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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We got the last available room on Sunday Aug 14. The deluxe with panoramic views - it did not mis-sell, the four windows of the room (part of the City's wall) looked out across Malta to the sea. The picture window in the bathroom was particularly special - take a shower or bath you looked directly out this window. The... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby booked this as an end of holiday treat. The front of house staff were very polite and friendly. The complimentary drink and nibbles were a nice touch. The hotel has many nice antiques which fitted in well with the building's age. Our bedroom was fitted with period pieces and comfortable. A few steps led up to the hot tub... More 

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

A beautifully designed hotel with outstanding service - ever member of staff we came across was friendly, helpful and very attentive in a relaxed and understated way. We used the off-site pool - the front desk arranged a lift there and back (5 mins away) - and had it all to ourselves - the staff there were also excellent -... 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 a sheer delight to read and we are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your experience at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. We are also glad to hear that you had a pleasant experience at The Xara Lodge by the pool,... More 

Canterbury, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was perfection, we didn't actually stay in the hotel but friends did and loved it ! Although we live in Canterbury UK we liaised with their management and the help of a Maltese friend and really had the most perfect wedding. Mdina is so beautiful and historic, the hotel is full of antiques with a wonderful atmosphere and all... 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 be happier to receive such kind words such as these. It was such a pleasure to contribute to such an important day of your life, and we are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful wedding at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel through Orbitz, and the room I selected didn't get passed on. Lovely staff, who showed me several rooms, lugging my 50+ pound suitcase around the entire time. A nice welcome drink while I filled out the paperwork. The breakfast in the morning was fresh, and had an unbeatable view as well. The hotel is definitely old,... 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 delighted with your feedback, and the biggest complement received with your wish to return! We are really blessed with a lot of natural charm, and only aim to enhance it by trying to give our guests the most unique and memorable experience. Thank you once... More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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 the outdoor Jacuzzi with a g&t, it is truly a lovely experience and you really get to see the beautiful panoramic views of Malta. As for your comments, I thank you and would like you to rest assure that... More 

Staffs
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

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 July 13, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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 

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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 Citta Nobile, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Mdina
Price Range: $142 - $564 (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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