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DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in Malta with New Beachfront Haven for Leisure and Business

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DoubleTree by Hilton Malta
New upscale hotel offers 485 elegant guest rooms, varied pools, exclusive dining experiences, and extensive conference and meeting facilities

LONDON – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the debut of DoubleTree by Hilton Malta, marking the brand’s inaugural presence on the island. Located on the picturesque St. Paul's Bay in the Mediterranean, the 485-room beachfront hotel offers elegant guest rooms, exclusive dining experiences, multiple swimming pools and premier business meeting spaces. The property joins DoubleTree by Hilton’s fast-growing portfolio of 684 hotels worldwide.

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Twin Superior Room with Seaview
DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Twin Superior Room with Seaview

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta is perfectly situated for guests to explore Malta’s rich history and natural beauty, providing easy access to the ancient city of Mdina, vibrant Valletta and the UNESCO-listed Megalithic Temples. At the heart of DoubleTree by Hilton Malta lies a connection to the island's distant past, with the Buġibba Ancient Temple on the hotel grounds offering guests a unique glimpse into Malta's Neolithic era.

David Kelly, senior vice president, Continental Europe, Hilton, said, "The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Malta is a significant milestone for Hilton as we introduce the brand to the Maltese Islands. With millions visiting Malta annually, we're thrilled to offer travellers a new way to experience the island's charm, whether for relaxation, adventure, or business. This hotel embodies our commitment to heartfelt experiences, combining the warm, welcoming service that DoubleTree by Hilton is known for, with the unique beauty and rich historic tapestry of Malta.” 

"The opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Malta is a significant milestone for Hilton as we introduce the brand to the Maltese Islands."

David Kelly

Senior Vice President, Continental Europe, Hilton

Shawn McAteer, senior vice president and global head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, " We are proud to bring the renowned DoubleTree by Hilton tradition of warm welcomes and upscale comfort to Malta. For more than half a century, our brand has been dedicated to providing business and leisure travellers with contemporary accommodations, unique dining experiences and the kind of caring service that makes every stay more heartfelt and memorable. From the moment of arrival receiving our signature chocolate chip cookie, every guest will know they've found a place where they can truly feel at home and valued.”

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie
DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie

Situated in the seaside resort of Qawra, DoubleTree by Hilton Malta features elegantly appointed guest rooms designed to reflect the Mediterranean's warmth and vitality. Many rooms offer impressive views of St Paul’s Bay and private balconies. Room types include superior, deluxe and family-sized, some with a pull-out sofa bed. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen HDTV, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

The Azure Restaurant and Terrace offers unparalleled international cuisine with the freshest buffet offerings for the most discerning palate. Carvv Grill and Enoteca provides a unique dining experience in a bold and contemporary ambiance, serving an array of fresh local and international meats, vegetarian and vegan-friendly options and a comprehensive wine selection.  

For guests seeking a relaxed atmosphere, Juniper Lounge Bar offers a versatile space for early morning coffees and light snacks, transforming into a hip bar in the evening serving cocktails. The Limonata swim-up pool bar draws inspiration from all things Mediterranean, with a nod to the idyllic Greek islands, Sicilian terracotta tiles and vibrant Amalfi lemons. Meanwhile, Ombré Café Bistro provides the perfect setting for guests to unwind and savour the best in delicious Mediterranean cuisine.

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Juniper Lounge Bar
DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Juniper Lounge Bar

The main pool area provides an oasis of relaxation, featuring two seasonal outdoor pools including a sundeck area overlooking St. Paul’s Bay. The heated pool is a year-round option for those who opt for a swim even during the winter season. The hotel's extensive leisure facilities also include a private beach club (opening 2025) that features breathtaking views of St. Paul’s islands along with two infinity pools and direct beach access.

At the Myoka Spa (opening June 2024), guests can indulge in a variety of exotic and invigorating body treatments together with holistic experiences that will leave them energised and refreshed. The spa also features another indoor pool with jet seats, sauna, hot tub and a relaxation area.  

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta serves as a premier destination for meetings and events for up to 800 guests, with more than 2,000 square meters of meeting space, including a 971 square meter ballroom for larger events and weddings. The versatile range of spaces also features 16 meeting rooms and an auditorium, all equipped with the latest in audio-visual technology.

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Sibylle Banquet Round Tables
DoubleTree by Hilton Malta - Sibylle Banquet Round Tables

The hotel is conveniently located just 35 minutes by car from Malta International Airport and within walking distance of a bus terminal, offering easy access to all major attractions. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Malta is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 23 world-class hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. 

For reservations and more information, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Malta or call +356 2355 2355. 

In addition to welcoming guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Malta, Hilton continues to offer upscale accommodations and services at Hilton Malta, located in the heart of St. Julian's, further enhancing Hilton's presence on the island.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

About DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of over 680 hotels with more than 155,000 rooms across 56 countries and territories. For more than 55 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has continued to be a symbol of comfort for business and leisure travelers around the world, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie, to serving the local community. DoubleTree by Hilton offers contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings and meetings and events spaces. Experience a positive stay at DoubleTree by Hilton by booking at or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about DoubleTree by Hilton at, and follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.