AX The Saint John

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One of the finest Valletta, Malta Hotels in the City.

  • Fantastic Location in Valletta
  • Good for Families or Couples
  • Great Breakfasts
  • Spacious Rooms
  • WiFi

Welcome to AX The Saint John – a boutique Valletta Malta hotel where urban living is redefined. Once a former merchant’s residence and shop, the accommodation was reformulated as the successful and hospitable setting that it is today but never losing its rich history. Rooms at AX The Saint John combine luxury, technology and style – ideal for the smart and independent traveller. Next door to AX The Saint John lies the popular establishment of Cheeky Monkey Gastropub. Travellers staying at the boutique hotel can enjoy their lunch or dinner here. The gastropub offers tasty burgers, healthy options and more.  Whether you’re looking for a luxurious stay in the heart of the city, a location to wine and dine or a comfortable meeting space for your corporate business – AX The Saint John is the place to be.


You can choose from a wide variety of room types while booking your stay at Valletta’s finest boutique hotel, starting from the Comfort Rooms which are ideal for the regular travellers who are looking for stylish yet convenient rooms. The Deluxe Rooms portray luxury and style like no other while the Superior Rooms enjoy a comfortable living area. For families or group of friends, this Valletta boutique hotel also offers a Comfort Quad Room that can fit up to four people.

Whether you’re looking for a comfort room or the ultimate superior room, you will get the same service in style at AX The Saint John. The rooms are all equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, full bathroom accessories and a Dolce Gusto coffee machine along with tea & coffee facilities.

Room Types

  • Comfort Room
  • Deluxe Room
  • Superior Room
  • Comfort Quad Room


Malta’s capital city is brimming with activities and nightlife. However, there was a time when Valletta was not always as lively as it is today, especially after dusk. During recent years, our capital starting getting the attention it truely deserves. Activity during daytime was always prominent since Valletta is your go-to city for historical activities and shopping for leisure.

However, what you’ll find most of all are numerous Valletta restaurants that will surely tickle your fancy. It’s almost guaranteed that you’ll be able to find a unique spot to dine in at every corner. Valletta comes to life at night. Buskers are starting to become more and more popular and they make dining out in the capital even more special. From elegant dining to cheeky gastropubs like ours, you will definitely find your perfect match to make your evening complete.

We want nothing more than for you to #GetCheeky with us. A yummy lunch or an appetising dinner for those booking their stay at AX The Saint John – you can have it all at this Valletta restaurant, Cheeky Monkey Gastropub. Our monkey nibbles are the perfect starters to whet your appetite, our classic burgers are mouth-watering and our cheeky mains are to die for. Don’t forget to #GetCheeky over some drinks during our happy hour and try our beer cocktails! A unique venue that is perfect for a night out with your friends! You can expect nothing short of the best from Grain. Everything is prepared with the utmost care at all its three levels, ranging from bistro to outdoor dinings and events. Your ultimate dining spot in the city.

Cheeky Monkey Gastropub

Cheeky Monkey Gastropub in Valletta is a unique venue where fun is not an option, good food is compulsory and being drunk is permitted. Enjoy unique beer cocktails, cheeky nibbles, delicious burgers, and more!

Cheeky Monket Creperie

Melt-in-the-mouth sweet and savoury crêpes. Fluffy homemade waffles. An ambrosial assortment of artisanal gelato. Plus, a refreshing selection of smoothies, juices, and coffees brewed to barista perfection.


When staying at AX The Saint John a full breakfast can be enjoyed at Grain Street. From a bistro at street level that specialises in the concept of sharing to private dining, Grain is responsible for nothing but the best cuisine. The chefs make sure that every ingredient is freshly prepared and ready to be served with the utmost care so that you can enjoy a mouth-watering meal in the capital city of Valletta.

Things to Do

Here are a list of the top 10 things to do in Valletta

  1. Tritons Fountain
  2. St Johns Co-Cathedral
  3. St Georges Square
  4. Castille Square
  5. Basilica of our Lady Mount Carmel
  6. Siege Bell War Memorial
  7. Victoria Gate’s Upper Streets
  8. Upper and Lower Barrakka Gardens
  9. Saluting Battery
  10. The Monoel Theatre


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