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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Just come back from a week in Malta. The Santana is a great hotel, clean and tidy, all the staff were smart and happy. The food was good and i got FREE WiFi, always a bonus. There are lots of restaurants and bars in the area, the main bus terminus is down the road so is easy to get to...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Edward N., Many thanks for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor and for sharing your experience of our hotel with other reviewers. We appreciate the comments you made about our hotel and look forward to welcoming you back next month. Do let us know if you need any assistance with future bookings. We are available to assist you with your...

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2015

I have been going to Malta on and off since 1997, and since 2002 have stayed at the Santana whenever I have visited. Since my first couple of visits, I have always asked for a room at the front above floor 1 (this is the same floor as the downstairs flat roof, and about 10 years ago I met someone...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear MH 1244, Thank you for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor, for your repeat custom to our hotel and for your comments. I will also be sharing your review with our management team in view of improving our product and services. In the meantime I hope that you will soon be returning to Malta and that you will again choose...

Ampthill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Having the opportunity to go off for a few days at fairly short notice and liking Malta immensely, I decided to stay somewhere I liked previously and was fairly familiar with. I stayed for 5 nights at a very decent price. Compared to my previous visit, the room (205) was a bit smaller with a very small balcony (I was...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear paradise Alley, Many thanks for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor, for your comments, and, above all, for your repeat custom to our hotel. I regret to note that you experienced difficulties with your key card and apologize for the inconvenience. I will also take this matter up with our management team in view of such a situation not recurring...

Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

I spent 3 days at this hotel on Bed & Breakfast. I was here due to a business trip and I must say that the service and facilities were ideal. Free Wifi is offered in all rooms for free which is not so common in Malta ( i come to Malta several times a year). Breakfast was also quite good,...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor and for sharing your experience of our hotel with other clients. We appreciate your most favourable comments about our hotel and hope that you will soon find the opportunity to return to Malta and to our hotel. In that case we promise you our availability to assist you with future...

Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

been there for last year's Mothers day lunch and this year i decided to go again with my family, i must say that i was surprised with the improvement of food quality and presentation, service was much better and staff were also friendly.

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Client, Many thanks for reviewing Hotel Santana and for your most favourable comments concerning our Mother's Day Lunch. I do hope you will return to our hotel and encourage you to visit our website and our Facebook page for the most recent offers. Do contact us of you need assistance or more information. Best regards Carmen Carmen Zammit Sales...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We have been going to Malta for over 20 years.....10 of which is at this lovely hotel, it used to feel like home from home. However, this year was ridiculously different as we were joined by raucous, rude, unthoughtful drunken clubbers who were up most of the night!!! I have to say there were 1 or 2 polite ones but...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

The buffet breakfast and dinner were very poor. Little taste or texture, school dinner standard. Fruit salad was tinned, vegetables overcooked, kept hot for too long after cooking. After three days we ate elsewhere even though we had paid for an evening meal. The serving staff were friendly and helpful. Access to the roof pool was via two steep flights...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Client, I have noted your review on TripAdvisor regarding Hotel Santana and regret to note that you were disappointed about some aspects of your stay with us. For the benefit of those reading this review allow me to raise the following points: Breakfast and dinner: At Hotel Santana we serve a full buffet breakfast and a full buffet dinner....

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Had a fantastic stay at the Santana hotel in Malta. Great location and the food was excellent. The staff were all really helpful especially Donna at the bar who worked extremely long hours !!! and still had a smile on her face. The roof top pool area was a great place to chill out and sunbathe. Would highly recommend this...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Debbie S., Many thanks for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor, for sharing your experience at our hotel with other reviewers, for your most favourable comments about our hotel and staff and for recommending our hotel. We are most happy to note that you will return to Malta and to Hotel Santana and promise you our availability to assist you...

london england
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

close to bus station and 2 euro for day ticket can't be bad! Much cheaper than these expensive organised trips. bar open til 1am which is a plus if like me you go out on an evening for a stroll along the promenade. Facilities here are well presented the outdoor pool has lots of sun loungers on 2 levels and...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Ddees, Many thanks for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor, for sharing your experience of our hotel with other reviewers and for your most favourable comments about our hotel and our staff. We hope that you will soon find the opportunity to return to Malta and would again choose to stay at our hotel. We promise you our readiness to...

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We went to the Santana in June 2014, one of our many visits to Malta after an initial mix up with our room , we enjoyed a great week at this hotel . Large room , that was cleaned faultlessly by the hard working team. Well placed for the shops bars bus station etc . We had a room on...

