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Alfie's Place House

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 5 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

19th March 2014 Before you start reading About "Alfie's Place" be good to know that I just Listed another delightful Property "Alfie's Place @The Alley" ID 6246964 in the same area. “Alfie Place” is situated in a stepped lane “Triq Gilormu Cassar” in the urban conservation area of the Medieval city of Vittoriosa also Known as Birgu which takes you back in time to the 15th Century. “Triq Gilormu Cassar” is probably the most photographed street and it's a must Show with Tourist Guides, It's a very quite street, Traffic free and only minutes by walk from all amenities."Alfie's Place" is set on two floors. At ground floor level one finds a Beautifully set Eat in Kitchen with modern lightnings where the Historic walls meet the modern lights and paintings. Adjacent is Beautiful, Bright and Modern Bathroom, consisting of a WC, Large Basin & Mirror, Shaver Unit and a Large Double walk In Glass Shower.A masonry staircase leads on to

19th March 2014 Before you start reading About "Alfie's Place" be good to know that I just Listed another delightful Property "Alfie's Place @The Alley" ID 6246964 in the same area. “Alfie Place” is situated in a stepped lane “Triq Gilormu Cassar” in the urban conservation area of the Medieval city of Vittoriosa also Known as Birgu which takes you back in time to the 15th Century. “Triq Gilormu Cassar” is probably the most photographed street and it's a must Show with Tourist Guides, It's a very quite street, Traffic free and only minutes by walk from all amenities."Alfie's Place" is set on two floors. At ground floor level one finds a Beautifully set Eat in Kitchen with modern lightnings where the Historic walls meet the modern lights and paintings. Adjacent is Beautiful, Bright and Modern Bathroom, consisting of a WC, Large Basin & Mirror, Shaver Unit and a Large Double walk In Glass Shower.A masonry staircase leads on to the first floor level where you find the Two Bedrooms separated by a small hallway.The main Bedroom is nicely set for a double Bed with Two Lounge Chairs, TV and a Balcony. The Exposed Historic Walls, Beams, Paintings, Curtains together with some very modern Lights will set the mood for the night.The 2nd Bedroom has a small Window and is set up for two Single Beds, once again the walls and masonry Ceiling are exposed and set with modern lights. The Arched Ceiling and its architecture make this room so charming and so easy to fall in love with,All rooms are facing the facade of the building.

Location description from owner

The Island of Malta region

Malta is an Island rich in History and culture which dates back thousands of years back. There is no language barriers in Malta as most Maltese speaks English and Italian fluently.The Mediterranean Climate and the sun makes it one relaxing holiday, The sun in Malta shines right through winter although with a cool breeze at time.

Birgu (Vittoriosa)

Vittoriosa / Birgu is part of the Three Ancient cities sating Back to the 15th Century, It's Jewel is Fort St Angelo where the knights held back the Turks from invading the Island. Must see Events in Vittoriosa / Birgu Calendar:1. Good Friday: A possession with full size statues 2. Easter Sunday (Mornings): A must see where the locals run the streets with a statue signifying the resurrection of Jeasur Christ.3. Between the 6th and 11th August - Where the locals celebrates the life of St. Lawrence.4. Last Sunday of August - Some Locals also Celebrates the life of St. Dominic's.5. 8th September Victory Day: When the Knights defeated The invasion of the Turks and is celebrated with a regatta in the Grand Harbour6. Second week of October is BirguFest:: This is when the City switches off its street lights and lights the city with Candle Light, among a huge selection of Cuisine and entertainment.Other Events:1. Sunday mornings - re-enactments of the Inguardia2. Tuesday Mornings – A Larger Market is set on the outskirts of the city.3. Saturday Mornings - Vegetable market4. Car Boot Sales – Where some old & hard to find items can be found5. 31st March - Freedom Day - Regatta

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:02:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Alfred F
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
24 Aug 2016

Languages spoken: English


This House has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Mar 2014. Located in Island of Malta, it has 72 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £182.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Aug 2016.

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“Wonderful”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2016

Everything that has been said on the reviews are true. Wonderful little house in the old town of Birgu. Alfie was a very friendly,helpful and knowledgeable host.who had even gone to the trouble of putting up a Christmas Tree for our stay with a lovely gift wrapped for us.. The house its self is exactly as per the pictures shown. Small but full of character and history. The stone stairs,flagged floor and beams gave us the place a real sense of history which fits very well in Birgu. There is enough equipment to cook a full meal (we did a full uk christmas lunch), but there are plenty of bars and restaurants in the square or waterfront if you want to eat out. Make the effort to cross the bridge over the water and visit the restaurants at senglea - il hnejja being our favourite. Christmas in Birgu and Valletta was wonderful. We bought the weekly pass on the ferry to cross two and from birgu/valletta but also used the buses to come back - they are a little haphazard with their timetable at the moment due to a new company taking over - but cheap enough. Make time to visit Paola just 15 mins walk from Birgu or 5 mns on the bus - bustling little town with some very interesting neolithic tombs to visit. Would recommend this property with no hesitation at all. Well done Alfie for making our stay in Birgu so pleasant. Tanya & Marc x

It was a pleasure meeting you both, such a lovely Couple with big smiles and hearts. I sure hope I have the pleasure of meeting you again. Day after your departure it was Dark, wet & Windy but been sunny again all week :) Last but not least Better Luck on the football side with Manchester City :)

“Fantástico”

Reviewed 31 Oct 2015

Totalmente recomendable, casa muy bien situadada 15 min de La Valletta en ferry, en una ciudad pintoresca y con encanto, casa perfecta con todo lo necesario, Alfred el propietario un 10.

