The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

Mdina, Malta Misrah Il-Kunsill
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The Xara Palace Boutique Hotel is a unique 17th-century palace hidden away in the medieval fortified city of Mdina, the old capital of Malta.

Perched on centuries-old bastions, surrounded by stunning baroque architecture, The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux, with its luxurious accommodation and award-winning haute cuisine, is truly a haven in which to pause and be pampered.

Meticulously and sensitively restored to reflect its former noble standing, the exclusive 5-Star boutique hotel boasts seventeen luxury rooms and suites enjoying stunning views, all individually and tastefully designed with antique furniture and paintings, luxurious Parisian fabrics and king size beds.

Our promise to our guests centres on an impeccable attention to detail – from the décor to the serene, unhurried pace of life at The Xara Palace Hotel, through every facet of our service – all setting the scene for nothing less than an exquisitely unforgettable holiday in Malta.

  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Bar
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
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Duplex Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Duplex Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Duplex Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Duplex Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 28 m2 1

On 2 different floors, with lounge and marble bath…

  • Air conditioning
Booking from: $143.83
Deluxe Room with Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Room with Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Deluxe Room with Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Room with Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 28 m2 1

Bright, airy room located on the bastion wall, with views of the island from the balcony.

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
Deluxe Suite With Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Suite With Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Deluxe Suite With Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Suite With Panoramic View The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 55 m2 1

Large suite with beautiful views.

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
Superior Suite with Terrace and Hot Tub The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Superior Suite with Terrace and Hot Tub The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Superior Suite with Terrace and Hot Tub The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Superior Suite with Terrace and Hot Tub The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 40 m2 1 1

Large suite with a hot tub on the terrace.

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
Deluxe Room with View from Porch The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Room with View from Porch The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Deluxe Room with View from Porch The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Deluxe Room with View from Porch The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 35 m2 1

Set on the top floor, this large air-conditioned r…

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
Duplex Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Duplex Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Duplex Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Duplex Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 55 m2 1 1

Spacious suite set on 2 floors and decorated with…

  • Air conditioning
Grand Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Grand Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Grand Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Grand Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 69.7 m2 1 1

Facing Vilhena Palace and the town council square,…

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
Executive Double Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Executive Double Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Executive Double Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Executive Double Room The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 65 m2 1

This split-level room offers an extra-large double…

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
Executive Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Executive Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Executive Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Executive Suite The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
2 65 m2 1 1

Large suite with beautiful views. Features a fully…

  • City view
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
Object reviews
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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Rating: 9.0/10 - Excellent!
8 / 10 Value for money
8.5 / 10 Facilities
9.7 / 10 Location
9 / 10 Staff
9.2 / 10 Cleanliness
9.2 / 10 Comfort
10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Het Hotel en zijn omgeving beantwoordde 100% aan de verwachtingen. De restaurants in de omgeving zijn van grote kwaliteit. De uitgaansbuurt ligt op redelijke afstand en is met de bus bereikbaar." - Marcel


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Je stapt als het ware binnen in een sprookje en voelt je een echte kasteelvrouwe :-) Top ontbijt!" - Saskia


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Personeel, ligging, kamer." - Anonymous


9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Mooi hotel, vriendelijk personeel." - Patrick


9.00 / 10 - Excellent!

"De locatie is uniek en een goede uitvalsbasis om het eiland per bus te verkennen. Een hotel met een klassieke charme. De exellente service en netheid compenseren ruimschoots het feit dat een globale ..." - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"El edificio. El estilo del mismo y la decoración. La suite es una maravilla aunque llovía y no pudimos probar el jacuzzi" - Adolfo


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"El hotel el tiene un encanto único. Sus habitaciones todas diferentes pero decoradas con detalles y cuidado. El hotel es una vieja construcción medieval reciclada con toda la modernidad pero ..." - Eduardo


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"El trato de la gente, el colchón y las almohadas. La atmósfera es maravillosa para relajarse o pasar un fin de semana romántico " - Cinthia


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Sensacional habitación en entorno único" - Patricia


9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"el estilo y la calidad del servicio, un excelente desayuno y tambien su ubicación." - Anonymous

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The hotel the location the restaurant the staff the decoration the antique furniture the food just about everything l" - Michael


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Perfect location and Jacuzzi terrace exceptional" - Stephen


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Friendly staff and the jacuzzi in the room was amazing" - Cocomerin


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Beautiful historic hotel. Great, helpful staff. Room was lovely and bed very comfortable. Bathroom was also large with a good bath and shower. Great view over Malta from the balcony terrace. ..." - Amanda


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The staff first and foremost were very friendly and attentive - the beds were very comfy and the breakfast was amazing, highly recommend. Love the de Mondion restaurant, we had the 9 course tasting ..." - Brandie

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Situe dans le centre historique Très vaste suite" - Roland


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Localisation et lieu exceptionnels Personnel au top Délicieux petit déjeuner Bien sûr confortable vu le standing " - Camille


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Gentillesse du personnel, emplacement idéal au cœur de Mdina, chambres spacieuses et très bon petit déjeuner " - Florence


