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Union Dale, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Skiers beware. If you are about to book this place for your Elk Mountain ski trip, DON'T. On October 1, they turned into a BYOB establishment. They let their alcohol license expire, may or may not get it back. Beer, wine and alcohol are a minimum trip of 20 minutes away. And the nearest state-run liquor store is not open...

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Mary B, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you feel the way you do. Fern Hall has strived, yes, through its many incarnations to be an establishment that prides itself on quality food, exceptional service, and love of community. The fact that we have become a BYOB shows that. In very hard times you do what is necessary to keep business open and...

Reviewed 19 August 2016

We have returned for a third time to Fern Hall and the ambiance is still warm and echoes another era. The food was quite good, as before, but this time we must have arrived just as the summer help of college students was training. I guess young people don't realize one needs silverware to eat. BUT other than an amusing...

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fernhallinn, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed the dinner once the tableware arrived! It won't happen again, promise!

Millburn, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Unusual cozy and elegant place with fantastic views. The staff is there to please you, very accommodating. A few highlights - Crystal Lake is a stone's throw away you can walk and swim, best to be there in the morning when the water is like glass. They provide free golf with your stay, but I was just content to have...

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fernhallinn, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

You remembered the check out rules! Thank you. It was a pleasure having you as part of the family if only for a few days.

Haledon, New Jersey
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have stayed at several places in NE PA and the Fern Hall has been the best by far. Absolutely lovely grounds, beautiful building and very friendly staff. While I didn't get the chance to experience all the amenities like the lake or golfing, I thoroughly enjoyed those that I did. If the weather permits I highly recommend dinner out...

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fernhallinn, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

YOU UNDERSTAND WHAT WE WANT ALL OF OUR GUESTS TO UNDERSTAND!! Take a few steps back, slow the pace down and enjoy life as it is! No "chains" holding us back, we are one of a kind! Thanks, Mary

Plainview, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My husband David and I just spent a 3 day weekend at Fern Hall Inn, our home away from home! This was our 3rd time staying at the Inn and it was absolutely wonderful! We were welcomed once again with warm hugs from Mary, the Inn Keeper, as well as Amy and Mary who also work at the Inn, and...

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fernhallinn, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

I am very happy that I talked you into staying the extra night! Now you can understand why!!! Fern Hall is all about taking a step away, slowing down the pace and enjoying life!. Can't wait till next summer to see you again. Mary

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My wife and I ate dinner on the outdoor patio. The atmosphere was nice. Took 15 minutes for a waitress to come to our table. She was pleasant and seemed accommodating. My wife ordered the filet mignon for $31.00. About 10 minutes later, our waitress tells my wife that the chef changed the filet to a flat iron steak. My...

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Mary B, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Sorry that you had an unpleasant experience. I thank you for bringing this up our attention and hope you were satisfied with my email response

Reviewed 11 July 2016

I booked a room through Expedia and the picture showed a lovely room with a king size bed and a day bed. when I arrived that was not the room I got. The manager told me that because I didn't book directly with them they just got the reservation from Expedia, no room preference. Don't book through Expedia. They do...

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fernhallinn, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

I'm very happy that the room situation worked itself out. Unfortunately bookings like that happen every once in a while, and being such a tiny place when one room is out of whack there isn't a lot we can do to fix it. As far as your restaurant experience, I am at a loss. That is not typical at Fern...

Wexford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome staff & rooms. Had a great time. This is our go to place for future visits in NEPA. I also locked my keys in my car and the manager took care of it all. I highly recommend this place!!! We had a huge room and private bathroom. Breakfast was great along with the backyard BBQ. Took my son for...

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Mary B, Guest Relations Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. We aim to please

Reviewed 14 June 2016

We have stayed here before at Christmas time. It was cold and we were the only people staying there at the time. It was okay. We stayed here again for our granddaughters graduation and found a few changes, for the better. Mary was so nice and friendly. Vey nice breakfast and also had the best martini for happy hour other...

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fernhallinn, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Glad to have had the chance to see you again! Remember when the relative's house is over full, we will have space for you! Next time, you have to have dinner with us!!

new jersey
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Mary, the inn keeper, made sure we were comfortable. She even went out of her way to drive us to the wedding we were in town for, 20 minutes away! We had lunch before the wedding and it was delicious. We sat out back on the patio overlooking the golf course. Very beautiful. Our room was delightful. Lovely decor, peaceful...

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fernhallinn, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Sorry I couldn't get you the bear you wanted to see, but he has been back recently! We always try our best to make guests feel like family, and if that means driving you so you can safely attend a wedding, happy to do it!

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1916 Stone Estate once the residence of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Pharmaceutical fame. Currently Fern Hall is home to our Inn and award winning Golf Course! All at your disposal when staying with us. Summer provides use of the boat house on glorious Crystal Lake, and winter offers an 8 mile drive to Elk Mountain, the highest vertical ski mountain in Pennsylvania! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Hall Inn

Address: 2819 State Route 247, At Crystal Lake, Clifford, PA 18413
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Clifford
Price Range: $140 - $246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Hall Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Fern Hall Inn Bed And Hotel Clifford
Fern Hall Inn b&b
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“Only one room with a private bath.”
 of 5 bubbles maryanny162, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back have fabulous views.”
 of 5 bubbles Ckl60, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views are rooms in the back”
 of 5 bubbles 945fadih, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 6 has very little lighting. Too dark. Room 2 is lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 180alisonp, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“the rooms are easy to choose. Do you want to share a bathroom, do you want your own? Do you want a balcony, or not?”
 of 5 bubbles tatumkay, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
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