The Tudor Hotel
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... 7000 bodies were interred here over its many centuries of use (up to about 2500 BC). It was worth coming to Malta just to visit this site. It is with extraordinary archaeological sites like this that you thank UNESCO for its protection. The Hypogeum was closed for 10 (reopening mid-2000) due to the serious damage of the burial chambers' limestone walls caused by the carbon dioxide exhaled by visiting tourists. It was a truly unique site and the 50-minute tour ...
... from the stone below the ground. There were interesting painting on the ceilings using red ochre and they used indentation patterns on the walls and had procured flint from Sicily to carve the rock. They had found interesting, detailed carved statues in the relics. The Hypogeum was discovered in the early 1900’s when houses were being built in the area and a hole fell through but not fully explored until much later. It was certainly an intriguing ...
... area for five days (in preparation for the MMAs and the Eurovision trials which had been held the night before), but that they had only been allocated one night to pack everything down. Not fair! People would be working through the night to dismantle the stage and clean the area.
We said goodbye to the crew and walked over to where the band members from Xirka Rock were packing away their instruments. We talked to one of the singers, the good looking curly haired one. ...
... myself via gas inhalation. I forgot to ventilate after having the gas heater on in my room for many hours. My vision went a bit blurry and I started to get a migraine. At the time I couldn't figure out why…but then I stepped out of the room to go to the bathroom, and upon return was hit by a wall of gas. Argh! I quickly turned off the heater and opened up the window and door. I even checked on Google to see if I would die.
All in all, the day was a bit ...
... into warm spa pools in public swimming areas.
We visited the old capital city of Mdina (sounds like Imdina), "the silent city", where we had a history lesson on the Knights of Malta through cheesy wax museums and poorly made low budget films. We also spent a couple of hours exploring the winding streets and popping into a couple of Maltese blown glass shops. The houses of Mdina have brightly coloured doors and large bronze or brass door knockers carved into ...
Other places to stay in Sliema
124, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Wonderful Holiday
- Nice for the price
- Well Recomended
Tigne Seafront, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- No no no
- Simply the best
Sir Adrian Dingli Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Nice island, shame about the hotel
- Very disappointing
- Run on a shoestring and needs a total refurbishing
High Street, Sliema | 5 star hotelfrom $169
Graham Street, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- OK, you get what you pay for.
- Not a 4 star hotel at all!
- A mixed bag
Gorg Borg Olivier St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $129
- Excellent Hotel
- Not as good as expected
- An excellent 4 star hotel
173, Tower Road, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Hughes Hallet Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- Building Work
- You get what you pay for
- Hated the Plevna
Windsor Terrace, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $53
- Kein 4 Sterne Hotel
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Rudolph St, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Small but pleasant hotel
- Better than the review led me to believe!
- Pictures not worth a 1,000 words
138 Tower Road, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $43
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117 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $56
Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Matthew Pulis St, Sliema | 4 star hotelfrom $118
76 Cathedral Street, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $90
Ghar il-Lenbi Street, Sliema | 2 star hotelfrom $48
248 Tower Rd, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Not so good....
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Triq Gorg Borg Olivier, Sliema | Hotelfrom $123
127 Tower Road, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $53
59, The Strand Sliema, Sliema | 3 star hotelfrom $55
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