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Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
Ranked #1 of 12 Hotels in Mellieha
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Back from a second trip from The golden Sands Radisson in Malta ! We love this place . It is a little out of the way but we like that. And there are three great bars on the beach for food and drink, the little shack directly on the beach is great for snacks and pies. This time round we went out and about using the public transport, its only £6 for the week and you can go round the island and see places you might have missed. The buses are all aircon and they don't get to busy, we lived the fact that we saw little restaraunts out of the way that served wonderful local food. The beach is clean and the water is so clear, the locals come down in the evenings and have family barbacues on the other part of the beach creating a wonderful atmosphere All the staff at the Radisson go out of thier way to make your stay perfect and they are great to give out local knowledge Cant say enough about how lovely this location , Hotel and the people are . Go and visit as soon as you can

Room Tip: Sea view rooms are the best cos the view is amazing but because the rooms are so luxurious a country...
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 20, 2013

The best 5* in Malta.
Perfect location to just chill and relax. Far away from the madding crowds, but close enough to grab the "hop on hop off" bus.
Hotel is 100% clean. Very accommodating staff. especially the restaurant Manager HENRI and his team of staff., inc Michelle and Louis. A smile and a good morning EVERY morning......
The rooms/suites are just perfect for self catering option if you wish....but the half board food package is well worth every penny.
The outside pools are super clean with the hotels own towels for the beds. Inside pool and spa are lovely and well worth a visit.
The views are spectacular at any time of the day.
The private beach is the best on the island with specific area for hotel occupants, with sun beds and parasols and double beds.
On beach service with a waiter to fetch and carry for you if you fancy!( Or the "munchies" cafes and eateries on the beach are cheap and tasty....)
Three restaurants to choose from and all with the best food!
The beach has a clean award for 2013....safe for the little ones...
If you want a bit of luxury, this is the perfect retreat....Go on...treat yourself!
The beds are sooooo comfy with the biggest fluffiest pillows too!!

Room Tip: All rooms are great. The country view is quiet, but even the sea view is not noisy...all light and a...
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2013

Good Afternoon,

Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable comments about us on TripAdvisor. We are extremely delighted to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Your kind comments about Henri, Michelle and Louis are much appreciated and have been shared with them and the rest of the team who are pleased to read that they were able to add value to your holiday.
We look forward to your next stay at the Radisson Golden Sands.

Kind Regards,

Karla

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stayed at the Radisson for a week in June. What a truly fantastic hotel. We travlled here with three children and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The maintenance man even fixed our pushchair that had been broken on the flight! the hotel was gorgeous, immaculate and peaceful. W e had a large family suite and this was outstanding. The beds were so comfy and we had a kitchen that provided everything we needed. there was a family bathroom and we also had an en suite in the double room. both had a good powerful shower and nice sized bath. We stayed half board and the food was just gorgeous every night. The chef would cook anything we asked for for our three year old. There are regular buses right outside to get about and taxis are plentiful. The gym was great and spa lovely. pools were great, clean and relaxing. beach was lovely too. Malta gave us a fantastic week of hot sun and we had a brilliant holiday and wouldnt hesitate to go back here. One of the best hols weve had for a long time. just perfect,

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2013

Good Morning,

Thank you for taking the time to write the review regarding your recent stay with us. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your stay at the Radisson Blu Golden Sands. Your positive comments about our staff are appreciated and have been forwarded to all the team members.

Kind Regards,

Karla

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Stayed here with my husband last week for 7 days. Perfect property, wonderful food, outstanding customer service. Take advantage of all the hotel has to offer. Get the breakfast included in your stay. You won't regret it! Take advantage of the poolside chairs and the beach chairs. Make sure you get an ocean view.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We recently visited the hotel and took our extended family. My sister - in - law is very badly disabled. The arragements were very difficult and kept changing but nothing was too much trouble for the staff. My sister - in - law was able to visit everywhere on the site from the pools to the beach and restaurants without any problems. I lost my e-reader with an alarming regularity but it was always returned to me by a very nice young man from reception. There were 2 highlights with meals, one was a vegetarian extravaganza we organised and the other where the chef kindly cooked the fish my husband had caught. The bar was lovely and I really enjoyed Michael's service which was funny and excellent. But everyone was service oriented and we had a great time. I loved the beach this time but the pools are really amazing and just right for families

Room Tip: The sea view rooms have a spectacular view. The air conditioning is effective,
  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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KarlaCasey, Secretary to the Chief Operating Officer at Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2013

Good Afternoon,

Thank you for posting your wonderful review on Tripadvisor. It is of great satisfaction to read when staff efforts are acknowledged by our guests, I will definitely share your comments with the entire team.

We look forward to your next stay at the Golden Sands,

Regards,

Karla

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

What a brilliant place for a holiday - a 5* experience. This is the perfect place for a relaxing holiday, remote enough to be quiet but there is regular transport, both public and provided by the hotel, to all parts of the island for sightseeing, shopping and clubbing. The rooms are oustanding and noting is to much trouble for the staff - if you want some information/advice about the island talk to Henri he is a 'star' and a wealth of knowledge. Golden Sands is a very good description for the beach - there is a private section for the hotel but the public part is large enough not to feel crowded. There is a great range of restuarants and bars in the hotel and a couple of others within walking distance. We have already booked for next year.....

Room Tip: There are sea-view and country-view rooms - don't forget to stipulate what you want.
  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

We stayed here in September 2012

What a truly wonderful hotel, it's got a private beach, 4 pools, lovely restaurants. Nice and quiet so fantastic for families. The hotel has an amazing animation group and a children's club. You even get a complimentary boat and bus trip included in the price when you go to the informal welcome meeting xxx. It was our little Boy's first ever trip abroad and he loved it so much, he cried when we left and he talks about it all of the time.

I would highly recommend this hotel, it is well worth the money, you certainly do get what you pay for.

All of the staff are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble at all. The whole hotel is immaculate xx

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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Address: Golden Bay, Mellieha, Island of Malta MLH 5510, Malta (Formerly Radisson SAS)
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Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Mellieha
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Business Hotel in Mellieha
#1 Romantic Hotel in Mellieha
#1 Luxury Hotel in Mellieha
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Mellieha
#1 Family Hotel in Mellieha
#1 Spa Hotel in Mellieha
Price Range: $125 - $445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands 5*
Number of rooms: 329
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