This historic hotel is located in the city centre of Valletta, in the immediate vicinity of the Grand Harbour and the Barraca Gardens. From here, it is just a few minutes' walk to the government palace, St Julian's Cathedral, and the historic sights of Valletta. Links to the public transport network may easily be reached on foot--Constructed as a palace in the 16th century, the building was transformed a few years ago into this small, tasteful, and fully air-conditioned hotel. On offer are a total of 33 rooms spread over five floors. Facilities include an attractive lobby area with a reception desk open around the clock and lift access. Dining options include a cafÃ©, two bars, and two restaurants. In addition, guests may take advantage of the cosy wine cellar and the reading room.--The rooms all come with an en suite bathroom with a shower, a direct dial telephone, a TV, a radio, and air conditioning.--For variation, the hotel provides a live music programme three times a week.--Guests may select their breakfast from a buffet. Half-board stays may also be booked.