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The Xara Palace

The Xara Palace

Nestled in the walled city of Mdina, among the finest palazzos, century-old houses and St Paul's Cathedral, you will find the precious 17th-century The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux. A real hidden gem in "the silent city"!

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This hotel is open all year round.


17 rooms.


You can check in from 3 pm. Check-out is before 12 noon.


Price from 274 euros.


  • Your pet is welcome for 35 euros per day.

About the rooms

Xara Palace houses 17 rooms and suites, each decorated in a different charming style with antique furniture and Maltese artworks. Each room is thus completely unique and different from the other room types. Four of the rooms have a jacuzzi on their private terrace, and from most of the suites you have a wonderful view of the countryside.

Our favourite room

The 'Deluxe Room with Panoramic View' is a unique and charming room with a comfortable seating area complemented by beautiful watercolours of the picturesque Malta. From your room and bathroom, you have a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire island of Malta that extends to the Mediterranean Sea on the distant horizon.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

During the summer months, you can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool about a five-minute walk from the hotel.

Work out and wind down

The hotel has a small gym and a sauna where you can relax after working out.

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Food & drink

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Admire Malta from the rooftop terrace of the Mondion restaurant.

Your taste buds will not know what hit them at the top gastronomic restaurant de Mondion, considered by many to be the very best restaurant in Malta. On warm evenings, you can dine here under the stars on the medieval bastions with a stunning 180° view over the Maltese countryside. Indulgence at its finest! The Trattoria A.D. 1530, in the hotel's romantic courtyard, is also incredibly charming. Here you can enjoy delicious traditional dishes ranging from salads to pastas, as well as numerous fish and meat dishes. You can also enjoy the hotel's delicious cuisine in the privacy of your own room or suite.

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The Xara Palace is located within the city walls of the so-called 'Silent City' of Mdina. Mdina's monuments, museums and Roman villas are just a stone's throw away. Around Mdina, you can explore the beautiful Maltese countryside. As a matter of fact, if you'd also like to visit the capital Valletta, you're only a fifteen-minute drive away from there too.

Are you travelling by plane?

Malta's airport is 12 kilometres away.


A transfer from the airport to the hotel costs 40 euros per journey.

Do you have a (rental) car?

There is a public car park nearby.

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This 17th-century palazzo is intricately linked to the medieval city of Mdina, whose walls form part of the bastion walls surrounding Malta's former capital, with its remarkable Baroque architecture. All rooms are individually designed with a romantic décor, original paintings, antique tapestries and furniture. They evoke the noble origins of the Xara Palace and offer spectacular 180-degree panoramic views of Malta. Savour the attentive service and gastronomic delights at the awarded restaurant the Mondion, or dine at Trattoria A.D. 1530, located on the charming piazza.

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