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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 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 June 30, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 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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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The play village isn't just a place to care for your children. The staff completely engaged our children in group activities moving from activity to activity as a group. This meant they made friends, and looked forward to time in the play village. It also gave us as parents a great deal of comfort in leaving them there so that... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us and thank you for staying with us recently. The Play Village is a magical place for our youngest guests and the magic is created by the engagement of the staff with the kids and the staff truly love their job! The Play Village is a very stimulating experience for kids. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Service Good. Rooms dated but clean. Plumbing bad. Towels like cardboard. Beds and bedding need to be thrown away and replaced. Pool area nice and clean. Biggest downfall by far was the incredibly poor quality of the food. Low budget ingredients. Even the waitress was half apologetic saying if we did not like our choice, we could always change it...ie... More 

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

Thank you Raymond H for staying with us recently and thank you for taking the time to post your review. Good service and good hospitality are the cornerstones of what we do here at Fern. We provide families with an opportunity to spend time together in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere with facilities and amenities to suit varying tastes. The same... More 

Oro Station, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We recently held our annual provincial conference at Fern Resort. The food and service were extraordinary both in the dining room and for our gala dinner. Staff was friendly and helpful and meeting facilities worked well. Fern also provide a special conference rate for our members which helped a lot.

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

Fern Resort was honoured to hold your annual conference and I am so glad to hear your wonderful comments. Meetings and conferences held at Fern Resort are always handled with the greatest care and we put an emphasis on professional, friendly service. Fern Resort, surrounded by water and with it's natural scenery, promotes an atmosphere that is conducive to learning... More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

I've been visiting Fern since I was 10 - so over 20 yrs now. Been there for numerous March breaks and summer vacations and even a couple thanksgiving weekends! I think I've stayed in every cabin (except for the 6+ ones). I have so many fun memories of being here even if the friends I met were different every year... More 

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

Thank you for posting your comments about Fern Resort. it Sounds like you have been a guest of ours for many years and you have experienced the resort as a toddler, a child, a teen, and young adult. Your family, like so many others, have made a family tradition that is rich in good memories of great friends and great... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • 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 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, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: $373 - $699 (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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