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The Lake Rabun Hotel

35 Andrea Lane , Lakemont, GA 30552-0010 USA (Show map)
4.4
46 Reviews
$159 - $314
per night

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About

Memorable experiences have been daily fare at the Lake Rabun Hotel since 1922. This unique mountain lodge captures spectacular views of Lake Rabun, where the sun plays on the water, dazzling and inviting you. There is nowhere else like it. This beautiful mountain architecture and flavor have inspired past and present owners, Gwen North and Anabel Panayotti to preserve the magic that so many have come to love. Tastefully appointed rooms with private baths, downy queen-sized beds and old fashioned charm will wrap you in comfort. Out on our decks, under a canopy of pines and hemlocks, breathe deeply our sweet mountain air with a glass of wine or beer while you wait for specially prepared entrees and light fare from our award winning restaurant.

Reviews

Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room3.8
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Dining4.8

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Great spot!

4.8 on December 10, 2014

This facility could not be more charming. Outstanding restaurant and wonderful location!


A very quiet and nice place.

4.2 on December 08, 2014

Excellent food.


At least once a year treat

4.8 on November 24, 2014

We come to the area at least once a year. Easy, laid back, and quiet. Food is always good. Love the cozy bedrooms. Yes, they are small but basically only sleep in them. Also, enjoy meeting the other guests, especially if it a big Georgia Game going on.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much! We love that our guests take advantage of the cozy parlor in order to watch the Dawgs (sick em!'). We hope to see you again very soon.


THE LIL' PLACE ACROSS FROM THE LAKE.

5 on November 24, 2014

The TRUE PLEASURE of The Lake Rabun Hotel is the mind set. U need to understand it is an OLD fishing lodge built in 1922. There is Not a huge lavish suite with plush carpet under your toes. There is a couple of soft leather wing backs setting in front of a big stone fire pace. We found them the ideal place to sip a lil' wine, watch the flames dance, and not have to worry about who was calling or texting my cell phone from the outside world. (let em leave a message.) The comfy bed up the old wood stairs was an ideal place to catch up on a few page of book my tablet was saving for weeks. The highlight of our trip was the WONDERFUL dinner we enjoyed in the lodge's dining room. I am just a red neck foodie from Indiana...But, this place is A true symphony to the taste buds! If u want to find that one place where the rest of it all does not matter..come to The Lil' Place Across from The Lake. ...LAKE RABUN HOTEL!

Innkeeper Response
You have exactly the right idea about the hotel. We love that our guests can get away and truly relax. Our farm-to-table restaurant is one of the best in Georgia and we are very proud of the fact that our Chef has created wonderful masterpieces using local ingredients. Thank you again for your patronage. It was a pleasure meeting you.


Very relaxing

4.4 on November 07, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay. We knew the room would be small, so that was not a problem. But the inn itself made up for that. There were plenty of places to hang out, both out side and inside. We loved having the coffee available anytime, and we loved the afternoon cookies! The breakfast was tasty and the dinner there on the patio was super romantic. We will be going back!

Innkeeper Response
Wonderful! Yes, the rooms are small but we have plenty of common areas for our guests to spread out as they need to. With so much to do in the area, there is very little time spent in the rooms. We are truly grateful by your patronage and look forward to your return.


warm and cozy

4.4 on November 05, 2014

beautifully done in an old lodge feel. we loved it and would gladly return

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much! The owner worked tirelessly when refurbishing the hotel to make sure that the Adirondack style was well maintained. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return!


Idaho Couple

3.2 on November 01, 2014

We'll be back !!!

Innkeeper Response
Looking forward to it!


Incredible surprise!

4.8 on October 16, 2014

Reminds me of summer camp and every hunting or fishing camp I experienced growing up. Ambiance is 'over the top' and the staff was thoroughly accommodating. An indescribable jewel tucked away in the mountains of North Georgia. Next trip I'm bringing two large books and staying a week! Louis P. Batson III Greenville, SC

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are absolutely thrilled that you enjoyed your time here at the Lake Rabun Hotel. It certainly is like stepping back in time for many of our guests. This is a place to escape the worries and bustle of everyday life and simply relax. We cannot wait to have you back!


Fun Getaway

3.8 on October 09, 2014

A great country setting with this rustic hotel nestled in the woods of the Lake Rabun area. The staff was so friendly and the breakfast was memorable. We truly enjoyed our weekend getaway.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for the review! The staff and the breakfast is just one of the many wonderful aspects of the Lake Rabun Hotel, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Looking forward to seeing you soon!


