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Valletta is 7 min walk away apartment

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights

Description

Floriana Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment in Floriana, Nr. Valletta, Malta, Malta-Gozo - Safe and central yet peacful location just 7 min walk away from the capital city Valletta

Experience the Maltese way of life in this lovely corner, cosy, ground floor Maisonette which is just a few minutes walk away from the historic capital city Valletta and the main bus terminus. This is a typical Maltese dwelling and is furnished as such. It is spacious and very well kept. It has a private entrance , large air conditioned sitting room and a separate well equipped kitchen/dining room. Two air conditioned Bedrooms, a bathroom, a shower/toilet and a small yard. Sleeps 10- Main bedroom with double bed, another bedroom with 4 single beds and 2 comfortable sofa beds in the living room.

Whilst it is situated in a typical quite and safe Maltese neighbourhood it is at the same time in a unique location, right upon the fortifications built by the knights of St. John overlooking Malta's Grand Harbour. Enjoy pleasant strolls in the quite nearby public garden whilst enjoying breath taking views of Grand Harbour or else walk for a few minutes more to end up in Valletta- The European Capital City for Culture 2018 which is also a World Heritage Site. It is equally easy to get the ferry to cross the Grand Harbour to reach the 3 cities which are also a must when one is visiting Malta. A children's playground can also be reached within a few minutes. Combine the above to the fact the main bus terminal is just a few minutes away and that all buses pass from Floriana and one can easily come to the conclusion that strategically Floriana is one of the best places to stay at when visiting Malta. Floriana itself hosts numerous events throughout the year such as the Carnival Parade, the Isle of MTV concert, Firework Festivals and more.

The apartment is at ground floor level. The entire apartment and yard are accessible to the guest

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Anna Mockridge
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2016
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About Anna Mockridge

My name is Anna, married and have 3 children. I work as a Learning Support Assistant. I love travelling and meeting people.

Anna Mockridge purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Anna Mockridge chose Malta

The apartment is situated in a very ideal location for bringing up a family, quite and safe neighbourhood, close to all amenities with access to public garden and spaces.

It used to be our home but then became too small when as the family got bigger. We still take care of it as it were still our home and it does give a homely feeling to those who stay.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is at ground floor level whilst the vast majority of dwellings in Floriana and Valletta are flats with stairs. Enjoys private entrance. Pay per use Aircondition is also available. This corner property is cosy and enjoys natural light.

Reviews

Valletta is 7 min walk away apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Home from Home in a Great Location !

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous traditional Maltese ground floor apartment with everything you need. Patrick met us at the airport & gave us a quick tour & general info guide on the way, & Anna was waiting on arrival. The photos really don't do this large apartment justice, and there is so much space. The location is perfect, & you can be right in the centre of Valletta in less than 10 minutes by simply walking through the bus terminal. The Waterfront is fabulous with Shops & Restaurants & less than 5 minutes walk away. On our second day we woke up to find 3 large cruise liners on the other side of the wall right outside the apartment, where you can sit in the communal garden area to relax at any time. Very clean apartment run by a lovely friendly couple, excellent value for money and would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great base for Malta

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for a week in February. We stayed as a couple, but there's plenty of room for 4, with 2 good bedrooms and bathrooms. It's a clean, comfortable flat and in a very good location from which to explore Malta. 10 minutes pleasant walk gets you into Valletta proper, and a little less than that to the central bus station, from where you can pick up buses to all island locations. You can also reach the nearer bus stops within 5 minutes walk. I wouldn't recommend hiring a car, as the driving seems chaotic to the visitor, and the bus service is pretty good, fun and very cheap.

Floriana itself is a quiet, mainly residential area, and has a selection of quirky local shops, where they manage to cram everything you can want into a very small space, at reasonable prices. Right outside the flat you can look down onto the whole Valletta dock area - always something to see. We even got a little February sunshine to sit on a bench, have a drink and watch things!

The owners are extremely helpful and friendly, and the flat is stocked with a comprehensive range of tourist information about Malta and Gozo. We even got picked up at the airport and driven to the flat. Communication prior to the holiday was good.

We thoroughly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Map

Car: not necessary

Coast/Beach:

The nearest rocky beach is Ta Xbiex 10 min away by bus. The nearest sandy beaches would be St Julians and Pretty Bay. One of the advantages of a small island is that very little time is spent travelling.

Travel:

Malta International Airport is 6km away.

Distances:

Valletta the capital is very close by just 7 min walk away.This property is found 15 minutes by bus from the main shopping area and swimming areas of Sliema. St Julians and Paceville are 30 min away.It takes 25 minutes bus to reach the old capital Mdina and Roman Villa in Rabat. 35 minutes bus to prehistoric temples. 40 minutes bus to the sandy beaches of Mellieha. 45 minutes bus to the Cirkewwa port leading to the island of Gozo.

Further Details:

In Floriana one can find small shops for everyday needs and also cafes. At short walking distance and within the area one finds an ATM and a bank, doctor's clinic, stationery and post office. There is also a traditional local baker from where you can buy freshly baked Maltese bread or ftira. The waterfront is within walking distance where you can dine whilst enjoying the magnificent grand harbour views.

Rates & Availability

Floriana Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov- Dec 2016
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$43
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$59
 
 
Jan/Feb 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$37
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Mar/April 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$57
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest
 
May/June 2017
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$64
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
July/Aug/ Sept 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$91
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$73
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
November 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$59
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
December 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
$59
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Festive season 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
$75
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$32
$224
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $32

Booking Notes:
A booking requires a 40% deposit and the balance is to be paid on arrival. Payment can be made through paypal or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Very flexible change over days. Check in after 3pm, Checkout time: 11am.


Notes on prices:
Quoted prices are for 4 persons. Additional guests are charged at £10 per person per night. Price INCLUDES water and electricity consumption, cable TV and Wi-Fi internet fresh linen and towels. A cleaning fee of 20GBP applies.
Long lets also available, rates upon request from owner with a monthly rate, in such case utilities will not be included in the rate.

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Amenities

Floriana Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • Bathrooms The flat has a bathroom with wash hand basin and toilet and a shower room with a standing shower , wash hand basin and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: The apartment can accommodate up to 10 persons Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms: Fresh linen is provided weekly Bedroom 1 : airconditioned with1 double bed Bedroom 2 : airconditioned with 2 single beds plus 2 sofa beds in the spacious land air- conditioned iving room for an additional 4 persons. Another 2 single beds can be set up in any of the bedrooms to accomodate a total of 10 persons. A baby cot is available on request at no extra charge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Notes:
Utility Room: Washing machine, clothes horse, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are included and they are changed weekly. During short stays, house is cleaned before and after each occupancy. For stays longer than a week, linen and towels are changed and house is cleaned if occupant wishes so. Other: There is also a small yard/patio

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