Thank you so much, I used Google to translate the review and very happy with it. I am also very happy with the way you look after the place and the cleanliness you left. Thank you again. Say Hello to your wife for me and look fwd to see you both again in the future. Alfie

“Terrific value, fantastic host”

Reviewed 21 Oct 2015

Chose this place based on the previous reviews and was not disappointed. Alfie is responsive, efficient and excellent company. He picked us up from the airport in his van and treated us to drinks before bringing us to the apartment. You could not hope for better concierge service at a 5-star hotel. We were briefed on the peculiarities of the apartment (coin-operated electricity and safety gate at the top of the stairs!), very useful telephone numbers and local information as well as advice on things to see and do. The starter pack of essential foods was great considering we arrived at night and needed breakfast things. The apartment is a piece of living history - especially when we found out that it's actually Alfie's childhood home. Some toiletries and towels are available but if you are finicky about things like that, of course bring your own. Bedrooms need to be accessed by stairs, for those with limited mobility. Hot water is reliable. Wifi is excellent, but for cell service, you may have to step out into the street. And there are no secrets on the street! Sound carries a lot, so you can keep track of the comings and goings of the neighbours. I didn't find this a problem - all part of the experience of living in a community space instead of a tourist resort - but if you are particularly jumpy at unfamiliar noises, this will be a consideration. Having said that, it is a civilized neighbourhood, so it is very quiet at night. The location is excellent - off the town square, a short walk to the bus-stop and ferry terminal for access to Valletta and the rest of Malta. Of course you are in the heart of the three cities, where you can easily explore the wealth of history and scenery surrounding the Grand Harbour on foot. There are several eateries and convenience stores nearby, though the latter will mostly be closed on Sundays. At the end of our stay, Alfie dropped us off at the airport with a parting gift of almond biscuits. If you are looking for a resort-style luxury accommodation, look elsewhere. For amazing value, a gorgeous and strategic location, a taste of local life and a warm and caring host, Alfie's place is hard to beat. Thanks for everything, Alfie, and hope we get a chance to visit again.

Thank you so much for such a great review and a detailed one Indeed. It was absolutely lovely having you and will certainly love to see you again. What matters most to me is that my visitors go back with a relaxing memory and I am so glad Both you and Mum did. Alfie

“Exactly as it says on the tin”

Reviewed 12 Oct 2015

Alfie is a great host. His place is charming and in a great spot. Can't fault it at any level. 10 marks out of 10

Thanks mate, and it was a pleasure to haqve you and your family. Hope to see you again in the future, Alfie

“Excellent”

Reviewed 22 Aug 2015

We had a lovely time in Alfie's Place.Alfie was the perfect host he picked us up and gave us a small tour of Birgu, showed us where to get ferry and bus.He had bread, cheese, ham and milk in fridge for us on arrival. The apartment is in a beautiful street close to cafes and transport. The locals were friendly and made us feel welcome. Would highly recommend for an authentic Maltese experience. Thanks Alfie for a wonderful time

Thank was lovely meeting you all, A very happy, Pleasant and Lovely family. Hope to see you again one day. Alfie

“...I like it...”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2015

...very good apartment, nice location, near bus stop, clean, very nice and helpful owner...quiet and peaceful small town...very good restaurant within easy reach...I recommend...

Thank you for your feedback and so glad you enjoyed your stay in Malta. Hope to see you again and enjoy your travelling adventures.

“nice people & nice place”

Reviewed 2 Oct 2014

The place in Vittoriosa (Birgu) is wonderful and people are friendly and welcoming. The house is in a little street in the town centre and is really comfortable.

Thank you for the feedback and was lovely having you both.

“Perfect host, wonderful location”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2014

Me and my husband stayed in Alfie's place for 5 nights at the beginning of August. Alfie is more than a perfect host: he picked us up from the airport, showed us the surroundings and even recommended us a couple of restaurants really nice. His wonderful apartment is close to everything: ferry to Valletta, the bus station, really nice restaurants, stores. It is situated 3 minutes by walk to Birgu's center, 20 minutes by ferry to Valletta. The photos are true and we strongly recommend this location!

Thank you for staying at Alfie's place, was lovely having you and a pleasure meeting you. Hope to see you again in the future.

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