The Waterfront Hotel
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... are humans. I've definitely seen a lot less stressful interactions between waitstaff and customers. And I've been paying attention.
I imagine the way their food is served and the way tipping works here helps with that also. The tip is built into the price of the food and the service is sloooooow. Purposefully slow. For instance, they served us pasta about 30 minutes ago and we have yet to see another course. They're not in a ...
... my car door open. Another big mistake as the face of the man driving the Ford towards me will forever be etched in my mind. Mind racing, I forced my body to shift energy to the left hand and began vigorously downshifting, but again, nothing happened. The Ford spun right and passed in front of me with a few inches to spare, an amazing lightening-fast reaction by the driver. However the delivery truck was still an issue and ...
... and iron work and could easily be mistaken for public buildings.
A few days later we visited Mdina & Rabat again by day to see the treasures in a bit more detail.
Rabat is Mdina’s only suburb. Since the walled Mdina is quite small with limited building area, it was inevitable that people would begin to build homes and live just beside the Mdina so that they could benefit from the safety of the walled city in the event of an attack. Over ...
... Malta there was already a parcel waiting for me, so some chocolates from NZ and a beautiful top – bit hot for Malta but will be fantastic in the cold UK! And a birthday card sent from my mum. Had the first conversation with my mum since leaving NZ, so that was very nice. And now I can tell the time because James got me a watch!
We headed over to the Blue Lagoon at Comino, was yet another beautiful bay with clear blue water ...
... around the portable video players but only because my purse (OK it is really a diaper bag- I'm a mom) already felt like concrete had been poured in the bottom.
As it turned out, it wasn't great, but it could have been much worse. The tour itself was too long and tried to encomp************* island..which is I guess what they meant by panoramic. The result was that it ended up being quite boring in stretches ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews The Waterfront Hotel Il Gzira
Good holiday at the waterfront
Just returned from 10 days at the Waterfront and would thoroughly recommend it. Clean room,good food and obliging staff.
Just returned from an excellent fortnight at the Waterfront. I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Stayed in corner room on 7th floor - brilliant.
Excellent hotel with good facilities and friendly staff. All meals of a high standard and a varied menu.
We have just returned from the Waterfront hotel and we agree fully with all the reviews that this hotel is the best. As it becomes more popular it will become harder to book. We were told that the hotel is fully booked till well into November and at least 35% of customers are returners. The food was very good always hot and a good variety.
We stayed in the Waterfront Hotel in July this year. It is an excellent hotel with good facilities. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I would fully recommend this hotel to anyone.
Mt wife & I have stayed at the Waterfront Hotel 3 times in the last 3 years.
It is without doubt our favourite hotel on the island first class in every respect. We take our annual main holiday in Malta, our next visit this year will be our 17th, and ou 4th stay at the Waterfront Hotel. It is excellent in every respect Comfort, Decor, Clealiness, excellent food & in a very good position. Above all though the staff are excellent.
Fantastic Modern Hotel
We stayed at The Waterfront Hotel during the peak August season of 2003. It was brilliant. We received an extremely warm welcome from the porter and all staff were very friendly and helpful. Our half board meals were outstandingly good - better than your average self service stuff! The view across the creek to valetta from the front of the hotel (esp. the restaurant windows) is quite lovely. The roof top pool was lovely - though is a lot smaller than the clever photography in the brochure/website suggests! This hotel had a noticable lack of screaming kids and I would say is ideally suited to couples. The air-conditioning in reception and in our room provided a real haven from the occasionally unbearable outside heat. A first class hotel.
Almost qualifies for ***** (5 star)
Very pleasant stay. Staff always ready to help: food excellent and ample Bar open all night with good service and even better prices. I settled bill at the end of a forthnights' stay and it did not bankrupt me. Rooms ample and service excellent. I will go back if they'll have me. We had two grand little ones who behaved? but we had no complaints!
The Waterfront has been recently refurbished to a very high standard. The decor is stylish and service is excellent. The food in the restaurant was good and well-presented. We had a corner room on the second floor, giving extra space and a lovely view of the harbour. The one drawback was that being low down meant that we were subject to quite a lot of traffic noise most of the time. Overall a lovely hotel which we would be happy to visit again, making sure that we requested a high floor/ quiet room!
Watterfront Hotel can be recommended! Nice rooms, good breakfast, situated very good near Sliema Ferry and bus stops.
We regret that so many restaurants in Sliema are on the wrong sida of the road. More restaurants are wanted on the seaside of the Strand etc.
It's not nice to sit in the traffic. We went to St Julians for our dinners!