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Grand Hotel Minerva

Expedia.comUS$ 429*
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#53 of 421 Hotels in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 468*
US$ 429*
US$ 468*
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US$ 429*
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Raymore, Missouri
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stayed here on our Honeymoon and couldn't be happier. The location being right on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella Square was just jaw dropping. There was so much to do within walking distance so no car rental needed. There were plenty of restaurants around to choose from but what made the hotel so great were their employees. We were...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's à very nice Hôtel, everybody take care of you.The facilities are their what ever you want you will get with a smile. Rooms are clean nice and quiet. It's the place to be at Florence if you want to visit correctly without using the public transport.

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Thank Frank G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stayed at the beginning of April for 2 nights as a surprise trip for a special occasion, we booked two rooms and fell in love with the hotel & its location. We arrived in Pisa and took the Pisa Mover to the central train station. The PisaMover is relatively new and a shuttle monorail between the airport and train...

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Filippo_Burroni, General Manager at Grand Hotel Minerva, responded to this review

Dear Rhiannon P, there is really nothing to add to this review if not express our gratitude and disclose the secret to your comfortable sleep: it is Simmons mattresses and they are real good! I hope to will come visit us again! Filippo Burroni – General Manager

Leawood, Kansas
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Location, location, location! Yes it's in a great spot but that's not all you get at this wonderful facility. Beautiful renovated rooms, our favorite bathroom of any European hotel we've ever stayed at. Food service was excellent. Great breakfast selections. We didn't go the restaurant but it was very nice. Just too many others right around the hotel that were...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Great location, but what really makes this hotel is the service and the quality of the rooms. I had a junior suite, which was incredibly spacious, with a lovely bathroom and bedroom. The breakfast is one of the better ones I had in Italy as well. Only two things to note: - the rooms are not equipped with proper desks,...

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Filippo_Burroni, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Minerva, responded to this review

Dear Caroline B, Thank you very much for having stayed with us. I am glad that our services have contributed to a nice stay in Florence. For the benefit of our mutual readers I will add some notes. As to desk in the rooms: the hotel is not at all standardized and every room (also in the same room category)...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We stayed at this hotel for 6 nights and enjoyed its services. The room was quiet and bed was very comfortable. It was within walking distance to most attractions. Breakfast was excellent and of high quality. Highly recommend.

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I'm not reviewing the entire hotel but only the rooftop bar because I think it deserves some attention and because you can get there even if you're not a hotel customer. One word: incredible! The view and the attire of the venue is indeed lovely. Go there to enjoy a glass of champagne or wine at about 7.00pm in early...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I stayed in the Grand Hotel Minerva for about a week and truly enjoyed my stay. Front desk was very accommodating and helpful with all needs and requests (a blowdryer). The location is absolutely ideal and would stay here again simply for that. Located in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, it is about 5 minutes from the shops of Florence...

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We stayed in this hotel recently for 6 nights as a family of four in one of the family suites. This was an excellent hotel in a prime location and we definitely enjoyed our time here. A few thoughts 1. The hotel is being renovated and they are aware of this. To make up for it they had a "free...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This hotel is conveniently located to all the Florence attractions. The hotel staff were extremely welcoming and the breakfast in the morning was delicious. We traveled with our family in February and had a lovely stay. We arrived to Florence by train and had an easy walk to the hotel from the train station. We loved the beautifully appointed and...

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Filippo_Burroni, General Manager at Grand Hotel Minerva, responded to this review

Dear weblakefun, we’re truly happy me contributed to enjoy Florence. By the way, renovation works will be over in max 10 day, when we will open the last rooms. We look forward to your next visit, maybe during the late spring or summer time, when temperatures allow our guests also to enjoy our pool. Filippo Burroni – General Manager

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Staying in Santa Maria Novella

Neighbourhood Profile
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 area has plenty of local spots to taste Tuscan specialties, but don’t stop in the main streets alone; the narrower side streets always ensure satisfaction. The huge Parco Delle Cascine provides a solution to the need for a green area as well as a historic welcome in the form of a bronze statue of King Vittorio Emanuele II riding a horse.
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Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Minerva, renovated in 2015, is a 4-star superior hotel in the heart of Florence's historic center in its illustrious Piazza Santa Maria Novella, which is close to the main railway station. Florence's key tourist attractions are all just five or ten minutes' walk from us as well as the Congress and Fair Center. The hotel boasts 102 rooms, suites and family solutions and a breathtaking rooftop terrace (open all year round) with an open-air swimming pool (open from May to September). It also offers a restaurant with its "al fresco" extension on the Piazza and five meeting rooms with day light. High speed wi-fi is free in all common areas and rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Minerva

Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123, Florence, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > Santa Maria Novella
Price Range: ₹ 17,886 - ₹ 47,631 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Minerva 4*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Grand Hotel Florence
Hotel Style:
#35 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#39 Family Hotel in Florence
#47 Business Hotel in Florence
#61 Romantic Hotel in Florence
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“Other people were traveling with me and were on different floors. I always ask for a quiet room, which is normally the courtyard views.”
LIZTRAVELS2, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Request high floor facing the Piazza; sound-proofing is excellent.”
sidb282, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“the view of the piazza rooms are your best bet”
angtur31, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the square have a better view. No Noise issues even with the heavy foot traffic in the square.”
tracymK831VZ, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“We had a Deluxe Junior Suite on the 4th floor which was nice and quiet with a small balcony.”
EVL1416, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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