This was my third stay at the Phonecia and was as just as enjoyable as during previous visits over several years. The hotel's location is of particular value with easy close access to Valetta and the main bus terminal for Malta. Many of the important tourist attractions are easily reached on foot.
The food in both restaurants and the bar snacks were all well up to standard and the helpfulness of all staff especially noteworthy. My room was very comfortable and the room service without fault. The wonderful view of the harbour from the room helped to make the holiday highly memorable.
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
I had read a few reviews before going to the hotel and was a little worried but I didn't need to be, every member of staff we came in contact with was helpful, efficient and friendly. The room was great - quiet and spacious, the restaurants comfortable and inviting and the pools (both indoor and out) were lovely. We ate in the hotel most nights (having had long days out) and the food and service was brilliant and the variety and quality of food at breakfast was amazing. We will definitely be going back!
Valletta is a short walk from the hotel but does involve going up a lot of steps. A lot of the streets are quite steep so anyone who has more difficulty getting about should bear this in mind - I would say it's worth it though.
I stayed in Mellieha which was a 60-90 minute bus ride from Valletta so a little far away but easy transport links if you are happy to travel.
Nice and quiet which is what I wanted.
Free wifi in reception area only, would have been good in rooms too.
Overall lovely staff - very friendly. Nice pool. Food was buffet half board and very good throughout my stay.
Modern hotel built in a traditional style situated in the centre of the bustling seaside town of Mellieha, two km from …More
A lovely large room, with balcony towards the sea, fully stocked kitchen with gas stove/hob and large fridge, fan, wifi and air conditioning for small extra charge (we didn't need as had a good breeze with balcony door open and using the provided wall fan). 10 minute walk to beach, buses, numerous restaurants and attractions. Cheap (and delicious) pizza restaurant directly downstairs. A great place to stay for those on a budget.
Laura from Kent, England
The For Rest Aparthotel is a beautiful choice of accommodation in Malta . Located in Saint Paul’s Bay, this affordable …More
We had a huge room at the top of the house. There was an amazing view. The jacuzzi bath was in the bedroom. There were no mod cons such as a t.v or brand new furniture but there was something relaxing and different about the residence. We had the nice outdoor pool to ourselves all day and loved the hotels restaurant that was nearby. We had two great meals there. Take some time to walk down to the main village and see the church and maybe have a cheap drink with the locals in the band club or the football club. There are communal fridges to keep your drinks cool and a nice local shop to buy them in at very cheap prices. We cant wait to go back.
Joanna from gozo
Il Girna Residence is a striking affordable Sannat guest house , ideal for a tranquil Malta holiday or romantic …More
We booked this place to stay based on the reviews and was not disappointed, it was exactly as described a truly impressive restoration done by Frank the owner who made us very welcome and extremely helpful. Valetta is a beautiful city with plenty of places to eat, visit and shop. We had a lovely holiday and have already recommended staying here to friends.
Sue from Suffolk, England
If you are looking for affordable self-catering apartments in Valletta – Malta , then Palazzo Valletta offers you the …More
A perfect place to escape the crowds and relax in a tranquil and beautiful environment. Being on top of a plateau near the beautiful white cliffs on the southern coast of Gozo gives breathtaking views of Gozo, Comino and Malta, as well as meaning there's always a cooling breeze. The single storey accommodation makes the place seem even more special set amongst beautiful flowering trees. Dining underneath a 450 year old Carob tree was another treat. The only downside to our stay was that the 'private' beach had been taken over for a Brangelina film shoot resulting in limited access to the headland and no access to the beach. The hotel did however provide a bus to spectacular Xlendi which is also a must see.
Overlooking the cliffs, with views of Comino, this stone property is set amid lush greenery, five kilometres from Malta …More
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