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Grand Hotel Minerva

2,800 reviews
+39 055 27230

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Pets Allowed
Fitness Center

Middle Ages Blend Harmoniously with the Modern at Grand Hotel Minerva


What Do the Rooms Include?

Choose modern classic, superior, single, double, or premium rooms, or a junior suite, all furnished with rich distressed wood, soft colors, plush linens, and modern accessories. Refresh in the marble-tiled bathroom equipped with a shower and bathtub, and relax with a selection of coffee or tea. Rooms also include a TV with cable, minibar, safe, and wireless Internet. 

What Amenities/Features Are Available?

From the rooftop, enjoy drinks served from the marble-topped bar while taking in the panoramic views of the city set against the historic skyline. In the warm season, sun loungers are available to soak up the sun and scenery, or enjoy a refreshing dip in the rooftop pool. The rooftop bar provides assorted snacks, smoothies, and drinks, and the I Chiostri restaurant serves a varied menu, beginning with a breakfast buffet and followed by Mediterranean dishes for lunch and dinner.

How Much Will a Stay at Grand Hotel Minerva Cost?

Current prices per night range from $96.71 to $614.38.

What Activities Are Popular Near Grand Hotel Minerva?

Situated in the charming Santa Maria Novella Piazza, the hotel offers easy access to area attractions and is just a short distance from the Santa Maria train station. Near the hotel are the Museum of San Marco, Ponte Vecchio Bridge, Giotti's Bell Tower, Basilica di Santa Croce, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and Basilica di Santa Maria Novella. 

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Grand Hotel Minerva is one of the oldest Florence hotels, dating to the Middle Ages. For a dose of old-world charm combined with modern amenities, spectacular views, elegant rooms, and friendly service, this hotel is a must for any traveler.




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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16
Florence, 50123
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Excellent position" "Close to all sites in Florence"
93% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
99% thought it was easy to get to the train station.
"Superb staff members" "Excellent helpful staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
98% thought the service was very professional.
"Great buffet breakfast" "Breakfast was phenomenal"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 57%.
"Superb rooftop pool" "Amazing roof top pool"
Bar and Beverages
"Great cocktails" "Bar service was also available"
Alcoholic drinks were not bad, according to 63%.
Only 55% were satisfied with the beverage prices.
"Enchanting views of the city" "Fantastic bathroom"
94% thought the view was good.
Only 64% said rooms were big enough.
"Not much drawer space" "A/c difficult to control"
Only 64% said rooms were big enough.
72% said the beds were comfortable.
"Internet service slow" "Internet reception awful"
68% said the wifi quality was bad.
100% thought it was a great value.
Wellness Area
"Lack of gym" "No workout facilities"
100% didn't like the fitness area.

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Wonderful sightseeing
Great view
Friendly service
Rooms need regular maintenance
Expert Reviews
If asked to picture a postcard version of Florence, the views from the Grand Hotel Minerva are most likely what would come to mind.
Travel + Leisure
Behind a traditional gold-and-stucco exterior, this five-story medieval structure is now a four-star hotel furnished by architects Detti and Scarpa.
DK Eyewitness
With its rooftop swimming pool, the Grand Minerva does full justice to the romance of Florence. Watching the sunset from here or from the adjacent bar is a memorable experience.
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Child Care
Fitness Center
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Pets Allowed
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Local Tax: EUR 4.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.
  • Parking Fee: EUR 30 per night
  • Pet Fee: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: EUR 45 per vehicle (one way)
  • Breakfast Fee: between EUR 15 and EUR 25 per person (approximately)
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible