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Grand Hotel Minerva

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Exterior
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 duvets, minibar, in-room safe

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Grand Hotel Minerva

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with restaurant, near Historic Center - Downtown

9.6/10 Exceptional

748 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
Map
Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, Florence, FI, 50123
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Valet parking
  • Self parking
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • In-room childcare
  • Business centre
For families
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Santa Maria Novella
  • Historic Center - Downtown - 1 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 6 min walk
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 9 min walk
  • Uffizi Gallery - 12 min walk
  • Piazza di Santa Maria Novella - 1 min drive
  • Piazza della Signoria - 1 min drive
  • Pitti Palace - 5 min drive
  • Piazza del Duomo - 7 min drive
  • Palazzo Vecchio - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Peretola Airport (FLR) - 22 min drive
  • Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station) - 5 min walk
  • Florence Santa Maria Novella Station - 6 min walk
  • Stazione Porta al Prado, Florence, Italy - 15 min walk
  • Cascine Station - 21 min walk

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

Located 4.4 mi (7 km) from the airport, Grand Hotel Minerva offers a great location, putting you within a short 10-minute walk of Historic Center - Downtown and Ponte Vecchio. The restaurant is the perfect spot for a bite to eat, and after having fun at the seasonal outdoor pool, you can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. This upmarket hotel also features a poolside bar, a fitness centre and a hot tub. The nice bathrooms and overall property condition get great marks from fellow travellers.

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 or hotter
Follows the 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 sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 97 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets allowed*
  • Food and water bowls available

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • On-site self-parking (fees apply)
  • On-site valet parking (EUR 45 per day; includes in/out privileges)

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • 5 meeting rooms

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 1869
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Fitness centre
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Hot tub

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord

Languages

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

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Smart television

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Minibar

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • 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.

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between EUR 19 and EUR 25 per person (approximately)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay

Parking

  • Self-parking is available for an extra charge
  • Valet parking costs EUR 45 per day with in/out privileges

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • The outdoor pool closes for the season in October

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

Also known as

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Grand Hotel Minerva Florence
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Frequently asked questions

Does Grand Hotel Minerva offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Grand Hotel Minerva?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Grand Hotel Minerva?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Grand Hotel Minerva?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Grand Hotel Minerva?
Yes. Valet parking costs EUR 45 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Grand Hotel Minerva?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Grand Hotel Minerva and nearby?
Grand Hotel Minerva has a seasonal outdoor pool and a hot tub, as well as a fitness centre.
Are there restaurants at or near Grand Hotel Minerva?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Cicalone (3-min walk), Buca Lapi (3-min walk) and Trattoria Sostanza (3-min walk).
What's the area around Grand Hotel Minerva like?
Grand Hotel Minerva is in Santa Maria Novella, a short 5-minute walk from Florence (ZMS-Santa Maria Novella Train Station) and 6 minutes' walk from Ponte Vecchio. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

9.6

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

9.3/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.1/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

5 star
Amazing 5 star stay, great location with great views. Breakfast was awesome with ocean views. Front desk staff very friendly and also the bell staff. The waiter during bar late night service was very good and efficient. Hotel is in great location. The pool is the deepest pool I’ve ever seen. I will return
2-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

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!
Jennifer, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

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David, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kimberly, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fadi, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

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Shannon, 3-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very well located and staff were excellent!
Damian, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic!
Marco, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Roof top pool quite unique and extremely useful during the hot and humid days.
Gregory, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Daniel, 1-night trip
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