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rochester
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96 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed for 9 days at this hotel: at first for 6 days and then, after a stay in Gozo, 3 more days. The positives 1. The setting of the beautiful pools and outdoor restaurant, the proximity to the harbor for a swim in the sea 2. The proximity to the UNESCO city of Valletta 3. The ample choices... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Grand boast 5 stars at the entrance but is definitely below par once you are inside. My wife and I spent several days at the hotel ( we would have preferred the Phoenicia but the place is closed for major refurbishment) in September.The hotel is certainly large and, by and large, its staff try hard to please - but... More 

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Stratford Upon Avon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived early but were lucky enough to be checked in speedily as our room was ready and just needed a final check by housekeeping. Receptionist was warm, friendly and helpful. We had a room with large well furnished terrace and spectacular harbour views - although as other reviewers have mentioned there is rather a lack of privacy between neighbouring... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Whilst the Excelsior Grand Hotel lacks the charm of smaller hotels it has comfortable rooms with stunning views & well trained staff. The old town with its many restaurants, shops & museums is only a 10 min walk. The steps were not an issue for us. We found it a comfortable walk. The hotel offers free shuttles to the old... More 

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Thank Maryanne M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had travelled from Valencia to London then to Manchester, then flew over to Malta within a 24 hour period so upon entry to the not so grand excelsior you can imagine I was quite tired, and looking forward to the four day break I had planned before I had to move onto Rome, I had chosen the Excelsior because... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The panoramic view offered by the hotel immediately excites the weary traveller but then -- the curt attitude of both the reception staff and the 'table guide' in the breakfast restaurant, the limited number of lifts, and the cost of the meals and the slow service, and the drab furnishing -- shatters the illusion. Furthermore, with reception on the sixth... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were welcomed on arrival with a lovely ice cool drink and informed our room was not quite ready as we were a little early and we had been upgraded as it was our wedding anniversary. The general appearance of the hotel exceeded our expectations and truly deserves its 5 stars. It is a large imposing hotel with many public... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this a beautiful hotel very convenient for discovering Valletta from the hotel staff were most helpful when we arrived to fine the company we booked with Hoteling.com had gone bankrupt and booking had been cancelled, which we will sort out back in UK. They managed to get us a wonderful room with a great view ,everyone was so... More 

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Brussels
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Here are the main features: Location: pleasant, on the port, by the sea. You can go to the historic part of Valletta by a 10-15 minutes walk. Rooms: large, with a comfortable bed. The style and decoration is unfortunately overall quite ugly. The air conditioning is not working very well. Wifi: free and fast Staff: smiling but not always very... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our travel agents transferred us to The Excelsior Grand after discovering The Phoenicia wouldn't be ready by September. Staff are friendly and helpful. We had a lovely room with a view over the harbour. Our room was tidied every day & every evening the maid arrived with chocolate and asking to turn down the bed. The bathroom was cleaned every... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta is a deluxe, 5-star resort situated within the sixteenth century fortifications of Malta’s capital city, Valletta - a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Excelsior commands the island’s premier waterfront location offering breathtaking sea views of Marsamxett Harbour and Manoel Island. As a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the hotel exceeds expectations on the basis of its 5-star service excellence. All deluxe rooms and suites enjoy a harmonious blend of classic and contemporary design mixed with modern 5-star convenience including multi-channel flat screen TV. Spread over ten levels, three of which are executive floors, most of the rooms and suites overlook stunning harbour views. The Excelsior’s facilities include a private 30-berth marina, large outdoor and indoor swimming pools, health & beauty centre and 3 food and beverage outlets. The Excelsior offers versatile conference & banqueting facilities, fourteen flexible venues, a number of which have natural daylight - an ideal environment for business meetings, conferences and other events. Near to the Excelsior is the Mediterranean Conference Centre. This historical building enhances the Excelsior’s conference potential with an auditorium capacity for up to one thousand four hundred delegates. The Grand Hotel Excelsior opened its doors to its first guests on the 10th September 2007. Right from the start it was very clear that the product and service offerings were to be of a superior nature. The hotel prides itself in attracting and retaining a faithful following of leisure and business guests as well as prominent international personalities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Excelsior Grand Hotel

Address: Great Siege Road, Valletta, Island of Malta FRN 1810, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Valletta
Price Range: $119 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Excelsior Grand Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 428
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Also Known As:
Excelsior Grand Valletta
Hotel Excelsior Grand
Excelsior Grand Hotel Malta/Valletta
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Valletta
#3 Luxury Hotel in Valletta
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