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Porto del Sol

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Xemxija Hill, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
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Ranked #6 of 16 hotels in St. Paul's Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013
Prissyy Marsa, Malta
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Marsa, Malta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Went to Porto del Sol for a weekend and I can say it was a wonderfull one with with nice views and excellent service...Would like to specially thank Miss Alexis Meylaq for being so helpfull on our stay there at the Hotel. Will definitely do it again...

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Oost-knollendam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We were end october in Xemxijla and we eat lovely by Porto Del Sol. Very good wine and food, honnest prices. Well it is an Restaurant that has give us every night a good feeling of having a dinner where the Cook was very good.

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Wales
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Porto del Sol combines a very good restaurant on the ground floor with a so-so apartment block above. This review refers only to the apartment which we had for 9 nights and not the restaurant. A point to bear in mind is that the apartment was very reasonably priced, so that in fairness the criticisms I make must be balanced... More

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Jonathan S, Public Relations Manager at Porto del Sol, responded to this review

Dear client, thanks for your input. We are in fact planning on doing some refurbishment and re-painting of the rooms now that the busy season is nearing its end. We will be keeping in mind your suggestions and comments and we will check all the rooms to be more aware of what needs replacing. As regards the 10% discount, we... More

Krakow, Poland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We atayed in this hotel for one week in summer, the hotel was very hot, very load and it is on the main road that allways there was cars, motors..etc. Thr rooms were not clean you could see many many insects in the rooms and in the kitchen. The lift works slowly, in some rooms hot water was litle, tv... More

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Jonathan S, Public Relations Manager at Porto del Sol, responded to this review

Yes indeed the guesthouse is situated on a mainroad and sometimes it may get noisy. The benefit of this however is that you have easy access to the bus stops and a nice view. Some rooms are available with aircondition, and the option to book a room with aircondition at a cost was available. Given that there has been a... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

We have been going to Porto del Sol on our holidays to Malta for many years now, it is a lovely place and the staff and owners feel like friends now. The food is amazing, we recommend the Maltese fish stew (aljotta) and the Beef Olives but everything is really nicely cooked and presented. The view from the restaurant is... More

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Jonathan S, Public Relations Manager at Porto del Sol, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. It is nice to know that Porto Del Sol finds its way into your holiday plans. Looking forward to seeing you again. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I stayed at Porto Del Sol Guesthouse during my visit to Malta at the end of March, and I highly recommend the place. The apartment was lovely, with a fantastic view over Xemxija Bay. My wife and I ate at the restaurant too, and the food was delicious everytime we went, especially the homemade desserts. The staff are very friendly... More

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Jonathan S, Public Relations Manager at Porto del Sol, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments, much appreciated. More

Derby
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I stayed at the Porto del Sol apartments over Christmas and New Year, 2012/2013. The first thing I noticed on arrival was the wonderful view over St Paul's Bay. The studio was on the first floor above the restaurant so the view was probably even better from higher floors. The apartments are comfortably furnished, holiday style, adequate kitchen equipment, beds... More

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Jonathan S, Public Relations Manager at Porto del Sol, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments. I’m sorry for the hot water problem, it was just a geezer which went faulty, and this was replaced soon after you left. In these situations we offer an alternative room to tackle the problem and prevent any inconvenience. Yes, some rooms are now equipped with airconditioners and it is advisable for people to book... More

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

My mother, brother and I went to Malta for a 1 week stay at the Port Azzurro, St Paul's Bay. Porto Del Sol is situated very close by and so we went in there to try the delicacies. We were not disappointed, in fact, it was the highlight of a not so great holiday. It is a family run hotel... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
40 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I went there twice during my stay in Malta. The first evening, we only had drinks at the bar and really liked the nice interior, low price of drinks and friendly staff. We had dinner there on our last night and it was just fantastic. Again, the staff was very friendly and efficient,. The food itself was absolutely gorgeous and... More

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Kent
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We read the reviews on here before going and saw the noise comments but decided to disregard them because we are used to sleeping on a main road. However, we found ourselves waking up literally every hour (probably since the bus stop is directly underneath the rooms and the maltese think nothing of honking a horn at night). We didn't... More

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Additional Information about Porto del Sol

Also Known As:
Porto Del Sol Hotel
Porto Del Sol Hotel St. Paul`s Bay
Porto Del Sol Malta
Address: Xemxija Hill, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > St. Paul's Bay
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 16 hotels in St. Paul's Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto del Sol 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Porto del Sol is located right in the heart of Xemxija Bay, a small seaside town situated between St. Paul's Bay and Mellieha. Porto del Sol offers a selection of 18 spacious holiday units which enjoy clear, unobstructed sea and country views .All apartments are self-catering with a basic kitchenette, complete with a hob, refrigerator, sink, toaster, kettle, cutlery and crockery. Porto Del Sol apartments are situated on the main coast road, which is frequented by buses every ten to fifteen minutes. It is ideally situated for quick access to the most popular summer bays of Ghadira in Mellieha - Malta's largest beach, and Golden Bay (all just about ten minutes by bus). Nightlife, shops and bars can be found in the villages of St. Paul's Bay, Bugibba and Qawra, all within close distance. ... more   less 
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