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Fern Resort

4432 Fern Resort Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 0Z1 Canada
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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 meetings and conferences. All meals, use of facilities, and at specific times of the year, activity programs for all ages, children's supervision, and nightly entertainment, are included in package rates. Established in 1895, Fern has a long tradition of offering our guests excellent hospitality in a professional and friendly manner. Whether it's the traditional family vacation, a weekend getaway, or a sales meeting or corporate seminar, Fern Resort and the Conference Centre at Fern should be your venue of choice.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Boating
Canoeing
Diving
Game room
Hiking
Mini golf
Raquetball
Tennis court
Billiards
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Karaoke
Patio
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Children's television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Private bathrooms
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Tish wrote a review Dec 2023
Oro-Medonte, Canada78 contributions34 helpful votes
Every year, my friends and I go to the FERN. It’s pretty good actually. The only drawback I have is in the hotel rooms I was cool. You can light a fire in the fireplace in the fire side in, but that doesn’t last forever. I don’t know it’s why it’s always cool in here. I wish it was better.. However, the meals are incredible. You get a lot of food, the prices are reasonable it’s well worth it to try it out ..
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Quest405362 wrote a review Sep 2023
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This is our 6th company event at Fern. The Fern staff are always great in helping us prepare and ensuring our last minute needs are met! Our employees really look forward to coming back to "Camp Axsium" held at Fern.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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H5590TQmichaeln wrote a review Sep 2023
Whitby, Canada194 contributions95 helpful votes
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As always our visit to Fern was too notch. Kids had a lot of fun. We learned how to play Pickle Ball as a family with Mike. My oldest decided she wants to learn and play more tennis now after taking a class as well. Nightly entertainment was great. Dining was top notch. Thanks again. We will be back in Jan.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Remember to book fire pits and limited availability activities at 8am the day they occur.
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Rosslake wrote a review Sep 2023
Newmarket, Canada146 contributions119 helpful votes
We just returned home after spending 4 days and 3 nights at Fern resort with our 4 1/2 year old granddaughter. The place is chock full of activities for all ages. It is an all inclusive and the food was excellent and plentiful. There are 2 outdoor and 1 indoor pools. We stayed in the Main Inn. Please note that there are no elevators, however, the staff is very accommodating to help you take your luggage upstairs. Overall, the grounds are lovely and it is situated on a beautiful lake. Some of the areas could use some TLC because the facility is 125 years old, for example the paint on our balcony was chipping badly. The place is fairly expensive, so a large scale renovation program to improve the facilities is necessary. The staff is Fern’s saving grace. The staff is attentive, happy and made the visit worthwhile.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: No elevators.
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AM wrote a review Jul 2023
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I spent a weekend with my Chorus at Fern Resort for retreat and to rehearse for our annual concert. The venue, the rooms and meeting rooms were really nice and we spent a good time there. I lost an earring just before leaving. I contacted their customer service a couple of weeks later. They had found it and kept it. Then they sent it back to me immediately, free of charge in a very professional and kind manner. It was a sentimental present so I really appreciated it.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Tina wrote a review Jul 2023
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I booked 2 rooms, one for my daughter and one for my husband and I. Both rooms just under $5000 for 2 nights..on a weekday. I fully expected complete luxury for this price. The drive in was encouraging, long beautiful driveway. But don’t look too closely around, it needs maintenance. The staff was incredible! The food was great! We packed our golf clubs but the course was in such bad shape, grass growing over the cup/pin. The Play Village needs some serious work, its old wood and paint is chipped badly everywhere. I was worried a little about splinters. Old used toys everywhere. Just not what I imagined. We told my 5 year granddaughter and hyped her on the Honey Bee ride, when we arrived it had been cancelled. Disappointing. I wouldn’t want to discourage anyone from visiting, it’s historic and I imagine years ago it would have been the place to be. Just maintain your expectations. I’m looking for a resort that I can go to year after year in Canada but this won’t be it. Doing the math, looks like I could have taken my family for over a week to another country!
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Mike O wrote a review Apr 2023
Toronto, Canada21 contributions20 helpful votes
Great experience! The staff were very friendly, helpful and accommodating! Beautiful venue! Appetizers, entrees and breakfast were excellent. General Manager Scott and his team made us feel like part of the family!
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Jim L wrote a review Mar 2023
Georgetown, Canada37 contributions11 helpful votes
I absolutely love this place!! I have been here twice. Once for a romantic weekend away and once with family. It’s all-inclusive so the food is included (not alcohol). The food is delicious and plentiful. Plenty of activities to keep you occupied or just relax. My favourite was the steam room. So relaxing. Unfortunately both times were during Covid so we couldn’t use the spa. A massage would have been great. The staff very friendly. I would love to try a summer vacation as both times were in the fall. Summer activities look fantastic. And the price is very reasonable.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Rebecca wrote a review Feb 2023
Whitby, Canada4 contributions1 helpful vote
Lots of activities/entertainment, good food and nice room, even if the buildings could use some maintenance. Stayed Thursday to Sunday. No planned activity on Thursday but after checking in and diner, nice to relax playing pool and ping pong, glad we added the extra night. The planned entertainment over the rest of the weekend was funny and engaging - music, trivia, history treks, water painting, tastings (Thornbury & Colio) and the cutter ride; highly recommend participating in the events, staff were great. Not experienced cross country skiers or snow shoe-ers but with the equipment available, we gave it a go and filled a couple of hours each day with the experience; also did some sudo-curling on the lake, an experience onto itself. Every breakfast, lunch and dinner was fresh, hot and yummy - assigned table for the stay made it easy to sit down for every meal. The room was clean and comfortable - not overly updated but we weren’t there to stay in our room. Yes, the buildings were dated (and no elevator) but staff, food and activities were great. The weather prohibited the skating trail from being opened, which was a bummer but out of their control. Would visit again, nice local spot.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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KimB wrote a review Feb 2023
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We went with two other families with kids in their early twenties for the mid-week package of two nights. The activity director was amazing (Matt). We were able to do all of the activities. It's a great winter outdoor place. The rooms in the main hotel are spacious and spotless. The servers in the dining room are super attentive. The menu choices are varied. Our group loved all the pasta choices. Amazing burgers. The steak had to be Sent back for being undercooked but it was taken care of with wine removed off the bill for the inconvenience. The steak, when it came back, was mouth-watering. The desserts are out of this world. You definitely get bang for your buck here. This place has the best customer service of any place we have ever stayed.
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Date of stay: February 2023
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fern Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Fern Resort?
Nearby attractions include Couchiching Beach Park (4.4 km), Tudhope Park (7.2 km), and The OPP Museum (7.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fern Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Fern Resort?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fern Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Fern Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fern Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mariposa Market Stores, Theo's Eatery, and Era 67 Restaurant & Lounge.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fern Resort?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fern Resort?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Fern Resort offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Fern Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mnjikaning Fish Weirs (2.4 km).
Does Fern Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the lake view available here.