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6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP England
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from The Fernbank
Updated 12/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#9 of 53 B&Bs / Inns in Shanklin
Travellers' Choice
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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6 Highfield Road, Shanklin PO37 6PP England
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shoreham resident wrote a review 5 Sep
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom14 contributions14 helpful votes
Once again a wonderful stay and the same high standards kept by the new owners. Nothing was too much trouble and all our requests were met. The pool is fantastic, breakfasts plentiful and well cooked, and the whole house spotless. Keep up the good work and we will be back next year. Many thanks Pat, Dave and Ruby
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: Superior room
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JoanGlasgow wrote a review Jul 2021
Glasgow, Scotland173 contributions129 helpful votes
After a warm welcome we settled into our cosy room. Hotel is immaculate and spotless. Having the indoor pool was a bonus however the jewel in the crown was definitely breakfast. A real highlight. Beautifully served by staff who really care. Quality produce and ample portions. Don't know why they bother with a menu as you can basically have whatever you like!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
johnoE8348BW wrote a review Jul 2021
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom27 contributions16 helpful votes
Just spent 4 days here , lovely hotel, everything you need , very clean, food excellent, will be back and would recommend this very highly , very handy for buses , and to get to most parts of isle , 4 Star
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
LongWeekender35 wrote a review Jul 2021
Hertfordshire67 contributions91 helpful votes
Very friendly greeting on arrival from the new owners Liz and Graham. We had Room 8, a good sized room which was spotlessly clean, nicely furnished and had very comfortable beds. The lovely, well tended, gardens have plenty of outdoor furniture. There is a beautiful indoor swimming pool which has very good changing facilities. Breakfasts were excellent with plenty of choice, served efficiently by cheerful, friendly, staff. The bar is open from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. and is very well stocked. We would happily recommend Fernbank to anyone as we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Many thanks to Liz and Graham for making us so welcome..
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Date of stay: July 2021
Room Tip: The area is a very quiet residential street, we had a room overloking the delightful garden which...
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Response from Liz Green, Owner at The Fernbank
Responded 25 Jul 2021
We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. With warm regards from The Fernbank Team
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KINGSHORTSDagenham wrote a review Jun 2021
Dagenham, United Kingdom136 contributions23 helpful votes
Fantatic hotel beautiful room and gardens and a lovely dining room where a superb breakfast was served and the bonus of a lovely indoor pool for guests use Had not stayed here before so cant comment on previous owners but liz and graham the new owners were friendly welcoming and always available for any help . So quiat and relaxing that we have rebooked to return in sept 100% recomend you try this hotel
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Liz Green, Owner at The Fernbank
Responded 25 Jul 2021
We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind regards from the Fernbank Team
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Fernbank
Which popular attractions are close to The Fernbank?
Nearby attractions include JURASSIC JIM (0.3 km), Shanklin Theatre (0.3 km), and Rylstone Gardens (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Fernbank?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at The Fernbank?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Fernbank?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Fernbank?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pendletons, Pencil Cottage, and Thai Mukda.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Fernbank?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Fernbank?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Godshill Church (5.3 km), Arreton Barns (7.3 km), and Appuldurcombe House (3.8 km).
Is The Fernbank accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.