My wife and I had been to Tunisia with family about three months ago. It was extremely hot, food indifferent and I came back with a virus. Consequently we went to Malta in a good class hotel as compensation.
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
Initially built for the noble family Moscati Parisio , the The Xara Palace - Relais & Chateaux Hotel in Mdina Malta is an …More
A utilitarian apartment in a scruffy, by local standards, area; it suited our purposes which were a base for diving and travel around the island but it isn't advisable for those who may wish to spend time in their hotel.
Dom from UK
Boasting a superb location in the Island, the Apartments Belmont Court in the city of Qawra, Malta, offer a …More
"Unbelievable views from seaside room! Fantastic location!"
This is a true resort! Pool, spa, gym, beach, great restaurants, everything at your fingertips. It is a little distance from Sliema and Valletta, but there is a courtesy bus which works fine. WOuld get pretty crowded in summer I imagine, but a fantastic break from London in March - sun, but not too hot, and not too many crowds. highly recommended
Nikki from London
Modern resort with panoramic views overlooking Salina Bay; set on the edge of St Paul’s Bay, 1.5 kilometres from the centre …More
Room spacious and clean, however it was not clearly stated in the description that the free wifi and the air conditioning only applied in the reception area. The room only had a rather inadequate ceiling fan. Also there was no mention that there is a 50 euro deposit for the room key. A room safe could be hired as also could an extra fan but these had a deposit of 10 euros apiece and a daily charge, meaning your funds are 70 euros down instantly if you want security and comfort on your holiday.
Lovely self catering accommodation with lovely view of the bay from the front of the apartments,however We do note that there were rear apartments that only have a view of a mural wall,which if we had, we would have been a little disappointed with.
Facilities in apartment and space was very good,however the beds weren't the most comfortable.(hard mattress, personal preference?)
It was late in season and the pool was " Bracing" and only had sun till noon.May be warmer earlier in season??However a beautiful ,clean and well positioned pool.
The only contact we had with the apartment manager was efficient and friendly.
Situated around the corner of the more busier part of the bay,which suited us well.
Restaurant food was fine and staff were as helpful as they were able and very friendly.
Local transport was easily accessible,affordable and well worth it.
We would stay here again.
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