Fortina Hotel - Sliema

ex. Hotel Fortina Sliema

Tigne Seafront, Sliema, Malta, SLM 3012show map
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Overview

The 4-star Fortina Hotel lies in the centre of Sliema and overlooks Marsamxett Harbour and the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel was built in 1968 and features sophisticated-style facade. Facilities of the hotel include a beauty salon, a barber shop and a news stand.

Our Lady of Victories Church are within a 15-minute walk of the property. It is just 1 km to the downtown of Sliema.

The hotel is surrounded by entertainment venues, cafés and restaurants.

Fortina Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Malta International airport.

Rooms

These non-smoking units feature harbor views, while TV set, a cupboard and IDD telephone are included as well. Fortina Hotel offers a great view to its guests. The rooms come with a spa bathtub, a dryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Buffet breakfast is provided daily, and there is also the snack bar on site. With a charming ambiance you can enjoy authentic meals at the Terrace restaurant. The hotel's bar features billiards, complimentary wireless internet and a terrace. Il Giardino and Taste at Fortina Spa Resort are located within 50 meters away.

Relax

Offering a wellness area, a solarium and a sauna as well as thalassotherapy, Turkish bath and massage services, the hotel ensures a pleasant stay. Guests can have fun indulging in boating, mini golf and table tennis offered on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 15 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   150.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 15 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Scuba diving
  • Boating
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Billiard tables
  • Mini golf

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Kids club

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Saint James Capua HospitalSaint James Capua Hospital2700 ft
The Point Shopping MallThe Point Shopping Mall400 ft
Bisazza St.Bisazza St.1400 ft
Tower RoadTower Road1700 ft
Manuel Dimech St.Manuel Dimech St.2300 ft
National War MuseumNational War Museum2700 ft
National Museum of Fine ArtsNational Museum of Fine Arts3000 ft
National Museum of ArchaeologyNational Museum of Archaeology3300 ft
Manoel TheatreManoel Theatre2700 ft
The PointThe Point400 ftTigne Point
Artitude Gallery Artitude Gallery 1100 ft17, Tigne street,
St. Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral St. Paul's Anglican Pro-Cathedral 2500 ftWest St
Valletta Living HistoryValletta Living History2700 ftThe Embassy Complex, Valletta
Holy Trinity ChurchHoly Trinity Church2800 ft75 Triq Rudolphe
Fortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation CentreFortifications Interpretation Centre - Fortifications Interpretation Centre2800 ftSt. Mark street
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Il GiardinoIl Giardino100 ftHotel Fortina
Taste at Fortina Spa ResortTaste at Fortina Spa Resort200 ftTigne Seafront
Moroboshi Sushi & TeppanyakiMoroboshi Sushi & Teppanyaki200 ftFortina Spa and Resort
The Chophouse RestaurantThe Chophouse Restaurant400 ftCensu Xerri Street
Cafe CubaCafe Cuba600 ftThe Point
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Malta5DMalta5D2900 ftOld Bakery Street, Valletta
Casa Rocca PiccolaCasa Rocca Piccola3100 ft74 Republic Street
Manoel TheatreManoel Theatre3100 ftOld Theatre Street, Valletta
Strait StreetStrait Street3100 ft
Fort St Elmo - National War MuseumFort St Elmo - National War Museum3200 ftSt. Elmo Pl.
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Getting around
Airports
Malta International (MLA)3.9 mi
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Reviews
7.6
FabulousBased on  1585  reviews
  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    Location

