Great studio apartment in well converted Maltese house. Very clean and modern, spacious and tastefully furnished and well presented. Quiet smooth lift too was very useful for us oldies after a day walking and climbing the hills of Valetta/Sliema.
We had room 5 on 2nd floor at rear so very quiet. The room above us (7?) had a balcony but there is a very nice communal roof terrace for the 7 apartments too.
For us a throw for the sofa and an additional small heater would have been good as we did have a few exceptionally cold days during our stay but I'm sure if we had asked Dave and Lisa would have supplied them in a flash. There is reversible air con which would normally be fine I'm sure.
They are very kind, helpful hosts for whom nothing is too much trouble. Lisa spent quite a bit of time with us when we arrived showing us the apartment and giving us advice on local shops, getting about etc. She gave us her mobile no in case we needed any help and they let us know when something was happening like the St Paul's festival.
We never did find the local bakery sadly but Scotts and Tower supermarkets are both 5 mins walk and have a good choice of lovely Maltese bread and everything you need.
Location is excellent for visiting Valletta and buses around island. We had a hire car but the roads are not in great condition on the island (although they are being improved) and on street parking (even in Feb!) was a big problem. If we return we wouldn't bother to hire as the buses are regular as are the ferries and boat trips to Gozo etc. These are all available at the end of the street!
I would recommend this property without hesitation.
We could not have been better looked after during our stay in Malta for four days. Dave, our very friendly host, greeted us at the airport and even toured us around Sliema in hiscar before taking us through to our apartment, all to make sure we were as settled as possible. At the end of our trip, he was wonderful and looked up bus times for us and made sure we made it to the airport in time to catch our flight. We couldn't have been better looked after.
The apartment was as described - clean, spacious, and modern, was equipped with two AC units (although we didn't need them in April! :)). I am quite sensitive to noise, and we had no noise problems whatsoever throughout our stay.
Location wise, the apartment couldn't be better located. We were just out of the heart of Sliema - less than a five minute walk to one of the main bus stations in Malta, which made accessing the rest of the island very easy. If nightclubbing is your thing, these were less than a 15 minute walk away. Food wise, there were an abundance of restaurants in the area - we particularly recommend Il Marill, which has delicious Maltese and Mediterranean meals, and caters to dietary requirements. The area feels very safe and the particular street the apartment is on is very quiet and nicely out of the main road traffic.
All in all we were very very happy with our choice of location and would recommend Dave and his apartment to everybody who'd like to stay in hassle free, value-for-money accommodation and be well looked after.
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