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Fern Resort

Certificate of Excellence
4432 Fern Resort Rd, RR#5, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
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Fern Resort
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Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Orillia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
msmere Oshawa, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another jam packed exciting few days at Fern. My son had a fabulous time as did we. I enjoyed my time at the spa-Michelle and Madi are great! I got the best pedicure and a terrific eyebrow wax. My son enjoyed dog sledding and making maple syrup. He loved going to Mary Lou's and taking part in all the activities.... More 

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Collingwood, ontario
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am so glad we found this little piece of Heaven, we stayed in a cozy little Edgewater Cottage and we loved it! There were five of us so maybe a little bit small, but we were told that when we booked it, so no surprises. The wood burning fire place made it feel so warm and comfortable. All the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We just returned from our March break holiday at Fern. My son had the greatest time and didn't want to leave. The activities were great. Dog sledding, horse and cutter ride, maple syrup making, and lots of sport activities. The food was delish! We have never been disappointed! Our cottage was clean and cozy. We are excited to come back... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mr. M Lathem and staff VERY helpful in catering to all our needs, including our special requests. We held a two day conference with a banquet reception in the evening. We utilized conference facilities, hotel rooms for all our faculty, and they provided us all meals and snacks. They even helped facilitate with supplying staff and equipment, their various activities... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments from a conference organizer’s point of view. I am glad to hear your event went well and we went above and beyond your expectations. Fern Resort provides a very unique conference or meeting experience that hinges on working closely with the you to fully understand your needs and the goals of your event. Having... More 

North Bay, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rented 4 cabins. Very clean. Do have to say the resort is a little outdated. A lot of great activities for the kids. We had 8 of them from 8 to 2years old. Lots of things to do outdoor even if we couldn't skate on the lake. (Not secure enough) It's great to enjoy some time with the kids without... More 

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

Thank you for allowing us to host your family reunion and thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Tripdvisor. Fern Resort is a great spot/venue to hold a family reunion getaway for many reasons. The wide variety of activity programs for kids and adults, which offer something for everyone, our extensive resort facilities and grounds that... More 

Barrie, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place, quiet, clean and fantastic staff. We stayed during the week so was not able to participate in the activities on the weekend. My favorite was ice fishing in the huts. Kids loved it and it brought me back to day, being a kid out on the lake up in Northern Ontario with my family. Can see the bottom... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments regarding your winter getaway this year. Winter is such an incredible time of year. It's the time when you can enjoy true Canadiana just a short drive from the city. Skating on the lake, ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and just simply enjoying the best our region has to... More 

Mississauga, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Last year everything was perfect the service accomadations food and entertainment. This year for the most part not so. The service was terrible seemed like any questions were a headache for staff. Our waitress was apathetic at best and openly complained about how busy she was. The food was subpar evey meal had a mistake. The butterchicken was made with... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments on Tripadvisor regarding your recent stay with us and I apologize for the down-slide in your experience this time around. Customer Service is paramount at Fern Resort and no request, large or small, should be considered anything but an opportunity to go above and beyond for our guests. Poor service has no place in... More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

As a group of 5 adults and 7 kids between the ages of 6 and 13 we couldn't have asked for a better mini winter vacation. We stayed at Fern for three nights (Dec. 30-Jan. 2) and it was the perfect amount of time to experience all it had to offer without feeling rushed. We felt bad for those we... More 

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

Thank you Marcia for posting your comments and staying with us over New Years! It was great to meet you and your family and I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to seeing you family again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort More 

Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Check in smooth, Room ok, facilities ok went in the Winter, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, skiing cross country, food amazing as much as you want, hot tub ok, entertainment boring even during the kids portion of the evening.

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

Thank you for posting your comments regarding your recent stay with us here at Fern. Winter is a great time of the year for a getaway. At Fern, we offer a family vacation that allows you to experience all this great season has to offer. Dog sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, skating on the lake, horse drawn hay rides and... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Thanks to Mark and his friendly staff for a special stay in Orillia. We enjoyed a sweet little waterfront cottage complete with television, fireplace, and a beautiful view of the water. The room was clean and well kept. Glass doors were even spot free. I appreciated the towel warmers...haha...the towel rack is placed perfectly above the baseboard heater so when... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments regarding your recent stay here at Fern and I am glad you enjoyed the cottage style of accommodation. Ninety percent of our accommodations do have a lake view but the best view in my opinion is from the west-facing Edgewater Cottages. These units are literally ten feet from the water’s edge! As the sun... More 

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