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Grand Hotel Excelsior

Star Rating
5 out of 5

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Reviews

4.3 / 5Excellent
2,010 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Royal Opera House
    6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Upper Barrakka Gardens
    9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sliema Ferry
    13 min walk
  • Airport
    Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.)
    9 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room Pool Area

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room, Partial Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Superior Deluxe Inland Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Superior Deluxe Room, Partial Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room with Full Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Deluxe Room with Full Sea View with Terrace

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Panoramic Seafront Room with Terrace

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Classic Family Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Room (Pool Area)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Room Partial Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 4
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  • Royal Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Presidential Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 5
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  • Grand Excelsior Suite

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 10
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  • Deluxe Single Room with Full Sea View with Terrace

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Double Room Single Use

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Superior Double Room Single Use (Deluxe Inland Room)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Superior Double Room Single Use, Partial Sea View (Superior Deluxe)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Single Room with Full Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Double Room Single Use, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Single Room Pool Area

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Panoramic Double Room Single Use, Terrace (Seafront)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Single Room with Partial Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, Garden View

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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About this area

Floriana

Grand Hotel Excelsior is located by the sea and in an area with good airport proximity. Fort St. Elmo and Malta Experience are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Sliema Promenade and Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt. Travelling with kids? Consider Malta National Aquarium and San Anton Gardens. Our guests appreciate the hotel's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Royal Opera House - 6 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Upper Barrakka Gardens - 9 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Sliema Ferry - 13 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Lower Barrakka Gardens - 15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mediterranean Conference Centre - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.) - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

About this property

Grand Hotel Excelsior

Catch some rays on Grand Hotel Excelsior's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants. All 428 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, minibars and coffee/tea makers.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Malta Eco-Certified, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - 9 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 16 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 20.00 for adults and EUR 10.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 50 per vehicle (roundtrip)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child aged 16 years old or younger stays for free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free valet parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: EUR 20.00 for adults and EUR 10.00 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Marina on-site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination

Entertainment

  • flat-screen TV
  • satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers

Nearby things to do

Activities

  • Golf lessons
  • Golf
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing

Where to eat

  • Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
4.3

Excellent

5 - Excellent
1,018
4 - Good
728
3 - Okay
183
2 - Mediocre
53
1 - Poor
28
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.1
Amenities
4.1
Property condition

4/5 Good

Very convenient for walking into Valletta, which has transformed in the past year into a beautiful must visit capital city Only downside is having to cross a busy road outside the hotel

Stayed 3 nights in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

Too far from town for older clients. Requires climbing 88 steps to street level

Stayed 7 nights in Sep. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Excellent in every way: good location and first rate facilities.

Stayed 10 nights in Sep. 2019

3/5

Lovely location but definitely showing its age both internally and externally. Rooms are rundown. Amenities are weak.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

5/5 Excellent

Great hospitality and professionalism! The staff at the SPA were very helpful and friendly!

Stayed 3 nights in Oct. 2019

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