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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked hotel to celebrate birthday , on arrival at check in desk paid for stay then got hit with having to pay out another €150 deposit for our three day stay !!!!!! Didnt expect that one ....make sure u read small print .... refunded back morning of check out .....Spa area ...jucuusi cold , main pool slightly cool , sauna... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from a 5 night stay in the Grand Hotel Excelsior. Overall our stay was good but nothing special and it certainly did not live up to our much anticipated 5 star luxury break. The room was spacious and comfortable, albeit a little dated with the furnishings and plumbing in need of a makeover; 30 minutes to a fill... More 

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Bath
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is everything you could need. Great location, decor of hotel amazing, big size rooms, staff were brilliant and the breakfasts wow what a choice. There was a local wedding reception whilst there which didn't cause an issues for other guests. Travelled with a group of friends for a competition and have booked again for next year. Definitely recommend... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very clean staff friendly and helpful the room with seafront view was the best would recommend this hotel and room .the worse thing about it is the 89 steps to get in and out of hotel however keeps you fit .food was very nice too

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel looks slightly dingy on the outside (black soot on the building) but inside is very nice, and has a great location with beautiful views. The rooms are spacious, with balconies, and modern bathrooms and amenities. The decor in the rooms and common areas is a bit dated. It says it is a 5 star hotel - I would... More 

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Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here on a very recent visit to Malta. the breakfast buffet was superb. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and the bed comfortable. Wifi was available in the hotel and its pool area. The hotel spa and gym facilities were very nice

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a classic style hotel. The size makes it difficult to use as the distances are long to get anywhere and the elevators are slow, the situation itself is very good, just a stroll from the main old town entry. At this moment there are many street improvements around the hotel, which is a little annoying to walk, not... More 

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

Dear Ludwig70, Many thanks for your choosing the Grand Hotel Excelsior for your recent trip to Malta and for taking the time to share with us your experience. Your feedback has been shared with the respective departments so that corrective action is implemented immediately. We do hope that we will have another opportunity to welcome you again in the near... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a rainy Friday so decided to have lunch in the bar which was very good. As it rained all day, we opted to have dinner in the hotel. We chose the buffet menu at £32 per person. The buffet food was average and proved a rather expensive mistake. The white wine wasn't chilled so all in all,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a rainy Friday to a warm welcome at the Grand Hotel Excelsior. Check in was quick and my room was ready so while my friends' rooms were made up the porter kindly too their bags to my room. We then had a lovely lunch in the bar overlooking the harbour while the rain poured down. Katie was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an interesting stay at this five star hotel. Firstly, the view which looked out on a very large wall! Whilst other rooms have a lovely view of the ocean, those on the other side have a view of a fortress wall which made for a room that was quite dark. This was the first hotel where we got... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
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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: ₹ 7,865 - ₹ 14,431 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Valletta
#3 Luxury Hotel in Valletta
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“Pool area or full sea view ...higher the floor level the better”
 of 5 bubbles N5355NVcharlottem, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“5th floor for an accesable room”
 of 5 bubbles Globalcitizen360, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a full sea view room”
 of 5 bubbles egoodchild, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a sea view on a high floor.”
 of 5 bubbles michellecurtis, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room with Terrace was `nt a large room but ok. and the hotel was very quiet..”
 of 5 bubbles delwyn2, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
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