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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 accommodations 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 features 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 centers 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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 16, 2009
Hotel chain/brand: Relais & Châteaux

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

FREE parking!


Availability

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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2
Duplex Room
  • 1 king bed
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Duplex Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
Grand Suite
  • 1 king bed
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4 reasons to choose The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Museum of Natural History
    0 miles
  • St. Paul's Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Roman Villa
    0.4 miles
  • Ta' Qali National Stadium
    0.9 miles
  • Mosta Dome
    2.1 miles
  • L-Ghazzenin Bay
    4.5 miles
  • Hagar Qim
    4.5 miles
  • Tax-Xama Bay
    4.5 miles
  • University of Malta
    4.6 miles
  • Bugibba Front
    4.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant The Medina
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Palazzo de Piro
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Malta National Aquarium
    5.2 miles
  • Love Monument
    5.4 miles
  • St. George's Bay
    5.5 miles
  • Portomaso Marina
    5.6 miles
  • Valletta Waterfront
    5.8 miles
  • Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
    5.8 miles
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens
    6.1 miles
  • The Point Shopping Mall
    6.2 miles
  • University of Malta - Valletta Campus
    6.3 miles
  • Ramla Bay
    7.7 miles
Closest Airports
  • Malta International Airport
    4.9 miles
How to get to The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux from Malta International Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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2 Restaurants On Site

    Trattoria AD 1530

    Food: Mediterranean

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The De Mondion One MICHELIN Star

    Food: European

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safe
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
€ 95 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 95 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

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The fine print

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.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

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 of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Thu, Sept 30, 2021 until Tue, May 31, 2022

License number: H/0053

FAQs about The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is 800 feet from the center of Mdina.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Bowling
    • Diving
    • Windsurfing
    • Walking tours
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Horseback riding
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Room options at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux by:

    • Taxi 25min

  • Guests staying at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • The prices at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has 2 restaurants:

    • The De Mondion One MICHELIN Star
    • Trattoria AD 1530

  • Check-in at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.