Grand Hotel Excelsior

Valletta Hotel
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ChainIndependent / Other
Brand
Independent
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Built2007
Renovated
Total Meeting Space3,000 sq. m
Guest Rooms439
Great Siege Road
Valletta FRN 1810

Grand Hotel Excelsior

Valletta Hotel
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Ratings

Hotelstars Union
5

Amenities

Room Features and Guest Services

  • Concierge Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Luggage Storage
  • Room Service
  • View (Ocean or Water)
  • Voicemail Box

Facilities

  • Onsite Catering
  • Onsite Gift Shop
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Onsite Security
  • Rental Car Service
  • Space (Outdoor)
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • AV Capabilities
  • Business Center
  • Video Conference
  • VIP Services

Recreational Activities

  • Health Club
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa or Salon
  • Water Sports
  • Whirlpool

Venue Accessible By

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi

Equipment

  • Dance Floor
  • Staging Area

Image Gallery

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Meeting Space

Total Meeting Space3,000 sq. m
Meeting Rooms16
Largest Room917 sq. m
Second Largest Room207 sq. m
Space (Outdoor)Available
Exhibit Space900 sq. m

Guest Rooms

Total Guest Rooms439
Suites18

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Nearby


Local Attractions

Valletta Waterfront

Recreation
1 km away
With its nineteen historical 250-year-old warehouses, built by Grand Master Pinto at the height of the baroque period in Malta … stretching along the water’s edge and the historical Quay Wall where the Knights of St John and European merchants used to unload their wares … the impregnable Old Power Station that serves as a testimony to the eclectic and heroic history of the Grand Harbour … the Forni Stores, dating back to 1626 and constructed by Grand Master de Vilhena – the Valletta Waterfront invites you to discover its complete mix of retail, dining and leisure experiences. The Valletta Waterfront is also the gateway to Malta’s capital city, Valletta – a city built by gentlemen for gentlemen. In fact, as one of the most successful Mediterranean ports, the Port of Valletta welcomes more than half-a-million cruise passengers into this open air museum. All this comes with an added bonus – the majestic setting within the Grand Harbour, a natural deep water port, for many thousand of years the epicentre of Malta’s maritime activity, a truly exceptional and outstanding backdrop.

GRANDMASTERS PALACE

Historical Landmark
1 km away
The Palace stands in the very heart of Valletta - the World Heritage City founded by the Sovereign Hospitaller Military Order of St. John after the Great Siege of Malta in 1565. Besides being the Office of The President, The Palace also serves as the House of Representatives and boasts of, an armoury which symbolises the past glories of the Order. The first structure on this site was built during the reign of Grandmaster Jean de La Cassiere (1572-1581) in order to serve as the Grandmaster's Palace. Subsequent Grandmasters enlarged and embellished the original structure until it took its present shape during the mid-18th century. Following the French occupation between 1798 and 1800 The Palace was taken over by the British administration, thereby serving as the Palace of the Governor. It also saw Malta's constitutional development as it was the seat of Malta's first Constitutional Parliament in 1921 and, following Independence in 1964, the seat of Parliament and also of the Head of State. The Palace State Rooms and Armoury are open to the public. Howvever, the State Rooms may be closed to visitors at short notice due to the exigencies of the Office of the President or the House of Representatives.

Casa Rocca Piccola

Historical Landmark
1 km away
This beautiful Palace is the only privately owned property open to the public in Valletta and has a fascinating variety of different things to see. Originally built in the 16th Century for Don Pietro La Rocca, a Knight of Malta, it is now the family ancestral home of the 9th Marquis de Piro and his family. On your visit you will be able to walk through twelve palatial rooms including the two Dining Rooms, (one for the Summer and one for the Winter!) as well as the Four Poster Bedroom and a private Family Chapel. There are literally hundreds of magnificent things to see and many visitors come back year after year. One of the most popular things to see at Casa Rocca Piccola is the network of underground passages and tunnels cut out of the rock over its 400 year history which provide a dramatic and exciting addition to the tours of the house. One particular tunnel takes you into a huge cavern that was used during the WW2 to shelter over 100 people from the heavy bombing and another tunnel takes you to a small room used as a private family shelter.

Mediterranean Conference Centre

Convention Center
10 minutes away
Since its inception as a conference centre an ongoing restoration and maintenance programme has kept the unique historical character of this national monument, while providing a modern venue able to handle major international conferences, exhibitions, banquets and theatrical events. The MCC, the flagship of cenference venues on the Island, is now renowned for its outstanding services and facilities.

