Whether you are travelling for pleasure or business, the 4-star Hotel Santana is certain to meet your expectations. Our personalized service, comfortable accommodation and facilities will make your stay with us a memorable one. It is just a very short walk away from the scenic, 2.5 km long Qawra-Bugibba promenade, the bus terminus linking Qawra to all other beaches, towns and villages on the island, a small man made sandy beach, a rocky coast with various small inlets ideal for sunbathing and for swimming in the clear waters of the Mediterranean, various shops, bars, restaurants, a Casino, a multiplex cinema, the national aquarium, the Malta Classical Car Museum and various other historical attractions and recreational facilities. For clients using private cars, there is also a free, public, car park located opposite the hotel. Facilities The 4 star Hotel Santana has 253 guestrooms comprising a combination of Standard, Comfort Rooms and Superior rooms as well as a small number of Suites. Hotel facilities include 24hours reception service, a rooftop pool with children’s section, sun terraces with panoramic sea and country views, a wellness centre comprising of an indoor pool (which is heated in winter), a sauna (at a charge), a hydrotherapy bath (at a charge), relaxation area, a small fitness room and 2 massage rooms, two restaurants, traditional pub, a pool bar (open in the summer months) and a Cafeteria which is open from early morning until late or the Zazen Garden to unwind on your return to the Hotel after your excursions. The Santana also offers FREE WI-FI services throughout all the Hotel as well as laundry services (at a charge) and Room Service (at a charge). Accommodation Standard rooms Decorated in warm Mediterranean colours, the vast majority of rooms are Standard Rooms. While these rooms are furnished with twin beds, most of them can also accommodate an additional bed. All rooms are non-smoking room. Twin rooms for sole use are available against a supplement. Facilities in Standard rooms include: Balcony Central Heating / Air-conditioning (centrally controlled by the hotel) En suite facilities with walk-in shower or with bath and shower Flat Screen SAT TV with pay TV options Mini bar Radio Direct dial telephones Hair dryer in bedroom Safety deposit box (at a charge) Electric current 240 volts Continental socket Comfort rooms Newly constructed rooms available from June 2016 Decorated with modern furniture , comfort rooms are equipped with upgraded toiletries and free tea & coffee making facilities. While these rooms are furnished with twin beds, most of them can also accommodate an additional bed. All rooms are non-smoking. Twin rooms for sole use are available against a supplement. Facilities in Comfort rooms include: Balcony Central Heating / Air-conditioning (centrally controlled by the hotel) En suite facilities with walk-in shower or with bath and shower Flat Screen SAT TV with pay TV options Mini bar Radio Direct dial telephones Hair dryer in bedroom Safety deposit box (at a charge) Electric current 240 volts Continental socket Free tea & coffee making facilities Upgraded toiletries Free Wi-Fi Family rooms In addition to the facilities of a Standard Room, Family Rooms offer more spacious accommodation and also feature tea & coffee making facilities, a sofa and a small refrigerator. Most Family Rooms have two extra beds and may accommodate up to four persons. These rooms particularly appeal to couples and families who wish to look for additional comfort whilst on holiday. Hotel Suites: The hotel also features a number of suites which are uniquely defined by their original design and luxurious finishes. These suites are well sought after and advance booking is highly recommended. A traditional Maltese stone archway, which dominates the design, divides each suite into two areas: the sleeping and dining/living area. For additional comfort, the bedroom area offers double wardrobe space among other facilities. The dining/living area is furnished with a fully equipped kitchenette including ceramic hob, oven and microwave, a dining table and a sofa which opens up into a double bed. Apart from the standard facilities found in all rooms, suites also include: • Fully equipped kitchenette including oven/microwave and refrigerator • Dining area • Open plan bedroom. • Living area with a sofa which opens up into a double bed to take two additional persons. • Full size mirror with down-lighters • Ironing board and iron Executive Suites For the discerning traveler, The Hotel offers a limited number of executive suites luxuriously finished with added comfort. Executive suites consist of one or two bedrooms and each unit has two balconies. Apart from the standard facilities found in all rooms, suites also include: • Fully equipped kitchenette including oven/microwave and refrigerator • Separate Dining area • Separate Bedroom • Two bathrooms • Living area with a sofa which opens up into a double bed to take two additional persons. • Full size mirror with down-lighters • Ironing board and iron Bars and restaurants At Hotel Santana we offer an array of food and beverage outlets to cater for the various tastes and needs of our guests. The various meals offered range from a full, hot and cold, buffet breakfast, lunches and dinners served buffet style at the main restaurant, the Moiré, to lighter meals and snacks at Café Castagna. On most evenings live entertainment is offered at Café Castagna or Zazen Garden. There is also a pool bar which is open throughout the summer season. The Moire Restaurant The Moire Restaurant offers an elegant yet informal atmosphere. This restaurant serves a full buffet breakfast and a buffet dinner. The Moire is also occasionally open for lunch. An a la carte menu is also available. Café Castagna The cafeteria is informal yet smart and comfortable. It offers a variety of hot and cold beverages, an a la carte snack menu, ice-cream and mouth-watering pastries, most of which are baked by our in-house chefs. Zazen Garden Open in May 2016 - Zazen is a contemporary landscaped garden conveniently located in the new wing of the Hotel. The clean lines of the canopies and feature sail shades are softened by the comfortable furnishings and Mediterranean plants, offering a welcoming open space. Open daily, the Zazen Garden presents relaxing water features and calming lighting. This outdoor space offers our guests a combination of a tranquil and inviting ambience both by day and night to enjoy great food, a vast selection of beverages from our outdoor bar and live entertainment. Whenever you choose to use the garden, we are sure you will enjoy relaxing experience in this serene oasis. Pool Bar The rooftop pool bar and terraces enjoy 360° panoramic sea and country views. A choice of dishes, hot and cold snacks, ice creams and beverages are available. The pool terraces also serve as a venue for evening entertainment during the high season. Leisure Facilities Hotel Santana has a roof top swimming pool as well as sunbathing terraces, all enjoying open sea and country views. The hotel also features a wellness centre offering a range of health and beauty treatment (at a charge) sauna, hydrotherapy bath, whirlpool, relaxation area and an indoor pool (heated in winter) which is open all year round except for 2 weeks in the July-September period. A small fitness room is also available. Meeting and Banquets Hotel Santana offers a choice of two conference/banquet venues; the Paisley Room and the Cashmere Lounge. The Cashmere Lounge is located on the top floor and seats a maximum of 100 people theatre style. It is also ideal for banqueting with its own lounge bar and open view terraces. The Paisley Room seats a maximum of 90 people in theatre style and is located on the lower level next to the main restaurant.