9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Le cachet L‘espace généreux Le buffet du petit déjeuner ( grand choix et excellents produits, vue fantastique depuis le restaurant) Personnel attentionné, surtout la jeune française. " - Carole


9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"L'hôtel dans un palais de 1530 magnifiquement renové. La chambre avec salon et Mezzanine. L'emplacement dans la Citadelle. Le personnel très prévenant. La salle du petit déjeuné qui surplombe..." - Sabine

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Превосходное месторасположение - в стенах средневекового города Мдина. Уютная атмосфера, внимательное обслуживание, а во время отличного завтрака можно наблюдать живописную панораму Мальты." - Anonymous


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Останавливались 1 ночь, быстро заселили, в 19.30, предложили приветственный напиток ( прекрасный кофе), попросили включить сауну, быстро нагрелась, очень хорошая сауна на двоих, сам отель дворец, ..." - Natalia


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Месторасположение. Жить в городе-живой истории, в замке - чудесно! " - Наталья


9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Мы жили в номере 15 с джакузи на крыше. Понравилось абсолютно все. Очень красивый отель, исключительное обслуживание, вкусный завтрак на террасе с необыкновенным видом. А романтичную ночь в джакузи ..." - Galina


9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"+ номер и отель очень антуражные и красивые; + всё было очень чисто; + очень отзывчивый персонал. При заселении нам показали отель, а при выселении помогли заказать такси; + расположен внутри ..." - Andrey

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tolles Frühstück, wunderschöne Anlage! " - Susanne


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Sehr schöner Palazzo in der wunderschönen Stadt Mdina. Durch die Hygieneregeln in der Pandemie wurde jeden Morgen das vorbestellte Frühstück am Tisch serviert. Alternativ hätte man im Zimmer essen ..." - Alexandra


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tolle Atmosphäre im Relais et Château Hotel. Mdina ist wie eine Reise zurück in der Zeit. Unbedingt das römische Haus besichtigen! Das Abendessen im Mondian ist der krönende Höhepunkt - zu Recht ein ..." - Dr.


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Das Personal über sämtliche Bereiche vom Empfang, Restaurant, bis hin zur Reinigung ist freundlich, zuvorkommend und hilfsbereit. Man fühlt sich schon fast zu Hause und stets willkommen. Das Personal ..." - Rappster


10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Wunderbares Hotel in Mdina. Das Zimmer war auf der Stadtmauer von Mdina mit einem traumhaften Blick über Malta. Das Frühstück wurde nach individuellen Wünschen zubereitet und am Tisch serviert. Die ..." - Dr.

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Excelente localização na cidade silenciosa, com todo charme de um palacete. " - Patrícia


9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Localização privilegiada, equidistante de Valetta e outras atrações. Ambientação e conforto irretocáveis. Gastronomia diversificada. Pessoal atencioso, gerência muito diligente." - Carolina

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Un relais et Chateaux in linea con quello che si ci deve attendere da questo tipo di hotel 5stelle. ;o) elegante, centrale, ospitale e pulito. John alla reception é molto cordiale e fa di tutto per ..." - Davide


9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"La posizione, l’edificio, lo charme, staff molto cordiale " - Davide


8.80 / 10 - Excellent!

"Posizione, pulizia" - Enrico


7.50 / 10 - Very good!

"posizione ed atmosfera" - Ernesto

7.10 / 10 - Very good!

"Położenie w ścisłym centrum Mdiny Wspanialy widok z sali jadalnej. Dobre śniadanie " - Witold

Important information

Internet

WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.

Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).

Animals

Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Children and beds

Children of any age are allowed.
Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an available cot.
Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an existing bed.
Children from 3 years old to 17 years old stay for € 95 per person per night when using an existing bed.
People no matter the age stay for € 95 per person per night when using an available extra bed.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

Important information

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.
Please inform The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Swimming pool #1 is closed from Mon 30 Sept 2019 until Sun 31 May 2020
Swimming pool #1 is closed from Wed 30 Sept 2020 until Mon 31 May 2021
Swimming pool #1 is closed from Thu 30 Sept 2021 until Tue 31 May 2022
Swimming pool #1 is closed from Sat 01 Oct 2022 until Sun 04 Jun 2023
Please note that the property is located in a restricted traffic area. Guests are advised to contact the property before arrival for further instructions.

Please note that the property accepts small dogs but guests are required to contact the property in advance.

Italian, French, English Check in: from 15:00
Check-in and check-out times Check out: to 12:00
Facilities
General
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • WiFi available in all areas
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
Business facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Reception services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Invoices
Pool and wellness
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor pool (seasonal)
  • Pool with view
  • Pool bar
  • Shallow end
  • Fence around pool
  • Swimming Pool
Common areas
  • Terrace
  • Sun terrace
Miscellaneous
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Lift
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning
Transport
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car hire
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Daily housekeeping
Services
  • Internet services
  • WiFi
  • Free WiFi
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Fire extinguishers
Activities
  • Windsurfing
  • Bowling
  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Walking tours
  • Tour or class about local culture
Cleanliness & disinfecting
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
Food & drink safety
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
Safety features
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • First aid kit available
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Face masks for guests available
Physical distancing
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas