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Standard No 20 Ta Xmajjar 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
  • Students need to bring their own towels
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Cleaning service provided
  • All apartments are accessed by lift
  • Fans
  • Security
Number of Bedrooms
Type of Room
Board Status

Description of accommodation

No 20 Ta Xmajjar Shared Apartments consist of four (4) apartments, each with three (3) bedrooms and two (2) bathrooms. Maximum capacity is six (6) students per apartment. Each apartment is fully equipped with a kitchen including an oven, hob, microwave, toaster and fridge freezer. Living and dining area include cable TV. This accommodation is recommended for students who are 18-29 years of age (although students aged 30+ can also book this option). The apartments are in a residential building consisting of eleven (11) apartments. Apartments are mixed gender. EC apartments are exclusively for EC students.  

Description of local area

Best known for shopping, a bustling nightlife, posh restaurants and cafes in abundance, Sliema is in the heart of a major commercial and residential area in Malta. Featuring abundant shops and shopping malls, Sliema is a popular haven for those who like to shop and who enjoy the finer things in life as the area includes several chic restaurants. Stylish villas and traditional Maltese townhouses line the streets, mixing the old with the new. Lining the coastline is a promenade that has become the ideal spot for joggers and walkers, as well as a prolific meeting place for locals during the summer season.  The Ta Xmajjar Apartments are very close to a several restaurants and supermarkets, and to Balluta Bay and the Sliema seafront. 


No 20 Ta Xmajjar Apartments, Howard Street, Sliema 

Emergency Number

+356 99467078


All Year Round  

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday/Sunday
    Check in: 2:00 p.m. or later
    Departure day: Saturday/Sunday
    Check out: 10:00 a.m.

Journey to school

25 minutes walking distance


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.


  • Apartments are cleaned once per week. 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 apartments.
  • 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 departure date (providing no damages have been found).