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Porto Azzurro
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ridott Street, Xemxija Bay, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta SPB 15, Malta   |  
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Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in St. Paul's Bay
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“pre-xmas break”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

5th floor apartment overlooking pool spacious and basic kitchen equipment enough for our needs.As always(we have been here regulary) Alexis is helpful to sort out any problems .The catering was poorly managed during our stay of 10 days and the food in the restrauant on offer was a poor choice so we ate out all the time,this needs looking at.However,Malta itself is still a good place for a holiday and this hotel is what you would expect for the 3 star rating

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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Rooms
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Mintlaw, Peterhead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Had a good time as usual in my timeshare apartment. Staff were helpful and as usual Alexis was on hand to welcome me. I unfortunately had a fall and everyone helped to make me comfortable till I was ready to leave. Will be back as soon as I am on my feet again.
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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bolton
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3 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

not the poshest of hotels but I have been several times with my partner s/c and we love it, easy to get everywhere and the staff are so friendly and helpful especially Alexis Malaq, Rachel and Hannah . we are going again in march/april , I just wish the Jacuzzi was fixed , I went in nov 13 with my daughter this time and she loved Malta and is coming with us again in mar/apr

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Malta, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I was very looking forward to my holiday in Malta but I was really disgusted with this hotel. There was a receptionist (woman) and she was swearing all the time even in front of us and always in a bad mood and was not helpful at all. We were given a room not as requested. The room was dirty, bed sheets included. Found a lot of hair on the bed upon arrival. 'jacuzzi' (because it didn't seem like one) didn't work! Told them a couple of times and said they would arrange it, but they didn't. They laughed at our faces and we had to pay full price. There was also a cockroach in the room. really disgusting. I really wish I haven't gone there.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

5 night stay thoroughly enjoyed in August 2013. Hotel situated away from the main touristy areas, but still plenty of facilties available locally. The room was spacious and came as a kitchenette with cooking amenities. The decor was a tad old-fashioned but the room was kept clean. The bathroom occasionally smelt a bit funny, possibly due to a problem with the pipes. Staff very friendly and happy to help at all times. We were able to rent bikes from the hotel's contacts and also arranged a morning of scuba diving through the company sitauted on the lower floor of the hotel. The breakfast was great, with cooked options available. On site shop really handy and well stocked. A really cool bit of shore nearby which was great for snorkelling. Buses really easy to use too, and not too far frm Gozo!! Thoroughly recommended and would return!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Lincolnshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Arrived here on Christmas Eve. Not happy at all. Food evening meals always cold. Well tried to eat but could nt . They were cold supposed to be hot. But cannot get any help. Waitresses do not understand English. And just ignore u.First meal cold sent it back twice and came back still cold. They are not interested.Decided to go self catering but weather bad and no where to actually eat hot meals.Supposed to be getting mercury direct to sort self catering but its actually a nightmare to eat locally. Got soaked 2 times in 1 day . In the middle of nowhere. Boring.Worse holiday in my life. Never again. Hate it.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Portto Azzuro is not the RITZ but it is clean and friendly and as good a place to relax as we found on our travels around the world . We all the stalf so helpfull especially Alexis who went out to sort out any problems .We have stayed at Portto Azzurro 4 tmes and have found it very easy to get to with a direct bus from the aitport to 70 metres from front door (X1)

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Porto Azzurro

Address: Ridott Street, Xemxija Bay, St. Paul's Bay, Island of Malta SPB 15, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > St. Paul's Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in St. Paul's Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Porto Azzurro 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Porto Azzurro Hotel St. Paul`s Bay
Porto Azzurro St Pauls Bay
Porto Azzurro Malta

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