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The Fernbank

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful family owned hotel, offering bed breakfast and bar snacks. Has its own swimming pool and a number of lounges and well kept gardens. Parking on site. The proprietors are friendly, extremely efficient and very hardworking. Prices are very reasonable. No children under 12 allowed so the ideal place for a teacher on holiday!! This beautiful hotel is beginning... More 

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a lovely peaceful weekend in this wonderful gem of a hotel. The hosts The Chapman's and their staff were fantastic from start to finish of our stay! The Hotel is spotless and the beds are comfy too! First class and value for money all the way. Oh and one of the best breakfast's too!!!!

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Thank Finniesnap123
Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just come back from a weeks holiday staying at The Fernbank and all we can say is what a great place to stay at. Very friendly owners and staff, great breakfast, in fact it is one of the biggest breakfasts we have had and we were always asked if we'd had enough to eat and drink. Lovely lounges... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what a lovely hotel.excellent friendly service .lovely indoor swimming pool.the breakfast was absolutely first class.The rooms are kept clean and tidy and have tv and shower..the bar is good and the entire hotel is relaxed and comfortable.I was there on a business trip and was so impressed with it im gonna take the wife for a few days.big thank you... More 

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Culmstock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited to go for a short break to this amazing hotel and I love it. The propitiators are lovely and so friendly if felt like we were family straight away. The hotel being small is so cosy and cleaner than any other hotel I've ever stayed in. The bedroom was the same, immaculate. The twins beds have top... More 

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Thank Wendy K
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you, and we were delighted that you were accompanied by one of our return guests who we have got to know over the years. It is always a pleasure to see her and we hope that we will see you again in the future as well. Thank you for your comments... More 

Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fernbank is certainly one of the best B&Bs we have stayed at! From the warm and friendly welcome we received on arrival we were made to feel at home, and this continued throughout our stay, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was comfortable and well equipped, plenty of storage space. Teas and biscuits, also bottled water all replaced daily.... More 

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Thank EjayRock
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. It was our pleasure to welcome you both to the Fernbank. We enjoyed your company and were also very impressed with the running! You booked directly with us, on our car ferry inclusive offers and this is indeed saves you a great deal on the car ferry. Thank you for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this hotel is set in amazing gardens and is decorated to a high standard . we arrived at the hotel and were greeted warmly by the owners ? We were asked to pay the balance of our bill ? This I have to be honest is one of my bug bears in hotels these days ?! It seems to happen... More 

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Thank essex1london
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.Firstly I must refer to your comment on payment on arrival. This is something that we and many hotels now do, purely due to the time that cards take to process , and monies can take many days to clear. Indeed, many hotels ask for full payment at time of booking!... More 

Great Bookham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights in June 2016. Excellent hotel very close to the Old Shanklin Village with all its quaint thatched cottages and restaurants. Bus stop services to Ryde, Sandown, Newport, Ventnor, Godshill nearby - very handy. The staff are extremely helpful, courteous and go out of their way to make your stay comfortable - Jo-Ann ('Sybil'!), Hannah &... More 

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Thank marioabela219
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Fernbank.We were very pleased to meet you both, and we are so glad that you found the location of the hotel so handy.We hope to welcome you again someday. More 

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am disabled and the family and staff could not do enough to help even park my car for me. The food was excellent and you could not fault it in any way. We were in room 19 and we could not fault it in any way including the amount of electric sockets, and the noise was hardly noticeable. When... More 

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Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

How nice to get a review from you. I remember you both very well. Thank you for your kind words, we are just sorry that after such a long journey, from Scotland that the sun did not come out as much as it usually does here in June! It was totally our pleasure to welcome you both, and we hope... More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a short break at the Fernbank to celebrate my 60th birthday. It was a beautiful hotel, immaculate everywhere and we loved our room , which included a bath and shower room. We used the pool most days and found we usually had it to ourselves. It was very pleasant sitting in the garden having a drink and the... More 

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1 Thank Hilary A
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Thank you for your review.We are so happy that you enjoyed sharing you 60th Birthday here at the Fernbank, with us.Your comments on customer service are hugely appreciated and we are pleased that you managed to get the pool to yourselves, and make full use of such a super facility. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Fernbank

Address: 6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $114 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fernbank 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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The Fernbank Shanklin, Isle Of Wight
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