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Grand Hotel Minerva

4.0 of 5 Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Italy
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located centrally in the heart of the city, The Grand Hotel Minerva literally a handshake away from the Santa Maria Cathedral. This hotel is presently undergoing extensive renovations however I was not inconvenienced. My room was pleasant. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was adequate. The main feature of my room and the reason I booked this hotel was... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is like 5 minutes walk from the Central Train Station (if you know the short cut)....We decided to take the taxi until we are familiar with the place (since we are staying here for 5 days). The taxi cost us Euro 15... It’s a beautiful hotel with an open space right in front of the hotels...you can see... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another lovely stay. We arrived very late (3am) due to a flight delay but was warmly welcomed by the night porter. Had a room on the back of the hotel which was quiet although didn't have a view. Breakfast was fab - love the food. All the staff were great. The standard hadn't gone down since our last visit. Very... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed as a couple in the Grand Hotel Minerva for a weekend at the end of September 2014. Our junior suite on the top floor was spacious, clean and comfortable with a good sized bed and a separate lounge area. The bed was a bit squashy for my taste. Furnishings and decor were relatively sparse - the room was not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a real find. I honeymooned in Florence many many years ago and wanted to return although my brood has increased considerably since then so we couldnt stay at the romantic place we were in then........ This place is just great for families. The location is superb, they have great family rooms that could easily house even the... More

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was part of our Perillo Tour. We would come back here for sure. Rooms were furnished really nice. Air conditioning, WiFi, furniture, bathroom size, etc really worked well. Breakfast was nice with lots of choices. This is a super nice hotel, but the real attraction is the location. Hotel is conveniently located close to main train station and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of two adults and three children, and stayed at the Grand Hotel Minerva the end of August, in one of their duplex suites. Perfect location, within walking distance of major sights and many restaurants nearby. Room was spacious and service excellent, Good buffet breakfast included. As we booked online, the minibar, including alcoholic drinks, were complimentary.... More

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Location was great, it is very near the Train and Bus Station and is only a 4 minute walk. The Duomo is merely 5 minutes away which is ideal if you can't walk that far. The Breakfast is good with a selection of Pastries with Jams and scrambled eggs with everything you could need! The Staff are very helpful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its location makes it very attractive. . . The station is within walking distance. The rooms were large and tastefully decorated; the bathroom is very nice and relaxing. Cleaning is not a concept of "questionable"! The staff was always helpful and hospitable. The breakfasts are plentiful and the restaurant is highly recommended. In the evening you can safely go for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

his hotel is located in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella which made it accessible to all the great restaurants and other hotels in Firenze! There is a rooftop swimming pool with a great view of the Duomo and Santa Maria Novella Square. Our family had fun swimming here! The daily breakfast had the best selection and service, we asked for... More

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FilippoBurroni, Direttore generale at Grand Hotel Minerva, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Let me first of all thank you for having chosen our hotel in Florence and for your extensive review. I am sorry if there has been some communication issues and thank you again for sharing with us your point of view. As to the mini-bar, well the price list is there for anyone who is supposed to pay... More

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Address: Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Minerva 4*
Number of rooms: 102
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