Ultimate Luxury

The Xara Palace Relais & Chateaux

The exquisite Xara Palace is hidden away in the ancient walled city of Mdina, a unique 17th century palazzo with Relais and Chateaux status, brimming with style and elegance, gastronomic Michelin starred cuisine and panoramic views over Malta.

The Xara Palace Relais Chateaux
  • Magical position in the ‘Silent City’ of Mdina – a converted 17th century palazzo with stunning panoramic views over the countryside 

  • Sedate elegance bursting with a unique style brimming with history and charm  

  • Be wowed by the magical location, forming part of the bastion walls that surround the former capital of Malta 

  • Revel in the sublime boutique restaurants with a diverse range of gastronomic experiences, including the Michelin starred de Mondion restaurant

Sink into luxury at the The Xara Palace in Mdina, a boutique 17th century hotel steeped in a rich history and built into the centuries-old bastions that surround this ancient city, the former capital of Malta. Full of stunning baroque architecture it has been sensitively restored to boast its heritage whilst offering a very exclusive hotel experience, making it one of the top luxury hotels in Malta. Palms dwarf the courtyard and piazza, creating a tranquil and calm corner to soak up the peaceful ambience of this mesmerising city, it certainly comes in to its own as the silence washes over the city at night. 
All the seventeen luxury rooms and suites have been individually and tastefully designed with romantic décor, original paintings, antique tapestries and furnishings. They are reminiscent of the noble origins of the Xara Palace and boast breath-taking 180-degree panoramic views of Malta. Each room is completely different; some deluxe suites have private terraces, jacuzzis, and wonderful views, with all featuring selected antique pieces and original artwork. Marble bathrooms are fully equipped with all the amenities you would expect.  
Dining here is a dream come true. With an exceptional ambience you will enjoy attentive service and gastronomic delights at the award-winning de Mondion restaurant, offering a sublime Michelin starred menu of modern French and Mediterranean cuisine. Panoramic views stretch far in the distance and when the weather is warm, you may enjoy dining al fresco on the ramparts. Bliss! Or you may choose to dine at Trattoria A.D. 1530, situated on the charming piazza offering relaxed pizza and pasta or opt for the exceptional Medina Restaurant bursting with local delicacies.  

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Enter through the grand main gate of the city to reach The Xara Palace Boutique Hotel is the only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina enjoying unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside. Mdina's monuments, museums and Roman villas are just a few steps away from the property and it is a twenty-minute drive from Valletta. 

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