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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
  • 19 Jul 2013
    “A little gem close to the town”
  • 15 Jan 2013
    “Very comfortable Stay”
116 Old London Road, St Albans AL1 1PU England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pets Allowed
Room Service
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Reviewed 6 September 2012

My family and I had a wonderful stay at Fern Cottage, we were greeted with great warmth by Dorothea, she was very accommodating and helpful (despite our late arrival!) Fern Cottage is a beautiful, very well kept Victorian cottage, it has all the charm, style...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2012

I only stayed at Fern Cottage for one night but was hugely impressed with the facilities, a comfortable room with bags of character and delicious breakfast. I would recommend Fern Cottage to my friends and family.

1  Thank BenThornton-Walker
Reviewed 2 September 2012

When i first booked Fern Cottage i thought i was onto a winner but although Dorothea is nice i think she has taken her eye off the ball.I was told i she would expext me around 4pm but when i arrive Dorothea was having her...More

1  Thank silverjet52
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Nice place to stay run by Dorothea who is very nice and helpful. It's an old cottage and looks a bit dark and worn. Lots of natural wood and dark varnish. It feels like it needs a good airing and some daylight letting in. I...More

Thank mannymantel
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Great place, friendly service and bent over backwards to accommodate dog.

3  Thank Housemate
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Fern Cottage, a charming 19th Century dwelling set in the conservation area of historic St. Albans. On business or pleasure, a warm welcome awaits you at this 4 star rated establishment.We have Wireless More Internet access and off-street parking. Less
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
Price range
US$35 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fern Cottage St Albans, England
United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
Number of rooms
Price range
US$35 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fern Cottage St Albans, England
United Kingdom > England > Hertfordshire > St Albans
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"If you prefer cooked breakfast, then don't order the breakfast, but go into town for breakfast or ask..."
24 Dec 2012
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"A difficult question really, we've stayed in two rooms and found them to be equally good. Best to ask..."
7 Sep 2012
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"Don't take room at top of and left of stairs"
11 Jun 2011
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