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4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
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Ranked #8 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We went there for my birthday, but they did not do any special arrangement to the rooms or anything even though its been requested, so a little annoyed but not the end of the world Nice breakfast, would not say top class, but very standard from a B&B Very very friendly staff, a big plus especially there was a lot... More 

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Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You reserved a small, budget priced room, via a third party. I am delighted that you found this good value for money. However these rooms are priced accordingly due to their size. I must say that I am concerned that I didn't receive your special request as stated on your review. I must advise any... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I stayed at the fernbank hotel. from the 12th to the 19th October 2014. the owners & staff were friendly & very helpful. they even offered to help me with my bags.in my experience this is rare these days. I've been staying in b&b, since the 60s. this is one of the best. it is excellent in every way, even... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Joanne & Justin and the team go a extra mile to make everything perfect. warm welcome and feel like home Joanne is so warm and friendly like a mum always caring making sure we have everything we need to make our stay enjoyable. Breakfast is good and hearty. Swimming pool is very good and bar. It puts other hotels to... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We can't praise fernbank high enough, what a wonderful place to have stayed. From begining to end nothing was to much trouble, the staff were lovely. The owners booked our ferry for us when we booked our room with them. The hotel and our beautiful bedroom were spotlessly clean, there are lots of areas to sit and relax, plus the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Spent a lovely 5 nights at this hotel..cannot recommend it highly enough! Firstly it was great how they were able to let us come a day early after we had had enough of the awful place we were staying in for a few days prior to us going to the Isle of Wight. We felt at home as soon as... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

More hotel than B&B, this is a great, quiet place to stay on the island. Fabulous staff and spotless facilities with the added bonus of having a heated indoor pool. Wonderful place for a peaceful break.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A warm welcome, our room was excellent, lacked a view which was the only downside to our visit. Breakfast was excellent, and taken in a well furnished light & airy conservatory, with very attentive staff. The location is also very good, just a 5minute walk into Old Shanklin, with an array of pubs and restaurants, if you are looking for... More 

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Milton Keynes
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This hotel is an absolute gem. Anyone who knows me knows that I like a good moan, but I found NOTHING to complain about during my recent 4-night stay. There is loads of off-street parking. The welcome is warm and friendly - the owners and the staff treat guests with care and respect. Guests are truly valued. The whole place... More 

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131 reviews 131 reviews
25 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This hotel exceeded our expectations, although we read plenty of good reviews we did not expect to exceed our expectations but it actually did. We were unable to find anything wrong whatsoever and the owners deserve much praise, we visit the Far East quite often and have stayed at excellent 5 star hotels so know the difference between excellent, good,... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My 4th time here, spent an absolutely fantastic week again. Food is exceptional, rooms clean and well decorated, staff are helpful without being intrusive and the hotel is set in a quiet area but within easy walking of the old village area. Excellent access to buses. Everything you could want in a family run hotel. I'll b going back again... More 

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Address: 6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fernbank 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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The Fernbank Hotel Shanklin
The Fernbank Shanklin, Isle Of Wight

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