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The Fern Lodge

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46 Fiddlehead Bay Road, Chestertown, NY 12817
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Sullivan County, NY
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Welcoming atmosphere right from the beginning. Beautiful accommodations on all floors. Shadow, an awesome Golden Lab, and Noche', a smaller black Lab, greet you at the front door. Outstanding views and a private boatride on awesome Friends Lake are included. Luxurious accommodations in a friendly and totally relaxing atmosphere. Fine dining and Nature at its very best within... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed yourselves! It was nice to get a boat ride in- not too many more warm days! It was lovely to meet you, hope to see you in another season! Sharon More 

New York
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62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Again, I am so reluctant to write this. On a recent vacation, we had two AMAZING experiences, one terrible experience and one mediocre experience. And, this place gets reviews in the amazing category. I've traveled a lot, and I have a ton of experience with the b&b business from a professional and personal stand-point. So, when we looked at the... More 

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

WOW! Never received a 4-diamond review where you liked the "perfect" room and porch and the nice fireplace and refrigerator and I guess you liked me? , but there were so many issues to address: We have never said we are a log cabin- but there sure is a lot of wood and log elements everywhere your eye beholds on... More 

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We eloped at the Fern Lodge last week, and we can't imagine ever finding a better location or experience. We stayed in the Forest Room, which I highly recommend for weddings, because it is spacious enough for your dress, all your luggage, and has direct access to the outside of the lodge, the lake, the game room, and the sauna.... More 

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

It was lovely to meet you both and an honor to have hosted your beautiful wedding ceremony! Thank you for your taking the time to write a review! Sharon More 

Portland, Oregon
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62 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is an amazing find! We were looking for something in this area of the Adirondacks and found it on line. It is a beautiful lodge, with beautiful rooms, a gorgeous view of the lake, multiple fire pits for small groups to gather, a hot tub and they serve wonderful breakfasts. We had a fireplace in our room, a deck... More 

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

Thanks so much for staying with us- hope to see you again! Bring your bikes…. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is a beautiful inn, in a wonderful setting, and offering a very high-end B&B experience (with few rivals that I could find in the area.) The rooms and common space are generous, the grounds are lovely, and the ability to take out a canoe or kayak is great. It isn't a spot w/ a real beach, so if you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We stayed at the Fern Lodge for just one night during our Adirondack honeymoon (started at the Elk Lake Lodge, finished at the Sagamore), and it was awesome. It was a Wednesday, and I guess the long weekenders had either just left or hadn't yet arrived, so we were the only guests, which meant we had pretty much exclusive use... More 

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

So glad you had a great time! More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 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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Thank Kbarcory
SharonTaylor, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! So very glad you enjoyed yourselves! More 

Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

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

Thanks for the review! Hope to see you again and soon! Sharon More 

Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

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

Come again soon- maybe in another season and enjoy the roaring fireplaces/firepits in winter!!!! Thank you for your review! More 

London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

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 

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