The Fern Samali

Survey No. 83, Hissa No. 2A, Chandra Nagar, Tal. Dapoli, MaharashtraDapoli415712India
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About The Fern Samali

Set in landscaped grounds offering sweeping views of lush valleys just inland from the Arabian Sea, The Fern Samali is a family-friendly hilltop resort in Dapoli, India. Once a British military camp, it boasts an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a yoga centre.

Well-appointed, air-conditioned rooms boast verandahs, sofa beds, tiled floors, and en-suite bathrooms. Further amenities include flat-screen televisions, safes, coffee/tea-making facilities, and minibars. Cottages add private gardens. Selected rooms include features like kitchenettes, bathrobes, or sea views.

Along with a sauna, gym, Jacuzzi and steam rooms, The Fern Samali features Wi-Fi access, banquet halls, a kids' play area, and an amphitheatre hosting folk dances and theatre skits. Laundry services and travel assistance are offered via the reception desk. Parking is complimentary.

On-site open-air restaurant Zhilan serves international dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while Quiana Bar offers cocktails, wines, and snacks. Room service is available.

Ladghar Beach is about seven kilometres from the resort, while Karde Beach is 11 kilometres away.


Survey No. 83, Hissa No. 2A, Chandra Nagar, Tal. Dapoli, Maharashtra, Dapoli, 415712, India
Telephone: +91(22)39178077 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bell service
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Body treatments
  • Massage
  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Kids' playground
  • Organized activities for kids

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Appealing facilities

Guests love the resort’s amazing architecture and its exquisite interior and exterior design. Details like the patterned floors, landscaped gardens and plain walls reportedly give the place a unique appeal. Travellers also note that there is lots of space on the premises for leisure activities, relaxing, or just having a fun break with the family. Those looking for a little pampering, speak highly of the on-site spa too.

Spacious rooms with private balconies

Comments about the rooms here suggest they are very spacious and well maintained. Guests enjoy staying in the rooms as they offer amazing comfort and a homely feeling. Besides, guests get to have their own verandah balcony with outdoor seating and views of the surrounding scenery.

Quiet hilltop location

Due to the resort’s tranquil setting on a hilltop, guests adore its tranquil location. Travellers love the amazing views of nature from the rooms, as well as the fresh air all around them. Guests say they find this location peaceful and perfect for relaxation. Moreover, the nearest beaches are a short drive away for those wanting to take a dip in the Arabian Sea.

Negative Reviews

Slow food service

Whilst the food attracts praise for its taste and quality, guests complain about the slow service in the restaurant and when using the in-room dining service. Diners claim they face long waits for their meals to arrive from time to time.

Small swimming pool

Guests said the outdoor pool here is too small, considering the property’s capacity. Additionally, travellers comment that the swimming pool could be a bit better cleaned.

Problematic Wi-Fi connectivity

Guests state that the Internet connectivity of the resort can be problematic. They mention that the Wi-Fi signal is not that strong, resulting in sluggish Internet speeds and a signal that is prone to dropping.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 246 reviews across the web
8.5 /10
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    8.3 /10
8.5 out of 10 based on 246 reviews