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Loanfern, Ballachulish PH49 4JE, Scotland
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Fern Villa Guest House
Ranked #5 of 9 Ballachulish B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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101 reviews 101 reviews
8 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Glenelg, Maryland
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119 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Fern Villa Guest House. It's an older picturesque building that has been nicely maintained and renovated with new windows, updated interiors and en-suite baths. Off-street parking is provided across the street. Rooms are on the smallish size, as can be expected in older buildings, but they're nicely equipped with a queen bed, TV,... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

If you are looking for a clean, comfortable, warm B and B with great breakfasts and kindly hosts then Fern Villa is your place! We have stayed in a number of places in the area and this is the best! Thanks again David and Catherine, hope to see you next year

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

It was great to see you again and thank you for writing us a lovely review. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed here in april 2014 friendly warm welcome,our room was clean and tidy and warm .The decor was a bit dated .but in all a comfy room .lovely views all around ,shops and pub near by .superb breakfast in morning very helpful owners and full of local info .would stay here again .Thank you .

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. More

11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Really nice, spacious room and delicious breakfast! We arrived around dinner time after a long walk and the owners booked us a table at a local pub which was a short walk away. Really enjoyed our visit.

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We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again sometime. More

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Address: Loanfern, Ballachulish PH49 4JE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Glencoe > Ballachulish
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Fern Villa Guest House Ballachulish, Glencoe

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We are a small and friendly 3 star guest house in Ballachulish, just a few miles from spectacular Glencoe and 15 miles from Fort William. An ideal base for your holiday whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation. We have 3 double and 2 twin rooms, all en-suite with cosy duck feather duvets and plenty of towels. Each room has hot drink making facilities, TV, alarm clock and hairdryer. The downstairs double and 1 upstairs double and 1 twin are smaller rooms whilst the front double and front twin are larger. If you are staying for a few nights then we do our best to book you in to one of the larger rooms. You are welcome to use the guest lounge at any time, where you can find books and maps of the area. We hope to welcome you to Fern Villa soon. ... more   less 
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