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The Guest Lodge

2.0 of 5
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520 Queen City Pkwy, Gainesville, GA 30501 (Formerly GuestHouse Inn & Suites)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dawsonville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a nice stay at this hotel last weekend while family was in town. I would stay here again. Marisol Flores at the front desk was a pleasure to work with. We will be using their conference space for our family events in October. The conference room which is currently getting a fresh coat of paint and sprucing is nice... More 

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Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked online to find reviews before stopping. Noticed this hotel had same rating as more expensive ones. Decided it was so late , 2am, that we didn't need anything fancy. Stopped in and told man that we had 3 adults, needed two beds. Room had two tiny beds, so we called and asked for another room with two queens. second... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just wanted to stop by and give a thanks for the excellent service provided from your employee misty millwood she was nice to us and answered every question we had i will stay at your hotel again in the future as long as my visits continue to be as good as this time. The rooms were nice and cozy.

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Gainesville, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Landscaping and grounds keeping is very well kept. I found the Staff and owner to be very personable and attentive. I am also impressed with quality of cleanliness and everything in good repair. Oh, and last but certainly not least, GREAT LOCATION!!

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for the kind words to describe our property. We take great pride in providing an experience rather than just a hotel room. We look forward to having you at our hotel in the future. Sincerely, Jay Singh More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading some of the negative reviews about the hotel, we were very skeptical about reserving the hotel but did it anyway because we did not want to spend over $100 for one night. We were given a room that was recently renovated and it was very nice, the carpet was new and fresh. I would like to stay here... More 

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing our property and I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. Unfortunately we fail at times to be everything to everybody and hence some negative reviews. We take great pride in providing clean rooms, sparkling pool, meeting space, and an honest service. We look forward to having you at our hotel in the future.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Disappointed and irritated about sums up our experience at this motel. Upon our late night arrival we paid for our room with cash and had to fumble around the exact amount as they could not make change, but kept telling us they could "pay us back in the morning". As we entered our rooms the first thing we noticed was... More 

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We understand your concerns completely but we do find it very hard to believe that our carpets were subpar based on the date of your stay. We just had new carpets installed in nearly all our property and perhaps you had a room which was on the carpet... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy checkin, clean and quiet. Did not wake up In time for breakfast which looked average, but Dunkin Donuts around the corner for coffee. There were guests that had a portable fire pit burning and roasting marshmallows Friday night. Not sure if the Inn's or theirs re's or if approved fire code but we enjoyed it too. Fine for the... More 

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank your for taking the time to write a review about our property. We do provide the fire-pit for large groups staying at our property so that we are not just selling a room but an experience. I believe we had a wedding party staying with us the night the fire-pit was used to make some marshmallows. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 11yr old wanted to swim on the last day of our vacation, so I forked out the $79 for this hotel. I also desperately needed 2 beds so that we could each have our own bed and sleep well. So I booked it. When I arrived, things at the front desk seemed chaotic, and I was "upgraded" to a... More 

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Buford, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The price was just right, I booked the hotel using hotel tonight and got the room at the last minute for $59 and I think I would be completely ok with paying more for the room. The room had all the basics covered, micro, fridge, wifi. The breakfast is ok, I had some greek yogurt and cereal. I had a... More 

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review our property. Our belief is the price is what the customer pays and the value is what they get. Our goal is to make the value of the service provided to exceed the price 100% of the time. I am glad that you were able to enjoy your stay at our... More 

Linden, New Jersey, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

For the record I have stayed here twice before and it's definitely bottom of the barrel. However, Gainesville is one of those small town locations where normal hotels like Holiday Inn charge an unreasonable amount for average rooms. This stay was my worst experience here. The shower curtain had some red specks in it that looked like blood. It's a... More 

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LanierInn, General Manager at The Guest Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I appreciate your business and your time to review our property. I did not want to respond to this review without taking some actionable steps. a. Since your review we have fired our exterminator company and hired a new company which we believe will do an excellent job for our hotel. b. We had a recurring issue with... More 

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