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St Julian's, Malta started life as a fishing village, but in recent years has developed into a fashionable resort town full of hotels, restaurants and bars. Just north of St. Julian's is Paceville, with a vibrant nightlife.
St. Julian's is centred around a number of bays and inlets. Around Spinola Bay, you can still see a number of fishing vessels, and see fishermen on the dock mending their nets, just steps from restaurants overlooking the bay filled with colourful boats.
The Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel sits on the bay front of Balluta Bay.
There is a public beach at St. George's Bay, just north of Paceville.
There is a casino at Dragonara point beside the Westin Dragonara Resort. The casino is built in Villa Dragonara, once the private home of a 19th century Maltese aristocrat.
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From the airport, take the main road following the signs to Valletta. Take the Sliema Exit and follow the signs to St. Julian's.
As of July 2011, bus service on the islands were taken over by Arriva. The old buses dating back to the British period that plied Malta's streets have been replaced by new buses. Buses are operated by Arriva, and schedules and routes can be found on the Arriva Malta website. Tickets can be bought on board, and fares run from €2.20 for a 2-hour ticket, €2.60 for a day pass or €12.00 for a 7-day pass for non-Malta residents.
Routes servicing St. Julian's and Paceville include routes from Valletta (13, 24, 31 and 32) and from the airport (X2).
The main nightlife can be found around Bay Street, and Triq Santa Rita, with numerous bars and pubs.
A resort town, there are numerous hotels throughout St. Julian's.
|69, Flat 4, Highfield||Sacred Heart Avenue St.Julians STJ 1432||Guesthouse||-|
|Alexandra Hotel Malta||Schreiber Street||Hotel||78|
|Alfonso Hotel||Triq il-Qaliet||Hotel||-|
|Argento Hotel||Qaliet Street||hotel||-|
|Baystreet Hotel||St. George's||Hotel||-|
|Burlington Apartments||Dragonara Road||Apartment||73|
|Cavalieri Hotel||Spinola Road||hotel||82|
|CJ Studios||Pender Gardens||APARTMENT||-|
|Dean Hamlet Aparthotel||Dean Hamlet Complex Triq il-Qaliet||Hotel||-|
|Dragonara Apartments||Dragonara Road St Julians||Apartment||77|
|Empire Studio Apartments||Empire Complex 74/77 St.Georges Road St.Julians||Apartment||72|
|Gorgianis Hotel||St. Georges Bay||hotel||-|
|Hacienda Guesthouse||Wilga Street Paceville 35||Guesthouse||73|
|Highfield||69, Flat 4 Highfield Triq il-Qalb Imqaddsa||apartment||-|
|Highlander Guest House, Bar & Bistro||Triq Elia Zammit, Paceville||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Villa -Host- St Julians||14 Triq Albert Cassola Swieqi||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Hostel Malti||41, Birkirkara Hill, Ta Giorni, St. Julians||Hostel||88|
|Hotel Bernard||St. George's Bay||hotel||-|
|Metropole Budget Hostel||Wilga Street||Hotel||-|
|No 9||Forrest Court Mensija Street||APARTMENT||-|
|Onyx Apartments||Ross Street Paceville||APARTMENT||-|
|Rafael Spinola Hotel||Upper Ross Str. St. Julians||Hotel||77|
|Rokna Hotel||Church Street Paceville||Hotel||72|
|Blue Sea St George's Park & La Vallette||St George's Park, Dragonara Road, St Julian's||HOTEL||69|
|St Julians Bay Hotel||48 Main Street||Hotel||78|
|The Residence St Julians||Upper Ross Str||Apartment||69|
|The President Hotel||St Julians Triq Il-Qaliet||Hotel||-|
|The Seven Apartments||St Georges Road Paceville, St Julians||Apartment||-|
|Boho Hostel||'Cycas' Guzeppi Xerri, St Julians||HOSTEL||86|
|NightCap Hostel||Wilga Street Paceville||HOSTEL||-|
|International House of Peace||57 St Henry Street St Julians||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Lodgers Malta||26 Triq is-Sirk||APARTMENT||-|
|Aurora Apartments||St Georges Road Paceville||APARTMENT||-|
|118 Guesthouse||118, Giebja Street, Swieqi||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Sprachcaffe International||Alamein Road Pembroke||APARTMENT||-|
Internet cafés and Wi-Fi zones are quite abundant with connection rates peaking at 30Mbit/s. More and more small, independent cafes and restaurants are providing free WiFi hotspots.
See also: International Telephone Calls
The international telephone code for Malta is 356. Emergency number is 112 for all services.
The country has three mobile phone networks available: Vodafone, Go Mobile, and Melita Mobile. Due to international agreements with providers across the globe, Vodafone, GO and Melita are sure to be apart of your carriers roaming plan. To avoid high costs, buy a local SIM-card.
Malta Post is the national postal service with generally cheap and reliable services, albeit not very fast. All post offices are open from around 8:00am till noon, some opening slightly earlier or closing later. The main offices stay open until around 4:00pm.
For sending international packages, you might consider companies like DHL, TNT or UPS.
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