Grand Hotel Minerva

Rated 9.2 in 942 reviews. 97 rooms.


Our hotel dates back to the 19th Century and has just been fully renovated

Here’s what’s new:
-100 rooms
-Lobby & reception area
-Lobby bar & Restaurant
-Breakfast room
-Rooftop area (always open 9am to Midnight)
-Rooftop bar (operating May-September)
-Swimming pool (operating May-September)

From Summer 2017 the hotel will also feature a gym & relax area with large Jacuzzi

Our aim is to combine the finest tradition in hospitality with modern features and is set in one of the best spots to visit Florence - close to the main railway station (no taxi needed) and a few minutes from all major sights. The square of Santa Maria Novella itself (where the hotel has its main entrance door) is a must see.

Grand Hotel Minerva features a rooftop swimming pool and sun terrace with views across Florence’s historic centre. Santa Maria Novella Train Station is just 300 metres away.

The air-conditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV. Some have views across to Florence Cathedral, just 500 metres away.

The Hotel Minerva Grand has a 24-hour front desk and staff can advise on visits to Florence’s main sites, including the Uffizi Gallery and Gallery dell’Accademia.

Hotel Minerva’s restaurant serves traditional Italian dishes and you can enjoy a drink from the rooftop bar.

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Grand Hotel Minerva

  1. Banki Ramen

    This is a special place, first-class ramen only and very low prices

    125 m from hotel
    Via dei Banchi 14r

  2. Ostaria Dei Centopoveri

    Great pizza. Low prices.

    156 m from hotel
    Via Palazzuolo 23

  3. Trattoria 13 Gobbi

    Try the rigatoni! The dish is huge! For dessert: cheesecake and chocolate cake. Amazing!

    261 m from hotel
    Via Del Porcellana, 9R

  4. IL Latini

    It is right, Great place! Huge meat plates, service is very friendly. Drinks are free and my Grappas have been offered. A must when you like big dishes!

    261 m from hotel
    Via dei Palchetti, 6

  5. Ciro & Sons

    The food and the service were excellent. The prices right on. Very good option inthe area. Will come back.

    267 m from hotel
    Via del Giglio

  6. Palazzo Strozzi

    Thursday night open late, Strozzina (contemporary section) free from 6-11pm! Great place not just for exhibits but to hang in the courtyard (free wifi), cafe' or bookstore.

    360 m from hotel
    Piazza degli Strozzi

  7. Mercato Centrale

    Florence's Central Market is a food lover's heaven. There's meat and fish on the ground floor, fruits and vegetables on the first floor. For an inexpensive lunch, visit the Nerbone food stall.

    436 m from hotel
    Via dell'Ariento

  8. Caffè Gilli

    Enjoy a quiet morning at piazza della Repibblica with coffee & pastries from Gilli. Sit outside for the full experience and watch the vendors sell everything from cured meats to fresh dip

    475 m from hotel
    Via Roma 1/R

  9. Campanile di Giotto

    The 84-meter Campanile di Giotto bell tower has 414 steps, but they’re worth it for the view. There are lots of more sights in Florence woth visiting - find out with the LH Travel Report Florence!

    0.5 km from hotel
    Piazza del Duomo

  10. Galleria degli Uffizi

    One of the most important museums in the world with paintings by Tuscan artists Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and more.

    0.8 km from hotel
    Via della Ninna, 5

  11. All'Antico Vinaio

    The key is to trust the man making your sandwich, he knows what to do.

    0.9 km from hotel
    Via de' Neri, 65r

  12. Palazzo Pitti

    This huge palace (once home to the Medici) now contains numerous museums including the Palatine (paintings), costume, silver… and the Boboli Gardens of course.

    0.9 km from hotel
    Piazza dei Pitti