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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is my 25th anniversary visiting Fern (1991--although my dad has been coming here since the 1960s--in '91, I went to Playvillage!). I always have a wonderful time at Fern. As my family thinks, the vacation is what you make of it! Whether you want to lounge by the pool or enter a golf tournament, Fern offers plenty of activities... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location of this property is outstanding and a well organized facility for families. It is quite worn and needs a lot of up dating although fine for families. The staff is very accommodating and pleasant. Families have been coming here for years so quite nostalgic for many. They should consider having different rates for people coming with and without... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Fern for three nights, four days recently. The highlights were the location on the lake, the beach and pools. The kids loved the pools!! They also enjoyed the fishing off the dock and the fishing excursion. We also took advantage of the paddle boards and boats as well as the kayaks. I enjoyed laying in the hammocks... More 

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Houghton, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place for families with kids, ideal for that. We weren't there with children, but I can see that it would be fantastic fun for kids, with lots of activities for them. I was there with my mother for a family wedding, and it was okay but less than ideal for two adults. Fern is very pricey,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Young Family Getaway & Conference Destination! Fern Resort Review by Connie Berenguer #SummerAtFern My family and I just came back from an amazing and fun filled 2 night weekend stay at The Fern Resort in Orillia. We are a young family with 2 children ages 5 and 3. We were here as part of conference group, joined by other... More 

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very thorough review. I appreciate you taking the time to write about your families experience and appreciate all your comments. I hope to see you and your family again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This summer 2016 will be our 8th year in a row returning. Such a unique experience as most of the same families return the same week each year. It is always a pleasure to see similar faces each year as well as newcomers. We have made friends with other families and our children have friends from Fern that they now... More 

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and thank you for your continued patronage. Your time spend with us sounds like it is the perfect mix of fun and relaxation, with something for everyone in your family. Take care and I look forward to seeing you and your family again next summer. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to go to Fern all of the time when I was a kid. It was without a doubt my favourite vacation destination. I decided to bring my daughter to Fern this past week so she could experience all of the fun tha I had at Fern as a kid. My daughter loved going to the Playvillage. All of... More 

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and welcome back! It is so much fun to hear stories from parents who came to Fern Resort as children and now bring their children to experience all the wonder and fun they experienced as young guests. I really enjoyed reading that your child had so much fun in the Playvillage and was so eager... More 

Toronto, ON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great timing on a hot weekend family getaway! The resort wasn't too busy, Lake was cool, pools were warm! Tons of activities for the kids, food was good, wait staff weren't that great. Everyone was friendly. Kids loved everything! They especially loved the pony rides, trampolines, mini golf, finishing (boat house staff were so patient with all the kids requiring... More 

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear you had a great weekend away with us at Fern Resort and so glad you enjoyed the all-inclusive nature of our resort. With all your meals, activities, kids clubs, family entertainment and great facilities all included, we truly do cater to everyone in the family. The flexibility of our kids clubs and kids programs... More 

St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Resort very clean, front desk attendants cared for their customers even under the busiest of times such as check-in and check-out. Air conditioner worked well, TV worked well, sure maybe the room was a bit dated but it was clean and comfortable. The view over Lake Couchiching was stunning, especially at night. I didn't have kids with me but what... More 

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad to hear you found the resort staff attentive and friendly and your overall stay was comfortable. Meetings and conferences at Fern Resort provide a unique opportunity for corporate guests to enjoy all the benefits of a full service... More 

Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Very professional, dedicated staff all around. Food was great. Room i had was updated a bit....Towels need Downey for more softness. Very helpful front desk. Food servers were very dedicated to their job. Need some more different type of nick nacks. Shorts!!!!! zippered hoodies etc.

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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for you review from a conference perspective and thank you for your nice comments about our dining room staff. Fern Resort is very well known as a family-oriented vacation destination but we also host over 300 meetings and conferences every year. We have seven meeting and conference rooms ranging from a 12-person boardroom to a 250-person conference room... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fern Resort and the Conference Centre at Fern are located along the shores of Lake Couchiching in the city of Orillia. We offer all inclusive packages for both family vacation stays as well as meeting and conference stays. All meals, use of facilities and at specific times of the year, we offer activity programs for all ages, children supervision and nightly entertainment. Established in 1895, Fern has a long tradition of offering our guests with good olde fashion hospitality in a professional and friendly manner. Whether it's the traditional family vacation, a little getaway weekend or a sales meeting or corporate seminar, Fern Resort and the Conference Centre at Fern should be your venue of choice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Resort

Address: 4432 Fern Resort Rd, RR#5, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: $412 - $696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Fern Hotel Orillia
Fern Resort Orillia, Ontario
Fern Orillia
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