# 49 of 908 hotels in Florence

Grand Hotel Minerva(4 stars)

Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16 50123 Florence View on map
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FREE WI-FI Exclusive 4-star superior boutique hotel situated in the central Piazza Santa Maria Novella, one of the most prestigious, beloved and well-known hotels in Florence. Very close to the main railway station and to Florence’s key tourist attractions including Piazza del Duomo with its Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Repubblica, the Uffizi Museum, Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Pitti. The Exhibition district of Florence is in walking distance including Palazzo degli Affari, the Firenze Fiera Centro Congressi and the Fortezza Da Basso (the location of top international conferences and exhibitions, such as the Pitti Uomo and Pitti Bimbo.) The hotel has 102 beautiful rooms in different styles and sizes, elegantly furnished and featuring free internet wifi, free tea kettle, safe deposit box, minibar, air conditioning, sat-tv. Some rooms are equipped for handicapped people. The hotel boasts a gorgeous rooftop terrace with outdoor swimming pool and bar (open May-September). Our “I Chiostri” restaurant opens also on the piazza during the summer season and is the ideal place to taste the best dishes of the Italian and Tuscan tradition. Parking with valet service is available. The hotel also offers 6 daylit meeting rooms. Complimentary (Wi-Fi) Internet access is available to guests throughout the hotel and in their rooms. Reception hours: Every day: from 00:00 to 00:00
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Hotel description

Hotel description

  • What the hotel offers
    An exclusive four-star superior hotel in Florence, the Grand Hotel Minerva is a mixture of art and design, not only in its interior, where it is embellished with the work of the architects Detti and Scarpa, but also outside because of its central location in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, close to the historic town centre and the major marvels of Florence. From its grand terrace, overlooking the city and providing an enchanting venue for any type of refreshments, ceremonies and receptions, it is possible to enjoy spectacular views of Florence. The hotel roof has a beautiful swimming pool with breathtaking views of Florence's Cathedral and the city's major monuments. Our guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi connection in all rooms and throughout the hotel.
  • Location
    The Grand Hotel Minerva is located in the historic town centre of Florence, in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, right alongside the beautiful church. All of the city’s most important monuments, the famous shopping boulevards, the Santa Maria Novella Station and the Conference Centre are easily and pleasantly reachable on foot. For those arriving by train - our hotel is only a three minute walk from Santa Maria Novella Central railway station.
  • Accommodation
    The Grand Hotel Minerva has 102 rooms consisting of:: Classic Rooms Superior Rooms Junior Suites and Suites Family Suites Presidential Suite We have double rooms, triple rooms and family suites designed for those travelling with children. All our bright, spacious rooms are tastefully furnished. Click on the type of room to find out more. All rooms have free Wi-Fi. Every room has: a kettle with coffee and tea; air conditioning; minibar; hairdryer; Satellite TV; Pay-per-view TV and a safe-deposit box. Discover also the services specifically designed for travelling ladies. The hotel has rooms that have been adapted for people with disabilities.
  • Food and Drink
    The Restaurant ‘I Chiostri’, with its large spaces decorated with beautiful paintings and illuminated by large glass windows that face the internal garden, may host up to 180 people. From April to October the patio in Piazza Santa Maria Novella offers summer dishes along with the main menu. The restaurant has become a meeting place for Florentines and a restaurant of a certain standard for its guests and it offers some of the best traditional Mediterranean and Tuscan dishes reinterpreted by our Chef Sandro Pedica. Closed on Sunday.
  • Leisure
    The Grand Hotel Minerva has a pleasant surprise in store on the fifth floor for all its guests - a marvellous panoramic terrace from where to take-in one of the world's most beautiful views. The façade of the Church of Santa Maria Novella, the Cathedral, Giotto’s Bell tower and the Palazzo Vecchio are all just a stone’s throw away to enjoy a 360o view that will take your breath away. The terrace also has a magnificent swimming pool available for its guests to use freely. It is open every day from May to September between 9.00 am and midnight and it is equipped with sun loungers with which to get a tan with a view over the rooftops of Florence
  • Other facilities and services
    Hospitality is measured in smiles, not stars: the smiles we offer our guests, and the smiles we steal from them. Hospitality is a trained, kind and smiling staff: Ours. Hospitality means keeping our guests’ stay free from problems, it means anticipating their needs and satisfying them with an array of services: Ours.


Hotel amenities

  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Rooms with disabled access
  • Business centre
  • Hotel safe
  • Fax and photocopying facilities
  • Lift
  • Central heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Car park

Room amenities

  • Writing bureau
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Iron
  • Bathroom
  • Wake up call/Alarm clock
  • Pets allowed
  • Fire alarm
  • Hair dryer


  • Restaurant
  • Diabetic menu
  • Vegetarian
  • Hotel bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

A choice of sports

  • Fitness centre

Spa offers

  • Massages
  • Beauty treatments
  • Tanning booth

Other hotel information

  • 24 hour reception
  • Express check in and check out
  • Car hire
  • Information desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • Wifi
  • Free Wifi access included
  • Newspaper