Fern Grove Cottages Overview

Fern Grove Cottages were built in the 1920s for vacationing guests visiting the Russian River area from nearby San Francisco. The tradition continues, as Fern Grove Cottages remains the “”Russian River’s Best Getaway”. » Sign up for our newsletter.Fern Grove Cottages Gardens

The cottages have been lovingly restored and many still retain their original knotty pine ambiance and warm yesteryear memories.

Fern Grove is located just three blocks from the village of Guerneville with its quaint shops and selection of restaurants. You may also enjoy an easy walk to the nearby swimming beach on the Russian River. We have Fern Grove cruisers which guests can use to bike into town, to the Armstrong Redwood forest, or to nearby mini-golf. 

And of course our guests are invited to enjoy Fern Grove’s heated saline water swimming pool (May 1 – September 30). Within three miles of the cottages are canoe trips on the Russian River, hiking in the impressive Armstrong Woods State Reserve and wineries.The incredible Pacific Coast is also an easy 15 minute drive away.

We observe a quiet time from 10 PM to 8:30 AM and require that our guest refrain from behaviors that may disrupt others.

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An extended continental breakfast is served each morning. Our menu varies seasonally to ensure our guests the freshest and most satisfying start to their day. You will enjoy a variety of treats such as homemade granola, hard-boiled eggs, seasonal fruit, pastries, a variety of breads, yogurt, juice, coffee, and tea.

For lunch and dinner, you can choose from a wide selection of local restaurants.

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Maybe it’s the fresh air, maybe it’s the unbeatable scenery —whatever the reason, we’re crazy about cycling! When the sun is out there’s no better way to experience our town, river beaches, redwoods and other local attractions than via our Fern Cruisers!

As a guest of Fern Grove Cottages, you’ll enjoy complimentary use of our bicycles.

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Jenny Lamarre and husband Sherman Tyler purchased Fern Grove Cottages in 2014. They are passionate about Sonoma County and love talking to guests about wine-tasting, hiking, canoeing, dining, shopping, and exploring all Sonoma has to offer.

“A beautiful gem! We came with for our anniversary with our dog and they were so accommodating. Jenny is lovely and great with recommendations around town! The cottages were beautiful. We can’t wait to come back!” 

– TripAdvisor @ Camarillo, California