Gay Malta · Hotels

Gay Malta · Hotels

Malta has an excellent range of hotels that are close to the beach and main attractions. Paceville and Sliema are popular areas with tourists.

Valletta

Valletta is the capital of Malta. Also known as the Grand Harbour, the Port of Valletta is one of the most historic parts of the city.

Why this hotel?: Luxury. Central. Rooftop Deck. Michelin Star Restaurant.

The Rosselli Hotel the newest member of the luxury AX Privilege group, and is located in the heart of Malta, Valletta. The hotel has modern but classic decor, with well-thought out touches in every suite. The rooms have amazing features such as free-standing tubs, and balconies that overlook the romantic street of Valletta.

Make sure to eat at the Michelin star restaurant Undergrain for a fine dining experience, then head up to the roof terrace and sip on a cocktail whilst taking in the spectacular views.

Popular gay bars such as Maori are within a 20-minute walking distance, making this the perfect hotel to explore Malta gay nightlife!

Features

rooftop pool, bar, room service, laundry, free wi-fi, restaurant, cafe

167 Merchants St, Valletta


Why this hotel?: Great Location in Valetta. Stunning Harbour views.

Occupying a prime position on Valletta’s panoramic harbour, the Grand Hotel Excelsior encapsulates Malta’s blend of historic elegance and unique local culture. As the name suggests, the hotel is a decidedly grand venue, with a sprawling landscaped garden, one outdoor and one indoor pool, and even a private beach. The extensive range of amenities at the Grand Hotel Excelsior includes a gym, spa, three restaurants and five bars, meaning you’ll be suitably entertained throughout your visit.

Each room combines traditional Maltese elegance with a classic style design, and come with either a balcony or private terrace, and with air-conditioning and access to the hotel’s private gym, the Grand Hotel Excelsior is a truly luxurious option.

Boasting unrivalled views across Valletta’s Marsamxett harbour and plenty of intimate dining options, the Grand Hotel Excelsior is particularly popular with couples looking to explore Malta’s charming capital. However, with such a diverse range of in-house, and local bars, restaurants and attractions, the hotel is the ideal destination for any gay traveller.

Features

indoor pool, private terrace, spa, bar, air-con, restaurant, outdoor pool

Great Siege Road, Valletta


Why this hotel?: Near St Elmo Bay. Close to landmarks.

The Vincent Boutique Hotel is a gay-friendly hotel located near St Elmo Bay in Valletta.

The hotel has a relaxed and eclectic feel, with stone walls and welcoming pops of color. The suites, which look out to a courtyard, are bright and spacious. They have private balconies, perfect for soaking up the sun and you even have the option to have a spa treatment in your room.

The Vincent Boutique Hotel’s location makes it perfect for exploring the city, with landmarks such as the National War Museum, Fort St Elmo and the Malta Experience are all within a 10-minute walk away. Popular gay nightlife venues such as Maori Bar are under a 20-minute walk away.

The fabulous Vincent Boutique Hotel is offering a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival for all TravelGay customers – just mention TravelGay when you make your reservation with the hotel.

Features

free wi-fi, dry cleaning, car hire, housekeeping, breakfast

84 Old Hospital Street, Valletta


Why this hotel?: Central. Romantic. Boutique Hotel.

The Saint John Hotel is a boutique-style hotel belonging to the luxury AX Privilege group.

Located in the center of Malta, it is not too far from popular attractions such as the main square, St Johns co-cathedral and the former home of the Italian Knights are all within a walking distance.

The Saint John has a contemporary feel, with large windows that light up the rooms. You have the choice between ‘comfort’ suites, which are quieter, or rooms that look out to the lively Valletta streets.

Due to the hotel’s location, popular gay spots such as The Birdcage Lounge are under a 25-minute drive away.

Features

free wi-fi, bar/lounge, airport transportation, dry cleaning

176, Triq Il-Merkanti, Valletta


Why this hotel?: Stunning Maltese Landmark.

Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour, where history meets luxury in this stunning 16th century Maltese landmark. Featuring 21 spacious suites, all with hand-picked designer pieces and a fabulous view of the harbour. Enjoy the exclusive pool on the roof of the building, offering panoramic views,and relax back onto one of the loungers.

Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour also provides a pre-booking service on wellness treatments. They are happy to organise exclusive sessions for you, and in the immediate vicinity of the hotel there are opportunities for jogging, swimming, sailing and other sports.

