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The Simmons-Bond Inn Bed and Breakfast

Toccoa, GA 30577 USA (Show map)
87 Reviews
$79 - $129
per night

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Recently featured in the novel "Fireworks over Toccoa", The Simmons-Bond Inn Bed and Breakfast is a restored southern mansion of the greek revival period. Listed on The National Register of Historic Places, it features beautiful stained glass, beveled glass, and curved glass windows, dozens of ornate oak columns, 9 unique fireplaces, and an oak paneled diningroom and grand staircase. The original brass chandeliers hang from 11 foot ceilings. The house is Toccoa's only B&B and is walking distance from 8 restaurants, shopping, antique mall, and museum. Toccoa Falls is just one mile away, on the college campus. Ask for a free historic tour!

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Many antiques, curved glass windows, unique fireplaces, private bath, heart-pine floors, and ceiling fans adorn this victorian-style room. Also find color tv with cable, telephone, and coffeemaker in room. Free hi-speed wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


Queen Size bed, gorgeous windows, matched set of antique furnishings, clawfoot tub, color tv, phone, coffee-maker, fireplace, and more. Fee hi-speed wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Queen Size canopy bed, private bath, color tv, coffee-maker, ceiling fan, clock-radio, and more. Free hi-speed wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Double bed, wall to wall carpet, large private bath, and a floral decor are featured. Also find color tv with cable tv, telephone, clock-radio, and coffeemaker in room. Free hi-speed wireless internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double


Our most unique room, the Colleen is name after our Aunt who was a missionary in Africa. There are many authentic african artifacts, along with a wall mural copy of an African painting. The desk once belonged to Nelly Bly, Americas first and most famous female journalist. Also, the secret passage leads to the water closet. The room includes all amenities - tv/gourmet coffee/fireplace/, etc. Free wireless hi-speed internet.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.7

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87 Reviews

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A delightful surprise

4.8 on July 06, 2014

We found this delightful inn almost by accident. With no reservations we were in the area before we realized we had to spend the night locally and had nowhere to stay. By pure happenstance we found the listing for this inn and decided to give it a try. What a happy surprise! We were made to feel welcome, the rooms were clean and uniquely decorated with period antiques and pictures, the beds were comfortable and our hosts warm and welcoming. We are very happy we found this place and definitely will be back,

Back in Time

5 on May 27, 2014

The Simmons-Bond was just what a B&B should be. A beautiful home renovated to keep as much traditional flavor as possible (although it is centrally air conditioned which i was so thankful for), with antiques galore. My Wife loved it, everywhere she looked was another piece that reminded her of her Grandmothers. The hosts, Joy and Todd, were as accommodating as could be hoped for, providing anything that could be desired in a B&B and then some. The breakfast was superb, from the baked pear with cream to the souffle. Thank you for a truly enjoyable stay.

Charming place to stay

5 on May 01, 2014

I loved my stay. Beautiful house.

Beautiful B&B!

5 on April 30, 2014

What a lovely B&B! It was clean and comfortable, and our hosts were wonderful! We stayed in the Elizabeth room and it was so nice. We learned so much about this beautiful home from the owner during our breakfast. It was fascinating! We enjoyed walking around town, visiting the Paul Anderson park and also Toccoa Falls. We will definitely stay again!

Such an enjoyable experience.

5 on April 20, 2014

The wedding party stayed in rooms on the top floor, and it was a very comfortable and relaxed stay.

Great stay!

5 on April 14, 2014

My family and I had a wonderful stay at the Simmons-Bond Inn. We were treated so well and all of the accommodations were wonderful. I would highly recommend this bed and breakfast. The owners made the extra effort to accommodate my wife's gluten free diet. Thank you very much!

The Best Time Ever!

