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The Fernbank

Certificate of Excellence
6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
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Ranked #6 of 52 Shanklin B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Chris G Dereham, 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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Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

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 

suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were made welcome from our arrival to our departure after a 3 night stay. The Guest house is perfectly positioned for access to the old town and the beach. The room was very clean and provided us with everything we needed. A special thank you to all the Staff who made us feel at home for our first trip... More 

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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 are so pleased that you had an enjoyable stay here. Regarding you kind comments on our breakfasts, we truly do hope that they set you up for the day! Breakfast is so important, especially when you have the time to enjoy it ,in such an attractive room . We... More 

Derby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shanklin has been one of our destinations of choice for many years and we have stayed in many places in and around the town. Now, however, we believe we have have found the place we will keep going back to. Fernbank has all the amenities of a top quality hotel - Indoor Pool, Bar, Lovely dining room, gorgeous gardens, etc.... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review. Your comments are appreciated, we are so pleased that you both enjoyed the Fernbank and all that it offers. We enjoyed meeting you, and hope that we will welcome you again very soon More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fernbank hosted a small group of us who were visiting the Island for a walking holiday. The owner was extremely helpful during the initial reservation and ferry booking phase, particularly when some of the group had to change their arrangements. Our accommodation was excellent, the breakfasts exceeded our expectations and the staff were attentive and helpful throughout. I hope... More 

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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. The Island offers such great walks, and we offer a great place to relax afterwards. Your group took advantage of our ferry inclusive offers which save money on the car ferry crossing, and is simple to do. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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

We spent a week at the Fernbank recently and found it an exceptional guesthouse. The owners and staff could not do enough for you and the house was beautifully furnished and clean. We had a superior room overlooking the lovely garden which, although not large, had everything we needed including bathroom with bath and shower. The breakfast was one of... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your week here at the Fernbank . We are lucky in our location, and our gardens and as you say the pool and sun loungers. Relaxation is always so important on a break, we hope that we offer places to do so .We hope to welcome to our hotel... More 

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