Have visited Malta many times and this was the first time staying at the Dragonara. Beautiful location with sweeping water views and great facilities. Rooms are large with nice balconies and the hotel is in walking distance to great restaurants and also the Casino. Would definitely stay there again.
"Wonderfully positioned for sightseeing in Valetta"
We went for 3 nights in November deliberately, so that we could sightsee at a cooler time of year. In the 3 days we saw most of the sights ( but the War Museum being closed was a disappointment) We also enjoyed the good standard of the restaurants.
A half day visit to Mdina, the old capital, is worth the effort and go on the public bus, only one and a half Euros for an all day ticket!
Facilities and staff were everything you would expect from a five star hotel with an exceptionally good rate for the low season. There was a wide choice of eating options and although you would expect high prices in such a hotel, they were not significantly different to those in Valletta city centre e.g. Giovannis. We were warned that we may not like Malta but we found the whole week interesting. The city was clean except after a fun run on Sunday and this was quickly cleared up by the evening. The bus services were cheap and excellent.
General Manager invited all new arrivals to meet him and the staff (including backroom staff) in the bar for drinks and nibbles so they must keep in touch with what the visitor thinks.
Privately owned so not part of a chain but member Preferred Hotels of the World.
"Excellent hotel easy access to sliema waterfront."
The hotel is ideally located close to Sliema shopping, Restaurants, Bus and ferry services. The roads leading to the hotel is a bit steep but managable. We were upgraded to an executive room on the 7th floor. The rooms are big, clean with bath and shower facilities. There was tea and coffee making facilities including an expresso machine. The pan asian restaurant is top class and throughly recommended.
Beautiful rooms looking over Balutta Bay with easy access to Valletta. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Nice pools (which we did not have time to use). Paceville within ten minutes walk - ie close enough for restaurants, far enough away to avoid noise.
Robin from Kent
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The Xara Palace was a beautiful hotel, the staff were so helpful and the hotel exceeded our expectations. Mdina in our opinion was the best place to go for a quiet peaceful holiday. We visited for the Mdina Classic Car Grand Prix which was fantastic and after the day to return to such a peaceful hotel with luxurious decor was the icing on the cake. Felt quite sad when we left the hotel as we would have loved to stay longer. Mdina is a beautiful Silent City with some lovely restaurants and wine bars and even though it was a little busy during the day with 'tourists' it was still peaceful. A romantic place to go for couples if you like it quiet and peaceful.
Jean from England West Yorkshire
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