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Near city centre

Set beside the 16th-century bastions of the waterfront city of Valletta, this luxury modern hotel is amid landscaped gardens, 200 metres from the city centre.

Hotel pools

Guests can cool off in the indoor and outdoor pools, relax in the spa tub, work out in the gym, and keep in touch with complimentary wireless Internet access in the lobby.

Satellite television

Grand Hotel Excelsior's 428 air-conditioned guestrooms all include bathrobes, slippers, Internet connections (surcharge), satellite television, phones with voicemail, and laptop-compatible safes.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Grand Hotel Excelsior is set amid 15,000 square feet of landscaped gardens and boasts a private beach. Guests can work out in the fitness room and go for refreshing dips in the indoor and outdoor pools. The spa boasts a sauna and steam room, and offers massages, body and beauty treatments. Restaurants include the Spice Island Restaurant, the main restaurant of the hotel, and serves breakfast and dinner, and the Admirals Landing which serves a la carte dining. The Tiki Grill and Yacht Club are open during the summer months.

Business travelers can make use of extensive conference facilities and of the multiple large meeting rooms. Further amenities include a shuttle bus service to Valletta, a 24-hour concierge service, and onsite garage parking. 24-hour airport shuttle available. Babysitting is also available for a surcharge.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Marina on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 428 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 

Where to Eat

Admiral's Landing - Offers international à la carte dishes with a Mediterranean twist, along with an extensive wine list and views over Manoel Island and Marsamxett Harbor.

Spice Island Restaurant - Buffet restaurant specializing in Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean cuisine, prepared in live cooking stations. It offers views of the inner harbor and pool area. Open 2008.

Tiki Grill - Tiki is open every evening during summer months, serving a grill menu including fresh fish, sizzling steaks, and lavish desserts. View a sunset over the port while having a cocktail or a glass of chilled sparkling wine before the grill.

Yacht Club - Set on the Piazza Marina beside the outdoor pool deck, this venue serves popular pool snacks, refreshing ice cream, and a wide range of beverages by day; at night the Yacht Club is transformed into a place for pizza, pasta, and snacks complete with nightly entertainment. Open 2008.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Malta Spa at the Grand Hotel Excelsior offers an atmospheric space that is a starting point for a journey toward equilibrium between body, mind, and spirit. The spa offers nine luxuriously private treatment rooms. Amongst them, the Malta Spa Resort has three couple's massage rooms, one with a private hydro-bath and another one with a spa tub. All of the massage rooms are candle lit and accompanied by relaxing music.

  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.


Effective April 1, 2016 a city tax will be charged and collected at the property. Children under 18 years of age will be exempt. For further details, please contact the property using the information contained in the confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 12 per person (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.

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Awards & Affiliations

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