 

Features

air conditioning, luxury amenities, bathroom with rain shower, swimming pool, massage and wellness, laundry service, roof terrace

Macina, Triq il-31 ta' Marzu Senglea Isl 1040,


Sliema

Sliema is a major residential and commercial district, located on Malta’s northeastern coast. The area is known for its wide range of shops, restaurants, cafés, water sports and hotels.

Why this hotel?: Ocean Views. Rooftop Pool & Deck. Close to the Harbor.

The AX Palace Hotel is a luxury 5-star, boutique-style hotel, and is the best you will find in the coastal town of Sliema.

The hotel is only a 5-minute walk from Sliema waterfront and provides great ocean views. The Palace boasts fantastic features such as a rooftop infinity pool that looks out to the blue Mediterranean Sea, the Marion Mizzi spa and a sauna to name a few.

The rooms are bright and spacious, with well placed pops of color. They each have a private balcony, providing amazing views from your room too! Make sure to head to either of the on-site restaurants TemptAsian and Tabloid, which are incredibly popular with guests. Afterwards, grab a drink from Lounge 360, which has sweeping views of Sliema.

Exploring the area is made easier as The Palace Hotel have an in-house taxi company for you to utilize. Popular gay nightlife spots in the area include Michelangelo Nightclub which is a 12-minute drive away and is the only gay nightclub in Malta.

Features

parking, in-house taxi service, pool, rooftop deck, gym, private balcony, housekeeping, room service, ocean views, evening entertainment, book exchange box

Triq il-Kbira Sliema, Sliema


Why this hotel?: Ocean Views. A few minutes walk to the waterfront. Rooftop deck.

The Victoria Hotel is a luxury hotel that is a part of the AX Privilege group. Located in Sliema center, this hotel is a popular choice for those wanting to explore the city. The beach is only a 10-minute walk away, so you get the best of both worlds!

The Victorian-styled hotel rooms are both comfortable and large, with private terraces that give amazing city views of the historic town of Sliema. The hotel is close to the Point Shopping Mall, if you wish to do some retail therapy.

Guests of The Victoria Hotel have access to a rooftop infinity pool deck which provides amazing views of the surrounding area, as well as an indoor pool and spa. Meals can be had at the popular on-site restaurant Copperfields, make sure to try the much-loved breakfast buffet.

Evenings can be spent drinking delicious cocktails at the Remy Black bar, followed by a night of dancing in the only gay nightclub in Malta, Michelangelo Club, which is only a 10-minute drive away.

Features

parking, infinity pool, bar/lounge, wi-fi, airport transportation, fireplace, private balcony, room service, housekeeping

Gorg Borg Olivier Street, Sliema


Why this hotel?: Budget choice. Seafront location. Great value.

Sliema Marina is located right on the seafront in Sliema, just stepsfrom the ferry port to Valletta and bus terminal, and close to The Point Shopping Centre and all its shops, bars and restaurants.

Guest rooms feature flat screen TV, free WiFi, air conditioning. Some include a fridge. The hotel has a nice sun terrace with a hydrotherapy pool. Breakfast can be enjoyed in the rooftop dining room with views of the harbour.

Features

bar, sun terrace, free wifi

163 Tigne Sea Front, Silema


7
Very Good

Based on 2218 votes

Mellieha

Why this hotel?: Rooftop pool with sunset views. Modern rooms. Great spa and dining options.

This gay-friendly 4-star hotel is located in the town of Mellieha, Malta. It is just a 10-minute walk from the beach on Mellieha Bay, as well as local shops and bars.

Solana Hotel & Spa offers a range of spacious rooms, suites, and apartments with modern bathrooms. All feature excellent facilities such as satellite TV, a minibar, a hair-dryer and A/C. Some have balconies, kitchenettes and/or sitting areas.

Guests can enjoy top-notch dining and a taste of the Mediterranean at three on-site restaurants. The rooftop terrace with bar and panoramic pool is a true highlight.

Other facilities at the Solana include a heated indoor pool, a fitness center, and a spa & wellness center with sauna and luxurious treatments.

Features

hotel, bar, restaurant, indoor & outdoor pool, spa, jacuzzi, sauna, massage, fitness center, room service, a/c

Gorg Borg Olivier Street, Mellieha


8.3
Excellent

Based on 4691 votes

St Paul’s Bay

Why this hotel?: Panoramic view of the sea and sunset. Adults only. Fantastic dining and spa.

