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Grand Hotel Minerva

#79 of 460 Hotels in Florence
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Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying at the Grand Hotel Minerva was an unforgettable experience. We had a very nice and spacious room for 3 persons (adults). Breakfast was very good and the service was excellent. The roof top swimming pool and bar creates an unforgettable atmosphere with the amazing views of Florence. The very easy access to the railway station was extremely convenient as... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location only a few minutes walk from most of the major attractions, and 5 minutes walk from the station. The staff were extremely helpful and made my visit a very enjoyable trip. The rooms were clean and very welcoming. I would definitely go back to this hotel.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about how much we enjoyed our stay at the Grand Hotel Minerva. The people at the desk greeted us with a smile and were helpful from the very beginning with answering questions and making suggestions. Our room was very comfortable and a real respite from long days walking Florence. One of the best features however was... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lifetime ambition to stay in Florence was fulfilled in a 3 night stay at the Minerva arranged by my husband as a birthday treat. We stayed in one of the recently refurbished suites on the first floor - I think we were possibly the first to stay in the room because the facilities were pristine. The location is perfect... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I was lulled by booking.com ranking algorithm to select a crappy hotel for a hefty price. It just so happened that in my stay in Florence, I stayed at hour different hotels. Minerva was the best, by all criteria. The room was spacious, the bathroom luxurious, the design was modern, and location was best: within minutes walk from the train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing stay! Location is perfect - everything is walkable. The rooftop terrace is the best thing ever. At night, we drank wine overlooking the sights and lights of Florence. Then after a full day of sightseeing, we'd come back and float in the rooftop pool - still taking in the view of the city. The staff is helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Grand Minerva over the last weekend of August 2014 as we were attending my brother's wedding. We found this hotel to be a perfect family hotel that 100% met our needs. The location was perfect for walking around the historic areas of the city and was close to a large selection of restaurants. We all enjoyed... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights at this lovely hotel only 5 minutes from the train station, on the Piazza Santa Maria Novella. The staff was great, and my room was spacious and quiet. I was in the back, but the rooms facing the piazza must have great views.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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135 reviews 135 reviews
14 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what a beautiful stay this was, friendly staff (Rodolfo) took great care of me and my fiancee as we scouted Italy for wedding venues. It felt very newly refurbished and was well finished off. The bedding and pillows were amazing and so was the view from our bed. Ill add pictures later. Perfect location and a real treat to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not fault this hotel. The location is stunning – right on the Piazza and less than 5 mins from the station.. Following other reviewer recommendations I asked for a back room and it was indeed very quiet. Bed very comfortable and a perfect shower. The room was cleaned and linen and towels replaced daily. The reception staff were... More 

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