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Homestay Accommodation

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  • Host family welcoming
  • Host Family Accommodation
  • Host Family
  • Host Family Dinner

A warm welcome, caring environment and immersion into the English language are just a few things that homestay accommodation offers. The ideal choice for young students aged 15-18, homestay accommodation gives visitors the opportunity to experience our lifestyle at first-hand and get an insight into our culture and traditions.

Our caring hosts provide our young students aged 15-18 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 over 30 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 hosts 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 hosts have established long-term friendships with our students which continue after our students have returned home.

Most of our homestay accommodations 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 hosts and regularly updates our homestay accommodation register. We do our best to match students with suitable hoestays according to individual preferences, and we can also provide digital photos of all homes. Our Accommodation Officer regularly visits and inspects all hosts. Students who book homestays must also book an arrival airport transfer to ensure safe arrival at the accommodation.

Children below 15 years must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian on the island for the whole homestay period.

Board types

  • Bed & Breakfast (BB) includes a continental breakfast and weekly laundry.
  • Half Board (HB) includes a continental breakfast, cooked dinner (special diets option on request) and weekly laundry.
  • Full Board (FB) includes a continental breakfast, daily packed lunch, cooked dinner (special diets option on request) and weekly laundry.

Supplements (charged per teen student per week)

  • Air-conditioning (subject to availability): €84
  • Private bath / shower (for single rooms only and subject to availability): €105
  • Special diet (eg coeliac, halal, low-cholesterol, vegan and lactose free diet excluding vegetarian): €37 on BB and €77 on HB and FB
  • Unaccompanied Minors to Airport €75 each way
  • Single nationality placement: €60

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

Prices & dates

1 Jan 2024 - 15 Jun 2024

Price per room per night from:  €27

16 Jun 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

Price per room per night from:  €37

1 Sep 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Price per room per night from:  €27

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Please note accommodation availability is limited, especially in the summer season. Your accommodation booking is NOT confirmed until you have received a written confirmation from Alpha School.

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If your preferred choice of accommodation is not available, please contact our Accommodation Manager who will try to offer you an alternative.

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.

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