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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux places you next to St. Paul's Cathedral and a short stroll from other popular sights like Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt. This 5-star hotel has 17 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a health club. It's in the historical district and also a short walk from Museum of Natural History and Mdina Dungeons.


Enjoy dining at de Mondion, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


The 17 rooms are individually decorated and have an array of amenities, including sofa beds, minibars, and coffee makers. LCD TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. In-room massages are available, and rooms also include safes.

Property features

At The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a health club, and a sauna. If you drive, self parking is EUR 30 per stay, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle for EUR 33 per vehicle roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Walking distance to St. Paul's Cathedral and Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

Misrah il-kunsill Mdina Malta 1050

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool, The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux provides a health club and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to limo/town car service and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in a common area. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is a smoke-free property.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) full 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 17 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux offers 17 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include safes and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

De Mondion - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Trattoria A.D. 1530 - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Massages 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 33 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 30 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 95 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Xara Palace
  • Xara Palace Relais Chateaux
  • Xara Palace Relais Chateaux Hotel
  • Xara Palace Relais Chateaux Hotel Mdina
  • Xara Palace Relais Chateaux Mdina
  • Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Hotel Mdina
  • Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Hotel
  • Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Mdina
  • Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
  • The Xara Palace Relais And Chateaux
  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Hotel Mdina
  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Malta/Mdina

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

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