Dahlet Gnien Is-sultan, Grand Harbour, Valletta
Apartment with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom in Valletta, Malta
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Apartment overview - owner's description
Stylish and spacious waterfront self-catering apartment with a breathtakingly beautiful 180-degree panoramic view of the Grand Harbour and Three Cities
Our stylish and spacious waterfront self-catering apartment has a breathtakingly beautiful 180 degree panoramic view of the Grand Harbour and Three Cities. The apartment is situated at Dahlet Gnien is-Sultan ("the site of the Sultans Garden") beneath the bastions of Valletta and is a 2-minute stroll from the heart of the Old City. It sleeps up to 8 people (one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and two double sofa beds), has a well equipped kitchen with brand new appliances, washing machine/ironing facilities, bath/shower room plus separate second guest toilet, air-conditioning/heating, separate TV lounge/study area with cable TV, harbour view balcony, a telephone (for use with Easyline phone cards - a prepaid phone card available from most newsagents or Maltacom outlets) and a roof garden for sunbathing. There is street parking directly outside in a quiet cul-de-sac in a historic residential area. Parking outside the building will require parking tickets but there is a large 'park n ride' car park in nearby Floriana designed to keep traffic out of lovely Valletta, which is small enough to be explored on foot. The nearest bar is the delightful George's Bar (about 100 yards from apartment) where you will receive a 10% if you say you are a guest at our apartment. George's is famous for the jazz nights they hold every Friday during the summer months, with the steps outside the bar bedecked with cushions and candles as jazz lovers sit listening to local bands against the backdrop of the night view across the Grand Harbour. Magical!
This apartment has 55 verified reviews.
52 out of 55 people recommend staying here
our third , enjoyable visit to this perfectly situated apartment
Welcome shopping done by Sandra was much apreciated, also her directions on places to visit and her patience on explaining and demonstrating how to use the cooker. !!
Hopefullywe will return next year if problems of age permit
A very nice place with a fantastic localization. The hords from the cruiseships could actually look down upon us, so near were we the harbour (and we could wave to the rest of the family on the balcony when two of us left Malta with ferry). Complaints from a neighbour that my daughters sunbaded on the roof terrace (not topless of course) did not destroy a very fine holiday
L'appartement est parfaitement situé au coeur de La Valette, à proximité des quais et du centre ville. L'acceuil de Sandra est sympathique. Nous avons opté
pour la formule aéroport-appartement par le taxi proposé par la propriétaire. Très pratique pour ne pas perdre de temps dans le cadre
d'un wek-end prolongé. L'appartement dispose d'une belle vue sur le port. La literie est confortable. La cuisine est très "vintage"
avec ses meubles verts en Formica des années 70 !
Nous ne sommes pas d'accord avec les critiques émises dans un avis récent. Certes, il ne s'agit pas d'un appartement luxueux, les
équipements sont simples, l'ameublement ancien et un peu hétéroclite mais le
rapport qualité-prix est parfaitement justifié. Nous le conseillons donc à tous ceux qui ne dispose pas de voiture et veulent
visiter La Valette à pied.
Au registre des petites critiques : immeuble ancien, donc sonore (on entend les voisins) et le bruit de quelques voitures qui
klaxonnent tôt le matin se répercutent sur les grandes et magnifiques murailles qui bordent la rue. Or, les 2 chambres donnent sur la rue...
Par ailleurs, la terrasse qui figure dans l'annonce n'est pas directement accessible de l'appartement,
il faut emprunter l'escalier de l'immeuble et monter 2 étages. Pas très pratique pour aller prendre l'apéritif et
profiter de la très belle vue là-haut.
La perfection n'étant pas de ce monde, nous recommandons ce logement bien sympathique !
The apartment is perfectly located in the heart of Valletta, close to the quays and the city center. The welcome of Sandra is nice. We have chosen
for the airport-apartment formula by the taxi proposed by the owner. Very practical not to waste time in the frame
of an extended wek-end. The apartment has a beautiful view of the harbor. The bedding is comfortable. The kitchen is very "vintage"
with its green furniture in Formica 70s!
