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Cork, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I stayed here a few weeks ago. You can't beat the price of 20 Euros for a room -- and the staff is friendly and helpful as well. It is located in the small and comfortable village of Tarxien. I found it easy enough to take a bus to anywhere on the island. I warn you to watch out for...

2Thank D_W_C_II
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 20 April 2013

The location is great but a little hard to find. It is the closest hotel to the airport. I found the staff to be very friendly and knowledgeable of the island, even tho they were not Maltese. The rooms were surprisingly big and had en suite. The breakfast was average, but the atmosphere was very nice. It had a nice...

2Thank Drpablo1980
Lviv, L'vivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
Reviewed 19 April 2013

I was in this hostel two week ago.Really cheep and hostel,friendly personal.Really good idea for traveler who have not many money...I slept in the good room in good place and meet god people in this hostel.I paid only 20 euro for room

1Thank Marjan K
Milan, Lombardia, Italy
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Arrival in the night. In the reception they do not know where hotel is and can not help on the phone.... Upon final arrival payment in advance.... So you do not escape during night... Nothing to drink and eat... Vending machines on all floors do not work.... Bedrooms with beds for max30 kg. we slept on floor put madras there.......

4Thank ElenBL
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Come visit if you want a stay in clean, comfortable, well-thought out accommodation. As good as many hotels, in a beautiful location, a quiet corner of town. close to bus route and local shops etc. Joe will help you with places to visit, where to catch the bus, (5min walk) the local temples, and even picked me up from the...

2Thank Gisellette
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Located in the (VERY QUIET) town of Tarxien, Bowyer's house is a basic but nice hotel. I paid 30euros a night for a decent sized room. Ensuite bathroom was okay, but shower was quite dirty. Comfy bed. Room doesn't get cleaned whilst you're there unless you pay extra, so even my bins weren't emptied/towels replaced. Prefer this to annoying housekeeping...

1Thank barnabybleach
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2011

We didn't expect anything special in the room. Everyday we woke up and left the room, and off we went for our adventure wondering around in Malta. I can surely recommend the winebar as we really loved it. Hostel was quite, cheap, overall nothing that bothered me that much. See ya soon

1Thank alice g
Zaragoza, Spain
Reviewed 2 September 2010

(+): - Wi-Fi. - Big bedrooms. - Swimming pool. - Very cheap prices (20€ person/night) and including breakfast, which was OK (coffee, milk, water, juice, sometimes fruit, cereals...). - Bus stop next to the hostel (1min). Lots of buses pass by Tarxien, and the distance between Valletta and Tarxien is only 10-15min. Also the bus that goes to the airport...

8Thank Ana-Zgz-2310

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Additional Information about Bowyer House

Address: Main Street, Tarxien, Island of Malta, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Tarxien
Price Range: $17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 27
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“In my opinion,rooms 5-8 are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles F8837WA_, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the pool and courtyard are quite warm, rooms facing the road are cooler”
 of 5 bubbles gazwilliams1053, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask reception for one at the ground floor as there is no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles 475jonc, 14 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The dorms are very open to passing strangers. Some rooms have balconies - ours didn't despite the fact there were plenty of empty ones. Probably worth asking for better room (if you can find anyone to ask!!)”
 of 5 bubbles CeeGee2, 11 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I live in second floor”
 of 5 bubbles marjank934, 19 Apr 2013 | Read review
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