We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

    Misrah Il-Kunsill Citta Nobile, Mdina, Island of Malta MDN 1050, Malta
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Traveller (299)
          Room & Suite (362)
          Dining (113)
          Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
          1,479 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in San Anton
           
          The Palace
          3,319 reviews
          #1 of 28 hotels in Sliema
           
          Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
          4,080 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Mellieha
           
          Hilton Malta
          4,466 reviews
          #3 of 32 hotels in Saint Julian's
           
          Overview
          • Excellent59%
          • Very good23%
          • Average9%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          “silent city” (27 reviews)
          “duplex suite” (11 reviews)
          “walled city” (15 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
          Meeting Rooms
          Dry Cleaning
          Rooftop Terrace
          Shuttle Bus Service
          Babysitting
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
          Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
          1,479 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in San Anton
           
          The Palace
          3,319 reviews
          #1 of 28 hotels in Sliema
           
          Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
          4,080 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Mellieha
           
          Hilton Malta
          4,466 reviews
          #3 of 32 hotels in Saint Julian's
           
          Rooms
          4 Jun5 Jun
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Mdina hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "72971666fb334d2f8ca21b20dde12776", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":206820,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":6,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":6,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"72971666fb334d2f8ca21b20dde12776","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjcyOTcxNjY2ZmIzMzRkMmY4Y2EyMWIyMGRkZTEyNzc2IiwiQUlLIjoiOGIxZTc2ZWQ5MmQzNGQ4NmFhMGU4MTY5YjY3NGFkMDEifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/06/2017", "checkOut": "05/06/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/hotels\/sherpa-TA.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (502)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language

          1 - 5 of 502 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We have just come back from spending 9 nights at this lovely hotel in Mdina. The hotel is the only one in Mdina and blends in beautifully with its surroundings. We found all of the staff to be really friendly in a very genuine way,...More

          Thank Alison T
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Me and my now husband visited the Xara Palace for 2 nights during our wedding week. We had an amazing time and could not have chosen a better hotel to relax after our wedding. Though our wedding was held at a different venue, staff were...More

          Thank Lexy19
          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Fabulous property located in heart of Mdina. We stayed three nights. Jacqui and Matthew were extremely helpful in making arrangements for car service, dinner reservations etc. hotel and restaurant staff were all warm and friendly we had to leave at 4 AM for our flight...More

          Review collected in partnership with Relais & Chateaux
          1  Thank DonnaKC
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We had lunch at the restaurant and cafe part of Palazzo de Piro while touring Mdina. The wait staff was very friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious. The prices were very reasonable . The view from the terrace was beautiful. Overall, a very...More

          Thank Ramon C
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          The suites are reassuringly costly, the service is exemplary and the location superlative. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff and they make first rate service look easy. Te catering was also excellent as was the wine list. This is a truly wonderful hotel...More

          Thank rob w
          Response from Irene_ZAdami, Public Relations Manager at The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

          Thank you for taking your time to post a review on trip advisor. We are delighted to hear of your experience and that you found the service 'exemplary'. Your return is the ultimate compliment and we look forward to seeing you again very soon! Many...More

          Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
          1,479 reviews
          #1 of 1 hotels in San Anton
           
          The Palace
          3,319 reviews
          #1 of 28 hotels in Sliema
           
          Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Malta Golden Sands
          4,080 reviews
          #1 of 12 hotels in Mellieha
           
          Hilton Malta
          4,466 reviews
          #3 of 32 hotels in Saint Julian&#39;s
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Room Service
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Banquet Room
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room Service
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hot Tub
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 167 - USD 531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 17
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and HRS so you can book your The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Malta >
          • Island of Malta >
          • Mdina
          • Also Known As
          • The Xara Palace Relais And Chateaux ,
          • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Hotel Mdina ,
          • The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux Malta/Mdina
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (299)
          Room & Suite (362)
          Dining (113)
          Pool & Beach (3)
          Hotel & Grounds (290)
          Bathroom (15)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
          Nearby
          Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa
          1,479 reviews
          4.19 km away
           
          Topaz Hotel
          1,458 reviews
          6.87 km away
           
          Bella Vista Hotel
          1,736 reviews
          6.87 km away
           
          Wardija Hilltop Village
          28 reviews
          6.22 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Medina Restaurant
          688 reviews
          .17 km away
          Don Mesquita
          253 reviews
          .16 km away
          The Fork & Cork
          291 reviews
          .23 km away
          Fior Di Latte
          136 reviews
          .26 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Mdina Old City
          7,803 reviews
          .14 km away
          St Paul's Catacombs
          795 reviews
          .75 km away
          Malta Aviation Museum
          311 reviews
          1.46 km away
          Metropolitan Cathedral
          921 reviews
          .15 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Hazel G
          Hi 2 questions: whats thee dress code for this hotel ? will my husband need a jacket for breakfast/dinner? what is the cost of breakfast /dinner? thanks
          13 September 2015|
          Answer Show all 8 answers
          Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
          We were smart casual throughout. Don't think you need to dwell on ceremony!
          0
          Votes
          Adrian W
          Do you rooms have disabled facilities ie walk in shower with seat and raised toilet seat
          13 May 2015|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Dubai_2_the_World | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Adrian, mine did not have those facilities. I stayed in two different rooms, and neither had them.
          0
          Votes
          Raymond P
          Does the Htel provide Half-Board?
          10 January 2015|
          Answer Show all 6 answers
          Response from barbararitchie | Reviewed this property |
          I don't know, but why not simply either phone or email THEM? THEY will certainly be able to answer your question about half-board. Cheers.
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Try and get a room with a view as it is definately worth it"
          Read review
          "Room 18 has terrace overlooking Mdina and a hot tub! Great after a long day of walking!"
          Read review
          "ask for a view"
          Read review
          "As this was a converted Palace, the room configurations are unusual."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing