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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked a suite with balcony and Jacuzzi which were splendid, with all the luxury you would expect from 5* hotel. The welcome was good, with drinks after an arranged taxi and bags delivered to room. Marble and granite floors were welcome in the heat, especially after sitting on the balcony or in the Jacuzzi admiring the fantastic view. Mdina... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a romantic night in Malta during our 10 day European vacation in Sicily. This hotel is EVERYTHING you could want. It's romantic, gorgeous, clean and the staff is on point. We came back at night and wanted a cocktail, they delivered it to our room as we watched TV on our second floor bedroom with a... More 

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the location it was perfect the hotel is unique our only negative comments were our room looked a little tired new bed covers needed they were faded and dull looking but the bed was really comfortable .The room had display cupboards along one wall but the shelves were bare they needed items in them to add interest .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ancient and stunning, and most of the staff were top notch. Both the hotel and Mdina should not be missed, nor should an evening meal at their superb restaurant. As good as this sounds, there is a need for some real improvement. Our suite was very musty, no doubt caused by the large mold stain on our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed the special ambiance of the hotel in such a unique location. Even though our room with staircase up to the mezzanine bedroom was not the biggest, it was elegantly furnished, clean and had a certain intimate, tower like quality about it. The bathroom was small, but modern and very clean.The staff was friendly and we very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant, silent, clean, well kept, top location, great service, unforgettable culinary experience, suite packed with history and also very comfortable, totally recommended. A++ you get what you pay for!

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

Thank you for choosing The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux and for taking the time to post a review about us on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is very important to us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and find your positive comments truly encouraging. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you once... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

No service, no Concierge, no advices. We had to carry our luggages to our room. No parking help either. The room was no up to standards. Bathroom paint was old and away in some areas. We mentioned it and the windows, spider webs and other bad aspects were cleaned, but still. We felt that the hotel needed a real lift... More 

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

We thank you for choosing The Xara Palace Relais & Chateux and for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We are very saddened to hear about your disappointment. Kindly rest assured that your comments were noted and discussed internally. Should you wish to discuss in further detail we would be grateful if you could get in... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed at this old immaculate hotel on our last night in Malta. It was my wife's choice and what a good choice it was. The building has been beautifully renovated to it's formal glory. It is very discreet in every way from the furnishings to the staff. The view over Malta to Valette in the morning was breathing taking.... More 

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

Thank you for spending your last night in Malta at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux and for taking the time to post a review about us on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased to learn that you enjoyed a delightful experience. We really appreciate your positive feedback about us. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you once... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had never been to Malta and intially were concerned that it might be too small. However our choice of the Xara palace as the place to stay ensured that we had a wonderful stay. Mdena is a fabulous place to be especially when everyone has gone home. The hotelm itself has a superb restaurant and even the Bistro is... More 

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

Thank you for choosing The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux during your first time visit to Malta and for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. Your positive feedback about your experience is truly motivating and we really appreciate. We hope that you will visit Malta for the second time and that we will be able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were making our first trip to Malta.The hotel was excellent in all the most important ways.The staff were so helpful....nothing was too much trouble.Our family groups age range was from 12 yrs upto 80ish.They met all our varied requests.We would definately come back and have recommended the hotel to friends.

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

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux during your recent visit to Malta and for taking the time to post a review about your positive experience on Trip Advisor. Your feedback about the hotel and the team are truly encouraging. We really appreciate. We hope that you will come to visit us again soon.... More 

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