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Paceville, St. Julian's, Malta

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Location of Paceville Beaches in Paceville Bus Services in Paceville Description of Paceville
Hotels & Aparthotels in Paceville Nightlife in Paceville Restaurants & Cuisine in Paceville Paceville Seafront
Shopping in Paceville Portomaso marina Facilities in Paceville

Sports in Paceville

Cinemas Dragonara Casino    

 

Paceville is pronounced Patchy Ville in Malta

 

Photograph of steps in Paceville, full of bars restaurants and cafes
Photograph of the Trig Santa Rita steps in Paceville, full of bars restaurants and cafes etc.

These steps are opposite the entrance to the Bay Street centre and a short cut between Paceville and St Georges bay which is at the bottom of the steps

 

Paceville Location

  • Paceville is a suburb of St. Julian's, is located on the peninsular, on a lowbut steepish hill, between St. Julian's Bay (Spinola Bay) and St Georges Bay.

 

Paceville Description

  • Paceville is an area on the norther side of St. Julian's, but it has an entially different nightlife to that of St Julians as follows:
    • Paceville - Vibrant lively & energetic with loud music, for the young and young at heart
    • St Julian's -Has a very interesting and generally more sedate nightlife for those requireing a more relaxed nightlife
    • There are fair number of bars and clubs that are exceptions to the general description above in both areas.
  • Paceville is one of the main tourist areas with holiday accommodation, hotels, aparthotels and apartments
  • Paceville caters for all age groups,  with:
    • Top star rated hotels mainly located in quieter areas of Paceville
    • And for the young Paceville is Malta's nightlife capital
  • Paceville has a very high concentration of accommodation, bars, clubs, restaurants and fast food outlets.
  • The side streets have many tourist and fashion clothing shops along with small food and drink supermarkets.
  • Parking is difficult in Paceville

 

Paceville Beaches

  • There are no beaches at Paceville but there is a small sandy beach at St Georges bay only a short walk away

 

Paceville Seafront

  • Most of the Sea front is occupied by
    • Malta Hilton hotel
    • Dragonara hotel
    • Dragonara Casino
    • The newish Portomaso marina see below
  • There is a small section of flatish rocky seafront between the 2 hotels
  • St Julian's bay is only a short walk

 

Portomaso marina

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Photograph of the Portomaso marina, Hilton hotel on the left and St. Julians in the distance.
  • This is a new harbour cut into the cliffs The sides are lined with the hilton hotel, apartments, bars, restaurants and shops on a few different levels. 
  • There are 3 or 4 floor levels between street level and the marina and the sea
  • The harbour sides or other levels are reached by steep steps or lifts.

Photograph of the Portomaso marina, Hilton hotel on the left and St. Julians in the distance.

See our Portomaso marina page

 

 

Shopping in Paceville

  • The Bay Street centre is a newly built shopping centre that includes a hotel, restaurants, bars, fashion and souvenir shops. Events often take place in the centre on a week end is located in St. Georges Bay a few minutes walk from Paceville
  • The side streets of Paceville have many tourist and fashion clothing shops along with small food and drink supermarkets.

 

Other facilities

  • Banks & Bureau de Change
  • Bowling
  • "Penny archades"
  • Cinemas
  • Casino

 

Nightlife in Paceville

  • Without doubt Paceville is Malta's nightlife capital
  • Paceville bars and clubs    Paceville nightlife photo gallery
  • Paceville is an area on the norther side of St. Julian's, but it has an entially different nightlife to that of St Julians as follows:
    • Paceville - Vibrant & energetic with loud music, for the young and young at heart
    • St Julian's - Interesting ang generally more sedate nightlife for those requireing a more relaxed nightlife
    • There are fair number of bars and clubs that are exceptions to the general description above in both areas.
  • Buses around 9:30 are packed with both the Maltese young crowd and tourists heading to Paceville
  • There is an excellent night bus service to and from Paceville in summer and at weekends in winter Paceville bus routes

 

Cinemas & Entertaiment

 

Eden Century Cinema

Eden Century Cinema is located in St. Georges Bay just over the road from the Trig Santa Rita steps are a short cut between Paceville & St. Georges Bay

 

 

Eden SuperBowl

 

Dragonara Casino - Dragonara Point

Originally the Dragonara palace built for a summer residence for the Most Noble Marquis Emanuele Scicluna in 1870.  The palace was converted to a casino in 1964, and renovated in 1999    Casino  Website

Photograph Dragonara Casino taken from St. Julian's promenade
Photograph Dragonara Casino taken from St. Julian's promenade

 

Paceville Restaurants & Cuisine

  • Fast food restaurants are every where
  • Better and, or more specialised restaurants can be found in the side streets

 

Sports in Paceville

  • Snorkeling in the sea in the rocky areas
  • Many hotels & aparthotels have their own sporting facilities. See Hotel descriptions

 

Paceville Bus Services

Plenty of buses run through Paceville to St. Julian's, Sliema and Valletta or further north on the island. 

Bus routes to Valletta via St. Julians and Sliema, 61, 64,66, 67 Details

Other destinations

Paceville bus routes      More about Malta bus services

 

Hotels in Paceville

  • Alexandra Palace Paceville   3 star
  • Bay Street Hotel St Julians Paceville  4 star
  • Corinthia San Gorg Hotel Malta  5star
  • Hilton Malta Hotel -St Julians
  • InterContinental Hotel Malta  5 star
  • Rokna Hotel Paceville Malta
  • St. Georges Park
  • Vivaldi Hotel Paceville
  • Westin Dragonara Hotel

Click here for Descriptions, photographs and who to book with Paceville hotels