Located close enough to experience the many attractions Valletta has to offer, yet amongst the local residences.
Modern fit out with a "New York" style and feel with all the amenities such as washing machine, dishwasher and full kitchen. The lift was a welcomed feature after a long day exploring the streets of Valletta and touring Malta.
The bakery two doors away was a bonus, with the original oven built 350 years ago still in use. Good fresh bread, pizzas and selling basic groceries.
The apartment could have been cleaner on arrival, but must add that the house cleaner did a great job when she attended at the end of our first week. We stayed for 14 nights.
We opted to take advantage of booking transfers from the airport, it was a nice touch to have a driver meet us at the airport and be taken to our apartment in comfort after a long flight.
However, the transfer back to the airport was very disappointing, we were a group of 4 adults with luggage and were crammed into a small hatch for the trip. Considering our host that met us on arrival at the apartment was well aware of the number of adults and luggage we felt that this tarnished an otherwise pleasurable experience.
Would definitely recommend.
The apartment is located on one of Valletta's long side roads. It is a 5 minute walk to Sliema ferry in one direction and the main shopping streets the other direction. It is light, modern and airy with comfortable furniture and beds with plenty of space. It also has 2 good sized bathrooms and was very clean. The kitchen has just about enough equipment, but saying that we didn't cook much and when we did the necessary utensils and cookware was there. We took advantage of the washing machine having only brought hand luggage. The apartment had everything we needed. The building is safe and secure with a working lift so no carrying bags up lots of stairs, unless you want to of course. Valletta for us was the right place to be, lots of shops, restaurants and the bus terminal is a 15 minute walk away. We watched the gun being fired in Upper Barraka Gardens and spent most evenings walking to the gardens to enjoy the view and sunset. It is very clean, the people are very friendly and the food excellent. You must go to Capistrano Restaurant in the next street from the apartment located in Old Bakery Street, that was our favourite restaurant, excellent catch of the day brought to you on a tray before you order as well as serving other excellent dishes. While in Malta try the Maltese wine too; also very good. You don't need to hire a car, the buses are air conditioned and take you all over the island for 21 euros for 7 days. We can thoroughly recommend Malta. I have only given 4 stars as the air conditioning units developed a fault, we contacted the owner straight and were provided with an extra floor fan the next day so not a problem, but it would have been nice to have been able to use the air conditioning without worrying about it especially as temperatures were close to 30 degrees. As the roads are narrow and only go in one direction outside the apartment cars like to beep their horns to let other road users they are there. All in all we would recommend. One last recommendation - take advantage of the taxi pickup from, and drop-off to the airpot, the extra cost is worth it for hassle free transfers.
Centrally located apartment within easy reach of Valletta restaurants and shops. Having everything you could need for self catering stay, very clean and well presented.
Overall, very pleased with the accommodation.
Be aware there are additional costs which I had not appreciated until I'd booked - for wifi, electricity if you exceed your limit (we didn't), slightly inflated taxi fare from airport. That said, still represents good value and I do recommend as a place to stay.
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Myself, partner and my mam decided we would like to visit malta myself and my partners first time but not my mam's. We needed a two bedroom apartment so we would not be tied down to two different bedrooms in.a hotel. We went onto trip advisor and came across the old mint. It had all we needed for our 4 night stay. The management company were very prompt in replying to my query and within a few days we had secured our deposit for our stay. We also organised pick up and drop off which went like clock work. We were arriving late at night but that wasn't a problem. There is a fee for arriving late in the evening and leaving after a certain hour in the day. When we arrived at the apartment we were just speechless it certainly as it said on the booking. We had two double rooms and two bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen and plenty of seating areas. The wifi cost extra but it was excellent. Mam even got to see some of her soaps on the telly. This apartment is located not far from the bus station where you can get a bus to anywhere. Well worth booking if there are 4 people travelling and it's not too expensive. Everything was organised to a tee.