House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Knights Quarter: Stylish & comfortable holiday accommodation in a charming district of Malta; rich in culture and history.
- Sleeps 4 (extra cot for young child possible)
- 2 double bedrooms with private balconies
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Private roof terrace with spectacular views
- 2 WC
- Large walk-in shower
- Lounge area
- Dining Room
- Washing machine + tumble dryer
- TV + Cable
- DVD + DVD library
- Weighing scales
- Hair dryer
- Converter plugs
- Tourist information
- International books
- Fire fighting equipment, smoke detectors, first aid kits
Local amenities within walking distance
- Small convenience stores
- Fish 'hawker' calls twice a week
- Hawkers with fresh local produce visit the street
- Dive shop
- Yacht chandlers
- (Wine) bars and restaurants
- Water taxis
- Hop on / hop off tourist bus
- Public transport terminal
- Cruise liner terminal
All linen and towels are provided.
We live around the corner and are available to assist you 24/7.
The Knights Quarter is a fresh, modern space, and we'd like to keep it that way for all of our guests. Therefore, The Knights Quarter is strictly non-smoking.
We can arrange everything for you, from airport pick up to all your shopping needs, excursions and more – allowing you to spend your precious time as you wish. Prices start from 350 Euros a week! Please email us for enquiries and bookings.
The Knights Quarter is situated on the medieval Triq Gilormu Cassar, one of the most picturesque and photographed streets of Birgu. In early 2012, the house underwent a complete restoration and redecoration, giving the history and character of the building a fresh, modern air.
In a quiet, central locale, The Knights Quarter is just a few moments away from all local amenities and boasts stunning views overlooking the waterfront. With all the comforts and fixtures of home, the house is the perfect location to relax, dine or just watch the world go by.
On the ground floor you will find a comfortable lounge area, complete with a large sofa, TV, DVD player/library, board games and a range of books about Malta. Adjacent to the lounge are a dining table and a well outfitted pantry with tea and coffee making facilities, which provide a cosy space for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
A traditional spiral staircase takes you to the first floor. A large dressing room, complete with wardrobe, adjoins a spacious and high-ceilinged bedroom. This wooden-beamed first bedroom is home to a wrought iron double bed and your own private balcony, which is ideal for enjoying a quiet cup of tea or coffee in the morning.
Following the Maltese stone staircase you pass the WC and then the bathroom. The bathroom has a large walk-in shower, a second toilet and wash basin.
The second floor contains not only the second bedroom, but a fully equipped kitchen too. The twin bedroom can be made up to your requirement: either as two singles or as a double. The room has all the comfort you need and also enjoys a private balcony overlooking the quaint street. Just sit, relax and enjoy the silence at night or the city life during the day.
The kitchen has all you need to produce a five star meal: a full oven and cooker, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and more. The large fridge will make sure you can stock up properly on cold beer and wine to enjoy on the roof terrace.
As you leave the kitchen you enter the private roof terrace. Boasting incredible sights, the terrace allows you to relax in comfort and take in a panoramic view of Birgu, from the Grand Harbour and breakwater to the domes and grand churches of the medieval city.
The stylish and tasteful interior is designed by Jessica Slik, who was also in charge of the design of the award-winning Palazzo Vittoriosa, the five star boutique accommodation in Birgu. Her eye for detail, comfort and design guarantees that you will enjoy a great and comfortable stay in the Knights Quarter.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The house does has Airconditioning on the top floor only. All (other) rooms have ventilators / fans.
If you have difficulties with walking steps, we advice you to have a look our other house just around the corner: The Red House.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Rinella Bay 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bus X7 direct to Vittoriosa 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The Island of Malta region
Birgu / Vittoriosa is the main city of southern Malta. Small, historical, traditional, yet all modern facilities like shops (local, not supermarket chains), restaurants, bars, public transport, museums, churches: all things that make a holiday destination complete and authentic.
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21 Aug 2014
"What a find!"
We found this place by chance on the Internet and it is every bit as good as it claims - comfortable, well equipped, in a historic and picturesque location, and close to good restaurants, the ferry to… More
22 Dec 2013
"What a Perfect Location & Value Priced"
I stayed a week and this house with my older sister and loved the easy access to buses, walking and the water taxi. The neighborhood with limestone alleys was so scenic and the Maltese took excellent … More
28 Aug 2013
"Hidden treasure in a historical neighbourhood"
I found "Knights' Quarters" almost accidentally. After failing to find any decent accommodation in Valetta or Sliema, I extended my search to Birgu (Vittoriosa). This turned out to be a… More
19 Jun 2013
"Delightful traditional house redesigned for today in glorious area"
Both Birgu and the house itself epitomise a lot of what is special about Malta - beauty and tranquillity in a living 'village'. A lot of care and attention had been put into turning this tra… More
5 May 2013
"The true heart of Birgu"
This is our favorite place to stay in Birgu. We've been here several times and stayed here twice, plus we are returning in October this year. Very friendly and helpful owners, Jessica and Remco… More
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