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Farmhouse -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Xaghra, Island of Gozo

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AidanW724
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Lovely property”
Reviewed 1 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This is a typical Gozo farmhouses, well laid out and nicely positioned in the village.
The kitchen is small but has all amenities you need.
A classical stairs with skylight leads to the second floor with 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 luxury bathrooms, of which one is en-suite. The main bathroom is a nice size with a nice shower and plenty of hot water available.
The master bedrooms has a double bed, with the en-suite . You need to note this is the only bedroom with A/C. The A/C is an additional cost of 5 euro a day which is paid to the agent in return for a key which will operate the system. The on suite has a bath with shower taps but the shower can not be hung to use as a stand up shower. The balcony looks out of the rear garden and pool with views over the village to the hills beyond.
The second bedroom (with balcony) has a double bed, ceiling fans and free standing fan. Hair dryer attached to at the wall. This is the only one and people from other rooms would have to come to this room to use the hair dryer. This room looks out over the street.
Third bedroom has two single beds ceiling fan and free standing fan. It also looks out over the street.
The out door area has two dinning areas and plenty of shade. This is a nice pool allowing for one to relax easily all day without having to leave the property. The property came with only two sun beds but now has four which were needed for the teenagers.
The house also has a free Wireless network ( code protected) with full property coverage.It has a TV and DVD player in the lounge.

The village has shops and restaurants within walking distance. Should you need a bigger supermarket a cab to and from Lidil would cost around 25 euros.

Although the owner is not local the property is managed by a local agent Frank Salts in Victoria. They were with out doubt top notch and dealt the minor issues I had promptly.

I can say without doubt this is a property I would return to. Its self contained and a good village location I would also be happy to stay here without a hire car arranging transfer through Frank Salt. If hiring a car you have parking space outside.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
2 Aug 2016
Dear Aidan,

Many thanks for your in depth review and obviously pleased you enjoyed your stay and consider coming back in the future. Very useful recommendations. Taken note of and will implement your suggestions regarding the need for an extra hairdryer and support to hang the shower head . Will pass on your positive feedback to Frank Camilleri of Frank Salt ! Thanks again & Regards Frans
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Jette W
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful farmhouse in Xaghra”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Our Family had a very pleasant stay at Arzella, a week in July 2014, we are 2 adult and 3 teenagers and the house has a perfect size for a large family or a group of friends.
The house itself was very spacious and nice decorated with good beds and well function bathrooms and kitchen with all amenities. We think that the house was even nicer than the pictures shows.
The garden and the pool was a reel scoop, we spent almost all our time in the garden or in the pool from early morning to late evening and there always was the opportunity for either sun or shade during the day and in the night there was electric light tastefully placed around in the garden.
In general the house and garden was very clean and well maintained and the wireless internet worked fast and without any trouble.
We never met Frans who owns the house but had a very good and trustworthy experience around communications and payment after the booking. The communication was handed over to a management agency and it worked perfect. We arrived in the middle of the night and key collection and other practical things during the week was handled in a very friendly and professional way of the management agency.
Gozo has a laid-back and relaxed atmosphere and Xaghra the small village where the house is situated in the outskirts of the town ten minutes' walk from the
main square has everything that you need for daily shopping in the morning hours and a nice selection of restaurants. In Victoria there is a very big Lidl supermarket as well.
Both Gozo and Arzella we would certainly like to come back to another time and always give our best recommendations.

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Liked best: The graden with the pool
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
2 Aug 2016
Dear Jette ,many thanks for your valuable feedback and obviously pleased that you enjoyed the house and services provided.

Thanks again and hope to see you back some time in the future !

Frans Spijker
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: The spacious rooms and pool
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
2 Aug 2016
Dear David, many thanks for your feedback and hopefully you will stay again at " Arzella" in the future.

Regards,

Frans Spijker
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pascale s
les abrets
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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Travelling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
29 Aug 2015
Merci d'avoir pris la peine de le nous donner vos commentaires. Nous sommes heureux que vous avez apprécié votre séjour et nous espérons que vous reviendrez à "Arzella" dans l'avenir !

Frans Spijker
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Tfo320
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Aug 2016
Vielen Dank für Ihr wertvolles Feedback und sehr erfreut, dass Sie Ihren Aufenthalt genossen haben. Wir hoffen, dass Sie "Arzella" wieder in der Zukunft wählen.

Grüße,

Frans
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