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5 Best Family Hotels in Malta – The Maltese Islands, shrouded in legend and mystery are positively magical.   The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, 93 km south of Sicily and 288 km north of Africa. The archipelago consists of three islands: Malta, Gozo and Comino with a total population of over 400,000 inhabitants occupying an area of 316 square kilometres.  Malta is the largest island of the Maltese archipelago group of three. Gozo is the second largest island and is more rural, characterised by fishing, tourism, crafts and agriculture. Comino, the smallest of the trio, has one hotel and is largely uninhabited.

With superbly sunny weather, attractive beaches, a thriving nightlife and 7,000 years of intriguing history, there is a great deal to see and do.  Malta is the ideal destination for families.   Lets take a look at the best family hotels in Malta. 

Corinthia Palace Malta 

Well, who doesn’t want to stay in a palace?!  Located in the heart of the island of Malta, Corinthia Palace Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a wellness centre, gym and much more. This boutique hotel was built around an elegant, converted villa from the 19th century. It faces the Presidential Palace and is next to the beautiful San Anton Botanical Gardens. Surrounded by its beautifully landscaped gardens, the Corinthia Palace is a peaceful setting for a relaxing break and one of the island’s leading 5-star hotels.

Corinthia Palace Hotel features spacious guest rooms, all complete with a private balcony and all modern comforts.  You will be well located for exploring Malta. The walled city of Medina is just 4 km from the hotel, while the popular resort of St Julians is 7 km away.  The Corinthia Palace Hotel offers a free evening shuttle service to St. Julian’s, enabling you to enjoy the night life there, and return to your quiet accommodation with ease. Everything a family exploring Malta needs to have the time of their lives. 

Grand Hotel Excelsior Malta

As incredible locations go, The Grand Hotel Excelsior really does top them all.  located on the doorstep of a UNESCO World Heritage Site – the Capital City of Valletta, with all its major attractions, culture, art treasures, and historical architectural gems.  This acclaimed Valletta Malta hotel prides itself in providing the discerning traveller with magnificent accommodation, breathtaking views of Marsamxett harbour and Manoel Island, state-of-the-art meeting rooms, and an unforgettable dining experience. Its central position allows for easy travel to all parts of the Maltese islands.

Rooms combine classic and modern design. They come with air conditioning and an LCD TV with satellite channels. Most also have a balcony or terrace.It offers free parking, a gym and large outdoor and indoor pools all for free.  Grand Hotel Excelsior features landscaped gardens, a private beach and a spa. Free WiFi is available throughout.
The hotel’s 3 restaurants and 5 bars serve a wide selection of international cuisine, including seafood and vegetarian meals. Panoramic sea views can be admired from the poolside bar.
The Excelsior is 500 m from Valletta’s main bus terminus, and 4 km from Marsa Golf Course. It offers a free shuttle to Valletta, operating twice a day, at 10:00 and 18:00.

Palazzo Rosaria Boutique Family Friendly Hotel Malta 

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Situated in Valletta and with Tigné Point Beach reachable within less than 1 km, Palazzo Rosaria Boutique Hotel features express check-in and check-out, rooms, a bar, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. This property is located a short distance from attractions such as Upper Barrakka Gardens, National Museum of Archaeology, and Casa Rocca Piccola. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk and a tour desk for guests.  Rooms come with a desk and a TV. The rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a coffee machine.

Palazzo Rosaria Boutique Hotel offers a continental or buffet breakfast, handy and convenient for filling tummies before a day of island exploration!  Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Rock Beach, MedAsia Beach and University of Malta – Valletta Campus. The nearest airport is Malta International, 9 km from Palazzo Rosaria Boutique Hotel, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Ursulino Valetta Boutique Hotel Malta 

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How about the ultimate ” feel at home” luxury expereince with a stay at Ursulino Valletta Boutique Hotel, a former family townhouse built in the traditional architectural style that is typical of this grand historic City, now restored to modern luxury standards. This Boutique Hotel is An elegant townhouse promising luxury B&B accommodation to 5-star hotel standards, yet also offering the warmth and the personalised service of a family-run boutique B&B.

Every guest gets to enjoy the best of our 360-degree views at Ursulino Valletta Boutique Hotel. Our defining feature is indeed the fantastic roof terrace from which to admire the unobstructed views of the Valletta skyline and our majestic Grand Harbour. All of this from a unique vantage point available for all guests to enjoy!  Without compromising on quality, Ursulino has thought well to extend its accommodation availability and adjacent bespoke services by introducing the ‘albergo diffuso’ concept, which has been branded as Ursulino Diffuso. This is a thoroughly novel concept which sees Ursulino offering satellite room accommodation in other parts of the beautiful capital City.

Domus Zamittello – Family Hotels Malta

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Domus Zamittello offers luxury accommodation in a restored 17th century palazzo in Valletta. The property is just as one enters Valletta, overlooking Republic Street and Freedom Square.
It is around a 3-minute walk from Upper Barrakka Gardens and 500 m from Manoel Theatre. Casa Rocca Piccola is 400 m from the property.

The hotel offers complementary continental breakfast.  The 24-hour front desk can offer helpful tips for getting around the area.  National Museum of Archaeology is 300 m from Domus Zamittello. Malta International Airport is 6 km from the property.

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