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Hotel Minerva

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Outdoor pool
In-room safe, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Breakfast, dinner served; Italian cuisine, pool views

Overview of Hotel Minerva

Hotel Minerva

3.0 star property
Family-friendly hotel in Brindisi with outdoor pool and restaurant
6.2 out of 10 Good
6.2/10 Good

67 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Strada Statale 16 per San Vito Normanni, Ostuni km 908.6, Brindisi, BR, 72100
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Arcade/games room
  • Computer station
  • Front desk safe
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Brindisi (BDS-Papola Casale) - 9 min drive
  • San Vito Station - 6 min drive
  • Brindisi Ricerca Station - 12 min drive
  • Brindisi (BQD-Brindisi Rail Station) - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • La Locanda Ti Li Spilusi - 16 min walk
  • McDonald's - 8 min drive
  • L'Artigiano Panettiere & La Bottega di Bacco - 7 min drive
  • Pizzeria Boomerang - 7 min drive
  • Manhattan Pasticceria - 7 min drive

About this property

Hotel Minerva

Hotel Minerva is only 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Sala Victoria, which serves Italian cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Other highlights include a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a terrace.


English, Italian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 120 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • All guests must provide the hotel with their estimated arrival details in advance to make check-in arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Children (3 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site extended parking


  • Airport shuttle*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)

What to do

  • Tennis
  • Pool table
  • Beach nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference space


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • An outdoor pool
  • Arcade/games room


  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)

Sleep well

  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Sala Victoria – Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Sala Giove – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. This tax is adjusted seasonally and might not apply year round. Other exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 January to 31 March, EUR 1.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: From 1 April to 31 December, EUR 2.50 per person, per night, up to 7 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 14 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for EUR 15.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge
  • All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy) guidelines.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
In accordance with national/local laws, air conditioning may be restricted to certain hours during certain times of the year.
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 5000 owing to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information on the booking confirmation.

Also known as

MINERVA Brindisi
Hotel Minerva Hotel
Hotel Minerva Brindisi
Hotel Minerva Hotel Brindisi

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Minerva offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Minerva does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Minerva?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Minerva?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Minerva?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Minerva?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Minerva?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Minerva?
You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Hotel Minerva and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include an arcade and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Minerva?
Yes, Sala Victoria offers Italian cuisine and pool views.







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Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Good

4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Perfect for a sleep over before an early flight
The place was very good for the one night stay. It was close to the airport so very convenient for an early flight. Also close to the city so we went exploring. It has a swimming pool that you can use to refresh during the hot summer day. Rooms are spacious and clean, The breakfast is basic but again very convenient. All in all we liked it and we would go back if n the area!!!
Angelo, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Overnight stop after a late flight
Good overnight stop after a late flight, easy to find and close to the airport. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and charming. The room was large and spotlessly clean although the beds were on the hard side of firm. The breakfast was adequate but basic. The pool was a bonus and we enjoyed a lovely swim before setting off the following morning. I wouldn't want to spend a week there but ideal for an overnight stop. Could do better, some softer mattress toppers would be appreciated.
Nicholas, 1-night romance trip
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2/10 Poor

Old with little service. Room was just empty from everything. Fridge did not work. House keepers started moving furniture from very early morning in neighbouring rooms loudly not giving us a chance to sleep. The breakfast was awful. The place is just middle of nowhere. I do not recommend this place to anyone.
Mahshid, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Clean and Convenient
Booked for convenience for a single night due to proximity to Brindisi airport. Was very much the off season and was very quiet, but well kept and friendly accommodating staff.
1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

Worst hotel
Only the staff at the breakfast was nice. Dirty bathroom mildew in shower. Used tampon on floor
M, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Friendly but basic
Nice friendly hotel but quite basic and a bit tired. No drink making facilities in the rooms. Disabled access rooms were accessible but that was all, no grab bars anywhere. Nice pool area. Used by a lot of male contractors during the week.
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2/10 Poor

Nothing like the pictures, tired and uncomfortable
We booked this hotel as it was close the airport and looked quite nice to the photos. We stayed there with our 4 year old twins. The hotel was more of a motel, our room was right at the back of the complex, when we opened the shutters there appeared to be a homeless guy, sitting on the kerb over the road looking up at our room, which freaked me out a little bit. There was no room service but there was an option to order sandwiches. The pools were nothing but a few feet of stagnant water with sludgy green slime on the top. Our room was clean, but very tired, the counterpanes were old and grubby. The beds were some kind of fold down frame with awful mattresses. When we went to collect our sandwiches and fruit, the apples were covered in mud. No one had bothered to wash them. We paid 16 Euros for this. It was undoubtedly one of the worst nights sleep I have had in a long time due to the loud fan / vent in the room. It was so awful I woke up with a headache and I couldn't get to sleep. We were freezing, there was no way of controlling this thing. We therefore had to pull the sheets and grubby counterpanes over us to keep warm. Breakfast was ok, the usual cheese and ham, processed orange juice and cereal.The croissants were very stale and there was a little fly in the froth of my cappuccino. I really couldn't be bothered saying anything as for over £100, the whole experience was such a rip off, I was just eager to get to the airport.
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8/10 Very good

Convenient to airport
We were grateful that the hotel staff waited for our arrival after midnight due to flight cancellations and delays we arrived very late and were so happy to have a clean and comfortable place to stay. The breakfast was substantial and very good.
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4/10 Fair

Close to Brindisi Airport but...
I booked this hotel because it was close to the airport and the reviews seemed OK. Although the front desk staff was pleasant and the room was clean, the room and the food offered at the restaurant were extremely subpar. I don't have a very high standard for budget hotel rooms and have traveled the world. However, this room was like a barracks (which I know having been in the military). In fact, the desk clerk called the area I was going to the "dorm." The beds, 3 very small twin beds, were like rollaway beds. There were no room controls of the heat/airconditioning (freezing). The towels were essentially dish towels, one larger than the other and the only light that worked in the room was the overhead institutional lighting. The food in the restaurant (this hotel is isolated and I was too tired to get into the car and drive into town) is fixed price and really not good. I have personally never had a bad italian meal in Italy until this experience. Anyway, not a place I would use again or recommend despite the budget price and location.
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