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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Such a quaint delightful property run by warm, hospitable people. The rooms are clean and comfortable and what it may lack in luxury and perks, it more than compensates in homeliness and character and that's how it's marketed and what makes it brilliant. Breakfast on the rooftop terrace was peaceful and enjoyable; the surrounding neighbourhood is equally warm and welcoming....

2Thank Cheryl P
Kalkara, Malta
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Villa del Porto is nestled in along the harbour area in the small village of Kalkara. While a bit off the usual tourist trek, Kalkara is an easy stroll to the historical cities of Vittoriosa, Senglea, and Cospicua. Transportation to Valletta, and points north, is easy available by public bus or water taxi service. Manager, Aldo Camilleri, and the staff...

3Thank Susan M
Reviewed 26 June 2014

A pretty and fairly quiet location (apart from noisy road just outside).Lovely old building owned by the very nice Aldo, but hotel standard very poor. Room 103 was clean & had super harbour views but room VERY small & much more suitable for single occupancy .''Double'' bed only 4'6''/137cm wide; shredded foam pillows; thin, poor quality bed linen; swaying flat-pack...

3Thank OZZYChester
Reviewed 17 May 2014

The Villa Del Porto offers a nice view over the port and the owner is friendly and helpful, and the service good. Room 204 (I don't know about the others) was quite small though and the bed laid through, and unfortunately did not have a view on the port. The place is nice, but at a busy road with single...

2Thank McSchuetz
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We were in this peaceful guesthouse for 4 days. The owner Aldo is absolutely fantastic and terribly kind, helping you any moment in planning your visits to the island of Malta. Ask for the transfer from airport! If you do not like chaos and touristic places, choose this small guesthouse about 20 minutes by bus n. 3 from Valletta (going...

4Thank vannamotto
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Enjoyed this hotel its been running for a year .We had room 202 . We found staff help full. They changed towels and sheets when i asked ,As hard to dry them if window was not open .There was a little washing line in bath room .Bedding could do with a bit of updating .Room very nice with balcony .very...

3Thank leila325
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Rooms are quite small, and best bring extra towels as they don't change them till you leave, after showering in the morning, towels still wet in the evening. Pillows uncomfortable as inside it contains shredded foam. bed sheets too thin and coming off easily. big gap on shower frame in room 204 leaves water ingress on floor. Apart for that...

2Thank Nigel C
Toronto. ON
Reviewed 16 April 2014

I've read good reviews about this hotel and my stay was even above the expectations. The host - Aldo - is extremely helpful and courteous. I got a single room on the ground floor first, it was a bit noisy, and Aldo had immediately arranged a different - a twin - room for me for the same price for the...

2Thank Yolk
United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2014

All staff we came into contact with at Villa del Porto were courteous, friendly and helpful. We had pre-booked an airport transfer and were made to feel very welcome by the staff who collected us. Our room, 202, had a wonderful view from the balcony (please see attached picture). Our first evening was a Saturday, and the traffic noise from...

3Thank Travelling_sh0es
Bugibba, Malta
Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Stayed here from 14th-16th March, check in was easy, Aldo was lovely and welcoming, he even called me in the morning to see what time wwe would be arriving so he could have the room ready. The room was large with a very comfortable bed, the shower was spacious and had plenty of hot water. Breakfast was served on the...

3Thank Niklar83

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Indulge yourself at our newly opened Boutique Guesthouse. With us, you will enjoy the tradition, history and stories of the village of Kalkara. Kalkara is a fishing village in the south of Malta forming part of the picturesque Grand Harbour. Villa del Porto is situated overlooking Kalkara Port, offering genuine warm comfort in truly historic surroundings. The property was first built over 100 years ago and has recently been restored. Villa Del Porto is a relaxing retreat in the heart of Malta easily accessible to all major attractions. All rooms are equipped with all present commodities including cooling and heating air conditioning, mini bar, in-room digital safe, hair drying facility, LCD cable TV, private bath or shower and laundry service. Whilst enjoying ample public car park space, when staying at Villa del Porto, one can hire a car and discover all hidden treasures of the Maltese Islands at leisure. However, for those who would opt for a tour by public bus, the stop is just 50 metres away. Sandy beach, Pharmacy, Bank, Historic sites, Museums, and tennis courts are also situated close by. Cross the Grand Harbour on the traditional Maltese boat and discover Valletta - Malta's Capital City and Unesco's World Heritage Site. Over here one must visit the famous St. John's Cathedral and other places of interest. Valletta is also popular for designer shops and cafes. And for those who would like to enjoy a relaxing holiday, a stroll on the Kalkara Promenade and Vittoriosa Waterfront whilst enjoying a choice of top restaurants, bars and a Casino is definitely not worth a miss. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Del Porto

Address: Marina Street 1, Kalkara, Island of Malta KKR 1521, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Kalkara
Price Range: $61 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Villa Del Porto 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room with à view.”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms 202 and 302 the best view”
 of 5 bubbles philles94, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are the balcony rooms, my Room was top floor with balcony room 302. not sure of the other room numbers with balcony.”
  • morning view from my balcony
 of 5 bubbles AlexAmericas, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Best at ghe ftont of property as they overlook the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles carolt22, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at seaside have a really nice view”
 of 5 bubbles A1722PDmarkv, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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