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Santana Hotel

Malta and Gozo, Europe

Right at the heart of Qawra, right at the heart of the action, the Santana hotel has to be one of Malta's most desirable spots. With its light sea blue livery, the hotel signposts its location – just a minute from the seafront itself.

The Qawra seafront is a favourite spot for holidaymakers, with its many shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. Beyond the promenade is another of its main attractions, the rocky beach, a haven for swimmers and sun bathers – and a great place to explore. Qawra is also home to some of Malta's most prized cultural sites too – no visit is complete without a trip to the historical towers and the church of St Francis of Assisi.

The Santana Hotel gives you a little bit of everything Malta has to offer:

Even with such a perfect location, the Santana Hotel is more than just a base for exploring and enjoying Malta. It is, after all, a four star hotel with four star facilities to match.

There's a Wellness club offering over 80 health & beauty therapy treatments (at a fee ) and adding to the spa feel is a sauna and the opportunity for a massage (at a fee). The Santana Hotel has its own fitness room too, so you can maintain your customary fitness regime, plus a superb wellness centre with over plenty of treatments available.

After all of that, you can pick and choose one of the bars or restaurant's to while away a few pleasant hours in the evening.

Guests of the Santana Hotel often like to round things off by staying to enjoy the hotel's own schedule of entertainment – it does make for a very sociable end to the day.

Finally to bed. All rooms are comfortably furnished and feature a balcony – so you can look out at the twinkling lights of Qawra. All rooms feature an en suite bathroom, most have a bath/shower and some just have showers. Rooms also feature tip top amenities like satalite TV (with pay TV), radio and hairdryer. Another bonus – keeping the temperature just right is a cinch with the centrally controlled air conditioning. Rooms were fully renovated in 2019 including the bathrooms.

The Santana Hotel is as much a reason to choose Qawra for your Maltese holiday destination as the towers of the Knights of St John, or the beaches or the accessibility to other locations. Choosing the right hotel really is that important.

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  • Rooftop outdoor pool (open May-Oct)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Indoor freshwater pool^
  • Fitness room, whirlpool & sauna*
  • Hydrotherapy bath* and massage room*
  • Wellness club offering over 80 health & beauty therapy treatments*
  • Cafe open 08.00hrs-late evening
  • Rooftop pool bar
  • Internet facilities are available*
  • Restaurant and Italian restaurant
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  • *Some facilities may incur an additional fee
  • ^Heated in winter and closed for 2 weeks in high season (date confirmed at hotels discretion)

Room Types

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Single Room
20m2 WiFi
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Twin Comfort Room
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Single Comfort Room
28m2 WiFi
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Twin Inland Room
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The Local Area

Just a minute from the picturesque seafront at Qawra, the Santana is at the heart of one of Malta's prime tourist areas with excellent shops and entertainment. Guest facilities include an indoor freshwater pool with jacuzzi, a sauna and massage (at a fee) and fitness room. Meals are served in the main dining room.

Trip Advisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Review

Great stay

Review by N6109OFpatricial

Stayed at the santana in August, beautiful hotel, great staff couldn't do enough for us, we were so happy and loved our stay, we have booked again for December, thank you to all at the santana hotel for making our holiday great, see you all again in December 😊

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Love Malta

Review by jacquelinel162

Jut returned from two weeks holiday at the Santana Hotel. Have stayed at this hotel on a number of occasions so I think that speaks for it self. We booked a comfort room which is modern, clean and comfortable...

Roof top pool which is well maintained and a lovely sun trap area. If you are looking for a holiday with chips, burgers and pizza this hotel is not for you. We couldn't really fault the meals, plenty of choice of well prepared wholesome food ..... Perhaps could be hotter is my only complaint..... The restaurant has been refurbed since we last stayed and is now light and airy. Staff are very friendly and helpful.... We didn't use the indoor pool as weather was glorious..... Will definately stay again.....

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2 weeks in the santana

Review by mandiSidcup Sidcup, United Kingdom

We have just spent an amazing 2 weeks at the santana , hotel lovely and clean staff all lovely and helpful , only downful was the evening bar staff not getting drinks right taking 40 or more to serve a drink this did get a little better on the second week , meena on the pool bar just brightened every day , unfortunately she went home for a week and was greatly missed , the pool bar staff did try and were getting better when we left, food for alinclusive was probably the best we have had, we did eat a few times just because we could and its so cheap every where we eat was lovely with friendly staff , all in all malt was a lovely place , and would go back and would go back to the santana

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Excellent stay again

Review by ALangan1 Dublin, Ireland

It was our second visit to the hotel and we had very good time. The location of the hotel is great ( close to bus terminus. sea promenade and beaches, restaurants and shops) and the staff were excellent too...

We had a small hick up with our room initially but that was sorted quickly. This year the hotel was full ( comparing to last summer when people were more afraid travel and it was quieter) and we were struggling in finding available sun chairs by the pool. The annoying practice of leaving the towel on the sun lounger and never use it for the whole day was unfortunately happening every day, which is not very fair to the other guests. This year the hotel had free yoga for their guests on certain days of the week, which was lovely. Food as usual as excellent, so was the staff everywhere in the hotel - the restaurant and the bars, reception and housekeeping. Would definitely be happy to go back again.

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Exceptional as always

Review by Traveler72579

Room very good food good quality stayed at this hotel for many years now we have had some problems but they have always gone out of the way to sort things out Staff I find are very good my option if you show them respect then you get respect all ready booked for the next the next vist

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