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Rosselli - AX Privilege

167 Merchants Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT 1174 Malta
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#13 of 26 hotels in Valletta
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Rosselli - AX Privilege is a luxury hotel. The latest addition to the AX Hotels group, this hotel is located within the busy walls of the capital city of Valletta. This 17th-century building proudly combines the traditional with the contemporary, making your stay magnificent.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Special diet menus
Baggage storage
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24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Wigman wrote a review 10 Apr
Durham, United Kingdom59 contributions80 helpful votes
This is a very attractive hotel in a great location in Valletta. The staff are kind and helpful. It should be perfect but actually the sound proofing is poor, the pillows uncomfortable and the rooms very impracticable laid out, style over usability. Valletta is a great part of Maltaz wonderful restaurants and bars right outside the door and fantastic streets to wander round, right near a truly impressive bat.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Amanda P wrote a review 3 Apr
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Delightful ambience and incredible service from all of Team Rosselli - special mention to Ahmad, Katherine and Cynthia . The accommodation was as its star rating suggested but it’s true to say that the exceptional customer service elevated Rosselli to Outstanding!
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Date of stay: April 2024
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Response from Ludgarda Schembri, Other at Rosselli - AX Privilege
Responded 5 days ago
Dear J1945WBamandap, We wish to extend our thanks for the encouraging review. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our team are appreciated. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Britcom wrote a review Mar 2024
Leeds12 contributions7 helpful votes
Staff were exceptionally good. It’s a pleasant boutique hotel that is only let down by some very peculiar interior design. The room we stayed in was very dark with the strangest lighting configuration I’ve ever come across. Couldn’t see to shave and trying to figure out how to control the lighting was a challenge. Especially after a few beers!!! I missed not having a desk as I tend to work when on holiday (self employed) and would have expected a work station in a room of this size. The shower is over a circular bath, again form over function as the controls are not intuitive and the curtain doesn’t prevent water spilling onto the tile floor. Once wet this is a slip hazard with nothing to hold onto as you exit the shower. I’m reasonably agile so not an issue but if you have any mobility issues this could be a real issue. Finally, if you book try and get a room away from the Main Street. Our room overlooked Merchant Street and there is a noisy bar playing loud music till the early hours. No double glazing so unless you are a heavy sleeper you will need to wait till after midnight to get your head down. In summary we really enjoyed our stay primarily due to the quality of the staff, all of which were very attentive. It’s in a great spot for the city too. We’d stay again but probably in a different room.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Britcom, We wish to extend our thanks for the review. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our staff are appreciated. Of course, we are taking note of your suggestions and have forwarded them to the relevant department heads for their due consideration and action. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Andrew D wrote a review Mar 2024
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Stayed in the sister boutique hotel AX St John.. excellent in every respect. Room big, comfortable and really well designed and decorated. Very comfy bed, great shower. Complimentary water, tea and coffee in room. Restaurant and lobby in Roselli. The team are exceptional. Friendly, informative, and nothing is too much trouble. Super central location right in the middle of everything Valletta has to offer.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear nP1298SVandrewd, We wish to extend our thanks for the excellent review as well as rating. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our staff are appreciated. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Richard C wrote a review Feb 2024
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This is a lovely hotel in the heart of Valletta so as soon as you walk out of the door you are right amongst, well, everything: history, restaurants, night life it is all there. Our room was lovely, very well presented and equipped with all you could want including in our case a sauna which I became a little bit addicted to. So far so five star boutique hotel. The real thing that set this hotel apart were the staff, they were unfailingly polite, helpful and very competent a great mix that is much harder to pull off than you might imagine. All were very approachable and keen to help, not just the front of house team but the housekeepers as well. This was tested as on our last night my wife fell ill and we had to stay for one more day. The team were great, we stayed in the same room and were charged the same nightly rate as our original booking (made seven months before). I thoroughly recommend this hotel and its very well chosen staff to those wishing to visit the bustling capital of Malta.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 1 Mar 2024
Dear C2324DSrichardc, We wish to extend our thanks for the excellent review as well as rating. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our staff are appreciated. We are glad they could be of assistance. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Hilary1991 wrote a review Nov 2023
Chester, United Kingdom71 contributions19 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 nights on a bed and breakfast basis. The bedroom was very spacious and had air conditioning which was good because it was still very warm at night. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was excellent with a large choice and available from 7.30 to 10.30. My only criticism is that on one morning I ordered the pancakes, which I had to pay extra for and was very disappointed. They were hard around the edges and I don’t think that they had made them but bought them in.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 17 Nov 2023
Dear Hillary1991, We wish to extend our thanks for the excellent review as well as rating. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our staff are appreciated. Of course, we are taking note of all your comments and have forwarded them to the relevant department heads for their due consideration and action. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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willwhizz wrote a review Nov 2023
