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Trieq Il Lunzjata / Lunzjata street 01
Trieq Il Lunzjata / Lunzjata street 02
St Dominic's Church at end of Street less than 10 Meters Away
On Right Hand Side of the street are the Historic walls of the Inquisitor Palace
Living Room Upon Entry from front Door.
Living Room
Living Room
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 01
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 02
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 03
Living Room
Kitchen / Dining Room 01
Kitchen / Dining Room 02
Kitchen / Dining Room 03
Kitchen / Dining Room 04
Kitchen / Dining Room 05
Kitchen / Dining Arched Ceiling
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 01
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 02
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 03
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 04
Ensuite @ Main Bedroom on Ground Floor
Yard's Glass Top Ceiling Fitted with lights
Yard's Glass Top Ceiling
Start of Wooden Clad Stairs from Ground Floor.to 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
Outside 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor.
Wooden Clad Stairs Outside 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
2nd Bedroom on1st Floor
2nd Bedroom's En-Suite (Toilet & Basin) & Another Wooden Clad Stairs leading to 2nd Floor Roof Level
Roof Level Landng @ 2nd Floor fitted with Kitchen Sink Cupboard
Out Door Setting on Roof at 2nd Floor
Your Host Alfred Fino
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Townhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta

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Michael F
Nottingham
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed October 25, 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Just spent a month at the Alley, what a house, full of character and a brilliant position in the centre of Birgu. If you want a proper Maltese experience this is the place. The owner Alfie is a great bloke, nothing is to much trouble and any problems he is there straight away. Access into Valletta is so easy and cheap, (if you are a senior 90 cents return,) using the ferry which is only a few minutes walk away.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Oct 27, 2017
Thank you for your Kind words and comments, Glad both of you enjoyed your stay and I will be looking forward to seeing you both again in the future.

Thank you so much for looking after the place and Leaving it spic & span & sparkling Clean, both myself & My helper were impressed..... Thank you ones again.

Look after yourself and take care.

Alfie
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catherine...
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“perfect”
Reviewed September 27, 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Alfie thank you so much the location was wonderful the property lovely public transport and ferry all with in easy reach we are looking at dates to book again as there was so much to see in Malta

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 28, 2017
Thank you all, was Lovely having you all here and very happy to know you enjoyed your stay in Malta. You all be welcomed with open arms.

Thank you so much for leaving the place spotless and well organised, very much appreciated.

Alfie
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deereddra...
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing !”
Reviewed July 24, 2017 for a stay in July 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Literally everything you could possibly need from a holiday rental, All the homely essentials you might possibly need , right down to an umbrella (in case it rains).
Close to fantastic bars and restaurants, quiet street.
Alfred collected us from the airport, gave us a brief tour of area, went for a drink and explained the house thoroughly, everything is also written down as well.
Swimming over the bridge by Fort St Angelo is excellent and quiet, just go careful getting in and out of the slipway. ( avoid black bits!)
For anyone fussy , please remember that the walls are natural and inclined to dust...
Wonderful holiday, thanks to Alfred.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 6, 2017
Thank you for you kind comments nothing is more rewarding than to hear Visitors enjoyed their stay.

Thank you for leaving the place clean and well organised, always appreciated as it makes my life a lot easier.

Keep well and hope to see you in future.

Alfie
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998sue
Wirral, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful traditional house in a perfect location”
Reviewed June 28, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed at Alfie's Place @The Alley with friends for a week from 12th June. We visit Malta every year as we have family there but this time friends asked us to go with them. We knew Birgu would be a good location and we booked Alfie's Place @ The Alley after reading the great reviews on Trip Advisor and were not disappointed. The house is a traditional old Maltese house and just beautiful. It had everything we needed for a stay there although we only ate breakfast there! There was plenty of space for the four of us and the extra toilet was a bonus! Alfie was the perfect host and such a lovely guy. He kept in touch with us before we arrived and whilst we were there. He picked us up from the Airport and took us back and even took us for a drink in a local bar before taking us to the house which was a lovely gesture. Birgu is a fantastic location with plenty of lovely restaurants and bars on the waterfront and in Birgu itself. We enjoyed some fabulous meals all very reasonably priced. The house is only a short walk from the centre and waterfront also the ferry over to Valletta which runs until midnight. We also hired a car for a few days and had no problem parking after obtaining a parking permit from the local council. All in all we had a fabulous week and would not hesitate to recommend Alfie's Place at The Alley. Thank you Alfie we would love to come back

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 30, 2017
Thank you for your write up and kind words. As always it is always a pleasure to hear visitors enjoyed their stay both in Malta and the property itself.

It was also a pleasure meeting you all and would be more than happy to see you again.

Last but not least a big thank you for looking after the place and leaving it neat, tidy & well organised.

Alfie
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blackhawk...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Little gem”
Reviewed June 28, 2017 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This little house was superb as was the owner Alfred who was always on hand if we needed him. After being out all day in the sun it was a pleasure to open the door and walk into the peace of the cool living room. The kitchen was very well kitted out with everything you needed to cook an evening meal - however we ate out in the superb local restaurants. The location of the property in Birgu is in a pretty alley just a 2 minute walk from the square and bus stop and 10 minutes from the ferry. The harbour area is beautiful with stunning views. If you are looking for a 'local' experience with very friendly Maltese people this is definitely the place to be. Thank you Alfred

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jun 30, 2017
Thank you for your kind words and review, as always it is always a pleasure knowing visitors enjoyed the stay both in Malta & the property itself.

It was also a pleasure meeting you and would be delighted to see you again.

Last but not least thank you so much for looking after the place leaving it neat, tidy and all organised.

Alfie
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
johnandma...
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent accomodation in a relaxing, interesting and friendly location.”
Reviewed May 30, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

We have just spent two weeks at 'Alfie's Place @ The Alley and thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is ideal; very traditional but with all necessary 'mod cons', perfect for relaxing, cooking or just as a base. A nice location, very close to Birgu Square which, whilst also very traditional with its small bars, shops and restaurants, is aqlso very close to the waterfront with its new restaurants overlooking the harbour, giving the best of both worlds. Alfie is a great host, very much a local character, cheerful and at all times helpful. The location has great access to Valetta via the ferry and the lift (less than 30 minutes from front door to the top of the lift at Valletta) plus being a good starting point for walks around the Three Cities. Much history and many places of interest with easy walking distance. We WILL return!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 30, 2017
Thank you for such a great write up and kind words. As always its a pleasure to hear you enjoyed your stay in Malta. Mission accomplished for both of us.

From my end it was a pleasure having you here, and want to thank for the looking after the property while in your care and leaving everything well and thoroughly organised .

Alfie
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Reviewed May 7, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 8, 2017
Thank you for your kind words and feed back, it was a pleasure having you all.

Always happy to have you back should you decide to return.

Alfie
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