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Yacht and schooner leaving harbour
Main Bedroom
Balcony view of Upper barracca (Valletta) at night
Lunch at the balcony with a harbour backdrop
Kitchen
Balcony view of Fort St Angelo
Balcony View of Valletta at night
Dining area
Balcony view of Grand harbour
Living area 2
Living Area
Living area 2
Grand harbour balcony view - 1
Balcony View of Vittoriosa
Balcony View of Valletta - 2
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Senglea, Island of Malta

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Fluffywow...
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Best holiday ever”
Reviewed May 22, 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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This place is amazing and a must if you are planning to stay in Malta. On the waters edge with a fantastic view. The apartment is spacious and well equipped with everything you could need for your stay. the pictures do not do it justice it is even better once you step through the door. Having a lift was an absolute bonus. There are 2 entrances one taking you down to the marina with local restaurants, street bars and the water taxi to Valetta. The other taking you up to a range of small shops 3 or 4 general stores a fruit and veg shop, butchers, chemist and even a hair dresser also the bus terminus where the bus leaves for Valetta every 20 mins. Although in a residential area you miss out on nothing except the street hawkers trying to sell you boat trips every 20 yards! The public transport is very good and runs frequently the links are great during the summer months the water taxi also runs until fairly late you are not isolated being in the south of the Island
Joe and his family are very friendly and are on hand if you need information or help but at the same time leave you to your own devices and are not in your face.
Would I recommend this apartment to a friend most definitely do I wish Joe continued success absolutely however if I recommend it too highly it might be already booked up when I want to book it again!
Thank you Joe we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Liked least: Going home
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Danila B
Cassino
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent Experience”
Reviewed December 8, 2015 for a stay in December 2015
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The apartment was top for everything, location, wifi, Sat Television, lift, comfort and spectacular view. If you want to visit an historical part of Malta stay in Senglea. It is not a touristic area, local people live here and they are friendly, willing to chat and help you.
The food at the local restaurant is unexpensive and good. Local groceries everywhere in the Old town, in the central Victory Street. If you like to find a supermerket or larger shops, take the local bus n.1 for 1.50 euros from the old town to Paola, only 10 minutes away.
The owner Joe Duca is very helpful and will do anything to make your stay comfortable and unique; Prices are more reasonable in Senglea than Valletta for everything. Senglea is historical and the people are simply wonderful. If I come again in Malta I will stay here again. I can't recommend the apartment and the location highly enough!

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Traveling group: Extended Family
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Rosie T
Derby, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
253 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Simply Stunning... I was reluctant to leave that view !”
Reviewed October 30, 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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From the start to the end I have nothing but good things to say about Joseph's apartment !
The location... A stones throw away from Valletta with a good selection of bars and restaurants within 15/20 mins walk, the ferry to valletta (10 € for a weeks ticket) 15/20 mins walk away), sea front location with what must be one of the best views ever... People watching... Boat watching heaven from the large balcony.

The apartment... Clean, spacious and comfortable.. Quirky as many Maltese properties can be with internal windows but so quiet at night.. Firm beds.. And again the view... Can't pass without again mentioning the view..

The service.. Joseph is an excellent host, prompt during the booking process arranging transfers etc and providing some basics in the fridge for arrival and solving any problems during the stay !

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Glazed internal doors ( I'm a light sleeper and like a dark bedroom)
Traveling group: Teenagers
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Peter L
Gosport, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Fantastic views”
Reviewed October 14, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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We stayed in this Fantastic Apartment overlooking the Grand Harbour our host was Joe Duca and we hired his Apartment through Owners Direct.
We arranged transportation to and from the Airport through Mr Duca and he was there to greet us on arrival.
The Apartment had everything you wanted and more, it was better than being in a hotel and had fantastic views overlooking the harbour we spent most nights sitting out on the balcony with a nice glass of wine.
Would love to come back especially to this apartment.

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Liked best: Views and location + high standard apartment
Liked least: There were no faults.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Kathy L
Orillia, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect apartment with balcony view of harbour”
Reviewed September 5, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We stayed with friends and loved this apartment. Everything you need, air conditioning in bedrooms (Malta is hot in August) a lovely balcony with sweeping views of the harbour and Valetta

Traveling group: Friends
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Darren B
Llanelli, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great location and views over the harbour”
Reviewed July 31, 2015 for a stay in July 2015
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Arrived on a Saturday lunchtime and met by pre-arranged transport from the airport which was helpful (25 euros) so easy to get to the place. Eventually found a person from a lower flat who gave us some keys and said it would be ready after 2pm so went for a look around Senglea. Several restaurants and bars along the harbourside so places to eat and drink nearby.
When we got into the appartment we found it clean and spacious. Eventually worked out how to get hot water but not how to get anything watchable on TV/satellite.
Bread/milk/spread provided in fridge was welcome and the balcony views were terrific. WiFi worked fine and threre are a couple of small 'corner shops' up behind the appartment but opening hours are limited i.e. they aren't open when you'd like them to be!
Do make sure the automated garage door (street level entrance) is closed each time you come in/go out.
Peugeot 405 saloon 1.9 diesels seem to be the weapon of choice for the local boy racer ejits who rev up and down on the road outside with stereos blasting - seems to be a race track between the speed humps here... about 80m apart - performance consists of foot on the floor, diesel clatter and black smoke, up to 50KmPH then brake hard to take the next speed bump at 0.03Km per hour.... still don't understand the allure of the 405 in 1.9 diesel spec though. Also right outside seems to be the 3 point turn mecca on the island - lost count of the number of cars that drove up, stopped outside and did a u-e and drove off again.
Overall a great appartment with the benefit of air con which you need in July.

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Liked best: Views
Liked least: Cisk lager and the Enchante restaurant
Traveling group: Teenagers
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bookie1
tweed heads
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent location, view over harbour great”
Reviewed June 28, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We stayed at this appartment recently with my husband, my sister and brother in law, Joseph was waiting to welcome us on arrival and answer any questions, Joseph also left bread, butter, milk etc in fridge to get us through the first night which was very welcome as we arrived at 9pm. Appartment very clean and had everything we needed. We spent many times enjoying the view from the patio looking over the harbour, and it was so easy to go where ever we wanted ,had a great time in Malta.

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Liked best: Location and view from patio
Liked least: Maybe could use better pillows in second bedroom
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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