We stayed 5 nights with the Phoenicia and loved it. Great location. The staff are wonderful and... See full review
Feb 28, 2015
Good hotel, convenient for the city
I had a pleasant stay at the Phoenicia during a few days of taking in Valletta and Malta sights. See full review
Jun 7, 2015
5 star luxury in Maltas historic art Deco hotel at the City Gates of Valetta, with a magical secret garden, the Hotel Phoenicia is perfectly placed for the discovering the historic walled city, feasting on Caravaggios paintings and exploring the Grand Harbour.
With award-winning service and excellent facilities, the luxurious Hotel Phoenicia is a sumptuous retreat for the discerning traveller and a luxurious indulgence if you want to spoil yourself or a loved one.
A national treasure opened in 1947, Hotel Phoenicia is a key part of Maltas social and cultural history. Stars, socialites and the crowned heads of Europe have enjoyed this 5 star hotel for over 60 years.
Some of the worlds greatest hoteliers have left their mark on the Phoenicia. Original features mingle with distinctly modern twists, refining the effortless Art Deco elegance that makes Maltas finest hotel so special.
A stay at the Hotel Phoenicia is an unforgettable experience. Our charming staff will ensure your every whim is catered for.
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Executive Rooms make the most of Phoenicias proximity to Valletta, the islands business capital. Furnished with an elegant writing desk, coffee table with comfortable armchairs, and tea-and coffee-making facilities, an Executive Room is the perfect accommodation space to manage your meetings and catch up on your business.
Hotel Phoenicia is also sensitive to your business needs, and offers a number of complimentary services, including free wired and WiFi internet access, mineral water, newspaper and pressing. Executive Rooms are also relaxing, with a flat-screen television, views of the city, and a contemporary dcor that makes the room both your office and your home away from home.
Deluxe Harbour View Room
One of the worlds largest and deepest natural harbours, the Grand Harbour is like a beautiful sparkling mirror, reflecting not just the deepest of skies but also the alluring three cities of Cospicua, Senglea and Vittoriosa. The citys northern Marsamxett harbour, stretching from Dragut Point to Tign Fort and the Ta Xbiex yacht marina, is a sight that appears seemingly within reach.
The Deluxe Harbour View Room, Phoenicia Hotel's accommodation is designed to fuel your imagination, and as you gaze towards the sublime view of the Harbour, your thoughts take you down a historic lane.
Executive Harbour View Suite
Luxury is a subjective essence, which is why we have designed our Executive Harbour View Suites with you in mind. Luxurious and sophisticated, the layout of our new hotel accommodation includes a spacious lounge and separate bedroom, enjoying views of either Marsamxett Harbour or The Grand Harbour, one of the world's deepest natural harbours, and the fortifications, still as indomitable as when they were first built.
The lounge is decorated with rich fabrics and stylish furniture, whilst in some of the bedrooms are accented with a four-poster bed emphasizing its surrounding dcor with plush cushions and feather pillows, promising a cosy and tranquil rest.
Superior Room with Balcony
Maltas capital city is an urban hymn, a story teller which throughout the centuries has written chapters in the islands history. There is no better place from where to read this history than the balconies of Phoenicias Superior Rooms, Phoenicia's hotel accommodation, which enjoy views of Floriana.
Elegantly styled, this hotel accommodation comes with an excellent level of amenities, all chosen with the care and experience that befits Maltas oldest five star hotel. Superior Rooms embody the hotels colonial elegance with classic Lloyd Loom furniture and a traditional dcor that breathes with the Phoenicias sense of history and occasion.
The Classic Rooms are one type of Hotel Phoenicia's accommodation rooms. It is generously laid out, making the most of its ample natural light and fresh Mediterranean dcor. Traditional Maltese tiled floor complemented by classic Lloyd Loom furniture enhance the living space and turn these rooms into a warm embrace that welcomes you every time you walk into the room.
Classic Plus City View
Resting on the Phoenicias third floor and enjoying birds eye views, Classic Plus Rooms are an ode to contemporary styling. From the brown wallpaper with beige flowers climbing up the walls and the beds turquoise and white fine linen to the dark wood of the writing desk and the shine of the two comfortable armchairs, the colour palette of Classic Plus Rooms is especially easy on the eye, making your hotel accommodation in Malta a pleasant one.
Artistic shots of Valletta give the walls a deeper horizon while the soft lighting reflecting on the furniture's lucid buff gives the room a warm, handsome glow, perfect for work, play or just lounging about.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
Nearby points of interest
St John's Co-Cathedral: 0.3 mi
Palace of the Grand Master: 0.4 mi
The Phoenix has recently undergone a complete makeover not only in terms of decor but also the style of menu and service. The designers were well aware of the wonderful features of this grand dining room and the new, more contemporary colour scheme of purples, gold & browns have enriched this space like never before and highlight the natural beauty of the room. Beautiful new bespoke banquette seating and screens have created a more intimate dining experience. Our new, more extensive, a la carte menu offers an exciting array of both local and Mediterranean dishes created using only the freshest ingredients to hand; there is something for everyone.
Palm Court Lounge
The Palm Court Lounge, an oasis of luxury and calm, in the heart of the Hotel Phoenicia is now open after an extensive upgrade. The design team has made use of this most special of spaces to create a new venue for both hotel residents and locals to enjoy. Our new centre piece bar and Italian marble floor are both new, dramatic features of the Lounge. Warm soft furnishing and cool, contemporary colours blend beautifully with the old Maltese stone which clad the walls. From early morning enjoy the finest tea and coffee with warm fresh pastries from our bakery through to lunch with family and friends our culinary team have create a mouth watering variety of sandwiches, salads and snacks complimented by chef's selection of daily specials.
The Pegasus Brasserie at the Phoenicia Hotel has been transformed into a stunning contemporary restaurant ideal for a celebratory dinner with friends and loved ones/ The restaurant reflects the Art Deco style of the hotel but with a modern twist and is a delightful place to dine. With a sleek black glass bar and warm oak parquet flooring the whole room exudes a welcome that makes you instantly relax and settle down to enjoy your food. The chefs at Phoenicia have created a mouth-watering menu that changes regularly with specials featured on a chalk board that dominates one wall of the restaurant. The menu offers both traditional and innovative dishes together with a daily selection of fresh fish. The wine list complements the food superbly with a range of both locally produced and international wines.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz
We stayed 5 nights with the Phoenicia and loved it. Great location. The staff are wonderful and very helpful, food is good, room and facilities commendable. It's even dog friendly!
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Review of Hotel Phoenicia Malta
May 12, 2011
The Phoenician is a wonderful old-world hotel. The staff is very helpfulThe customer Service Manager, [...] was supurb in helping everything go smoothly.We would definitely reccomend it to anyone, and hope to return.