7 Hostels in Sliema, Malta

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Sliema, Malta. You can choose from 7 Sliema hostels. In total, there are 17 cheap places to stay in Sliema such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $15 for a dorm.

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Sliema Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Sliema, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Sliema


(Two Pillows Boutique Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Sliema

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Hostels in Sliema for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Sliema for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Sliema? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Sliema alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Sliema. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Sliema (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Sliema. To help you make friends with Sliema before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Sliema is also named and spelled Tas-Sliema - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

 Get to know Sliema (no more

Staying in Sliema is a great decision, as it is close to Valetta but less expensive! Near the waterfront, you could walk along the ocean with magnificent views of Valetta and the harbour area. Once at the waterfront, you have access to an inexpensive water taxi service, that will take you across the harbour to Valetta. Tickets can be bought single or round trip and the it the journey only takes five minutes by water taxi.

Sliema is very nice, with beautiful architecture and winding, climbing narrow streets. The main street near the waterfront has an abundance of restaurants, cafes, and other shops to look through. There are also great restaurants in Sliema with excellent food that is a fusion of Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Dining out is also quite affordable; you can also usually count on Sliema hostels to offer access to their kitchen facilities to save money by eating a few meals at the hostel. Overall, this is definitely a great area for dining.

There are many Sliema hostels that all seem to offer great accommodation, with quick access to Valetta and the rest of Malta. It is only a twenty-minute taxi ride from the airport to Sliema, and there are also local city buses that can transport you around the island and to the airport as well.

The people of Sliema are very friendly, will gladly give you advice on what to do and see while visiting Malta. Taking a bus to the Blue Lagoon is highly recommended! You get to go on small boats to explore the coast where there are large ocean caves with crystal clear, turquoise water. This is an amazing area with stunning views and a lot of history and culture.

Written by local enthusiast for Sliema hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Sliema hostels KL-iii

Other Nearby Cities
Msida Msida (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Valletta Valletta (2 Km / 1 mi.)
Gżira Gżira (1 Km / 0.9 mi.)
St. Julian's St. Julian's (1 Km / 0.8 mi.)
Tarxien Tarxien (5 Km / 3 mi.)
Marsaskala Marsaskala (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Buġibba Buġibba (9 Km / 6 mi.)

FAQ about Sliema Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Sliema. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Sliema. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Sliema Hostels

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Corner Hostel Malta is the best hostel in Sliema for families.

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  • 8 hotels
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  • 1 apartment

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Travel Tips for Sliema - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Sliema

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Sliema and Malta.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Sliema