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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great hotel to stay at for your holidays. We had a super time at the Fernbank this past week. We loved the hotel for may reasons: The breakfast food was excellent - all items offered were of a high quality, and such a variety, and the waiting staff were so helpful, polite and friendly - nothing was too much... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fabulous place to stay. Without being in any way obtrusive, the owners cannot do enough to make you feel welcome and enjoy your stay. Prices are very reasonable particularly as I had one of the bargain single rooms. It was nevertheless spacious enough and very comfortable with a good bed, plenty of storage and a smartly tiled... More 

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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hubby and I booked last minute and what gem we found! Lovely room, spotlessly clean and plenty of drawers and hanging wardrobe space for clothes. Breakfast was excellent with fresh locally soured products and you could taste the difference! Also included was a buffet with cereal, croissants, fresh fruit, yogurts etc but the full English breakfast was more than enough... More 

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

Hello Kaz P Thank you for taking the tiem to write a review on the Fernbank. We are so pleased that you found us too, and that you enjoyed yourselves whilst you were here. We are indeed lucky with our location , with the pretty Old Village with such a great choice of restaurants etc, just around the corner.I have... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were making our third visit to this excellent hotel and as we were accompanied by a friend to whom we had sung its praises, we were delighted to find that the same high standards of service, cleanliness and efficiency were very much still in evidence. We cannot praise Jo-Ann highly enough for running such an excellent... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your kind words therein.We were delighted to welcome you back to the Fernbank once again, and we enjoyed meeting your friend. You certainly had super weather throughout your stay. It is always a pleasure to see you, and we hope to welcome you again, in the future. More 

east sussex
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm enthusiastic welcome, quiet,relaxing,lovely warm pool,spotlessly clean,and a top quality breakfast to start the day. Welcoming to motorcycles as well with off road parking.Perfect for our mini tour of IOW

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

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us whilst doing your mini tour of the island by motorbike. We hope to meet you again sometime. More 

Nuneaton
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfection! The Fernbank most definitely lived up to our expectations, having discovered it on Tripadvisor before we booked. Beautiful hotel and gardens in a peaceful location, within walking distance of the village and also the beach. Spotlessly clean and very tastefully furnished. Wonderful hosts, very friendly and welcoming. Gorgeous breakfast and great to have a “full English” vegetarian option. Thank... More 

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1 Thank Joanne M
Jo-Anne C, Manager at The Fernbank, responded to this review

Hello to you both. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on us at the Fernbank. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your short break with us. Your comments on our breakfast are much appreciated. We do try to cater for most diets, and intolerances. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say what a lovely place staff were very friendly and helpful, breakfast was great nothing was to much trouble and they had a good selection. The rooms were a good size and clean the only thing was the water in the bathroom took forever to warm up but that's the only thing I could fault.

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2 Thank julieannramskill
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.Thank you for your comments with regard to the staff ,service and our breakfasts. We always have copious amounts of hot water on tap here at anytime of the day,as the central heating and hot water supplies were replaced fairly recently The room that you... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A B&B a short walk into Old Shanklin made this venue a perfect stay. It was immaculate and charming. The staff were all very friendly and smiley. The breakfast was to die for and set me up perfectly for the rest of the day - all freshly cooked to order and a great variety at the buffet. The room was... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us on the Island, and that you will highly recommend us.We will hope that you return to the Fernbank one day. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a short break with my fiancee, we absolutely loved Fernbank! It felt like a home from home. The breakfast was delicious and was the perfect start to our days out while we visited the Isle of Wight. We enjoyed using the pool to unwind during day...and this was usually followed by a drink or 2 out on... More 

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

Hello to you. Thank you for reviewing us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your short break with us.There is certainly no better place than the patio, to enjoy a well earned drink after a swim in the pool. We are pleased that you found time to enjoy all the facilities here. We hope to see you again soon More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time in the IOW and The Fernbank was an excellent place to stay. Very friendly and attentive hosts -nothing was too much trouble. Comfortable rooms and an excellent breakfast. Enjoyed a lovely refreshing swim before breakfast each day. Thank you very much.

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

Your review is much appreciated. Thank you for your kind words. There is no better way to work up an appetite than a swim before breakfast. We hope to welcome you to the Fernbank again in the future More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about The Fernbank

Address: 6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Isle of Wight > Shanklin
Price Range: $115 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fernbank 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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