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Hotel Kennedy Nova

Hotels.comUSD 83*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 183*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is in an excellent location The swimming pool area on roof is not maintained at all . The view is very good bad the pool is tiny. I can't understand why they don't renovate it, as it will be a great place to have a drink The hotel itself is boring and everything old. The breakfast limited but...

Thank Anastasios M
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely friendly staff couldn't do enough to help . Had couple of issues with room but they were sorted within 24hrs. Upgraded to harbour balcony room and view was amazing. Sorry the fact that the hotel's are building upwards though and spoiling the quaintness of the place

Thank Markie46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been before seven years ago, my expectations weren't brilliant, the lobby is as good as it gets, well presented and it's a bit hit and miss with the staff, some are friendly welcoming and funny, and some come across as being rude and uncaring. The food in the hotel leaves a lot to be desired and after eating here...

1Thank jbramley87
Montpellier, France
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Rooms average but the staff very nice. Hotel very well located and cheap.We arrived very late at night and the receptionnist welcame us very well, joking. It's really a nice hotel except some rooms which are dark.

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Purley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went here in march 17 had a apartment on 1st floor everything in there was dirty, broken, stained or mouldy, TV must of been 25 years old, ceiling tiles stained and broken, bedside lamp broken with live exposed wires which I had to tell them to fix it, mouldy and broken taps in bathroom, pool was drained, and on all...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The rooms are dark you need the lights on all the time. the Air com/heating did not work the fridge was broken so was the TV. The bathroom was dirty a long black hair in the bath on arrival to the room. each corner of the bathroom had dirt in...

Thank john f
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We arrived at this hotel on the 18th of March at half eight, by nine we had been in three rooms! The issues are that the hotel is in the middle of a building site both external to it and internal within the hotel, and some of those rooms are suffering from that work and general deterioration. The fourth room...

1Thank peter s
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The hotel does not qualifies for a 4 stars hotel, but a 2 a stars hotel.. The cleanliness was so-so, very old furniture, the room was very dark. I would recommend the hotel if you get a special (low) price. The hotel has an excellent position as a starting point for excursions. The food is OK and the staff is...

Thank Alpis
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This Hotel is on the main road to Valette so a front room can be a bit noisy but the view is great, the hotel have smashing staff that are so friendly and helpful' this hotel is a bit in need of upgrading and is indeed having this done next year, you need to have a sea view room as...

Thank TheTigers17
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Room was a bit cramped for 2 people, and could do with a bit more cupboard space, but beds very comfortable! Good shower/bathroom! Very friendly and helpful staff, both at Reception and in the restaurant. Very central for transport to other parts of the island, with bus stops practically outside and very close to ferries! Maybe could do with more...

1Thank janmatkinson

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
If you are looking for the perfect base in Malta then you have found it. The Kennedy Nova is a four-star, seafront hotel just a stone's throw away from the crystal blue Mediterranean waters.Situated right in the heart of Malta's busy shopping and seaside district Sliema, Hotel Kennedy Nova offers both comfort and convenience for visitors to the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kennedy Nova

Address: 116, The Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1027, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Il Gzira
Price Range: $99 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Kennedy Nova 4*
Number of rooms: 98
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Kennedy Nova Il Gzira
Hotel Kennedy Nova Malta/Il Gzira
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Sheffield, United Kingdom

I stayed here over Christmas and the New Year a few years ago and it was absolutely fantastic. On reception there was an extremely pleasant, polite and friendly English girl for whom nothing was too much trouble. The Head Waiter was either Spanish or Italian with a great sense of humour and politeness.

I returned two years later and what a difference. The staff from my previous visit had left and had been replaced by dreadful staff, especially the young man on reception who was an Australian tourist working his way around Europe. I was put in a room at the rear of the hotel which was completely run down and looked like something from a hostel for the homeless. I complained at reception and the hotel manager was off duty. The Australian screamed a tirade of abuse at me in front of other guests. At breakfast time it was self service and if you were further back than half way in the queue there was very little food left and the staff would not provide any more. Many of the English guests were old men in cloth caps who during the daytime sat on the benches opposite the hotel and at night sat in the bar drinking pints of beer. There was no way of holding a conversation with them as they had little or no intelligence. The Head Waiter was local and may have been Ok as just a waiter but a Head Waiter he was not. The remainder of the staff were simply rude. I was only too pleased to leave and fly back home when I e-mailed a report to the local tourist Authority but other than an acknowledgement I heard nothing from anyone. I love Malta and may return in late August/early September but I shall give the Kennedy Nova a very wide berth.

5 months ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Preston, Lancashire

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“Rooms on the front have a view and sun the rest are either internal or overlooking a noisy road”
900peters900, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The hotel has an excellent position.”
Alpis, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Take your own kettle and coffee/ tea as not in room”
TheTigers17, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
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