Corinthia Palace Hotel Malta.The Corinthia Palace in Attard is one of Malta’s most luxurious hotels. Situated right in the centre of the island, this five-star hotel is owned by The Corinthia Hotel Group, and is opposite the Presidential Palace and San Anton gardens.

The Corinthia idea was conceived in 1968, and the hotel was built in the restored grounds of a 19th Century villa. Being in close proximity to the President’s residence, the hotel has played host to many foreign dignitaries and ambassadors over the years.

The hotel has six restaurant/bars that that can cater for dining and imbibing at any time of the year. The hotel’s most well-known restaurant is The Rickshaw, a gourmet Oriental Restaurant serving a heavenly mix of Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese and Singaporean specialities.

Another restaurant serving haute cuisine is the Villa Corinthia which is situated in a restored villa in the hotel grounds. The other restaurant is the Italian-influenced Pizza, Pasta e Basta which is open only during the summer months for casual dining around the swimming pool on the terrace. In addition to these restaurants, there is a poolside bar, a lounge-bar and a café.

The Athenaeum Spa at the hotel is the epitome of luxury and hosts Malta`s first Floatation Tank, Oxygen Bar, Kinesis Fitness Room and Chromoenergetic massage rooms. There are over fifty treatments on offer from massage and facials to manicures and pedicures. The Spa accepts bookings from non-residents and guests booking a treatment can use all the spa and swimming pool facilities at the hotel.

Rooms are furnished in a classic yet comfortable style, with only high-quality materials used. There are 98 Deluxe rooms, 43 Superior rooms and 11 Executive suites.

The Corinthia Palace can also be booked as a wedding or conference venue, and for more information about facilities and rates, it’s advisable to contact the hotel directly. Address: De Paule Avenue, San Anton BZN 9023, Malta. Telephone: (+356) 21440301.