My husband and I spent 3 nights in the Pine room for our honeymoon and it was absolutely perfect!
Fantastic - we felt extremely welcome and someone was always around to answer questions if needed. It was great to have such personalized dinner recommendations! The lodge is extremely modern and equipped with some fancy stuff (e.g. the showers and home theatre!). There are written directions on how to work everything, and the staff was always willing to help out. They have maps and guide books available for guest use, which we found very helpful. Breakfast was delightful - beautifully presented and delicious, with lots of vegetarian options and meat from a local farm.
Worth the price!
Again, fantastic. The bed was enormous and very comfortable. There was climate control as needed (AC, gas fireplace, ceiling fan) but all we needed was to keep the window open. We never had any issues with noise.
Very clean, including the rooms, main areas, and bathrooms. They have a dog, but I didn't notice any dog fur or dog smells (and I'm the sort of person who would definitely notice).
The lake is all privately owned so sometimes we could hear neighbors, but nothing that took away from the "Adirondack experience". The directions on the website were perfect (we made it without at GPS). Secluded enough that it's very private, but also not too far of a drive from attractions (e.g. Lake George and many great restaurants)
Would stay in the Pine room again!
- Also Known As:
- The Fern Hotel Chestertown
- The Fern Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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