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

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Grand Hotel Minerva

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

9.4/10 Exceptional

732 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is CA $461
Price available on 10/25/2022
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, Florence, FI, 50123
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Valet parking
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • In-room childcare
  • Business center
  • 5 meeting rooms
For families
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Santa Maria Novella
  • Historic Center - Downtown - 1 min walk
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore - 9 min walk
  • Ponte Vecchio - 11 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

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

About this property

Grand Hotel Minerva

4-star boutique hotel revitalized in 2018 and located in the heart of Santa Maria Novella
Close to Uffizi Gallery, Grand Hotel Minerva provides a poolside bar, a terrace, and dry cleaning/laundry services. 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
  • Smoke-free premises, luggage storage, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Concierge services, a 24-hour front desk, and a porter/bellhop
  • 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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 97 rooms
  • Arranged over 6 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 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

  • Onsite 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

Traveling with children

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 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 center
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • 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 comforter
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

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

  • 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 seasonal pool is open from April to 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 sanitizer.

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).

Policies

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing 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, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Grand Hotel Minerva
Grand Hotel Minerva Florence
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Minerva Grand
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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 to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Grand Hotel Minerva?
As of 25 Sept 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Grand Hotel Minerva on 25 Oct 2022 start from CA $461, 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.
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 sanitizer, 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 spa tub, as well as a fitness center.
Are there restaurants at or near Grand Hotel Minerva?
Yes, there's an onsite 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 12 minutes' walk from Uffizi Gallery. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.5/10

Staff & service

9.3/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Kimberly, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Really bad internet, when paying close to $1000 per night it should be better
Dietmar, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Gamal, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

we loved the location and the service
Nicole, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

V
Niki, 7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Magdalena, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

This property was amazing excellent location beautiful hotel best view from the roof top patio The staff was so friendly and helpful. We will definitely stay here again when we come back to Florence
staci, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Glad to be back again! Great facilities, location and staff. I’ll be coming back, again!! Thank you for a wonderful home while I attended my congress!!
Joshua, 5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Caron Helena, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Will return
BARBARA, 4-night trip
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