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Excelsior Grand Hotel vs AX The Palace

Both hotels are rated very highly by experts. On balance, Excelsior Grand Hotel scores slightly better than The Palace. Excelsior Grand Hotel comes in at #5 in Malta with endorsements from 4 reviews including Lonely Planet, Travel + Leisure and The Telegraph.

Excelsior Grand Hotel
Excelsior Grand Hotel
8 / 10
Great Siege Road, Valletta, Island of Malta FRN1810, Malta
From $116 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
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Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"The 433-room luxury Excelsior Grand Hotel is a huge, family-friendly, seafront resort located just outside Valletta’s historic city walls." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Travelers who head south of Sicily to the 122-square-mile island of Malta go for the mix of cafes and rocky beaches and the incredible Maltese history." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
8.0
"The best facilities of any hotel in or around Valletta, including a spa, gym and sizeable indoor and outdoor swimming pools." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The Grand lies outside the city walls, tucked beneath the northwestern bastions." Full review
AX The Palace
AX The Palace
8 / 10
High Street, Sliema, Island of Malta SLM1542, Malta
From $81 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Oyster Oyster
Luxury
"The 149-room Palace is a stylish luxury hotel in the center of Sliema, with a stunning infinity pool on the roof, the highest point in the city." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
9.0
"A five-star contemporary hotel in the heart of an upmarket residential area minutes from the Sliema Waterfront, rock swimming, boat trips, shops and restaurants." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Five-star glamour at one of Sliema's top hotels on TripAdvisor, with wine, a spa voucher and more." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A luxury boutique hotel that combines high-design aesthetics with the kind of comforts you’d expect from a place called the Palace." Full review
Independent Independent
"The rooftop terrace is the focal point of the hotel, with a large infinity pool, bar and plenty of seating from which to enjoy the panorama. There’s also a spa and indoor pool."