A warm welcome, caring environment and immersion into the English language are just a few things that host family accommodation offers. The ideal choice for young students, host family accommodation gives visitors the opportunity to experience our lifestyle at first-hand and get an insight into our culture and traditions.
Our caring host families provide our young students with the additional security of a home atmosphere and the chance to share their new experiences with students from a different linguistic and cultural background. For 25 years, Alpha School of English has provided quality accommodation to thousands of foreign students including school children, university students and professionals wishing to experience the Maltese way of life at an affordable price.
Our host families are warm, welcoming, open-minded people who take both pride and pleasure in sharing their knowledge of the English language as well as our history and culture. Indeed, many of our host families have established long-term friendships with our students which continue after our students have returned home.
Most of our host families are located in the St Paul’s Bay area for easy access to our language school, local attractions and the sandy beaches in the vicinity. Throughout the year our Accommodation Department works closely with our host families and regularly updates our host family register. We do our best to match students with suitable families according to individual preferences, and we can also provide digital photos of all host family homes. Our Accommodation Officer regularly visits and inspects all host families.
Important to know
- Adults (18+) travelling alone must book a single room
- Half Board (HB) includes a continental breakfast, cooked dinner and weekly laundry.
- Full Board (FB) includes a continental breakfast, daily packed lunch, cooked dinner and weekly laundry.
- Infants (0-2 years) are free
- Children (3-7 years) pay 50%
- Children/Teen/Adults (age 8+ years) pay full price
Supplements (charged per person per week)
- Air-conditioning (subject to availability): €49.00
- Private bath / shower (for single rooms only): €49.00
- Special diet (eg coeliac, halal, low-cholesterol, vegan and lactose free diet): €49.00
Host family was helpful!
"This is a very good host family. You live in their home and this is good for students learning English. If you have a need, they attend to it immediately."
Juan Jose Casado (Spain), General English (February - March 2012)
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Accommodation rates shown on this website do not include the Environmental Contribution Tax effective from 20 June 2016. This tax is €0.50c per night per person up to a maximum of €5.00 per person per continuous stay in Malta for persons of 18 years and over.