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Grand Hotel Minerva
4 stars

Grand Hotel Minerva

Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Florence, Italy
See location+39 0552 7230
C$ 380

rate per night

based on 866 reviews
866 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Deluxe room
C$ 380
Double room
C$ 396
Executive room
C$ 620

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About Grand Hotel Minerva

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Just minutes from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Railway Station, Grand Hotel Minerva provides a rooftop terrace, a seasonal swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is located in Tornabuoni, offering a range of dining and entertainment options on its doorstep.

The rooms at the hotel offer a mini bar and all the essentials for an enjoyable stay. The bathrooms have a bathtub and a shower and come with a hair dryer, bathrobes and slippers.

Lunch and dinner are served daily at La Buona Novella, as are Italian specialties. In the evening, guests are invited to relax in the cozy lounge bar.

Grand Hotel Minerva is surrounded by the area's popular sightseeing attractions, including Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio and David, which are within walking distance. Palazzo Pitti and Uffizi Gallery are a short walk away.

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King room
1 king bed
1 king bed
Executive room
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Queen room
1 queen bed
Deluxe room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Grand Hotel Minerva

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • City view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • Business centre
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Rooftop pool
  • Massage


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Baby safety gates

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking


  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Grand Hotel Minerva

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Anonymous, Nov. 2016

Pros. Location, quality, service, rooms

emily, Jun. 2016

Pros. Great location, great pool, great bar, great breakfast.

Cons. Rooms were not sound proofed and we could hear quiet music next door and everything in the hallway. The beds also rolled far too easily and we're constantly shifting

The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarization of user hotel reviews and hotel information.See more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

What can I expect from the hotel's rooftop terrace?

The hotel's rooftop terrace offers a seasonal swimming pool with amazing panoramic views of Florence, providing a relaxing oasis for guests to enjoy.

How is the hotel's cleanliness and hygiene maintained?

The hotel ensures cleanliness and hygiene by providing daily housekeeping, using effective cleaning chemicals, and disinfecting high-touch surfaces between stays, ensuring a safe and clean environment for guests.

What are the dining options available at the hotel?

The hotel offers daily lunch and dinner at La Buona Novella, serving Italian specialties, and also provides a cozy lounge bar for guests to relax in the evening.

Is parking available at the hotel?

The hotel offers parking with valet service, providing convenient parking options for guests during their stay.

When is the best time to visit the hotel?

The hotel is ideal to visit during the high season in June, offering a perfect opportunity to enjoy the rooftop pool with amazing views and the hotel's central location close to popular attractions.

The questions and answers provided in this section are generated by an artificial intelligence model based on a summarization of user hotel reviews and hotel information.See more

They offer insights and recommendations from previous guests and hotel information to help future visitors enhance their stay at the hotel.

Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the fountain comes highly recommended.

Take Advantage of the Rooftop Pool

Guests loved the rooftop pool with its stunning panoramic views of Florence. It's a great spot to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing.

Consider Booking a Room with a Terrace

Some guests highlighted the enjoyment of having a room with a terrace, providing a private outdoor space to take in the surroundings and enjoy the atmosphere.

Be Mindful of Room Temperature

A few guests noted issues with room temperature, with some finding the rooms too warm. It may be helpful to check the room temperature and ventilation options upon arrival.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's proximity to major attractions like the Duomo and Uffizi Gallery makes it convenient for exploring Florence on foot. Take advantage of the central location for easy access to key sights.

Enjoy the Breakfast

Numerous guests praised the breakfast, describing it as excellent. Take the time to savor the morning meal before heading out for the day.

Make Use of the Concierge Service

The hotel offers a concierge service, which can be valuable for arranging activities, making reservations, and getting local insights for a more personalized experience in Florence.

Check for Mosquito Repellent

Some guests experienced mosquito issues, so it may be wise to inquire about or bring along mosquito repellent, especially during warmer months.

Consider Booking a Cookery Course

Guests highlighted the hotel's cookery course as a memorable experience. If interested in culinary activities, consider booking this unique offering during your stay.

Plan for Gym Reservations

If planning to use the gym facilities, it's advisable to reserve in advance, as some guests noted the need for prior booking.


Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Tuscany

What's nearby

  • Piazza Santa Maria Novella51 m
  • Basilica di San Lorenzo0.4 km
  • Mercato Centrale0.5 km
  • Battistero di San Giovanni0.5 km
  • Campanile di Giotto0.5 km
  • Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore0.6 km
  • Palazzo Medici Riccardi0.6 km
  • Piazza della Signoria0.7 km
  • Corridoio Vasariano0.7 km
  • Ponte Vecchio0.7 km
  • Palazzo Vecchio0.8 km
  • Cappella Brancacci0.8 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Grand Hotel Minerva

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 1,518
Cheapest month to stay with an average 29% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 43% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Grand Hotel Minerva

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Grand Hotel Minerva, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in May and June.
  • How long should you stay at Grand Hotel Minerva? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 23 days.

FAQs when booking at Grand Hotel Minerva

  • Where is Grand Hotel Minerva located?

    Grand Hotel Minerva is located at Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16 in Centro Storico, 0.6 km from the centre of Florence. Piazza Santa Maria Novella is the closest landmark to Grand Hotel Minerva.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Grand Hotel Minerva?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Grand Hotel Minerva.

  • Does Grand Hotel Minerva offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Grand Hotel Minerva from the airport?

    Grand Hotel Minerva is 5.3 km from Florence Peretola. Grand Hotel Minerva is 69.4 km from Pisa Gal Galilei.

  • Does Grand Hotel Minerva have a pool?

    Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Grand Hotel Minerva hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Grand Hotel Minerva in Florence and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Grand Hotel Minerva and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Grand Hotel Minerva.

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