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Fern Villa Guest House

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Lumberton, North Carolina
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you arrive you are made to feel right at home by David. The house is a little way off the street so no street noise. Our room accommodated our 3 adults and 1 child just fine. The room is on the small size however it did have a double bed, and 2 twin beds in it along with insuite... More 

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

I think you may have us a little muddled up with somewhere else. Our rooms only have either a double bed or two single beds, we don't have a family room. Though we do have a David! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights at Fern Villa and were looked after like members of the family by David and Catherine. After a delicious breakfast - the porridge is a must, David gave lots of advice about things to do and see in the area. It was a real pleasure to stay there.

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

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that you will be able to come again sometime. More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions count ! Open the door to be met by dog sniffing round ankles ugh!. General decoration and furniture dated. Room small, bed uncomfortable and lumpy pillows. Poor shower. Breakfast reasonable - porridge very good - but needed to fill in choices in advance.

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

We are sorry that you didn't enjoy your stay with us. While we would love for all our guests to have had a good stay with us I guess we are not going to satisfy everyone. I am surprised that you found the bed uncomfortable as most people comment how well they slept. There are photos of the rooms so... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

David is a super host, the service is wonderful and the furniture/fittings well kept and clean.The prize winning porridge at breakfast is a treat and the fresh kippers perfectly cooked.Cant criticise any part.

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

Lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you. It is important to us that we buy the best quality breakfast products as we don't like to use anything we wouldn't like to eat ourselves. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Very good place to stay for any occasion. Rooms are clean have a lot of space. We had two nights on two different rooms and David manage to change our things to one room to the other while we were climbing The Ben. Breakfast is tasty and have a lot of choices. Had a great talk with David about photography.... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly live in a photographers paradise though I think David would like more time to get out and enjoy it. More 

Iowa City, Iowa
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Fern Villa provided a convenient place for us to rest for the night while on our way to the Isle of Skye. The parking right across the street was very handy. Our room was smaller that we expected, but the bathroom was large and the shower had good water pressure and plenty of hot water. Our room was on the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We are sorry to hear that you were disturbed in the late evening. When we are reviewing the information books in the rooms we will add a note about keeping noise levels down after 10.00pm. If you take a look at our website you will note that we... More 

Schleswig, Germany
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The rooms were cleaned, David and Catherine are very warmly people and we have had a very good vegan breakfast all the three days. Thank you very much, we will come back next year! :-) Ballachulish is a very nice village with fantastic views over Loch Leven, so ask David for the walk into the forest.

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

Thank you for your review we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and will be back next year. More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Clean,comfortable bed,perfect hosts and not overbearing,one of the best breakfasts I have ever had,the porridge was superb.small and cosy room but great value and had everything we needed - perfect for us. Highly reccomend!

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

Thank you for leaving such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed stay with us and hope to see you again. More 

warwickshire
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60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This was our 5th year at Fern Villa We had stayed in a 5 star hotel on the journey up but here the towels were bigger and fluffier, the bed bigger, the breakfast just as good and overall a much better experience. Thank you David and Catherine once again, we've never felt so at home

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

Good Afternoon Thank you for such a lovely review. We are glad that you keep on coming back to us. See you soon. More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Fern Villa provided a good location for our western Scotland day trips. The room was clean and tidy (if a little worn), and the breakfast good. Parking was right across the street, and the location convenient for doing day trips to Oban, Skye, and several different glens up and down the west side of the Highlands. The Glencoe area itself... More 

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

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, we re glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Fern Villa Guest House

Address: Loan Fern, Ballachulish PH49 4JE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Glencoe > Ballachulish
Price Range: $76 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Fern Villa Guest House Ballachulish, Glencoe
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