The Palace Hotel

The Palace is a luxury hotel at the top of a hill with views over Sliema city and the Mediterranean Sea on the island of Malta. The hotel is steps from Ghar Id-Dud, the nearest sandy stretch of shoreline, and looks out to the capital city, Valletta. There's also a boat-lined harbour within walking distance where you can enjoy a drink or bite to eat at the local bars, restaurants or cafes. The hotel has a contemporary look with modern furniture and statement lights including a grand chandelier in the lobby. There are three restaurants and three bars, some with panoramic views of the coast. The Palace also has two outdoor swimming pools with plenty of places to relax in the sun or the shade. If you fancy a drink during the day, you can use the pool waiter service, so you won't have to get up from your lounger. Over 18s can use the hotel's spa where there's an indoor pool and sauna. You can also book wellness and beauty treatments such as massages, facials and manicures. If you'd like to go exploring, Bizazza Street is a short stroll from the hotel. There you'll find more restaurants and shopping centres selling everything from clothes to souvenirs.

The coastline in this part of the island is rugged with flat rocks rather than beaches but there are sandy stretches of shore such as Balluta Bay, 1km from the hotel. Here you can go swimming, snorkelling or scuba diving. In the heart of Sliema, you'll find boutique shops and high street chains, one of the most popular areas being Bisazza Street, 400m away. For more shopping, Valletta is 1.8km from the hotel and has independent shops and malls with top fashion brands lining the streets that wind down the the town's harbour. There are also restaurants and cafes serving both traditional Maltese cuisine and international dishes.

During the day, the hotel's cafe and pool bar are open with an additional Asian themed bar serving drinks in the evening. You can dine in the continental buffet restaurant or order from the menu in the Asian or continental ‡ la carte restaurants. These also offer outdoor seating with a view of the city.

If you want to work out while you're away, the hotel has a gym and and offers fitness classes for over 18s.

Rooms have a fresh look with cream walls, modern furniture and fabrics in rich colours. There's also a balcony or terrace, air conditioning and a minibar.

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Sliema, Malta, Malta

Address: SLM1542, High Street, ., Sliema, Malta

Phone: +35621333444


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Lovely hotel with fantastic staff!

May 2022 | Explorer30329388170

Lovely and clean hotel all the facilities you need. The staff are exceptional! Nothing is too much trouble. On first impressions the area does look a tad run down and the view from our balcony wasn’t the best, but we hardly sat there. However, 5 mins stroll and you are down on the front to the shops and bars and 5 mins from the ferry that takes you over to Valetta. Roof top pool was immaculately clean. Must visit the Asian restaurant Tempt Asian which was delicious. The food at breakfast was also great. Plenty of choice, you couldn’t wish for any more. This review has also been written by someone who has high standards

Recommend a stay in AX The Palace for it's excellent location, friendly and efficient staff throughout the hotel.

May 2022 | Mary L

Myself and my cousin loved our stay in AX The Palace hotel and hope to return and explore more of this historic and interesting country. For a small island it packs a lot of clout, and I can see how people want to revisit. The hotel is in a perfect central location and quiet area of Sliema. It is only a short walk down to the harbour to avail of the numerous ferry trips to Gozo and Comino and to tour the harbour. Easy access to the frequent hop on/off buses and to join the tour buses. All excursions can be booked from the hotel. It was also lovely to be so near Valetta, as a revisit was on my wish list since it was one of the stops on a west Mediterranean cruise I did a few years ago. Dorianne the front office manager and all her staff are amazing. She is professional and an excellent people person. There is a great rapport between her and her reception staff. There is a lovely vibe and sense of calmness and a homely feeling about the place. Everyone is so friendly and attentive. Floyd, Mark and Zohaib dealt with all our queries and helped us plan out our week. The Spa offers a wide range of treatments and I would highly recommend the therapists Faye, Alexsander and Emrah. My friend enjoyed her facial and I had one of my best massages ever. I felt like a new woman!!! We had a spacious executive room with a balcony and a fridge. Breakfast was excellent, and as we were out and about most days we had our main meals then. We had one nice meal in the all day restaurant, but otherwise we made great use of our tea making facilities when we had our snacks in the evening. It was an added bonus that a late check out was available as our flight was at 9pm. So we had a chance to relax and savour the last day of our holiday.

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Apr 2022 | Y3865RPrichards

Before i booked i told them ,i am glue tine and lactose free, and they told me that it is no problem . When i asked them for the desert , the manager told me that i can take only fruit salad . It was Easter and my desert was fruit salad in a 5 star hotel .

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