It must be said that its cradle of concrete and glass was blessed by two “fairy godmothers”: architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte and decorator Jacques Grange, who has worked with the Coppola family no less.
Its classical style features contemporary touches, as well as Roman villa-inspired references reflecting the site's Gallo-Roman past.
29 rooms and 8 suites, most of which boast a view over Lugdunum (as Lyon was known in Roman times), marble bath tubs, hanging gardens and thermal baths topped by lofty stone arches.
Presentation by Villa Maïa:
Located on Fourvière hill, the cradle of Roman civilization and with an exceptional view of the city, VILLA MAÏA is an intimate hotel, designed and decorated by Jacques Grange, Jean Michel Wilmotte and Louis Benech for the gardens. An unprecedented trio for VILLA MAÏA and the city.
Fans of beauty will appreciate the 29 rooms (garden or city view) and the 7 suites with Japanese influences and serenity. The unique apartment more than 100 sqm will seduce the fans of the exceptional with its panorama out of the ordinary.The majestic bathrooms in Carrara marble and shiny nickel open onto the room with a glass partition to better contemplate the view of Lyon. All rooms and suites (garden or city) have a private terrace.
Behind the ancient vaults revisited on the garden, you will find the thermal baths of VILLA MAÏA, located at the exact place of the Roman baths, discovered during the archaeological excavations and shelters a covered swimming pool of 20 m, Jacuzzi, sauna, hammam and fitness room.
The restaurant TETEDOIE, located in front of the hotel offers daily an inventive cuisine with a Chef always in search of gluttony and gastronomic pleasure.