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Historical Traveler Reviews Windsor Hotel Sliema
Kein 4 Sterne Hotel
Auf keinen Fall ein 4 Sterne Haus. Voller lauter Studenten! Die Zimmer sind sehr klein und man kann auf keinen Fall auf dem Balkon sitzen!! Kann nicht sagen, dass es nur schrecklich war, da die Angestellten sehr freundlich und das Frühstück sehr gut waren! Sehr gute Lage am Strand, der Pool war ok. Die Klimaanlage war ok, die Zimmer sind allerdings ziemlich dunkel!! Würde nicht wieder hinfahren, habe aber Leute getroffen, die nirgendwo anders hinfahren würden. Für den kleinen Geldbeutel geeignet, eher ein 2 Sterne Haus.
Not 4 Star
Definately not a 4*. Full of students who very incredibly noisy! Rooms are very dismall looking and sitting on balconies is a definate no no!! Cant say it was awful because the staff were very friendly and the breakfast was very good! Great location to the beach and pool was ok!! Air conditioning was ok but rooms were very dark!! Would not personally go back again but met people there that wouldnt go anywhere else!! Ok hotel on a budget, more like a two star.
If your out all day, and night then its perfect!!
An above review is correct when it says you may be deceived by the reception and lounge areas.
Granted the staff are very friendly and eager to help, but there are a few problems with this hotel, such as :
Lack of light in rooms - I understand some of the rooms are looking out onto a side street and that this could block out natural light but there isn't sufficient lighting in the rooms, and your constantly in the dark.
Top bed sheets - The beds have a sheet, and then a thin blanket on top. These blankets are obviously rarely washed, and leave your skin feeling dirty even from just laying on them for a short period of time.
The air conditioning - The air conditioning is VERY loud, but I'm not complaining about that because it really REALLY was needed in this 40 degree heat...
The balcony - Plain scary...
Other than that it wasn't too bad...frankfurter sausages for breakfast, takes you a few hours to wait for a lift to get from floor to floor, lack of soap, and toilet rolls etc. We heard worse stories from other guests but thats just how I found it.
This hotel is certainly not worth 4-stars, at the very most 2-minus.
Springs coming out of the bed, cartons of milk on the table, paper napkins, place settings, plastic spoons, boring food which also runs out, dirty environment, i.e. carpets, flooring, no parasols at the pool, dirty luke-warm mini-bar in room, cramped lounge - there is no end to the list.
I'm sorry to say that I was greatly disappointed in this hotel, having experienced other 4-star hotels in Malta, i.e. The Waterfront, which I can definitely recommend.
Windsor a good experience
It amazing the difference in peoples prespectives of this hotel. Fact it is not 4* and neither are most of Malta's hotels. However, everything was clean and presentable, the hot buffet breakfast had a wide selection and food levels were maintained well. The room and the general condition of the hotel was fine. Having to put a deposit on the TV remote was a novelty but the staff were all helpful and efficient.
It was quiet at night and the location was excellent. We booked B & B for two sharing for £20 per night with Hotel Connect and it was ridiculously good value for money.
We came home one week early from this awful hotel. It should be graded as a two star at the most - no way a four star. It was grubby and dirty. In our room the a/c didn't work, power points didn't work, mini bar wasn't stocked daily, holes in the wall, only shower cublicle and taped up broken shower head, two stacked plastic chairs on balcony as no room for anyhting else. Cocktail bar/lounge was served ad hoc by reception staff, indoor pool was dirty and unhygienic, only one lift from reception was working - the other lift out of order all week and probably still is, entertainment was a joke. We complained about our room and moved to a slightly larger one. Restaurant offered buffet meals - chicken mcnuggets, mashed poptato and tinned carrots. Be warned ! This hotel offered cheapo accommodation to 60 teenage foreign students and the restauant was a feeding frenzy at the zoo. Only good points : it was close to the sea front, the staff were hard-pressed and helpful and it was no smoking. The weather was fantastic - over 25 degrees every day. Our advice is go to the Coastline Hotel instead ! Now that's four star.
You get what you pay for.
we stayed here recently and were happy with our choice. its quite obvious that malta hotels are rated slightly higher than they should be. this is more a 3 star rating than a 4 star. but the price reflects this, we stayed in a double room for £28 a night. Anybody who expects 4 star hotels for these prices is living in cloud cuckoo land. The rooms were clean and adiquate with tv , fridge , fairly modern bathroom. Shower was a handheld type which was slightly awkward. Hotel has a small gym, roof terrace and small pool. Also a small indoor jacuzzi and pool. all are clean , only thing i would say is the sunbeds have seen better days. Staff were always helpful and polite. We even missed breakfast one morning and turned up 10minutes after it had finished but they welcomed us and layed a table even though they were tidying up.
Location for silema is ideal, less than a minutes walk from the sea front. the rooms actually all face a back street so the view from the balconies are over surrounding buildings. you can see the sea at the end of the road, so technically you could say they have a sea view.
DEFINITELY NOT A FOUR STAR HOTEL
I stayed at this hotel March 2005 - Easter Break. You could be deceived by the foyer and reception areas and think you had arrived at a 4 star hotel. However the bedrooms and corridor areas especially left a lot to be desired. The carpets in the corridors were worn and shabby and appeared dirty. The bathroom had only a hand held shower which often flooded the floor - you certainly would have much better in your own home. The room which was on the first floor could only be accessed by using a lift which arrived at the 2nd floor, then a journey down a corridor to another lift which went down to the first floor!. Bedroom was clean but certainly not in any way luxurious. The buffet evening meal lacked variety and the fish dish of the evening was sometimes inedible. Half board was certainly not good value. Breakfast was better than the evening meal but again little variety.
All in all I would not recommend this as a four star hotel. I have contacted Transun who advertised this hotel as 4 Star in their brochure. In reality this hotel should be classed as 2-3 Star at maxium. I feel clients are being misled as the hotel has a swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi in a rooftop area, but these facilities certainly do not comensate for the mediocre meals and poor appearance of bedrooms and corridors.
Windsor Hotel Sliema Malta
This is a small hotel, approx 87 rooms, but it is excellently run by is extremely friendly staff, rooms very clean and comfortable, food is excellent.
Hotel is a quiet street away from the hustle and bustle of mainstreem Sliema, but only one minute from main promenade, with transport (bus) links at bottom of street, it is very easy to get to any part of Malta.
All in all, if a relaxing hoiliday is wanted, then look no further than the Windsor Hotel, you will be very well looked after by an excellent & friendly staff.
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