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Grand Hotel Minerva

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Indoor spa tub
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
Suite | Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Grand Hotel Minerva

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Grand Hotel Minerva

4.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
Map
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)22 min drive
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About this area

Florence

Grand Hotel Minerva is located in Santa Maria Novella, a neighborhood in Florence, and is near a train station. Circolo Golf Ugolino and Golf Club Le Pavoniere are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Florence Botanical Gardens and Villa Medicea La Petraia. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Visarno Arena or Coverciano. 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 (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station) - 5 min walk
  • Florence Airport, Peretola (FLR) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Osteria Pastella - 2 min walk
  • Pensavo Peggio - 2 min walk
  • Ristorante Buca Mario - 2 min walk
  • La Martinicca - 2 min walk
  • La Spada - 3 min walk

About this property

Grand Hotel Minerva

4-star boutique hotel revitalized in 2018 and located in the heart of Santa Maria Novella
A poolside bar, a terrace, and dry cleaning/laundry services are just a few of the amenities provided at Grand Hotel Minerva. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. In addition to a bar and a gym, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and a seasonal outdoor pool
  • Tour/ticket assistance, a porter/bellhop, and free newspapers
  • A front desk safe, 5 meeting rooms, and an elevator
  • Guest reviews say great things about the first-rate property condition
Room features
All guestrooms at Grand Hotel Minerva feature perks such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
More amenities include:
  • Free toiletries and hair dryers
  • Childcare services, heating, and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

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 45 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

Family friendly

  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

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

Guest services

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

Business services

  • Business center
  • 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)
  • Bed sheets
  • 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 and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 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

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 19 and EUR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 45 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
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

Grand Hotel Minerva
Grand Hotel Minerva Florence
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Grand Minerva Hotel
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Hotel Minerva Grand
Minerva Grand
Minerva Grand Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Does Grand Hotel Minerva have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM–7:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Grand Hotel Minerva?

As of Oct 6, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Hotel Minerva on Nov 2, 2022 start from $209.49, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Grand Hotel Minerva pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay.

How much is parking at Grand Hotel Minerva?

Valet parking is available for EUR 45 per day.

What time is check-in at Grand Hotel Minerva?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Grand Hotel Minerva?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is Grand Hotel Minerva located?

Located in Santa Maria Novella, this boutique hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Historic Center - Downtown, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and Ponte Vecchio. Uffizi Gallery is 0.6 mi (1 km) away. Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station) is only a 5-minute walk and Florence Santa Maria Novella Station is 6 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Grand Hotel Minerva and receive a full refund?

Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Grand Hotel Minerva cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 589 out of 734 reviews
5 - Excellent 80%
Rating 4 - Good. 123 out of 734 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 734 reviews
3 - Okay 1%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 734 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 734 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.5/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Lauren
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Perfect location in the heart of downtown. View is amazing!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

5/5 Excellent

Jennifer
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hotel is lovely as are staff, but the thing we loved most was the roof terrace and pool - amazing to have that in the middle of the city, and the view from there is incredible!
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Shannon
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Damian
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very well located and staff were excellent!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Marco
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantastic!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Gregory
Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Roof top pool quite unique and extremely useful during the hot and humid days.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Daniel, Pensacola
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Dietmar
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Really bad internet, when paying close to $1000 per night it should be better
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Gamal
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Nicole
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
we loved the location and the service
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022