We are welcoming reservations for what we expect to be a safe, fun and exciting winter in Fernie. Please visit our vacation specials page and give our reservations team a call at 1-888-381-7275 when you are ready to book a Fernie vacation. While it has been a tough 20 months for the hospitality industry business, we are prepared for this next challenge in upholding the new and evolving Public Health Orders.

December 23, 2021 Update:

Both the Pub and Bistro offer full meal service and remain open during the newest round of restrictions.

In addition to the earlier restrictions (see below)  the following the guidelines are now in effect:

  • In the the Pub and Bistro patrons must stay in the seat to which they are assigned, or at which they seat themselves, and must not move from table to table or mingle with patrons from other parties when not seated.
  • In the the Pub and Bistro no more than 6 patrons may be seated at a table, unless the party consists of one set of parents and their minor children.
  • In the the Pub and Bistro, patrons must remain seated, except to  to use a self- serve food or drink station, a self-serve lottery ticket dispenser, pay at a pay station, use washroom facilities, to provide assistance to another person who requires care or first aid, when leaving the premises, or to play pool, billiards or darts, with a maximum of five other persons who are in the same party as the patron and who are seated with the patron.
  • In the the Pub and Bistro, we have adjusted seating capacity to ensure adequate spacing between patrons.
  • Business meeting and events may continue to operate in accordance with the PHO on gatherings and events, ensuring they are at a reduced 50% capacity for the space they are in.

Earlier Restrictions from December 1, 2021:

Masks Mandatory Provincial Public Health Order: Masks are mandatory in public indoor spaces in all of BC for those aged 5 and older, including those vaccinated.

Proof of Vaccination Provincial Public Health Order: Effective September 13, Proof of Vaccination which requires a Vaccine Card and Photo ID upon entry for anyone aged 12 and up is now applicable for:

  • Dining in the Bistro Restaurant
  • Dining in the Pub Bar & Grill
  • Dining on the Pub outdoor patio
  • Attending functions in our Park Place Lodge meeting rooms

Please keep in mind that for those who are unvaccinated, you are still welcome to pick up takeout orders from the Pub Bar & Grill. For breakfast, hotel guests who are unvaccinated or do not wish to dine in the Bistro, you are still welcome to order and pick up your breakfast through the front desk or take advantage of our Boxed Breakfast-To-Go options.

Masks Mandatory Provincial Public Health Order: Masks are mandatory in public indoor spaces in all of BC for those aged 5 and older, including those vaccinated.

While masks in common areas of the hotel still required , the Proof of Vaccine requirement does not apply to guests staying at the hotel or to utilize hotel amenities including:

  • Hotel Pool & Hot Tub
  • Hotel Fitness Room
  • Hotel Room Service
  • Accessing Hotel Spirits Cold Beer & Wine Shop

Thank you for understanding as we enter this next phase of Covid restrictions. Additional details on Covid-19 and our operations are noted below:

As of November 22, 2021 travel is allowed to Fernie for domestic/Canadian travellers and for international travellers that are fully vaccinated.

BC Government has mask and gathering orders in place, orders are enforceable, details below.

Proof of full vaccination is required for certain indoor activities in Fernie and throughout BC (including those noted for Park Place Lodge above). Fernie Alpine Resort, Island Lake Lodge Catskiing and FWA Catskiing also require all guests and staff to be fully vaccinated.

As of November 16th, 88% of Fernie area residents 12 years of age and older have had their 1st shot, 81% are fully vaccinated (view BC data). There are 6 active COVID-19 cases, as of November 13th in the Fernie & Elk Valley area.

Travelers to Fernie are highly encouraged to travel safely, follow health orders and any health protocols such as distancing.  Please consider rebooking if not feeling well to keep cases from further increasing in the Interior Region of BC. We are following or exceeding all provincial health and safety requirements. We’re slowly returning to pre-pandemic service levels and addressing capacity challenges as we move forward together.  

Please note that we continue to adjust our operations at the Park Place Lodge to provide a safe environment for your stay with us. Please visit our Covid-19 Safety + Guidance page for more details.

Our Bistro Restaurant is now open daily for breakfast service. In addition our Pub Bar & Grill is open daily for indoor dining, patio and take-out. Proof of Vaccination requirements are now in effect. Our Spirits Beer & Wine Shop is also open daily 9 AM – 10 PM and now offers convenient on-line ordering.

As a final note, we kindly ask that all guests are patient and courteous towards our team. Also please expect a new way of experiencing Fernie and the Park Place Lodge as we progress through the government protocols and new safe ways of offering our services. This includes adjusted operating hours as well as limited drink and food menus.  We have also added new protocols and our service team has extra health and safety responsibilities, this may impact the style or speed of service. Our goal is create a safe and enjoyable environment for our guests as well as staff. We are doing our best to try and get it right and would be thrilled if you are willing to share your feedback. Do you have any awesome ideas that would improve your experience? Send us an email at manager@parkplacelodge.com.

Again, we truly appreciate your support and we look forward to welcoming you at the Park Place Lodge


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