Our inn is cozy and secluded yet convenient to all of the area's diverse activities and attractions, making it a great alternative to typical hotel lodging. Nestled in a serene cove, Smith Lake Bed & Breakfast is the perfect spot for a wonderful weekend and romantic getaway. Our large floating dock is equipped with kayaks, stand up paddleboards, floats, swim and sun decks, jet ski port and boat berth for guests complimentary use. Fish from rock ledge or dock; fishing equipment available. All suites have fully equipped kitchens and outdoor grills; a large breakfast is provided. Innkeepers are licensed Realtors, ready to help you search for the perfect lake lot or home, with full service thru closing. Small dogs are permitted in To-No-Mo which has an adjoining fenced yard with advance notice at time of reservation.
4.8 on October 05, 2016
We enjoyed a great first visit in the spring, and just this past weekend returned for early fall. We enjoy the privacy of the Loft suite, and it's well appointed and equipped. The view from the upper deck is even better in the fall. Jim and Alex are perfect hosts and prepare a great breakfast. We'll be back again soon. Footnote: Even with the water level of Smith Lake at eleven feet below full, this part of the Lake still looks great, as the rock ledges along the shore simply "grow taller" - you don't get any of the unsightly shallow-sloping exposed dirt flats like you have on other Alabama lakes.
5 on July 13, 2016
This B&B exceeded our expectations for our 45th anniversary. Although we didn't even get our toes wet, the accommodations were extremely relaxing. Anxious to return for longer stay.
4.6 on July 03, 2016
Excellent B&B - It is great for a retreat to get away from the city. They off so much - and even more than a typical B&B. Two resident kitties -Pumpkin and Spooky who greeted us every day! The water is fantastic so jump off from their peer - lounge on their boat dock. They have kayaks, stand up paddle boards and assorted water float toys. Life was wonderful during out stay with my sister and brother-in-law - morning kayak, then afternooon swim then lounge on our deck and drink wine! They have a fridge on the dock with cold drinks and an other fridge in their garage with assorted cold beverages. They offer a 'guest kitchen' in the big house with a single cup coffee machine! The kitchens in the units are much better stocked with supplies then any other we have stayed. They providing assorted seasoning, enough coffee filters for the coffee pots, extra supply of paper towels and trash bags and a special treat - there was a snack basket on our arrival! Alex and Jim are fantastic hosts, they remember special preferences each day and took us for a ride on the lake sharing many interesting tidbits of the lake. And if someone wants to buy a house on Smith Lake, then staying at this B&B is perfect location as Jim and Alex are also realtors If you are thinking there are only 3 rooms so there may only be 6 guests, be aware that each room is capable of holding more than 2 guests each. We were lucky when we arrived that each room was at minimum occupancy. Smith Lake is not a touristy place so there is not much else to do without 45 or so minutes of driving - nor are there restaurants nearby - but you have a fantastic lake with water toys - and a grill - don't leave! Be sure to bring your food and BYOB - it is a dry town and stores are a good distance away
Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate the feedback. We love showing our lake to guests and strive to make their stay memorable. Our focus is Smith Lake with its clear water and scenic rock shoreline. We provide amenities and water "toys" to enable our guests to maximize their time enjoying the lake. Come back to see us!
5 on June 15, 2016
My husband and I booked one night at Smith Lake B&B to celebrate our first anniversary; Not only did we get to enjoy a delicious breakfast on the deck with a beautiful view and relax in our adorable loft suite, we also got to take a boat ride around the lake, paddle board, kayak, and spend time together in such a wonderful setting! By the end of our less-than-24-hour stay, we felt Jim and Alex were already good friends - their hospitality went above and beyond what we expected! Needless to say, we will be back! :)
Thanks, we really enjoy hosting anniversary couples and the first anniversary is special. The loft suite is perfect for couples with its privacy and lake views from the "treehouse" deck. We hope to see you again....perhaps on your next anniversary.
5 on March 16, 2016
What a wonderful place to stay. Scenery abounds from the deck of your room while devouring a lovely southern breakfast. As well, enjoying the sunrise and sunset. Jim and Alex Cox are great hosts, to the extent of helping us out with his tractor to get our vehicle back on the road. Our visit included a scenic cruise around the lake, what fun! Can't wait to return to Smith Lake B&B. Orris & Pat Cowgill.
4.6 on August 31, 2015
We had a terrific breakfast; other meals are not offered and none were expected. Jim & Alex were terrific hosts and made us feel quite at home. The Loft accommodations were great, and the availability of snacks were nice to have. The stars and the almost full moon were enjoyed from the deck on the boat house. We will plan to go again.
Thanks for the great review. We look forward to seeing you again.
5 on February 01, 2015
We have stayed at this B&B many times because it is so relaxing and a warm environment. The breakfasts are wonderful. We loved the lake so much that we enlisted Jim and Alex, the innkeepers,to help us find a home of our own at the lake. They are great realtors and very knowledgeable about the lake. They will take you to properties by boat and car which is important when making a decision. We would highly recommend staying at this B&B if you are looking for a great getaway on the water.
Thanks so much for the great review. We enjoyed having you stay with us and know you will enjoy your lake home. Great to have new friends and neighbors on the lake!
5 on May 28, 2014
What a place! If you are looking to "get away from it all", Smith Lake B&B is the place to go. It is run by some of the nicest folks you could ever hope to meet and the beautifully decorated rooms have everything you could dream of for a weekend (or more) for total rest and relaxation. A fabulous breakfast Is served with love by your gracious host and hostess Jim and Alex. The home is beautifully decorated and the many decks have perfect seating areas (and outdoor firepits) to watch the awe inspiring Smith Lake sunsets. Go, visit, make some new friends and relax. You will love it! Dorothy Chapman Knoxville, Tn
4.4 on May 21, 2014
We have stayed at Smith Lake B & B twice now and it's a wonderful place to get away from it all. Very peaceful, private and extremely comfortable. This part of the lake is absolutely beautiful and our innkeepers were the best. Thanks for an awesome stay.
4.8 on August 07, 2013
My husband and I stayed here in the Dock Suite for a weekend getaway (2 nights) to unwind and spend time together during a very stressful time for us lately. We had a wonderful time here! It was very comfortable and Jim and Alex have thought of everything! They are very hospitable and Alex cooks an awesome breakfast! We relaxed, swam and floated in the lake (very clean), read, watched movies, and grilled. We definitely plan to come back when we can stay longer and would recommend to anyone.
Birmingham, AL (BHM) 66 miles
From I-65, take exit 299 take Hwy 69S towards Jasper. Go 7 miles and turn right on CO RD 222. Go 8 miles and turn left on CO RD 201 at Chevron Sign (The Country Mall). Go 4 miles and turn right on CO RD 185. B&B is 0.9 mile on right (sign). From Jasper, take Hwy 69N towards Cullman. Go 21 miles and turn left on CO RD 222. Go 8 miles and turn left on CO RD 201 at Chevron Sign (The Country Mall). Go 4 miles and turn right on CO RD 185. B&B is 0.9 mile on right (sign).
Antique Shopping, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Religious Services
Bed and Breakfast
BBQ grill, CD player, Clothes dryer, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Radio, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Paddle Boards, Kayaks, Floats, Fishing Gear
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wired internet
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Swimming in the Lake, Relaxing by the water, Sunning on the swim deck, Grilling out at the Gazebo, Lighting a fire in the firepit, Soaking in the hot tub, Water sports