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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 1 week ago
Nolan080808 Mississauga, Canada
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    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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent a weekend at the Fern and just loved it. The resort is ideal for family's with all age groups,with so many activities for our 5 year old that we are already talking about our next trip back. With pretty well all activities free once your there you really have no reason to reach back into your wallet.... More

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Huntsville, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fern resort is a great place for a family vacations. There are lots of activities for the young ones and most are done through a supervised program so mom and dad can get in some of their own fun as well such as kayaking or paddle boarding or just relax by the pool. The meals are very good and there... 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 staying with us at Fern Resort. Kids of all ages genuinely love our supervised activity programs. These programs and traditional resort facilities used to be the cornerstone of the Ontario resort-vacation product. At one time the lakes and rivers of Northern Ontario where dotted with traditional resorts offering this type... More

Kitchener, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pioneer Craftsmen celebrated our 60th anniversary at the Fern and what a fantastic weekend! All forty of our staff and their families enjoyed great hospitality, great food, atmosphere and picturesque grounds. Many of us thought celebrating 60 years was an accomplishment, but for the Fern to be hosting families and friends since 1895 is truly amazing. Our rooms were clean... More

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

Congratulations Pioneer Craftsmen on your 60th anniversary, and thank you for allowing us to be a part of the celebration! Thank you for the wonderful comments and accolades in your review; they are truly humbling. Customer Service is the most important part of what we do and we are fortunate enough to have a management team that has a true... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Fern Resort very much! It had everything we needed! The service and hospitality was awesome - small town and personal. The outdoor activities were a plenty and they had something for everyone! Can't wait to plan another work function at The Fern Resort!

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

Thank you for staying with us here at Fern Resort. Off-site business meetings and Fern Resort are the perfect mix of business and pleasure! Glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward to the next work function at Fern Resort. We look forward to having you back again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort More

Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fern was a great place to have our 3 day business meeting & team building event. The hotel staff was very pleasant and accommodating. The activities we planned were wonderful, Mike took great care of us. I would come back with my family.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor regarding your stay with us for the meeting and conference side of the business! Fern Resort, along with the Conference Centre at Fern, has been providing exceptional value for small and medium sized groups, associations and companies alike that want to come together for a very results-oriented,... More

Toronto
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent our week end at Fern Resort and we have had a fabulous time with our grand daughter. The grounds are impeccably kept, our rooms were clean and neat, the food at the restaurant excellent. The staff is helpful and very friendly. Our grand daughter had lots of fun as the resort offers a variety of choices for... More

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

Thank you for your comments from your recent stay with us here at Fern Resort. Getting away with a young one can be a challenge and difficult to kept them entertained and busy. Here at Fern we do pride ourselves on providing a getaway that will have something for everyone. Whether you are here in the summer season with our... More

Oshawa, Ontario
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have stayed at the Fern several times over the years and have found it to be a very relaxing, friendly and even pampering experience. this is a resort that dates back many years and it has matured well and benefits from the experience of making guests feel special and part of the family. For many it has been a... More

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

Thank you for posting your comments here on TripAdvisor. I am very happy to hear you enjoyed the resort so much. Fern Resort is the ideal spot for groups, clubs, reunions, etc as you mentioned. We strive to go above and beyond to make it a memorable experience for all the attendees. The lake side setting, the staff, and the... More

Peterborough, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This past weekend we joined our British Car Club for a weekend at the Fern Resort. This property is at least 100 years old, but you sure wouldn't know it. The place is spotless and our room looked like it had just been carefully redone (we were impressed). The young staff are enthusiastic, cheerful and obviously well schooled in customer... More

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

Thank you for the wonderful comments and observations from your resent stay with us here at Fern. We take great pride in our property and more importantly our staff. Our staff our committed, 100% in offering our guests a truly unique and genuine experience that is second to none. Updating and renovating our rooms and our property are always high... More

St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Fern Resort was the host to a organizational advisory and they worked so well with our business and personal needs during our stay. Beautiful view points being beside the water and lots to do. Indoor pool and hot tub could use a little updating but overall excellent. The food is by far the best part. A wonderful selection for our... More

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

Hi Ashley, thank you for posting your comments here on TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear your groups needs were catered to and our location and food were the highlight of your stay. Fern Resort, although mostly known for family vacations, also hosts a variety of meetings and conferences throughout the year. Groups of 10 to 310 can find the... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This resort advertises itself as all-inclusive, but it is not true. I was going to book a 3-night stay there for the long weekend, but the resort appears to be quite uncompromising. The stay for myself and for my daughter would cost me more than $750. It appears that dinner on the arrival date is not included (which is weird... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments here on TripAdvisor. Our May Long weekend package is based and priced on having 8 meals included. Those 8 meals are; 2 dinners, 3 lunches, and 3 breakfasts. We have opted to take the Friday dinner meal and cost of that meal out of the package and the package price... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Orillia
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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 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 
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