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Canifor Hotel is situated just a few minutes away from the attractive Qawra promenade on the northern coastline of Malta, yet close to the hub of tourist activity, surrounded by shops, restaurants and bars. The hotel is appointed to the highest standard and all of the 173 guest rooms are fully air-conditioned and feature a balcony, hairdryer, safe (chargeable locally), satellite TV, telephone and ceiling fan. The hotel's facilities include outdoor and indoor swimming pools, sauna, roof and sun terrace with Jacuzzi, cafeteria-snack bar, games room and lounge bar, which sometimes has live entertainment on.
Hotel Facilities & Services
- Lift to all Floors
- Air Conditioned Public Areas
- Air Conditioning
- Room Service Not 24hr: Yes
- Ground Floor Rooms
- Direct Dial Telephone
- Offsite Parking Distance: 500 metres
- Indoor Pool Free: Yes
- Outdoor Pool Free: Yes
- Treatment Rooms
- Jacuzzi Free: Yes
- Sauna Free: No
- Name: MALTA INTERNATIONAL
- Distance: 12 kilometres
- Cots/Cribs Free: No
- Interconnecting Rooms
- Baby Sitting
Bar and Restaurant
Breakfast served from
- Saturday/Sunday: 07:30
- Monday to Friday: 07:30
Breakfast served to
- Saturday/Sunday: 09:30
- Monday to Friday: 09:30
- Bar in Hotel
- Restaurant in hotel
- Children's Menu available
- Nearest Airport Name: Malta International Distance: 12 kilometres
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SuperBreak Customer Rating
- Overall: SuperBreak Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 5 based on 1 review
- Sleep: SuperBreak Sleep Rating: 4.0 out of 5
- Breakfast: SuperBreak Breakfast Rating: 3.0 out of 5
- Staff: SuperBreak Staff Rating: 4.0 out of 5
- Location: SuperBreak Location Rating: 4.0 out of 5
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
- Overall: based on 1616 reviews
- Sleep Quality:
Stay Date: 01/2017, SarahPearson84 wrote this review.
We were a party of 6, 3 adults 3 children, and due to the collapse of LowCost Holidays we had to book a new hotel and at short notice chose The Canifor. When we finally got up to our rooms we were less than impressed by the cleanliness of them, Howev… See more
We were a party of 6, 3 adults 3 children, and due to the collapse of LowCost Holidays we had to book a new hotel and at short notice chose The Canifor. When we finally got up to our rooms we were less than impressed by the cleanliness of them, However we let that slide as all we wanted to do was relax and enjoy the holiday with our children. But could not due to the building work that started outside our window at 7.30am until 4.30pm none stop digging, drilling and scraping. The lift broke down twice in 1 day and the front sliding doors broke on the first day and still was not repaired by the time we left. The play area and games room was laughable The pool table was ripped and not fit for purpose and there was a gambler in the corner... Not really for children and the play area consisted of a very small plastic slide and plastic house. The beds were really hard and the pillows weren't really fit for purpose, We were only here a week and by the second day we knew we would not be going back to the Canifor, And it just got worse. The indoor pool was salt water and the showering area was like something out of a horror movie, It was disgusting. The whole indoor pool area was disgusting. The Breakfast was good but to be honest there was not a lot of selection for the evening meal, I found broken glass on the floor in the dining hall underneath my sons chair and the fifth day in i had a piece of plastic in my food! and the waiter we spoke to said its nothing to do with me not my problem and another one said it was bone. When we finally spoke to the manager he was very pleasant and apologized. At this point during what was supposed to be an amazing family holiday we had all been very ill, my mother who was with us had spent a full day in bed and there were a lot of people in the hotel that were poorly. And on our final night my mother had to evict a cockroach out of her room. I have been going to Malta all of my life and can honestly say this is by far the worst hotel i have stayed in and will not be staying again and i would advise people to stay away from The Canifor. Collapse
Never a 4 Star
Stay Date: 12/2016, Irene G wrote this review.
My room was on 5th floor and I was pleased with it apart from no heat till 5pm and no matress cover on bed and I am not happy sleeping on uncovered bed that has had multiple occupants.Apart from this it is not 4 star the food is under standard cold w… See more
My room was on 5th floor and I was pleased with it apart from no heat till 5pm and no matress cover on bed and I am not happy sleeping on uncovered bed that has had multiple occupants.Apart from this it is not 4 star the food is under standard cold with cold plates and I witnessed a cockroach on cheese and salad display that the staff had a so what attitude about.The waiting staff need some training they remove dirty plates from across you while you are eating and one even poked me in the backside to get my attention.The entertainment consists of music that the locals come in for to dance to every weekend and all but take over the place.There is no quiet area to sit and talk only reception that is not suitable.The WiFi is pathetic and even if you pay you do not get a working service.The TV has only News channels in English so no entertainment in room if you want to get away from loud music.The bar staff could be quite rude and accused a lady of getting me DrInks as I was not all inclusive but as I do not drink alcohol I had to have strong words with him.I will not be staying here again there are plenty of really good hotels I visited in the area that make the Canifor look really down market. Collapse
Can't wait to go home
Stay Date: 12/2016, Sylvia W wrote this review.
No heating in the bedrooms until after 5 at night if you want to stay in you have to get under the duvet. The building work outside is horrendous it starts at 7.30 am until at least 4.30. Contacted the rep for choice holidays whow just passedon't t… See more
No heating in the bedrooms until after 5 at night if you want to stay in you have to get under the duvet. The building work outside is horrendous it starts at 7.30 am until at least 4.30. Contacted the rep for choice holidays whow just passedon't the book expecting us to contact reception, last thing you want on holiday is to get upset with folk who don't want to know. This is our 4th time at this hotel but won't ever come back agsin Collapse
a few tweaks here and there and it would be a better hotel
Stay Date: 12/2016, betty t wrote this review.
we,v just returned from a 2 wk visit over xmas & new yr .we have used this hotel many times over the yrs nothing seems to change . it's clean &comfortable all the staff are very friendly but I think it was a mistake but I only had my bed changed once… See more
we,v just returned from a 2 wk visit over xmas & new yr .we have used this hotel many times over the yrs nothing seems to change . it's clean &comfortable all the staff are very friendly but I think it was a mistake but I only had my bed changed once during the 2 wks I was there I know I should have complained but the house keeper frightened me let alone the maids she sounded a real dragon so I kept quiet lol.the food in the restaurant gets worse I only had two warm meals while I was there 1 I don't like my food throwing on my plate 2 I like my veg. draining well and 3 I only like small potions , the bacon was disgusting they never separate the slices before cooking so some are too well cooked some not cooked at all, if you ask for ice cream you are only allowed 2 flavors and the plates were never HOT nothing worse than having your meal served on a cold plate.we have given the hotel chance to improve during the yrs. we,v patronized it but i'm sorry we will never stay there again Collapse
Stay Date: 02/2016, _waynedoig wrote this review.
Well never been b4 thought try it out. it was strange at first back in time i felt , but grew on me very quickly,we liked the history of malta, we covered all of the island, plus gozo and sicily, loved it hotel fantastic great food ,great entertainme… See more
Well never been b4 thought try it out. it was strange at first back in time i felt , but grew on me very quickly,we liked the history of malta, we covered all of the island, plus gozo and sicily, loved it hotel fantastic great food ,great entertainment. room was clean bit dated but for the price cant be beaten,plenty bars & restraunts close by: as in 100yds.Location good for transport to other areas. Looking forward to going back ,came last january going back 16 jan 2017, not long now haha, Collapse
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