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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“timber trail”(42 reviews)
“pool table”(5 reviews)
“half way”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Shuttle Bus Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing place to stay, rustic, clean, comfortable and a great communal area with cooking facilities and a pool table with lots of comfortable seats to sit and meditate!. Ten of us stayed three nights here while riding the Timber Trail. Rachel our host,...More

Thank LucyCasey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just stayed at Black Fern Lodge at the halfway point on the timber trail mountain bike track. It was fantastic! The lodge and the owners couldn’t be better. The location is idyllic, the rooms have a rustic charm and have an ensuite. The owners...More

Thank andrewvE2372XD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blackfern Lodge was a wonderful place to stay half way through the Timber Trail. Cosy, comfortable, rustic accommodation and great meals provided. Friendly and welcoming. They even gave us and our bikes a lift to the top of the hill in the morning to make...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Forge is an idyllic spot but our little cabin had been nuked with surface spray pesticide and it was difficult to breathe. Four weeks after getting home I developed a severe case of scabies. The bed linen is more like light blankets rather than...More

Thank Jenny P
Response from Rachael D, Manager at Black Fern LodgeResponded 7 March 2018

We are absolutely shocked to read this review, as we do not use pesticides or harsh chemicals for cleaning, nor have we had anyone else claim to have contracted scabies from our accommodation. We have very stringent laundry procedures in place, of which documented records...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Used the Blackfern Lodge as a base to do the timber trail over 2 days/nights.So pleasantly surprised when made it to Blackfern at what a beautiful spot it is. The rooms are rustic, very clean, and set in the most idyllic setting close to the...More

Thank JojoWalton99
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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Breakfast Available
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"Most rooms have ensuite - need to check. One twin has ensuite which is not attached. No internet or..."
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"The bunk mattresses are comfier than the beds. If you are sore from riding - bags one of them!"
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"The forge is perfect for groups"
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"There are not many be quick."
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