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    Hotel Kennedy Nova

    116, The Strand, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1027, Malta
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    • Excellent9%
    • Very good28%
    • Average26%
    • Poor20%
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    Free Internet
    Breakfast Buffet
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 454 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I will start with my conclusion. Avoid this hotel despite the good price. For 5 days the water was running brown and the reception's reply was that the water of Malta is not clean!!! Many people were staying there because of a conference and some...More

    Thank GeorgeDemeta
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Beautiful country & lovely hotel. Staff were friendly & service was outstanding. The food selection was lovely especially evening buffet. We enjoyed having a dance to the Sunday night live keyboardist. Only suggestion is the hotel could benefit from modernisation. But we were happy!

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    Thank Jennifer G
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    An excellent located Hotel which has a great view to Bay. All the tours are starting from here. Rooms were tidy and clean. Buffet Breakfast was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful too. There are nice choices of restaurants close to the property

    Thank RajeshPillai20
    Response from HotelKennedyNova, Manager at Hotel Kennedy NovaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear RajeshPillai 20, Thank you for choosing Hotel Kennedy Nova for your stay in Malta. We are glad that we could host you and augur to welcome you back in the coming future. Regards, Josette Spiteri

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We read some of the negative reviews and were skeptical as to whether these were true. I think many of the people writing these reviews were expecting something way above what they paid for. We visited for 7 nights for my 21st Birthday on a...More

    Thank Holly W
    Response from HotelKennedyNova, Manager at Hotel Kennedy NovaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Holly W, We are glad you enjoyed your 21st Birthday with us at Hotel Kennedy Nova. We are humbled by your appreciation towards the work of our staff and will relay your kind feedback internally. Hoping to host you again in the near future....More

    Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

    The hotel is a 1 hour walk from historic Malta. ( I walked hence I know). Rooms are small and toilets even smaller. The heating in my room barely worked and the washroom was cold as a fridge. Food was good and limited complementary WiFi...More

    Thank Delarina
    Response from HotelKennedyNova, Manager at Hotel Kennedy NovaResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Delarina, Thank you for your time in wiriting this review. We are glad you found the location of the hotel close to the sites you wanted to visit. In fact Valletta could be reached also by ferry (€1.50) in just 5 mins or by...More

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    • US$43 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Il Gzira
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    michaeljhodgson
    I stayed here over Christmas and the New Year a few years ago and it was absolutely fantastic. On reception there was an extremely pleasant, polite and friendly English girl for whom nothing was too much trouble. The Head Waiter was either Spanish or Italian with a great sense of humour and politeness. I returned two years later and what a difference. The staff from my previous visit had left and had been replaced by dreadful staff, especially the young man on reception who was an Australian tourist working his way around Europe. I was put in a room at the rear of the hotel which was completely run down and looked like something from a hostel for the homeless. I complained at reception and the hotel manager was off duty. The Australian screamed a tirade of abuse at me in front of other guests. At breakfast time it was self service and if you were further back than half way in the queue there was very little food left and the staff would not provide any more. Many of the English guests were old men in cloth caps who during the daytime sat on the benches opposite the hotel and at night sat in the bar drinking pints of beer. There was no way of holding a conversation with them as they had little or no intelligence. The Head Waiter was local and may have been Ok as just a waiter but a Head Waiter he was not. The remainder of the staff were simply rude. I was only too pleased to leave and fly back home when I e-mailed a report to the local tourist Authority but other than an acknowledgement I heard nothing from anyone. I love Malta and may return in late August/early September but I shall give the Kennedy Nova a very wide berth.
    28 November 2016|
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    Response from HotelKennedyNova | Property representative |
    Dear Michaeljhodgson, We write with reference to your review regarding your stay at Hotel Kennedy Nova a couple of years ago. We are bit bemused by the review as generally guests tend to post their opinions shortly after... More
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    7 July 2015|
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    Dear Guest, As from this year we have introduced High Speed WIFI in all our rooms, charges are applicable. Free WIFI is available in the reception area. Should you require further information kindly email us and we will... More
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    Dear Guest, Kindly send us an email and we would be more than happy to assist you. Regards, Hotel Kennedy Nova
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