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Hotel Minerva

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

We stayed here 3 nights, half-board, while on a tour. It is an easy drive from Florence or Sienna and Arezzo itself is a little gem of a town - with a medieval jousting competition in June and Sept which is more colourful than the Palio in Siena. They also host regular antique markets in the town. The room was comfortable and the staff were excellent. The food was a combination of Tuscan specialities and above expectation for group set meals.

We stayed in this hotel for one night when travelling through Tuscany in spring 2017. The room was large (double + single beds), as was the bathroom. Everything (including aircon!) seemed to work nicely. The reason we chose this hotel (except for the late booking of course...:) was that it had free onsite parking, which is a bit of an issue in Tuscany. WiFi worked well in the room, and breakfast was ok but definitely not amazing. If you are staying for a bit longer, the hotel also has a gym. A few things that were not so nice: - there were ants in the bathroom. Not colonies, but enough to notice them crawling around - the hotel is really, really noisy. I don't know how it got that bad, but the sound insulation is pretty much non existant, and every single room door bangs really loudly when it closes. Not to mention other travellers with TV on at max volume all the time, but you can't really fault the hotel for that Overall, it was OK. Would probably not go back if I could book somewhere else early enough to land a hotel with parking

Arrived here early evening for 4 day stay with group of Solos, so not my own choice of hotel. However, I was very comfortable here. The room was clean, the en-suite shower room (I asked for shower only) more than adequate with nice big marble counter joining the handbasin and a good hair dryer. Also plenty of large mirrors. I was on the 4th floor to one side looking on to next door petrol station and the main road leading to Arezzo town. No noise, except from eastern (Thai ?) visitors who shouted to one another in the corridor very early in the morning. Hotels should display large notices in their corridors asking visitors to keep the noise down there! My room was large enough with a very large, clean double bed which was comfortable, though the pillows were too "bouncy"! Ample wardrobe space and an easy to operate safe, once I had got Reception to send a man to open it, since it was closed with the instructions inside when I arrived. NOTE TO MANAGER - check on these things between guests! The AC was not efficient and it was very hot indeed. No problems with the staff and the simple, regional restaurant food was very good, The two passenger lifts were fast and efficient too. Breakfast, buffet style, was good although, since I can only drink decaffeinated coffee, it was a nuisance to have to wait to get it from the bar. I'm sure others would appreciate it being available more easily too. Since my group were bussed around sightseeing all day every day I cannot say more about this hotel as I only slept and had dinner there.

I stayed at the hotel overnight on the way to Florence. The hotel is confortable, modern rooms, confortable beds, clean bathroms, free wi-fi, and a relatively tasty breakfast, it was perfect for my purpose. No problem parking at the Hotel. Its location wasn't important for me. I recommend this Hotel.

The whole hotel was clean. Friendly staff, several of whom speak good English. Excellent food, often with a local element. Level walk into the old part of Arezzo. It has a decent sized car park. Free wifi. I would have no problem recommending it to my friends.

Very comfortable hotel with very friendly staff and good traditional Tuscan food. Look forward to staying there again as part of an independent tour as Arezzo is a lovely place to visit. Very good wifi

We chose this hotel for parking combined with an easy walk into town. We were offered an upgraded room, the receptionist Francesca insisted we look at both rooms before deciding. She also printed our boarding cards at no charge and was generally helpful and friendly so top marks for the staff . Not sure why the hotel bothers with cooked items at breakfast as they are kept barely lukewarm but the standard pastries etc were fine. The bed was comfortable and the room modern and clean. Would stay here again.

Hotel rooms are a bit small but very clean. The service is excellent. The staff is very helpful. The hotel is located very close to the Old Town. It is a short walk up and if you feel like doing more the piazza de Monaco is also in walking distance.

Staff was very helpful and professional. Breakfast was very good. Rooms are very clean. Windows block out noise very well from the street. Parking was safe and well maintained. Very handy to the old centre as well as to downtown and Piazza de Monaco which was lovely.

It may not be the closest distance to Arezzo centre, but we though it was a lovely hotel. The staff were very attentive. We had bough some wine to sample for my wedding and they provided us with glasses of wine and a bottle opener - didn't mind that we hadn't bought it from them. The breakfast was good. Great range from a cooked breakfast, to yogurts, fresh fruit and cereal. Bed's were comfy and we really appreciated the huge parking that was available.

Via Fiorentina, 4 Arezzo AR

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Museo Statale d'Arte Medievale e Moderna
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking

Museo Statale d'Arte Medievale e Moderna is a short stroll from Hotel Minerva, and other popular attractions like Vasari's House are within a mile (2 km). This 4-star hotel has 130 guestrooms and offers conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and free self parking. Also close to this Arezzo hotel are Cathedral of Arezzo and Museo del Duomo.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast offered each morning. This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

The 130 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, phones, and desks. 32-inch flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels and first-run movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries.


Property features

Guests staying at Hotel Minerva enjoy a fitness center, a steam room, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee (available on request). Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 12 meeting rooms, a conference center, and a business center.

Room options

Standard Double Room Single Use

Full 1 | Sleeps 1

Superior Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Triple Room

Full 1 | Twin 1 | Sleeps 3

Junior Suite

Full 1 | Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

78% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 691 reviews