Italian Cities, Florence
Grand Hotel Minerva is a glorious luxury hotel set in the heart of Florence’s city centre. This historic boutique is full of unique details, including a rooftop swimming pool and terrace overlooking the spectacular rooftops of this picturesque city.
Grand Hotel Minerva is located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, between a historic church and the new Museo del 900. It’s close to Florence’s well connected train station, making it ideal for those wanting to explore the city as part of a wider Italian adventure. From the comfort of your soundproofed windows watch the craft markets, street artists and leisurely pace of Florence below. Inside you’ll find modern interiors beautifully furnished with a combination of the latest styles and opulent classic details. Family rooms are available for those travelling with children, while suites give you plenty of space and comfort during your stay.
Contemporary artworks adorn the walls of the Grand Hotel Minerva, while unique furniture crafted by artisans has been selected for each room. When it comes to dining you can choose from al fresco dinners on the rooftop or in the square.
The hotel has 97 rooms (official rating 4 star).
Lunch: 12:00pm - 2:30pm, Dinner: 7:00pm - 10:30pm, Snack Menu: 10:30am - 11:30pm
From April - October "La Buona Novella - Bistrot Italiano" extends outside to the "Al Fresco" terrace. A chance to dine in one of Florence's finest Piazzas.
Opening Times: 10:30am - Midnight
Open until midnight, offering anything from coffee to cocktails. Bar snacks are also available here.
Breakfast: 7:00am - 10:30am
A Buffet breakfast is served in "Il Chiostro", a spacious room with large winders facing the hotel's internal garden.
Lunch: 12:30pm - 2:30pm, Dinner: 7:30pm - 10:30pm, Snack Menu: 10:30am - 11:30pm
La Buona Novella is open for lunch and dinner. Chef Tommaso Calonaci - two time winner of the National Award by La Guida dell'Espresso has taken classic Florentine and Mediterranean traditions and reworked them with a contemporary twist.
Vegetarian and Vegan options are also available.
The scenic rooftop terrace and pool are located on the sixth floor. The pool is heated to 28°C and is open from April to October, 9am - 7pm.
The pool is for the exclusive use of guests at the hotel.
The Gym is free of charge for guests and open from 6:00am - 10:00pm.
The hotel's Calidarium features a Jacuzzi Hot Tub and is available from 12:00pm - 10:00pm. The use of the tub is strictly exclusive for you at a cost of €50 for 30 minutes (up to 4 guests).
Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Parking costs €30 per night and includes valet parking service. There is no need to reserve a space prior to travel as there are plenty of spaces at the nearby garage.
Contemporary style & state-of-the-art technology. Available with a large double or two twin beds. Exclusively with Wooden floors. Very quiet, overlooking either the Santa Maria Novella Cloisters, the hotel garden, or the inner courtyard.
Comfortable, refined rooms with great views over the Piazza and the façade of the Church of Santa Maria Novella. All rooms feature Wooden floors and a dedicated hot spot. Available with four poster bed, large double bed or two twin beds. Bathrooms are in marble and have either a shower or a bathtub. Rooms placed on the highest floors also grant a view of the Dome and many other city monuments.
The Executive Triple Room is a stylish and elegant accommodation featuring a comfortable bedroom and a spacious living area with a sofa bed or day bed. Ideal to accommodate a third guest.
These romantic, elegant Junior Suites feature great views over the Cloister of Santa Maria Novella or the Piazza, Wooden floors, a living corner with sofa or armchair. Some have a Juliet balcony. Available with four poster bed, large double bed, or two twin beds.
Suites at Grand Hotel Minerva are made up of sophisticated features with a luxurious and contemporary design. A door separates the living area, with sofa bed, from the bedroom. Their sumptuous marble bathrooms have a bathtub or a walk-in shower. Last but not least: all Suites afford amazing views over the Piazza and the façade of the Church of Santa Maria Novella. From those on upper floors you can also admire the Duomo and many other city monuments.
Family Suites at Grand Hotel Minerva are made up of sophisticated features with a luxurious and contemporary design. A door separates the living area, with sofa bed, from the bedroom. Their sumptuous marble bathrooms have a bathtub or a walk-in shower. Last but not least: all Suites afford amazing views over the Piazza and the façade of the Church of Santa Maria Novella. From those on upper floors you can also admire the Duomo and many other city monuments.