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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
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    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 yesterday NEW 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 night here. The hotel is in a beautiful location. Rooms are generous and styled tastefully. Bathrooms could be nicer. The medina is pristine, a truly unique experience. Definitely worth staying in.. It's peaceful with beautiful views. Service was excellent and we ate in the little courtyard restaurant outside the hotel and it was lovely.. Would definitely stay... More 

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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 experience on Trip Advisor. Your comments about the hotel, our team members and the restaurants are very encouraging and truly appreciated. Please note that your comment about the bathrooms has... More 

Thessaloniki, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A hotel that we can recommend and we would like to stay again in our next visit to Malta. The staff is excellent, they are very helpfull and are always smiling. The food in the de Mendion Restaurant was delicious. We enjoyed our stay at the hotel in this beautiful old city Mdina very much.

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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 truly appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to welcome you again in the near future. Once again, thank you. More 

Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

beautiful view all over Malta. perfect accomodation and fantastic staff of Xara palace. very accomodating and smiling all day long to satisfy you. very night different quality restaurant. perfect spot to discover Malta history

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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 the hotel on Trip Advisor. We are very happy to note that you enjoyed your experience with us. Your comments about the hotel, the service and our team members are truly appreciated. We hope that you will be back to... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A hotel that I can strongly recommend with excellent and thoughtful staff. The food in the deMondion Restaurant is certainly the best in Mdina-Rabat and perhaps on the whole island. Choose a room with a view out from the walls of the citadel.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux on Trip Advisor. Your feedback is truly appreciated. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a lovely stay with us. Your comments about our team members, ambiance and cuisine are truly encouraging. We hope to welcome you again soon. Warm regards Marilyn More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My family and I really enjoyed this hotel. It is located in a restored old palace, in the walled city of Mdina. It is important to know that Mdina is in the central part of the island, a 20 minute drive from Valletta. But there are a lot of interesting places to see and walk to from the hotel. Valletta... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback on your experience with us at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Your comments about the location, property and food are truly motivating. We hope to welcome you once again at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux... More 

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