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Excelsior Grand Hotel

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My experience of this hotel was one of complete satisfaction! My friend and I were met on arrival at the airport by the hotel driver. The air shuttle was well worth €20 not having to hunt around for bus or taxi (taxi would have cost about the same!). The setting of the hotel was lovely with its grand lobby and...

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Indonesia
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

For 2 consecutive days , we took day tour from the hotel, my driver and my guide was Mr. David. I was so impressed with his politeness, kindness, most of all he know very well to all very nice places even he knows where to took a good pictures... his knowledge is no doubt.. 👍 For us 3 night staying...

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London
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Large but personal service in this galactic size waterside almost cruise ship hotel. Staff extremely friendly and attentive. Rooms comfortable. Facilities extensive. Although somewhat surprised that sauna and steam were an extra! Within walking distance of Valletta. Good shuttle service to airport.

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Hampshire
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the Excelsior tired and very unhelpful in every way. To start of, I'm not sure when the picture at the head of this review page was taken but it is nothing like this now... On to my gripes, Firstly you are required to pay a $50 per night deposit in case you.... well I'm still not sure why!...

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North West England
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quietly situated just outside the city walls of Valleta. The hotel is comfortable with good leisure facilities, a pleasant bar and lounge area and excellent staff. It's just 5 minutes walk to the open topped bus tour stop, seven minutes to the main taxi rank and excellent, cheap, local buses and a few minutes more to the main town. Tip:...

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has been well described by the recent reviewers. The accommodation, service, and food are all well up to 5 star standards. The outlook over the Marsamxett Harbour is delightful. We elected to stay at the Excelsior on a B&B basis because we wanted to get out in the evenings to sample the Maltese food in the local restaurants....

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for four nights as our original hotel had to close suddenly for construction. Although we prefer to stay in places with charm and character, the Excelsior is a perfectly adequate option for Valletta accommodation. We didn't have the breakfast and if it isn't included in your room rate it's cheaper and more enjoyable to have breakfast in town....

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BRIANBARTOLO, Director of Sales at Excelsior Grand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nickykoala Many thanks for choosing the Grand Hotel Excelsior for your recent trip to Malta and to take time to share with us your experience. It is always great to hear that we exceeded your expectations and we do hope that we will have another opportunity to welcome you again at the Excelsior. Should you have dates in mind...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for for a 3 night break and we weren't disappointed. The staff were genuinely lovely from start to finish. The room was spacious, we were at the front of the hotel (same side as reception) so had no view but this didn't matter. Robes and slippers provided. Turndown service and a courtesy call to ask if there...

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Hawes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Firstly common criticisms..... yes from steps building a touch in need of TLC... Secondly steps... deffo a bind if you have walking difficulties... but transport always readily available... Now the big pluses.....LOVATION... ideal... next to town and the bus station.... any bus trip is just 1 euro 5p cts..... so the island is all accessible and so cheap. FACILITIES.... very...

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shropshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 3 nights for city break in March 2017. Super room overlooking harbour. Well appointed, great views from large balcony with chairs and table. Housekeeping service great room very comfortable and really well serviced. Concierge service good too - delivered letter for us really efficiently. Really enjoyed breakfast - the staff were very friendly and helpful there too. Would recommmend...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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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
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Valletta
Price Range: $172 - $416 (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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“try to steer clear of the rooms over the entrance as coaches often leave their engines running even at 5am”
 of 5 bubbles homerobscura, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are no noisy areas but those at the back, towards the harbour , have the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles Ezzm, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A view over the Harbour is well worth the extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles terryowe2, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view room great. Alternatively room overlooking pool. Some rooms have a limited outlook facing directly onto the Valletta ramparts”
 of 5 bubbles KFW, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“check website of the hotel to find cheap solution”
 of 5 bubbles AILMAN, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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