned restaurants, classic cathedrals, and historic sites are only steps away from this luxury hotel.

Revel in Roman History and Renaissance Architecture

Fourviere Hill is home to some of Lyon's oldest buildings. This area is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, meaning that almost everywhere you look will contain a depth of historical and cultural significance. Begin your day soaking up what is left of the great Roman Empire with a trip to the Theatres Romains de Fourviere. Admission is free and the site has been well restored. Close by is the Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourviere, which offers incredible architectural views on the outside and beautiful artwork within.

Once you’ve had your fill of history, take a break to fill your stomach in the gastronomy capital of the world. Cafe Restaurant de la Mairie offers affordable French cuisine in a casual atmosphere, but while you're in France, you shouldn't feel bad about splurging on at least one meal: Miraflores offers a fine dining experience to remember, and Les Loges also offers exceptional food and a great atmosphere.

Hillside Haven in Lyon

This historic hotel offers modern conveniences and extravagant touches to make your stay a memorable one. Rooms range from Classic to the Medici suite, which includes a panoramic view across Lyon. Rooms are thoughtfully appointed with flat-screen television, mini-bar, and sound-proof windows to ensure you get a good night’s rest. You’ll stay connected and be able to plan your trip easily with complimentary Wi-Fi.

Take in the amazing views with a dip in the hotel pool, or gaze down upon Lyon at the hotel’s fine dining restaurant. End a long day with a glass of wine at the hotel bar, or take advantage of the spa and wellness center at this 17th-century villa.

The Bottom Line

This hotel is more expensive than its down-the-hill neighbor, Le Phenix Hotel; however, if staying in a luxury hotel is a must on your vacation, you could do far worse than the Villa Florentine. The awe-inspiring views, museum-like grounds, and lavish touches will make you feel like royalty.

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25-27 Montée Saint Barthelemy
Lyon, 69005
Rooms & Rates
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User Highlights
8.9
Excellent
Service
"Caring staff" "Wonderful woman at the front desk"
95% found the staff to be very friendly.
100% said the reception staff was great.
Wellness Area
"Excellent massage" "Incredible hot tub"
Pool
"Fantastic swimming pool" "Heated pool"
Food
"Lots of healthy options" "Food delicious"
Only 61% were satisfied with the menu.
Location
"Close to old city" "One of the best in the city"
City centre within easy reach, said 100%.
Breakfast
"Great breakfast" "Nice breakfast"
Room
"Breathtaking view" "Amazing view of city"
96% thought the view was good.
Beds were acceptable for 69%.
Vibe
"Quaint atmosphere" "Heated lounge chairs"
87% criticized the unstylish hotel.
84% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
Cleanliness
"Clean room"
Only 50% said rooms were clean enough.
WiFi
92% said the wifi quality was bad.
Value for money
"Steep hill"

Good to know...

Great view
Awesome terrace
Rooms in need of an update
Nice building
Expert Reviews
Fodor's
High above the Vieille Ville, near the Roman theaters and the basilica, this pristine hotel was once a 17th-century convent.
Michelin Guide
On the Fourviere hill, this 18C Renaissance inspired residence enjoys an incomparable view of the town. In the rooms, refinement and classic styling are the watchwords.
oyster.com
Housed in a former 18th-century convent, the 28-room Villa Florentine is a luxurious hotel perched on a hill above the city, with stunning views over Lyon from the outdoor pool and the...
Hotel Information
Features
Air-conditioned
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Concierge
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
Handicap
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
Pool
Restaurant
Spa or Sauna
Details
Check-In
From 3:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Check-Out
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
30
Fees
Required
  • Local Tax: EUR 1.65 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.
Add-ons
  • Parking Fee: EUR 22 per night
  • Pet Fee: EUR 30 per pet, per night
  • Breakfast Fee: EUR 27 for adults and EUR 14 for children (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
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