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Grand Hotel Minerva

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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Grand Hotel Minerva

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Grand Hotel Minerva

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, Florence, FI, 50123

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore9 min walk
  • Popular LocationPonte Vecchio11 min walk
  • Popular LocationUffizi Gallery12 min walk
  • AirportFlorence (FLR-Peretola)21 min drive

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About this area

Florence

Located in Florence's Santa Maria Novella neighborhood, Grand Hotel Minerva is in the city center and near a train station. Uffizi Gallery and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Nelson Mandela Forum or Stadio Artemio Franchi. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Piazza di Santa Maria Novella - 1 min walk
  • Basilica of Santa Maria Novella - 4 min walk
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 9 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 11 min walk
  • Uffizi Gallery - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Cascine Station - 4 min drive
  • Florence Santa Maria Novella Station - 8 min walk
  • Peretola Airport (FLR) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Osteria Pastella — 2 min walk
  • Pensavo Peggio — 2 min walk
  • Ristorante Buca Mario — 2 min walk
  • La Spada — 3 min walk
  • Osteria dei Centopoveri — 3 min walk

About this property

Grand Hotel Minerva

Romantic Florence hotel in Santa Maria Novella, walk to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
A restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a poolside bar, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite. All 97 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Comforts include premium bedding and down comforters, and guests will also find room service and Smart TVs.
Grand Hotel Minerva offers 97 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

A seasonal outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (EUR 30 per day; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 19-25 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Conveniences

  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms - 5

Outdoors

  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated entire property - March 2018
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Down comforter
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Entertainment

  • Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.90 per person, per night, up to 8 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 19 and EUR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from April to October
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 507 out of 647 reviews
5 - Excellent 78%
Rating 4 - Good. 119 out of 647 reviews
4 - Good 18%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 647 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 647 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 647 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best stay in Florence
Lovely hotel and staff. Thank you for a great stay. Excellent service, safe and ultra clean. The rooftop pool views over Florence are a real highlight.
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Clean central comfortable 4 star hotel + pool!
Clean modern comfortable 4 star hotel in excellent central location in Florence. Friendly and attentive service from all staff especially Yasmin and Alessia on concierge desk. Nothing too much trouble. Rooftop pool is small but a great option to relax after a long day sightseeing in the heat!
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel very clean and staff friendly. Had a great time. Thankyou
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020