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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We went to Malta to visit family and stayed in villa del porto in Kalkara a lovely little fishing village. The villa was a typical maltese house. The room we had was adequate needs a bit of revamping but clean, the breakfast was very boring the same thing each day no variety, very limited.

Thank carol t
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64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Aldo (think was the proprietors name) welcomed me I went up to a clean room, which was most pleasant with nice views over the harbor of Kalkara. Breakfast was passable. My only down side was road noise (I got woken up by general road noise a few times and more memorably bass cannons at 1am and a scooter with no... More 

Thank 2011_ed_ed
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

The guest house is located in a lovely location in picturesque Maltese village with reasonable transport links (bus, boat) to Valetta. Very friendly staff, good facilities and very clean & spacious rooms. Good wifi connection and great selection of TV channels. We visited in February and the room was very cold with the AC heating unfortunately not working. Very poor... More 

Thank Ana_Cat82
Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The room was somewhat smaller than we initially expected, yet nice, cosy, and clean. The view from our balcony was beautiful. Beds were great and there was a variety of pillows to choose from. Our airconditiong worked fine during our first week, but during the second, it started leaking. It must be said that the hotel owner did everything in... More 

Thank Mark V
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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45 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

small rooms. average breakfast. close its doors at 6pm. if you check in later nobody will give you the room. overpriced for 100 euros per night. the bath was very small with maintenance problems. not recommended.

Thank ejc1234
Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Good: -room was comfortable and daily cleaned, often fresh towels -airconditiong worked well -the main building serves breakfast on the rooftop -very kind and helpfull receptionist (owner ?) Bad: -without information in the booking, we got a room in a second building / extension. There are no photo's or any mention of another building on this or any other website... More 

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Temse, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Situated in Kalkara, next to Birgu (Vittoriosa). Very peaceful part of the city, plenty of history with superb view on the fortifications of Birgu and La Valetta. Int his part of the town there are almost no hotels (there are good restaurants though in nearby Birgu !) but considering the very historical and beautiful setting, this is very strange. We... More 

Thank Lucas V
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This is seemed more like a B & B to me. There were both positives and negatives. 1. Location - If you are relying on buses to get around, it is quite out of the way. It took us about an extra 30/40 minutes to reach Valetta main bus port and then go from there to our destination for the... More 

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Como, Italy
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40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel is in a quiet area in front of a small harbour. The room we were in was small but comfy, clean and with a beautiful view of the harbour. Breakfast on the roof is really nice, even though they don't offer much variety of foods. Staff is very nice and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

One can only echo the previous reviews. Rooms 202 and 302 seem to be the largest with balconies overlooking the harbour. Road noise was not a problem, the AC worked perfectly and the views were magnificent. As we were there at Festa time there were loud bangs, fireworks and brass bands almost 24/7. The hotel was clean and efficiently run... More 

Thank Simon C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Indulge yourself at our newly opened Boutique Guesthouse. With us, you will enjoy the tradition, history and stories of the village of Kalkara. Kalkara is a fishing village in the south of Malta forming part of the picturesque Grand Harbour. Villa del Porto is situated overlooking Kalkara Port, offering genuine warm comfort in truly historic surroundings. The property was first built over 100 years ago and has recently been restored. Villa Del Porto is a relaxing retreat in the heart of Malta easily accessible to all major attractions. All rooms are equipped with all present commodities including cooling and heating air conditioning, mini bar, in-room digital safe, hair drying facility, LCD cable TV, private bath or shower and laundry service. Whilst enjoying ample public car park space, when staying at Villa del Porto, one can hire a car and discover all hidden treasures of the Maltese Islands at leisure. However, for those who would opt for a tour by public bus, the stop is just 50 metres away. Sandy beach, Pharmacy, Bank, Historic sites, Museums, and tennis courts are also situated close by. Cross the Grand Harbour on the traditional Maltese boat and discover Valletta - Malta's Capital City and Unesco's World Heritage Site. Over here one must visit the famous St. John's Cathedral and other places of interest. Valletta is also popular for designer shops and cafes. And for those who would like to enjoy a relaxing holiday, a stroll on the Kalkara Promenade and Vittoriosa Waterfront whilst enjoying a choice of top restaurants, bars and a Casino is definitely not worth a miss. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Del Porto

Address: Marina Street 1, Kalkara, Island of Malta KKR 1521, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Kalkara
Price Range: €43 - €91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Del Porto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room with à view.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms 202 and 302 the best view”
 of 5 bubbles philles94, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are the balcony rooms, my Room was top floor with balcony room 302. not sure of the other room numbers with balcony.”
  • morning view from my balcony
 of 5 bubbles AlexAmericas, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best at ghe ftont of property as they overlook the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles carolt22, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at seaside have a really nice view”
 of 5 bubbles A1722PDmarkv, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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