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“Lovely traditional Maltese home-perfect”
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Trieq Il Lunzjata / Lunzjata street 01
Trieq Il Lunzjata / Lunzjata street 02
St Dominic's Church at end of Street less than 10 Meters Away
On Right Hand Side of the street are the Historic walls of the Inquisitor Palace
Living Room Upon Entry from front Door.
Living Room
Living Room
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 01
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 02
Arched Ceiling in Living Room 03
Living Room
Kitchen / Dining Room 01
Kitchen / Dining Room 02
Kitchen / Dining Room 03
Kitchen / Dining Room 04
Kitchen / Dining Room 05
Kitchen / Dining Arched Ceiling
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 01
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 02
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 03
Main Bedroom on Ground Floor 04
Ensuite @ Main Bedroom on Ground Floor
Yard's Glass Top Ceiling Fitted with lights
Yard's Glass Top Ceiling
Start of Wooden Clad Stairs from Ground Floor.to 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
Outside 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor.
Wooden Clad Stairs Outside 2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
2nd Bedroom on 1st Floor
2nd Bedroom on1st Floor
2nd Bedroom's En-Suite (Toilet & Basin) & Another Wooden Clad Stairs leading to 2nd Floor Roof Level
Roof Level Landng @ 2nd Floor fitted with Kitchen Sink Cupboard
Out Door Setting on Roof at 2nd Floor
Your Host Alfred Fino
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Townhouse -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Birgu (Vittoriosa), Island of Malta

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Karen A
Gosport, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Lovely traditional Maltese home-perfect”
Reviewed 4 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

Alfies place @ the Alley is a lovely traditional Maltese townhouse full of character and charm. It is situated in the lovely village of Birgu and is very close to many bars and restaurants. Easy access to bus stops and the ferry to Valletta.
Alfie is a great host, he greeted us at the airport, when we got to Birgu he showed us where all the shops, bars and restaurants were.
Alfie is very friendly, smiley and helpful, he is always available if needed and replies very quickly if you contact him. Alfie provided all the essentials and more. We had a lovely stay at Alfies place @ the Alley.
Thank you very much Alfie.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
8 Apr 2018
Thank you for the Lovely write up and Kind Comments,
It was a pleasure have you and always great to hear visitors enjoyed their stay with me and in Malta in general.

I want to thank you for leaving the place spotless and well organised for me it makes life a lot easier.

Keep well and hope to see you again in the future.

Alfie
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Maggie P
newton stewart
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“This is a wonderful place”
Reviewed 25 March 2018 for a stay in January 2018
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person found this review helpful

We couldn't go to Birgu this year as my husband is ill. We are very sad as this is such an amazing place. Close to all amenities restaurants great people so friendly and Alfie is such a great host if you want a great stay in Malta and a true Malta experience book now .

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
6 Apr 2018
Thank you for your Kind comments, I am really sorry to hear your husband is not well. Wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to see you in the future.

Alfie
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Gaile P
Woodstock, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best of the Best”
Reviewed 29 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

What a fantastic lodging choice we made when we booked Alfie's Place at the Alley.
It is an authentic and comfortable Maltese townhouse loaded with character.Its location in Birgu gave us easy access to the 3 city ferry, bus stops and shops.Just a short ferry ride into Valletta to see the sites.We were able to easily access the entire island with public transit.
Birgu itself is loaded with interesting historical museums and forts.
Our host Alfie, is an incredible gentleman. He is kind, friendly and extremely helpful. Nothing is too much trouble and he responds quickly to any queries.
He truly wants his guests to have a wonderful holiday in his home and country.
We rate him 5 star all the way!
Thanks so much Alfie for the airport pickups and transfers, the local tour of where to go when we first arrived,and the "start up" bread & cheese etc. Especially the cookies!!You're the best and we hope to return to Alfie's Place on the Alley! Cheers

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
31 Jan 2018
Many Thanks for your write up & Kind words, it was an absolute pleasure to host you, and certainly with love to see you all in the future.

You really are trouble free visitors and very thoroughly organised, Thank you for looking after the place, and leaving it so well organised and spotless.....

Look forward to see you in the future

Alfie
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Susanmsus...
Edinburgh
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Perfect place to stay to enjoy Malta”
Reviewed 9 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

First of all , I have to say that the picture shown is not the place we stayed in. Alfie has two places in Malta and we were in the other one. I am sure the one pictured is very nice but Tripadvisor has got the rentals confused!
Right from the start Alfie could not have been more helpful . We had said we were interested in walking so he emailed us lots of detailed info about walking routes. We had a late arrival so Alfie picked us up from the airport and went out of his way to do detours to show us where we could get the buses and the ferry to Valletta and he told us how to get the best deals on travel tickets. He also showed us round the town square and told us the best places to go for supplies.
The next morning, following Alfie’s advice , we felt very confident about travelling around and , over our 10 day visit, we used the buses and ferries every day.
The Alley was a very comfortable place to stay. It was a quirky and very traditional Maltese house with beautiful arched ceilings. The WiFi was very great and being able to get tv in lots of different languages was a real bonus. We loved the roof terrace and although it was shaded by the time we got back late afternoon, it was great for us Scots to be able to sit outside with t shirts on , in the shade , in November and not be freezing!!
We used lots of local shops and restaurants and had a very friendly experience in them all.
Having visited lots of places over our 10 days, we were very happy that we had chosen to stay in Birgu. It is a beautiful area, very traditional , peaceful and within easy transport reach of anywhere you want to go in Malta.
We will definitely stay in The Alley again if we return to Malta.
Thanks Alfie!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Nov 2017
Thank for your kind words and write up very much appreciated and as usual always happy to hear another set of visitors went home happy.

Allow me to correct you but from this end it is showing the actual place you stayed in "Alfie's Place AT The Alley"

Thank you so much for looking after the place for me during your stay, you Left the place thoroughly clean & Organised, I cannot thank you enough.

Keep weel and take care, hope to see you again in the Future.

Alfie
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Michael F
Nottingham
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 25 October 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Just spent a month at the Alley, what a house, full of character and a brilliant position in the centre of Birgu. If you want a proper Maltese experience this is the place. The owner Alfie is a great bloke, nothing is to much trouble and any problems he is there straight away. Access into Valletta is so easy and cheap, (if you are a senior 90 cents return,) using the ferry which is only a few minutes walk away.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
27 Oct 2017
Thank you for your Kind words and comments, Glad both of you enjoyed your stay and I will be looking forward to seeing you both again in the future.

Thank you so much for looking after the place and Leaving it spic & span & sparkling Clean, both myself & My helper were impressed..... Thank you ones again.

Look after yourself and take care.

Alfie
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