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Coral Springs, FL
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

location good. Hotel is dated. room wasn't ready: tv wasn't connected,remote control without battery's cover, need to flash the toilet twice for the waste to go through, need to be an engineer to figure out how to close and open the safe box not to mention $35 deposit to use it and then they charge you one euro a day... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've already reviewed this hotel on expedia (which I used to book on one of those 'secret saver hotel' deals- blind booking where you are not told the name of hotel until after you booked) and was not going to review on tripadvisor. However the hotel have now been proven to be run and staffed by a bunch of liars.... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been staying at the Kennedy Nova for the past 10 years and find it a very comfortable, homely Hotel. There are various different types of rooms we always have an apartment which sleeps 4 and has a small kitchenette. There is a good dinning room with good food. All the staff are excellent especially Dinning room and Bar... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is perfectly positioned between Valetta and St Julians. On the 7th floor is an open bar and swimming pool. There are great views from the roof top. When there are fireworks going off on festival days the views are spectacular. The food from the roof top bar is very good and reasonably priced . You don't have to... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not really a hotel for a holiday. I was only there a few hours during the day to wait to travel onwards. There is a small roof pool and a bar and actually a very nice roof bar with a an excellent view over the harbour. The room was a bit small and basic. The TV was a tiny old... More 

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New Westminster
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a group of thirty three people and therefor had quite a selection of rooms. About half said that their rooms were terrible, our's included. Our room was very small with a bathroom that featured ceiling tiles with black, green, and pink mould, bathroom pipes that were corroded and a shower stall that was featuring black mould around the... More 

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Near Birmingham
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

When I saw the reviews of this hotel I was shocked as I had already booked to stay from the 8/10/16 to the 15/10/16. However when my friend and I arrived at around 11.30am we were told that our room wasn't ready (they do say that check in is at 16.00hrs) so we left our luggage behind reception and sat... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Without doubt the worst hotel I have stayed at,paid extra for a sea view room (room 302) but the air conditioning did not work and it was so hot,I reported it and it was supposed to be fixed but it never got fixed !I asked to see the manager and he made the excuse that I was expecting too much... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

A very nice hotel with wonderful staff and nice food at the best location and comes wiyh a wonderful view over looking the bay , we always stay here its like coming home every time ! we highly recommend the Kennedy Nova for couples , solo or business stay

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I could not believe this is rated as 4 star. I would struggle to give it 2. The girl on reception was overworked so under pressure and abrupt. The guy in the roof top bar was overworked running to serve food and man the bar. Requested double bed got two singles. The room was shabby: broken tiles, part of the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Smoking rooms available
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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: $48 - $162 (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 days ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
Preston, Lancashire

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“do no take room 208”
 of 5 bubbles aoymom, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think there are rooms with better views at an extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles Sumsite2, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Check out the room first, as some may be ok. The rooms on the fifth floor complained about the noise from the roof top lounge.”
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  • bad mould
 of 5 bubbles DonP457, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“go for the 6th or 5th floor with balcony over looking the bay”
 of 5 bubbles anneliesporre, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There isn't one!”
 of 5 bubbles benzed1967, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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