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The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

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Outdoor spa tub
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Luxury Double or Twin Room | Terrace/patio
Family Chalet, 1 Bedroom, Fireplace, Mountain View | Terrace/patio

Overview of The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

4.0 star property
4-star lodge in Storms River with outdoor pool and restaurant

9,4/10 Exceptional

74 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Lounge area
Forest Ferns Estate, Bluelilliesbush, Tsitsikamma, Storms River, Eastern Cape, 6308
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Room service
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
  • Beach shuttle
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Feel at home
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Port Elizabeth (PLZ) - 135 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)


  • Mugg & Bean - 19 min drive
  • Steers - 19 min drive
  • Tsitsikamma Gardens - 20 min drive
  • Fynboshoek Cheese - 24 min drive

About this property

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

A great choice for a stay in Storms River, The Fernery Lodge & Chalets features an airport shuttle. After splashing around at the outdoor pool, you can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge. Other highlights at this upscale lodge include a sauna, a terrace, and a garden. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and nice bathrooms.


Afrikaans, English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 16 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle*


  • Area shuttle*
  • Beach shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 8 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Playground
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Meeting room


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals


  • 11 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2001
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • 24-hour pool access
  • Sauna


  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Afrikaans
  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Crib/infant bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Mini-fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • Paper towels


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Cleaning supplies

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Area shuttle and beach shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Cribs/infant beds are available for ZAR 270.0 per day
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and high chairs

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool open 24-hours
  • Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property does not have elevators.

Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Fernery Lodge Chalets Storms River
Fernery Chalets Storms River
Fernery Lodge Chalets
Fernery Chalets
The Fernery Lodge Chalets
The Fernery & Chalets
The Fernery Lodge & Chalets Lodge
The Fernery Lodge & Chalets Storms River
The Fernery Lodge & Chalets Lodge Storms River

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have 24-hour pool access.
Are pets allowed at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at The Fernery Lodge & Chalets and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like mountain biking and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes segway rentals. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the lodge's other amenities, which include a sauna and a picnic area. The Fernery Lodge & Chalets also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Fernery Lodge & Chalets?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Fynboshoek Cheese (7 mi), Mugg & Bean (7.9 mi), and Steers (7.9 mi).
Does The Fernery Lodge & Chalets have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
What's the area around The Fernery Lodge & Chalets like?
The Fernery Lodge & Chalets is located a short 5-minute walk from Garden Route National Park. Travelers say this lodge is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

Amazing scenery!
It was so amazing! So private and in nature it was unbelievable! With amazing friendly service with great food and scenery I wouldn’t choose a other destination. I would highly recommend the cabins if you want a private adventure in the woods!
Louise, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

Clair, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Glenda, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

This is our second time staying at the Fernery and once-again were blown away by the beauty, friendly service and helpful staff. Upgraded to a room with a view which was spectacular and the food was delicious. Would highly recommend!
Gert, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kevin, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Haydn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Excellent stay and thoroughly enjoyed the location and restaurant. Only wish the pool in on the front of the room should be heated
POOBALAN, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Margaret, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The very best
It was very cosy. Beautiful place and very good food. I would highly recommend The Fernery.
Johann, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

3-night trip
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