The Lake Rabun Hotel

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

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 room4.1
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.3
  • Cleanliness4.5
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Best rustic getaway with attention to detail and service

4.4 on August 07, 2017

I had been wanting to stay at the Lake Rabun Inn ever since we bought property and were coming to the rabun county lakes regularly. Once we sold the cabin it was a great opportunity when we got homesick for the area, and we just recently booked a two night stay with visiting relatives. The charm of the hotel exceeds anything I can think of in the same price range, plus an amazing breakfast is included. Our room was comfortable and cozy, small but charming with original woodwork and floors. The bath was updated yet still retained a vintage feel; shower, sink and toilet were modern but still had the same look.........shower was good and strong and never had any problem with a lack of pressure or water temperature. We enjoyed all the nooks and crannies of the outside sitting areas, loved on the resident cats, and by the time we left were on a completely comfortable, first name basis with the staff. I think if i had to rave about one thing it would be the friendliness and accommodating people that work there, it was just like being with people you had known forever. I love this place, it is so much like an Adirondack camp but has thoroughly modern amenities and unbelievable food presentations .........our breakfasts were incredible. I am only hoping i can get back again soon, the whole experience was one of fun and relaxation in one of the loveliest areas on earth!


Awesome Lodge!

4.6 on August 03, 2017

We loved the Lake Rabun Hotel. The staff was great, really made our stay special. Special shout out to Lisa! The rooms (especially the 3rd floor) are really nice. This is a special place. Breakfast was very good too!


Nice cottage

3.2 on July 22, 2017

Overall enjoyed thee stay. Breakfast was awesome, folks very friendly. Would stay again.


Fabulous food

3.6 on July 19, 2017

Celebrated our anniversary here. Staff and service exceptional. Food was superb.


Unique Inn

3.8 on July 15, 2017

Excellent food! Great staff! NO lake access and Can be noisy. It is unique, quaint, and worth a visit if the restaurant is open for dinner.


Great Hotel on Lake Rabun

5 on July 12, 2017

Great location for this hotel. The service was impeccable. The food for both dinner and the complimentary breakfasts was fantastic. Highly recommend. We will return in the future.


Our favorite mountain getaway!

4.4 on July 05, 2017

Jenna and Josh always make us feel like we are the only ones there. What a great place!


Gen in the woods

4.4 on May 09, 2017

Beautiful setting in the winding roads of Northern GA. Refurbished hotel built in 1922 with personable staff and chef providing outstanding food. Rooms are small, quaint and comfortable. Garden room was lovely with extra space to enjoy greenery and birds. We enjoyed the areas open to guest to sit by the fireplace and review your time in this special place.


Great Weekend Get-Away for the Allmond-Vaughn Wedding

5 on May 04, 2017

The Lake Rabun Hotel is a ray of sunshine and rare find nestled in the beautiful backyard of the Chattahoochee National Forest. There's plenty to do in the surrounding areas or if you just want to stay close to home base and relax this is a great place to do that. Thanks so much for everything. The hotel is amazing and the food was superb. It was the perfect place to stay for the wedding. It was also a beautiful place for my friends to get married on the lake. It couldn't of been more perfect!!! We'll be back for sure!!


Birthday Weeekend

4.8 on April 18, 2017

Took my wife to celebrate her birthday. Great weekend. She loved our stay and the staff was very friendly! Food was incredible! Hiked Tallulah Gorge on Saturday and returned for an excellent dinner experience at the Lodge. We will be back. Thanks for a great memory!


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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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