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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on my own for five weeks in May-June 2016 while carrying out research for a book. I had a 'superior' apartment to myself with small kitchen/living room, bathroom and bedroom. The manager and staff were very friendly and helpful and I was able to use the free shuttle bus to get to and from the University Library... More 

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Split, Croatia
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22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I feel bad for students who live there whole year. Went there on a one week conference; there were cockroaches in our room, both dead and alive. Times with hot water in a shower were so random and rare. Food was more bad than good, they gave main dish, side dish, salad and fruit all on the same small plastic... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I stayed in there for 8 days in a physics conference. If you're a student, it is bearable, there was no air conditioning but we had fans in our rooms and if we kept the balcony door open at night it would be enough to cool the room. The pool is very nice but there are no supervisors. The food... More 

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Thank ReginaNoctis
Malta
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016

The place is nasty. I stayed there fr 4.5 months. Although it is an EXCELLENT place to make friends and the people are nice....everything there is nasty! Rooms are nasty. There are "cleaners" who come every week to "clean" but nothing ever is clean. In sooo many flats there are literal piles of dust because it is unclean. Kitchens are... More 

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Thank Azani F
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Got there for few days of vacations. No controls or supervisors, no conditioned air, no fresh shower water at afternoon, dirtiness everywhere (bring some cleansers) especially in common areas. Lunch/dinner food are always based on potatoes, rice, chicken and salad. Very bad cuisine quality. Avoid if possible.

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2 Thank Francuccio12
Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I lived here for six months from January until July. Whilst being a great place to make friends the sub standard accommodation and expense (given that I was in a single room paying nearly €500 a month) was unacceptable. The pool was constantly filthy, there were cockroaches everywhere, there was also outside events put on every weekend which residents were... More 

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3 Thank Clairewearing1987
Athens, Greece
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The experience was bad in general. The room we were staying was very dirty as there was a bad smell coming through the window in the bathroom and what is more, we stayed for 10 nights and they only came to clean it and to change towels and sheets once! The food wasn't so good, there weren't a lot of... More 

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5 Thank KonstGR
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I stayed in sharing rooms for 10 months. Find friends easily but then nothing. This place was terrible. 10 months I survived! Especially, manager was horrible to people who thinks he is the best! First it was too expensive for this awful facilities. For a single room prices you can rent a flat in Gzira. I wish I had someone... More 

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4 Thank SukranDelan
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at these apartments which were central for getting all around Malta. We hired a car and had plenty of parking at the hotel. The self catering apartment was huge for two people. Good size pools although the pool didn't have many refreshments.

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1 Thank Lambrini2
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2015

As a student studying for a year in Malta, this place is perfect for socialising and making friends, but that's where the positives end. We had no hot water for over three days in November, our internet was down for two days during the same month, and our oven in our townhouse was broken from the day we arrived. The... More 

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1 Thank Ctm8

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about University Residence

Address: R. Mifsud Bonnici Str. | Lija, Birkirkara, Island of Malta, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Birkirkara
Price Range: €48 - €93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — University Residence 2*
Number of rooms: 180
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“First floor room away from main student rooms.”
  • Bedroom
  • Kitchen/ living room looking out
  • Kitchen/living room
 of 5 bubbles aslaug10, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“just don't.”
 of 5 bubbles white0rabbit, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Post grad room or single apartment best rooms to go for”
 of 5 bubbles Clairewearing1987, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
“it all depends on your budget... they have very nice apartments and on the other hand they have economical ones too”
 of 5 bubbles 118keithg, 24 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Choose a shared post-grad room!”
 of 5 bubbles student492, 16 Nov 2014 | Read review
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