The Phoenix

At a glance

  • Romantic landmark hotel
  • Breathtaking Valletta harbour views
  • UNESCO-listed building with modern grandeur

The Phoenicia Malta


Ideal for couples, this luxurious landmark hotel is the perfect gateway to the capital city of Valletta.

Newly refurbished, The Phoenicia Malta is one of the country’s finest hotels. It’s the oldest luxury hotel in Malta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Valletta icon just outside the city gate. A favourite with honeymooners for its sumptuous interiors, the hotel has recently been beautifully restored with modern touches that complement the elegance and nostalgia of this local landmark.

The seven and a half acres of beautifully manicured gardens that form the centrepiece of the hotel have been re-landscaped, and a new infinity pool gives guests sweeping views of the harbour.

Relax at the Bastion Pool deck and bask in the breathtaking views of the Marsamxett Harbour from your sun lounger or swim beside a huge bastion in the infinity pool. Award-winning restaurant The Phoenix serves a choice of buffet or à la carte breakfasts and an eclectic menu for lunch and dinner that’s inspired by traditional Maltese and European flavours. The Palm Court Lounge is a great spot for a morning coffee, traditional afternoon tea or an early evening cocktail. Head to the Club Bar where you’ll find colonial décor reminiscent of Malta’s past and a terrace with beautiful harbour views.

The rooms are refreshed and colourful with youthful pops of colour that breathe a freshness into the historic building. Superior Rooms are comfortable and light, while Executive Rooms and Harbour View Rooms are more spacious with respective views of the city or harbour.


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Key information

On the edge of Valletta’s Marsamxett Harbour, a 10-minute walk from the historic old town

Airport transfer time: Approx. 15 minutes’ private transfer from Malta airport
Rooms: 136

TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2019

The Phoenicia Malta is one of our favourite hotels, but don’t just take our word for it – TripAdvisor reviewers agree and have voted the hotel 3rd in the Top 10 Hotels in Malta category for 2019!

Good to know

Minimum stay: 3 nights. An environment contribution tax is payable locally at the hotel.

Accommodation information

136 rooms


• Have afternoon tea in the resplendent Palm Court Lounge* • Take in the historic sights of Valletta, a short walk away • Go for a romantic sunset stroll at the Upper Barrakka Gardens for views of the city and harbour*.


2 restaurants, bar, lounge bar

What's included

Breakfast at The Phoenix.

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*Denotes local charge