The Maltese Sun

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Double Room, Patio | Terrace/patio
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Overview of The Maltese Sun

The Maltese Sun

3.5 star property
City-center guesthouse within walking distance of Sliema Promenade

9,0/10 Superb

126 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
53 St Margaret St, Sliema
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/banking services
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Lockers available
Feel at home
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Premium bedding
  • Free parking nearby

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Sliema
  • Malta Experience - 22 min drive
  • Mellieha Bay - 34 min drive
  • Blue Lagoon - 52 min drive

Getting around

  • Malta Intl. Airport (MLA) - 25 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The Maltese Sun

3.5-star guesthouse in a shopping district
A roundtrip airport shuttle, a terrace, and laundry facilities are just a few of the amenities provided at The Maltese Sun. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and ATM/banking services
  • Tour/ticket assistance, an elevator, and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the breakfast, helpful staff, and proximity to public transit
Room features
All guestrooms at The Maltese Sun boast thoughtful touches such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and sound-insulated walls. Guest reviews speak positively of the spacious rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Rainfall showers and free toiletries
  • Heating, daily housekeeping, and electrical adapters/chargers


English, French, Italian, Maltese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 24 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking nearby


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:30 AM–10:30 AM


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • ATM/banking
  • Terrace


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Maltese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Electrical adapters/chargers


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 10 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 19 per vehicle (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

The Maltese Sun Sliema
The Maltese Sun Guesthouse
The Maltese Sun Guesthouse Sliema

Frequently asked questions

Does The Maltese Sun offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Maltese Sun does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Maltese Sun?
As of 25 September 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Maltese Sun on 27 September 2022 start from R1 056, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Maltese Sun?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Maltese Sun?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at The Maltese Sun?
No, unfortunately, but there's free parking nearby.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Maltese Sun?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 19 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Maltese Sun?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at The Maltese Sun?
No, this guesthouse doesn't have a casino, but Dragonara Casino (11-min drive) and Oracle Casino (14-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at The Maltese Sun and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Sliema Promenade (6-min walk) and Mnajdra Megalithic Temples (9.5 mi), along with Blue Grotto (9.8 mi) and Hagar Qim (9.9 mi).
Are there restaurants at or near The Maltese Sun?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Dolci Peccati (3-min walk), Fresco's Cafe & Restaurant (3-min walk), and Salisbury Arms (7-min walk).
What's the area around The Maltese Sun like?
The Maltese Sun is in the heart of Sliema, a short 1-minute walk from Tower Road and 5 minutes' walk from Balluta Bay.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

Perfect for the price, clean and comfortable
Highly recommend, very clean, comfortable and not too expensive! It was a last minute booking, checking in was easy, even though there was no one there at check in, we called and they gave us a code to enter and our room was available. Staff was very friendly, I didn’t catch the gentleman’s name working reception but very helpful, courteous and made us feel very welcome. Location is great as well!
Mathieu, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ingrid, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
Great stay at The Maltese Sun - lovely staff and a perfect location.
7-night trip
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6/10 Good

Nice classic small hotel, friendly staff, with good location close to the sea, but the room was noisy and the smell was not good, the air conditioner was not working well.
Ali, 1-night trip with friends
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4/10 Fair

I'm not really sure where to begin with this review... It is a great location - minutes from the water, restaurants and public transport and most of the staff was friendly and helpful. However, there were several disappointments with this facility: #1 - the breakfast. It is overpriced for what you're offered. You'd be better to walk 5 mins at a restaurant along the main road #2 - housekeeping. We booked 4 nights with the hotel. There is a sign on the door that the room isn't refreshed daily, you must ask reception for fresh towels, etc. After days 2, we asked reception for fresh towels and were told that it would be done. We came back in the evening and still no fresh towels. What was extremely frustrating and disgusting was that housekeeping took the DIRTY towels from a pile in the corner on the floor and HUNG THEM UP up as if they were clean towels. Absolutely baffling and unhygienic. Reception closes at 2p, so I called the customer service # and was told that we couldn't get fresh towels until we've stayed 3 days. I think this is a bit ridiculous and goes against what is posted and what we were told. #3 - acoustics. There is no insulation, therefore you can hear everything from your room - from the woman blow-drying her hair at 1am to the person cooking in the kitchen at 12a to the traffic on the street at all hours. Good luck getting any sleep here! #4 - I can't remember exactly what it is called, but we were hounded for the 5euros tax that we knew nothing about.
Cherrelle, 4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Amy, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jun Rui, 6-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

CHRISTOPHER, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly and helpful staff, the guest house is also unique style, so if you enjoy guest house living in Sliema, Malta, it is one of the best choice 👌
Billy, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great find
Lovely guesthouse. Room was clean and perfect for a few nights visiting family locally. Location was perfect for where I needed to be. Lovely roof top area too.
Kimberley, 4-night trip
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