Ferndale Secrets

  • Difference between a B&B and a Guest House? (Part 4)

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    Hotels Hotels are commercial places to stay, with as many different amenities as standard. Hotels are given one to five stars. The stars are awarded – (and this is the basic of properly categorising a place) – for certain acceptable standards. One star is for excellency of food. Two stars are for an extraordinary wine […]

  • Difference between a B&B and a Guest House? (Part 3)

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    Restaurant with Rooms In this category the accommodation usually reflect the restaurants standard, if the restaurant is high class the rooms are as well. It comes in one package. Those premises are normally not categorised, unless there is Michelin stars given to it. The Michelin star is a private award, given to reflect extraordinary culinary […]

  • Difference between a B&B and a Guest House? (Part 2)

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    Guest House A guest house is basically a small hotel or a hotel with limited services in catering. Guest houses do not need a bar or a fully licensed premises and normally needs to have six or more bedrooms to be in accordance with Bord Failte regulations. Rating Guest Houses have ratings from one to […]

  • Difference between a B&B and a Guest House? (Part 1)

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    Have you asked yourself what is the difference between a B&B and a Guest House? Ever wondered how ratings in catering are done and how hotels get their stars? Why is it, that you sometimes get a better room in a B&B than in a hotel? Here is a little guide to help you answer […]

  • Nial John Cunningham’s Holistic Therapies

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    It is our great pleasure to welcome Niall John Cunningham to Ferndale this summer. Niall is a Holistic therapist, and he will offer a range of services including Massage, Reflexology, Reiki treatments and Indian Head Massage. This service will be available for guests of Ferndale Guesthouse & Restaurant and Bleanaskill Lodge for a special introductory […]