Minerva - Siena

Via Garibaldi 72, Siena, Italy, 53100  show map
 3 stars
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Minerva - Siena

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Overview

Minerva is a 3-star classic hotel providing a comfortable accommodation only 10 minutes away from San Cristoforo. Since 1959, it has been hosting guests in the center of Siena.

Basilica di San Francesco is located just 350 meters from the venue. Guests will find Siena city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

A basilica, a church and a cathedral are set within walking distance.

60 minutes' drive from Peretola airport and 5 minutes' walk to National Picture Gallery Siena train station.

Rooms

Minerva Hotel offers rooms with a simple interior, an in-room safe, satellite TV, central heating, wireless internet and a dining area. Some rooms overlook the city. Bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and guest toiletries are featured in every room.

Eat & Drink

A breakfast is served in the restaurant. Offering Italian meals, L'Oro di Siena is around 50 meters away.

Services

There are car, limousine and bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

Guests with children can avail of cribs and a buffet offered at the hotel. The hotel provides hiking and horse riding for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at EUR 20 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   56.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Free safe at reception
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Lobby
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's buffet
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds
  • In-room sink

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11.30 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Garibaldi 72, Siena, Italy, 53100

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City Centre
  • Siena
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Siena (SAY)
    6.1 mi
  • Peretola (FLR)
    34.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Siena train station
    3700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • L'Oro di Siena (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Corner Ristorante Pizzeria (cuisine: Italian)
    1000 ft
Parks
  • Enoteca Italiana
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    56

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

Basic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Work desk
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Fridge
  • Media:Cable TV
Room Description:

Double Basic NON-REFUND. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Minerva photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Storage space
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Trousers press
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Most rooms overlook the historic centre. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free Sky Sport and Cinema channels. 2 single beds are available on request.

Standard Studio
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Trousers press
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Cots available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Television
  • VCR player
  • Radio
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Minerva photos Room
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Trousers press
  • Telephone
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Fridge
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Most of these rooms overlook Siena's historic centre. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free Sky Sport and Cinema channels. Please specify bed-type preference when booking.

Minerva photos Room
Standard Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • CD player
Room Description:

Please specify bed-type preference when booking. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free Sky Sport and Cinema channels.

Minerva photos Exterior
Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This larger room has been completely renovated and features a balcony overlooking Siena's historic centre. It offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free Sky Sport and Cinema channels.

Comfort Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Comfort Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Minerva photos Room
Economy Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cots
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room offers free WiFi, air conditioning, and free Sky Sport and Cinema channels. This room does not have a view of the historic centre. 2 single beds are available on request.

Minerva Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center2000 ft

Places of interest

  • Piazza del Campo2000 ft
  • Klosterruine San Galgano2000 ft
  • Dom2000 ft
  • Torre del Mangia2000 ft

Train stations

  • Siena train station3300 ft
  • Siena train station3300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • San Cristoforo1400 ft
  • Stadio comunale "Artemio Franchi"1700 ft
  • Casa di Santa Caterina1700 ft
  • Basilica di San Domenico2000 ft
  • Mangia Tower2300 ft
  • Dolce Siena2300 ft
  • Duomo of Siena2700 ft
  • Palazzo Chigi Saracini2700 ft
  • Siena Cathedral2700 ft

Stadiums

Museums

  • Museo dell´Opera Metropolitana2700 ft
  • National Museum of Etruscan Archaeology2700 ft

Galleries

  • National Picture Gallery Siena3300 ft

Local attractions

  • Falegnameria Artistica R.P. 1.6 mi
    Via Pietro Nenni 23 Loc. Badesse
  • Dievole6.5 mi
    Localita Dievole 6
  • Barone Ricasoli9.0 mi
    Localita Madonna a Brolio
  • Cooking Classes with Nonna Ciana5.4 mi
    Strada di Monteapertaccio 1 Loc. Monteaperti - Siena
  • Ecco La Cucina7.8 mi
    Loc. Palazzo a Merse, Siena

Near the hotel

  • Basilica di San Francesco1100 ft
    Piazza San Francesco
  • Piazza del Campo2200 ft
    Piazza del Campo
  • Loggia della Mercanzia 1700 ft
    Banchi di Sopra Croce del Travaglio it means cross of Banchi di Sopra & Via di Città & via Banchi di Sotta
  • Siena Cathedral2800 ft
    Piazza del Duomo, 8
  • Oratorio di San Bernardino e Museo Diocesano 1300 ft
    Piazza San Francesco 18
  • Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena 1300 ft
    Piazza Salimbeni 3
  • San Cristoforo1700 ft
    Piazza Tolomei

Restaurants nearby

  • L'Oro di Siena200 ft

    Address: Via Garibaldi 61/65
    Phone: 0577/282729

    86% likes this, based on 553 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Osteria Le Sorelline1100 ft

    Address: via dei Rossi 76
    Phone: 057742148

    71% likes this, based on 215 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 29 - USD 65

  • L'Aia di Gino1300 ft

    Address: Via dell'Arco, 8
    Phone: 0577 758177

    74% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • Corner Ristorante Pizzeria1000 ft

    Address: Via degli Umiliati 1a
    Phone: 0577.46921

    86% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 14 - USD 57

  • Tre Cristi Enoteca Ristorante1200 ft

    Address: Vicolo Provenzano 1/7
    Phone: +39 0577 280608

    78% likes this, based on 121 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 3 - USD 84

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    56

Hotel Awards

ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSienaMinerva

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Italy

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Cities nearby
  • Sovicille hotels - 9 km
  • Pianella hotels - 10 km
  • San Rocco a Pilli hotels - 8 km
  • Quercegrossa hotels - 9 km
  • Monteaperti (Siena) hotels - 8 km
  • Ponte A Bozzone hotels - 5 km
  • Isola d'Arbia hotels - 7 km
  • Costalpino hotels - 4 km
  • Monti di Sotto hotels - 11 km
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Minerva Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Minerva

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 960 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    5.4

    It is excellent if you have a car as easy to get to and close to all the city sites. The staff were helpful.

