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Grand Hotel Minerva

4.0 of 5 Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123 Florence, Italy
#78 of 461 Hotels in Florence
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been in this nice hotel for a couple of days and I don't see any cons...nice location, nice rooms, and an amazing pool on the roof where you can spend a lot of romantic moments.... The only improvement that I can see is the breakfast where is very is not at the same level of the rest of... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location - walking distance to main city attractions (San Lorenzo, Duomo, Repubblica, Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio). Front desk staff friendly and helpful. Tasty breakfast. Comfortable rooms. Free wifi all over the structure, except at the charming rooftop and pool area. Parking upon payment makes no difference, really. Highly recommended.

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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was quite nice and they have a rooftop pool overlooking the city. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. We had an issue with our rental car and they helped arrange a taxi 2 ways. They also allowed us to use their internet and make other arrangements even after checking out. It was a very nice stay.

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Birmingham UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is superbly located in the centre of Florence - walkable to everything but just a short distance from the really busy area by the Duomo and Uffizi. The restaurant overlooking the Santa Maria Novella piazza has a fantastic view with very good food as well. The views from the rooftop bar and swimming pool are fantastic

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hotel, clean and comfy room with views of the Duomo. Roof top pool is stunning. Wonderful service too. The price was very reasonable - especially given the quality of the room and hotel in general. The front desk staff were really helpful.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Grand Minerva for 3 nights and could not wait to leave this hotel. Got stuck with is one through travel agency. When I first researched the hotel, pictures and descriptions were top-notch - then we arrived and reality set in. We were assigned an adjoining room with walls and door so thin, we could hear EVERYTHING next... More

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

Dear Guests, I am really sorry that you have been so disappointed by our premises. We are aware of poor soundproofing for our rooms with connecting door. I am happy to announce to our common readers that they will all be replaced with new double soundproofing doors starting November 16, this year. Our furnishings are dated 1994, surely not the... More

Atlanta, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first trip to Europe, specifically to Italy and the first stop was Firenze. Our travel agent was the best and got us this beautiful hotel, convenient to the train station and close to everything. I am big on service and everyone was nice, professional and offered up suggestions even when not asked. We had a room overlooking... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: 1. Location. Located within the heart of Florence. Within walking distance of the train station 2. Pool and view from the roof. Cons: 1. There was no in-room safe 2. The "drop zone" for the toilet was not in water. Therefore, one needs to clean the area manually. Not good to clean your own droppings from a grand hotel... More

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

Dear Guests, thank you for having chosen our hotel for your stay. I am sorry that your stay has not proven fully satisfactory. Let me add something to your notes for the benefit of our common readers Each one of our rooms has got a safe. They may be placed either in the wardrobe or below the desk. In just... More

new york city
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed in the Grand Minerva in Florence. Room 107 had 25 foot ceilings with frescoes on them! Amazing place though the room is dated and needs new furnishings. Very nice staff though. Sorry to say but there is a moldy smell and the door is flimsy but still very unusual.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the coach from Pisa Airport to Florence which stops at Santa Maria Novella Station. This hotel is a stones throw from the station which is ideal and yet the hotel is away from the hustle and bustle of the station and right on the Santa Maria Novella Square which is gorgeous! We had a stunning room on the... 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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