    Old rooms - need for upgrade

  • 9.6
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    I liked the staff, they were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. The restaurants are very good and there are many different types. We had a bad experience in the italian and we were not alone that evening but we asked around about the others and they are a little pricey but very good. You get a 25% discount which makes them just about affordable but don't buy many drinks as its a stinger! We stayed 5 star book 4 star and ask for an upgrade when you get there as it will save you loads.The pool is very good overlooking the city of Valetta, its seawater our only concern was there was no shade in the pool until late afternoon and many kids congregate there as a result. Its an adults feel about it with the pampering and there aint much for the kids to do there. There is a smashing shopping centre next door and the ferries are along the road across to Valletta and you get to use them free as well as a complimentary harbour tour which last an hour around the historic port of Valletta. We would recommend this hotel only if you can get it cheap enough, we paid £500 b&b for 7nts but although a little more than we wanted to pay was good value for money when we looked and heard about other hotels in Slimea. You can also get a bus which is fairly direct and stops outside the hotel (even although there is not a stop just tell the driver) its called the x2 and its 2.60 euros each compared to 20 euros and a tip for a taxi, stay away from the white cab taxis as they are a rip off. The new arriva buses are chaotic and there is no such thing as a que (free for all) but there are plenty of buses running and its the cheapest way to travel on a small island.

    You have to be wary of the time share options, they wait to pounce on you outside the breakfast buffet. We didn't get caught out but many we saw did and some were in tears. The deal is you can get upgraded or 5 star next time you visit but the sums don't add up and the times you have to take the holiday are outside peak season. Do what we did, take it last minute and upgrade when you get there! Buses stop right outside the hotel on the way to Valletta but you need to walk a 500-800 hundred yards down to the ferries to get a bus up the coast to St Julians & beyond unless an x2 swung by!

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    I will come back to saty in this hotel again..

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Housekeeping staff very nice and helpfull would give them full marks . Restaurants top class.

    Male reception manager very rude and unaccomadating,day we arrived meet lovely girl, not once did staff say good morning.We were celabrating our 40th wedding anniversary , complained about noise on second day and said our room was a bit small and responce was you get what you pay for and if we had booked a garden view it would be bigger, ,said we would upgrade but didnt work out on day and staff never contacted us after that.Also feel time share management should not be at reception area in 4 star and waisting 3 hours of peoples time on day of arrival.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The helpfullness of the staff and its seafront location

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    although just a bit on the pricy side, I can not say enough nice things about this hotel and the staff. I had a harbour view with balcony. The 4 stars are well earned. I stayed for 8 nights

    buffet supper requires major upgrade to the north american 4 star standard. Especially the salad and cheese parts.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good value for money

    Not really a four star breakfast - very disappointing. Flies on food and queues each morning.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location overlooking valletta was perfect,good rooms , good service

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The view, location and rooms which were spacious,modern and very clean.

    In general the staff were OK but a couple of the prettier, women receptionists wee supercilious and unhelpful. I had the all inclusive buffet one evening and apart from the salad bar the food was mediocre. A general air of not really caring about the customer.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    I would make only a couple of recomendations.! 1. better quality pillows 2.Parket flooring in all bedrooms.(I requested to be moved to room with parket as after 2days my asthma became an issue. 3. Lightweight duvet as opposed to bed spread would be more practical/comfortable.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    the seaview

    We were tricked into a interview, where an agent tried to sell Time-share apartments. Nobody told us from the very beginning what the arrangement was about.

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    The cuisine in the various restaurants. It was of a high standard, well-cooked, with great variety and choice.

    The bathroom part of my room (310). The fittings were a little "tired". The shower curtain over the bath was not long enough to prevent water collecting on the floor. There was a constant very small flow of water into from the cistern into the WC, which had stained the porcelain. These were minor things, not detracting from the otherwise high standard of the room and this is definitely not a complaint, otherwise I would have mentioned it at the hotel. I mention it now only because of the question you ask.

  • 6.6
    Good

    The hotel is very well located on the Sliema waterfront and is convenient for the harbour, public transport, shops, bars and restaurants. I liked the swimming pool area which is reached via an underpass from the hotel. My room was clean and spacious and there were plenty of towels. The best thing was the view from my room, which was stunning and (as another reviewer commented), that alone justified the price!

    The 4* part of the hotel (which I was in) has a 'motel' feel to it. The room was adequate but spartan, and the tap (and loo) water was consistently brown. The air-con worked, but very slowly.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    position of the hotel and japanese restaurant

    the beds are not confortable and brekfast is poar

  • 8.8
    Superb

    ideal location for buses and harbour cruises with new shopping centre nearby and cafes and restaurants close too

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

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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Malta International (MLA)3.9 mi
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