Grand Hotel Minerva Florence ★★★★

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$111
avg/night
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Check-in: Feb 28, 2016 Check-out: Feb 29, 2016
4.4 /5
Overall score
87%
Would recommend
Amenities:
4.5
Cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.8
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.4
Value:
4.1
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Room types

Show Prices Non Refundable Double Superior For Single Use
  • Size: 279 sqft
  • Occupancy: 1
Show Prices Non Refundable Double Classic For Single Use
  • Size: 204 sqft
  • Occupancy: 1
Show Prices Classic 2 Connecting rooms
  • Size: 473 sqft
  • Occupancy: 4
Show Prices Non Refundable Double Superior
  • Size: 279 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Non Refundable Classic Double
  • Size: 204 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Superior Double Single Use
  • Size: 279 sqft
  • Occupancy: 1
Show Prices Classic Double
  • Size: 204 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Superior Double - View
  • Size: 279 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Classic Double Single Use
  • Size: 204 sqft
  • Occupancy: 1

Overview

With its prestigious location on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Grand Hotel Minerva Florence has been welcoming some of the world's most noted celebrities and dignitaries for decades. Grace and elegance define the hotel, with a rooftop garden and swimming pool that offer magnificent panoramic views of the city. Guest rooms are attractive and spacious with a range of amenities, while an on-site restaurant serves tasty Tuscan cuisine in a refined setting.

Rooms

Guest rooms at the Grand Hotel Minerva Florence are attractively decorated with every modern convenience and amenity, including direct dial telephone, mini-bar, safe deposit box, satellite TV, air conditioning, centralized music system, tea and coffee making facilities, Internet access (fees apply) and laundry service (fees apply).

Property features

For decades, the Grand Hotel Minerva has been welcoming the world's most discerning travelers, with its refined elegance that has come to define deluxe Florentine hospitality. Occupying a prime location in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the hotel is the ideal base from which to discover all of Florence's cultural charms and attractions. Rooms are comfortable and spacious and include every modern convenience and amenity, suitable retreats for both business and leisure travelers. A fifth floor terrace affords magnificent panoramic views of the city, while a seasonal swimming pool refreshes and reinvigorates the weariest traveler.

The on-site restaurant Chostri, which overlooks the garden, serves authentic Tuscan cuisine and accommodates up to 120 people, a convenient choice for business conferences as well as family celebrations.

Highlights

  • Seasonal swimming pool and solarium
  • Elegant restaurant overlooking an interior garden
  • Situated on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella

Nearby attractions

  • Duomo and Baptistery (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Uffizi Gallery (0.5 mi/0.9 km)
  • Michelangelo's David (0.7 mi/ 1.1 km)

Business

  • Six sun-lit meeting rooms
  • Audio/visual equipment rental
  • Office and translation services available upon request

Transportation

  • Florence Airport (5.4 mi/8.9 km)
  • Santa Maria Novella train station (0.4 mi/0.7 km)

Policies

  • The rooftop swimming pool is open from May through September. Operating hours are 9 AM to 7 PM daily.
  • NOTICE: The property will undergo renovation from 15 November 2015 to 29 February 2016.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Dining

Restaurant
I "chiostri" with its large spaces decorated with beautiful paintings and illuminated by large glass windows that face the internal garden may host up to 180 people. From April to October the patio in piazza Santa Maria novella offers summer dishes along with the main menu. The cuisine offers some of the best traditionally Mediterranean and Tuscan dishes reinterpreted by chef prepared using modern techniques which exalt the ingredients.

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Guest score 3.7 / 5
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Amenities

Featured

  • WiFi
  • Pool

General

  • Concierge
  • Pet friendly

Activities

  • Pool

Dining

  • Restaurant

Services

  • Business center
  • Conference facilities

Internet

  • WiFi

Accessibility

  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities

Reviews

4.4 /5 Overall score

87% Would recommend

  • Amenities: 4.5/5
  • Cleanliness: 4.6/5
  • Hotel staff: 4.8/5
  • Comfort: 4.2/5
  • Location: 4.4/5
  • Value: 4.1/5

great location

Would recommend Sat, Dec 31, 2011
We had a great time at this hotel. We got a room with the view of the square and it was within walking distance from all the major tourist sites we wanted to check out. It was also within walking distance from all kinds of eateries and market places. We found delicious gelato right around the corner and two fantastic trattorias less than 10 min walk away. The hotel staff was helpful and the view from the roof top was fantastic. The room, facility, and amenities do show their age. But everything is kept clean.

