The Fern Hotels & Resorts has opened The Fern – An Ecotel Hotel, an upscale hotel amidst sylvan surroundings, in the picturesque hill town of Lonavla , 90 kilometres off Mumbai. This is the second property which the company has started managing in Lonavla. Earlier this year, Viola Beacon Resort started its operations. This takes the tally to 18 hotels managed by the company in Maharashtra. Overall the company is managing 66 hotels. The Fern, Lonavala an 80-room hotel spread over 2 acres offers quintessential hill charm. Brushing the back walls of the Valvan Dam off the Expressway the hotel provides contemporary accommodations, a coffee shop, a finely designed multi-cuisine restobar, state-of-art banquet halls, a swimming pool and poolside lawns. The hotel is close to the Lonavala market, with easy access to the major sightseeing attractions in and around the vicinity.
The guests have the choice of staying in four different categories of rooms’ viz. Winter Green, Fern Club, Hazel Suite and Fern Club Suite. The hotel has a Presidential Suite as well. All the rooms are equipped with all modern facilities. Some of the amenities in the room include packaged drinking water, eco-friendly light arrangement and bathroom conveniences, tea maker, satellite TV connections etc.