This hotel is ideal for a relaxing break. It's just metres from the sea, with a pretty pool area and a couple of restaurants. You're only a short walk from the town centre, too.
The Hotel Qawra Palace is in a great spot. It's just across the road from a pretty rocky beach, and the nearest sandy one is only a 15-minute walk away. The shops, restaurants and bars, meanwhile, are even closer.
The hotel swimming pool has been built to make the most of the views - it's set in the heart of a palm-freckled terrace, and faces out to sea. There's also a kids' pool out here, and a bar serving cold drinks and light bites.
There’s lots of choice when it comes to dining. Buffets come courtesy of the main restaurant, which offers up a mix of Mediterranean and international dishes. In the summer, meanwhile, there’s also a pizzeria in a romantic al fresco setting. There are three bars here, too, as well as a coffee bar which does a mean line in homemade cakes.
The hotel’s bedrooms are dressed in a palette of blues and yellows. They all have good-sized balconies, too. For the best views, request one that looks out to the sea.
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Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local and select imported alcoholic, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Snacks 11.00-18.00.
Buffet breakfast and dinner.
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Saltwater outdoor pool
You'll find this in the centre of the terrace bordered by lots of sunbeds and parasols. Pool towels can be hired at an extra charge.
Offering Mediterranean delights for breakfast, lunch and dinner with views of Salina bay and the outdoor pool. Not forgetting the little ones, early suppers can be arranged. If you're staying Half Board lunch will have an extra charge.
Let the little ones join in the fun as they take part in the activity programme held during the summer months by the entertainment team.
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Good value for money, this hotel is in a good location with the pool being next to the sea where you can swim on a private area if you like. The lifts are pain and always busy but the spa is lovely and the massage is good. On my departure a member of staff called Franco Apap was very helpfull and printed off my boarding pass for me which was great and helpfull this gave me more time to get to the Airport.More
Nice friendly atmosphere
Hotel is in nice position on the seafront so a sea view room is highly recommended, Room was in a nice condition and was cleaned every day with fresh towels too. Check in was a bit slow but I suppose with about 40 guests all arriving at the same time, it is not surprising that there would be a queue. An early flight from UK (5am) meant that we arrived at the hotel at around 11 and rooms were not available until 2pm. Left our luggage in the luggage room and had some lunch at the pool bar. We found all the staff to be very friendly and happy to help. The food in the lovely restaurant was perfectly acceptable with plenty of choice. All in all, I would be happy to recommend this hotel and would strongly suggest paying a little extra for a sea view room.More
Richard M, Wirral
Very nice holiday
On first looks the hotel does look very nice but inside it is a little on the tired side. The Staff, the food and the poolside are all very nice, the family room we stayed in could have done with a makeover. The beds were wooden frames and creaked when you turned over, the air conditioning was noisy, the bath had a chip on the side and the tile underneath it was also broken, the towels were also very thin. There was a bottle on the wall in the shower which we assumed was shower gel until we turned it around and saw the label on it - it said floor cleaner, needless to say we didn't use it. There was a kettle and cups but you had to buy your own tea, coffee and milk which we didn't know about until we asked. There was no safe in the room either. The one thing I would say was 5 star about the place was the pizzeria across the road. They don't tell you (we found out from the tour rep but there is also an A4 paper on the noticeboard if you care to read it) but you can swop an evening meal for a meal at the pizzeria if you tell reception before 8pm the night before. I would seriously give it a try, we went twice and it was absolutely wonderful. The food was amazing and the staff really friendly. All in all we did have a good holiday but it would have been even nicer if the hotel addressed the little things that are wrong.More
DebM68, Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Spent a lovely week at The Qawra Palace 29th Aug-5th Sept. Have just been reading comments and cannot believe how nasty some people can be, so I had to give my views. The Hotel was fine - brilliant room on the 7th floor overlooking Salina Bay. The view was fantastic - we used to sit on the balcony and watch the sun come up over the sea. The room was always clean and tidy with fresh sheets and towels every day. It was a bit of a scramble for sun beds - people saving them at 7 am, unbelievable. The food was plentiful with something to suit most people. As we were on the 7th floor, and traffic and entertainment didn't bother us, although Saturday night they had a group which turned the volume up sky high as groups always seem to have to do. Staff were pleasant and most of them cheerful. My advice to anyone going to this hotel is don't be put off by some comments as most are total rubbish - make up your own mind but remember you get what you pay for and this is good value for the money you pay. Have a great time.More
Jennifer F, Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
Stuck in a time warp
We visited this hotel 6 years ago and decided to return to show our adult children how good it was. Oh dear. Nothing had been done as to decorating etc, since our last visit. Indeed, I would hazard a guess, from the condition of the bathroom towels, that they too are the same ones that were being used then. In many ways, it was probably good that the lighting in the bathroom was so dreadful. I certainly would not have had a bath there as the room so dark to spend too much time therein. Shower over the bath was generally good with an adequate supply of warm water. Shower curtain left much to be desired and the bath mat deserved to be in the rubbish bin. Do not expect a UK standard "4 Star". It certainly is not that. Rooms were clean and the sea views are tremendous. Certainly worth paying the supplement. A kettle and mugs were in the room. This was a bonus compared to our previous visit. Shops close by to go and purchase tea/coffee etc. Waiting staff did not seem very helpful-they were great last time we visited. Meal times were quite an experience. "Inconsistent" is the polite word to describe it. A big issue concerns the sun beds. We stayed a week and only managed to secure one once. Although there are signs claiming that the beds could not be "reserved". This was completely ignored and not enforced. Indeed, we witnessed towels being placed on the beds before breakfast and the beds then being left unoccupied until after lunchtime. Plus, although the beds were free, the mattresses cost a euro when they were issued out at the beginning of the day. This system was also being abused as some guests simply waited until the initial user of the mattress had finished sunbathing and then took advantage of free mattresses. A very bizarre system that got some of our fellow guests very worked up at the unfairness of it all. If we do return to this area, we shall not be staying at this particular hotel. That said, the location is ideal for visiting the island as the bus depot is within very easy walking distance. It only costs 1.6 euros for a daily bus ticket. Really excellent value.More
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