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“UPGRADED TO HERE FROM CORAL NOT 4*”
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Canifor Hotel
Ranked #13 of 15 Hotels in Qawra
Reviewed September 23, 2009

We upgraded to this hotel from The Coral so anything would be better than that dump which is about a 1* and should never be catering for all inclusive. The accomodation was quite nice, the place and room was clean and our room was bright and airy with a balcony overlooking the pool. The outside pool is very small and there is also an inside pool with jacuzzi and a jacuzzi on the roof. The thing that lets this hotel down is the food which is like school dinners and the same meals (more or less) every night and day. There is one girl who is very rude in the restaraunt her name is Maria and you will be waiting all day to get served a drink if she is there easier to go and get it yourself from the bar outside. One lunch time I ordered Turkey Corden Bleau and was served a large Turkey nugget in breadcrumbs and foul tasting chip VILE! My advice is the hotel is OK but don't go all inclusive. The breakfast is not too bad so B&B would be OK.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 22, 2009

Myself,my mum and my stepdad just got back from staying here for 10 nights.Not sure where all these bad reviews have come from???Yes there are minor issues such as the size of the pool and the lack of fresh fruit but the positives far outweigh the negatives.The rooms were clean and of ample size.The beds are soooo comfy!We went all inclusive and the food was nice and drinks were fine too.The entertainment was not really suited to the younger generation like myself but there were plenty of bars etc not too far from the hotel.The staff were lovely especially Clifton and Graham :).The hotel is in a great location - just a few minutes walk to the seafront and the bus terminus.
Please ignore the bad reviews!!

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 22, 2009

This was our first trip to Malta and we wont be going back!We stayed at the Canifor Hotel for a weeks all inclusive..The food was terrible,roast potatoes and brussel sprouts for dinner with meat and gravy!There was no fruit and no selection of salads.It was like eating school dinners.There were no snacks or ice cream as you'd expect from an all inclusive hotel and if you did have a drink it had to be signed for.Ieven had to sign for a glass of water!
The staff were very unhelpful and didnt want to do anything for us...they even moaned when we got stuck in the lift on our second day there,like it was our fault!They had to prise the doors open to get us out!Our room was clean but we did get told off for using too much hot water!
Now to the pool...whoever took the photo of the pool must have been a magician because on the internet it looked lovely.In reality,it looked like a bird bath.In fact, we paid to go into a lido everyday down the road which was lovely and clean.

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank missh64
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Reviewed September 21, 2009

We have just returned from the Canifor hotel and can only describe the all inclusive package at this hotel as by far the worst I have ever been to. No snacks after 3 in the afternoon. No fresh Juices except with a spirit, food that is inedible at all sittings and a problem with cockroaches and mice in the dining areas. The other down side is a pool area that is in the shade by 12.30pm and the entertainment is a joke (unless you are Maltese, as they take over on a Saturday and Sunday night for the Maltese band).
On the up side the staff are friendly and the rooms are clean and well maintained. I would return to Malta but defiantly not this hotel

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 18, 2009

We paid for a superior delux room non smoking - we got a dirty room with dirty bed linen and gold throws that had all sorts of marks and cigarette burns on them from previous clients. Our bathroom had chipped tiles on the floor and walls. We could write our names on the dust at bedside cabinets. The rugs were never lifted or brushed. Our room had a dirty floor when we arrived and still had the same two dirty marks when we left.
The staff friendliness is something else. In the restaurant the waiter sgo around kicking chairs and slapping tables if you dare ask them anything. They were also very good at lifting your plate away before you were finished.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 14, 2009

We moved here from the Soreda Hotel and it was like paradise compared to that. not a bad hotel at all but there is room for improvement.

  • Stayed: August 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 12, 2009

we stay here for 7 nigths of poor food nil to do at nigth nightlife to said it was dead is not going too far only good thing our room was ok as you get to it you see 4 stars more like - 4 this was our first time on malta and affer this we will not be going back sad as with just a little more thinking about us the persons who pay it would better

  • Stayed: September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Canifor Hotel

Address: Nakkri Road, Qawra, Island of Malta SPB 05, Malta
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Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Qawra
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Qawra
Price Range: $28 - $870 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Canifor Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 170
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Also Known As:
Canifor Hotel Qawra
Canifor Hotel Malta/Qawra
Malta Canifor Hotel
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