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5 Star Hotels


Misrah il-Kunsill, Mdina, MDN 1050, Malta


THE XARA PALACE RELAIS & CHATEAUX is a fabulous late 17th century property uniquely located within the historic, noble and silent city of Mdina, the old capital city of Malta. The hotel building forms part of the medieval bastions that surround Mdina.

The hotel has been meticulously restored to its previous charming ambience. It has also been up-graded and brought up to-date in every way promising to be the finest and most unique as well as elegant establishment on the Maltese Islands. Our esteemed clientele will be pampered with every comfort, convenience and luxury while all the hotel staff will honour their commitment not only to meet their guests’ expectations but also to exceed them in every possible way.

The Xara Palace is located just a few metres from the main entrance of the walled historical city of Mdina and opened its doors to receive its first guests on the 1st May 1999. It caters for the individual traveller, mini groups as well as corporate travellers. As a guest you will have the privilege of staying in one of seventeen individually designed suites / rooms imbued with unique features and decorated with period pieces as well as original paintings by renowned Maltese and International artists.

Hotel facilities include:

  • Suites / Rooms:
  • King size bed with ‘duck down’ feather duvet
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Trouser press
  • Individually controlled air conditioning / heating
  • Safety deposit box
  • Television with cable reception and teletext
  • Music centre – C.D., cassette and radio
  • Minibar
  • Computer data port and fax connections
  • Room service
  • Temperature controlled double Jacuzzi (available in private terrace of some suites)
  • Private facilities include:
  • Heated towel rail
  • Hair dryer
  • Scales
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Bathrobes and slippers


  • The award winning ‘de Mondion restaurant’ enjoys spectacular panoramic views and promises to be one of Malta’s leading gastronomic treasures offering the best of typical Modern French and Mediterranean cuisine. A full buffet breakfast and à la Carte dinner are served daily. During the summer months, dining is available on the terrace. Lunch is available on request for groups.
  • The Trattoria A.D.1530, which is open for lunch and dinner where all types of mouth-watering dishes are on offer. Teas and delicious patisserie are also available.

Meeting Facilities:

  • The boardroom has a capacity for up to 12 persons in boardroom style and may also be used for private dining.
  • Two other venues are available and can accommodate between 18 and 30 persons, depending on set-up required.
  • Audio/Visual equipment is available on request and at a charge.

Other Services:

  • 24-hour reception
  • Mini gym and sauna


Contact Information

  • Contact: Mario de Celis
  • Phone: +356 21450560
  • Fax: +356 21452612

Facilities & Services

  • Children WelcomeChildren Welcome
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Disabled ParkingDisabled Parking
  • Highchair AvailableHighchair Available
  • Laundry FacilitiesLaundry Facilities
  • Lifts/ElevatorsLifts/Elevators
  • Major Credit Cards AcceptedMajor Credit Cards Accepted
  • Meeting FacilitiesMeeting Facilities
  • ParkingParking
  • Public PayphonePublic Payphone
  • Shops within 1 kmShops within 1 km
  • Town/City LocationTown/City Location
  • Wedding PackagesWedding Packages
  • Wedding ReceptionsWedding Receptions
  • WiFiWiFi

General Information

  • Languages Spoken:
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Maltese
  • Cuisine:
    • Gluten-Free
    • Vegetarian
  • Number of Rooms: 17
  • Number of Suites: 0
  • Number of Beds: 34

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