Lily Creek Lodge

2608 Auraria Road , Dahlonega, GA 30533 USA (Show map)

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Lily Creek Lodge, Dahlonega, Georgia, is a European style bed & breakfast located in the heart of North Georgia wine country. Lily Creek’s simple Alpine chalet exterior and natural woodland landscape belie the quiet sophistication of the eclectic interior. Luxurious linens and feather duvets, handcarved and master-crafted European antique furniture, and an art collection from around the world (including Icart, Dali, Picasso, Majolica from Italy, Carrera marble statue, nineteenth century French bisque, Moser crystal, oils and watercolors from exceptional local artists) are just inside the Hobbit-like front door. Enter using the sixteenth century hardware rescued from a ship, sunken for centuries off the coast of Florida, and be greeted by the gracious and friendly owner, Sharon, and staff. The owner and staff are dedicated to providing an uncommon, romantic and relaxing getaway in the Georgia mountains.

Reviews

Overall
4.2

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  • Guest room3.8
  • Service4.5
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.3
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Quaint B&B

5 on November 27, 2017

This B&B is nestled in the woods with spectacular views. The decor is superb and each room is uniquely decorated with it's own style. The food is amazing and the staff is extremely personable. I highly recommend this little nugget for a getaway!


The perfect small town getaway!

5 on November 02, 2017

My wife and I just had a new baby and were dying to get out of the house. We decided to take a spontaneous trip to Dahlonega and Sharon was more than happy to accommodate us. The lodge was quaint and well kept with clean rooms and soft beds. We loved our stay and have already recommended it to some of our friends! Lily Creek Lodge is the reason you should visit Dahlonega!


Lily Creek Stay

3.6 on October 25, 2017

Glad to get this stay at the last minute. Someone else's cancellation made our weekend great!


We loved it!

4.4 on September 08, 2017

It was a lovely stay. We had a fabulous time!! Cannot wait to go back!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you! Try us in the Springtime. It's really special in the mountains with the wildflowers blooming and the leaves not yet filled in. Have a great New Year!

- Sharon (innkeeper)


Beautiful escape!

5 on September 04, 2017

Secluded yet still close to town. Perfect escape from hectic living! We'll be back!


Great place to stay.

5 on June 01, 2017

Very friendly staff and clean. Was a nice getaway for me and my wife. Will definetly be back.


beautiful hidden gem in the woods

5 on May 21, 2017

This bed and breakfast has all the details that you expect at a B&B. Quiet, restful and beautiful grounds to walk around. The breakfast was wonderful and our host Sharon was very accommodating with our special needs. We will stay here again if the opportunity arises.

Innkeeper Response
I hope you get to visit our area again soon. Happy Holidays!

- Sharon (innkeeper)


Our favorite Bed and Breakfast

5 on May 02, 2017

I just stayed at the Lily Creek. this was one of many many visits and I realized afterward that I have never left a review. Lily Creek is a hidden gem. My wife and I stay here everytime we visit Dahlonega. The owner Sharon is always friendly and ready to greet you with a nice glass of wine. The rooms are fashioned to tell stories of Sharon and Don's travels around the world. And, the Breakfast is to die for. Do not feel bad when she says you don't have to choose you have both the muffin and the cheese biscuits. You should really try both. If you ever happen to be in the Dahlonega area I recommend staying at Lily Creek. It is worth the visit. Rob Prout Newnan, GA


Nice escape

5 on April 27, 2017

Was up for Bear on the Square. Proximity to Dahlonega was perfect. No cell service was a plus in my book-they really should market that as a perk! There is wifi if you absolutely cannot survive without being connected. Beautiful grounds, breakfast was delicious, the owner and the young lady that checked us in were very pleasant.


Southern Charm

4.4 on March 22, 2017

Southern hospitality, this is a little jewel in the beautiful woods of GA. Quiet, clean, with friendly staff. Nice getaway.


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Rooms & Rates

Tango Suite

1st floor suite (approx 500 s.f.) our largest and most luxurious with electric fireplace & patio/garden. The suite is furnished in the style of an Argentine estate. King bed with elegant old fashioned white bedspread, antique dressing table and chest of carved and inlaid woods in the bedroom. Large separate living room and dining area. Jacuzzi tub and large walk in shower. DVD player, and wireless internet

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

Nightly Rate: $200 - $225

Morocco Suite

Third floor loft suite with A-frame ceiling and small private balcony (landing - no room for furniture) See entry door at top of the Lodge in the photo above. Suite furnishings include comfortable king bed, desk, Moroccan lamps, Eqyptian glass table and a sand-colored comforter. A Moroccan prince's art collections of Africa fill this desert oasis. TV with DVD, wireless internet. Large walk in Shower. Refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker

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

Nightly Rate: $159 - $169

Geisha Suite

Third floor loft suite with private furnished balcony and A-frame ceiling furnished in an Oriental theme. The private balcony (view over the treetops toward the mountains) is furnished with table and chairs. Black lacquer queen bed with celadon green duvet cover, lavendar sheets, and a lovely Chinese screen and fan. There's a sitting area with two black lacquer (hand painted insets) arm chairs and an incredible stained glass "Geisha" lightbox. Refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker. Large walk in shower. DVD and wireless internet

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

Nightly Rate: $170 - $180

Venezia Suite

Venice, in the days of Marco Polo, courtesans and Empire. The queen bed is dressed in taupe brocade and cream chiffon. Antique dresser hung with jewels. Relax in the separate sitting room highlighted with Chinese red lacquer cabinets and white upholstered French sofa lit by floor-to-ceiling brass torchieres. Dorm refrigerator and microwave. Small walk in shower. TV with DVD, free wireless internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Moonglow Suite

