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The Waterfront Hotel
Ranked #4 of 29 Hotels in Sliema
Certificate of Excellence
Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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180 reviews
70 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“nice view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

The hotel is facing east (at least on the entrance side), which makes possible that all mornings where there is no clouds, the sun will embrace you and get you out of bed. The view is very nice from the small balcony, you can breathe in the city which is waking up.
Even if the room was facing the street, I did not find it disturbingly noisy.
Rooms are not so big, but comfortable.
I have missed the vanity kit from the bathroom.
Some small shops are in the right vicinity of the hotel and you'll find the fancy ones further up the street.
Hotel also offers a variety of eating possibilities. I would recommend the Basilico restaurant.
Some people (waiter, reception) also speak Hungarian, which was a nice surprise for me.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Guest,

On behalf of the management and team I would like to thank you for your kind comments. It is a pleasure to read that we have managed to make your stay an enjoyable one

Please do let me know if can ever be of any assistance

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Char
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to Malta, March 2014. We chose the Waterfront Hotel for its location and reasonable rates. Perfect for the Ferry to Valetta also the ferries offering harbour cruises etc. Bus stops adjacent to the Hotel offering alternative cheap travel into Valetta and from there all over the Island. Hotel very clean, front and back office staff extremely helpful and welcoming on arrival. Rooms large and comfortable with a daily cleaning service. A good choice of food is offered in the restaurant for both breakfast and evening meal. A really good place to stay. We would go back anytime.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your review and thank you for choosing our hotel as your accommodation for your vacation.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you ever require any assistance

Kind regards
Char
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

A lovely friendly hotel. Friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are clean, quiet and have what is required. We did not want anywhere with gym or health facilities and this suited us perfectly. We had bed and breakfast and when we did have an evening meal, which was several times, the food was very good. we wanted a hotel that was our base where we could come and go as we wanted without being tied to times for eating. The position of the hotel is very central and everywhere is within easy reach by bus or walkng. Would recommend.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your time writing the review. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated by everyone as these would assist us to strive even better

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Char
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

A warm welcome;good food(both breakfast and dinner);spotlessly clean;friendly,efficient staff throughout the hotel and a perfect location to visit all the sights of Malta.Some reviews state that the traffic noise is too loud, but we say the hustle and bustle adds to the atmosphere of Sliema.
This was our second visit to The Waterfront where we stayed for a month's holiday and we loved it.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 7 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for the review and kind comments, these are greatly appreciated.

We are looking forward to hosting you again at our hotel. Please do not hesitate to contact me should you ever require any assistance

Kind regards
Char
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Oban
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

My wife and I have been going to Malta every year for ten years. In fact we got married in Valletta eight years ago. Most of the holidays we stay in the Waterfront unless it is fully booked. It is a beautifully clean hotel with the most friendly staff I have found and I have travelled extensively. We have already booked a week in May and two weeks in September (our wedding anniversary). We have made lots of Maltese friendsand this adds to the enjoyment of each holiday. We normally book an upstairs Seaview room which is greatly recommended. There is nothing nicer than to sit on the balcony in the evening with a bottle of nice Green Label wine.
The hotel food is good although we like to be adventurous and have dinner at different restaurants of which there are many. The Reception, bar and porter staff are all exceedingly helpful and the room maids keep the rooms in immaculate condition.
We hope to have many more holidays there.
Jim & Christine Watson, Oban, Scotland.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 22 March 2014
Dear Jim & Christine,

Thank you for the review, it is greatly appreciated.

We have received your email with your requests for your next visit and we will do our utmost to accommodate you.

Looking forward to welcoming you back in May and in the meantime please do let me know if I can be of any further assistance

Kind regards
Char
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

I have just returned from a 5 day break at the Waterfront Hotel and had a wonderful time and could recommend it totally.
I researched comprehensively where to stay as it was my 1st visit to Malta and I wanted to be somewhere where I could do a lot of sight seeing from and it is the perfect place , in my opinion.
I stayed in room 713 - a top floor room with a fantastic view of Valetta. It was large and kept very clean . I would suggest taking your own toiletries , there was soap in a pump but no shampoo, conditioner etc .
I ate and drank in the Star Café and The Brasilico and can recommend them both , the prices were very reasonable and wraps , baked potatoes , salads , pasta and afternoon tea -sandwiches, cakes, scones were delicious. Though the prices of the cans of beer and cider were very expensive compared to the rest of the drinks prices.
I went on Malta Sightseeing hop on/off bus as though more expensive than the red bus Sity Sightseeing bus they went to many more parts and therefore as a 1st time visitor I did see way more - each tour is 3 hours long. Also went to Gozo and did the hop on/off bus tour there . Definitely recommend . The free harbour cruise that came with the tours is great . All the bus stops including the terminus and the ferry to Valetta are a very short walk ie about 5 minutes from the hotel. Local buses so cheap and run on time all over the island - 1.5 euros a day and the same for the ferry crossing to Valetta
I would recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a stay in Malta .

Room Tip: Ask for a sea view , high floor . It is definitely worth it as the views are amazing
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Viv G
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 22 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your writing the review and sharing your experience with other readers. I am glad that our met and hopefully even exceeded your expectations.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back

Kind Regards
Char
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

Stayed here for a week last year - first time in Malta and we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. The Waterfront is a great location from which to explore this lovely island, our room was clean and well serviced, the staff helpful and friendly and the restaurants really good value. There are also lots more places to eat within walking distance.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Charmaine C, Manager at The Waterfront Hotel, responded to this review, 22 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you! It is such a pleasure to read and share such review with our Team. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay with.

Please do not hesitate to contact any of our team, or me personally should you ever need any assistance when planning your next visit

Kind regards
Char
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Property: The Waterfront Hotel
Address: The Strand, Sliema, Island of Malta GZR 1028, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Sliema
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Sliema
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sliema
#4 Family Hotel in Sliema
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Waterfront Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 116
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in a prime location along the Sliema seafront promenade, this new hotel has been developed to the highest standards of comfort and hygiene. Its location provides spectacular views of the Valletta harbour. This 4-star 116-roomed property features two restaurants, a lobby bar, a roof-top swimming pool with snack bar and a guest lounge. Each of the rooms is excellently finished, and features a balcony, an en suite bathroom, mini-bar, guest safe and air-conditioning. ... more   less 
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