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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$450*
US$252*
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sevenoaks
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The suites are reassuringly costly, the service is exemplary and the location superlative. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and they make first rate service look easy. Te catering was also excellent as was the wine list. This is a truly wonderful hotel and we have booked to return

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mdina is a famous tourist attraction in Malta and it is normally get crowd in day time. There are not many accommodation choices in Mdina and most tourists will not stay here for one night. Thus, it is really nice to stay one night in Xara Palace in Mdina to enjoy the quietness of this ancient and beautiful city. I've...

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Towson, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want a break from the chain hotels, this is the place. This hotel is within the walls of the old town, and, therefore, is very atmospheric. You cannot drive into the old town, and must park in a lot nearby. It can be hard to check in when it is really crowded, which seems to be most of...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our wedding reception here in 2010 and just revisited for a significant birthday. We stayed the night and ate at the De Mondion. It was a lovely stay at a very special hotel; so atmospheric and special within the Mdina walls. The staff looked after us beautifully, including a table for dinner with a great view, and a...

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Cardiff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful wedding venue in a perfect location! The staff were absolutely fantastic - professional friendly and welcoming. We had the wedding of our dreams. We also stayed two nights at the hotel. The food was exceptional and service was superior. I cannot fault anything!

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I could give 4.5 I would. The staff are excellent and so was the food. The pizza was excellent - great Base and well prepared. The pumpkin ravioli was also great. Wonderful experience. I highly recommend this establishment.

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Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux's casual Trattoria A.D. 1530, and that you enjoyed the dishes you had. Your recommendation has been the ultimate compliment and we only hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Medina is very beautiful and it is very nice to stay in the old city. The hotel was getting getting a bit tired, especially the bathroom. The hotel definitely needs a refurbishment. The room was very dusty. The staff were friendly.

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Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Your comments have been discussed within the team internally, and will most definitely be implemented as a method for improvement. We only hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene'

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Xara Palace is a very special place to stay in Malta. There are only 17 guest rooms, so it is unique and intimate. It is located in an incredible location in the historic walled city of Mdina. The staff of the hotel are friendly, welcoming, and very helpful (especially Olga and Matthew).

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Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your comments and to hear how much you appreciated the intimacy of the original boutique hotel. We only hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene'

Eaglesham, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at this charming and interesting hotel. The staff were extremely pleasant and helpful, the room was wonderful and we have no hesitation recommending it. The city is a magical place to spend time in. We are planning another stay the Xara Palace.

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Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the hotel charming and the service of the staff to your liking. Your return will be the ultimate compliment. Thanks again for your very kind words. Many thanks and kind regrads Irene'

Malta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would like to thank the Staff at Xara Palace as we spent a wonderful weekend in the Panoramic suite. Room was cosy, spotlessly clean and comfortable with the sofa included to watch the TV! Food was deliciously prepared at Trattoria 1530 as we enjoyed our dinner there! Our Breakfast was a true delight with the panorama. It made our...

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Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your words, as we truly aim to make our guests experiences as unique and as memorable as possible. The Panoramic views are stunning and we are so pleased to hear that they were one of the highlights of your stay. Thank you for...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has 17 Rooms and Suites, all vary in size and style. Some of the Suites have Jacuzzis on their private terrace with spectacular views of the island. The Duplex rooms and Suites offer split level accommodation with the lounge area and private facilities on one level and bedroom services on the other level of the Room or Suite. Outdoor pool is available in an alternative location and shuttle service is provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

Address: Misrah Il-Kunsill Citta Nobile, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Mdina
Price Range: RM662 - RM2,209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“ask for a view”
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“As this was a converted Palace, the room configurations are unusual.”
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“Don't be swayed by the photographs.”
TomO261, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is a duplex - bedroom upstairs, living room, TV, bathroom downstairs. Not suitable for someone who cannot do stairs.”
BonnieJeff, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First night our room had spectacular views, moved to a two-story room. Each was impecibly designed, truly stunning and worth every penny.”
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