DoubleTree by Hilton Malta has officially opened its doors in St Paul’s Bay, the hotel announced on Wednesday (today).

The new hotel has replaced Dolmen Hotel Malta, a four-star hotel located along Qawra coast in St Paul’s Bay, owned by Tumas Group. The hotel was closed last November as the property underwent a period of refurbishment, and it has now opened with a fresh new look. Despite the changes, DoubleTree by Hilton Malta had confirmed to that many of Dolmen Hotel’s staff would be retained.

Over the past few weeks, DoubleTree by Hilton Malta’s social media team has provided updates on the works at the hotel, counting down to the day of the official opening, today.

Commenting on the day of the launch, Hotel Manager Sabrina Mifsud said: “As we move into this new chapter, and seeing these beautiful results, I cannot help but thank our team here at DoubleTree, the support team we got from Hilton Malta, our contractors, and the owning company.”

“After many months of hard work and long hours, I’m very happy to invite you all to DoubleTree by Hilton Malta,” she added.

The hotel features a private beach club, a large meeting facility housing up to 800 guests, a spa, fitness centre, as well as an indoor and outdoor pool, among other amenities.

While the hotel is now open, a statement on its website explains that its adjacent beach club will remain closed for works involving the use of cranes until 30th June 2024, while the beach club pools will open on 15th July 2024. The spa will be closed for maintenance purposes until the end of May.


A render of what one of DoubleTree by Hilton Malta's pool areas is set to look like / Facebook

DoubleTree by Hilton is an American hotel chain managed by Hilton Worldwide. Since the first DoubleTree hotel was opened in Arizona, US in 1969, the brand has grown rapidly, with it now having more than 580 hotels and resorts across the world. The brand is widely known for its chocolate chip cookies, which were originally made for VIPs in the 1980s, but are now given to its guests across many of its hotels.

DoubleTree differs from the family of Hilton brands in that it is made up of 3.5-star full-service hotels, while Hilton Hotels and Resorts is comprised of four-star and five-star hotels.

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DoubleTree by Hilton Malta / Facebook

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