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Fern Villa Guest House

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Loanfern, Ballachulish PH49 4JE, Scotland
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Glasgow
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here over the weekend and it was fantastic. Warm welcoming hosts in David and Catherine. Room was a great size with massive kingside bed, ensure and good in room facilities. Great views over the hills. Would definitely stay again.

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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you next time! More 

Madrid, Spain
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262 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights and was a very pleasant stay, we were in two rooms, clean and pleasant, the house in general is fine, there is a living room downstairs with tv and lots of information about the environment in any way, David brings with kindness and precision valuable information about what you want to do. The breakfast makes David... More 

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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank for taking the time to write us a lovely review, it is much appreciated. It is nice to hear that you and your family enjoyed your short stay with us. More 

Los Angeles
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The lovely couple, David and Catherine, and their graciousness and hospitality make this B & B a lovely place to visit. We stopped here on our way through Glencoe and the location for that was perfect. Breakfast was delicious, especially the famous porridge. As advertised, rooms are on the small side.

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Thank Kim T
fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. More 

Pukekohe, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed for only 1 night on our way to Skye and we wish we could have stayed longer. David and Catherine were excellent hosts and great entertainment. They answered our questions regarding walks and restaurants and nothing was a problem. We would definitely stay at Fern Villa again and have no hesitation in recommending this B&B to other travellers.... More 

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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hopefully you will be able to come and stay for a bit longer next time. More 

Morden, Canada
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44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay in Ballachulish. We went canyoning through Inchree Falls and were excited to get to our guests house and shower and get warm. Our room was cozy and clean with plenty of character. We had a great view. The owner was friendly and really took pride in his home and service. I had hit my head... More 

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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and managed to have a couple of fun days out around the area. Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

This place is very homely and clean . The couple looking after the place were so nice to us . Each room has its own shower, toilet and sink. The WiFi works well and there is also a lounging area in the house . For Breakfast , there are many choices which include porridge , haggis , black pudding ,... More 

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Thank Emily C
fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Hi, so great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, it is much appreciated. More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nice simple room. Very clean. Good rate. Excellent breakfast .... porridge is excellent. A lovely couple who gave recommendations freely. Cute dog Blossom. A good area to stay that is close to most everything.

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Thank Jord7
fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed David's porridge. We hope to see you again sometime. More 

Warrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stayed 5 nights a couple of weeks ago. A return visit after a weeks walking in Glen Coe at the some time last year. Same nice people, same comfort and friendliness and same good breakfasts. Busy; as many people are "bussed" in from the West Highland way. We would go again. Only niggle, and its not their fault, is that... More 

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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to write us a review and it's good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us again. We are disappointed that the pub has closed, hopefully someone will take it on soon as we really miss having it here for our guests. A pleasant walk can be had up to the Gathering... More 

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Overnight stop ion our way to Skye; a real gem of a B&B. Very friendly welcome, clean room with comfy bed and what a great breakfast. Will recommend and hope to visit again. Shame the pub in the village has closed as need to drive or walk 1 mile to find a meal; real loss for the village.

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Thank Chris C
fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your short time with us. We are hoping that someone will take the pub on soon so that folk don't have to hop in their car or take a walk out in the evening. All the best. Catherine and David More 

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 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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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and please accept our apologies for the late reply, for some reason the alerts for a new review appear to have stopped coming through to us. Wr are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and our breakfasts. Hope you are able to return to us sometime. Best wishes. Catherine and... More 

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