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The Fernbank is an intimate small bed and breakfast retreat, complimented by an all day light bite menu, and superbly stocked bar. We endeavour to offer the finest service, value and standards to our guests within a quiet location. Breakfast is an occasion, served in our Garden Room, with only the finest and freshest local produce on offer The Fernbank has been extensively refurbished, and now offers classic country house style accommodation, in which to relax, unwind and discover the beautiful Isle of Wight. Whether it is a short break, or a holiday on the Isle of Wight make the Fernbank your second home. We offer off road parking on the premises and complimentary Wi-Fi.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Heated pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
94Great for walkers
Grade: 94 out of 100
42Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews jo anne homemade bread isle of wight old village swimming pool breakfast was amazing beautiful hotel superior room nothing is too much trouble owners and staff kippers quiet area lovely garden short break bath and shower off road parking hotel is spotlessly clean
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Our stay was just perfect, the food was fantastic, the swimming pool was just great. our room was very clean well laid out with our own bathroom and nice shower. The owners were very friendly cant do enough for you just ask and it was...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Cannot fault anything with this hotel. Spotlessly clean, fantastic breakfast, wonderful staff. Due to work committments I had to have early breakfast. I was quite happy with tea and toast but they bent over backwards to make sure I had something to eat. If you...More

Thank Mel0253
Response from AnneJ-C20, Guest Relations Manager at The FernbankResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for choosing the Fernbank for your base whilst working on the Island. It was our pleasure to welcome you, and we hope to do so in the future and hopefully for a...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018

What a jewel of a hotel! The owners and staff couldn’t have been more welcoming and helpful with knowledge about all the attractions, walks and restaurants on the island. Bedrooms very comfortable and breakfast excellent – it’s clear why it is five star rated. Definitely...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from a wonderful 4 night break on the Isle of Wight, based at this super hotel. The room was pleasantly furnished with plenty of storage space for clothes and all our other holiday stuff without having to clutter...More

1  Thank Jollyboy_01
Response from AnneJ-C20, Guest Relations Manager at The FernbankResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you will return again soon and get time to use our superb indoor swimming pool and also sample our light refreshments menu , lunch available until 3pm, and then...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for a short break with my mum. Cannot recommend highly enough. Top class B&B and amazing service. Fernbank is located just behind the main Shanklin road in a very quiet location, 5 minutes’ walk to the Old Village. Off street parking is available....More

Thank friendsmithfamily
Response from AnneJ-C20, Guest Relations Manager at The FernbankResponded September 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on the Fernbank.We are indeed in a great location and a very easy walk to the Old Village for restaurants, pubs etc. We are delighted that you found time to make use of our swimming...More

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Karen W
June 19, 2018|
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Response from Gina H | Reviewed this property |
They charge 1 pound to cover laundry costs.
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Response from Vivien G | Reviewed this property |
There was definitely one in the room we had so I assume one would be in every room.
Room Tips
"I viewed a few of the rooms, all nice!"
Aug 27, 2018
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"stay at the Fernbank"
Jul 8, 2018
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"Avoid fire escape room"
Jul 6, 2018
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"All rooms are quiet."
Jun 20, 2018
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the fernbank hotel shanklin
United KingdomEnglandIsle of WightShanklin
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