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Fern Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   4432 Fern Resort Rd, RR#5, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 15 Hotels in Orillia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Havelock
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4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I am the manager of our son's hockey team and we entered a tournament in Orillia. I was left with the task of finding the perfect place for the team to stay for the weekend while attending the tournament. I came across Fern Resort. They provided us with the best rate and seemed to have the most available for the... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments and thank you for bringing your team to Fern! Our dedicated Conference Sales department are committed to providing meeting planners, coaches, and booking coordinators their full attention right through the planning and booking stages. Once on property, our staff continue to provide on-going support and attention to detail that makes your group feel right... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We spent an amazing weekend at Fern for their annual Halloween celebration. It was s. much fun! The staff at Fern works so hard to ensure all the guests are happy. Mike and his staff do amazing programming for the families. The costume dance was a great time all due to Mike and his staff and their hard work. Thanks... More 

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

Thank you Hurst family for posting your comments on Trip Advisor. Halloween Weekend at Fern Resort is an amazing fall getaway for families. Launching pumpkins from our 25 foot high slingshot, entering a pumpkin in the "Pumpkin Decorating Contest", visiting the haunted inn, and dancing the night away at the family costume dance are just some of the highlights we... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

5 Star prices with 2 Star service and food. Great location but a very dated complex. Atrocious would be too nice a word to describe the meals...all inclusive tip included meals. Really disappointed. All 10 guests in the party unanimously agreed. Unfortunately cannot recommend Fern to anyone.

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

I am sorry Fern Resort did not live up to your expectations during your stay with us this past October. Fern Resort has been providing family vacations and group stays for over 100 years with great success. Generally comments regarding our location and facilities are favourable, and comments regarding our food and our service are excellent. Fern Resort is a... More 

Niagara Region
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I recently organized a 2 day business meeting at Fern for mid-September 2014. From the beginning the staff were incredibly helpful. All my questions were quickly answered and everyone was so helpful with the set up. We had approximately 60 people attend and all had high praise for the venue. The food was excellent! The main meeting room and break... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments and thank you for allowing us to host your meeting in September. I am glad you enjoyed the venue and food and the feedback from your delegates was all of high praise. Fern Resort is a well-known destination for family vacations but we are also an ideal spot for meetings, conferences and weddings. Meetings... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We came here with my girlfriend, her two sons, and my 11-year-old daughter. Our visit got off to a bad start when we learned that first night’s dinner wasn’t included in our “all inclusive” package. Apparently it said this on the website and I didn’t see it. They offered us a la carte service, we ended up going to nearby... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments and thank you for joining us over the Labour Day weekend. I am sorry you weekend got off to a bad start with a misunderstanding regarding our package and the meals included in the rate. We do offer an 8 meal package over the Labour Day weekend that doesn't include dinner on the Friday... More 

Toronto
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We recently enjoyed 7 days at Fern Resort with rain for 5 of them. The activities were varied enough that we always had things to do- even tried watercolours! The kids 11 and 12 found the kids activities very "exclusive club" as many of the families had attended several consecutive summers during the same time period. They were also uncomfortable... More 

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

Thank your posting your comments and thanks for joining us this summer with your family! I am sorry to hear that you experienced bad weather for 5 of the 7 days you were here. That can only mean you were here the week of August the 10th. I can say in 20 years of being here at Fern Resort, I... More 

Ottawa
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109 reviews 109 reviews
37 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We spent an amazing week at Fern this past summer. From the check-in staff, to the playvillage everything was perfect. Our "cottage" was very quiet, and beds were comfortable. The suite suited our family just right with the number beds. The cuisine was delicious. Our only disappointment was the BBQ. It is so nice to eat outdoors however, the chaos... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your comments regarding your recent stay with us at Fern Resort. Food and your dining experience are key elements to an all-inclusive stay and I am glad to hear that at a minimum, the dining room meals were great. Our poolside Lunch, BBQ option, although not for everyone, is great for families that want... More 

Waterdown, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We just returned from our vacation at Fern and I can't say enough about how wonderful it was! From the great food, amazing kids programs and the nightly entertainment, we were entertained the entire time. Great customer service and exceptionally friendly staff (even when they were just walking past you on the pathways!). My children experienced kayaking, SUP, zorbing, fishing,... More 

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

Thank you for your comments and thank you for vacationing with us this past summer! I am glad to hear you and your family enjoyed all of the activities and facilities we have to offer during our summer packages. Thank for speaking so highly of our staff as well. Customer service is at the cornerstone of everything we do. It's... More 

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Address: 4432 Fern Resort Rd, RR#5, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Fern Hotel Orillia
Fern Resort Orillia, Ontario
Fern Orillia
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Orillia

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