The Lake Rabun Hotel

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

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Overall
4.4

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  • Guest room4.1
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.2
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Lake Rabun Hotel

4.0 on November 09, 2017

Very nice B & B. Like visiting grandma's house. Loved the setting and everyone was so nice.


Had a great time.

4.4 on November 07, 2017

We enjoyed our stay at the Lake Rabun Hotel a lot - from the rustic ambience, to the friendly staff, to the great restaurant, and more. If you're looking for cookie-cutter lodging that can be found on any interstate highway, this hotel isn't for you. It is quiet, out-of-the-way, nestled in the woods a stone's throw from Lake Rabun, - everything anyone would want if their goal is to get away from the frantic pace of modern life. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to get away for a quiet, relaxing, and peaceful retreat.


First Time Visiting

5 on October 05, 2017

My Wife & I came up here for a weekend getaway to celebrate our 3 year wedding anniversary. Absolutely loved the place. There is a ton of outdoor activities if you want to get out and move, or just hanging out in the hotel itself is cool enough. Super friendly and helpful staff, and easily the best of all...the breakfast. Out of this world. We'll go back just for the breakfast. Thank you Lake Rabun Hotel for an awesome weekend!


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3.6 on October 03, 2017

Was a quaint little retreat but diffinetly need TV in the rooms! Breakfast was an added bonus!


Anniversary celebration

4.4 on September 30, 2017

Some rooms are on the smaller size but comfortable The hotel promotes -no tv ( there is one in the sitting room) No phones( cell service is available). This is not an inconvenience! Beautiful location! Porches off room halls are nice. We met a lovely couple celebrating a special birthday. Restaurant was very nice and food was delicious. Staff was attentive. Would stay again. Quiet getaway for one that enjoys the outdoors or just needs down time. Wineries are near by which added to a nice weekend


Adult Get Away

4.6 on September 22, 2017

We were on Vacation in Atlanta the week of Irma and decided to head up to Lake Rabun. We (4 Adult's) reserved the Inn Keepers Cottage. Later that week the Staff contacted us and explained that the power was still off as of Friday Morning and we might have to cancel our stay. The power came back on Friday Afternoon and all was a go. It was a great stay even though the restaurant was not open for Dinner Sunday evening. We did have Breakfast Monday morning and it was perfect. The Hostess was very friendly and when she called me on Friday morning she gave me her personal cell number so I could keep in touch.......outstanding effort to make the short stay problem free. She did a GREAT job. We plan on staying for more than just 1 night next April when we visit our family again.


A romantic getaway

4.4 on September 11, 2017

What a wonderful charicature of a home away from home! A nice romantic fireplace, glass of wine and quiet conversation. Cats outside on the multiple verandas loved us and the sounds and views of nature around us gave such an aura of ambiance. Slept to the beat of the raindrops and felt safe and warm all snuggled together. Thank you for such a pleasant sight unseen adventure!


Cool place in the trees

5 on September 04, 2017

Will definately go back; awesome accommodations, wonderful staff.


Inkeeper's Cottage a rare gem!

5 on August 27, 2017

Never been a B&B fan but this place is the exception. Can't rate the regular rooms but the Inkeeper's Cottage is a rare gem for sure. Great place to share with another couple since it has two full baths and two bedrooms. And a huge living and kitchen area. Great value!


Our stay at Lake Rabun Hotel

4.8 on August 14, 2017

We had a wonderful time at Lake Rabun. It is a unique bed and breakfast with charm and beauty. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The personnel were helpful and friendly, the food was delicious, and the rooms were well appointed and extremely clean. The grounds were lush and the surrounding grounds were beautiful. We plan to visit again.


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Rooms & Rates

03 The Lakemont Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

04 The Garden Room

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

15- One-bedroom Cottage Main

The main end of the Innkeepers 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, gas log fireplace, and a full gourmet breakfast each morning in the hotel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

16 - Cottage Master Suite

The master suite end of the Innkeepers 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

14- Innkeeper's Cottage

The Innkeepers 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, gas log fireplace, 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

09-Witham Point

The largest and brightest room in the hotel with seven windows overlooking the front gardens and the man made waterfall. It has a cathedral ceiling supported by exposed black locust logs, beautiful wrought iron lighting fixtures from Spain, custom crafted chandelier from Montana and a King sized bed. The hotels early bar has been transformed into the bathroom vanity with 2 copper vessel sinks. Ideal as a bridal or honeymoon suite, its named for one of the original families to build a summer home on the lake in the 1920s.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

10-North Mountain

Calm and serene describes this room with vaulted ceiling, braced by black locust log beams. The Queen size bed is custom made with mountain laurel headboard. Barn doors slide open to the bathroom with cedar tree based pedestal sink and parts of the original rusted metal roof reused as the bathroom ceiling.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

11-Foxfire

A nod of respect to our Southern Appalachian Mountain culture, preserved and recorded by the Foxfire Museum nearby. Step into this room made of old, seasoned barn wood and you feel like youre in another time era. It features a Queen bed under a vaulted ceiling, interesting lighting and décor, and an outstandingly quirky bathroom. Another era but with modern comforts.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

12-Cherokee

We honor the occupants of this land who came before us and subscribe to their philosophy as stated in The Native American 10 Commandments youll see as you enter. Youll also see samples of their work here. The Queen size bed has a custom-made tree bark headboard and is one of a kind. Sleep under the watchful eye of a wise Indian who protects you and your dreams.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

13-Appalachia

This log cabin inspired room features hewn boards and chinking. It has a King sized bed that can be separated into two twin beds if desired. The large bathroom has a tub/shower for relaxed soaking. A little history about this region tells us that Native American hunters and gatherers arrived here over 16,000 years ago. Appalachia was a name given to the area by the Europeans who explored it a few hundred years ago. Pioneer settlers were known for their rugged individualism and self sufficiency with a desire to be away from civilization. Something of that spirit is still alive here. Youll feel it in the Appalachia Room and throughout the hotel.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Fish Camp 1

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Fish Camp 2

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

Fish Camp 3

  • Maximum Capacity: 4

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Lakefront, 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

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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, Spa services, Outdoor Adventure Concierge Services, Boat rentals, 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.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

Jenna Tucker

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


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