Operated by the Pauw family, The Fernie Fox Hotel is an independent hotel managed by an experienced team of hospitality professionals.

With close connections to the local community we strive to help guests have a true Fernie experience. This means that you’ll get local’s knowledge on the best trails, hikes, places to eat and things to do at different times of the day, week, month or year.

Out and about around town we work to support our community as much as we can; We are proud to support our local community with a budget of $25,000.00 per year for local causes and events including youth sports clubs, trail building, cultural events and student scholarships.

The hotel is run with value and convenience in mind and we invest regularly to ensure our guests have the best experience possible. This means that we are continually adding to our offer. Most recently we have renovated many of our rooms, added a great barbeque and sun deck as well as a modern kitchen and dining room for guests who want to cook their own meals. Furthermore, we now have an electric vehicle charging station. This was installed in 2019 and adds to the growing network of locations where electric vehicles can be charged in the Kootenays. It is the second electric vehicle charging station in Fernie.

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Biking with the Fernie Fox

Fernie is renowned for some epic mountain biking trails and experiences, which are worth putting on your bucket list of adventures.  The Fernie Fox Hotel is equipped with all the amenities you need to make your mountain biking vacation as easy as possible: Secure bike storage to safely store your…

Spring in Fernie

As the days become longer, the snow begins to melt, and the flowers start to bloom, we know we are heading into spring in Fernie. What is often referred to as “the off-season”, is often also underrated. There are plenty of activities still available to do, and fewer crowds doing…

Fernie Fox Community Spirit

We are a huge supporter of the businesses in our town and the people in our community doing great things. One of our key corporate values is supporting local and giving back to the Fernie community. Over the past year we have donated:$5000 to Fernie Dog Park$5000 to Elk Valley…

Tips for lockdown

As the pandemic continues to impact our community, we are all starting to feel the impacts of it on our social, emotional, and mental well being. But, with vaccines being deployed, and numbers starting to hold steady and decline, its more important that ever to maintain vigilance, and stay strong,…

Charging Stations On-Site

Sustainable practices and environmental awareness are two of the key values that we embody in our daily operations at the Fernie Fox. We are always refining how we operate, and what we teach our team to ensure we are up to date with the best practices for our environment that…

Winter has arrived!

The ski season has arrived in Fernie, our favourite time of the year. But this year, things are different, and to ensure we can stay open to travellers throughout the season, we support Tourism Fernie and the BC Provincial Health Officer’s advice in flattening the curve. With the ski resort…

The beauty of the off-season.

The first snow has fallen, and the anticipation for winter is upon us. The beauty of our town with fresh snow on the mountain peaks, and even on resident’s lawns, is always a welcome turning point in the seasonal activity of our community. We predict we’re in for a good…

Fall in Fernie

Fernie is known for its distinct seasonal weather, owning its recognition as ‘the’ place to be for a variety of activities; from shredding the slopes in the winter to the abundance of long days biking and hiking in the summer. But the Fall can sometimes be forgotten in the excitement…

The Electric Vehicle Road Trip

The myth that electric vehicles are only good for commuting within City limits is being busted. With a growing network of charging stations throughout the Kootenays and Southern Alberta, it is now entirely possible to make your road trip happen in a pure electric vehicle. Accelerate Kootenay has lead the…

Hiking in Fernie

Going for a hike in Fernie is one of the simplest and most inexpensive ways to experience the natural beauty of the community. It will get you out in the fresh air and enjoying the surrounding mountain trails. Trail options for hiking in Fernie range from gentle strolls on the…



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Keeping it Green

At The Fernie Fox we take sustainability very seriously.

We work tirelessly to reduce our impact on the environment through everything that we do.

You will notice a lack of disposable cutlery, plates or single use plastics. Our heating system is the most efficient possible and we have an electric vehicle charger.

To read more about our environmental practices please visit our sustainability page.