The Grand Hotel Excelsior is a 5-star Hotel in Malta, located only two minutes away from Valletta, Malta’s capital and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Valletta can be described as a living experience of Malta’s unique culture, with baroque architecture, quaint cafes, and over 25 churches, and a variety of cultural hubs and organizations.
Sixteenth century fortifications embrace the Grand Hotel Excelsior and its olive gardens making it the only 5-star hotel in Malta nestled within historic architecture. This is a unique opportunity to re-live Malta’s rich history whilst unwinding at a luxury Mediterranean resort and spa, with a variety of first-class facilities and amenities fit to meet any traveller’s needs.
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Our hotel is also blessed with magnificent views of Marsamxett Harbour – one of Valletta’s natural harbours, dedicated to yachting and sailing, as well as hosts the Msida Yacht Marina – & Fort Manoel – a fortification which stands on Manoel Island, built by the Knights of Malta between 1723 and 1755, named after Grandmaster Portuguese Grand Master Manoel de Vilhena. It is located to the north west of Valletta and commanding the entrance to Marsamxett Harbour.
The Grand Hotel Excelsior also offers its own yacht marina – which is exclusive to its hotel guests, and is home to Malta’s Annual Boat Show.
Grand Hotel Excelsior’s prime location allows for easy access to all tourist locations around the Maltese Islands. The main bus terminus provides services to all towns and villages and is only a few minutes away from the hotel. For the more discerning traveller, the Grand Hotel Excelsior offers its own private tours with our executive cars. Complimentary transfers to the city centre of Valletta are offered on a daily service between 10.00 hours and 18.00 hours.
The Grand Hotel Excelsior offers elegant and luxurious suites and a portfolio of deluxe and premium rooms enjoying magnificent sea views which only Malta can offer. Free Wi-Fi internet is also available in the hotel lobby, public areas and guest rooms.
Open for guests and visitors alike, our outdoor pool offers splendid sea and harbour views that you can’t find anywhere else. We also have a variety and dining options available, so you can enjoy your pool days in style and luxury. Our outdoor pool area is also available to use for conferences and events.
Le Grand Spa offers a number of excellent spa, wellness, & beauty facilities – including an indoor pool, whirlpool, Jacuzzi, hydrotherapy bath, hair salon, steam room, sauna and nine treatment rooms. Our superstar team of therapists also offers a range of treatments and massages using the latest equipment and methods. At Le Grand Spa, we ensure that you are left feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and content after your visit.
Our private sandy beach forms part of our outdoor pool area, offering the beach experience without having to leave our resort! Available from 8am-8pm, enjoy the cool Mediterranean Sea with stunning Valletta views in the comfort and grandeur that our 5-star resort has to offer.
Our state-of-the-art fitness centre offers a space for anyone looking to let off some steam or keep track of their fitness goals. Our centre is equipped with a wide range of cardiovascular equipment, a variety of weight-training machines and free weights. We also offer Spa & Gym memberships.
Quality, Safety, and Assurance
The Grand Hotel Excelsior is covered by ECOLABEL Certification, which licence fulfils the ecological criteria for the Community Ecolabel to tourist accommodation services as defined by the EU Ecolabel Regulation.
Our hotel also goes the extra mile by employing a Health & Safety Officer and a Quality Analyser as full-time staff, ensuring that every guest’s safety and contentment is given the best care. Our staff is also given regular health & safety training.