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Northern California
Reviewed 30 April 2008

This met our needs perfectly for one night. If you like luxury suites, it is not for you. A very pleasant rustic cabin in a beautiful setting with yes, linoleum type floors. We had cabin #5, right on the river, with a queen bed off the kitchen/living room, and two twin beds in the entry room. We brought a frying...

Thank emmajm
Oakland, CA
Reviewed 5 March 2008

We stayed one night on a weekend get-away and loved it. My boyfriend and I generally camp, but to simplify the trip and not have to deal with the cold weather, we decided to try out Fern River Resort and we were very pleased. The accommodations are not high-class, but neither are the prices, so we weren't expecting 4-star luxury....

Thank MeganCMcC
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 3 March 2008

Located in Felton, CA, the Fern River Resort Motel looked like the perfect getaway for our family of five. When we arrived, the grounds looked charmingly well-kept and I was delighted with the river rushing just off the deck of our cabin. Since we have more than 4 in our party, we were limited to one of the newer duplex...

11Thank Seattleites-on-vac
San Francisco East Bay
Reviewed 27 August 2007

Great locationand property, darling cabins facing the river below, but the cabins need updating, especially the floors. 1950-60ish floor (yellow!) throughout - the owners need to either put in laminate to update (or better yet a commercial grade carpet to warm it up and laminate in kitchen/bath). It was hot and a ceiling fan would have been helpful. The windows...

5Thank GoodAngels
Reviewed 12 July 2007

My wife decided that I needed a break from my research writing and made advance reservations at a resort in the Redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The drive from a very hot 90 degree San Jose to the Fern River Resort took all of 20 minutes and the temperature was only 70 degrees. Ahh! We passed through three mountain...

12Thank jdxn
Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 2 June 2007

We stayed at the Fern River Resort for 4 nights while doing an event at Roaring Camp Railroad in Felton. Roaring Camp is located directly across the river and the location looked convenient. We booked cabin #1, which is listed as a studio. Much to our surprise, the photos did not do our particular cabin any justice! We found our...

1Thank oldsaclaw
Palo Alto CA
Reviewed 29 May 2007

We didn't stay overnight; we visited friends there who were staying for a few days. What a lovely, quiet, retreat! We'd never heard of this place before, but when we're looking for a weekend getaway it will be at the top of our list. We spent a leisurely day with our friends, went to the redwoods state park, sat on...

5Thank PaloAltoYankee
Reviewed 27 May 2007

A beautiful quiet retreat. We loved the rustic rooms in the middle of beautiful scenery. What a delightful surprise that the rooms came with a full sized refrigerator, microwave oven and even a toaster.

4Thank greenbikeandhike
Northern California
Reviewed 13 April 2007

Arrived at check in time and room was waiting. The cabin was great, large room with two beds and kitchenette. The bathroom was very large and look brand new. The bathroom tile floor was very cold but the room had it's own heater, so that helped. Our cabin was by the road, but it was still super quiet. The view...

6Thank NorthCalifSunnyj
Carmichael, CA
Reviewed 9 April 2007

This is a wonderful place to relax. My boyfriend and I go whenever we get the chance to get away. Another thing we really love about Fern River is how clean it is. The grounds and the cabins are spotless!

5Thank grayce963

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Midst the Majestic Forest - A rare & precious garden, nestled on the river and in the towering redwood trees. Individual & duplex cottages, many with kitchens, BBQ's, picnic areas & gas fireplaces. Private access adult Jacuzzi. River swimming for the kids. Ping Pong, tetherball, basketball & a community campfire ring. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern River Resort Motel

Address: 5250 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018-9548
Region: United States > California > Felton
Price Range: RM438 - RM912 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern River Resort Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Choose a cabin along the river, away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles euromarketer, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I read #15 is the most private. Cabins have garden view or river view. Cabins are duplexes or individual. Some rooms have gas fireplace.”
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 of 5 bubbles myroses2014, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“cabin 8 has more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles camouflage-xray, 21 Dec 2015 | Read review
“more like camping. Some rooms are more private and have patios & gas fireplace for heat”
 of 5 bubbles cindydO4033RN, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“cottage 1 bathroom is not acceptable”
 of 5 bubbles 981darcym, 26 May 2015 | Read review
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