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Fern Lodge

Corner Alfred St. And Oxford Terrace,, Coromandel, New Zealand (Formerly Celadon Motel)
Fern Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cody, Wyoming, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights in mid April over a long weekend. Genevieve,one of the owners, made us feel very comfortable and apologized profusely because we had booked 3 nights for the Chalet and had to spend one night in the Studio. We found the Studio was very spacious and perfect for our needs anyway, and they helped us move our... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ray and Generveve were great hosts, full of local knowledge and great tips on things to do. Do yourself a favor and ask to check out the studio as they are both artists. The cabin was a beautiful haven with a view surrounded by ferns. Very inspiring place. Lovely to watch the bird life too. The only place we have... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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142 reviews 142 reviews
69 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Studio for two nights and felt as if we were completely on our own in the bush it was so secluded. The accommodation was spotless, comfortable and well equipped and we’d certainly stay again if we manage to return to Coromandel. Gen’s Dad loaned us his own copy of Barry Brickell’s book in preparation for our... More 

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Vang Vieng, Laos
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fern lodge in coromandel town is simply devine. A great selection of accomadation. Fully self contained in a beautiful setting nestled in the bush. Sit out side a gaze at the stars. Ponder life , love and the future away from the numerous distractions of city life. 4 days here I left recharged and revitalised. Easy to get too from... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I had the Cabin at Fern, which was on the top of the hill in the outskirts of Coromandel. It is a cute little room with big veranda, surrounded by tree ferns. You can see the sunset from the veranda. I found it surprisingly nice, did not expect this based on the pictures. The room is well equiped with shower,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I can't recommend Fern Lodge enough - we've stayed there on 3 occasions in different lodgings, the Cabin, the Studio and the Treehouse. Just an amazing experience. The owners go the extra mile making sure the place is clean and tidy and making us feel very welcome. They give great advice on things to do around the area, lots of... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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54 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The property is up hill with good views and an away from it all, rustic feel. We were two couples with one teen, renting the three bedroom chalet. We loved the place and the experience. Add lighting in the bedrooms and we would give it the fifth star...and shampoo would be nice...and shower water pressure.

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Hong Kong, China
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is a really nice place, situated on the side of a hill giving you a fantastic view of the bay. We are staying in the chalet, which is very spacious. Has everything you need, although simple it is more than enough. The owners are very accommodating and friendly. One of the other positives with Fern Lodge is that they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Staying here currently. The place is an absolute gem. Genuinely. The name says it all. Accomodation is tasteful and you won't find better, great value too. You feel a million miles away from the hustle and bustle but can walk into the small town. The owner, Ray, is an absolute delight and so knowledgable. A real gentleman. Genevieve couldn't be... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay of two nights. Everything we needed was there and the hosts were really welcoming and helpful. It was lovely to wake up to the amazing birdsong, and to look down into the hearts of the ferns and trees. This is quaint, rustic and comfortable and we would stay again.

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