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Belmont, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The house, amenities, scenery, and people could not have made our honeymoon more special. Sharon and Susan were so friendly. They made our stay feel like home and prevented us from lifting a finger for ourselves. The scenery was so beautiful we spent a day in, enjoying all the lodge had to offer. We are looking forward to a return...

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South Plainfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice and relaxing place.. Sharon and the staff were very friendly and accommodating! The room we stayed in was the Forrest it was very nice, and the bed was super comfy! It was a nice weekend getaway.

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stay. The Forest room was top notch. Susan was very accommodating and her breakfasts were great. We loved walking around the property and traveling to Lake Placid and the surrounding mountains.

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for joining us! Hope to see you again!

Albany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fern Lodge this past weekend and can't wait to go back. We agree with all of the previous reviews (except for the only negative one :) ) So I won't repeat what has already been stated. I appreciate it when people share useful information for people that are reading review so.....We stayed in the "Oak" room....

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you So much for taking the time to write a review- especially with such detail!!! A Keurig is coming soon for "Oak"- an outlet needs to be installed. We will attend to the well-loved-used popcorn machine at once! It was lovely to meet you also! Oh, and we think Susan is pretty special too! Best, Sharon

Pine City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful luxury lodge! Sharon, Susan, and Greg couldn't have been more hospitable. We arrived Friday and our room , the Cedar, was shown to us. It was clean, well appointed, and beautiful. We had hors d'ouvers and wine while Sharon booked dinner for us and Susan stoked the fire in the great room. Our breakfasts each morning...

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

It was lovely to meet you and have you as our guests! Thanks for taking the time to write- its very much appreciated. Hope to see you back this summer for some fun and sun lakeside!

Clifton Park, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully appointed Adirondack Lodge situated in a secluded area of Friends Lake. A terrific locale to kick back and recharge. Sharon, the owner, could not have been a more gracious hostess. Besides her cordiality she makes one mean gourmet breakfast. I never thought that grapefruit could be made to taste so delicious. Kudos to the Fern Lodge and Sharon.

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Ha! Who knew broiled ginger and maple sugar on grapefruit could be so delicious?! It was lovely to meet you! Best, Sharon

Sherrill, United States
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This property is a must see and offers the perfect Adirondack experience. Each room has its own footprint and the gas stoves add just the right ambiance. Sharon is the perfect host while Nochez and Shadow provide just the right amount of canine companionship.

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your birthday getaway! Hope to see you again in a different season!

Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have been there twice now. It keeps getting better. Sharon and Greg and Susan and Patti always make you feel so welcome. Even the dogs, Shadow and Noche welcome you. The place is just beautiful. We will be back.

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sharonChestertown, Owner at The Fern Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed! We do put a lot of effort into improving every day. Thanks So much for being our guests- again!

Mahopac, New York
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Outstanding! Magnificent Fall Foliage viewing; tranquil views and use of Friends Lake; romantic setting with cozy accomodations; breakfast was top-notch; but the icing is the people. Sharon and Staff make you feel so welcomed and comfortable in every way. Shadow and Najay, the resident Labs, also added to the welcoming.

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Fall is one of my favorite seasons too! Glad you enjoyed- it was a pleasure meeting you both, Sharon

Hopewell, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our stay at the Fern Lodge was the perfect answer for a romantic getaway with the added bonus of completely recharging our energy for a return to the day to day. Everything was top notch, from the fire pit outside, to the theatre inside, to the most cozy bed through to amazing breakfasts with awesome Labrador retriever foot warmers. Add...

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Wow! Thank you for your lovely words! I'll be sure to re-read when I need a boost! Happy Anniversary, again! Sharon

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our luxury Adirondack lodging includes a choice of five intimate guest rooms that are uncommonly comfortable ~ both rustic and elegant, even magnificent.Other hotels in the Adirondacks cannot live up to our resort standards. All guest accommodations have king-size beds, large stone fireplaces and wonderful lake and / or mountain views. All rooms have private luxury baths with deep-soaking Jacuzzi tubs, and all rooms have refrigerators. The nightly rate for Adirondack lodging at our Southern Adirondack Mountain resort includes an unforgettable breakfast, an evening boat tour of Friends Lake (seasonal) with wine and hors d'oeuvres, a full "help yourself" honor bar, nightly turndown service with chocolate truffles, Wi-Fi and a wide variety of on-site activities. Consider our private getaway for your elegant Adirondack wedding or honeymoon.In addition to luxury Adirondack lodge style accommodations, enjoy relaxing in the mission-influenced classically elegant Adirondack Great room with vaulted log ceilings and magnificent stone fireplace. In the evening, gather round the out door fireplace on the screened in porch. The ground floor of our hotel on Friends Lake walks out to the lake features many relaxing sitting areas, a pool table, bar, wine cellar, a game table, a nine-person theatre, a sauna and exercise equipment (Bowflex, free-weights, an elliptical, medicine ball, Swiss ball).Our 70-acre wooded property borders on pristine Friends Lake. Use our kayaks or lounge in the sun before a dip in the lake. The lake is well known for small mouth bass fishing. There is very nice hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right here on the property.Our beautiful 24' ELCO electric launch is used for a late afternoon boat tour of beautiful Friends Lake complete with beverages and hors d'oeuvres. Fern Lodge is unmatched among romantic Upstate NY hotels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fern Lodge

Address: 46 Fiddlehead Bay Rd, Chestertown, NY 12817-1949
Region: United States > New York > Chestertown
Price Range: RM1,929 - RM2,576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Fern Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Stay in Oak or Pine if you have accessibility issues. Only room without a lake view is Cedar.”
 of 5 bubbles cab1002, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Since this is basically an adult getaway location each room features a king size bed, sitting area, wet bar area and stone faced gas fireplaces. ”
 of 5 bubbles U1722PNrobertm, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“birch room is where we stayed - really nice - lake front”
 of 5 bubbles kchiappina, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles Bioboy48, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are gorgeous. We loved the lake view on the main floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Dancesonbeach, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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