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Ocean Reef Hotel

St Thomas Bay, Marsascala, Island of Malta MSK3617, Malta
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Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We wanted to stay in the south east of Malta for a couple of nights. I was aware of the Sensi Hotel's mixed reviews and when I booked it was with a degree of optimism. When we arrived there was nobody available at the check-in area to the side of the bar - a random girl had to be sent... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This is a budget hotel and yet people leav review complaining,it is basic as you would expect from a 2 star rated hotel. The owner and manager are extremely kind ,even allowing us to keep our room at no extra charge for the day as we flew late in the evening, Rooms were kept clean ,I stayed with my mother... More 

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2 Thank Kachinski
Athens
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I stayed at this hotel for a business trip in January (out of season). It is a two star hotel, its was priced for two star hotel but worth for more. The rooms are clean, quite and extra large with big bathrooms. The Air condition in my room worked just fine. I had some trouble with the light curtains but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

Really good stay here. Excellent service great home cooked food friendly people powerful shower heat people about at bar restaurant etc owners very helpful chef and staff excellent. It's not the ritz so don't come if you expect that. Basic rooms but very effective

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I agree with Kate M and other reviewers. I booked into the Sensi, as it is now called, just for an overnight transit stay through Malta, in October 2012. The hotel appears uninhabited from the outside; top floor windows are blocked up, the main door (though you wouldn't know it was this) had a 'closed' notice, yet if you pushed......you... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We stayed in this hotel for one night last Saturday in order to attend the Marsalokk market the following day. We were charged 5 star rates and this was demanded as soon as we arrived even before we were given the key to our room. Whilst the room itself was comfortable there was no hot water in the bathroom nor... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

I booked this hotel to visit friends in Malta. It is a two-star hotel, and therefore I had no expectations of a grand 5-Star. I was the only guest staying and refurbishments that are mentioned in other reviews were still ongoing. The hotel is basic. The rooms are basic. The welcome and friendliness are certainly not basic. Everyone was helpful... More 

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1 Thank Christine85
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I was recently booked into this hotel through my employer - which from the photos shown on this website, seemed like a brilliant choice. When I arrived there, I thought there mist have been a mistake... there were windows boarded up, no electricity, very tatty from the outside and in a completely desolate area. I went in to make sure... More 

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3 Thank Kate M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

Even though this hotel is not a 5* and from the outside it doesn't look all to flashy, just wait until you get inside it would just blow you away. The rooms are very clean with new clean towels everyday and bed sheets changed daily. The Hotel reception were very nice and always there for our needs. Pool was good... More 

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3 Thank BrendanG70
Whitehorse, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2010

The place is a dump - the lobby smelled, the swimming pool was 2/3 full of scummy green water (unusable), breakfast was meagre and of poor quality. Ugh! There is a restaurant on site, but it's only open to serve breakfast. We were the only guests and it's obvious why after staying there.

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