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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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hampshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a room on the top floor with a terrace and jacuzzi with great views. Continental Breakfast was good ( we had it included in our package ). Service at the hotel was excellent and all the staff were very good. Great location within Mdina. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom ok but shower was poor for the quality of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful stay in a suite with amazing views & hot tub on terrace. Everything was excellent we had both breakfast & evening meal in restaurant couldn't fault anything. Appreciate other reviewers comments on bathroom fittings however, non of this detracted from our 3 day stay. In fact some small things just added to the charm of this boutique hotel. Staff...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic stay at this beautiful hotel. The staff are wonderful. The bed was so comfortable and room very clean . Room with a hot tub is a must! We hope to return once the bathroom updates are completed

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Thank Quentin T
UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights at the Xara Palace and had a lovely stay. We booked ahead and on arrival all was offered a discounted upgrade to a room with terrace, view and hot tub, great choice as the weather was brilliant. We made much use of it. Hotel is situated in the Historic town, small and everything within 600 metres. A...

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Thank Martin G
Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I read previous reviews on this 5 star hotel and that informed my decision. Frankly, I was disappointed. I appreciate that this is a 17thC palace and there are limitations/restrictions on what can be done to the property but.... The shower was very poor - water flow was almost non-existent and showering became a time-consuming chore. Breakfast is pricey and...

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2Thank Tom O
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was my second time staying at Xara Palace, we stayed in the Deluxe Suite with Jetted Tub & Terrace, beautiful and spacious room, terrace was nice and the tub was clean and pre-warmed up. The service is impeccable, always serving with a smile. Though the room could need a little update like heated floor in the bathroom, full beautiful...

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Thank Asjolander
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A fantastic hotel in a wonderful location Everything about this hotel was perfect, the staff, service, food and you must try the restaurant in the evening-Total quality The food is Michelin star quality

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Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Xara Palace Hotel in Malta is truly a magical experience ! A 5-star getaway in the Mediterranean like you've never experienced before ! This 17th century Palace ( turned boutique hotel ) with its luxurious accomodation, impeccable service and equally matched 5-star cuisine at De Mondion restaurant is something to behold ! Truly recommend for Christmas break or special...

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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 that you found your stay at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux 'Magical', as we truly aim to provide a personalized and unique experience to each of our guests. We thank you for your kind words, and only hope to see you...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for our honeymoon for 4 nights & were really looking forward to some relaxation. Sadly the hotel did not live up to our expectations as the room was extremely noisy. Our room had a mezzanine level where the bed was located with what appeared to be an internal window with mirrored glass. This let in...

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Skopje Region, Republic of Macedonia
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for all who enjoy history and mistery. Staying over Christmas holidays in my favorite city: Mdina the Silent City, in Xara Palace, was a very unique and wonderful experience! I felt like I have returned in the past, centuries ago... Beautiful old palace, perfect service, very professional and attentive staff always at your service... We've booked a suite...

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Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. Even the title of your review brought joy to our hearts! We truly aim to provide our guests with a unique and memorable experience whilst ensuring that their stay is as luxurious and relaxing as possible! We only hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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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: RM660 - RM2,351 (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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“Don't be swayed by the photographs.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
  • the main hall leading to our room
 of 5 bubbles gkw256, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good and can be viewed on website”
 of 5 bubbles ianw236, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it, go for a room with panoramic view, the suite if possible (Room 11).”
 of 5 bubbles AlanL896, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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