Summer or Winter, Sliema Front is very popular and trendy location, with it's unique seafront promenade stretching from St. Julian's to the yacht marina at Msida. The relatively few hotels and predominance of residential accommodation means that Sliema will never feel overly touristy, however pavement cafe's, restaurants and shops abound, frequented mainly by locals. The Howard Johnson Diplomat Hotel offers facilities for every modern convenience to the business and leisure traveler alike. The twin bedded oak-furnished rooms all have a side sea-view balcony and some have a front sea-view. All rooms have an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. Fitted carpets, orthopedic mattresses, air-conditioning, direct-dial telephone, computer modem points, satellite television, radio, personal safe, trouser press and mini bar are all standard features.Two Suites are also available on the eighth floor with a private terrace and panoramic views of Sliema.
The hotel's general facilities include a Rooftop swimming pool with whirlpool, sun terrace and pool bar overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The Lobby bar serves hot and cold light meals and snacks. The Pub is open every evening till the early hours. The Penny Farthing Restaurant offers an extensive hot and cold buffet breakfast and a Buffet / Carvery Dinner. A Health Center and sauna, Games room, Conference rooms and a Business center are available. Three Guest Lifts are installed, and all outlets are fully air conditioned.Private beach concession is situated within walking distance at Surfside Club - open May to October. The fitness center is open daily and is available for hotel guests only, who are entitled to make use of the machines-treadmill, bench press, bicycle, stepper. The sauna is situated at the gym, with private showers.
* Fitness room / Gym