THE SALUTING BATTERY

Recreation
1 km away
The Old Saluting Battery stands on the lower part of the St. Peter and St. Paul Bastion. Originally built in the 16th century, it remained in continuous use up to 1960. The battery functioned as a master time keeper, as the gun shots at sunrise and sunset marked the beginning and end of the working day, as well as the opening or closing of the town gates. The noon gun was fired to signal to mariners in the harbour the exact hour of mid-day, which was necessary for the regulation of watches on board ships for accurate navigation. The Saluting Battery was restored in 2005, complete with eleven original British 24-pounder cannons from the mid-late 19th century and volunteers dressed in uniforms of the time, representing the Royal Malta Artillery. Location: Lower area of St. Peter and St. Paul Bastion, Valletta (right under the Upper Barracca Gardens)

AUBERGE DE CASTILLE

Historical Landmark
1 km away
The Auberge de Castille was the official seat of the knights of the Langue of Castille, León and Portugal – one of the most powerful of the Order of St. John, its Head being the Grand Chancellor. The Knights of this Langue were responsible for the defence of part of the fortifications of Valletta, known as the St Barbara Bastion. The Auberge is situated at the highest point of Valletta and originally looked out on the rolling countryside beyond, giving it a unique vantage-point unsurpassed by any other building in the city. The original Auberge was built by the renowned Maltese architect Girolamo Cassar in 1574. It was extensively re-modelled and virtually rebuilt in 1741, the present plan of the imposing structure attributed to Andrea Belli. The building was damaged during the siege of the French forces (1799–1800) as well as during the Second World War (1939–1945).

Distance from Airport

  • 7.4 km from Venue

Parking

  • Complimentary Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Street Parking

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Embraced by the bastion walls of the UNESCO World Heritage City of Valletta, Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta blends contemporary vision with the rich history of Marsamxett Harbor. Surrounded by the exquisite beauty of the Valletta waterfront, this seaside Malta luxury hotel offers classical elegance and unparalleled service. Enjoy gracious hospitality and stunning sea, garden or harbour views within the warm and inviting guest accommodations of Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta. Surrounded by scenic landscapes, on the doorstep of Malta's Capital Valletta, the hotel is 2 minutes' walk away from the Maltese traditional markets. At the Grand Hotel Excelsior, we focus on our guests’ satisfaction by providing a comfortable and stress-free environment. An important aspect of this is the dining experience on offer to our guests. Savor world-class A’ la Carte dining at Admiral’s Landing. Alternatively, one can opt for the delectable range palate-pleasing creations and vibrant rich flavors at our International Buffet dinners. For a more casual evening, one may visit the Harbour View Bar which is open 24/7. During the warmer months, one can also dine in one of our outdoor outlets overlooking Marsamxett Harbour and the historic Fort Manoel. The Tiki Restaurant which specializes in fresh fish, is the ultimate in seafront dining.

Cancellation Policy

1. If the cancellation is effected before 90 days of the group’s arrival then no further charges are incurred. The Hotel will however retain the deposits paid. 2. If the Client cancels up to 10% of the rooms reserved between the 89th and 60th day prior to the group’s arrival then no charges are incurred. Accommodation cancelled in excess of 10% shall be subject to a further cancellation charge of 25% of the cancelled accommodation cost. 3. If the Client cancels up to 10% of the accommodation reserved between the 59th day and the 30th day prior to the group’s arrival no charges are incurred by the Client. Accommodation cancelled in excess of 10% shall be subject to a further cancellation charge of 50% of the cancelled accommodation. 4. If the Client cancels up to 05% of the accommodation reserved between the 29th day and the 15th day before the group’s arrival no charges are incurred by the client. Accommodation cancelled in excess of 05% shall be subject to a further cancellation charge of 75% of the cancelled accommodation. 5. If the client cancels any accommodation reserved within the 14th day before the group’s arrival and the actual arrival date, or has any No-Shows on the day of arrival, the Client will be charged 100% of the cancelled accommodation. 6. In the event of full or partial cancellation, any other charges or expenses incurred with third parties by the Hotel in connection with the group are payable in full by the Client. 7. In the event of cancellations in excess of 25% of the room block within 14 days prior to the arrival of the group, the Client will be subject to a further cancellation charge of 50% of all cancelled food & beverage services

Additional Information

• The Hotel undertakes to hold at the client’s disposal the number of rooms, for the duration stated • The Client agrees to send the final rooming list 15 days before the group’s arrival. • Rooms for group allocation will be assigned according to the run of house. • Check-in & Check-out Time: Hotel check-in time is 15:00 hours, Check out time is 12:00 noon. • VIP’s: The Hotel must be informed of any special requirements for hospitality arrangements or registration of VIPs, at the latest 15 days prior to the group's arrival together with the rooming list. Any requests for additional suites, specific room locations, etc., not specified in this agreement will be accommodated on a space available basis.