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Stepping out From 'Alfie's Place' & Looking Down the Street
Alfie's Place - Gilormu Cassar Steeet By Candle Light (2nd Week End of October)
Alfie's Place In The Most photographed Street
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2nd Bedroom
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Your Host - Alfred Fino
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta

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Asgeir D
Oslo, Norway
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent stay in a very charming and historical neighborhood - Alfie is a great host”
Reviewed 22 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Me and my friend stayed 3 nights at Alfies place.

We really loved the Birgu neighborhood and Alfies apartment, an unique and authentic historical experience. You get close to the local Maltese way of life. Very relaxing and laidback.

Alfie is a very reliable and fun guy. He gave us a good introduction to the neighborhood and was very helpful.

Great value! I'd recommend it to friends.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Aug 2014
Thank you so much, was great having you and sure hope to see you again.
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jackie g
borehamwood
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Wonderful Maltese Experience”
Reviewed 6 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Alfred our host could' not have been more helpful.He collected us assisted us with our luggage and even stocked the fridge and at the end of our stay he took us back to the airport.
The house itself was a beautiful traditional Maltese property.Downstairs there is a kitchen dining area and spacious modern shower room with a washing machine. Up a beautiful stone staircase fitted with a gate at the top should you require it for safety reasons, you come to two lovely bedrooms 1 twin and 1 double with a small balcony both very comfortable and providing everything you need. The house is very well equipped and the host is always on hand should you require any assistance.
Alfie's place is located in a quaint street up some steps but the pics are misleading they are very wide Maltese steps making them extremely easy to climb. It's very near to the main square where you can find anything you may need. There is a variety of stores and also a collection of bars and cafe's. Around the corner from the square you find the Marina and Grand Harbour where you can catch the ferry to Valletta.
The local sandy beach is a ten minute bus ride away or you can swim off the quay if you prefer..
If you want to experience the real Malta BIrgu/Vittoriosa is a must. The Maltese people are so friendly and they cannot do enough to make you feel welcome. From neighbours,staff in the bars restaurants to just people you pass in the street there is always a friendly greeting..

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Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Jul 2014
Thank you so much was extremely happy to have you and hope see you again in the future. Also a Big thank you for leaving the Place spotless, much appreciated,
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JoJohn201...
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Relaxing stay”
Reviewed 9 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We had a lovely break in Malta; Alfie's place is perfectly located on a beautiful quiet street in the heart of Birgu, close to the bus stop and the three cities ferry terminal in Bormla, as well as shops, bars and restaurants. Alfie's place is well-equipped, clean, well-presented, full of character, and Alfie himself is very helpful, generous, professional and thoughtful. Perfect break in magical place, thanks to Alfie!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
17 Jun 2014
Great you enjoyed your Stay and the Break, was lovely having you and hope to see you again soon. Alfie
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clerald
Dublin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed 2 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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people found this review helpful

Just back from a week spent in lovely Birgu. Alfie's place was very comfortable, well-equipped and convenient, and only a couple of minutes from the main square with some nice places to eat and drink. It also made an ideal base for exploring Malta, as it's easy to get to Valetta either by bus or with the small 'three cities' ferry. Alfie was a friendly and helpful host who really went out of his way to make us feel welcome :)
Highly recommended.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Jun 2014
Thanks Claire, Great to know you enjoyed the stay and was lovely to having you.
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murilix
Sao Paulo, SP
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Charming, well located and reasonably priced”
Reviewed 24 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Stayed at Alfie's place during a week in May.

Location is excellent, a close walk to Birgu's central square, to the Harbour/Maritime Museum and to the bus stop, where you can go pretty much everywhere in Malta by commuting at the central bus terminal outside Valletta.

The house itself is charming, as one can see by the photos. Certainly an authentic Maltese experience for those interested in the cultural/historical side of things.

Alfie is an excellent host, was on time to meet us at the airport and gave us a nice introduction to Birgu. Plenty of useful tourist information, leaflets, guides, etc., inside the house and excellent wifi. Also, the Birgu City Council is just a few steps away fo getting a parking permit if a car is hired.

All in all, a great property in an excellent and authentic location well off the beaten path and a very reasonable price. Will be back many times. Thanks, Alfie!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 May 2014
Glad you enjoyed your stay, lovely having you and certainly hope to see you again in the near future.
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