4.8 on March 19, 2014

The night prior to our visit we contacted Joy concerned about the snow storms coming. We decided at 10:00 p.m. after speaking with Joy to check out of our hotel, so we hopped in our car and drove the four hours to Toccoa to beat the snow storm. Surprisingly Todd, awaited our 1:00 a.m. arrival and greeted us with a warm welcome and big smile. He then made sure we had everything we needed to settle in “for a long winter’s night”. It had been forty years since my husband and I had seen snow, so what a surprise when I peeked through the shutters at 5:00 a.m. and saw nothing but white and thought I was in heaven. That morning Todd presented us with the best breakfast consisting of the most delicious waffles and the most amazing baked apple fruit delight, “both homemade”. Todd shared stories of the interesting history of the Toccoa area and the Simmon’s Bond Bed and Breakfast. We ventured out into the knee-high snowfall to make snow angels, snowballs and snowmen. I was in my glory and couldn’t be happier! Since the town was closed due to snow storm and we could not get out on our own to dine. Todd and Joy went above and beyond to make sure that we had a delicious meal that evening, with great conversation that felt like dinner with old friends. We had the most relaxing two days filled with heart filled memories. I feel it was a blessing that we were drawn to stay at the Simmon’s Bond B&B and Joy & Todd are an amazing warm & welcoming couple. Thank you for The Best Time Ever! Debbie & Bobby K From New Port Richey Florida

"I'll be back...again and again."

5 on November 16, 2013

I needed to stay overnight in Toccoa once a week for several months, and did not care to live in a motel; I wanted to feel as if I were coming home at the end of the day. Indeed, the innkeepers made me feel as welcomed as homecoming. I tried different rooms, all delightful, but found my favorite (the one with a mysterious bookcase), and that was "mine.". During the afternoon I napped, had a cup of tea, returned to work, and at the end of the day, I climbed the carved oak staircase to "my" room, lit a fire in the bedroom's small fireplace, relaxed in comfort in the beautifully appointed room. Next morning, according to my schedule our meal served by the innkeepers...Breakfast! of fresh blueberry pancakes, omelets, crisp bacon, fresh fruit medley, and juice, delicious coffee. The next week's breakfast: pecan waffles, soufflé, warm fruit compote, sausage, juices, good coffee. Gentle company at breakfast...we all seemed to know where to find a gem like this B&B. I plan to give gift certificates for Christmas

Fall stay

5 on October 21, 2013


Sister's weekend

4.8 on September 24, 2013

We stayed in the Elizabeth room. It was a very large room with a pull out sofa. Plenty of room for the three of us. The breakfast was awesome and there was plenty of it! For example: Strawberry pancakes, eggs with ham, bacon and sausage, fresh fruit and freshly made orange juice! Toccoa is a quaint southern town, we enjoyed walking the downtown and shopping the Antique store. The falls are a must see. Just a short walk to see the beauty and power of Nature. We also had great dining experiences at the Copper Pot in Clarkesville!

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Location Type

Toccoa Falls College, Northeast Georgia, Stephens County, Downtown, Mountains, Small town, Wine country


Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield Intl.) 60 miles

Directions to property:

Nearest airport, Greenville/Spartanburg South Carolina or Atlanta-Hartsfield. We are near I-85 near the SC border.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Wine Tasting -, Currahee Military Museum, Outlet Stores, Picnic area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Piano, Secretarial services, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Hi-speed wireless internet, Desk, southern hospitality, Bathtub, Adjoining room

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Antique shopping, State Parks, Currahee Militart Museum 1 block away, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3:00pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Cancellations: Cancellations at no-charge up to 3 days (72 hours) before stay.



Elizabeth and Ron Forkey

Languages spoken


About the innkeepers

Crocheting, painting, cake decorating, sculpting,

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large gourmet

  • Time Served: extremely flexible
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Coddled Eggs w/ broiled grapefruit


Hot Deal

Special weekday rate for business / military/ govt

Regular Rate: $99 now $79 (20% Savings:)

Just tell us you're traveling alone on business on a weekday and receive a special $79 rate for any full or queen size room available. Call 706-282-5183 for info and to reserve.

expires Wednesday

Details Diamond Collection

74 West Tugalo Street , Toccoa, GA 30577 USA (Show map)

Property highlights

Free $60 gift card with a $300+ purchase