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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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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 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 

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

Thank you for your lovely review and please accept our apologies for our late response. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and David's porridge! Best wishes Catherine and David More 

Hagen, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and please accept our apologies for a late response; it would appear that we are not receiving an alert to a new review for some reason. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and David's porridge and hope that you get to return soon. Kind regards Catherine and David More 

London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and apologies for our late reply, it would appear that email alerts have stopped coming in and we have missed quite a few reviews. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you might be able to return sometime. Best wishes Catherine and David More 

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

Thank you for your great review and apologies for the late response. The alert mechanism appears to have stopped working for us and I have only just noticed that review have been coming in. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope the rest of your tour went well. All the best. Catherine and David More 

Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
11 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us a lovely review, apologies for the late reply alerts to a new review appear to have stopped working for us. I am sorry about the weather we will try and arrange something better for you if you visit us again. And you missed our dog which is a surprise, she is usually heard above all... More 

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

Many thanks for your review and apologies for a late response, for some reason alerts to a new review have stopped coming through. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here and hope the rest of your holiday went well away from the city. Best wishes Catherine and David More 

Canterbury
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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fernvilla, Owner at Fern Villa Guest House, responded to this review

A belated thanks for your review, we appear to have stopped receiving alerts that a new review had arrived. Glad to hear that David's porridge helped you on your way and hope that the rest of your trip went well. All the best. Catherine and David More 

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