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The Fern Lodge

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46 Fiddlehead Bay Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love to go to Lake Placid in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains- however we hate the long drive. On our most recent trip, we decided to make the ride more enjoyable by staying part way along the route. The FERN LODGE offered the ideal location and turned out to be a wonderful experience. Sharon and her staff went out of... More 

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently spent five nights at The Fern Lodge and had a wonderful experience. Unlike many B&Bs, this home has been custom built as an inn, and the room accommodations, overall floor plan, grounds, public spaces, etc., have all been designed to provide the most privacy and luxury for guests. We stayed in "Pine," a beautiful, lodge-style... More 

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Pine Room for 2 nights for my birthday getaway. It was breathtaking. Stone gas fireplace, large room with sitting are and gorgeous on-suite bathroom. Our porch looks out onto Friend's Lake where we like to sit early as the sun rose. Great game room with honor bar. Two delightful dogs in residence. Shadow and Noche. Sharon... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We just recently stayed at Fern Lodge on a quick visit as we were driving back home from Quebec City. Our room was the Birch room, which was huge with a whirlpool ...steam room, small screened porch, lovely fireplace and more. All the special details are taking care of in the room..and Sharon is a lovely host. She recommended places... More 

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

It was lovely to meet you even though your stay was brief- come back again soon! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were there for Memorial Day weekend. What an absolute gem this place is! Absolutely gorgeous property and such friendly, welcoming staff. The pine room was amazing. The breakfast was delicious. The boat rides on Friends Lake - very serene and beautiful. The steam shower and Jacuzzi in the room were so great. There are many beautiful hikes in the... More 

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

We are so sorry to have missed meeting you and so glad you enjoyed yourselves! More 

Hewitt, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We decided at last minute to get away for a long weekend. My husband found the fern lodge near lake George. What a gem. We stayed in the birch room. It was very romantic. We used it as our base to go to lake placid one day and lake George another. The 3rd day we stayed on premises, went kayaking,... More 

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

So sorry to have personally missed meeting you, but so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Hope to meet you next time! More 

Portage, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

If you are a city slicker..... Please find time to get away. The seclusion of this luxury Lodge is relaxing and peaceful. Sharon and staff is amazingly accommodating. The amenities seemed endless. This will be my new hidaway/getaway from home. I encourage all to visit

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

All your city slicker friends are most welcome- and even your non-city slicker friends! So nice to meet you. Thanks for sharing with Trip Advisor. Best, Sharon More 

Middlebury, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I visited the Fern Lodge in November, and it was wonderful! The property is beautiful and feels very romantic. We loved watching a movie in the basement together, snuggled by the fire sipping wine with another couple, and enjoying a steam shower. The breakfast was amazing! Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer. We had... More 

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

Thanks for your review- we hope you do come back soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My husband and I spent our honeymoon at Fern Lodge in May 2014. I can't say enough nice things about our experience. We stayed in the Forest room, which has its own private fire pit on the walkout patio. It also has a fireplace, an in-room two-person Jacuzzi, an enormous shower with multiple shower heads and large rocks to sit... More 

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

Hope to see you back for an anniversary getaway! More 

Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The Fern Lodge was incredibly accomodating! Sharon was very friendly and helpful.They provided maps and suggestions for restaurants. We enjoyed playing ping pong, and watching movies in the theater with some freshly made popcorn! The steam shower, jetted tub, fireplace, and sounds of crickets chirping outside made for a very relaxing, and romantic honeymoon in the Adirondacks. It was an... More 

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

We hope you come back soon also- maybe for an anniversary or babymoon! More 

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