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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

5-stars hotel with Outdoor pool

Misrah il-kunsill, Mdina 1050

+356 2145 0560

based on 387 reviews


per night

About The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, Mdina

Value for money
The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is set on Malta Island and offers 5-star accommodation in addition to free Wi-Fi. It is located a short walk from St. Paul's Cathedral and National Museum of Natural History. Those staying at the hotel can take advantage of the relaxation amenities, which include an outdoor pool and a sauna. It also offers babysitting services, a currency exchange and a reception that operates 24/7. The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has 17 rooms that are equipped with all the essentials to ensure an enjoyable stay. For those who enjoy exploring local restaurants and cafés, there is a great selection right on the doorstep. Guests can also enjoy an easy stroll to Attard and Mdina.

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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$334 totalPrestigia
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Standard Rooms - River view


$232 totalAgoda.com
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Superior Rooms - Garden view


$461 totalBooking.com
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Executive Rooms - Panoramic view


$511 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Water view


$159 totalFINDHOTEL
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King Rooms - POOL view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$226 totalPrestigia
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Other Rooms - Courtyard view


$237 totalAgoda.com
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • City view

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna

Things to do

  • Eco tourism
  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling
  • Windsurfing

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service


  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Fitness center

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Reviews

ExcellentBased on 387 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • beautiful location and fantastic staff. (in 75 reviews)
  • "Great, helpful staff." (in 71 reviews)
  • "Amazing room, helpful staff, great location." (in 66 reviews)
Cons -
  • A real shame for a five stars hotel! (in 5 reviews)
  • Inside the old city so could walk around easily and neigbouring Rabat. (in 2 reviews)
  • Water pressure was low. (in 1 review)

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The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 5 star hotels in Mdina typically cost $431/night, but The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is typically available for $167/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Luqa Malta Intl to The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, expect a 13min drive as they are around 4.5 mi apart.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. The nearest airport to the hotel is Luqa Malta Intl.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux.

  • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux at +356 2145 0560. One of the easiest dining options for Mdina guests staying in The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Mdina specifically look for hotels with a pool. The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, call +356 2145 0560 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux guests.

  • You can plan to arrive after 3:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 12:00 PM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • Depending on the room type you prefer and your travel dates, the cost will differ. Average price per night at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux, Mdina is $253, but you may find great deals as low as $142. You can find rates for your trip in the form above.

  • Laundry services are available at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux. Contact the property reception for additional information.

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