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Fern Villa Guest House

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Loanfern, Ballachulish PH49 4JE, Scotland
Fern Villa Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

stayed here over the easter holidays, 2015, I was up here for the Landscape photography, I found the couple very friendly and helpful, David the proprietor is a photographer himself and a mine of information, Nothing was to much trouble, The bedroom was more than comfy, And a great nights sleep, The bathroom was well stocked with everything you needed,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a fantastic place to stay - the owner is a bit of a perfectionist, particularly when it comes down to breakfast. Food is carefully sourced and high quality - and the award-winning porridge is amazing. Rooms are clean and quiet; the scenery outside is beautiful. This is probably the best B&B I have ever stayed at.

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Hagen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I can't really add something new to the Reviews.Owners are very nice and helpful,Bed is comfy,Room was spacious and clean,the Bathroom is small but not too small.Showergel,Handsoap and Handlotion was provided,and the Bathroom even has a heated Towelrack.I've read on TripAdvisor about Dave's awarded Porridge,so i tried it and wasn't disappointed.It's hot,smooth and creamy.And delicious,of course.The Rest of the Breakfast... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Fantastic place to stay for a few days. Breakfast to order. Fluffy towels. Clean room. And above all very friendly owner. I would highly recommend here to anyone who wants to stay bear glen coe or fort William.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights in August on a tour of Scotland, and consequently I have been converted to eat porridge as I could not forego trying David's award winning variety! This is a lovely old house (Victorian?) and one of our rooms had fantastic far ranging views of the mountains; the other had a beautiful outlook onto a... More 

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
11 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stayed here for three nights with the plan to climb some Munros. That didn't quite work out due to the weather, but it was a very pleasant experience. The house is easily located with signs on the road as you drive into the village, and there is car parking across the road. It's an old house with ensuite facilities... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The village was quaint and quite beautiful in its own right. David, our host, was friendly and very helpful in recommending a place for dinner and recommending some side trips we might want to take. I have to concur on the porridge--creamy and well worth ordering. The room was pleasant, and more than adequate for one night or more if... More 

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20 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The B and B is excellent value. Fern Villa was part way through a cycle trip from John O’Groats to Windermere. The rooms were good, as were the bathrooms. What sets this B and B apart is the porridge. 2 of our party ordered it for breakfast after I reported reading that David had performed well in a porridge making... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

After a bad B&B experience the night before where i paid 15 pounds more than the tariff at Fern Villa, i was worried this would not be a good experience BUT how wrong i was. Right from David's friendly greeting, i felt like i was a welcome guest staying at a friend's home. Chatting to David and Catherine, petting Blossom... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night to give us break on a long journey up to Scotland and were very pleased with our accommodation. David was extremely helpful, carrying our luggage into the house and up the stairs, and took the time to have a chat with us in the evening. Next morning the breakfast was superbly cooked by him... More 

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