centrally located one bedroom apartment close to University of Malta
FAQ LOOZA RESIDENCE
Rates for accommodation vary according to the season and length of stay and type of accommodation you choose. Have a look at our rates page or contact us for a quotation.
In our Looza accommodation you may rent a room for single use where you will have a room for yourself. It is also possible to book a shared room if you prefer to share a room with another student and pay a cheaper rate.
At Looza we offer our guests accommodation on a floor used exclusively by the guests. You share the main entrance with the family and go through the house to reach your floor. You will have the freedom to come in and go out whenever you please. For independence you can choose the self-catering option.
Yes if you are over 18 you will have a key to the front door and are free to come and go.
No if you are over 18 there are no curfews. You may come back home at whatever time you like. In case you come home late at night, we ask you to kindly be as quiet as possible.
For those who like to be more independent at Looza we offer a self-catering option, a stay with no meals included. If you’d like more contact with the family you can opt for the bed and breakfast option or breakfast and dinner to have your meals included together with the family downstairs. You can choose yourself what sort of stay you would like to have. Independent or more contact.
Guests staying at Looza will be able to use the newly refurbished guest kitchenette located on the same floor as the guest rooms to prepare their own meals. The kitchenette is shared between 2 rooms so we ask you to be considerate to others and leave it clean and tidy after use.
Yes, there is a large Lidl supermarket, a wellbees supermarket and many other smaller ones as well as butchers and greengrocers all within easy walking distance.
You may give your laundry for washing free of charge. No extra hidden costs.
You can find cleaning materials on the same floor as your room, if you wish your room to be cleaned by us kindly leave it clutter free in order to be able to clean the floors and surfaces quickly.
No sheets and towels are provided. Just bring your own beach towel to take to the beach with you.
For security reasons friends of guests are not permitted into the house.
Smoking is not allowed inside the house however you may smoke outdoors on the terrace.
Students who choose to live in homestay accommodation benefit from living in a homely atmosphere with the bonus of having someone local to help you to settle in and the opportunity to practice English in an environment well suited for learning. At Looza you get to choose your level of contact with the family. If you wish to have more contact you can choose to have breakfast/Dinner with the family downstairs. If you prefer more independence the self-catering option is for you.
Most probably there will be other students staying at the same time and it is a great opportunity for making friends. Guests are encouraged to practise their English speaking skills between themselves and with the family.
For those who wish to have more contact with the family the bed and breakfast or half board options are suitable. Continental breakfast is served every morning and home cooked dinner is served at around 7pm from Monday to Friday. Guests on half board basis will have the opportunity to have a friendly chat with the family and other guests in a relaxed atmosphere around the kitchen table. You will have a more carefree stay and have your meals prepared for you.
At Looza meals are shared together with the rest of the family and other guests and although we do take note of the odd dislike of a particular food we cannot cater for special diets and vegetarian meals. For guests with special requirements we suggest the self-catering option although guests may still come and join in the conversation at dinner time.
Malta has it’s charms all year round. The weather in winter is usually mild and summers are very warm and sunny. Accommodation prices vary with prices going up considerably in the peak summer months.
Yes Malta is surrounded by the beautiful Mediterranean sea and it is perfectly safe to swim. No dangerous fish around!
When you get a Tallinja card you will be able to travel for free using the Maltese bus service.
Have a look at our post to get info on how to apply to get a tal-linja card and travel for free, same as the locals.
Although distances in Malta are not big, Malta’s roads are very busy and it can be quite dangerous. Also keep in mind that Malta is very hilly and the summer temperatures are quite high.
Our Looza accommodation as well as Vista apartment are located in San Gwann at 10 minutes walking distance from the University of Malta as well as Mater Dei hospital. It is also close to important bus stops with buses going directly to most locations in Malta.
Visit our Covid-19 entry requirement page for details relating certificates required to enter Malta. All restrictions and requirements have now been removed.
Yes, there are quite a number of well known coffee shops such as Cafe Cuba and Starbucks as well as Food outlets such as Burger King, and Pizza Hut amongst others within a short walking distance.
Have a look at what our past guests have to say