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Bayview Hotel & Apartments, Sliema

Bayview Hotel & Apartments' Facade
Bayview Hotel & Apartments' Facade

Upgraded and redesigned in 2005, the three star Bayview Hotel & Apartments is located on the south side of Sliema.  This allows it to good views across the Marsamxetto harbour towards the historical capital of Valletta.  As well as being handy for the excellent shopping, bars and restaurants in Sliema, it has excellent communications with the rest of the island.  Not only is the Bayview Hotel & Apartments conveniently located next to various bus stops, but the ferry to Valletta is only a short distance away.

The Bayview Hotel & Apartments offer great value for money for this category of hotel.  The types of board available include room only, bed and breakfast, half board and self catering.  It has good facilities and you can choose between a guest room in the main building or alternatively a Studio or 1/2 bedroom apartments situated just a few minutes walking distance from the main Bayview Hotel. Good service and dining options are available when you book into the Bayview Hotel and Apartments.

There are four rooms/studio apartments with the facility to serve guests with special needs. They include space to store a wheel chair and bathrooms with walk in showers with suitable hand rails, seats etc.  Availability needs to be checked at time of booking.

Although the hotel has no private parking, there is free of charge parking in the surrounding area.

Bayview Hotel & Apartments Accommodation

Twin Room in Bayview Hotel & Apartments
Twin Room in Bayview Hotel & Apartments

The guest rooms in the Bayview hotel are comfortably furnished and air conditioned (with restricted timing).  They have a balcony, private facilities, a direct dial telephone, television with satellite channels, and safe deposit box (at a charge). These rooms also enjoy good views from the balcony.  Wifi dongles can be rented from Reception, subject to availability.

The self catering Studios and One & Two Bedroom Apartments are situated in the annex, just a short 300 metres walk away from the main hotel.  Studios feature a fully equipped kitchenette including a fridge.  The Apartments feature a fully equipped kitchen, combined living and dining area and one or two double bedrooms which are air conditioned (with restricted timing).  Some of these Apartments can also take up to 2 extra beds.

The Bayview Hotel & Apartments provides clean linen twice a week and changes towels everyday in the hotel rooms and every other day in the apartments.  The hotel rooms are cleaned daily, whereas the apartments are cleaned twice a week.

Wining & Dining in the Bayview Hotel & Apartments

Sea Star Restaurant in the Bayview Hotel & Apartments
Sea Star Restaurant in the Bayview Hotel

There are three restaurants in the Bayview Hotel & Apartments:

  • The Sea Star Restaurant which serves a continental cuisine buffet for brekafast, lunch and dinner;
  • The China Village, serving, as its name suggests, à la carte Chinese food;
  • and finally, the Bombay Palace, serving à la carte Indian cooking.

There are also Carvery nights.

The retaurants can provide baby chairs.

Sea Star Restaurant's Bar
Sea Star Restaurant's Bar

The well stocked bars and multilingual staff are very popular with guests and locals for cocktails or other drinks.

The Boulevard 24HR Bar as the name says, is open 24 hours a day in order to serve you any time you might desire.

The Marina Bar is open in Summer season in the sunbathing area (weather permitting) for cold refreshing drinks or a snack, whilst relaxing near the pool.  A great place to sit and admire the view towards Valletta whilst having a beer or two

The Sea Star Restaurant Bar is open during lunches and dinners to serve drink with your meals including local wines.

Bayview Hotel & Apartments Facilities

Bayview Hotel & Apartments' Sauna
Bayview Hotel & Apartments' Sauna

There are two 11 m long swimming pools, one outdoor with marvellous views over to Valletta, and one indoors.  The former is heated during the winter and the latter has a separate childrens pool.  There are sunbeds around the outdoor pool.

The Marina Wellness Centre in the Bayview Hotel & Apartments includes a fitness room, a sauna (next to the indoor pool) and Shi Chinese Massage and Beauty Salon.  This offers different types of massage, such as full body, back/ shoulder, facials, feet, aromatherapy and the ever popular chocolate massage.  In addition it can do a large range of beauty treatments such as waxings, facials, manicures and pedicures.

There is also a hairdressers in the hotel.

There is a games room with a number of different amusement machines and a pool table.  Also there is an internet café next to the lobby are.  Both are available 24 hrs a day.

To keep young children amused there is Play Space For Kids, a special play area for children from 2-8 years old.  And if you fancy a night out, the hotel can arrange a babysitter.