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Fern Resort

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kinmount, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great resort, been many times. Love the entertainment, lots to do, many times of accommodations to choose from. Beautiful view and location. Never a complaint! Close to the casino as well for a night out.

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay and thank you for your continued patronage. I hope we see you again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good time was had by all! Fern was the perfect place for a March break family gathering. Even though it was very cold the kids enjoyed the activities and being together. The entertainment was fun. Lots of good options on the "kids" buffet so they can start their meals right away. Our food was good with regular and vegetarian...

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us over March Break. Fern Resort's March Break is always a fun atmosphere for families with plenty to do. Some years we are able to offer skating on the lake and dog sledding and others we are offering the climbing wall and extreme activities as well as the golf...

Kincardine, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here with a group of women for the weekend. It was very relaxing and we enjoyed our stay, the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The resort is huge and there is lot's to do here: trails, kayaking, obstacle course, billiards, hot tub, swimming pools, just to name a few. The only complaints I have would be the...

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and I am glad you enjoyed your last stay with us. Fern Resort is a great option for a relaxing weekend retreat that is still somewhat close to the city. I am glad you enjoyed your meals. Dining is a very important component to an American plan stay or an all-inclusive stay. Here at...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The whole experience would be hard to beat from Staff to Meals to rooms and not forgetting entertainment and activities. We visited with our Canadain cousins and will visit again at first opportunity still talking about it.

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and thank you for visiting us! I am glad the whole experience was great and you and your family are still talking about it. It's hard to beat a Fern Resort getaway! Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I haven't been to the Fern in about 12 years when I joined my sister with her two kids when they were small. The last time I was there, I remembered the program being full and the kids had plenty to do. The food was also exceptional at that time. Upon this return, the resort was not nearly as busy...

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank your for your return visit after 12 years and I am sorry we weren't able to leave the same impression on you as before. Our March Break packages were filled with an abundance of activities and scheduled programs so I am not sure why you felt the program was nonexistent. Each day we provide a schedule that has activities...

Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We attended a weekend conference. First time staying at this resort. We stayed in the main hotel building. The room we had was a decent size. The dining was very enjoyable. Servers were wonderful as was all staff. Very nice location, close to town. The entertainment was enjoyable as well. Would stay again if the opportunity arises.

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for spending a great weekend with us here at Fern Resort. Weekend conferences in an environment that is comfortable, clean and full of fresh air are truly rewarding and allows groups to really accomplish their goals and measure results. Thanks again for staying with us and I hope we see you again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager...

Welland
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Our company has held a yearly conference here for the past several years. Each year we are welcomed by friendly faces who remember us and treat us like family. The service is undeniably amazing. One of the hottest topics from our participants is always the food, great variety - and always delicious! We look forward to returning here year after...

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review and thank you for allow us to host your annual conference here at Fern Resort. Organizing a meeting or a conference can be a daunting task for most. At Fern, we can include all the components of your event into one easy-to-understand price per person. Packaged rates include accommodations, meals, meeting space, meeting room...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have been to Fern Resort both in the summer (late August) and winter (early Feb) and we loved it both times. The whole family gets to try new activities they've never done before, so many to choose from and it's so nice to sit down to a full meal I don't have to cook! The sundaes will make your...

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you, Jennifer M, for your comments and thank you for making Fern Resort your year-round family getaway destination! Fern Resort's proximity to the GTA makes it a great option for families to get away and enjoy the best of what our region has to offer in both summer and winter. Vacations and getaways all too often require Mom to...

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

we live the place it was our third family trip there. service is good food is great and lots of. plenty for kids and adults to do. skating trail is fun and the pool is warm. got can rent ski doos. lots of outdoor activities

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank for your posting your review and thank you for your return visits! Fern Resort is a wonderful getaway option that places a high emphasis on service that is genuine and professional. Our great facilities and activities complete the package and insure fun for the entire family. Glad to hear you enjoyed the new 1.5 Km Skating Trail. Cordially, Scott...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent Christmas Eve and at the resort, plenty of activities, good shows in the theatre excellent free refreshments. They had Xmas Eve and day party in the lobby , the lobby and bar could be a little more cozy. In the grand idea of things , new restrooms in the hotel rooms, the restrooms need to be updated, I...

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Thank you for staying with us on Christmas Eve and thank you for your comments. Christmas and the holidays are a special time and it’s nice to spend it with family and friends. Fern Resort has a great atmosphere with the lobby and the Heritage dining room decorated for the season, and nothing says the holidays like a roaring fire...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fern Resort and the Conference Centre at Fern are located along the shores of Lake Couchiching in the city of Orillia. We offer all inclusive packages for both family vacation stays as well as meeting and conference stays. All meals, use of facilities and at specific times of the year, we offer activity programs for all ages, children supervision and nightly entertainment. Established in 1895, Fern has a long tradition of offering our guests with good olde fashion hospitality in a professional and friendly manner. Whether it's the traditional family vacation, a little getaway weekend or a sales meeting or corporate seminar, Fern Resort and the Conference Centre at Fern should be your venue of choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Resort

Address: 4432 Fern Resort Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: $560 - $986 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Fern Hotel Orillia
Fern Resort Orillia
Fern Orillia
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Orillia
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“avoid staying above the main lobby if there are any large parties downstairs”
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