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    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

    Misrah Il-Kunsill Citta Nobile, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
    011 356 2145 0560
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good22%
    • Average8%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “silent city” (30 reviews)
    “duplex suite” (12 reviews)
    “walled city” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Rooftop Terrace
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Beautiful 500 year old building in the centre of the old walled town. We enjoyed a two night stay. Breakfast was on the sun terrace adjacent to the ramparts, lovely view and a real feeling of privacy. Mdina is mobbed during the day so it...More

    Thank FrancesB615
    Response from jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very...More

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    Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

    As regular visitors to Malta, we'd had the Xara Palace on our 'must stay' list for a while and managed to incorporate a 3 night stay into our latest visit. It was a fantastic start to our holiday, as we were given a wonderful welcome...More

    Thank Fatgnu
    Response from jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 11 September 2017

    Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Xara Palace. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Relaxed, airy and bright whilst redolent of its time in history. A great hotel. Staff were genuinely helpful and relaxed. Some faded glory aspects to the hotel and sometimes slightly slow service but all fits the museum that is Mdina. A joyful experienceMore

    Thank Mark H
    Response from jeanpierrecassar, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the tranquil entrance set in the fort of Mdina to the exquisite rooms with breath taking view across the island of Malta. This place is a must on your visit to Malta. The food is delious with a fantastic choice of beverages. The staff...More

    Thank Pumafreek
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    Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you loved The Xara Palace. Your kind words have been warmly received and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again very soon! Many thanks...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the very first contact everybody associated with this hotel provided professional, charming and effective service. Our room was a delight and although on two stories it was easily accessible. To be embraced by such a wonderful city set high on its commanding hill especially...More

    Thank 62Heron
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
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    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$156 - US$563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Mdina
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    Hazel G
    13 September 2015|
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    Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
    We were smart casual throughout. Don't think you need to dwell on ceremony!
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    Adrian W
    13 May 2015|
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    Response from Dubai_2_the_World | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Adrian, mine did not have those facilities. I stayed in two different rooms, and neither had them.
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    Raymond P
    9 January 2015|
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    Response from barbararitchie | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know, but why not simply either phone or email THEM? THEY will certainly be able to answer your question about half-board. Cheers.
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