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Grand Hotel Minerva (Florence, Italy)

Grand Hotel Minerva (Florence, Italy)

About Grand Hotel Minerva

Grand Hotel Minerva is a four-star boutique hotel situated in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella of Florence’s historic centre. Each room is air-conditioned and includes free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, black-out curtains, complimentary toiletries, shower/tub combination and tea/coffee making facilities. Some of the rooms offer views of the Florence Cathedral. The hotel also offers 24-hour reception, laundry services, currency exchange, and meeting/banquet facilities. There is a lift service and pets are also welcome. The in-house restaurant, I Chiostri, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There is also a hotel bar which, depending on the season, moves from the lobby to the roof top terrace where there is also a swimming pool. Grand Hotel Minerva is just 500m away from the Florence Cathedral. Other monuments and sights such as Piazza della Repubblica, San Lorenzo Church and Palazzo Vecchio and within 10-minutes’ walk.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 1806  reviews from:
  • LocationExcellent  (9.5 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.2 / 10)
  • ServiceExcellent  (9.0 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.2 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.2 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Fabulous location.

Grand Hotel Minerva is located in the heart of the city which within easy walking distance of several local sights and attractions. Popular and historic sites such as The Santa Maria Novella Basilica and Museum, Galleria dell’Accademia, Cattedrale di Sant


Roof top pool with incredible views.

The hotel features a swimming pool on the roof top terrace which offers incredible, panoramic views of Florence. Guests found this to be a wonderful way to relax and cool down during warm weather. During the summer months the hotel bar is also located on


Recently renovated rooms.

Some guests reported staying in rooms which were recently refurbished. The rooms were described as modern, comfortable and clean with housekeeping servicing the rooms daily.

Negative Reviews


Unreliable Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

Some guests reported frustration at not being able to connect to the internet at all times. Other guests found the air conditioning to be unreliable which proved to be uncomfortable in the warm months as the rooms tended to become hot and stuffy.


In need of refurbishment.

Guests reported that the hotel was partly refurbished while other parts were still in need of upgrading. The decor and furniture have been described as old, shabby and in some cases broken. Bed linen was also found to be old and worn.


Music to your ears.

If your room is facing the square, your sleep may be disturbed by the noise which comes from the square. Some guests complained that the activity from the square, including musicians playing music, was very noisy.

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
  2. Massage
Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Entrance hall/lobby
  3. Elevator
  4. Gym
  5. Parking
  6. Terrace
  7. Bell service
  8. Pets allowed
  9. Hotel bar
  10. Outdoor swimming pool
  11. Hotel safe
  12. Conference rooms
For children
  1. Childcare
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible bathroom
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Central heating
  8. Electric kettle
  9. Air conditioning
  10. Minibar
  11. Pay-TV
  12. Radio
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel
Hotel characteristics
  1. LGBTQ+ friendly
Food and beverage
  1. Diabetic food

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 16 , 50123 , Florence , Italy
Telephone: +39 05527230 | Fax: +39 055268281

Frequently Asked Questions about Grand Hotel Minerva

  • Is there a pool area at Grand Hotel Minerva?

    Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Grand Hotel Minerva?

    Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at Grand Hotel Minerva?

    Yes, Grand Hotel Minerva provides Parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Grand Hotel Minerva?

    Check-in at Grand Hotel Minerva is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Grand Hotel Minerva located?

    Grand Hotel Minerva is located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, 16, 50123, Florence, Italy.