Imperial - Sliema

Rudolph Street, Sliema, Malta, SLM 06show map
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GoodBased on  140 reviews
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Overview

Imperial Hotel is situated in the heart of Sliema in 20 minutes walking distance from University of Malta. Renovated in 2006, the hotel features elegant architecture.

The hotel is set within a 10-minute walk from the city center. The property is neighboring cafés and restaurants as well as Fort St Elmo, which is around 20 minutes` walk.

A tower and a church are set within walking distance.

It will take a 15-minute drive to get to Malta International airport.

Rooms

Comfortable rooms feature sophisticated décor with original furniture. Some rooms come with a view of Marsamxett Harbour. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a continental breakfast is served at the dining area. Residents can try dishes of seasonal cuisine at the restaurant. Poolside bar is available on site. The Compass Lounge and Time Square are located within 100 meters away.

Services

The property offers conference equipment, a business centre and a slide projector for business needs.

Relax

Imperial Hotel indulges guests with a seasonal outdoor pool, a sun terrace and a library as well as a solarium and a sauna. Such activities as boating, golf and table tennis are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   95.

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Facilities
Internet

Free internet access

Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Massage

Spa centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Boating

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Entertainment
  • Spa centre
  • Sauna
  • Massage

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Bedroom

  • Changing of linen

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
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Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Saint James Capua HospitalSaint James Capua Hospital400 ft
Manuel Dimech St.Manuel Dimech St.700 ft
Tower RoadTower Road1400 ft
Bisazza St.Bisazza St.1700 ft
The Point Shopping MallThe Point Shopping Mall3000 ft
Spinola BaySpinola Bay4300 ft
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Ta' Kris RestaurantTa' Kris Restaurant300 ft80 Fawwara Lane
iL FortizzaiL Fortizza300 fttriq-i-torri
Fratelli la Bufala MaltaFratelli la Bufala Malta300 ftPjazza Tigne
Le MalteLe Malte300 ft139 Tower Road
OggiOggi300 ftTigne Seafront, , Malta
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National Museum of Fine ArtsNational Museum of Fine Arts1.0 mi
National Museum of ArchaeologyNational Museum of Archaeology1.1 mi
National War MuseumNational War Museum1.1 mi
Manoel TheatreManoel Theatre1.0 mi
Hal Saflieni HypogeumHal Saflieni Hypogeum3.0 miBurial Street
Peter's PoolPeter's Pool6.2 miDelimara Point, Marsaxlokk
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Getting around
Airports
Malta International (MLA)4.0 mi
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Reviews
6.2
GoodBased on  140  reviews
  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Been able to totally relax in peace

    not really

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The front office/reception staff were very nice, kind and accommodating. Very spacious and well kept

    The quality of food can be improved

  • 7.0
    Very good

    It was in a quiet area but near enough to walk down to Sliema. The bus stop is across the road, handy for buses to Valetta or to the port for Gozo. The breakfasts were good plenty of choice. The pool area was clean, lots of little tables to sit and enjoy a drink in the shade.Staff were very friendly and helpful.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    The Hotel is very well located and an ideal basis to undertake various day trips around Valetta. Also a large number of fine restaurants can be found very near by.

    Not even one single ray of day light in the breakfast room. Cold atmosphere. Very inflexible staff. There could be made so much more out this hotel.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    the parking space for 2 Eur/day

    breakfast was ok, the staff at the reception wasn't very competent and there was no free wifi

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Helpful staff, grandiose foyer and staircase. Good pool and sun terrace.

    No kettle in the room, too many mosquitoes, poor standard of food in restaurant.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The staff were very friendly and it was good value for money the location was great. It is a very grand building.

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Horrible. Completelly deshonest. I Used Booking exelent services in Viena, aAutria, In London, in Venecia, Italy twice. In Spain , in Rome, Paris, usa, in Egipt and Tunes Exelent services But in Malta was horrible .

