The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
Misrah il-kunsill, Mdina, 1050, Malta
4.5 out of 5 rating 191 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux in Mdina, you'll be in the historical district, within a 15-minute drive of Mellieha Bay and St. Paul's Cathedral. This 5-star hotel is 8 mi (12.8 km) from St George's Beach and 5.6 mi (9 km) from Grand Harbour.


Make yourself at home in one of the 17 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and coffee/tea makers.


Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities including a sauna and a seasonal outdoor pool. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).


Grab a bite at de Mondion, one of the hotel's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include limo/town car service, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Mdina Dungeons - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
St. Paul's Cathedral - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Palazzo de Piro - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Domus Romana - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Catacombs of St. Paul and St. Agatha's Crypt - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Collegiate Church of St. Paul's Shipwreck - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Ta' Qali National Stadium - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Malta Aviation Museum - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Villa Bologna - 4.5 km / 2.8 mi
Dingli Cliffs - 4.9 km / 3 mi
San Anton School - 5 km / 3.1 mi
San Anton Gardens - 5 km / 3.1 mi
Clapham Junction and Caves - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Palazzo Parisio & Gardens - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux is Malta Intl. Airport (MLA) - 11.5 km / 7.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 3pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 No onsite parking is available
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The seasonal pool will be open from June to September.

  • Pool access available from 9 AM to 5 PM.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: EUR 0.50 per person, per night

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.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 for adults and EUR 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 35 per vehicle (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Concierge services
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Limo or Town Car service available
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -One meeting room
  • -Outdoor seasonal pool
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Sauna
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Number of restaurants - 2
  • -Elevator