We do not agree with the criticisms issued in a recent opinion. Of course, this is not a luxury apartment, the
facilities are simple, the furnishings old and a little heterogeneous but the
price-performance ratio is perfectly justified. We therefore advise anyone who does not have a car and want
visit Valletta on foot.
In the register of small reviews: old building, so sound (we hear the neighbors) and the sound of some cars that
honk early in the morning reverberate on the large and beautiful walls that line the street. The 2 rooms overlook the street ...
In addition, the terrace in the advertisement is not directly accessible from the apartment,
you have to take the stairs of the building and go up 2 floors. Not very convenient for an aperitif and
enjoy the beautiful view up there.
Perfection is not of this world, we recommend this accommodation very nice!
We loved the location right next to the old town of Valletta, the privacy, the view from the balcony and kitchen window, and the pleasant and clean entrance and common areas.
What was disappointing though was that the interior of the apartment itself was rough and ready. The “bedside lamps” in the twin bedroom were just naked long-life bulbs in scruffy fittings with no lampshades. The coffee table in the breakfast area was so rickety it wobbled every time we touched it. The quilts in the wardrobes (we had to use them as the nights were chilly) were dirty and stained and didn’t smell too nice. No matter how careful we were, the shower leaked all over the floor and had to be mopped every morning. The reason for this is that the plastic seal along the bottom of the shower screen is aged, mouldy and doesn’t fit right into the corner any more.
We were also very disappointed when we were told that the area of the roof terrace with the view over the harbour was not for our use. We were allowed to peek at the view briefly, but the area we could use was on the road side of the roof, from where there was no view. The two orange loungers we were shown we could use were spattered with black mould. There were a white plastic table and chairs in the corner – behind someone else’s washing. So we didn’t use the roof at all. There was nothing to see.
The house the apartment is in is in a cul de sac, but it is a really busy street from early morning as drivers start at 5am to bag the sought-after places in the small car park at the end of the road. If you’re a light sleeper, you’ll need ear plugs.
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The best thing about Debra's beautiful flat is the location - in the absolute heart of Valletta's old town.
The other best thing is the spectacular view over the Grand Harbour from the balcony and from the kitchen - it made washing up a pleasure!
I was there with two friends and won the sofa bed option but there was no problem with that - the facilities are all there, plenty of towels too which was nice compared with some other places that can be quite stingy on that front.
We were only there for 3 nights but very much hope to return for a slightly longer stay next time - Highly recommended!
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Outside this apartment in Valletta, MaltaThis apartment is in the city near a lively area and the waterfront. It has a balcony. Car hire is not necessary as the apartment is less than a 15 minute walk to a large selection of shops, bars, restaurants; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 24 April 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 24 May 2018 - 3 January 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 4 January - 20 December 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 21 December 2019 - 3 January 2020: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 4 January - 28 February 2020: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 1 March - 30 June 2020: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
- 1 July 2020 - 3 January 2021: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
- 4 January - 30 June 2021: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Late booking discounts
- Receive 10% off if the booking is made within 7 days of the arrival date.
Long stay discounts
- Receive 15% off if the booking is for 4 weeks or more.
- Receive 10% off if the booking is for 3 weeks or more.
If more than one discount matches your arrival date, please be aware that only one discount of the highest amount will be applied to your booking.
2 bedrooms, Sleeps 8:
- 1 double bed
- 2 single beds
There is also 2 double sofa beds in second lounge area next to balcony, 1 cot
1 bathroom, 2 Separate WC's
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Telephone, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 5, Dining area seats 6, Air conditioning, Central heating, Clothes drier, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire optional
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Parking
Children, Infants, Single gender groups, Smoking
Private Owner From London, United Kingdom Member since May 2007
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