Queen bed with tapestry duvet cover and satin trimmings. Named from a song by Cole Porter, this suite evokes images of Hollywood starlets. The separate sitting room has a white upholstered fainting sofa, a mahogany courting bench, a cherry lady's desk and a turquoise oriental carpet. Erte prints complete the set. Walk in shower. TV with DVD player and wireless internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $160 - $170

LaTraviata

La Traviata ~ Northern Italian Country room. Light oak and sculpted iron queen bed. Antique white wicker writing table and chair, white wicker rocking chair. Small Walk In Shower. Rose red satin brocade duvet cover. Tiffany-style lamp and bust of Verdi. Small walk in shower. DVD player and free wireless internet

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Montana Suite

Rocky Mountain theme with queen white oak log bed, antique birdseye maple chest & quilted comforter. Sitting room with two smaller than single sofa beds (suitable for small persons) upholstered in a forest print, a Mission-style writing table and watercolors by Anne MacDougall. Small walk in shower. DVD player. Free wi-fi, Maximum Occupancy: 3.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $159 - $169

Rheingold Suite

Rheingold is German for Gold in the River Rhine Royal, German motif fashioned after the fantasies of King Ludwig of Bavaria. Ornate brass, queen bed with black and gold duvet cover and black draperies. Sitting room with antique French curved desk of inlaid wood, pale blue velvet upholstered French sofa with swan arms and original Bavarian art. Small walk in shower. Free wireless internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Left Bank

Bohemian French room with Picasso after-print from his Blue Period. Antique brass queen bed, dusky blue velvet duvet cover, blue striped upholstered side chair and a French lady's writing table.Small walk in shower. DVD. Free wireless internet

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Down Under

Late 1800's British Colonial décor with uniquely Australian and New Zealand accents. Designs for this guestroom were completed after returning from a trip Down Under. Decorated with British, Maori and Aboriginal art and a few accents from the Kangaroo Conservation Center. Gray wrought iron queen bed, marbled greenSmall walk in shower. DVD player and free wireless internet

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

Nightly Rate: $139 - $149

Candia

A Greek isle theme in a corner room, with lots of windows. White washed oak queen bed, cream and gold striped comforter, cream and gold striped curtains, Bentwood rocking chair and antique dresser. Original Greek art. Adjacent to large deck overlooking the woods. Small walk in shower. DVD player and free wireless internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

Secret Garden

British Victorian styledecor with beautiful mahogany dresser, upholstered sleigh chair and etched glass globe lamps and botanical art. Cream, pale yellow and dark blue duvet cover on a king bed. Corner room with lots of windows looking over the treehouse. Small walk in shower, DVD player and free wireless.

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

Nightly Rate: $159 - $169

Antarctica

An interpretation. Sleep on iceberg an in a luxurious beveled mirror king bed. The other colors of Antarctica, grays and blues, soften the white and glass of the bed. A collection of framed photographs of the seventh continent traveled, plus a vial of Antarctic molten ice (over 2000 years old) will help you feel you're there. Small walk in shower, DVD player and free wireless internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $159

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Location

Location Type

Secluded, Rivers & Lake, Historic Town, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Village, Wine country

Airport

Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield Intl.) 75 miles

Directions to property:

From Atlanta, go North on S.R. 400 North to State Road 136; turn left at S.R. 136; then immediate right onto Auraria Road. North approx 9 miles on Auraria. Entrance (and sign) on left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Funky Chicken Art Project, Holly Theater Performing Arts, Festivals, Kangaroo Conservation Center, Appalachian Trail, Gold Mining and Tours, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Radio, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wired internet , fiber optic internet (12 mbps up/down), windows that can be opened, covered pavillion, swimming pool with waterfall, gazebo, treehouse dining

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, woodland paths, winetasting, Telescope, winery tours, Bocce, Outdoor Hot tub, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Video Arcade, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Children should be supervised by parents at all times.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: except on Holidays, Special Events and October weekends
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Call for details.
  • Cancellations: 72 hour cancellation notice; except two weeks advance for special events, holidays and weekends Sept 15 to Nov 15. Cancellation of group reservations vary per agreement.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Sharon Bacek

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats

About the innkeepers

Sharon was in property management and sales for twenty years and really enjoys managing her own property now, in addition to planning menus, baking, gardening and creating an old world "salon" atmosphere in the mountains of North Georgia.

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Meals

Breakfast

homemade

  • Time Served: 8:30 - 10:30 am
  • Serving Location: Treehouse or Gazebo, Deck, Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Banana Blueberry Bread
In the summer, this is made from berries grown outside the kitchen door.


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Special Package

Mother's Day Specials

MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL FOR YOUR FAVORITE MOM Enjoy the best of the North Georgia mountains Fresh floral bouquet, chocolates (Paul Thomas Fine Chocolates or fudge from The Dahlonega Fudge Factory) Package price is $45 can be added to your room cost

Wine Lovers Getaways

"You're the Top" Wine Lover's Package Three days, two nights in the spacious Tango, a luxury two room suite with patio, Jacuzzi, shower, satellite tv, wifi, electric fireplace and refrigerator. A full gourmet breakfast each morning. Two tickets for a wine tasting at a select North Georgia Winery, a delicious stack of gold bars (fine Paul Thomas chocolates) and a dozen roses. Price: $475.00 plus tax per couple

Honeymoon Specials

Amore' Late Breakfast, Late Check-out Romantic Ingredients Include: King Guestroom for two nights, Breakfast for Two in the Treehouse, Winetasting for two, French-style Picnic for Two, Floral Bouquet - Offered for $590.00 Plus: Most important ingredient - YOU - no charge *dinner not included in price, we can make reservations for you, if you'd like. Components and prices in this package can be modified.

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