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Fern Hall Inn

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Reviewed 11 October 2014

My husband, my parents and I visited Fern Hall for dinner Friday night. We started with drinks in the bar and moved over to the dining room around 7:30. We placed our orders and then sampled the tomato popper with cashew mint pesto; the curry butternut bisque with roast cauliflower soup; a poached pear, heirloom red spinach, pickled beet, goat...

Thank Kelsey P
fernhallinn, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Kelsey, Thank you very much for your excellent review!! So happy to hear from people who have had such a wonderful evening! You picked a gorgeous night to come out too! Please join us again very soon!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2014

We have been to the dining room several times now and as much as I hesitate to say this, the food does not live up to the prices being charged, to wit, a special of short ribs, that two of us ordered at $33.00,(way over typical NYC prices) was just stringy and completely tasteless. It was more like brisket without...

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fernhallinn, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

DavidNGerry, Our Restaurant strives to make each and every visit to Fern Hall a memorable one! However this is not what we had in mind. Our commitment is to service, great food and hospitality. Your review sounds like we fell short on the FOOD side of the equation. I truly regret that you had the experience that you did, and...

Washington Crossing, PA
Reviewed 13 September 2014

This place is just perfect for our adventure. It is in the right location for a stop on our motorcycle ride to the PA Grand Canyon. They serve dinner so one we arrive we don't have to leave. Everyone is friendly. Our dinners were delicious The rooms extremely comfortable. We spent our night in #1 with a nice little balcony.

Thank rivernan
Mary B, Innkeeper at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Hope you got home without getting too wet! Glad you enjoyed your stay and our talks!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Fern Hall Inn, Restaurant & Golf is the best getaway and restaurant I have found in the area!! The food is consistently delicious and the service is gracious and accommodating. The restaurant and large guest rooms all look out over of the spectacular view of the property & Elk Mountain. The inn, restaurant & golf course are extremely family friendly....

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Mary B, Innkeeper at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

WOW! Just keep coming back!! Looking forward to your next stay. We'll keep your room ready.

Reviewed 15 August 2014

Completely beautiful and elegant. Staff was beyond helpful and friendly. Rooms were comfortable and authentic! Food was delicious and it felt more like visiting old friends than a stay at some hotel. I will be back!

Thank NikiSikorski
Mary B, Innkeeper at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Its always a pleasure when we have guests that are so nice! You promised you would be back next summer, and we are holding you to it!

Philadelphia PA
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Fern Hall over Fourth of July weekend. The Inn is a beautiful, spacious historic building with lovely mountain views. The property is large and well maintained with a fun 9 hole golf course. Our room was large, pretty and private with a balcony and windows looking out on a stunning mountain view. Guests have...

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Mary B, Innkeeper at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Sorry its taken me this long to respond to your review. First , THANK YOU Sounds like the only part of the Fern Hall experience you didn't have was our BBQ! Next time, okay?

Reviewed 23 June 2014

Fern Hall offers a very intimate and unique experience due to the fact that the owners and service staff offer a comprehensive and full scale experience. The rooms are nicely appointed with early 1900's decor, updated without compromising the original intent and kept very clean. Fern Hall also offers a beautiful lake house on Crystal Lake which was the perfect...

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Mary B, Innkeeper at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

I always tell our guests on arrival, that you are here for three things, the order isn't important You are here to EAT, DRINK, and RELAX. Your comments show that you followed instructions! Thanks for the review, and come back real soon.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Fern Hall is a gem in North Eastern pennsylvania. The inn and the ground are beautiful and the food in the restaurant is fantastic. Best food in the area by far. This Saturday in May we also got to see a spectacular rainbow over the golf course.

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South Abington Township, Pa. 18411
Reviewed 1 February 2014

we have had dinner at the Inn in June and the setting and food was execellent. In late October we spent a very romantic overnight at the Inn. We went for a long walk and had a drink at the small bar. Dinner was served in front of the a blazing fire. We felt we were in England with the...

Thank Sharon M
Mary B, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Well Sharon, It is always so pleasant when we get a review like this. Our goal is to keep things as simple as possible while you are here. Not a lot of distractions, just the peace you were looking for! I hope that part of that walk you took was out on the golf course. The course is perfect for...

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Our family spent a wonderful weekend at Fern Hall. We decided to stay here for a quick winter getaway. This was our second year in a row staying at the Inn and skiing Elk Mountain. The staff was warm, friendly and very accommodating. They have a delicious restaurant. Our kids enjoyed playing games in the cozy game room. We would...

Thank Mary F
Mary B, Manager at Fern Hall Inn, responded to this review

Mary, thank you so much for your kind review! Its easy for us to make guests comfortable and happy, when they arrive that way! Your entire family is a delight - now don't wait until the last minute to book for next year, call me early and you can have all the rooms if you want! Did your package arrive?...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Golf Course
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1916 Stone Estate once the residence of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Pharmaceutical fame. Currently Fern Hall is home to our Inn and award winning Golf Course! All at your disposal when staying with us. Summer provides use of the boat house on glorious Crystal Lake, and winter offers an 8 mile drive to Elk Mountain, the highest vertical ski mountain in Pennsylvania! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Hall Inn

Address: 2819 State Route 247, At Crystal Lake, Clifford, PA 18413
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Clifford
Price Range: ₹ 6,089 - ₹ 12,047 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Hall Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No views in winter as plastic covers them so stay in whichever room has a private bath”
 of 5 bubbles Certif658, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here. Go to the Holiday Inn Express or Grand Hotel in Carbondale”
  • Shower basin: needs replacement
  • Old shower curtain
  • Hallway to closed restaurant and sitting room with leaking gas fireplace
  • Leaky sink
  • Notice regarding subpar electrical
 of 5 bubbles litetravellerNYC, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Only one room with a private bath.”
 of 5 bubbles maryanny162, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the back have fabulous views.”
 of 5 bubbles Ckl60, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Best views are rooms in the back”
 of 5 bubbles 945fadih, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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