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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
Gary_S_Baker Margate, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Margate, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A warm welcome from professional attentive staff at this great well run small hotel. Breakfast is a treat here in the conservatory over looking the lovely gardens. Extremely good value for money and highly recommended if staying in Shanklin.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from being really cheerful, all the staff were useful at answering questions about the locality. Everywhere was scrupulously clean. The breakfast room conservatory was beautiful and surrounded by garden which was not overlooked but had lovely views of trees. Breakfast had an extensive choice, including fab kippers and home made bread and local artisan jams. Altogether we felt at... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a couple of days on the IOW last month and stayed at the Fernbank for the 1st time. What a beautiful hotel and the owners so friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent the dining room gorgeous overlooking the garden and onto the park and our room was tastefully decorated, extremely comfortable and very clean. Next time we go... More 

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

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Fernbank . We hope that we will see you both again in the future. More 

Grimsby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This B&B is out of this world, from a very homely and friendly welcome to a very warm and comfortable stay. The breakfast was excellent, you certainly won't leave hungry. There was a good choice of local restaurants within walking distance and the coastal walk from the hotel was also very pleasant. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

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

Thank you for your review. We are in a superb location for eating out with so many restaurants within easy walking distance, in the pretty Old Village, on our doorstep. The coastal walks are excellent on the Island too. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

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

We had a very nice relaxing three day break, the hotel has beautiful gardens, a large heated indoor pool which we found to be very clean,warm and we had to ourselves. The room was very nice with sea view which was kept clean hroughout our stay by Claire who always had a smile The breakfast menu was a nice because... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the use of our indoor swimming pool, its great to choose a quieter part of the day and have it to yourselves ! We enjoyed meeting you and hope to welcome you back in the future. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from our stay here and have been really impressed. Our room and the whole guest house was spotless and breakfast plentiful and deliciou! Joanne and all the staff were very welcoming and helpful. Booking was easy and really good to be able to include the ferry as a package. Is within easy walking distance to the old village... More 

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

Thank you for your review. It was good to meet you both and hear of your wedding here at the Fernbank some years ago. Thank you for your comments on the quality of our refurbishments, I am so glad that you booked our ferry inclusive package, direct with the hotel , this is easy and saves you £££ s. It... More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent hotel with great staff, a sumptuous breakfast and immaculately clean throughout. Its has lovely gardens and is in a very convenient location, with the old town a 5 minute walk away. Will be returning, highly recommended.

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

Thank you for your review. It was great to meet you both, and we hope to see you again soon. More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a delightful hotel, run to a very high standard, located in a nice sunny position close to the centre of Shanklin village. The hotel is tastefully decorated, with spotless and well appointed rooms. The breakfast is plentiful and high quality and the staff are very friendly and helpful. We took my grandmother for a weekend away and from... More 

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

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your break with us at the Fernbank . We appreciate your comments on the quality of our breakfasts, cleanliness, and our decoration. We are glad that you found our staff helpful and friendly, and have related this to them. You booked our ferry inclusive package direct with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just come back from staying at The Fernbank with my partner.. They scored 100% nothing bad about this place. From start to finish everything was great. Friendly helpful staff. Spotlessly clean. Great breakfast.Good location. Will be going back and recommending it to anyone going to Isle of Wight.

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

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to meet you. Thank you for your comments on the cleanliness, great breakfast and location of the Fernbank . We look forward to welcoming you both, again in the future. More 

Weybridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We, a party of 6 adults, have just returned from a fabulous weekend at Fernbank. We cannot fault anything but can only sing praises of every aspect and the attention to detail shown by the owners. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the decor traditionally modern and comfortable, the breakfasts outstanding, the proprietors and all of their team friendly and helpful,... More 

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

Thank you for your review, it was our pleasure to meet you all. We are so glad that you had the weather to be able to enjoy our gardens and also that you were able to make use of the Indoor pool here. We are in a great location and as you found Shanklin Old Village is so close to... More 

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