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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to Malta and I was blown away by the weather, the buildings and the history even before we got to Mdina....'the silent city'. Within a short walk of the grand entrance to Mdina was the Xara Palace. the service was courteous and efficient, before long we were in Suite 15. our Jacuzzi was on the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I stayed at the Xara palace for two nights recently. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. The building is absolutely stunning and Mdina is an amazing place to spend a few days. Being a Unesco world heritage site it's full of amazing things to see. The hotel bedroom was lovely but really do need keeping in... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding in many ways: - Beautiful, historic building in a beautiful city - very spacious suite, good beds, lots of windows with great views - lovely, kind staff - everyone goes out of their way and is very knowledgeable about history of the city, events, etc. - top location - original, "different" when it comes to interior, furniture, paintings,... lots... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice location, but the service is deficient for a supposedly 5 star hotel. But most importantly, think twice if you want a quiet stay at the pool. They let locals with their kids in for 15 euros. They just ruined our stay at 300 euros per night. Enough said! Relais et Château... Yeah right...

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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 saddened by your comments, however rest assure that they have been discussed internally within the team and taken into serious consideration. Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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56 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a must visit in Malta, in the oldest part of the island, a real castle, on the most romantic, cobblestone street, with, access to a horse-drawn carriage for a tour of he ancient town, eat on the terrace with unbelievable views, of the island and sea, have the rabbit, and he Grand Marnier soufflé, and much more. Staff is... More 

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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. Mdina is a truly magical place and we are so glad that you had the opportunity to enjoy it while staying at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Your kind words on our staff and cuisine at the de Mondion have been a sheer delight to receive!... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In June my husband and I stayed at the Xara Palace for two nights. Of all the places we stayed in Malta/Gozo this was absolutely our favorite - the hotel is exquisitely charming and the staff very friendly. Breakfast on the terrace and drinks in the evening (in the interior courtyard) were highlights. We enjoyed the pool - which while... More 

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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 words have been warmly received and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed all the aspects of your Infinitely Xara experience. Mdina is beautiful and we feel blessed with such a location and to be able to share it with our guests. We thank... More 

Singapore
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a stunning view from a common terrace. Rooms are small but comfortable, service is good. Some visit only the restaurant, as it is one of the best in that area. We ordered room service from the same restaurant - it was delicious!

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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 and that you found both the staff and room service to your liking. We truly aim to make your experience as enjoyable as possible and only hope to see you again very soon! Many thanks and kind... More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A former palazzo located in a quiet corner of a quiet town drenched in history and all within walking distance. First-class restaurant. Well-trained, attentive staff. We had a bi-level suite with a panoramic view. A great base for exploring Malta, which seems to have few American tourists, although English is one of two official languages and people are very friendly.... More 

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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 thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Your kind words on our staff service, and views have been warmly received! We only hope to see you once again very soon! Many thanks and kind regards Irene' More 

Godalming, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From our arrival to departure we had the most enjoyable stay imaginable. Everything about the hotel oozes class! The staff were so very welcoming and helpful and nothing was too much trouble at all. The food is amazing whether you eat in the Trattoria or de Mondion Restaurant (from where the views are incredible). We returned after a day out... More 

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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 could not have asked for a bigger compliment. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux as well as at the Trattoria and the de Mondion. We hope you had a fabulous birthday and are so pleased... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing hotel. One of the best I have ever stayed at. Staff couldn't be more helpful. Hotel itself gorgeous. And, Malta just lovely - I had no idea how pretty and interesting this country is, and...weather great! I will be back. Thank you everyone at the Xara for a brilliant break.

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Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted to hear that you had a fabulous time at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux! We truly aim to make you your experience as enjoyable as possible. Malta is a beautiful place, and ideal for a relaxing break. Thank you once again for your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Mdina
Price Range: $149 - $525 (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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Also Known As:
The Xara Palace Relais And Chateaux
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Hotel Mdina
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Malta/Mdina
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