    I arrived to the hotel on time. When I go into the room was a nigthmare.DERTY Completelly derty. Cold. The cortines in an old oxidated tube . The walls dirty and with pieces of picture down. I refused to stay in the hotel. And the manager obligate me to pay tree days complete. Was deshonesty because the politic of booking tell that if I not cancel or present in the hotel, I have to pay tree days of the cost. But was not my case. Because I was in the room but when I see the situation I start crying, and change the hotel because I can not stay there for 13 days ( I went to Malta for a medical surgery and alone, not for pleasure ) . The corridor was full of workers with cemento, pawder and so so noisy. I just was five minutes in the room. I tryed to talk frendly with the manager but He treate my bud and autority in front of tree very yung girls. (Receptionist and twoo students, becarias) He obligate me to pay more than 150 Euros and I cant do nothing because I had to sign , when I just arrived ( before see the room) a cupon or baucher in blanc with my Credit card. Was completelly deshonest with a woman alone and with helth ploblems.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Initial friendliness of staff, style of the hotel- kind of like a castle- in an old building with fake body armour at the end of the corridors. Roaring fire in the bar/lounge. And outside area for eating if its warm enough.

    TV was a bit of an antique with only 3 channels- 2 news and 1 tacky channel. We were out most of the time so we didn't bother to ask to change it. However as we were leaving they asked us to pay the remainder for the room. It put a bit of a dampner on the stay as we thought that we had paid for all of it by booking through this website. It turned out they were right, but no one had informed us at check in, which would have been useful and whenever you dispute things in Malta, they get very defensive for some reason!

  • 6.6
    Good

    Quiet and close to restaurants and the sea.

    The bread at breakfast. The supper was poor.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The Imperial Hotel is a centrally located hotel in Sliema at walking distance from St Julian's (and Paceville) and at only 5 minutes by ferry from Valletta. Public transport to tour the island is within easy reach, as are various beaches, restaurants and other facilities. The hotel itself has a very authentic Victorian feel to it, rooms are spacious, the swimming pool is great and the pool bar is open all day.

    Apart from the swimming pool, the facilities are a tad antiquated. Even though the room was generally clean, we also discovered some mouldy spots in the corner of our room. Staff was generally helpful, but seemed rather aloof in their demeanour (bar and reception).

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The only thing that can be described as an advantage is uts location which is within 15 minutes of the sea in any diraction. The reception personell was always very helpfull.

    The rooms and the furniture and fittings need replacement and or refurbishment. My room was very basic with a very old tv set and no fridge - bar, which in a country with Maltas temperatures in the summer cannot be considered a luxury but a neccecity.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    We chose this hotel for reasons of nostalgia, not cheapness. We were quickly upgraded - at modest enough extra cost - from the dark, noisy ground floor room to a bright, quiet room overlooking the garden. Staff generally helpful.

    The public rooms are elegant, the bedrooms are not. Dined once - never again. Breakfast was truly nasty, apart from the toast and butter, but the bread was not too fresh.The cheapest available ingredients are served and even the instant cofee from the machine (bearing a well known name ) was inferior. Bright room spoiled by filthy windows.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Helpful and efficient Reception staff; Poolside/Bar area pleasant; Location provides easy access to main points of interest, restaurants, etc. in the city; Good value for money.

    Room cleaners were very noisy and started early-morning (7am) -- banging doors, dragging heavy items along the tiled corridor, etc. -- making sleep difficult; No coffee/tea making facilities in our room -- though these facilities are listed in the hotel/room directory provided by the hotel; The hotel/room directory itself was messy and dog-eared -- which never inspires confidence in the hotel.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    large rooms and an atmosphere from another era.

    Staff just didn't seem able to get messages to me - on one occasion my friend's call was transferred to another room and woke someone up Also I needed a 4.30am call to get to the airport and they forgot so woken up when the taxi came. good job by then I realsied that they might not get this right and had already packed.

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Highlights
6
GoodBased on  140 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Design Hotels in Malta

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Good to know
Check-infrom 12 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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