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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 duvet, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
632 reviews
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 sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationBasilica of Santa Maria Novella1 min walk
Popular LocationMedici Chapels5 min walk
Popular LocationFlorence Baptistery7 min walk
AirportFlorence (FLR-Peretola)26 min drive

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  • Premium Room, 2 Bedrooms, Connecting Rooms

    Room amenities

    • 474 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds OR 4 Single Beds
    More detailsPremium Room, 2 Bedrooms, Connecting Rooms
  • Suite

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite
  • Executive Triple Room

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsExecutive Triple Room
  • Family Suite

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 430 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds OR 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsFamily Suite
  • Junior Suite, City View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 323 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, City View
  • Premium Double Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsPremium Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, City View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room, City View
  • Premium Triple Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 280 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
    More detailsPremium Triple Room
  • Romantic Suite (428)

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsRomantic Suite (428)
  • Premium Double Room Single Use

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 237 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsPremium Double Room Single Use
  • Business Single Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsBusiness Single Room
  • Premium Double Room, City View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
    More detailsPremium Double Room, City View
  • Junior Suite, Terrace (106)

    Room amenities

    • 484 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsJunior Suite, Terrace (106)
  • Suite (Open Space 103)

    Room amenities

    • 592 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsSuite (Open Space 103)
  • Deluxe Duplex, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, City View (113)

    Room amenities

    • 753 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Sofa Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Duplex, 1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, City View (113)
  • Suite (Decorated 104)

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
    More detailsSuite (Decorated 104)
  • Romantic Room

    Room amenities

    • 376 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsRomantic Room
  • Deluxe Duplex, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, City View (111)

    Room amenities

    • 861 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Queen Bed and 3 Single Sofa Beds
    More detailsDeluxe Duplex, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, City View (111)

About this area

Florence

Located in Florence's Santa Maria Novella neighbourhood, Grand Hotel Minerva is in the city centre and near a train station. Palazzo Vecchio and Uffizi Gallery are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. 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. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Basilica of Santa Maria Novella - 1 min walk
  • Medici Chapels - 5 min walk
  • Florence Baptistery - 7 min walk
  • San Lorenzo Church - 8 min walk
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Florence Santa Maria Novella Station - 8 min walk
  • Florence-Cascine Station - 10 min drive
  • Florence (FLR-Peretola) - 26 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 centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a spa tub and valet parking. 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 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Florence hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. 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 centre.

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 or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

  • Valet parking: EUR 30 per day

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 centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Business services

  • 5 meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Down comforter
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and 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 are 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.

Payment types at the property

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
The property affirms that it follows sanitisation practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines
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 the 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 Florence
Grand Hotel Minerva
Grand Minerva Florence
Grand Minerva
Grand Hotel Florence
Grand Hotel Minerva Hotel
Grand Hotel Minerva Florence
Grand Hotel Minerva Hotel Florence

Frequently asked questions

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.
How much does it cost to stay at Grand Hotel Minerva?
As of 14 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Hotel Minerva on 16 Aug 2020 start from £210, including 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.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Is this hotel 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 this hotel?
Valet parking is available for EUR 30 per day.
What time is check-in at this hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is this hotel located?
Located in Santa Maria Novella, this romantic hotel is steps away from Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Medici Chapels are also within 10 minutes. Florence Santa Maria Novella Station is 8 minutes by foot and Stazione Porta al Prado, Florence, Italy is 15 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Grand Hotel Minerva

4.7
Exceptional
632 reviews
5 - Excellent
495
4 - Good
117
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
11
1 - Poor
3
4.8
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.7
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The property is centrally located. 5 minutes walk to the Santa Maria Novella Train Station and close distance to The Duomo and all major sites. The rooms are beautiful, staff extremely friendly and professional. I highly revommend this property.

Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Hotel is beautiful and located near all main attractions. The staff is friendly and accommodating. Rooms were great and very clean. Very close to the train station if you want to travel to other parts of Italy.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

location is excellent, the hotel is spacious and the room are comfortable, good value

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020
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