AX Hotel Operations p.l.c is one of the largest hotel operators in Malta. It is known for its ways of thinking differently and forecasting market trends in order to meet and exceed customers’ expectations in every possible way. This practice is envisioned well in each of its distinguished hotels all of which are somewhat rich in individual character, as well as being adequate to every kind of client and employee alike.

AX Hotel Operations p.l.c goes with the slogan ‘Inspire People’. This is in fact the platform for our success. ‘People’ are precisely the reason for all our accomplishments. We are a people industry with two clients in mind, the external customers as well as the internal ones. The two need to be happy and in harmony. We take this very seriously, to the extent of inspiring other hotel owners to join forces with us by entrusting us to manage their property as ours. Hence broadening horizons for all stakeholders involved.

AX Hotel Operations p.l.c has become well known for being a trend setter.

  • The first venture started in 1983 with the Sunny Coast Resort, a 4-star complex in Qawra.
  • In 1988 it inaugurated the largest hotel in Malta, the All-inclusive 4-star Seashells Resort at Suncrest.
  • In the same year, in 1988 the first Tal-Kaptan restaurant opened right opposite of The Seashells Resort.
  • In 1996 the Group shifted its attention to Sliema and developed the 4 star Victoria Hotel.
  • The following year in 1997, a 200 year Palazzo Capua was restored to its original glory.
  • In 2007 the second Tal-Kaptan outlet was added to the restaurant franchise at the Valletta Waterfront.
  • In 2007  developed the first 5-star hotel in Sliema, The Palace.
  • The Palace also homes the first 6 of the Designer Suite Collection and TemptAsian Restaurant.
  • In 2014  acquired the Luzzu Complex in Qawra.
  • In 2015 the first Cheeky Monkey GastroPub opened right opposite of The Seashells Resort.
  • In 2017 the Group will be adding The Saint John A Boutique Hotel in Valletta.

The 6 hotels have been grouped under the AX Hotels brand that is planning further expansion in the near future.

The Sunny Coast Resort & Spa commenced operations in 1983 and was the first hotel developed by the AX Group.

It is a four-star hotel situated in Qawra Malta and includes 91 rooms offered on a self-catering basis.

The Hotel features five restaurants, external and heated indoor pools, spa and leisure facilities, and a squash court.

Seashells Resort at Suncrest is a four-star hotel located in Qawra Malta that also offer all-inclusive packages.

It features 452 rooms designed in a contemporary style; the Carisma Spa and Wellness International Centre; a large outdoor swimming pool; and various food and beverage operations. The Hotel was developed by the AX Group in 1988.

The Victoria Hotel was developed by the AX Group in 1996.

It is a four-star hotel consisting of 137 rooms and is situated a few metres away from The Palace in Sliema Malta.

The Hotel together with the adjoining 200 year old Palazzo Capua features a range of conference and meeting facilities.

This prestigious historic Palazzo with its boutique ambience in Sliema has been transformed into an exclusive conference and incentives or alternatively a Weddings destination.

The Palazzo is complemented with 5 – distinctive Speciality Suites named after the Palace’s past residents.

Its understated grandeur and sophisticated elegance make this 200 year old building the pride and joy of the AX Hotels Group.

The Palace Hotel is a 149-room five-star city hotel located in Sliema Malta and offers extensive conference and events facilities, and utilisation of the 200 year old Palazzo Capua.

It was developed by the AX Group in 2007.

The Palace Hotel also includes two restaurants (The Tabloid and TemptAsian), a spa, and an indoor & outdoor pool.

The Saint John is located in Merchants Street, Valletta. The street which symbolically came back to life ever since it’s been pedestrianised.

The group started works on this property in mid-2016. The Saint John is A Boutique hotel which is due to open by the last quarter of 2017.


Tal-Kaptan Restaurants

Tal-Kaptan first opened in 1988, berthed in Qawra across the road from the Seashells Resort. As time flies Tal–Kaptan will continue to sail, the years will progress & its popularity will continue to grow as it did with the opening of its second outlet at the Valletta Waterfront.

TemptAsian Restaurant

TemptAsian Rooftop Restaurant is situated on the 9th floor of The Palace offering a new age of dining. Complemented with magnificent panoramic views of Sliema and Valletta’s Harbour, it delivers a fusion of Asian and Western cuisines in tropical and relaxing Asian themed settings.

The Luzzu Leisure Complex

The complex offers, a family friendly environment at the Luzzu restaurant with a Mediterranean cuisine menu. A Conference Centre with hall and meeting spaces for your special events and corporate meetings and a Beach Club/Lido with an adults-only pool.

The Cheeky Monkey Gastropub

The Cheeky Monkey Gastropub is a unique venue which presents an array of top quality high-end beer, beer cocktails, tasty food and entertainment including lively nights with top DJ’s, local bands and lots of entertainers.

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