Locanda La Gelsomina is a luxury Boutique Hotel Where East Meets West. Set within one of Birgu’s oldest buildings dating from the early 1500s, when the humble town became the first seat of the Order of St. John in Malta, Locanda La Gelsomina is the reflection of a family’s journey. Tucked away in the heart of the ancient hamlet of Birgu, Locanda La Gelsomina features 4 well-appointed suites that open a window into a unique retail and luxury hospitality concept where East and West are harmoniously balanced. This intimate locale has been sensitively restored to its former glory, and traditional Maltese architectural features are highlighted amidst exotic antiquities that have been handpicked during travels and over time.
Each of our 4 spacious and well-appointed suites feature dazzling furnishings that hail everywhere from Mongolia to Malta and which are set against exposed stone walls from centuries past. The luxury Frette bed linens and towels, hand-glazed tiles and touches of greenery which adorn each guest spaces speak of our love for for treating each guest like a visiting friend. All our suites include private bathrooms, independently-controlled air- conditioning and heating, tea-making facilities, an electronic safe, organic toiletries, satellite T.V. and free Wifi internet access. Lift access is available to all floors and all suites are non- smoking. We love to pamper our guests with yoga sessions and personalised wellness massages, which are available upon request.
Step into our jewel-box concept boutique store and discover interesting trinkets and unique furnishings from far and wide. Purchase everything from antique Burmese lacquerware and Tibetan cabinets to perfumed saari cushions and throws. Open to both in-house guests and passing visitors, our magical teahouse is devoted to serving only the finest collection of handcrafted, award-winning organic Bellocq tea blends and homemade treats.
Offering a quiet space where you may gently nourish your body, mind and soul, Locanda La Gelsomina regularly holds unique yoga and wellness escapes guided by open-hearted, grounded yogis and holistic therapies experts.