The Experience

La Villa Florentine

This splendid villa, offering sublime panoramic views of Lyon, certainly lives up to its name. Everything from its elegant façade to its sunny rooms, furnished with a mixture of Renaissance refinement and contemporary Italian design, has a sumptuous Florentine feel to it. Savour refined cuisine and superb Rhône vintages at the restaurant “Les Terrasses de Lyon”, while contemplating the city lights twinkling below.La Villa Florentine, a member of “Relais & Chateaux”, is located in the Old City (UNESCO world heritage area), a five minute walk to downtown, with a panoramic view of Lyon. The hotel has 28 guestrooms. Guest services and amenities include: fitness centre with sauna, steam room and a beauty area, baby sitting, Concierge, free valet serviced car parking, in public area a computer is at disposal with a high speed internet connection, hairdryer in room, mini bar, meeting facilities, small pets allowed, outdoor pool, fine dining restaurant “Les Terrasses de Lyon”, room service, safe deposit box, cable TV and laundry/valet.

Innovative and stylish, La Villa Florentine, Member of Relais & Châteaux, is perched high on a hill and has been constructed from a selection of historic 15th- and 17th-century buildings. Ask for room 8 or room 11 for the very best views — even the bathrooms have windows. The reception area is housed in the original chapel building, and it’s here you’ll first meet the exceptionally amiable, mostly English-speaking staff. They’ll point you in the right direction for sightseeing and cater to your every whim during your stay. Lounge at the swimming pool or in the hammam or have a romantic dinner at the Michelin-star Les Terrasses de Lyon.
Visit during the Festival of Lights in early December, when Lyon is magically transformed by over-the-top light installations. Distance from Lyon Airport (LYS): 19 mi/31 km Guests Receive:

  • For 2014 & 2015
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
    • served in restaurant
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
    • served in restaurant
  • Complimentary one-way private airport transfer
    • from airport or one-way private transfers from Rail Station
  • Complimentary parking for duration of stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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