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Canifor Hotel

Nakkri Road, Qawra, Island of Malta SPB 05, Malta
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Ranked #10 of 17 Hotels in Qawra
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is only a 2 star never a 4 star it he rooms were not very clean the pools were very dirty we were there 3 weeks and no one cleaned the pools at reception some of the staff were very rude some times you could not get in to watch the entertainment as it was full of locals... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Canifor is NOT a 4 star hotel as advertised. At best it is 2.5 star. It is falsely advertised. It is in dire need of refurbishment in every way. I suspect it was 4 star when it first opened, but not any more. The Foyer is lovely We found the staff excellent with the exception of the manager who spoke... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thanks for your feedback. The hotel is not falsely advertised. It is actually rated 4 star bronze and this is certified by the Malta Tourism Authority which perform several inspections during the year. We apologize if nothing was good enough for you. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do Not go to this hotel if you are not under 65, expect English style four star service and want freshly cooked breakfast with eggs that are not like rubber and do not bounce! In a four star hotel you should expect to be waited on at breakfast, but this was like a school/old 1970's style YMCA free for all...... More 

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Mborda2014, General Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. In Winter time the hotel has more elderly English pensioners meanwhile during Summer we get a mixed generation of citizens. Our rates are very low and for the price one pays, we offer a very good value for money. Our staff are courteous towards our guests and sometimes... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here in February, the room was ok but the plumbing needs an overhaul, went to wash my face and there was only a dribble of water when they came to fix it , it was blocked with gunge . The shower was a hosepipe from tap to shower head the water spurted over the top of the curtain .... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your contribution. We are sorry to hear that you had some maintenance issues in the room but as already explained by our maintenance staff, since the room allocated you were allocated in was on a high floor, water pressure is not that not that high. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Returned home Saturday, 18th April, after spending a month H/B, tried my best to be objective but gave up trying to find fault with this hotel and found it easier to do psychological profiles on the few people who chose to complain. Let me assure you I don't dip bins for food nor do I live rough but I can... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your contribution and we are certainly overwhelmed by your positive feedback. We look forward to host you once more at the Canifor for your future trips to Malta! More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Short holiday in February. Hotel need refurbishment, bathroom not clean properly. 4* is way too much. Not much food choice. Age average around 65-75. Planning to visit Malta again but for sure not Hotel Canifor!

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We our sorry to hear that we haven't met your expectations. In winter seasons we're most likely to have people who are pensioners meanwhile in Summer we do have a mixed generation of citizens. We apologize if somethings were not up to your standard More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just stayed for a week at the canifor and after reading the reviews was very apprehensive.There was definitely no need to be the room was clean and a lot bigger than expected we thought they had given us the wrong room. This has to be the first hotel abroad I have ever stayed in with hot water which... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and on behalf of the company we thank you for your positive review. We look forward to be of service to you once more for your future trips to Malta. Regards More 

Essex, UK
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception is clean and open, staff were OK. We eventually found our room, signage wasn't too clear. Room was basic, fairly clean, quiet dated and worn in some places. Still, bed was comfy, warm shower and not much noise (except crying baby next door on last couple of nights). Breakfast wasn't as bad as I was expecting (looking at other... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. The person who entered to your room was not a robber,but one of the maintenance personnel who is going through all the rooms to check which bathroom ceiling needs renovation. We are currently doing refurbishing into the rooms. Only the management, housekeeping and maintenance have master keys to open all hotel room doors.... More 

plymouth
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well having read the reviews on this hotel before we went I was really really surprised at what people were complaining at. The rooms were basic, but clean, clean towels every day, chambermaid service every day, and a very pleasant lady we had at that. People were moaning at the food, well if you want burger and chips then DON'T... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We would like to thank you for your positive comments and we appreciate that you've our business once again. We look forward to welcome you again to hotel, meanwhile we extend our best regards. More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has one good review and the manager says that proves that all the negative reviews are lies and there's even people saying 'Ignore the negative reviews'...What???? Go back in the middle of summer and come back and tell me that. Are we making it up? Was our holiday not ruined by hundreds of out of control students?? Did... More 

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Mborda2014, Manager at Canifor Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks for taking the time the review our property. We are definitely not the Ritz and we never claim to be perfect, but we have returning customers year after year. Our rates are very low and considering the price one pays to stay over here it's more than a good value for money. We apologize for any incidents... More 

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