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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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Pukekohe, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Morden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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 

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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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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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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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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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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
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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
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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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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 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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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 

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