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Grand Hotel Excelsior

Great Siege Road, Valletta FRN 1810

+356 2125 0520

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based on 3,519 reviews


Value for money

The Grand Hotel Excelsior is situated just outside of the entrance to the historic portions of Valletta and is right along the sea. When you stay at the hotel, you will find that you are within walking distance of many of the most popular attractions, and others are a short drive away. In addition, the airport can be reached in less than 20 minutes by car. The Grand Hotel Excelsior provides a range of amenities and features for you to enjoy, such as an indoor and outdoor pool area and a sun terrace. Enjoy the spa and the fitness center, as well. The property also has a 24hr front desk, luggage storage, and concierge service. Wi-Fi is free of charge and available in all areas of the hotel. Free parking is available at the property. The hotel is quite large and offers 429 rooms and suites across 10 floors. All of the rooms have comfortable furnishings and modern conveniences. The rooms all have air conditioning, as well as an ergonomic workstation. Wireless Internet is available in the rooms, as is a minibar and tea and coffee facilities. Rooms feature bathrooms, along with flat-screen TVs. Many rooms have balconies. The hotel has a dining venue, as well as a bar where you can grab a drink. Of course, the area around the hotel has many places to dine, as well. You can consider visiting Phoenix Restaurant, Luciano Restaurant, LaPira Maltese Kitchen, and Rubino. The Grand Hotel Excelsior puts you near many interesting locations. You might want to check out the Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens or the Royal Opera House, for example.

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  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Newspapers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • VIP room facilities


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Towels


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Child pool
  • Children's television networks

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Grand Hotel Excelsior

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Great Siege Road, Valletta FRN 1810

Restaurants and Cafés

Hard Rock Cafe Malta0.5 mi
Gracy's Bar & Brasserie0.5 mi
AKI0.5 mi
ION0.5 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 3519 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Extremely nice and friendly staff. (in 344 reviews)
  • "Great location, close to Valletta!" (in 264 reviews)
  • Great breakfast with sea view. (in 236 reviews)
Cons -
  • Oldfashioned and dirty hotel. (in 112 reviews)
  • A bit old fashioned. (in 38 reviews)
  • this is a 5 star hotel unwourthy! (in 35 reviews)

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Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $171/night difference in the average price of 5 star hotels in Valletta ($364/night) and the average nightly rate at Grand Hotel Excelsior ($193/night).

  • Grand Hotel Excelsior is 3.2 mi away from Luqa Malta Intl. You can typically expect your drive time from Grand Hotel Excelsior to Luqa Malta Intl to be 9min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Luqa Malta Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Grand Hotel Excelsior offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $9/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at Grand Hotel Excelsior would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Luqa Malta Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Excelsior does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Valletta for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for Valletta guests staying in Grand Hotel Excelsior is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Excelsior has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • When staying at Grand Hotel Excelsior there is just 0.4 mi between you and Valletta city center. While making your way to the center of Valletta, you should plan to visit Auberge de Castille, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • If you have questions about Grand Hotel Excelsior or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +356 2125 0520.

  • Yes, Grand Hotel Excelsior has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Grand Hotel Excelsior is a great place to stay.

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