Except for some noise due to hotel construction, I was impressed by the Minerva. It's a short walk from the train station, and in the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, which is a beautiful square. The hotel staff were excellent. I didn't have a room with a view, but with Florence at the doorstep, who cares.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Grand Hotel Minerva, renovated in 2015, is a 4-star superior hotel in the heart of Florence's historic center in its illustrious Piazza Santa Maria Novella, which is close to the main railway station. Florence's key tourist attractions are all just five or ten minutes' walk from us as well as the Congress and Fair Center. The hotel boasts 97 rooms, suites and family solutions and a breathtaking rooftop terrace (open all year round) with an open-air swimming pool (open from May to September). It also offers a restaurant with its "al fresco" extension on the Piazza and five meeting rooms with day light. High speed wi-fi is free in all common areas and rooms. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Grand Hotel Florence