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Grand Hotel Minerva

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

I chose this hotel because of its rooftop pool, which served as a great reward for the kids after a day of sightseeing. Our room didn't have a view, but at least it was quiet. The assortment at breakfast was wonderful.

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

My family (my wife & two boys) just returned from our trip to Italy, our last stop was Firenze. When choosing a hotel I was looking for one that had a pool, a hard challenge in old Florence, but I came across the Grand Minerva.........long...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

As other reviews have stated, this place is worth it just for the pool and the location near the train station. The one problem that we encountered was a lack of staff at the pool. A group of people left the pool area and the...More

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Response from FilippoBurroni, General Manager at Grand Hotel MinervaResponded 2 August 2012

Dear Guest, thank you for your preference and for taking your time to review us. There is really no need to specify that your review does not want to be negative: we deeply appreciate customer suggestions and critics which gives us the right indications and...More

Reviewed 16 July 2012

We recently visited Florence while in vacation in Rome. The fast, easy-to-use train delivered us into central Florence just 1/2 a block behind the Piazza Santa Maria Novella and the wonderful Hotel Minerva. We still took a cab as there were 4 of us and...More

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Response from FilippoBurroni, General Manager at Grand Hotel MinervaResponded 2 August 2012

Dear Guests, many thanks for having chosen our property for your stay in Florence and for your benevolent review. I would like to apologize if our staff has not attended you at their best and would allow me a couple of words of explanation. We...More

Reviewed 12 July 2012 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Minerva for 4 nights in July 2012 while on our honeymoon. The staff was very warm and welcoming and helped with all reservations for the sights (Uffizi, Accademia) and any restaurant imaginable. The hotel is located so that...More

1  Thank Kvanderlaan
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Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
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Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$180 - US$574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#33 Family Hotel in Florence
#38 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#48 Business Hotel in Florence
#61 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$180 - US$574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#33 Family Hotel in Florence
#38 Luxury Hotel in Florence
#48 Business Hotel in Florence
#61 Romantic Hotel in Florence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
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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magnian
22 February 2018|
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Response from Rosbe | Reviewed this property |
I would phone hotel and enquire about parking. It’s on a square and most of the centre of Florence is traffic limited. With quite hefty penalties if you enter areas accidentally. I do know that Santa Maria Novella train... More
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BeKindToOneAnother18
10 November 2017|
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Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
Thank you for having contacted us, costs for 2 people are as follows: - public taxi around 30/35€ - private car € 45 - bus € 6,00 per person
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2 November 2017|
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Response from Filippo_Burroni | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a Restaurant, La Buona Novella. Filippo
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"good location"
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"Virtuoso tours booked our vacation for us and we were immediately upgraded to a small suite with a garden..."
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"Rooms on the south side of the hotel are away from the elevator and much quieter."
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"Rooms facing Piazza SMN are quiet"
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