The Maltese islands may be small in size but there are plenty of accommodation options to be found. From boutique hotels to beach resorts, you’ll be spoiled with choice. Luxury travelers like yourself will be pleased to learn that 5 star hotels in Malta are on the rise with new openings on a regular basis. You may think that location is not as important in a small country like Malta but it is, mainly because of the terrible traffic. So, have a look at our article on the most stunning places to visit in Malta in order to determine where you want to spend most of your time. It will help you narrow down your accommodation options.
Map of the most popular 5 star hotels in Malta
Since location is the number one criterium for choosing your Malta accommodation, we’ve created a map with some of the best hotels in Malta.
Staying in a boutique hotel in Valletta is an experience in itself. There are some true gems to be found. Our favorite picks are Casa Ellul, Phoenicia Hotel Malta & The Saint John. Each of these fairly new Valletta boutique hotels comes with its own personality and offers a unique touches. One of the three even has its own creperie… We leave it up to you to find out which one. 🙂
Three cities hotels
We love this part of the main island so much that we spent an entire article on it: Three Cities Malta. The area manages to keep its authentic feel and we truly hope it stays that way. The fact that the accommodation options are limited, allows it to maintain a certain exclusivity. This is the hotel we’d recommend: Cugó Gran Macina Grand Harbour in Senglea (Isla), a member of Marriott’s Design Hotels collection. Just look at those gorgeous pool views!
Malta beach resorts
As you may have read in our best beaches in Malta article, sandy beaches are pretty scarce on the islands. As a result, there aren’t many 5 star hotels in Malta that have a stretch of private beach. There’s one resort that’s renowned for its prime location in Golden Bay and that’s the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Malta Golden Sands in Mellieha. If you’re looking for a Malta beach resort, then this is your best bet.
Taking the ferry from Malta to Gozo is quite time-consuming so it can be convenient to stay on the island for a few days and look for Gozo accommodation . It’s a small, rural island and the number of hotels is still limited and often in high demand. So, make sure to book well in advance. Gozo accommodation comes in all styles and sizes. From a luxury resort like the Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz to a boutique hotel like The Duke. Another option is to look at the many Gozo farmhouses for rent on AirBnb.
Malta on your mind?
If you’re any bit as much a hotel geek, like we are, you may have spotted a favorite by now. Don’t hesitate to let us know which one. The comment box is all yours.