Skip to Navigation

Comfort Ortigia Shared Apartments

EC Students Only


Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Includes

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Bed linen provided
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • All apartments are accessed by lift
  • Fans
  • Security
Number of Bedrooms
2 or 3
Type of Room
Single / Twin
Bathroom Type
Shared
Board Status
Self-Catering

Description of accommodation

Ortigia Apartments consist of seven (7) apartments, with three (3) bedrooms and two (2) bathrooms in each apartment. Maximum capacity is six (6) students per apartment. There are also two (2) apartments with two (2) bedrooms and two (2) bathrooms each, which can take a maximum of four (4) students each. All apartments are fully equipped with a kitchen including an oven, hob, microwave, toaster and fridge freezer. Living and dining areas include cable TV. The apartments have a balcony in the living area. This accommodation is recommended for students aged 30+ (although students aged 18-29 can also book this option). Apartments are mixed gender. This accommodation is exclusively used for EC students.

Description of local area

Swieqi is a town in the northern region of Malta. It is a residential area within walking distance of St. Julian’s and Paceville, Malta's nightlife and entertainment centres. There are many shops available in the Bay Street shopping complex. Other entertainment venues include a cinema and a bowling alley. Local amenities, including a large supermarket, bank and postal services are all within easy walking distance.


Address

Ortigia Apartment,
80, Fuq il-Gonna,
Is-Swieqi

Emergency Number

+356 9946 7078

Available

All year round

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday / Sunday 
    Check-in: 14:00 onward
    Departure Day: Saturday / Sunday
    Check-out: 10:00am

Journey to school

Approx. 10 minutes walking distance


Cancellations

Cancellation prior to arrival

Students cancelling or postponing fewer than 14 days before arrival will be charged a one-week accommodation fee at the standard accommodation rate and the accommodation placement fee.

Cancellation after arrival

Students leaving their accommodation must give notice in writing four (4) weeks prior to termination. After deducting the price of accommodation used, including the required notice period charged at standard accommodation rates, students will be refunded the remaining accommodation costs. If the four-week notice period is not provided, a cancellation fee equal to four (4) weeks of the accommodation cost will apply.

Airport Pickup

Arrival and Departure transfers are included free of charge when booking course and accommodation with EC.

Arrival Procedures

Students staying in EC residences whose flights arrive Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. will be taken to EC Malta for a short introduction to the school. Important first day information and access to apartments will be given. A driver will take the student to the apartment with a member of staff who will show the student the apartment and complete a checklist. Students whose flights arrive outside of these times will be greeted at the airport by an EC member of staff. A driver will then take the student directly to the residence.

Notes

  • Mixed gender apartments (single gender in twin rooms)
  • Apartments are cleaned twice per week, including one full cleaning and one cleaning of common parts within the apartment. In between cleaning, students are expected to keep their apartments in an orderly manner, including washing their own dishes and removing garbage.
  • Bed linen, one (1) bath towel and one (1) small towel are provided. However, students should bring their own beach towels. Bed linen is changed once per week.
  • Heating in winter can be used free of charge; however, heating must be turned off when no one is in the room. During summer, a ventilator is provided in every bedroom. A/C is available at €5 per day per bedroom. A €20 refundable deposit will be collected for the remote control.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in the apartment.
  • Credit card authorisation will be taken upon arrival at school and will be used as a form of deposit against any damages. If students do not have access to a credit card, a cash deposit of €100 will be taken and returned on the departure date (providing no damages have been found).