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Stepping out From 'Alfie's Place' & Looking Down the Street
Alfie's Place - Gilormu Cassar Steeet By Candle Light (2nd Week End of October)
Alfie's Place In The Most photographed Street
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2nd Bedroom
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta

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Megan E
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
1 review
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“The perfect place to stay in Malta”
Reviewed 17 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The area: Birgu is a beautiful town, a joy to walk through every day, and conveniently situated. There is a nice range of restaurants within easy walking distance and a handy ferry for reaching other areas easily. We enjoyed trips to Valetta, Sliema and the Blue Lagoon. The harbour/marina was somewhat like Venice, minus the crowds!

The house: Alfie's place is lovely. Small and very traditional with great character and on a beautiful old fashioned street. We always enjoyed returning to it at the end of our days out!

Alfie: He was really helpful and friendly. He went out of his way to ensure the house was ready for us (e.g. milk and bread in the fridge, beach towels for borrowing). He was happy to meet us at the airport and introduce us to the locality which saved a lot of time when it came to finding our way around.

Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our trip and would definitely recommend Alfie's Place as somewhere to stay!

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Liked best: The traditional house and location
Liked least: It was all good
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
19 Sep 2014
Glad you enjoyed your stay, was lovely having you and thanks for your comments. Hope to see you again in the future.
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veraverav...
London, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Beautiful flat in quiet location”
Reviewed 29 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Just finished a week long stay in Alfie's place and had a lovely time. The flat is beautiful with everything you could need including a clean, spacious bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, comfy beds, AC, wifi and a small balcony. It's situated on a quiet street but with a square with cafés, bars and shops right around the corner. The beautiful marina where you can get the ferry to Valletta is only a couple of minutes walk away.

Alfie was a wonderful host, very accommodating and helpful. He supplied us with beach towels and there was even bottled water, milk, tea and basic food stuffs in the fridge when we arrived!

Would absolutely recommend it!

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Management Response
29 Aug 2014
Hi Vera thanks for such wonderful words, it was lovely having you and thank you so much for leaving the apartment spotless. Hope to see you again good luck and enjoy. Alfie
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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 13 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

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Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
19 Aug 2014
Thank you for staying at Alfie's place, was lovely having you and a pleasure meeting you. Hope to see you again in the future.
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Penny G
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“GREAT BREAK”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Myself, partner and 4yr old daughter have just had a week at Alfie's place, such a pretty Maltese house really gives you an idea of Maltese living yet the house is modern and lovely.

Got the water bus (3 cities ferry) to Valletta everyday only 10 minutes ride but lovely start to your day. Beautiful places to visit The National aquarium is a must see and there is some great fish restaurants.

D' Centre is a little restaurant in the square about 200 yards from the house and Alfie our host is a very helpful nice guy.
We will be back.

Thanks Alfie

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
13 Aug 2014
Thanks you so much, good to know you enjoyed your stay, was lovely having you and look forward to see you again.
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Asgeir D
Oslo, Norway
1 review
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“Excellent stay in a very charming and historical neighborhood - Alfie is a great host”
Reviewed 22 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Me and my friend stayed 3 nights at Alfies place.

We really loved the Birgu neighborhood and Alfies apartment, an unique and authentic historical experience. You get close to the local Maltese way of life. Very relaxing and laidback.

Alfie is a very reliable and fun guy. He gave us a good introduction to the neighborhood and was very helpful.

Great value! I'd recommend it to friends.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Aug 2014
Thank you so much, was great having you and sure hope to see you again.
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