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 and dinner.
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local and select imported alcoholic, soft drinks, tea and coffee. Snacks 11.00-18.00.
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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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Stayed at this Hotel for 4 nights recently. It is well situated on the sea front. The reception/foyer area is nice and spacious. The hotels cafe is excellent, as is the food served in it, and the prices. Where the hotel fails is in its rooms. The hotel has 8 floors. I stayed on the 4 th floor. The room was spacious but had 2 bad faults. The bathroom was abysmal,it was that small that you had to stand beside the toilet to enable you to shut the door. The lighting in the room was also abysmal insofar reading, using the lighting was a real challenge to the eyes.. On the plus side there was instantaneous hot water throughout the day. The food in the restaurant was very average one could say without contradiction it was not Cordon Bleu. The pool (outside) was very good, and lots of room for sunbathing. The staff were pleasant. Would I recommend this hotel. If you have no other choice of hotel, yesMore
Good Value Hotel
Booking a sea view room is well worth the extra charge. Breakfast a bit repetitive but dinner gave plenty of choice. Brochure state tea and coffee making facilities but no tea, coffee or milk provided. Not much choice of draft beers and drinks are a bit expensive. Could get a carafe of red or white house wine for €3. They are refurbishing some of the rooms and could be a bit noisy. Shops are just round the corner where you can get papers drinks and food etc. Can get a sandwich Ham or Cheese for €1.50 at outside bar. Not far from the bus station and centre of Bugibba .More
Thimblebird, Leeds, United Kingdom
A very tired 5 star hotel, where only 3 stars shine....
Great location. Great staff team - specially the bar staff, very professional and friendly. At arrival, very impressed,impressive lobby,very swift check-in. When making the booking, there was not enough information about sleeping arrangements, like, sleeps 4 but is it 1 bed+1 sofa?1 room for all or 2 rooms within the room? To be safe we booked 2 family rooms.When we got to the room, we realised we were downgraded to a double room. After some confusion over our booking, down to lost in translation misunderstanding, we were told it was because we were couples, not a family! Considering we paid extra, we asked to have what we paid for. We were then given 1 family room!!! It was our worst fears, 1 room with 4 single beds lined against the wall. So what was a very swift, quick check-in to start with, turned into a bit of a nightmare, but, in the end resolved in a very calm, professional way and we got our 2 family rooms. The rooms are tired and do not warrant 5 stars & the bathroom gets "nil starts". The food is good, very Italian, lots of pizza and pasta and if you like deserts, save some space because they are heavenly and as you are on holiday, they have no calories! Enjoy walking along the sea front or into the village. Entertainment is ok - bingo, dancing, quizzes, live performances by local and foreigner artists. The spa was a disappointment, no-one around to make appointments, eventually arranged the treatment and it was good-ish (the therapist kept yawning - not very relaxing). The Jacuzzi(indoor) and the pools (in and outdoors) are great. Very,very clean, even smoker's area outside where ashtrays are provided. Pool tables are very tired and in need of replacement. Lifts can be very slow. All said, I would return there, to a sea view family room (even if I am on my own) but not at 5 stars prices...more like 3 stars price...sorry!More
FMCJ17, London, United Kingdom
Good Value Hotel
We are a retired couple staying at the Qawra Palace in February 2014. Compared to previous stays in Malta this hotel offers good value for money. The staff are pleasant especially the dining room staff who were excelent. The rooms could do with updateing but are clean and OK. The food was very good with buffet style which was constantly replenished. For a cheap holiday this hotel which is in a good location hits the mark but remember this is a 3* hotel not a 5*. Very close to the sea and the local bus station which provides very cheap travel.More
brianward7, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
All that glitters.................
I have visited Malta numerous times over 25 years, I have had coffee and availed myself of the toilets but this was the first time I had stayed at the Qawra Palace. I was looking forward to it, the hotel always looks well and certainly the coffee shop always had attentive staff. The room was downstairs at the back, in amongst a number of other rooms that were in the process of refurbishment - jolly whistling/serenading Maltese tradesmen at 8 in the morning with radios are a real incentive to getting down for breakfast, the other incentive was the kitchen chimney fan on the balcony side which blasted away from early am. In all the hotels I have ever stayed in this is the first time a teapot and kettle were provided in the room and the guest was expected to buy tea/coffee/milk. The hotel management are wise to the idea that you can stock up from Breakfast, stewed tea and coffee are dispensed from machines. The hotel management have decided that they are not going to encourage smoking around the pool or outside in the coffee shop by no longer providing ash trays - as a result there are cigarette ends littering the place - no a well thought out policy. The hotel looks good and well located but when you scratch the surface it is disappointingMore
peterwb007, Durham, United Kingdom
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