Grand Hotel Excelsior
All the riches of one of Europe's most historic cities harmonize delightfully with modern luxury at Grand Hotel Excelsior. Overlooking the Maltese capital's Marsamxett Harbor and Fort Manoel, breathtaking views immerse you in the city's baroque architecture, while an impeccable concierge service guides you to popular and lesser-known Valletta’s sights, even offering chauffeur-driven tours and the use of a private marina. Whether you're taking in the view from the outdoor pool terrace or reef diving with the watersports team, this 429-room hotel places Malta's remarkable history and landscape at your feet.
- Moor at a 30-berth private yacht marina, the venue for Malta's annual boat show
- Relax in contemporary style on the edge of Valetta's UNESCO-listed old town
- Sunbathe and swim at Valletta’s only private beach, with magnificent harbor views
- Indulge in Le Grand Spa's signature treatment: a 90-minute Maharlika massage that draws on techniques from across Asia and the Pacific
- Swim in an expansive terrace pool with spectacular views over Marsamxett Harbor and historic Fort Manoel
At Grand Hotel Excelsior, every moment is special. You can arrive by yacht; swim from a private beach; admire views of Manoel Island and the city’s cathedrals while you enjoy your morning coffee. As the sun goes down, take a seat on the terrace at the Tiki Bar & Restaurant for a relaxed dinner beneath the stars.
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All of Grand Hotel Excelsior’s 429 guestrooms and suites come with a king-size bed, city or sea views, a seating area, a workspace, and a generous bathroom with a deep-soak tub and shower. Deluxe Rooms come with a balcony and a choice of view. Book the Deluxe Seafront with Terrace for a spacious outdoor lounge area and access to the Executive Club Lounge. Superior guestrooms come with sweeping views of the hotel’s gardens, Marsamxett Harbor, and Fort Manoel.
Upgrade to a suite for the best views, with extra-spacious seating areas, generous balconies, and access to the Executive Club Lounge. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom Royal Suite and Presidential Suite both have sumptuous furnishings, large terraces overlooking the ocean, dining rooms for socializing with friends, and private master bedroom balconies. For the ultimate in luxury, choose the Grand Suite with four en-suite bedrooms, two additional bathrooms, two living rooms, and two large terraces with 180-degree views of the harbor and Manoel Island.
The hotel offers round-the-clock reception and concierge services, 24-hour in-room dining, business center, and porterage, as well as a childcare service.
Sample flavors from around the world at the Grand Hotel Excelsior’s six restaurants and bars. From Caribbean cuisine to poolside treats or dishes delivered right to your door, five-star dining and custom cocktails are just moments away.
Admiral's Landing – Grand Hotel Excelsior's sophisticated flagship restaurant overlooks the sea through floor-to-ceiling windows. Dine on international dishes prepared with a Mediterranean flair, and choose from an extensive collection of fine wines.
Spice Island and Castaway Bar – This casual buffet-style eatery focuses on vibrant flavors from the Mediterranean, Asia, the Middle East, and the Caribbean.
Tiki Bar and Restaurant – Dine out on the terrace at the Tiki Bar and Restaurant. During the day, order pastas, salads, and snacks direct to your sun lounger; in the evening, choose table seating and watch the sunset over the harbor while you sample freshly caught fish.
Yacht Club – Choose from light meals, ice creams, and cocktails in the open air on the Piazza Marina.
Tiki Village and Blue Ocean Bar – Relaxed outdoor dining for lunch and dinner, with magnificent views of the harbor, and live entertainment.
Harbour View Lounge – Harbour View serves as the hotel’s 24-hour lobby bar, serving snacks, teas, cocktails, wines, and other beverages in a quiet atmosphere.
Chartroom Bar – A warm and relaxing marine-themed lounge for afternoon tea, evening drinks, and live evening entertainment.
Swim with a spectacular backdrop in the hotel’s terrace pool, watch the yachts sailing by from your lounger, or soak up the sun on Valletta’s only private beach. Work out in the fitness center, unwind with a massage or facial at the Le Grand Spa, or perfect your poses with a hatha yoga class.
Nearby Valletta's compact center is packed with baroque architecture, quaint cafés, and colorful houses. Alternatively, explore the region in style with a private chauffeur-driven tour, or discover Malta's celebrated marine environment on a guided wrecks tour or reef dive. Finally, stock up on unique souvenirs at Ta’ Qali Crafts Village, or see the dazzling baroque art and architecture at St. John’s Co-Cathedral.
Grand Hotel Excelsior
Grand Hotel Excelsior is located on Marsamxett Harbor in the Maltese capital of Valletta, 10 minutes' walk from the city center. This puts the hotel on the city's northern waterfront, looking across to Manoel Island and its historic fort. Public transportation is easily accessible from the hotel.
Malta International Airport is 4 mi / 7 km away; about a 20-minute drive.
The main bus terminal is just over five minutes by car or on foot from Grand Hotel Excelsior. The hotel also offers free daily shuttles to Valletta city center.
Grand Hotel Excelsior has a 30-berth private yacht marina.
The hotel offers valet parking, and concierges can arrange taxi journeys.