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The Excelsior Grand Hotel Malta is an extraordinary 5 star Valletta Hotel situated in a unique location on the wonderful island of Malta. Directly at the waterfront on the peninsula of Valletta, this superior Luxury Malta Hotel is embedded within the 16th century bastion walls of Valletta, the capital city of Malta and provides magnificent views of Marsamxett Harbour and Manoel Island.

Our shoreline location makes for a spectacular and historical setting suitable for all Malta events and occasions. A couple of minutes on foot bring you to the gates of Valletta, a city brimming with culture, noble architecture, and priceless art.


Your Malta holiday would not be complete without visiting the city of Valletta which was founded around 1566. Valletta, a UNESCO World Heritage City, is one of the best places to tour during your stay as you can experience the old mix of European cultures in the island of Malta which include the French, the British, the Italian, and the Spanish cultures. In fact most of the architectural structures in Valletta have a mix of modern and historic style. The streets around Valletta are packed with shops, restaurants and cafes. So whilst staying at this top class Valletta Hotel you can discover the historic walled city of Malta with its fine treasures including Caravaggio’s paintings.

About Malta

Malta is probably unique in the world for the breadth of its history and ancient structures over the millennia, all of which can be found within a few square kilometres. Malta being close to Italy and Sicily has had a great influence on the local population. In fact residents can speak the Italian language quite fluently and there are even a number of Italian programs on television aired in Malta.

Tourists get fascinated by the Maltese culture. The maltese community is conservative and deeply religious. This is evident by the number of religious statues found in streets around Valletta. There was a time when the law required every local resident of Valletta to put up a shrine or a statue of religious significance in particular corners in the town.

Should you require directions from the Malta International Airport to the Grand Hotel Excelsior kindly visit our locations and directions page.