Quaint B & B

3.2 on September 28, 2014

Beautiful setting and quaint B & B, Breakfast and Dinner were excellent, very warm and cozy cabin feel, room was just too small to be comfortable.

Innkeeper Response
We are so proud of our award-winning restaurant and customer service. The rooms are a product of the hotel renovations in 2008. Originally, when the hotel was built in 1922 there were 16 guest rooms and 2 communal baths. With the remodeling, we now have 8 guests room; each with its own private bathroom (thank goodness!). Unfortunately, the size of the rooms had to be sacrificed in order accommodate the bathrooms. We believe that the rooms are primarily for sleeping while you enjoy everything that the Northeast Georgia Mountains has to offer (which is SO MUCH!!!). Thank you again for your review, and we look forward to seeing you again.


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Rooms & Rates

03 The Lakemont Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

04 The Garden Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

10 - One-bedroom Cottage Main

The main end of the Innkeeper's Cottage, featuring one bedroom with queen sized bed, unique private bath with stone shower and antique dry sink lined with copper, upgraded with modern faucets replacing the old water pumps, living room with cathedral ceilings and original stone fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, and a large cedar log front porch appointed with cedar Adirondack furniture. Comfortable period antiques and primitives, oriental rugs, and local fine art and crafts create an upscale eclectic mountain atmosphere. Amenities include TV, DVD player fo rmovies, wireless internet, maid service, firewood for the stone fireplace in season, and a full gourmet breakfast each morning in the hotel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

11 - Cottage Master Suite

The master suite end of the Innkeeper's cottage, featuring one large bedroom with queen sized bed, unique private bath with stone shower and antique dry sink lined with copper, upgraded with modern faucets replacing the old water pumps, and a large cedar log fromt porch appointed with cedar Adirondack furniture. Comfortable period antiques and primitives, oriental rugs, and local art and crafts create an upscale eclectic mountain atmosphere. Amenities include coffee maker with local roasted coffee, wireless internet, maid service, and a full gourmet breakfast each morning in the hotel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

05 The Moonshine Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

06 The Legend Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

09 - Innkeeper's Cottage

The Innkeeper's Cottage offers two bedrooms featuring queen sized beds, unique private baths with stone showers and antique dry sinks lined with copper, upgraded with modern faucets replacing the old water pumps, living room with cathedral ceiling and original stone wood fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, and a large cedar log front porch appointed with cedar Adirondack furniture. Comfortable period antiques and primitives, oriental rugs, and local fine art and crafts create an upscale eclectic mountain atmosphere. Amenities include TV, DVD player for movies, wireless internet, maid service, complimentary bottle of wine from one of our award winning local vineyards upon arrival, firewood for the stone fireplace in season, and a full gourmet breakfast each morning in the hotel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

07 The Tallulah Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

08 The Minnehaha Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

01 The Andreae Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

02 The Lake Rabun Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Location

Location Type

Countryside, Lakeside, Mountains

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Lake, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Boat rentals and tours, white water rafting, First class golfing, Mountain hiking and biking trails, Waterfalls, Zip lines, Picnic area, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Spa, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Features a Top Ten Restaurant in Georgia, Outdoor decks, Special additional amenities available, Concierge Services for Outdoor Adventures, Boat tours, Full Gourmet Breakfast

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm to 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No No smoking in or around any facilities. Designated area only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children over 10 are welcome, Additional room needed
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No No animals allowed inside Hotel, Cottage or Restaurant
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Seasonal only
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Half required on reserving to hold room.
  • Cancellations: We are a small Boutique hotle in North Georgia and do not over book our rooms. Rooms are guarenteed upon booking, therefore we strictly enforce our cancellation policies. In the event of a cancellation made at least 14 days in advance, your deposit less a $25 processing fee will be refunded. If cancellation is with 14 days of your scheduled stay, your entire deposit is forfeited. No refund or credit for early departures. No-show is charged full reserved rate of booking.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Mary A. Kelly

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8 am - 9:30 am
  • Serving Location: Brunch Sundays 11am - 3pm, Reservations Required, Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Brunch Served Sunday, 11am Until 3pm


Details

35 Andrea Lane , Lakemont, GA 30552-0010 USA (Show map)

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