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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

#1 of 1 Hotels in Mdina
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Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Attention to detail, beautiful hotel set in the heart of Mdina, a very old town in Malta. The hot tub on the balcony overlooking the views of malta is a must try. Rooms decorated to a high standard and excellent service from the team at the hotel. A definite must especially if u want to escape the hustle of tourists!

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

I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking you time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
42 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 7 nights at the Xara Palace, and had a generally lovely experience. The decor in the hotel is very tasteful - very individual with rugs rather than wall to wall carpeting in communal areas, interesting art etc., and the views from the suite we were in on to the surrounding countryside beautiful. The one suggestion for improvement is... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your positive comments and greatly appreciate your feedback. Please rest assure that all your suggestions were discussed internally and will be taken into consideration. We thank you and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks... More 

Woodbridge, Virginia
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot recall what room # I stayed in, but it was on the upper level and had a private terrace with a set of lounge chairs and a hot tub. The view was spectacular. However, you're staying in what is literally an old stone palace built in the 1700s, so there are some problems. The room had a slightly... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience and that you recognized the charm of this 17th century palazzo! We thank you and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks... More 

Maldon, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food on our sixth visit, previously been here in 2014, 2009, 2008 and 2007. Service excellent. Fairly wide menu and prices like most of Malta are pretty consistent. Fenici Red Wine is 20% more expensive that Radisson Golden Sands though!! Overall 39 point out of 50

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted with your comments and positive feedback and greatly anticipate your return. Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was fantastic, breakfast on the terrace was amazing, the staff were polite, kind, attentive and super efficient. It was such a treat to stay in a family run boutique hotel in such a wonderful city with such good facilities. We were sad to leave at the end of our 3 days and we will return.

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I.Zarb Adami Matketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking the time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your comments and positive feed back and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Attard, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my husband and my second visit to the Xara Palace. We got married at the Xara Lodge and the services was impeccable as promised, so it came as no surprise when that same level of excellence and service was present during our weekend stay. The hotel is quite, inviting and personal. The rooms are large, the view is... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking the time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are thrilled with your comments and are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Your positive feed back and comments have really been a delight. We greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in this hotel on three occasions whilst breaking our return journey from Gozo to the UK. This hotel exudes understated luxury and service. We tend to use on line booking sites and get the more basic rooms in the hotel. They are absolutely fine and very comfortable. The staff are most friendly and attentive. The hotel is... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking the time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your positive feed back and greatly anticipate your return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

London
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is no better hotel in Malta, and no more peaceful one either. Tucked away on the top of a hill in the walled town of Mdina, this gorgeous former palace is both opulent and relaxed. Rooms are all individually decorated, and elegant. Ask for the one (I can't remember the name, it wasn't one we managed to get!) that... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your positive feedback and greatly anticipate you return! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Island of Malta, Malta
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to the De Mondion Restaurant and the overall service and food were excellent. The fish and the meat were perfectly cooked and the desert lovely. I really appreciated the Mise en Bouche with fresh salmon. Thank you

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. Wre are delighted with your positive feed back and greatly anticipate your return. Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Sydney Australia
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134 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed only one night at this lovely 17th century palazzo built into the fortification walls of Mdina. Our room, 10, had fabulous views from St Julien to the south of Malta: it seemed like we were gazing out at half of Malta. The beds were very comfortable, air conditioning could be managed and the room was spacious with sitting... More 

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I.Zarb Adami Marketing & PR Manager at Infinitely Xara Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip Advisor. We are delighted with your positive feedback. I would also like to thank you for your suggestions and let you know that they will be discussed internally and taken into consideration. We greatly anticipate your return and are... More 

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