The Xara Palace Relais & Châteaux ~ Mdina, Malta

A Gem in the silent city

A World of Timeless elegance & luxury

Nestled within the ancient walls of the historic Silent City, this exclusive boutique hotel is a true architectural gem, seamlessly blending old-world charm with modern indulgence.

Each room and suite is a masterpiece of design, offering a unique and opulent experience with panoramic views of the surrounding medieval landscape.

As a proud member of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux collection, The Xara Palace invites guests to savour exquisite cuisine at its award-winning de Mondion restaurant, where culinary artistry meets the finest local ingredients.

Immerse yourself in the rich history of Mdina, explore the enchanting streets, and then retreat to the tranquillity of this exceptional hotel, where every moment is a celebration of refined luxury and cultural heritage.

All the things you need to know

  • Duplex Room: Form part of the palazzo’s “piano nobile”, an imposing arched open corridor overlooking the glass roofed internal courtyard, a beautiful feature of grand architecture.
  • Deluxe Room with Panoramic View: Uniquely designed accommodation set into the bastion fortifications of The Silent City of Mdina and boasts simply stunning panoramic views of the entire island of Malta stretching out to the Mediterranean Sea in the distant horizon.
  • Deluxe Room with Panoramic Porch: Each featuring its own small personal porch adorned with table and chairs, these deluxe rooms are just the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Malta and watch the day turn into night whist basking in the peace and tranquillity of centuries-old historical surroundings.
  • Duplex Suite: Making excellent use of the high ceilings to allow for a specially designed spiral staircase to be used to create a split level suite. The bedroom space on the upper level is kept entirely separate from the very luxurious sitting room beneath thus recreating the room’s original purpose.
  • Deluxe Suite with Panoramic View: Set directly into the bastion fortifications surrounding Mdina, these suites enjoy a truly remarkable, unhindered, breath-taking view of the Maltese Islands.
  • Executive Suite with Panoramic View: Unique in decor and location within the walls of this ancient palazzo, proving to be an extremely sought-after suite which falls under a totally new category. Situated in the hotel’s first floor, the ‘Piano Nobile’, the suite boasts elegant grandeur with eye-catching original features and a large gilded mirror as soon as you set foot into the suite.
  • Deluxe Suite Terrace and Jacuzzi: Uniquely designed with style and luxury firmly in mind, these Deluxe Suites boast a stunning private sun deck terrace and outdoor Jacuzzi, set atop the bastion fortifications – guaranteeing unsurpassed views while cooling off in your own private Jacuzzi on a hot day or simply relaxing and enjoying the stars at night.
  • Executive Duplex Suite with Terrace and Jacuzzi: This Suite is unique in decor and location within the walls of this ancient palazzo, proving to be an extremely  sought-after suite with 65 sq m of space split on two levels.
  • Presidential Suite: Spread over an area of approximately 65 sq m, The Presidential Suite is an ideal family room, an intimate private entertaining venue and luxurious setting for romantic dinners.

The culture and way of life all over the Mediterranean has been influenced historically over the millennia by the movements and coming together of highly varied cultures and civilisations over land and sea.

The deMondian: A unique fine dining experience, enhanced by truly spectacular panoramic views of the island from the terraces and charming features served in elegant surroundings.

The Medina Restaurant: Just off Mdina’s main Cathedral Square, in one of the Silent City’s typical winding alleys, The Medina Restaurant is a jewel of an eatery, flooded with natural charm. This restaurant is temporarily closed for à la carte.

Trattoria AD1530: A charming eatery that prides itself in serving traditional and tasty food typical of the name ‘Trattoria’.

Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean between Sicily and the North African coast. It’s a nation known for historic sites related to a succession of rulers including the Romans, Moors, Knights of Saint John, French and the British. It has numerous fortified cities, megalithic temples, charming fishing villages and idyllic beaches.

The Xara Palace Boutique Hotel is a converted 17th century palazzo and is the only hotel located within the walls of the Silent City of Mdina enjoying unparalleled views of the beautiful Maltese countryside.


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