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Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked Fern Resort to hold a two day business meeting. The meeting room was perfect and the service outstanding. The food is always great and the price cannot be beat. This is the second time I have booked business meetings at fern and will continue to do so in the future.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been at a 5 day training retreat with an international group. I feel like we have eaten our way through the course. The food has been delicious - but be prepared, the portions are huge. You may gain 10 lbs with the all inclusive menu. The building snd rooms are pretty and quaint...like from another...

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Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went up for the Canadian Thanksgiving and the resort was hopping! A full calendar of activities and cool, but perfect Fall weather. The outdoor, heated pool was perfect, as was the indoor pool and hot tubs. Kayaks were available, as were fishing lines. We stayed in a jacuzzi room and enjoyed reading on the lakeside porch.

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

Thanks for coming up and seeing us this past Thanksgiving weekend. The weather was great and the fall colours were wonderful but there is nothing like swimming in the outdoor pool in October! The atmosphere at this time of year is fun and exciting and the fall-themed activities and look and feel of the resort make it a wonderful experience...

Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Lots of activities included (lots of non-motorized water boats, archery, 5-hole golf, mini-golf, yoga, etc). Restaurant: breakfast (good but had to get 2nd cup of coffee); Lunch (choice of indoors or BBQ) did both lots of choice for BBQ just ran-out of desserts only fruit left; Dinner options are good (fish portions are very small) - needs improvement because servers...

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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 the review. Fern Resort is, as you say, definitely a family resort with lots of kids. We offer packages that include kids clubs, kids and adult activity programs, nightly entertainment that is fun for all ages, plus a wealth of resort facilities which makes Fern Resort truly a...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 October 2016

What can I say about this fantastic, family run, century old, family resort? Incredibly friendly staff...loads of activities for all ages...beautiful grounds....comfortable, quaint lodgings...good food (and plenty of it)..and the staff are soooooo attentive!!! This isn't the newest resort on the block, but you would be hard pressed to find a more amiable environment and friendlier staff. Bottom line: my...

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for your continued support. Eight years and counting is quite impressive! Family vacations are special and spending quality time without the stresses of our daily routine, can be hard to come by these days. When your teenager wants to go on vacation with you, you know have chosen the right vacation spot....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had taken my guy away for a surprise birthday gift. The location was beautiful and serene, The room was immaculate, the food was abundant and delicious and the service superb! It's an all inclusive, so your stay is completely stress free. We don't have too many of these is Canada! Even the manager, Scott Colllens came to see us...

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

Thank you Tricia for review and thank you for staying with us for your special occasion. I am glad we could play a part in your surprise birthday gift I am glad you both enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the recommendations to your friends and I hope to see you again soon. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

we were early, however had to wait 2 hours for our rooms to be cleaned, yet my brother managed to find a very large brassiere behind the couch. first night despite requesting a leisurely dinner, my salad arrived while I was having my soup, then my main arrived while I was having my salad. for an all inclusive to charge...

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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. I do apologize you weren't able to get into your accommodation when you arrived. We do offer our guests the opportunity to arrive early on their check-in date to get a head start on using the facilities and enjoying the resort. If the accommodations are ready, we happily check...

Whitby, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2016

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....

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and thank you for your recent stay with us! Great food and great hospitality are the cornerstone of any great getaway or vacation. Our staff have a genuine desire to serve and are committed to providing our guests with a unique and memorable stay. Thanks you again and I hope we see you again...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2016

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...

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

Thank you for your review and thank you for staying with us recently, Sue. Fern Resort is a great destination for reunion groups. We provide the perfect resort setting with all of your meals included, light activities if you wish, comfortable accommodations, and hospitality room space to let your group reconnect and share memories in a casual and friendly environment....

Reviewed 14 September 2016 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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FernResort, General Manager at Fern Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Isabell and thank you for the recommending us to other families. Many of our meeting and conference visitors return with their families to experience Fern Resort as vacation destination once they have stayed with us for business. Thank you again Isabell. Cordially, Scott Collens General Manager Fern Resort

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre 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
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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, RR#5, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6H5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Orillia
Price Range: £270 - £475 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ideal rooms are those facing the lake or pool. Only a very limited rooms face the driveway.”
 of 5 bubbles BuffaloTraveler2, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Top floor Lakeside room overlooking the water activities had amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles funskigirl, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Fern has rooms and cottages for couples, families and business.”
 of 5 bubbles 610triciaw, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the lake are large with a great view!”
 of 5 bubbles 2014clm, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lakeside for couples, Fireside for families”
  • Lakeside Room right on the lake
 of 5 bubbles Summitseekerray, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
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