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Set on the Fourviere hillside with splendid views over Lyon, this is a gloriously upscale hotel in a 17th-century mansion. The luxury here is created with impressive environmental care, from water and energy conservation to recycling.

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Rooms: 28 rooms
Price:

Doubles from €290

Meals: Restaurant on site. 4 courses €49
Open: Year-round
Address: 25 Montée Saint-Barthélémy, Lyon, , 69005
Tel: +33 (0) 4 72 56 56 56
 

Why we've chosen Villa Florentine:

Its terraced gardens are dotted with sculptures; its views eastwards over Lyon are superb; its 28 rooms are furnished with rich fabrics - and each has its own private terrace. Set on the Fourviere hillside, this is a gloriously upscale hotel in a 17th-century mansion. The luxury here is created with impressive environmental care, from water conservation to recycling and reduction of energy consumption. Meanwhile the gourmet restaurant places an accent on locally sourced ingredients and offers vegetarian options.

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Top Eco Features at Villa Florentine:

 
  • Converted 17th-century mansion

  • Water conservation measures

  • Waste reduction and recycling

  • Energy conservation measures

  • Restaurant serves locally-sourced produce

 

Location

 
Villa Florentine, Lyon, France
Nearest train station: Gare Saint-Paul or Vieux Lyon Metro
via Gare SNCF Lyon-Perrache

Directions from station:
After disembarking the Eurostar at Paris Gare du Nord, take the Metro to Bercy. There you can catch the iDBus to Lyon (about 6.5 hours), which stops at Gare SNCF Lyon-Perrache. The accommodation is 2km away - about a 30-minute walk, so you may wish to take a taxi.

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