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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I read previous reviews on this 5 star hotel and that informed my decision. Frankly, I was disappointed. I appreciate that this is a 17thC palace and there are limitations/restrictions on what can be done to the property but.... The shower was very poor - water flow was almost non-existent and showering became a time-consuming chore. Breakfast is pricey and...

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second time staying at Xara Palace, we stayed in the Deluxe Suite with Jetted Tub & Terrace, beautiful and spacious room, terrace was nice and the tub was clean and pre-warmed up. The service is impeccable, always serving with a smile. Though the room could need a little update like heated floor in the bathroom, full beautiful...

Thank Asjolander
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A fantastic hotel in a wonderful location Everything about this hotel was perfect, the staff, service, food and you must try the restaurant in the evening-Total quality The food is Michelin star quality

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Xara Palace Hotel in Malta is truly a magical experience ! A 5-star getaway in the Mediterranean like you've never experienced before ! This 17th century Palace ( turned boutique hotel ) with its luxurious accomodation, impeccable service and equally matched 5-star cuisine at De Mondion restaurant is something to behold ! Truly recommend for Christmas break or special...

Thank Amina B
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for our honeymoon for 4 nights & were really looking forward to some relaxation. Sadly the hotel did not live up to our expectations as the room was extremely noisy. Our room had a mezzanine level where the bed was located with what appeared to be an internal window with mirrored glass. This let in...

Thank Emma M
Skopje Region, Republic of Macedonia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place for all who enjoy history and mistery. Staying over Christmas holidays in my favorite city: Mdina the Silent City, in Xara Palace, was a very unique and wonderful experience! I felt like I have returned in the past, centuries ago... Beautiful old palace, perfect service, very professional and attentive staff always at your service... We've booked a suite...

Thank GNatasha
Sarlat-la-Caneda, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in January 2017. Situated in Mdina, the ancient capital of Malta, the hotel is a tranquil oasis away from the bustle of Valletta, the capital. Located just inside the Mdina city walls, it is easy to get to and about a 2 minute walk to the public bus service into Valletta (30 minutes' ride,...

Thank BonnieJeff
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Located in the heart of the old city, the Xara Palace is really something special. Room 2 was a duplex suite with living area and bathroom on the main level and bedroom on a mezzanine floor. The large window only overlooked a wall but as I was staying only one night and the weather was foul that wasn't a problem...

Thank Heaverman
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 review has been the ultimate compliment! We are delighted to hear how much comfort and joy your suite at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux brought you, as we are so glad that you got to experience the exclusive white truffle event that we organized at...

Reviewed 5 January 2017

The hotel and its staff were simply outstanding. Nothing was too much trouble and their care of my husband and I from our welcoming drinks, through to ensuring our dinner reservations at the Hotel's Medina restaurant were confirmed, was simply outstanding. The property is first rate and will delight antique and architecture aficionados with the respect shown for its heritage...

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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 gear how much you enjoyed your experience. We truly aim to make your stay as unique and memorable as possible, and thank you for your lovely comments on our décor as well as this historical value of the Palazzo on the whole, this...

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The location is second to none in Malta, after doing a tour of the island I can honestly say we picked the best location. Mdnia itself is picturesque and peaceful (so much so that it can eerie at night as there is no sound at all!) The hotel is like staying in a little slice of history which is actually...

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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 comments have been warmly received as well as noted. I particularly loved your comment on: 'staying in a little slice of history', how lovely. Please rest assured that all your comments on 'tlc' have been discussed internally within our team and taken into serious consideration. We...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: Malta > Island of Malta > Mdina
Price Range: ₹ 9,928 - ₹ 30,789 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't be swayed by the photographs.”
 of 5 bubbles TomO261, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 is a duplex - bedroom upstairs, living room, TV, bathroom downstairs. Not suitable for someone who cannot do stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieJeff, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First night our room had spectacular views, moved to a two-story room. Each was impecibly designed, truly stunning and worth every penny.”
  • the main hall leading to our room
 of 5 bubbles gkw256, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good and can be viewed on website”
 of 5 bubbles ianw236, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it, go for a room with panoramic view, the suite if possible (Room 11).”
 of 5 bubbles AlanL896, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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