We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Phoenicia

Travellers' Choice award winner
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Hotel Phoenicia
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

2,130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,858: English reviews
Start your review of Hotel Phoenicia
 Click to rate
Naxxar, Malta
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had dinner tonight at the refurbished Phoenicia Hotel and it was a fantastic experience. The property is unique, the atmosphere divine, the service was incredible and the food was certainly first class. If you are after a special night out, this is certainly the place to be. Congratulations to the management and staff for bringing this...

 Report
Helpful?
8Thank civ9t2
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Beautiful old lady of Malta. Just had a big refurbishment and it was lovely when we stayed there a while ago now. Actually situated in Floriana literally at the Valletta wall so easy access to all the sights of Valletta on foot. The garden has a lovely view to the Grand harbour whilst our room had a view over Maxxemett...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Evelyn S
Northallerton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Don't waste time and money booking this hotel. Booked a month ago got a firm fully confirmed booking just been cancelled. Lots of excuses about renovations. They have wrecked our holiday plans. This is not an organisation you can trust.

 Report
Helpful?
39Thank td2traveller
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's the perfect hotel for family and childrens. they have vintage charm and wonderful service.the afternoon its perfect time for tea. nice place with beutiful vie for relax. good price for restaurant and service. we come again.

 Report
Helpful?
13Thank albertodilti
Washington State
Reviewed 12 August 2016

A wonderful, older, established old charm hotel. Excellent walking distance to walk the city and view the old walls. We paid for a cab for the day to take us around the island. The hotel recommended this person and we were very pleased with their choice. Breakfast is expensive but the choices were admirable. The grounds are wonderful and our...

 Report
Helpful?
14Thank JLCWashingtonState
West Islip, New York
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Malta is a magic country, sort of a idyllic place, be it in Malta itself or the islands of Gozo or the small Comino. There are many great hotels there, so it's hard to chose. But if you want the very best, head to Hotel Phoenicia, about 200 hundred yards from the Old Valletta, the unforgettable place frequented by the...

 Report
Helpful?
10Thank riverplate2015
Ossett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from two weeks in Valletta and should have stayed at Phoenicia which we love. I am afraid it is even now a building site with work in progress. In my opinion I cannot see it being finished this year I hope when it opens it will be worth the wait.

 Report
Helpful?
22Thank Jeffrey H
Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We booked this hotel last autumn for June this year and were told that there were minor refurbishments taking place but the hotel would be open in April. We were told in April that the hotel would not be reopening because of some historic find. We booked elsewhere but when we visited Valetta the hotel was a building site and...

 Report
Helpful?
15Thank Helen372537
Charles A, General Manager at Hotel Phoenicia, responded to this review

Dear Helen, I would like to offer my apologies for not being able to accommodate you at the Phoenicia for this visit. I am sorry that you were misinformed about the extent of the refurbishment as the plan always entailed major renovations. It is also very unfortunate that during excavations, historic section of the bastion walls were discovered which delayed...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We had a similar experience to previous reviewers in that our tour operator, Thomson, failed to let us know that the hotel would not be ready to receive guests in July. In fact they assured us that our booking was secure and it was only when the e-tickets arrived that we realised that we had been re-located, without any consultation,...

 Report
Helpful?
15Thank vc2932
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you like luxury, attentive service, great food and magnificent views then The Hotel Phoenicia will not disappoint. There is an old world quality to this establishment that is rarely found these days and is almost unique among the hotels in Malta

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank M G F

930 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (650)
Viewed
Room/Suite (64)
Viewed
Dining (43)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (205)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (63)
Viewed
Bathroom (27)
Viewed
View from Room (61)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
2:56
Videos (3)
Viewed
Other (179)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (204)
Viewed
Amenities (9)
Viewed
Classic Plus Room (27)
Viewed
Classic Room (27)
Viewed
Pool (11)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
Suite (41)
Viewed
The Hotel (67)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (76)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (7)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (18)
Viewed
View from Room (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (17)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Valletta
0.3 km away
Excelsior Grand Hotel
Excelsior Grand Hotel
#4 of 14 in Valletta
3,695 reviews
0.7 km away
Casa Ellul
Casa Ellul
#1 of 14 in Valletta
297 reviews
1.9 km away
The Palace
The Palace
#1 of 29 in Sliema
3,284 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 km away
Osborne Hotel
Osborne Hotel
#6 of 14 in Valletta
1,021 reviews
0.6 km away
Grand Harbour Hotel
Grand Harbour Hotel
#3 of 14 in Valletta
508 reviews
3.2 km away
Hilton Malta
Hilton Malta
#3 of 34 in Saint Julian's
4,407 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5 star luxury in Malta’s historic Art Deco hotel. Hotel Phoenicia, one of the leading 5 star hotels in Malta, is located at the City Gates of Valletta, Malta’s capital city and UNESCO heritage city. Just 50 meters from city gate, it is perfectly placed for discovering the historic walled city, feasting on Caravaggio’s paintings and exploring the magnificent harbours. The hotel also boast magnificent 7 acre garden. The island's central bus terminus is just meters away civing the possibility to explore the whole island by bus. A stay at the Hotel Phoenicia is an unforgettable experience. Our charming staff will ensure your every whim is catered for. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Phoenicia

Address: The Mall, Valletta, Island of Malta FRN 1478, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Valletta
Price Range: $306 - $636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Phoenicia 5*
Number of rooms: 136
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotwire, Expedia, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Hotel Phoenicia reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Phoenicia Hotel Valletta
Phoenicia Hotel Malta
Hotel Phoenicia Malta/Valletta
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Valletta
#2 Luxury Hotel in Valletta
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Hotel Phoenicia staff and other travellers.
24 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (24)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Phoenicia staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Amazing Harbour views”
civ9t2, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a room with a balcony but all the rooms are great. It has a pool in the gardens”
755evelyns, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel is a mere 200 yards from the Old City, and very close to a bus stop where you can go to any place in the city.”
riverplate2015, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“High up for the views”
Jan179, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“A nice view from the 3rd floor.”
AndreaZagreb_Croatia, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
5 of 5