This gay-friendly 4-star hotel is located along the seaside promenade of Bugibba, St Paul’s Bay, Malta. The hotel directly overlooks the bay and island of St. Paul, ensuring guests enjoy wide panoramic sea views and unique sunsets. Ultimate relaxation is guaranteed – this hotel is an adults-only (16+) environment.

Each modern room features free wifi, A/C, a TV, and toiletries in the en-suite bathroom. All rooms either have a balcony or terrace and come furnished with a table and 2 chairs.

The Seaview Hotel’s spa facilities include an indoor pool, steam room, sauna, and a gym. The highlight is the rooftop infinity pool with sundeck bar and restaurant. There is also direct beach access.

Reef Restaurant is the main hotels dining, where breakfast is served daily, as well as buffet dinner options available. Guests can also choose from the hotel’s themed restaurants: Gululu, a Maltese restaurant and Manakis, a Greek Restaurant for other extra add-on dining options if needed.

Diving, fishing and horse riding excursions can be booked at reception. Boats to the nearby islands leave from Plajja Tal’Bognor, a few minutes’ walk away.

Features

hotel, bar, restaurants, indoor pool, infinity pool, spa, sauna, steam room, gym, a/c, wifi, breakfast, parking, tv, minifridge, beach access

Islets Promenade, St Paul's Bay


9
Exceptional

Based on 2487 votes

The Three Villages – Attard, Balzan, Lija

The Three Cities – Cospicua, Vittoriosa, Senglea

Why this hotel?: Tranquil luxury. Elegantly renovated, Beautiful rooms, Personalised service

Prepare to soak up the charm of this 16th-century palazzino and let yourself go in this gay-friendly authentic Maltese home steeped in history. Each of the six rooms has been individually designed to infuse elegance with comfort and luxury with tranquillity. The hotel has been meticulously redesigned to combine antiquity with modern design giving it a special home away from home feel.

Continental Breakfast is served daily and all rooms have coffee-making facilities, Smart TVs, air-conditioning and you can enjoy a bottle of wine in the ancient cellar.

Located in a quiet neighborhood of Cospicua, this boutique hotel is run by gay couple Dorian & Paul and it will be their pleasure to give you all the necessary tips to enjoy all gay Malta has to offer.

Features

free wifi, wine cellar, internal courtyards, high level of personalisation

144, Matty Grima Street, Cospicua


Salina Bay

Why this hotel?: Overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. Stylish hotel. Peaceful setting.

Salini Resort is a stylish and secluded gay-friendly resort, located with fabulous views of Salina Bay and beyond to the Med. The resort boasts a spa, fitness centre, professional hair salon, a family-friendly infinity pool, adults-only outdoor pool and heated indoor pool, as well as a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. There is also a tennis court and padel court.

It has 240 spacious rooms, with either a sea or countryside view. Choose from a variety of room types, whether traveling alone, as a couple, or with the family.

Features

spa, restaurant, bar, gym, parking, multilingual, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor swimming pool

Salina Bay, St Paul's Bay, Salina


Paceville/St. Julian’s

The hub of Malta’s nightlife and a tourist-popular destination, with many restaurants, bars and clubs. Hotels in Paceville are great for exploring the island, its famous St George’s Bay and gay hotspots.

Why this hotel?: Fabulous views. Excellent pool & dining.

Cavalieri Art Hotel offers stylish 4-star accommodation in Paceville. Boasting a lush outdoor pool and a terrace with sweeping sea views, the hotel is an easy drive from Sliema.

Guest rooms are modern and offer views of the sea and the bay. The hotel has an in-house restaurant, although many local options are nearby.

Other facilities include a gym, beauty centre and massage spa.

Features

restaurant, gym, swimming pool, massage, beauty centre

Spinola Road, San Giljan


7.8
Very Good

Based on 14 votes

Why this hotel?: Walk to the beach. Great for sightseeing & gay scene.

Located less than 10 minutes’ walk from the beach, this 4-star boutique hotel in Saint Julian’s offers fabulous sea views, swimming pool and a rooftop terrace.

Set in an attractive townhouse, each modern guest room has air-conditioning, minibar, satellite TV, DVD player, private bathroom. A Continental buffet breakfast is served in the onsite café. The bar & restaurant serves international food.

There’s a bus stop is right outside the hotel which connects to other parts of Malta.

Features

bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sun terrace, gym, free wifi

25 St George's Road, St Julian's


9.1
Exceptional

Based on 2418 votes

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