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Ursulino Valletta
4 out of 5
82 A St Ursula Street, Valletta
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The price is £93 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (192 reviews)
Highly recommended

"Beautiful hotel with incredible staff."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Ursulino Valletta
Palazzo Valletta Suites
4 out of 5
314 St Paul Street, Valletta, Malta
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4.8/5Exceptional! (128 reviews)

"Easy enough to find, a number X4 bus from the airport into Valletta then a 5 minute walk. 1.5 Euros for the bus Owner and staff very friendly and couldn't be more helpful. Full english breakfast a welcome bonus to start the day off. Lovely settings for breakfast, like a step back in time, very ornate ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Palazzo Valletta Suites
Palazzo Consiglia
4.5 out of 5
102, St.Ursula Street, Valletta
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The price is £159 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (309 reviews)

"I absolutely loved staying at this property. I was offered a very warm welcome even though I had quite a late arrival, was given a welcome drink and very well taken care of from the start. My room was spacious and had all the amenities I would expect to have. The rooftop pool was gorgeous. The breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Palazzo Consiglia
Palazzo Prince d'Orange
3 out of 5
316 St. Paul's street, Valletta, Malta
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4.6/5Exceptional! (55 reviews)

"I was given the penthouse suite which is two stories and many rooms. It's practically a house. Nice modern kitchen. Three terraces. Elevator opens directly into the suite. Good location in Valletta. Good security. Alexandra is friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2019

Palazzo Prince d'Orange
La Falconeria Hotel
4 out of 5
62 Melita Street, Valletta
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The price is £91 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (628 reviews)

"an excellent hotel, close to the centre of Valetta. It has really great staff, especially helplful during the Covid-19 outbreak. the food was also very high quality. the rooms were not huge, but big enough and comfortable. I would definitely stay there again!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

La Falconeria Hotel
Casa Ellul - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
4.5 out of 5
81 Old Theatre Street, Valletta, Malta
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £145 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)
Absolutely wonderful!

"Lovely romantic boutique hotel in the heart of Valletta. A good base for a long weekend. Staff were really helpful and terrace with a view was a highlight."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Casa Ellul - Small Luxury Hotels of the World
De Vilhena Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
55 Old Theatre Street, Valletta
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The price is £90 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (304 reviews)

"Boutique, location, staff friendly, comfortable room, good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

De Vilhena Boutique Hotel
Barrakka Suites
3 out of 5
4 Battery Street, Valletta, Malta
The price is £82 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (86 reviews)

"Very nice flat with all amenities you may need during your stay in Malta. Most of all very clean Close to bus station and to the nightlife of Valletta but still very quiet! Cliff has always been very responsive in all our communication. Definitely a place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Barrakka Suites
Grand Harbour Hotel
2 out of 5
47, Battery Street, Valletta, MALTA
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The price is £55 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (759 reviews)

"Location, nature and age of property makes it part of Malta's history and accessible to all tourist attractions. I loved the place but it could do with some refurbishment. My room was large, clean, contained an excellent bed and all usual basic facilities. The hotel has a splendid roof top terrace ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Grand Harbour Hotel
Castille Suites Penthouses
3 out of 5
4 Battery Street, Valletta, Malta
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4.3/5Excellent! (21 reviews)
Great location, amazing views

"Very central, next door to the Upper Barrakka Gardens and five minutes walk from the bus station. Modern apartment,a good size, with amazing views from the terrace at the top, accessed by a spiral staircase. Great place to eat or take a glass of wine, while enjoying the amazing views of the three ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2015

Castille Suites Penthouses
Osborne
3 out of 5
50 South St, Valletta, Malta
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The price is £64 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (707 reviews)

"Friendly and helpful reception staff, hotel was super clean, room was spacious, location was fantastic for seeing Valletta, very walkable!! Room didn’t have a standup shower; it contained a tub with a hand held shower mounted low on the wall."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2019

Osborne
The British Hotel
2 out of 5
40 Battery Street, Valletta, Malta
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The price is £58 per night
3.5/5Good! (383 reviews)

"The hotel and Malta are really good, all the steps keep you really fit, loads of good restaurants. The only criticism of the hotel is the shower curtain, get rid of it, put up a shower screen"…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

The British Hotel
Valletta Merisi Suites
4 out of 5
Triq Sant Orsla, Valletta, Malta
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2.8/5 (4 reviews)
They Passed a Wide Corridor Off As An Apartment

"We paid top price for an apartment advertised as 35 sq. metres and a balcony with city views. It was 3 metres wide and just over 8 metres long. There was approx 300mm space between the bed and wardrobes. The en-suite was shoe horned in to a space resembling a broom cupboard. The kitchenette / living ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2014

Valletta Merisi Suites
Malta Holiday Lets Valletta
3 out of 5
Valletta, Valletta, Malta
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1/5 (1 review)
En øv oplevelse

"Ejeren ligger ikke de rigtigt billeder op af lejligheden, samt det sted de viser på kortet er ikke det samme sted som lejligheden ligger. Der er ingen tryk på vandet, så det er helt umuligt og lave maden i lejligheden. Der er ingen balkon, det er en lille knap man kan stå på. Prisen er alt for høj ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2015

Malta Holiday Lets Valletta
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Guide to Valletta Historic Hotels

Travelling to new places can be more than just highlighting a sight on your map, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of a place. One of the best ways to experience the region's culture is to learn about its past. Visiting the region's landmarks or museums is a fine start, but a stay in a Valletta historic hotel can ferry you back to another time period. Pack your suitcases (and no need for the time machine) as your Valletta landmark hotel awaits.

Grab Your Place in History

As soon as you walk through your Valletta hotel's reception, you'll be whisked back in time. With their vintage charm and fascinating histories, you'll love the look and feel of your one-of-a kind accommodation. Although these accommodations are historic, they have many of the modern conveniences that help you take it easy during your getaway. You will notice your room furnished with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and about anything you may want for a wonderful trip.

Once you have explored the historic hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the prominent landmarks and museums. Of course, all this time travelling can stimulate your appetite. Speak with your hotel's concierge to point you to where a few of their favourite areas to enjoy a drink or dinner in Valletta are. You can also scan through the comments section and review the recommendations other travellers to Valletta believe is worth visiting.

Book a Valletta Historic Hotel Today

If you are wishing to get the most from your Valletta visit, staying in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this historic city. With Expedia's 16 one-of-a-kind hotels to choose from, you're sure to discover one that you'll love. However, like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get your room in one of these landmark properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history buff expect from a stay in Valletta?
On a trip to Valletta, historians and history enthusiasts alike will likely want to explore the a cathedral. While you’re here, be sure to check out the waterfront and museums. You also can spend time at the shops.
What's the best accommodation in Valletta to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Palazzo Consiglia is a top 4.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. St. Johns Co - Cathedral is a short walk away. Other choices to soak up the local history include Grand Hotel Excelsior and La Falconeria Hotel.
How many historical hotels are located in Valletta?
In Valletta, there are 216 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 122 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the must-see historical places and other sights in Valletta?
Valletta is notable for its a cathedral and landmarks like Fort St. Elmo, Casa Rocca Piccola and Grand Masters Palace. Cultural venues include Malta Experience, Manoel Theatre and Royal Opera House. Other popular sights include Upper Barrakka Gardens and Sliema Ferry.
What is a historic hotel like in Valletta?
By booking a historic hotel, guests can enjoy a holiday in a place that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features can be admired within the guestrooms or public spaces of historic hotels in Valletta, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Valletta have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi and the normal amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in Valletta, don’t worry that you’ll be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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