Fern River Resort staff are onsite daily 9am- 6pm. The office remains open until 9 for late check ins and prearranged spa appointments.
We recommend packing Beach towels, water shoes and flotation devices to enjoy our river beach. To feel comfortable, we suggest your own personal hygiene products such as toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, body soaps and lotions. There are hair dryers and irons available at the office if needed.
Your kitchen has many of the amenities you would find in your own kitchen but if you are looking to prepare a special baked good or dish we suggest bringing your own cookware and bake ware. Simple pan sets are available in the office for a cleaning deposit. Additionally, if you plan on cooking please intend on bringing or purchasing at a local market all your own spices, condiments, coffee and tea and food items. Each cabin has a drip coffee maker with provided filters, please make sure you bring the right ground of coffee as the finer grounds clog the drip coffee makers. Cabins are not furnished with paper towels, zip lock bags, aluminum foil, trash bags ect.
Our BBQ's take briquettes and we recommend bringing your favorite BBQ tools.
Each cabin is unique and not all cabins offer the same amenities. However we know that travelers need as much information as possible to assist with packing. Each cabin comes with towels and bedlinens. Cabins with futons for extra overnight guests will be stocked with extra blankets, sheets and pillows. Each cabin has a drip coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator of varying size, toaster, outdoor barbeque. Cabins with a full size kitchen have full size appliances including a stove and oven. All kitchens are supplied with kitchen towels, dish soap, sponge, drying rack, ice cube trays, cutting board, large mixing/serving bowl, cups, bowls, plates, knives, measuring cups, wine bottle opener, can opener and silverware. We do not provide pots and pans but a simple set is available at the office for a $20 cleaning deposit. We do not have ovenware and recommend brining your own.
Every bathroom has a sink, shower and toilet and Fern River provides towels and limited toiletries. There is only one cabin that has a full bathtub. ( cabin 14) You are welcome to exchange your towels when needed for fresh ones at the office during regular hours.
We do not have phones in our rooms as most of our guests come to escape and enjoy some relaxation. Most cell phone providers do work onsite. Verizon works best.
There are varying sized tvs in every cabin with basic cable, we get several sports channels, news channels and the popular prime time tv channels. Wifi is throughout the property and available for 2 hours free per device. Guests requiring longer internet access can set up an account online during login and unlimited internet is $5 per day and $12 per week.
Reservations are charged a 50% deposit at time of booking. Visa, American Express and MasterCard are accepted.
The guest checking in for your party must be at least 18 years old. Any balance is due at check in. A valid photo ID and credit card or debit card is required. Credit cards accepted are MC. Visa & American Express. The guest checking in is responsible for any of their guests actions and any damages to the cabins will be billed to the credit card on file. Cash payment is accepted with a valid credit card on file. If there has been a prior authorization there is no security deposit due. Without a prior deposit cash paying customers are required to host a $100 cash security deposit. Check in daily starts at 3pm . If you would like an earlier check in it may be possible for the staff to accommodate you, please call in with your request after 11am the day of your arrival. Guests that plan on arriving past our close time of 9pm need to make prior arrangements with the office. Late check in is billed $25 per hour past 10pm.
Final Payment is due at check in and may be paid with accepted credit cards or cash.
Check out is by 11am. Guests can ask for a late check out and staff will accommodate them if possible. Guests remaining past 12pm will be billed $25 per hour.
There are no refunds for early checkout.
Reservations made by email, phone or directly
If canceling within 24 hours of making a reservation no charge will be due. Any prepaid deposits will be refunded. Reservation cancellations less than 30 days out will forfeit the prepaid deposit. Reservations more than 30 days are subject to a 10%fee of the prepaid deposit .
For groups with 3 or more cabins rented any prepaid cabin deposits will be forfeit.
Reservations made by online travel agent ( booking.com/ Expedia ect)
Will be charged whatever policy is agreed to by the client at time of booking clearly stated in terms and conditions and agreed upon by the client.
If you are worried about a situation that may cause a late cancellation we recommend looking into travel insurance.
As a courtesy if you need to change your dates and Fern River has availability on the dates you are looking for a one-time date change will be accommodated with 2-week notice. This does not apply to special events or group reservations. And upon a date change any deposit becomes nonrefundable.Shortening a reservation if your reservation is more than 30 days out, you may be able to shorten a reservation but it may not be less than the minimum stay requirements in effect when you made the reservation. If it is under 30 days to your reservation shortening a stay is not allowed. Subletting or placing someone else in your cottage for the remaining days is not allowed.
Fern River strives to maintain a peaceful atmosphere with limited guests onsite. If you would like to have extra day guests, please make arrangements with the office ahead of time. If you want to host a special event, please contact our event coordinator for event packages. We do not allow gatherings onsite without prior permission, and large groups are disruptive to other guests. Extra overnight guests are $10 per guest and each cabin does have a maximum occupancy.
Is not allowed within the cabins or event grounds. You may smoke outdoors and around any of the smokeless ashtrays around the property. Please dispose of your ashes in the outdoor trashcans and not within the cabins.Guests with evidence of smoking indoors will be billed $200 for necessary cleaning.
We welcome ADA service dogs. All other pets are not allowed onsite.