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SunrouteSantana, Sales and Marketing Executive at Hotel Santana, responded to this review

Dear Lesley T., Thank you for reviewing Hotel Santana on TripAdvisor, for sharing your experience of our hotel with other reviewers and for your comments. I note with pleasure that you will be returning this June and wish you a pleasant trip to Malta and a very enjoyable stay at our hotel. In the meantime I am also pleased to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whether you are travelling for pleasure or business, the 4 star Hotel Santana is certain to meet your expectations. Our personalized service, comfortable accommodation and facilities will make your stay with us a memorable one. The hotel is located just a couple of minutes walk from the picturesque, 2.6 km promenade, a sandy beach, public transport, the Aquarium, shops, bars, restaurants and many other recreational facilities such as discos, water sports facilities, a casino and a multiplex cinema. The 4 star Hotel Santana has 202 guestrooms comprising a mix of standard and superior rooms and a small number of suites. Guest facilities include a rooftop pool with children’s section and sun terraces and, for additional relaxation, there is an indoor pool and wellness facility. The attractive main restaurant, Moire, is in buffet style. La Mentha, the Italian Trattoria, is open in the evenings serving a variety of Mediterranean dishes. The hotel also has a licensed cafeteria which is open from early morning until late evening. Free WI-FI services are available throughout the hotel. We also offer a computer with free Wi-Fi services in the lobby area for use by our hotel guests. Accommodation Standard rooms Decorated in warm Mediterranean colours, the vast majority of rooms are Standard Rooms with twin beds, most of which can accommodate a 3rd bed. Twin rooms for sole use are available against a supplement. Facilities in Standard rooms include: Balcony Centrally controlled Central Heating / Air-conditioning En suite with walk-in shower or with bath and shower SAT TV with pay TV options Unstocked Mini Bar Radio Direct dialling Telephones Hair dryer Ceiling fan Safety deposit box (at a small charge) Room service Electric current 240 volts Continental Socket available in each room Kettle and crockery for making hot drinks Hair dressing services are available in the privacy of the room by appointment Superior rooms In addition to the facilities of a Standard Room, Superior Rooms are more spacious and include additional services such as tea & coffee making facilities, sofa and mini-refrigerator. The majority of Superior Rooms have two extra beds and are able to accommodate 4 persons in total. These rooms particularly appeal to couples and families who wish to retain home comforts whilst on holiday. Luxury suites The hotel also features a number of luxury suites which are uniquely defined by their original design and luxurious finishes. These suites are well sought after and advance booking is highly recommended. A traditional Maltese stone archway, which dominates the design, divides the suite into two areas - the sleeping and dining/living area. For additional comfort, the bedroom area offers double wardrobe space among other facilities. The suite is designed to provide some privacy from the living area should you have guests staying with you. The dining/living area is furnished with a fully equipped kitchenette including ceramic hob, oven and microwave, a dining table seating 4 persons and sofas opening up into a double bed. Apart from the standard facilities found in all rooms, Suites also include: • Fully equipped Kitchenette including oven/microwave • Dining area • Living area with a sofa opening up into a double bed • Full size mirror with down-lighters • Ironing board and iron Bars and restaurants Hotel Santana offers an array of food & beverage outlets to cater for the various tastes and needs of our guests. The various venues offered range from buffet breakfast, luncheons and dinners at the main restaurant, the Moire, to Mediterranean dishes, pastas and pizzas at the Trattoria La Mentha, and lighter meals and snacks at the Cafe Castagna. On most evenings live entertainment is offered at Cafe Castagna or at La Canoa Bar. There is also a pool bar which is open in the summer season. The Moire Restaurant The Moire Restaurant offers an elegant yet informal atmosphere. The restaurant serves breakfast and dinner and is open for lunch on some days. Breakfast: The hot and cold buffet breakfast offers a vast choice of items, including some health conscious options. Lunch & Dinner: Lunch is either buffet or plated, depending on occupancy. Dinner is buffet and consists of a variety of local and continental cuisine; vegetarian options are also available. La Mentha Trattoria and Bar Trattoria La Mentha offers informal dining with a bar lounge which is elegant yet cosy. This trattoria specializes in Italian cuisine and serves a good selection of local and Mediterranean dishes including pastas and pizzas. A salad bar and specialties of the day are also available. Cafe Castagna The cafeteria is informal yet smart and comfortable. It offers a variety of hot and cold beverages, snacks, ice-cream and mouth-watering pastries, most of which are baked on the premises. Pool Bar The rooftop pool bar and terraces enjoy 360' panoramic sea and country views. A choice of dishes, hot and cold snacks, ice creams and beverages are available. The pool terraces also serve as a venue for evening entertainment during the high season. Leisure Facilities Hotel Santana has a roof top swimming pool as well as 3 sunbathing terraces, all enjoying open sea and country views. The hotel also features a wellness centre (offering a range of health and beauty treatments, sauna, hydrotherapy bath, whirlpool and an indoor pool (heated in winter) which is open all year round except for 2 weeks in the July-September period. A small fitness room is also available. Meeting and banquets Hotel Santana offers a choice of two conference/banquet venues; the Paisley Room and the Cashmere Lounge. Both are equipped with video projection, but other conference equipment can also be provided at a charge. The Cashmere Lounge is located on the top floor and seats a maximum of 125 people theatre style. It is also ideal for banqueting with its own lounge bar and open view terraces. The Paisley Room seats a maximum of 90 people theatre style and is located on the lower level next to the main restaurant. A smaller syndicate room and secretarial services are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Santana

Address: Triq il-Maskli, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta 05, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > St. Paul's Bay
Price Range: ₹ 3,335 - ₹ 39,762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Santana 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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Santana Hotel St Pauls Bay
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