| CA Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

The BEST in Florence

Would recommend Tue, Oct 18, 2011
Great location for ALL things in Florence. Wonderful views. Helpful staff. Absolutely perfect!!

| TN Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Perfectly Located

Would recommend Mon, Sep 19, 2011
This hotel had a perfection location right on the square and within walking distance to the train station as well as everywhere else!

| Houston, TX, USA Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 3 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

A Room with a View (of the Duomo)

Would recommend Wed, Jun 16, 2010
We loved our stay at this hotel. It is centrally located, very nice spotless room which we were able to upgrade for a room right on the square with a view of the Duomo for only 30 Euros extra. We were centrally located and able to walk everywhere. Our pleasant hotel room was a good place to hang out when tired.

Time saver

We had planned to leave from the Rome airport on a noon flight and were able to spend our last night in Florence, walk around the corner to get a 8:00 am train to Rome termini station and then get a cab to the airport to arrive in plenty of time for the flight. This allowed us to avoid the not so great area around Fiumicino airport (read the reviews and decide for yourself.)

| Pendleton, OR Couples

5 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 5 /5

Great hotel in the heart of the city

Would recommend Wed, May 5, 2010
Very nice hotel located behind Cathedral SMN near the train station. Despite the busy area, the hotel was tranquil and sheltered from the city noise. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Very close walk to the Duomo (5-10min) and Uffizi (10-15min).

| NYC Business

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

hotel minerva

Would recommend Tue, Apr 27, 2010
The service was great. Very convenient to train, bus and plane.

| Washington, DC Singles

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 5 /5
  • Cleanliness: 5 /5
  • Hotel staff: 5 /5
  • Comfort: 5 /5
  • Location: 5 /5
  • Value: 4 /5

Good Stay in Florence

Would recommend Mon, Nov 2, 2009
The hotel was nice and the staff was very helpful. A bit noisy being right on the piazza. Breakfast was pretty good.

Time saver

Very close to the train station, so it was very easy getting in and out of Florence.

| New York, NY Couples

4 /5

Overall score
  • Amenities: 4 /5
  • Cleanliness: 4 /5
  • Hotel staff: 4 /5
  • Comfort: 4 /5
  • Location: 3 /5
  • Value: 3 /5

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Nearby points of interest

Church of Santa Maria Novella 0.1 mi
Santa Maria Novella Train station 0.1 mi
Ponte Vecchio 0.3 mi
Medici Chapels (Cappelle Medicee) 0.3 mi
Basilica di San Lorenzo 0.3 mi
Museo di Palazzo Davanzati 0.3 mi
Piazza della Repubblica 0.3 mi
Laurentian Library (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana) 0.3 mi
Giotto's Bell Tower (Campanile di Giotto) 0.3 mi
Centro Storico 0.3 mi
Piazza del Duomo 0.3 mi
Mercato Centrale 0.3 mi
Duomo - Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore 0.4 mi
Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo) 0.4 mi
Piazza della Signoria 0.4 mi
Pitti Palace 0.4 mi
Corridoio Vasariano 0.4 mi
Basilica Of San Lorenzo 0.4 mi
Uffizi Gallery (Galleria degli Uffizi) 0.5 mi
Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science 0.5 mi
Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello Museum) 0.5 mi
Galleria dell'Accademia 0.6 mi
Palazzo Vecchio 0.6 mi
Boboli Gardens 0.6 mi
Museo di San Marco 0.6 mi
Giardino Corsi 0.6 mi
Gallery Of The Academy 0.7 mi
Basilica di Santa Croce 0.7 mi
Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico 0.8 mi
Piazzale Michelangelo 1 mi
San Miniato Al Monte 1.1 mi
Giardino Della Gherardesca 1.1 mi
Basilica di San Miniato al Monte 1.3 mi
Artemio Franchi Stadium 1.6 mi
Museo Stibbert 1.6 mi
Fiesole 3.2 mi
Baptistry (Battistero) 42.8 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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