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Mediterranean Conference Centre is within a mile (2 km) of Grand Hotel Excelsior, and other popular sites like Fort St. Elmo are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 428-room, 5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. It's in central Floriana and also a short walk from Msida Bastion Historic Garden and Saint Publius.

Dining

This hotel is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

All 428 air-conditioned accommodations feature sitting areas. Guests can expect free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, designer toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water are other standard amenities.

Property features

Grand Hotel Excelsior features a private beach, a marina, and a full-service spa. Free valet and self parking are available—or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for EUR 50 per vehicle roundtrip. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool.

Highlights

  • Close to Mediterranean Conference Centre
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Grand Hotel Excelsior is set amid 15,000 square feet of landscaped gardens and boasts a private beach. Guests can work out in the fitness room and go for refreshing dips in the indoor and outdoor pools. The spa boasts a sauna and steam room, and offers massages, body and beauty treatments. Fitness facility onsite. Restaurants include the Spice Island Restaurant, the main restaurant of the hotel, and serves breakfast and dinner, and the Admirals Landing which serves a la carte dining. The Tiki Grill and Yacht Club are open during the summer months.

Business travelers can make use of extensive conference facilities and of the multiple large meeting rooms. Further amenities include a shuttle bus service to Valletta, a 24-hour concierge service, and onsite garage parking. 24-hour airport shuttle available. Babysitting is also available for a surcharge.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Garden 
  • Concierge services 
  • Health club 
  • Total number of rooms - 428 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Marina on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Grand Hotel Excelsior offers 428 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Floriana hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 

Where to Eat

Admiral's Landing - Offers international à la carte dishes with a Mediterranean twist, along with an extensive wine list and views over Manoel Island and Marsamxett Harbor.

Spice Island Restaurant - Buffet restaurant specializing in Mediterranean, Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern, and Caribbean cuisine, prepared in live cooking stations. It offers views of the inner harbor and pool area. Open 2008.

Tiki Grill - Tiki is open every evening during summer months, serving a grill menu including fresh fish, sizzling steaks, and lavish desserts. View a sunset over the port while having a cocktail or a glass of chilled sparkling wine before the grill.

Yacht Club - Set on the Piazza Marina beside the outdoor pool deck, this venue serves popular pool snacks, refreshing ice cream, and a wide range of beverages by day; at night the Yacht Club is transformed into a place for pizza, pasta, and snacks complete with nightly entertainment. Open 2008.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

Malta Spa at the Grand Hotel Excelsior offers an atmospheric space that is a starting point for a journey toward equilibrium between body, mind, and spirit. The spa offers nine luxuriously private treatment rooms. Amongst them, the Malta Spa Resort has three couple's massage rooms, one with a private hydro-bath and another one with a spa tub. All of the massage rooms are candle lit and accompanied by relaxing music.

  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 9 AM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 12 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 50 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Excelsior Grand Hotel
  • Grand Excelsior Floriana
  • Grand Excelsior Hotel
  • Grand Hotel Excelsior
  • Grand Hotel Excelsior Floriana
  • Hotel Excelsior Grand
  • Hotel Grand Excelsior

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Malta Eco-Certified, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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