Hotel Paradise Bay ****
The hotel is beautifully situated, overlooking the picturesque sister islands of Gozo and Comino and surrounded by the clear water of the Mediterranean, making it an ideal holiday for all ages.
Renovated in 2004, this beach hotel comprises a total of 238 rooms spread over 5 floors and has its own garden and terrace. Facilities include 2 bars, several dining options, conference facilities and Internet access (charges apply). There is a fully equipped games room with the most popular video games, pinball and pool tables. The children's playground located just outside the games rooms has padded safety flooring. There is also a gift shop and it is located within view of the children's playground and games room. The gift shop is more like a small supermarket then a hotel gift shop as it carries an extensive variety of souvenirs, beach toys, local crafts, postcards, newspapers, sweets, chocolate, snacks, suntan oils, ice cream and other products.
The hotel offers comfortable and brightly decorated rooms, including superior rooms with bay view or twin rooms with sea view. They come with central heating and centrally regulated air conditioning. The amenities provided for all rooms are a satellite TV, a radio, a direct dial touch-tone telephone, Internet access, a trouser press with iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini-fridge, a safe, a hairdryer, an en suite bathroom with shower fitting over the bath and a balcony.
Paradise diving school, located at the hotel, caters for all levels of ability and offers effortless diving. The hotel has two fully-equipped tennis courts. In the games room guests will find pool and ping pong (table tennis) tables. There are four swimming pools on the hotel grounds. The main pool is fish-shaped and also features a shallow paddling pool for small children. Next to the pools guests will be pleased to find extensive sun terraces with sun loungers laid out ready for use. Tennis, archery and riding are also on offer, as are volleyball, beach volleyball and bocce. There is a programme of entertainment organised for guests of all ages. In the surrounding area guests can try out a number of water sports, including water-skiing, motor boating, diving, windsurfing, canoeing and pedal boating.
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The hotel has two restaurants to choose from, one buffet and one à la carte. Il-Merill restaurant is a dining experience out of this world, with its captivating view of the blue Mediterranean. The chef invites guests to taste his mouth-watering creations based on local and European cuisine. This 500 seat restaurant features a table de hôte menu (buffet) as well as an à la carte menu (extra charge). The restaurant also offers room service during meal times. With easy access from the main pool and the beach, the Islands Edge Bistro also features a full bar and offers takeaway food and beverages. The Bistro provides an excellent variety of light snacks, burgers, pizza, pasta, grills and breakfast. During summer, Friday night is BBQ night (supplement charged). The hotel serves a starter of a cocktail pasta followed by grilled steak, grilled fresh fish, spare ribs in BBQ sauce, chicken wings and a choice of salads. There is a free flow of local wine during the BBQ. The hotel features two full bars - the Cockerel and the Kaninc.
American Express, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted as methods of payment.