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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$242*
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We stayed at The Xara Palace as a part of our 3 week wedding trip to Malta. Mdina is a fascinating place to visit but to stay there at the only hotel in town, is a special treat, as if having the town all to yourself. The hotel is comfortable, decorated with fabulous antique furniture and Mdina glass vases. It...

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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 kind words and comments have been warmly received. We are delighted to hear that you liked our unique and classic décor, and that you found Mdina to be a truly beautiful. Re your comments on our fine dining restaurant; de Mondion, it is a true pleasure...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Mdina is a beautiful walled city & this quiet luxury hotel in an ancient palace is a perfect place to stay. Given the choice between Valletta & Mdina, I would stay here every time. The staff, bedrooms, breakfast & dinner (at their award winning restaurant) were all faultless. A truly beautiful hotel & lovely experience. Thank you to all.

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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 so glad to hear that you enjoyed Mdina, it is a truly enchanting City. Thank you for your kind words and comments on or décor and services, we aim to make every Infinitely Xara experience as enjoyable as possible, We hope to have the pleasure...

Petworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Having used Relais & Chateaux many times we had high expectations when we booked the Xara Palace and we were not disappointed. The location is wonderful. The quality of the accommodation is high and the service provided at all levels was excellent. Our only disappointment was the rather inflated pricing in the main restaurant. The quality of the food and...

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Stayed here for Valentines night . Booked room with private terrace and Jacuzzi and Special menu meal in the fine dining room . Stayed for breakfast and walked around Mdina afterwards . All in all a superb place to stay. Very friendly and helpful staff form the manager to the gardener ( who gave me a great chat on Malta...

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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 write a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Valentine's day at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. All our staff really take pride in what they do and love to share their knowledge with our guests, and be as helpful as possible. We truly aim to...

Antigua, Guatemala
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Perfect location, excellent service and a pleasure to enjoy the Silent City. Xara met and exceeded all expectations. Large, clean, quiet and comfortable room. Superb views and service.100% recommended

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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 had a pleasant experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. We truly aim to make every Infinitely Xara experience as unique and special as possible. We are so very grateful for your kind words and hope to see you...

Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is what a boutique hotel in an historical setting should be like. The hotel is an old palace which has been preserved with respect for the tradition of Mdina. The setting and view are simply magnificent. The rooms have all the modern comforts and the restaurant is excellent. This is the perfect hotel from which to explore the Mdina....

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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 enjoyed your experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Your kind words and compliments have been warmly received. We hope to have the pleasure to see you again soon. Many thanks and kind regards Irene'

London
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The room was just beautiful but not sure it would be worth the the exceptionally high rates in the summer. The lounge area lacks atmosphere, no music just very quiet. So can be very sole-less. The restaurant next door was freezing cold ( it was January) in fact so cold we had to leave to eat elsewhere.

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Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. Thank you for your kind words on The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Please rest assure that your comments were discussed internally and taken into consideration, as we hope to make every Infinitely Xara experience as enjoyable as possible. We only hope to see you again soon,...

New Orleans
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Everything you would expect from a luxury hotel, although the two restaurants are not up to the standards of the hotel. Avoid room #9. Windows open to the busy outdoor cocktail bar. Evening turn down service, ample linens, comfortable bed and the special advantage of being in Mdina at night, after the tourist busses have gone. Check for special offers...

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Birkirkara, Malta
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This hotel is located in the historical city of Mdina. Just have a look at the hotel's website and see for yourself. The room was cosy and very spacious and comfortable. Staff are very professional and always ready to help. It's a historical place in the Silent City and for us it was a wonderful experience.

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

Good afternoon and thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. Your comments are delightful and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the surroundings, and that you enjoyed your Infinitely Xara experience. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you soon, Many thanks and kind regards Irene'

San Francisco
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We had high expectations of this place. Our room was large by hotel standards although damp and musty. The downside of an old building I guess. The window looked out onto the staircase leading to our room making it slightly dark and gloomy. The furnishings were a mix of some grand pieces and others more shabby chic. The bed was...

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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
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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
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  • 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: RM661 - RM2,180 (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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The Xara Palace Relais And Chateaux
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“ask for a view”
robw361, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“As this was a converted Palace, the room configurations are unusual.”
972peterc, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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.”
  • the main hall leading to our room
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