Where Renaissance spirit meets modern indulgence

Surrounded by lush trees and terraced gardens with views down to Florence, our location is hard to beat. Step inside and experience the beauty of a Renaissance monastery that is as much a part of Italy's culture as the country’s greatest cathedrals and galleries.

Today, Belmond Villa San Michele is recognised as one of the country’s finest small boutique hotels. Stroll in the Italian gardens, bursting with lemon trees and fragrant roses, and savour superb Tuscan cuisine on the alfresco loggia as if in a private home.

A Visual Journey

Take a closer look at the hotel and its beautiful surroundings.

Emanuele Manfroi<br/>General Manager
Emanuele Manfroi
General Manager

We wanted to bring this historic space to life… By creating new and visually different art, we aim to bring renewed beauty and inspiration to the hotel.

Renaissance grandeur meets contemporary drama with street art installations, found across our hotel and gardens. General Manager Emanuele Manfroi 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.

Street Art

Different. Better. Special.

Staying with us turns a trip to Florence into an unforgettably unique escape. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.

Swimming Pool

Enjoy magnificent views across the Arno Valley and Florence from the panoramic heated swimming pool.

Situated on a grassy plateau above the gardens, reached by a winding path, it’s the perfect spot to daydream. A pool snack bar serves tasty lunches and snacks to keep you refreshed throughout the day.

Pool measurements: Length – 25m, Width – from 5m, Depth – from 1.4 – 2.2m

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Belmond Villa San Michele Pool
Belmond Villa San Michele Pool

Swimming Pool

Enjoy magnificent views across the Arno Valley and Florence from the panoramic heated swimming pool.

Situated on a grassy plateau above the gardens, reached by a winding path, it’s the perfect spot to daydream. A pool snack bar serves tasty lunches and snacks to keep you refreshed throughout the day.

Pool measurements: Length – 25m, Width – from 5m, Depth – from 1.4 – 2.2m

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Belmond Villa San Michele, Small Boutique Hotel in Florence

Courtesy Shuttle Bus

Set off from our hotel and be surrounded by the buzz of Florence city centre in just 15 minutes with our complimentary shuttle service.

Low Season
Leaves the hotel every 60min from 8:30am–7:30pm
Returns from Piazza della Repubblica every 60min from 9am–8pm

High Season
Leaves the hotel every 20min from 8:30am–7:30pm
Returns from Piazza della Repubblica every 20min from 9am–8pm

Maximum capacity is eight passengers. Contact us for detailed schedules.

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Belmond Villa San Michele, Small Boutique Hotel in Florence

Courtesy Shuttle Bus

Set off from our hotel and be surrounded by the buzz of Florence city centre in just 15 minutes with our complimentary shuttle service.

Low Season
Leaves the hotel every 60min from 8:30am–7:30pm
Returns from Piazza della Repubblica every 60min from 9am–8pm

High Season
Leaves the hotel every 20min from 8:30am–7:30pm
Returns from Piazza della Repubblica every 20min from 9am–8pm

Maximum capacity is eight passengers. Contact us for detailed schedules.

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Gardens

Once nurtured by Franciscan monks, the immaculate 15th-century gardens at Belmond Villa San Michele include a large wooded park and terraced lawns. Here you’ll find our 400-year-old wisteria, the only one in Florence to bloom twice a year.

Relax on a lounger, sip a cocktail among the fragrant flowers, or take a tour with our knowledgeable gardeners.

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Belmond Villa San Michele Gardens
Belmond Villa San Michele Gardens

Gardens

Once nurtured by Franciscan monks, the immaculate 15th-century gardens at Belmond Villa San Michele include a large wooded park and terraced lawns. Here you’ll find our 400-year-old wisteria, the only one in Florence to bloom twice a year.

Relax on a lounger, sip a cocktail among the fragrant flowers, or take a tour with our knowledgeable gardeners.

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Belmond Villa San Michele Wellness

Wellness

Find a new sense of wellbeing just heartbeats away from historic Florence. Indulge with a choice of massage in our open-air gazebo. Options range from classic Swedish and Shiatsu to Couples’ Massages or Mum-To-Be treatments.

Our panoramic gym offers state-of-the-art equipment, including free weights and cardio machines, plus stunning views down to Florence. Personal training, yoga and pilates can also be arranged. Or choose to stay healthy while exploring with guided hikes or scenic bike rides through the Fiesole hills.

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Belmond Villa San Michele Wellness

Wellness

Find a new sense of wellbeing just heartbeats away from historic Florence. Indulge with a choice of massage in our open-air gazebo. Options range from classic Swedish and Shiatsu to Couples’ Massages or Mum-To-Be treatments.

Our panoramic gym offers state-of-the-art equipment, including free weights and cardio machines, plus stunning views down to Florence. Personal training, yoga and pilates can also be arranged. Or choose to stay healthy while exploring with guided hikes or scenic bike rides through the Fiesole hills.

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Amenities

Family friendly features

Amenities

- Cribs and disposable bottles
- Children's welcome kit with DVDs, slippers and bathrobes
- Kids’ Concierge
- Family friendly restaurant with high chairs and children’s menu
- Barbecue by the pool during the summer
- Professional babysitting on request

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