About the hotel
Deluxe Class Traditional Hotel. Situated on the grounds of a 19th Century Maltese Villa, by the seafront of the picturesque Balluta Bay. Hotel is 500 meters away from the centre of St Julian's, it is also within walking distance from authentic cafes, bars, restaurants and the main shopping area of Sliema. Malta's capital, Valletta, is just 8 km away and a bus stop is located just outside the hotel. The Airport is 12 km from the hotel and a limousine service is available at the hotel for airport transfers.
Rooms have stylish and contemporary decor, warm colours, comfortable furniture and soft furnishings, spacious bathrooms with separate showers and separate WC. Units are approximately 33 square meters in size and all have either a balcony or terrace. Internet connection available in all rooms at a charge.
The 19th century villa offers a number of dining options in a setting of modern and traditional design with menus created by a Michelin-starred chef. The Villa Terraces combine traditional bakery with an Italian coffee shop, selling a carefully selected range of everyday products. The lobby Lounge & Bar offers a light menu of salads, sandwiches and wholesome snacks. Breakfast is served in the main restaurant, offering a wide choice of fresh products with a focus on healthy living and a balanced diet. In the evening, the buffet displays modern Western Mediterranean cuisine, with a specialty of exotic hot dishes. With stunning views over Balluta bay, the Pool Bar and Grill offers grilled meat and fish dishes, salads, snacks, and freshly squeezed juices.
The hotel is built on the grounds of the 19th century Villa Cassar Torreggiani. The facade draws from the interesting architecture of the surrounding area with balconies and terraces for all rooms overlooking the bay and countryside behind.
The lobby is large with marble flooring and a comfortable seating area.
This new hotel is no doubt one of the most luxurious on the island with a great location. Facilities include business services, water sports, squash court, indoor/outdoor pool, spa, parking and a casino close by. WIFI is also available free of charge in the lobby, lounge, bar and business centre. (DB 01/09)