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British Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   40 Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT06, Malta
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davidloncke Ostend, Belgium
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ostend, Belgium
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Management and Staff The staff is quite friendly, mainly the personal working in the restaurant. Also the people at the reception were always willing to help with anything they could. Location The hotel is located very nearby the center of Valletta with a great view on the port. It's a convenient place to start your daily trips into Valletta or... More

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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited this hotel for dinner. First impressions of the dining area was that the furniture is worn and old fashioned. For quite a while we were the only two diners but I enjoyed my main meal of lasagne. My husband however found his swordfish to be too rubbery. This offended the cook, the waiter and the... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not staying at the hotel, we were drawn in by the spectacular vews from the restauant. The foood, however, left much to be desired. We ordered the most expensive sreak on the menu, to find it was tough. and gristlly. The vegetables were over cooked from frozen, and soggy. ( had to get a snack elsewhere, as could not... More

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davidmontebello, Manager at British Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your review however I would like to point out that when you ordered the steak , you specifically asked it to be very well done which of course will make the meat less tender and dry. The other person ordered a Beef olives which must have been good since the palte was returned clean. I cannot understand how... More

Munich, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not stay in the hotel but on passing thought the view for dinner would be great and it was. However, the food was not up to scratch. I think it was mainly frozen goods made on the quick. The breaded fish (plaice) deff came from a packet along with the veg not drained properly, so they were full... More

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davidmontebello, Owner at British Hotel, responded to this review

I was surprised by your choice of food as breaded plaice is imported from abroad since its a fresh water fish , so yes it comes frozen not like swordfish or tuna which is fresh and available on the menu . The octipus stew is local and it was fine as per your comments. That is why there is a... More

Rambouillet, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plus : ideally located in the old city of Valetta, a stunning view on the three cities, some rooms can accommodate up to 4 people. Minus : a renovation is overdue, the breakfast. The Wi Fi is available in the hotel, but not in the rooms.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is a hidden gem in Valletta, with a fabulous view over the harbour. It is not posh, but simply a nice place to stay full of genuine Maltese charm, with a touch of British eccentricity and reflects the hospitality which was first recorded by St Luke two thousand years ago. The staff were so helpful and genuinely wanted... More

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leamington spa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Spent 6 days and found the hotel and Valletta (first visit) really great. Views from the terrace and balconies over the harbour are unbeatable and the rooms, though basic, are fine. Helpful and friendly owners/ staff and made a change to stay in a place with character. There's more in Valletta than the guide books say..lots of eating places open... More

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ZUZUMalta, Owner at British Hotel, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your comments and glad you enjoyed staying with us regards David Montebello owner More

Fort William, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The British Hotel is the most charming family run hotel. Do not expect room service or haute cuisine, but we were taken by the pure casual charm of the delightful family run hotel. Very greatful for a lovely balcony view, but if you don't get a bedroom view go early to breakfast to get a wonderful seat to look over... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The rooms are basic and the decor is wearing a little thin. The location is great with stunning views across the waterfront. No wifi in the rooms is disappointing these days and I don't believe is typical of Malta hotels. I found it clean and very friendly. The food in the restraunt is just ok. I think it is a... More

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ZUZUMalta, Owner at British Hotel, responded to this review

thanks for your comments . I just want to make something clear as we do provide Wifi in the rooms at a small charge and its Ozone which is similar to BTwifi where one pays a small fee. WE do however offer free Wifi in public areas to our guests. We have a 3 course dinner for 15.00 euros inc... More

Hartland, Vermont
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The best thing about the British Hotel in Valletta is its remarkable location overlooking the commercial harbor. It is also a short interesting walk from the city gates and new Parliament building. The hotel itself is a little thread warn, but for me that is part of its attractiveness. If you are looking for new and shiny with lots of... More

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Address: 40 Battery Street, Valletta, Island of Malta VLT06, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Valletta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — British Hotel 2*
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