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    Grand Hotel Minerva

    Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123, Florence, Italy
    011 39 055 27230
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good30%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 1,194 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This is a beautiful hotel right on the Santa Maria Novella Square. Close walking distance to Duomo, museums, all the main sights in Florence. And very close to the train station. The service was great. And we had 2 really good meals in their restaurant...More

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    Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is superb, great location and a four star better than many five stars we've stayed in in Europe. It has just been refurbished and the rooms are modern, clean in design and spacious. The staff are warm and efficient; always made to feel...More

    2  Thank Brian C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We visited Florence as part of my husband's 80th birthday celebrations. In arrival we were given an upgrade to a Suite overlooking the square. The whole stay was fantastic...the service at the hotel was brilliant. Next time we are in Florence we would not hesitate...More

    Thank LishChannelIslands
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We can’t say enough good about this hotel! We spent a few days here over our 25th wedding anniversary & our room & the service was exceptional. We were planning to leave on a day the Public Transportation workers went on strike (generally on a...More

    Thank lisa11792
    Response from Filippo_Burroni, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel MinervaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear lisa11792, a big thank you for having chosen us and for your enthusiastic review. Our job is all about helping people having a nice time and when we succeed it is the greates joy for us. We look forward to welcoming you back to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We loved 💕the service, location, beauty and comfort! The whole team made sure we had the most amazing experience! Loved the location! As a luxury travel planner in Los Angeles, this is my #1 pick for Florence!

    Thank marydann
    Santa Maria Novella Hotel
    1,701 reviews
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 168 - US$ 504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #38 Luxury Hotel in Florence
    • #39 Family Hotel in Florence
    • #48 Business Hotel in Florence
    • #61 Romantic Hotel in Florence
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Tuscany >
    • Province of Florence >
    • Florence >
    • Santa Maria Novella
    • Also Known As
    • Grand Hotel Florence
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    Traveller (1044)
    Room & Suite (545)
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    Dining (93)
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    Santa Maria Novella
    Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
    majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
    might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
    come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
    station before exiting, taking a few steps and
    stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
    is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
    one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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    BeKindToOneAnother18
    10 November 2017|
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    Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
    Thank you for having contacted us, costs for 2 people are as follows: - public taxi around 30/35€ - private car € 45 - bus € 6,00 per person
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    2 November 2017|
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    Yes, we do have a Restaurant, La Buona Novella. Filippo
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    3 October 2017|
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    Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
    Dear David H., thank you very much for having contacted us. Restoration works in Piazza S.Maria Novella have finished almost since 10 years and now it's a pedestrian area surronding by bars & restaurants. Best... More
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    "pay extra and get the suite !!! .Best location-room-view, in Florence"
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    "Ask for a room overlooking the square."
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    "We lived on the second floor and it was extremely quiet."
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    "Ask for a room on the front of the hotel, so you get a view of the Santa Maria Novella."
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