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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the time I arrived to check in to the time I checked out, I cannot think of anything negative. The menus had great choices to choose from and were delicious. The dining room staff were efficient, helpful and friendly as were the front desk staff and cleaning staff. Lots of fun activities for the whole family and any age.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an exceptional experience at Fern Resort. The accommodations were wonderful with a large hospitality room in the building that we were all housed in. The rooms were large with very comfortable beds. All of the staff were very pleasant & accommodating to 26 laughing, constantly talking people. The grounds are beautiful & the scavenger hunt was great fun... More 

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Thank Sue R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean place with good staff. We had a cabin with three beds, one of them was in a separate room. Beautiful location right on the right water. You have a decent restaurant with some good options. Highly recommended this place for families.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Evergreen Villa/house (#350) August 21-28th, and our in-laws stayed in room #317. We chose this place because we wanted to stay in Ontario, wanted an all inclusive family resort, and wanted a place where there was something to do for everyone of all ages. This place exceeded our expectations!! We can't say enough about Fern Resort!!!!... More 

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

Thank you for your recent stay and review. I am glad you and your family enjoyed our all-inclusive style vacation and that you had a "Fabulous 1-week stay" with us recently. Bringing family and extended family together in an environment that offers such a great variety of activities, facilities and entertainment is what we have been doing for over 120... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two days last summer. I was really excited to see an Ontario all inclusive resort! Like a anything there were things the hot was doing great and things that need improvement on. Awesome stuff Staff is amazing and there are so many staff we could always find someone to answer questions The food was good compared to... More 

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Thank Jenn R
FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and thank your for your review. I am glad to hear about the positives from your stay. Our staff are truly amazing and really, genuinely, love what they do and their interactions with guests. It is great to hear they stood out and made a positive impression on you and your family. I am... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

the lodge has very tiny beach only few people can swim which has a big weeds they only the have outdoor pools,they charged service fee too other lodges don't charge that and most of the activities you have to pay extra .........

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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 your review. A beach resort we are not but we do offer a small, sandy beach area for guests to enjoy building sandcastles, playing in the sand and of course swimming in the lake. Unfortunately with the current water levels being as low as they are, there are... More 

Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We returned for the first time since 2012, to find it unchanged mostly. The facilities seemed a little wornout and needing repairs/refurbishing. Our hearts were still with the long tradition of an annual family reunion here. Our family has changed and the new generation of kids isn't quite old enough yet to get the full benefit of all the activities.... More 

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

Thank you for your review and welcome back. I am glad we could play host to your family reunion again this summer and I can appreciate you comments regarding the kids not being quite old enough to get the full benefit of the activities and I am sure they will enjoy the process of going through the Playvillage, into the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

we stayed in Bayshore Cottages which were nice enough. Lots of activities and a kids club to keep everyone entertained. Nice swimming pool area, although I didn't see anywhere you could actually swim in the lake. My main issue with this resort was the quality of the food. I will pretty much eat anything but some struggled here. Poor quality... More 

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

Thank you for posting your review and I am glad you found some things about the resort that you enjoyed. I am sorry the dining room experience did not live up to your expectations during this visit. I wish to shed some light on our dining room staffing. Our dining room staff do work three meals a day and do... More 

Tonawanda, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four, with two teens, really enjoyed ourselves for the weekend! The waterskiing was the highlight! The food was great, staff very nice and accommodating. Yes the rooms could use some work. They are old and outdated big time but I guess it adds to the charm. The one big issue we had were the flies in the... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your recent stay with us. Teens can be a hard demographic to capture and engage but it sounds like they spent their days outside on the water and having fun. I apologize for your issues in the dining room and I can understand your concern. The problem has been addressed. Here at Fern Resort... More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Our family visited Fern Resort again this summer after a lovely experience last year. Service in the dining room was much improved over last year, possibly because we visited later in the season and the staff was more experienced. There is still a constant shortage of pool towels in the afternoon. Due to the shortage people hoard towels which compounds... More 

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for coming back again this summer. I am glad to hear your dining room experience was better this summer and I feel your frustration on the pool towel issue. Towels are an on-going battle or balance of providing a good service versus operational procedures and environmental impact. We do our best to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public 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, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: $355 - $422 (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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