Horsham, United Kingdom65 contributions63 helpful votes
We were booked to stay at the AX St John but on arrival were told we had been upgraded to AX Rosselli. The first room we were allocated didn’t seem that nice and looked via a balcony to Merchant St. we asked to see a different room as we had booked deluxe and that room didn’t fit the bill. We were then given a room off the central atrium that was more spacious and modern. We think it would also be quieter as it didn’t overlook all the bars. The room was nice but was a weird design with a shower next to the toilet. One toilet door was wooden but the shower doors were clear glass meaning no privacy at all. To add to that there was a mirror on the wall so pretty much wherever you stood in the room you could see the toilet! This could easily be resolved by making one of the shower doors opaque. (See photos) Service was nice and breakfast good. Great location and would stay again.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 10 Nov 2023
Dear willwhizz, We wish to extend our thanks for the review. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Of course, we are taking note of your suggestions and have forwarded them to the relevant department heads for their due consideration and action. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Jane D wrote a review Nov 2023
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We recently stayed for 5-nights at AX Rosselli Hotel in the heart of Valletta, Malta. It was simply fantastic. We were welcomed with warmth and professionalism. The historic building beautifully renovated blended history with modern luxury. The breakfast was an extensive and high-quality spread. We also dined a couple a times and the food was very good. Our room was a comfortable haven with modern amenities - we stayed in a comfort room which was a good size. There is a rooftop terrace with a selection of sun loungers, sofas and chairs and tables. There is a small plunge pool which was cold but refreshing. The staff are exceptional. They an all friendly, willing to help with recommendations and overall thoroughly nice. In a nutshell this hotel is a gem in the heart of Valletta. I would thoroughly recommend it.
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Date of stay: November 2023
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Responded 10 Nov 2023
Dear 19697JEjaned, We wish to extend our thanks for the excellent review. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Your kind comments especially the ones relating to the staff are appreciated. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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mmjk01 wrote a review Nov 2023
London27 contributions8 helpful votes
We visited the hotel in October and it is beautifully decorated and very stylish. We opted for a deluxe room but I think it’s probably the smallest and most impractical room I’ve ever stayed in. There is no room to put anything down in the bedroom or bathroom, the proportions are all out for example, a massive TV which took up half the small desk and the door to the bathroom. The desk was the only surface in the bedroom but unusable because of the TV. A very small shelf in the bathroom but a huge sink and the mirror wasn’t centred over the sink! We had a problem with a leaking shower which I asked on 3 occasions to be looked at - which it wasn’t. Our room was at the front of the hotel, over a very popular bar with a live singer every night. I appreciate it’s an old building but something more could be done with soundproofing. On the positive, the staff are very friendly and helpful. The team who work on Grain Street are great, so nice and informative about the hotel and the city.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 3 Nov 2023
Dear mmjk01, We take this opportunity to thank you for the review and feedback and regret we may not have fulfilled your expectations. Your feedback to us is very important, as it is only through our guests’ guidance that we can formulate the best experience possible for our guests. Your information has been forwarded to the relevant department heads for due consideration and possible implementation. We do hope that the island experience met your expectations and hope you will consider returning to one of our 7 AX Hotels. You may contact us on the various social media platforms including our website. Sincere regards. Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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Marilyn H wrote a review Oct 2023
Leicester, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
Sister hotel of the St John where we had our breakfast. Amazing fresh fruit platter and pastries. We had breakfast outside the hotel most of the week, which was such a treat. Staff very friendly and helpful. Ideally situated for exploring Valletta. Hotel spotlessly clean and comfortable. We had our breakfast outside most days, which was such a treat.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Responded 23 Oct 2023
Dear marilynh924, We wish to extend our thanks for the excellent review. It is a pleasure to read that our efforts have helped to tick most of your boxes and may have even helped to make your stay a successful and memorable one. Especially your comments about our staff are appreciated. We do hope you will consider returning to our AX brand as well, in one of our other 6 properties and various outlets on the island – you may feel free to contact us by referring to the various social media platforms including our website. Until then, we send sunny regards from Malta, Ludgarda Schembri Manager – Online Reputation
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£188 - £305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MaltaIsland of MaltaValletta
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rosselli - AX Privilege
Which popular attractions are close to Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Nearby attractions include St. John's Co-Cathedral (0.2 miles), Lascaris War Rooms (0.2 miles), and Mysterium Fidei By Hidden Valletta (0.09 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a seating area.
What food & drink options are available at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Conveniently located restaurants include one80 St. Christopher Str. Valletta, Casa Sotto, and Aki.
Does Rosselli - AX Privilege have airport transportation?
Yes, Rosselli - AX Privilege offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Rosselli - AX Privilege?
Many travellers enjoy visiting St. John's Co-Cathedral (0.2 miles), Lascaris War Rooms (0.2 miles), and War Hq Tunnels (0.4 miles).
Is Rosselli - AX Privilege accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.