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Fern Lodge

Corner Alfred St. And Oxford Terrace,, Coromandel, New Zealand (Formerly Celadon Motel)
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Ranked #2 of 11 Hotels in Coromandel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in April in 'The Studio' unit and can't recommend it enough. The location was great, just ten minutes walk down the hill to Coromandel Town but felt really secluded and tucked away. The hosts (especially Ray) were helpful and welcoming, the deck out the front was great to relax on at the end of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We stayed here overnight at The Studio. All we needed was a bed and a shower so we didn't take advantage of the kitchen or ammenities but it was very comfortable and surprisingly spacious. The grounds are lovely and Genevieve was very helpful.

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Cody, Wyoming, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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