Set on a quiet, cobble-stoned street facing the monastery of St Ursula, Ursulino sits gracefully among Valletta’s beautiful Baroque buildings. Formerly a 20th century family townhouse, it began a new lease of life as one of Valletta’s loveliest boutique hotels in 2015 and has retained its original art nouveau charm. An eclectic art collection focusing on Valletta’s city-scapes in all styles and colors decorates the walls of the communal areas, while the seven contemporary rooms feature pops of bright colors and Maltese-style tiled floors; sleek bathrooms are equipped with Molton Brown amenities.
Among this boutique bolthole’s special features is its rooftop terrace with 360 degree views of Valletta’s skyline, including Fort St Elmo and the Grand Harbor. On balmy, sunny days - and there are many in Malta - you can enjoy a continental breakfast up here (we loved the Sicilian sweets).
*Images courtesy of Ursulino Valletta