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Fern River Resort Motel

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5250 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018
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Fern River Resort Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2006

The Fern River Resort is a delightful retreat in a grove of redwoods with the babbling San Lorenzo river running behind it. Clearly, the Management of the Fern River Resort in Felton values their property greatly. The property is in excellent repair and is impeccably well-kept. A smell of disinfectant and bleach will waft into your nose as you enter... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2006

We loved it here. the cabin we had 11b, was really large, full living room with a very comfy futon, full kitchen with dishes, coffee maker, mircrovave full fridge. then a small bathroom (no tub) and a nice sized bedroom with a very comfy double bed. there were things to do like build a campfire, borrow books and movies, tetherball,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2006

My husband and I spent 2 days in the redwoods at this little place in the mountains called Fern River Resort. Most of the time we just relaxed on the porch overlooking the river. A perfect weekend getaway from the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2006

What started out as a problem was the minimum stay requirement. Apparently it was a busy weekend because we could not get a 2-night stay. Being only an hour away and with gas costing way too much to go further we decided to book anyway. Friday night dinner was at La Brushetta 2 blocks away. The rib eye steak was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2006

I loved the location of this little gem, I was across the river from the most beautiful state park I hade ever seen, and close to shopping, and fine dining, and only a 6 mile beuatiful winding drive to downtown Santa Cruz. The cabins are very well kept and really feel like home inside. I stayed in cabin 11b and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2006

My Family and I happened upon Fern River by accident. When we arrived managment was very hospitable and met all our needs once we were set up the managers were very receptive to the needs of our children from bikes to river toys!! We met other famiies that we hooked up with during ourt stay haveing bbq's by the river... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2006

My family stayed here last july for 4 day's, and i must tell you the owners ruin our vacation even our 10 year twin daughters were mad. Ther are more rules here than you can believe, and we paidto be here. The owners obviously do not like kid's, and made that very clear to us. Every where you go there... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2006

My husband and I were torn between the mixed reviews, but decided to stay and take our chances since there are few hotels in the area. There is no way that anyone would think that this place is wonderful as long as the owners are running this place. It's a shame they run it as they do. There are so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2005

I visited Fern River Resort with my sister for several days in October. It was the third time we have stayed at Fern River, and we love it. The staff is helpful and friendly, the cabins are clean and cozy. We plan to visit again next year.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2005

I read the reviews here and since they seemed mixed I decided to take a chance. My girlfriend and I were looking for a quiet place to get away and relax for it had been a tough week. As soon as I arrived, there was a problem with checkin that forced me to wait over an hour to get into... More

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Management response:

This gentleman arrived 1 hour before his girlfriend and demanded the key without paying for the cottage. Our desk clerk politely explained to him that visa credit card policy requires the card used to be present at check-in and either imprinted or swiped through the card terminal before we are allowed to release the key. This gentlemen refused to pay... More

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Additional Information about Fern River Resort Motel

Address: 5250 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018
Location: United States > California > Felton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Fern River Hotel Felton
Fern River Motel

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