Imperial Hotel - Sliema

Rudolph Street, Sliema, Malta, SLM 06  show map
 3 stars
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Imperial Hotel - Sliema

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking

Luggage storage

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar


Dining room

Snack bar

Coffee shop


Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool


The 3-star unique hotel Imperial offers a classic accommodation within easy reach of University of Malta, which is about 20 minutes` walk. Featuring Italian architecture, the property was remodeled in 2006.

The hotel is right in the center of Sliema. Imperial Hotel lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Sliema.

Placed near restaurants and cafés, the hotel offers a seasonal outdoor pool, a sundeck and a library for on-site relaxation.

Imperial Hotel can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Malta International airport.


The hotel comprises 95 rooms equipped with an in-room safe, heating, cable TV, a balcony and a refrigerator. Many guestrooms offer views of Marsamxett Harbour. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Residents can have breakfast in the dining area. At the air-conditioned restaurant guests can enjoy seasonal cuisine. The Poolside bar serves refreshing drinks and features billiards, a terrace and an open fireplace. Guests can share a meal in Fratelli la Bufala Malta and Mr Maxims Pastizzeria, located about 100 meters away.


There are such business facilities as conference equipment, a business center and a slide projector on the premises.


Imperial Hotel also has babysitting, a playroom and a pool for guests travelling with children. On-site amenities for fitness include a gym and a fitness centre.


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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  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenir shop
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Boating
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis


  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Limousine service
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Dining room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities


  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer


  • Refrigerator on request


  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio



Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
One child
Extra bed 50 % of the room stay
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.


Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Rudolph Street, Sliema, Malta, SLM 06

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City Center
  • Sliema
    1000 ft
  • Ta' Kris Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    300 ft
  • iL Fortizza (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    300 ft
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    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint James Capua Hospital700 ft
  • Balluta Bay2300 ft

Shopping areas

  • Soap Cafe400 ft
  • Manuel Dimech St.700 ft
  • Tower Road1400 ft
  • Bisazza St.1700 ft
  • The Point Shopping Mall3000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Sliema Ferries1400 ft
  • Carmelite church2000 ft
  • Balluta Buildings2000 ft
  • Fort St Elmo1.1 mi


  • National Museum of Fine Arts1.0 mi
  • National War Museum1.1 mi
  • National Museum of Archaeology1.1 mi


  • Manoel Theatre1.0 mi

Local attractions

  • Hastings Gardens5100 ft
    Windmill St / Pope Pius V St, Valletta
  • Valletta Living History5200 ft
    The Embassy Complex, Valletta
  • National Museum of Fine Arts1.1 mi
    Triq Nofs in Nhar, Valletta
  • St. Paul's Anglican Church5200 ft
  • St. John's Co-Cathedral1.1 mi
    St. John Street, Valletta

Near the hotel

  • Spinola Bay4000 ft
  • Paceville4700 ft

Restaurants nearby

  • Ta' Kris Restaurant300 ft

    Address: 80 Fawwara Lane
    Phone: +356 2133 7367

    80% likes this, based on 496 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Price Range: USD 21 - USD 42

  • Le Malte300 ft

    Address: 139 Tower Road
    Phone: 21342242

    69% likes this, based on 105 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean

  • Oggi300 ft

    Address: Tigne Seafront, , Malta

    72% likes this, based on 67 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian

  • iL Fortizza300 ft

    Address: triq-i-torri

    53% likes this, based on 159 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean

  • Penny Black Bar300 ft

    Address: Gorg Borg Olivier Street
    Phone: 00356 21334711

    78% likes this, based on 73 reviews
    Cuisine: English
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 16

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
  • Number of rooms:

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Imperial Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Imperial

Average guest rating

6.2out of 10
Based on 128 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers

    Been able to totally relax in peace

    not really

  • Single

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

    The quality of food can be improved

  • Group of friends

    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.

  • Older travelers

    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.

  • Couple

    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

  • Older travelers

    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.

  • Couple

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

  • Single

    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.

  • Couple

    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!

  • Older travelers

    Quiet and close to restaurants and the sea.

    The bread at breakfast. The supper was poor.

  • Group of friends

    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).

  • Older travelers

    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.

  • Older travelers

    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.

  • Older travelers

    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.

  • Single

    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.

How to reach hotel

hotel Imperial Hotel - Sliema Sliema location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Rudolph Street, Sliema, Malta, SLM 06

Get directions
City Center
  • Sliema
    1000 ft
  • Ta' Kris Restaurant (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    300 ft
  • iL Fortizza (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
  • Number of rooms:

Hotel Awards

MalteseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedSliemaImperial

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

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