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"I arrived at Santana . hotel very nice including my room. Only downside only a couple of uk TV channels. Breakfast excellent . evening meal out of 6 ... " More

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the nightlife around Hotel Santana. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Bugibba Beach. Features include free breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self-parking. Built in 1996, this 4-star hotel has 201 rooms over 6 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs, room service and electric kettles
  • Free buffet breakfast served daily
  • Free WiFi
  • Free self-parking
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at The Moire, a buffet restaurant that serves Mediterranean cuisine
  • Take a swim in the indoor and outdoor pools
  • Indulge with hot stone massages, manicures and pedicures or facials at Indigo Wellness Centre
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a fitness centre
  • Guests speak favourably about the value of their stay and the location's nightlife
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Malta National Aquarium and Bugibba Square

Economy Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£26* Per night/room 9 Nov - 10 Nov

Comfort Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room Single Use

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Family Quadruple Room

Bed Count 4 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Santana ratings based on 19 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Santana

Everyone (9) Couples (6) Family (2) Friends (1)
4 out of 5

Nice hotel close to bus station

I arrived at Santana . hotel very nice including my room. Only downside only a couple of uk TV channels. Breakfast excellent . evening meal out of 6 nights i paid for 1or 2 average but on the whole excellent. If/ when i come back to Malta if Santana available at a good deal i will definitely choose. I bought a 7 day bus pass. If you use the bus map you can get anywhere around the island including Gozo. I came January and maybe peak months the bus system would be at higher demand than capacity.

Posted by , from Broxbourne Herts on 22 Jan 2018

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2 out of 5

central hotel, good position

Pros: Staff
Cons: Management
Location: Central with many cafes, bars and 'Hop on hop off' touring buses, great for discovering the island
This hotel has deteriorated greatly due to management apathy, not available in public rooms, constantly outside smoking. Staff exceptionally good, polite and hard working, Restaurant dreadful cattle market, with 'cooked food' inedible, no management control or tasting. Food and plates cold, disgusting and all so unnecessary

Posted by , from England on 4 Nov 2017

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3 out of 5

Nice hotel convenient for bus station

A nice hotel,breakfasts very good -excellent choice.A few niggles that were sorted out

Posted by , from lincoln on 7 Oct 2017

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4 out of 5

Ideally located hotel with friendly helpful staff

Pros: Facilities and location
Enjoyed my stay at Santana and was impressed with the cleanliness & service throughout the hotel. The staff were polite & extremely helpful. Will certainly book again in the future.

Posted by , from London on 25 Aug 2016

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5 out of 5

Fabulous stay

Well done to the santana hotel. We stayed here last week and they could not have done more for us. We arrived in the early hours of the morning and were told that the superior room we had booked was not available due to an error. They gave us an all inclusive stay instead of the b+b basis that we had booked. The room that we were given was perfect - working air conditioning ,working wifi, balcony etc. Room was cleaned every day and towels replaced. I had an issue with my mobile phone while i was there and the staff at reception were brilliant. The bar staff were brilliant as well and so friendly. Well done hotel santana- you really made our holiday most enjoyable.

Posted by on 24 Sep 2015

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4 out of 5

Wonderful time

This is our second time to stay with the Santana Hotel and it didn't disappoint. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are cleaned every day. We stayed on a B&B basis the breakfast is buffet style. The outdoor pool is located on the roof of the hotel and has steps up to it. There is also an indoor pool, jacuzzi and sauna. There was regular entertainment in the bar at night. The hotel is located less than 5 min walk from the bus terminus and 10 min walk from the sea. There are ample restaurants in the vicinity to choose from.

Posted by on 11 Jun 2015

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4 out of 5
Es ist ok groß dadurch etwas unpersönliche. Die Türen knallten extrem laut zu.

Posted by on 14 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Aug 2019

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3 out of 5
Perushotelli jossa aika britti meininki. Aamupala tarjoilun puolesta ihan hyvä, mutta meininki kuin yläasteen ruokalassa.

Posted by on 26 Jul 2019

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4 out of 5
Sai seurata rakennustyömaan etenemistä. Hyvät tilat auringonottoon katolla.

Posted by on 17 Jun 2019

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Property Features

Hotel Santana offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. A kid's pool, a fitness centre, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the eco-friendly Hotel Santana. Self parking is free. This 4-star St. Paul's Bay hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 201 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • Built in 1996
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Free parking nearby


  • Airport: Luqa (MLA-Malta Intl.) (17.9 km / 11.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Santana offers 201 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Electric kettle
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM.

The Moire – This buffet restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner.

Castagna – This coffee shop serves brunch and lunch. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Indigo Wellness Centre has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, facials and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotel Santana


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Cash or credit card deposit required


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 50.00 per stay
  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Santana
  • Hotel Santana St. Paul's Bay
  • Santana Hotel
  • Santana St. Paul's Bay
  • Hotel Santana Hotel
  • Hotel Santana St. Paul's Bay
  • Hotel Santana Hotel St. Paul's Bay

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in October.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Malta Eco-Certified, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.