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Franschhoek
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked for 1 night and stayed for 2! It was an unbelievable surprise. Everything was perfect. The dinners were exquisite, the scenery jaw dropping, the lushness of the surrounds just too beautiful, the staff were super friendly and the chalets were everything you could want. We will be back !!

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Good morning James C Romantic is certainly one of our signature traits!! How good that you were able to experience the great ambiance and surrounds. We look forward to your return. Thank you for these 5 stars and positive review. Travel safely. Kind regards, Diane

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an absolute heavenly place to be... atmosphere was amazing... stunning views from our deck. Food and service five star all the way through. We have to visit again. The final part of the dolphin trail was rewarded.. great to have a Jacuzzi bath in the unit.. dinner and breakfast was absolutely wonderful and the lunch (spinach and feta quiche)...

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

A bright "good morning" Ilse. Well done on doing the Dolphin Trail! What an experience and certainly special memories. We appreciate your review. It is especially rewarding that you found everything to be "5-star" throughout! Thank you. Yes, our quiches are very popular with hikers. Thanks. I will pass this message on to the chefs. Kind regards, and please visit...

Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like being completely away from everything then this is your place! We were driving the garden route and decided to book a night here. It is completely off the beaten track, so far actually we were not sure we were heading in the right direction along a particularly long and very bumpy dirt track of a road, you'd...

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Morning andyfod Great that you enjoyed the view, food and wine. Our signature is romance, and nature! This we have in abundance! Thanks for the visit. Travel safely. Diane

Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location,our terrace had amazing views of the Indian Ocean. Loved the stunning scenery on drive in. Good food and fantastic service from all staff. Nice swimming pool area and rooms were very comfortable

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Greetings 560robind We appreciate this "five star" rating and for your favourable comments. We have had such great autumn weather and thankful that our guests can get to enjoy our pool with amazing views. Please ensure to visit us again. Kind regards, Diane

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful hotel - small enough to not feel crowded with a lovely swimming pool and jacuzzi. Staff were freindly and efficient. The rooms are nice, but ours was overlooking the bar and marque so had a somewhat obstructed view of the gorge. It's a bit pricey for the area but is in a special location. The food was consistently...

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Good morning and warm greetings from The Fernery. How good to hear that your stay was good and that you made use of the facilities. Your comments are valued. We address all points brought to our notice. Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Diane

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed only for a single night as part of the Dolphin trek. Room was super luxurious, comfortable and very large. We also liked the outdoor jacuzzi overlooking the river. Food and service were great as well. Overall an excellent experience.

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Good morning Ramiri Well done on completing the spectacular Dolphin Trail. It is good to know that your experience was excellent. This is our aim. Please visit again in the future. Kind regards, Diane

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at the lodge in a rainy weather. The views from the restaurant were breathtaking. The light lunch was good with delicious soups and salads. I would come back to stay an overnight. It is about 10 km off highway 2

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Good morning IamZozo We would love you to return for a stay and more special memories. Thank you for this review. Kind regards, Diane

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to spoil yourself and your loved one, this is the place to stay. Breathtaking views, stunning and well thought accommodation, delicious food, very friendly and helpful staff. This is one the best places in South Africa.

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

Greetings! Thank you for this excellent review and for your recommendation. Agree.... it is THE place for a total treat! We look forward to your return visit. Kind regards, Diane

Estepona, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Fernery is in the most stunning location. The staff were very friendly and everything is on hand to make your stay memorable. You can't beat sitting outdoors in a jacuzzi with the mountains above you and the valley running down to the sea below! Wow is the best way to describe it. The food was really nice and the...

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TheFernery, PA to the Owners at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets, responded to this review

A bright good morning to you Palladio78 This is indeed a great review to kick start the week! Thank you. We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and for our 5-star rating. We hope a return visit is on the cards for you? Travel safely. Kind regards, Diane

Ahrensburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodges are nice and it feels like a remote place - although it is not - as the lodges are not close to each other. The view from the main cottage and the restaurant is spectaculour, the breakfast was one of the nicest on our trip and there are a few treats, like sauna, whirlpool or swimming pool. There...

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Good day and greetings! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at The Fernery, and could relish the meals and spectacular views that makes it so special. We value all that our guests have to say and thank you for your review. Kind regards, Diane

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Fernery Lodge and Chalets situated above a 30m waterfall with breathtaking views of the river gorge is the perfect romantic and peaceful getaway for natural lovers. The luxurious and opulent rooms in the lodge and the private chalets are each tastefully decorated with every effort made to ensure our guests' comfort. Each unit has a unique theme inspired by the magnificent surroundings. Start your day with a hearty breakfast and end off with a wander through the wine cellar where you can select a bottle of your choice before heading up to experience excellent cuisine in our plush diningroom with its special ambiance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

Address: Forest Ferns Estate | Bluelilies Bush, Tsitsikamma, Storms River, Tsitsikamma National Park 6308, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Tsitsikamma National Park > Storms River
Price Range: $206 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fernery Lodge & Chalets 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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