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Casa Bernard

46 Triq San Pawl, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
+356 2145 1888
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An astonishing find just a few yards from the Church of St Paul

This sixteenth century small 'palace' is amazing - full of wonderful pieces of furniture... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Professeurdefrancais
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Hertfordshire
Absolute delight

We've been meaning to visit many times but there's so much to see in Rabat and Mdina we just ran... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Duncan P
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Gravesend, England, United Kingdom
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46 Triq San Pawl, Rabat, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This sixteenth century small 'palace' is amazing - full of wonderful pieces of furniture, silverware and paintings. The owner showed us round herself and we felt honoured to be in her private house. It was an oasis of calm compared with the noisy tour groups...More

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Georges Alexand... M, Owner at Casa Bernard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My wife and I usually do the tour ourselves , taking it in turns, and sometimes, in our absence , a colleague, a retired teacher, helps out, with great enthusiasm.We find that this personal touch is very appealing to the visitors, contrary to the impersonal...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We've been meaning to visit many times but there's so much to see in Rabat and Mdina we just ran out of time. This time we were determined to go in. We did. Absolutely fabulous. It's a blast from past to the present. If you're...More

Thank Duncan P
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Georges Alexand... M, Public Relations Manager at Casa Bernard, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comment.Glad to know that you appreciated the guided tour of the house so much.We always try to give visitors a cultural experience of the Maltese way of life through the ages, something they really enjoy.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a tour and warmly welcomed by Frances. She did an excellent job explaining the home and the collection of works inside. We also enjoyed chatting with one of the owners as well. Well worth the stop!

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Francis gave us an entertaining historical narrative of the house and it's owners. At the end we got to chat with George, the owner. A wonderful insight. Go for it!

Thank Manfred W
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Georges Alexand... M, Owner at Casa Bernard, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi there! So glad you enjoyed the guided tour round the house.We appreciate feedbacks from satisfied visitors and strive to offer quality time connected with Maltese culture through the ages.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

It's a fascinating house with perfect interior. Every object in the house has its own story which was told by the friendly hostess Josette. The tour was very inspiring!More

Thank Margus M
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Georges Alexand... M, Owner at Casa Bernard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your appreciation.It means a lot to us .We strive to offer a cultural experience of the Maltese way of life through the ages and do the tour of the house with enthusiasm.It is the personal touch that visitors to Casa Bernard like...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We always visit stately homes on all our travels. This home is different. You’re given a personalised tour by the owners of the house who have put their heart and soul into renovating if for the benefit of the public. It’s a labour of love...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had 3 house tours in Malta and that was by far the best. The house displays the most elaborate collection you can imagine. Better than most museums u have been to. Everything is amazing. The lady who gave us the tour was so cute...More

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Georges Alexand... M, Owner at Casa Bernard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thank you very much for your comment.We are so glad when we read an appreciation like yours.We love our home, Casa Bernard, and it our our "baby" , so to say, as we rescued it from the neglect and apathy it was in and brought...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

The house is easy to miss especially if you are not very attentive. But one you found it, ring the door bell. We where surprised that the person giving us the tour was the owner himself - an old friendly, sharp and passionate teller. The...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Casa Bernard is a must-go if you're anywhere near Rabat and Mdina. The house oozes with history and charm. The guided tour by the owners is informative, interesting and, if a house tour could ever be described this way: relaxing. (Perhaps it's the owners calming...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

It's a great house with many items. The current family still use the house on certain moments. There is a lot of art and the guide, an old teacher, guided us for an hour!

Thank Roger B
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