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    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

    Misrah Il-Kunsill Citta Nobile, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
    • Very good23%
    • Average8%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “silent city” (29 reviews)
    “duplex suite” (12 reviews)
    “walled city” (15 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 May 2017

    We were very happy with our stay in your hotel and the privileged location. -Great staff, helpful and discrete. Not the kind of "haughty" staff you can find in some 5 Stars hotels. With the fried with whom I was, we like travelling relax and...More

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    Response from MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 16 June 2017

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

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    We have just come back from spending 9 nights at this lovely hotel in Mdina. The hotel is the only one in Mdina and blends in beautifully with its surroundings. We found all of the staff to be really friendly in a very genuine way,...More

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    Response from MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 16 June 2017

    Thank you for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. We are sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience on your 2nd visit...More

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Me and my now husband visited the Xara Palace for 2 nights during our wedding week. We had an amazing time and could not have chosen a better hotel to relax after our wedding. Though our wedding was held at a different venue, staff were...More

    Thank Lexy19
    Response from MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 16 June 2017

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

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Fabulous property located in heart of Mdina. We stayed three nights. Jacqui and Matthew were extremely helpful in making arrangements for car service, dinner reservations etc. hotel and restaurant staff were all warm and friendly we had to leave at 4 AM for our flight...More

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    Response from MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 16 June 2017

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

    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    We had lunch at the restaurant and cafe part of Palazzo de Piro while touring Mdina. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious. The prices were very reasonable . The view from the terrace was beautiful. Overall, a very...More

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    Response from MartinaAbela, Director of Sales at The Xara Palace Relais & ChateauxResponded 16 June 2017

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
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    • US$168 - US$548 (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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    "None of the rooms have much of a view because this is a walled city. So higher price just gets you a bigger..."
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    "We were in the deluxe suite and had a hot tub so was just perfect and so quite. Stunning views across the..."
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    "Rooms on the east have the views; those on the west are quiet."
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    "We had a standard suite which was more than adequate."
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