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    Grand Hotel Minerva

    Piazza Santa Maria Novella 16, 50123, Florence, Italy
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good30%
    • Average7%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    821 - 825 of 1,154 reviews

    Reviewed 13 November 2011

    My wife and I were in Florence May of 2011 and our stay at your hotel was excellent. Your staff were very accomidating and the breakfasts were very good. The location is within walking distance of all the main sites in Florence as well as...More

    1  Thank dominic_barilla
    Reviewed 6 November 2011

    We stayed at this property for 2 nights on 31st Oct and 1st Nov and must say we were very satisfied with what we got. We had booked a superior room and got one facing the Piazza with lovely sunlight and cool breeze with so...More

    Thank Ashish29
    Reviewed 2 November 2011

    My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Florence and stayed at your hotel and cannot say enough good things about it. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and the view from our room and the roof top was breathtaking. The breakfasts...More

    Thank RSmith197
    Reviewed 2 November 2011

    Lovely hotel, good spacious rooms, excellent pool and terrace on roof (would love to come back when it is hotter and pool open). Breakfast also excellent. Location also great for both the tourist attractions and for the train station. We couldn't fault this hotel, and...More

    Thank Abbey999
    Reviewed 31 October 2011

    This hotel is located approx. 5 minutes from the main train station - part of which you can bypass the traffic by walking underground. It is located in a beautiful square near the Santa Maria church and an easy walk to the Duomo (pretty much...More

    Thank BorjesFamily
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$196 - US$675 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #35 Luxury Hotel in Florence
    • #39 Family Hotel in Florence
    • #48 Business Hotel in Florence
    • #61 Romantic Hotel in Florence
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 100
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    • Santa Maria Novella
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    • Grand Hotel Florence
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    Bathroom (42)
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    Santa Maria Novella
    Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
    majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
    might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
    come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
    station before exiting, taking a few steps and
    stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
    is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
    one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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    Rebecca W
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
    most of the rental cars (Maggiore, Europcar, Avis, etc.) have their office 2 blocks behind the hotel.
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    28 May 2017|
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    Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
    I agree with Ms. Alison, the pool is not big but it's on the 6th floor of a historical building in the center of Florence and it's the only one!
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    "Check that your room has good views"
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    "any room at the front of the hotel overlooking the square"
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    "They're all good but the higher up the better"
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    "Ask for suite 103"
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