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The Fernbank

Certificate of Excellence
6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
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Ranked #7 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Jennieallisterglover Camberley, United Kingdom
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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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Camberley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just returned home from our 4 night stay at the fernbank, very relaxing place, Joanne and julian could not do enough for us, always smartly dressed and very polite, made to feel so welcome and always encouraged to relax, thank you both and of course the rest of the staff at fernbank who are also very polite and so smart... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the Fernbank so relaxing, in such a busy world ! It was totally our pleasure to welcome you both, and we hope to do so again in the future More 

stansted.essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just had a short break at The Fernbank and couldnt recommend it more highly. Jo-anne and her family were so welcoming and nothing was to much trouble. The beautiful accommodation and lovely staff made our short stay perfect. We will definitely be going back.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We were delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Fernbank. It was good to meet you both, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the top places to stay on the IOW. Relaxing atmosphere, small garden and indoor pool. Very kind hosts. Spotless rooms. If possible choose the superior rooms 10, 11, 12, 14. The others are quite small.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Fernbank. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Because the Fernbank is such a charming old building, all the rooms are a different shapes and sizes. You reserved a Superior room for a one night stay, and then you requested to stay on for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my fiancé stayed here for the last 2 nights and it's a lovely hotel and the people are very friendly and make you feel very welcome and at home! Will definitely come back again to this hotel again! Also must note that the breakfast is lovely too!

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

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to welcome you both to the Fernbank. We hope to see you again one day More 

Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Fernbank as we'd had such an enjoyable stay on our last visit. As before it didn't disappoint with its friendly atmosphere and first class breakfasts, along with the nice rooms and grounds. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

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

Thank you for your review. We were so pleased to welcome you back again to the Fernbank again, and glad that you enjoyed yourselves during your break here with us. We do hope that we will have the pleasure of seeing you again, in the future. More 

kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fernbank hotel is a truly wonderful place to take a break We just returned from a 2 weeks holiday there and had a fantastic time. The breakfast is delicious and everything that you could ever want, and served piping hot. Nothing was too much trouble for Jo-Anne and Julian and they also have a great team of people working... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. It was totally our pleasure to welcome you and your family to the Fernbank. We enjoyed meeting you all , and hope to welcome you again in the future More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Lovely hotel with heated indoor pool. Lovely gardens to relax in the sunshine. Mega breakfast which set you up for the day. Rooms very comfortable. Staff friendly and helpful. Would certainly come back.

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

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you all enjoyed your weekend with us, and that you managed to use our indoor pool and relax in the gardens, during your stay here. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We have just enjoyed a wonderful stay at The Fernbank. They were extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Food was excellent, with a very wide variety. We would highly recommend that you go. We would go back tomorrow. 100% satisfied customers. Family of 5. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted that you were all happy whilst staying with us at the Fernbank. We hope to welcome you again, one day. More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Booked a Classic Double which was bijou (small and elegant) with added benefit of pool next door. Breakfast excellent. Cleanliness excellent. Staff on their toes. Shanklin is hilly and Fernbank is a good walking climb from the beach.

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

Thank you for your review. So pleased that you enjoyed your break here with us. What makes Shanklin so special, is the location of the town, Old Village and then the beach at sea level! The cliff tops make for amazing walking and photography. Hope to see both again on day. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We wanted a few days away from stressful lives so having read the previous reviews we booked the Fernbank, thank our lucky stars, peaceful lovely clean room use of the pool and Shanklin within 10 mins walking distance cap that lovely hosts fantastic breakfasts smashing staff. Thanks for a great time.

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Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased that you escaped your stressful lives and spent a few days at the Fernbank to recharge! We hope to see you again in the future More 

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