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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience would be hard to beat from Staff to Meals to rooms and not forgetting entertainment and activities. We visited with our Canadain cousins and will visit again at first opportunity still talking about it.

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for visiting us! I am glad the whole experience was great and you and your family are still talking about it. It's hard to beat a Fern Resort getaway! Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't been to the Fern in about 12 years when I joined my sister with her two kids when they were small. The last time I was there, I remembered the program being full and the kids had plenty to do. The food was also exceptional at that time. Upon this return, the resort was not nearly as busy...

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

Thank your for your return visit after 12 years and I am sorry we weren't able to leave the same impression on you as before. Our March Break packages were filled with an abundance of activities and scheduled programs so I am not sure why you felt the program was nonexistent. Each day we provide a schedule that has activities...

Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a weekend conference. First time staying at this resort. We stayed in the main hotel building. The room we had was a decent size. The dining was very enjoyable. Servers were wonderful as was all staff. Very nice location, close to town. The entertainment was enjoyable as well. Would stay again if the opportunity arises.

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

Thank you for spending a great weekend with us here at Fern Resort. Weekend conferences in an environment that is comfortable, clean and full of fresh air are truly rewarding and allows groups to really accomplish their goals and measure results. Thanks again for staying with us and I hope we see you again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager...

Welland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our company has held a yearly conference here for the past several years. Each year we are welcomed by friendly faces who remember us and treat us like family. The service is undeniably amazing. One of the hottest topics from our participants is always the food, great variety - and always delicious! We look forward to returning here year after...

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

Thank you for your recent review and thank you for allow us to host your annual conference here at Fern Resort. Organizing a meeting or a conference can be a daunting task for most. At Fern, we can include all the components of your event into one easy-to-understand price per person. Packaged rates include accommodations, meals, meeting space, meeting room...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have been to Fern Resort both in the summer (late August) and winter (early Feb) and we loved it both times. The whole family gets to try new activities they've never done before, so many to choose from and it's so nice to sit down to a full meal I don't have to cook! The sundaes will make your...

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

Thank you, Jennifer M, for your comments and thank you for making Fern Resort your year-round family getaway destination! Fern Resort's proximity to the GTA makes it a great option for families to get away and enjoy the best of what our region has to offer in both summer and winter. Vacations and getaways all too often require Mom to...

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

we live the place it was our third family trip there. service is good food is great and lots of. plenty for kids and adults to do. skating trail is fun and the pool is warm. got can rent ski doos. lots of outdoor activities

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

Thank for your posting your review and thank you for your return visits! Fern Resort is a wonderful getaway option that places a high emphasis on service that is genuine and professional. Our great facilities and activities complete the package and insure fun for the entire family. Glad to hear you enjoyed the new 1.5 Km Skating Trail. Cordially, Scott...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We spent Christmas Eve and at the resort, plenty of activities, good shows in the theatre excellent free refreshments. They had Xmas Eve and day party in the lobby , the lobby and bar could be a little more cozy. In the grand idea of things , new restrooms in the hotel rooms, the restrooms need to be updated, I...

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

Thank you for staying with us on Christmas Eve and thank you for your comments. Christmas and the holidays are a special time and it’s nice to spend it with family and friends. Fern Resort has a great atmosphere with the lobby and the Heritage dining room decorated for the season, and nothing says the holidays like a roaring fire...

Cobourg, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017

What a hidden gem. We were so amazed with the facility and staff I can't stop telling all our friends with kids that this is the place to go. From the minute we checked in to the day we checked out the staff were so nice and informative. The itinerary for kids and adults was perfect. My 4 year old...

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

Thank you for your comments and thank you for your recent stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed the planned activities and entertainment for both the kids and adults. We strive to create an environment that is fun and relaxed and allows families to reconnect and really focus on each other. Our staff are the cornerstone to providing genuine...

Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Overall we had a good time away and enjoyed ourselves. We stayed in one of the renovated Edgewater cottages which was very beautiful.The view from our room was lovely. The room was updated and nicely appointed, however we had problems with the electronic thermostat during our stay. Our specific reason for the trip was to see Jamie Williams perform New...

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

Thank you for your comments and thank you for your recent staying with us. I am happy you had a chance to stay in our newly renovated Edgewater Chalets. I appreciate your comments regarding the renovations, and we have worked out the issues with the thermostats in these accommodations. I apologize for the inconvenience. Our New Year’s Eve entertainer. Jamie...

Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I'm sure at one time (many many years ago) this was a beautiful resort. We stayed for a Christmas party the dinner was good and breakfast was great. The room was severely dated!! Blue carpet and fabric everywhere, tube Tv's and VCR's. The resort does have charm and what appeared to be a great kids club during the summer. In...

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

Thank you Beckster447 for your comments regarding your recent stay with us during your company’s Christmas party. Weekends in December are a busy time here at Fern with many companies both large and small joining in our Christmas Party Celebrations. These evenings start with a cocktail party and complimentary hors d'oeuvers, a five-course gourmet dinner, and finish off with dancing...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
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
Region: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: $483 - $924 (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, Canada - Ontario
Fern Orillia
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Orillia
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