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The Xara Palace

Mdina, Malta

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The Xara Palace

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Excellent boutique hotel. Good for sightseeing and close to the city center. Awesome vibe.

The Xara Palace is an exclusive family-run luxury, boutique hotel hidden away in the medieval city of Mdina, the old capital of Malta. Perched on centuries-old bastions, and surrounded by stunning baroque architecture, this 5-Star hotel caters to individual guests, mini-groups and corporate travelers. Secluded and private, it provides the perfect setting for weddings and honeymoons.

Housed within the walls of a 17th Century Palazzo, sensitively restored to reflect its former glory, The Xara Palace boasts seventeen individually designed rooms and suites. Featuring unique pieces of antique furniture and paintings, each room or suite sets the scene for an unforgettable holiday experience.

Travel back in time and allow us to help you discover Malta's rich and colorful heritage. Experience the true spirit of Maltese hospitality and take home lasting memories of friendly and relaxing atmosphere, enchanted places, and special moments.

Indulge in soul nourishing cuisine, served in the elegant surroundings of the de Mondion restaurant, offering spectacular panoramic views of the island from the bastion terraces. Visit the stylish Trattoria A.D. 1530 located in the charming piazza and serving light dishes, fish and meat specialities. You can also enjoy private dining in the comfort of your own suite.
Hotel Address:
  • The Xara Palace
  • Misrah il-Kunsill
  • Mdina, 1050
  • Malta

Location Summary
The citadel of Mdina has been fortified since as far back as 1000BC when the Phoenicians built a protective wall here. The history of Rabat dates back just as far and also has strong religious ties as this is where St. Paul was imprisoned during his time in Malta and later where St. Agatha hid after she had fled from Sicily.
Banquets & Meetings
The Xara Lodge is a new and exciting concept, nestled in the open Rabat countryside just below Mdina, The Xara Lodge is the style of a traditional Maltese country house. As a true, multi-purpose venue from its inception, The Lodge is ideal for any size of event and occasion, from grand weddings to corporate events through meetings and conferences, product launches, shows and much more.
Fine Dining On Site
Whether you choose our award-winning fine dining de Mondion, perched on Mdina's bastions, the more relaxed, al fresco Trattoria AD 1530 in the palace's courtyard, or if you'd rather enjoy a sumptuous dinner in the privacy of your room, at The Xara Palace we pride ourselves in featuring a cuisine richly steeped in these basic ingredients, yet not bound by the shackles of tradition.
Fitness Center
Mini-gym on site, full fitness center available off-property.
Pool Outdoor
at The Xara Lodge has an outdoor pool is available for guests in the summer season. The Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Mdina and transportation is provided by the hotel.
Theatre Museums
Cathedral Museum. National Museum of Natural History. Museum of Roman Antiques.
Recommended Rooms
Duplex Suite: These beautifully restored suites form part of the palazzo’s Piano Nobile, were they were originally used as reception rooms for the Moscati Parisio family for whom this wonderful Palazzo was built.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Dining
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

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