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Fern Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kitchener Ontario
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been going to the fern for many years. We were there for a couples weekend and had a great time. Low key and great food. They had a busy conference when we were there and they still did a great job serving us our meals and drinks with out any issues. We stayed in one of the newly...

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited this resort recently and found my room to be very dated. I had a time deciding if they were going for dated rustic, or, if it was a simple matter of them not reinvesting into the property. For some odd reason, I had a difficult time controlling the temperature in the room. Even with the HVAC unit off, the...

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Kinmount, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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 29 March 2017

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 28 March 2017

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 18 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 13 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...

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Amenities

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
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: $535 - $938 (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 Orillia
Fern Resort Orillia, Ontario
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Orillia
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“Best rooms are the Jacuzzi suites, over looking the lake!”
jmk39, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Lots of types of rooms for all budgets.”
bonawar15, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A wonderful winter experience”
alexwL7212GZ, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ask for the penthouse family suite, great view of lake and sunsets, balcony was nice to watch the snow fall in the evening.”
maya-sofia0110, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a cottage overlooking the lake”
Roadrunner3988, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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