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5.0 out of 5

"Amazing hotel with very good breakfast and close to almost all attractions in walking distances. Room is clean and spacious and staff are very fri ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 26 Dec 2017

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Florence awaits you at Grand Hotel Minerva. Within steps you'll find Basilica of Santa Maria Novella and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore within a 10-minute stroll. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, a poolside bar, and a bar/lounge.

All 97 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, Smart TVs, and in-room massages. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service is also available. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries, while premium bedding and down comforters invite a good night's rest. Safes, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

Enjoy the fitness center, spa tub, seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and pool loungers. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Santa Maria Novella hotel include Medici Chapels and San Lorenzo Church.

Premium Double Room, City View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Open Space 103)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite (Decorated 104)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Romantic Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Double Room, City View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Grand Hotel Minerva ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Grand Hotel Minerva

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5

Nice hotel close to most attractions

Amazing hotel with very good breakfast and close to almost all attractions in walking distances. Room is clean and spacious and staff are very friendly. Will stay here again for next visit. David

Posted by , from Australia on 26 Dec. 2017

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Property Features

Grand Hotel Minerva offers its guests a seasonal outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 5 meeting rooms available. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and concierge services are also featured at the business-friendly Grand Hotel Minerva. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of Grand Hotel Minerva was completed in March 2018. This 4-star Florence hotel is smoke free.

  • 97 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1869
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Peretola Airport (FLR) (11.4 km / 7.1 mi)
  • Train station: Florence Santa Maria Novella Station (1.4 km / 0.9 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Grand Hotel Minerva offers 97 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. This Florence hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Smart television
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Grand Hotel Minerva has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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. The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between EUR 19 and EUR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: EUR 30 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: EUR 30 per accommodation, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • All guests (including children) need to be present at check-in to show their government-issued photo ID or passport.
  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will open in April and close in October.
  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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