    We booked a 'superior' room which in comparison to most of the hotels we have stayed in was pretty basic and not superior. It was expensive for what it was.

  • Couple
    7.4

    Hotel is in the right location - just away from the city hub. Breakfast is ok, staff courteous.

    Needs some redecoration.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The view from our room was unbelievable, overlooking the medieval part of Siena. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The location of the hotel was great as it was a short walk from the train station and to the medieval part of Siena.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The lovely view from our window; the convenient distance from the railway station; the free internet; the delicious croissants at breakfast were the best we encountered during our entire trip!

    The 15 minute time limit on internet - think 30 minutes would be more realistic given the fact that keyboards differ from place to place and it takes time to adjust to those differences.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Very close loacation to the city center. Available garage/parking place.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Close enough to everything yet out of the way of crowds. Quite comfortable and quiet. Good breakfast.

  • Single
    10.0

    That a computer terminal was made available for use in the lobby. The staff at reception was so friendly.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    The Hotel MInerva was reasonably close to the train station- though it was up hill to get there- much better when we left! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was not very big- one of the smallest on our trip, but the view of old Siena was to die for!!! The breakfast was nice- lots to choose from and the hotel organized an excellent tour for us. We had a take-away meal one evening and the hotel very kindly provided a fork and plate for us inthe dining room,which was nice of them.

    It could have had tea and coffee facilities in the hotel- and a bigger room, but it was fine!

  • Couple
    9.6

    Hotel Minerva was a great choice. It was about 10 minutes (decent) walk to the main center. I spent much time considering other reviews. I cannot tell you how pleased we were when we arrived. Our room was modern, very clean and of a decent size, both bedroom and bathroom (with large shower). I was worried about the distance to the main attractions but this was not a problem. The hotel is based just within the city wall but if you are fit or not it is not a problem to walk from. The road winds only gradually up from here (not uphill as other reviews had mentioned). I guess only if you were very elderly or had problems walking then it might not suit you. Otherwise it's a fantastic base for Siena. The breakfast was substantial and delicious with full choice of pastries, cereals, juice, coffee, water, fruit, yogurt. Yum. A great stay apart from the renovations happening on the floor (first floor) that we were staying on, but the porter (only) did apologise. I suggest that you try not to stay on this floor if you have the option! It did get a bit noisy with the builder's early (7am) starts and then staying late into the evening (7pm) the day we were there.

    The day (bald) hotel receptionist was not friendly, he did not welcome or show us the direction of our room, just handed the key and continued to do what he had been doing prior to our arrival. The staff are not very professional - shouting across the lobby to each other as well as us, due to giving us a room they realised (after giving the key) wasn't ready, so we went back (after being shouted at) to get the new key. We had become accustomed to Italian's (different) style of business, so this was not a problem for our stay. However, the evening receptionist was a lovely older man who seemed very kind and helpful. Hotel Minerva is a great three star and really great base for visiting Siena. I would stay here again.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The view from our balcony patio was great!!

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Very good staff were helpful.

    Bit noisy at night could hear someone showering in the night

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    We had a fabulous room with a large terrace looking out over the town below and up to the back of the Piazza del Campo. The room itself was large and sunny as was the bathroom. In general the hotel was light, bright and spotlessly clean throughout, its floors tiled and its decoration well-chosen. The staff were helpful to the last and the breakfast ample and varied.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    Good location. Enjoyed being able to sit outside in our own courtyard. Comfortable room.

    Plastic glasses only supplied for drinking. Computer facilities advertised but only 1 slow computer appeared to be available for guests and on 1 occasion the mouse was not working.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    Close to the city center.

    Personel can not speak English, espacially ladies in breakfast saloon. Parking is too expensive.

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    Its position within the old City wall and a short walk to the centre . Not easy to find from the coach drop off point as the local map was not clear and also the road signs. However it was only a ten minute walk after I found the way.

    The breakfast area was too small for the number of people, but if you get up early and start at 7.15am it is much better.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Via Garibaldi 72, Siena, Italy, 53100

Get directions
City Centre
  • Siena
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Siena (SAY)
    6.1 mi
  • Peretola (FLR)
    34.2 mi
Train Stations
  • Siena train station
    3700 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • L'Oro di Siena (cuisine: Italian)
    200 ft
  • Corner Ristorante Pizzeria (cuisine: Italian)
    1000 ft
Parks
  • Enoteca Italiana
    2100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11.30 am
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    56

Hotel Awards

ItalianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSienaMinerva

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Design Hotels in Italy

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