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The Fern Lodge

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   46 Fiddlehead Bay Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Rochester, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem in the Adirondacks. We absolutely loved our stay in the Cedar room! We came here on our honeymoon a day after being married :) It was the perfect escape from all of the stress of the wedding. Our room had a spacious bathroom complete with rain head steamer shower and Jacuzzi tub. The king sized bed... More

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St. Louis, MO
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 3 days at the Fern Lodge, and had an extraordinarily good experience. It is a stunning property, and the service was perfect. The breakfasts were so good, we weren't able to eat lunch! We considered staying at a luxury resort on Lake George, and in fact visited it when we were on our stay. While... More

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves! More

Clinton, Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband was searching for a place near Lake George and decided to try this one.A little difficult to find but when we did Wow! Tucked away we saw a timber lodge on a lake, huge great room complete with moose head over the fireplace, comfy leather couches, beautiful Henckley table and chairs set for breakfast , adjoining porch, our... More

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

We are so happy you enjoyed yourselves! Thanks for the lovely review- I couldn't have written a better one myself! Make sure you do use our directions and not your GPS…. If you would like a tv in your room ask for "Forest", "Cedar" or "Birch". I'm glad you liked my breakfasts- but Chef Chris' breakfasts are a very hard... More

Sudbury, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It's all been said before, but I couldn't help but chime in. The Fern Lodge is spectacular. Sharon and Greg are wonderful innkeepers who are really, genuinely happy to have to you in their stay. The lodge is beautifully appointed with all you could need or want in a lakeside mountain home. We stayed in the Cedar room for two... More

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Please come back again and again! It was lovely to meet you…. More

Clifton Park, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Fern Lodge is a true jewel in the Adirondacks and I am hesitant to want to share what a gorgeous place this is since it may increase in popularity. My significant other "fell in love" with this exclusive lodge that is not only beautiful but also very comfortable and homey. Sharon and Greg are wonderful hosts who live on... More

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words. Don't worry about us becoming too popular- we have only 5 rooms and that is all we have any intention of having. We will always have a room for you for a very relaxing romantic getaway! More

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

I have to say....the place was amazing. The accommodations were beyond fantastic and the hospitality was five star. I would highly recommend the fern lodge to anyone who is looking for that perfect getaway place. Thank you Sharon and Greg for making our time there perfect!!!

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank YOU for such a lovely review. Come back soon! Sharon More

Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My boyfriend & I visited Jan.11-12 and had the most incredible time. Besides the room (Birch) being unbelievable & gorgeous in every way, the staff was beyond top notch. Susan & Brittany and Chef Chris were incredible. So wonderful and just the most accommodating and welcoming staff imaginable. Susan, especially, was a gem- so kind and we had such a... More

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SharonTaylor, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Susan is a great Innkeeper and we are very proud to have such great people. Glad we could provide you with a 4-legged guide-in-training as well, but how did you get her to sit still long enough to take a picture? More

Lakin, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon. You know the kind of cabin you dream about? The one with fireplaces and rustic furniture and big soft beds and of course, a view of the water? Well, check check and check. This one goes even beyond your dreams. Can't wait to go back.

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SharonTaylor, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your review and PLEASE come back soon! More

Slingerlands, New York, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Words can't describe this place. We will be back very often as the Fern Lodge gave us just what we needed to get away from city life and recharge our lives back to reality. Being situated on a lake gave us the tranquility but only minutes away from the mountain hikes that gave us our exercise for the week. It... More

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SharonTaylor, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Come back soon! Many of our guests enjoy trying a different room or a different season- try us in the winter with the fireplaces blazing. Gore Mountain is great skiing and just 18 minutes away! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

We booked at the last minute due to an cancellation and had no idea how lucky we got. Sharon the owner was so so friendly and the ultimate hostess! The lodge is first class all the way from the decor to the setting. They spared no expense. Sharon took us on a boat ride after a delicious breakfast.we highly recommend... More

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We love to exceed your every expectation- glad we succeeded! The boat ride is a favorite part of my day also! More

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Address: 46 Fiddlehead Bay Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
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Location: United States > New York > Chestertown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Fern Lodge 3.5*
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Our luxury Adirondack lodging includes a choice of five intimate guest rooms that are uncommonly comfortable ~ both rustic and elegant, even magnificent.Other hotels in the Adirondacks cannot live up to our resort standards. All guest accommodations have king-size beds, large stone fireplaces and wonderful lake and / or mountain views. All rooms have private luxury baths with deep-soaking Jacuzzi tubs, and all rooms have refrigerators. The nightly rate for Adirondack lodging at our Southern Adirondack Mountain resort includes an unforgettable breakfast, an evening boat tour of Friends Lake (seasonal) with wine and hors d'oeuvres, a full "help yourself" honor bar, nightly turndown service with chocolate truffles, Wi-Fi and a wide variety of on-site activities. Consider our private getaway for your elegant Adirondack wedding or honeymoon.In addition to luxury Adirondack lodge style accommodations, enjoy relaxing in the mission-influenced classically elegant Adirondack Great room with vaulted log ceilings and magnificent stone fireplace. In the evening, gather round the out door fireplace on the screened in porch. The ground floor of our hotel on Friends Lake walks out to the lake features many relaxing sitting areas, a pool table, bar, wine cellar, a game table, a nine-person theatre, a sauna and exercise equipment (Bowflex, free-weights, an elliptical, medicine ball, Swiss ball).Our 70-acre wooded property borders on pristine Friends Lake. Use our kayaks or lounge in the sun before a dip in the lake. The lake is well known for small mouth bass fishing. There is very nice hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right here on the property.Our beautiful 24' ELCO electric launch is used for a late afternoon boat tour of beautiful Friends Lake complete with beverages and hors d'oeuvres. Fern Lodge is unmatched among romantic Upstate NY hotels. ... more   less 
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