Solana Hotel & Spa

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • Its peaceful location in the historic village of Mellieha on Malta’s northern tip
  • The panoramic sundeck or rooftop pool are perfect sunbathing spots
  • The on-site spa has a range of pampering treatments, plus there’s a Jacuzzi & an indoor pool
  • The hotel overlooks one of the best sandy beaches on the island

Map & Directions

The property is a 40-minute drive from Malta International Airport. There’s an official airport shuttle service that will cost 24€ return for a shared transfer to the hotel. Book at Alternatively, the hotel can arrange airport transfers for an additional fee.

Rooms & Rates

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The Solana Hotel & Spa is a contemporary 4-star hotel in Mellieha, on the northern tip of Malta. This traditional village has plenty of historic charm, from cathedrals to WWII shelters.

The hotel is perched on a hill that overlooks the largest sandy beach on the island. There’s ample countryside and coast to explore, with plenty of local outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, horse riding, jet-skiing, paragliding and windsurfing.

Valletta, Malta’s Baroque capital, is a 40-minute drive away. Popular with history buffs, the city was built in the 16th century and today forms Malta’s bustling commercial centre, with plenty of shops, cafés and restaurants.

The island of Gozo also makes for a great day trip, with the ferry departing from Cirkewwa (a 6-kilometre drive or bus ride from the hotel) every 45 minutes. Alternatively, the lively nightlife hotspot of Bugibba is less than a 15-minute drive away.

Hotel facilities include a rooftop pool, a panoramic sundeck, a gym, a spa with a Jacuzzi and a large indoor pool. There’s a cafe and two restaurants serving a mix of international favourites and local specialities, plus a bar on the rooftop deck. Summer barbeques are also regularly held between June and September. 

The 100 ensuite rooms have free Wi-Fi, mini bars, and satellite TV, while most rooms have a balcony or terrace and sleep up to four people. Some also provide self-catering facilities. 



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Roof terrace
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Safe


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Public car park


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 11am

Know Before You Go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December.
  • A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December.
  • A fee for a mandatory Valentine's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 14 February.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 7.95 for adults and EUR 4.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle
  • Early check-in fee: EUR 45 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: EUR 45 (subject to availability)
  • Kitchen/kitchenette fee: EUR 3.5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Valentine's Day gala dinner fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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