The Xara Palace

Misrah il-KunsillRBT12MdinaMalta

About The Xara Palace

Within a quarter of an hour’s walk of the Museum of Natural History, the Xara Palace is a five-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 24-hour reception and airport transportation at a surcharge.

The individually decorated air-conditioned rooms have premium hypoallergenic bedding provided. Bathrooms contain a bidet, hairdryer and shower/tub combination. Other amenities include a flat screen LCD TV with satellite channel access, DVD player, room safe and a minibar.

This smoke-free hotel includes fitness facilities, a health club and sauna. Self parking is available at a surcharge.

The Xara Palace’s Trattoria A.D. 1530 restaurant serves brunch, lunch and dinner. The De Mondion fine-dining restaurant is open on select days and requires a reservation. Breakfast is served daily at a surcharge and limited room service is available.

The hotel is 15-minutes away from the Catacombs of St. Paul and less than five minutes from the Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum.


Misrah il-Kunsill, RBT12, Mdina, Malta
Telephone: +356(21)450560 | Fax: +356(21)452612 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Convenience store
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Pool bar
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 15:00

Positive Reviews

Friendly, courteous and very professional staff.

Members of staff are very helpful and seem to take pride in their work. Their cheerful demeanour is very welcoming and makes your stay at the hotel a pleasurable one. Always quick to assist, they will not hesitate to offer you suggestions about areas that

Great location and wonderful architecture.

The hotel is an architectural masterpiece and was once a palace. Due to its historic setting there are many attractions nearby such as the Catacombs of St. Paul and the Museum of Natural History. There are several shops, restaurants and bars nearby.

Good Wi-Fi connectivity signal and strength.

The wireless internet connection is strong throughout the hotel. The speed is relatively quick and therefore can be suitable for moderate web browsing. The signal holds and does not drop even when moving from room to room with your device.

Negative Reviews

Rooms lack light and difficult to navigate.

Quite a few guests were unhappy with the amount of light their rooms received. Those affected found their rooms’ natural light to be very limited and this made the interior to appear gloomy. Some guests found the rooms to be difficult to manoeuvre in as t

The AC is at times defective and very noisy.

Some guests have expressed their frustrations with the air conditioning units in the rooms. Common complaints were with regard to the inability to maintain a constant temperature and also the loud noise emitted while they were running.

The price of items in the restaurant is quite high.

A number of guests felt that the dishes served at the onsite restaurants were too expensive and did not reflect the quality of the food or the service received.

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