Five of the Best
The Guardian and its sister newspaper The Observer featured Indulgence Divine amongst their best accommodations in Malta and Gozo. Derek Guthrie emphasised that the "tourist free enclave of narrow lanes" of the historic city that hosts Indulgence Divine are unspoilt by the tourist industry.
Travel & Lust is one of the few websites which insists its writers stay. It's the only way to a thorough review. It was also adamant that "If you want to experience living in a converted traditional Maltese house, this is the place for you... the house itself is 450 years old, you are completely surrounded by an incredible history"
Lonely Planet's new Malta and Gozo guide marks Indulgence Divine as Top Choice, emphasising the amount of space guests get for their money. "It's a 16th century town house for two, tucked away in a Birgu backstreet," goes their description, "that's been decorated with flamboyant shots of colour".
Skillfull blend of old and new
Indulgence Divine along with Gattaldo's other property Valletta G-House feature in an insert on Valletta within the pages of German women's magazine Brigitte. The insert describes Indulgence Divine as "a skillfull blend of old and new, an explosion of colour, shapes and styles”
10 coolest places in Europe
The Irish Independent asked holiday accommodation speciaeist Welcome Beyond to pick the 10 coolest places to stay in Europe. Amongst them was Indulgence Divine - "romantic 16th-century house in the historic town of Vittoriosa... a peachy getaway for couples.”
un’ottima sintesi tra storia e design
Italian travel magazine Bell’Europa featured Indulgence Divine in a wonderful feature on Malta.
It described Indulgence Divine as the ideal synthesis between history and contemporary design.
Like having a boutique hotel all to yourself.
Interior Design Magazine
Interior design magazine Flair, edited by the much loved late journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, featured its favourite interiors. We were stunned to see our bedroom on its front cover.
"Most holiday rentals make you want to spring out of bed and hit the road right away," writes Flair "but this one is like having a boutique hotel all to yourself”
one of Europe's most desirable rental properties
Influential design website weheart.com fell in love with the "deliciously retro beauty" of our accommodation. It wrote - "A home away from home for two, Indulgence Divine is a perfectly chic residence from which to explore this decidedly up-and-coming island", but the best compliment comes at the end of the piece - "Gattaldo's house conversion may just be one of Europe's most desirable rental properties..."
think Alice in Wonderland meets Vittoriosa
Interior Design Magazine
Interior design magazine Homeworks featured Indulgence Divine in its Colour Confidence issue The title ran "Welcome To The House Of Fun"
“Rather than do away with centuries of history and culture, Gattaldo and Mike have cleverly intertwined such rich themes into their design process, resulting in a contemporary style that is distinctly unique.”
Lives up to its name
Get Away for Less in Style insists Top Sante magazine regardless of the downturn. Amongst its recommendations Top Sante assures us Indulgence Divine "lives up to its name with funky decor a king sized canopy bed that looks like it's from medieval times, as well as a luxurious double shower”
Brainchild of travel industry's enfante terrible Garri Rayne, hotelhaiku pares it down to one succinct haiku per property. Indulgence Divine is proud to be featured in hotelhaiku:
"Lovers lay in siege
In sensuous surroundings
With colour abound"
Immersed in history
TimeOut's Malta & Gozo guide recommends the 3 Cities which offer "historic accommodation with plenty of charm."
It goes on to write that "Indulgence Divine is renowned for its deluxe self-catering accommodation and eco-design."
Malta is for Lovers
GG magazine's 25th anniversary issue dedicated three spreads to the island with "turquoise waters, craggy cliffs and impressive buildings". GG magazine also recommended staying at Indulgence Divine where "The ultra-modern furnishings fit in perfectly with the apartment's historical limestone architecture".
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“one of Europe's most desirable rental properties”
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