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Historic hotel with modern feel on central piazza
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Dating back to the Middle Ages, this grand residence is one of the oldest hotels in Florence and occupies the charming Santa Maria Novella piazza, 150 metres from the main train station.
During the warmer months, guests can recline on sun loungers and enjoy drinks from the marble-topped bar, accompanied by panoramic views across the city.
Marble and minibars
Modern guestrooms feature distressed wood furniture and come equipped with television, wireless Internet, and minibars; marble-tiled bathrooms include showers and tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Grand Hotel Minerva
- Swimming pool
Between May and September guests can soak up the sun and enjoy the city views from the rooftop solarium. The outdoor pool is open from April to September. Over June and July the terrace also hosts live jazz accompanied by aperitifs. A marble-topped bar is also open over the summer serving a range of drinks and snacks. Alternatively, an American bar is open year-round in the reception area overlooking the piazza.
Facilities for business guests include complimentary wireless Internet access and a complimentary Internet connection point. All hotel guests are also offered discounted access to the facilities at a nearby fitness center.
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 102
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 6
- Free! Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- One meeting room
- Business center
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Picnic area
- Outdoor seasonal pool
- Free! Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free! Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free! Free Wi-Fi
- Pay movies
- Room service (limited hours)
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Free! Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free! Complimentary newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Private bathroom
- In-room safe
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
Where to Eat
I Chiostri - Open from April to September, this restaurant serves a range of seasonal Mediterranean and Tuscan dishes and opens out onto a terrace overlooking the piazza for al fresco dining in fine weather. Open for lunch and dinner.
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- Accessible path of travel
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
- Self parking fee: EUR 30-40 per day
We should mention
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.