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The Phoenicia Malta

Malta, Valletta

Good for Couples

Built in 1939, The Phoenicia Malta is the oldest and perhaps most famous five star hotel in Malta. Conveniently located at the entrance of the historical capital of Valletta, this cosmopolitan hotel enjoys uninterrupted views over the city and its fortifications. Surrounded by established gardens and renowned landmarks, a sense of regal glamour pervades. Inside, the traditional architecture successfully combines with modern furnishings to achieve a colonial charm and definite luxury. A choice of fine restaurants offer international cuisine and the Bastion pool deck, overlooking Marsamxett Harbour, is perfect for unwinding with a glass of cool drink.

  • A member of 'The Leading Hotels of the World'
  • Stunning infinity pool
  • Views across historic Valletta
  • Fully refurbished in 2016
  • Set within 7.5 acres of landscaped gardens


Bars & Restaurants

The Phoenix

Opening Times:

07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 22:00

Start your day with a choice of hot and cold dishes from the lavish breakfast buffet and take time to savour a lunch time or evening meal from the seasonally changing a la carte menu on offer.
Guests on half board will receive a three course table d'hote dinner in this restaurant. It is possible to have lunch instead of dinner with the exception of the festive dates such as Christmas Lunch and New Years Day Lunch.

Club Bar

Opening Times:
18:00 - 01:00

The Club Bar is inspired by Malta's rich colonial history, exuding classical charm. Its terrace overlooks the habour and enjoys city vistas, the perfect place to enjoy a classic cocktail or explore the bar's tempting selection.

Palm Court Lounge

Opening Times:
08:30 - 22:00

The Palm Court Lounge is a comfortable place to unwind, whether it's for an indulgent afternoon tea or an evening pre-dinner cocktail!

Cafe Phoenicia

Opening Times:
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday - Sunday

Overlooking the hustle and bustle of Valetta, this lively café serves a tasy menu, including fresh pasta dishes and wood-fired pizzas.

Pool Bar

Recently renovated and enjoying a contemporary feel, the poolside is a relaxing venue to dine with a menu best served alfresco. Enjoy delicious salads, chilled soups, sandwiches and homemade gelato! A refreshing choice of drinks are also served throughout the day.

Opening Times:

Open throughout the day (subject to weather conditions)
Opening Dates:
April - October

About the location
Valletta, Malta's capital, offers a true glimpse into this island nation’s chequered past. The city successfully combines the ancient with the modern – its cobbled streets are dotted with cool cafes and wine bars. There’s a roster of museums and galleries to check out, and in terms of sightseeing, a visit to St John's Cathedral is a must. Follow it up with a stroll around the harbour – it’s often described as one of the grandest and most beautiful in Europe. Oozing character and history at every turn, it’s easy to see why Valletta has captivated the hearts of so many over the years – from royalty and heads of state to poets and artists.
Transfer time
25 minutes from Luqa airport
Deluxe Harbour View

Max 2 Adults

Deluxe Harbour View Rooms are recently refurbished and have a balcony or panoramic window featuring views over the historic harbour. Bathrooms feature either bath or shower.

Executive Harbour View Suite

Executive rooms feature all the same amenities as superior rooms, but with the addition of a balcony where you can enjoy the fantastic city views. Bathrooms feature either bathtub or shower.

Superior Rooms

Max 2 Adults

Superior Rooms have all been recently refurbished and benefit from views of the historical cities of Valletta or Floriana. Rooms come with either a double bed or twin beds, and have air conditioning, hairdryer, TV, shower or bathtub, tea & coffee making facilities, telephone, Wi-Fi, and safe.

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A good and poor stay - check your mattress !
Brierdene, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 16 2018
Stayed for a week in December. Still waiting for the hotel management to address our concerns but sadly no response, hence the sad need to leave this review. After 3 nights of poor quality, sweaty...
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Excellent Hotel in the heart of the city
T5968KAjoannes, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Dec 15 2018
What a fabulous hotel! The staff can???t do enough for you - special thanks to the front of house staff who organised a late check out for us! The breakfast is excellent - so much choice and of a very...
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