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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 5 days ago
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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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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 5 days ago NEW

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 Do have to say the resort is a little outdated.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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Barrie, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Mississauga, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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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 

Havelock
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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 

Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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3 helpful votes 3 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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 

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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 Business Hotel in Orillia
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