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The Smith House

84 S Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1235
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#3 of 9 hotels in Dahlonega
Located just one block from the historic public square of Dahlonega, The Smith House sits as one of Georgia's lanmark Inns; Known for serving true Southern family style meals and elegantly appointed hotel rooms. The city of Dahlonega claims to have the first major U.S. Gold Rush. The Smith House actually sits on one of the richest veins of gold discovered in the city. Today, you can view the original mine shaft discovered on the property in 1898. The property is within walking distance to all of the shopping, dining and theater venues offered in Dahlonega. The campus of North Georgia College & State University is also a short walk from the property. Come for a weekend or a week, you'll be glad you "Rediscovered The Tradition" at The Smith House.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet room
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Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Family rooms
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Hal S wrote a review Jun 9
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Travel to eat at the Smith House regularly. Due to COVID, the serving has transformed from "Family Style-All You Can Eat" to private tables and plenty of food brought out to you. The change from All You Can is relayed to you verbally when you pay in advance for the food. Also, there is a large sign at the cashier's desk informing everyone of the change......PLUS....there are signs on the table stating "No Refills". Great price, great food, more than generous portions, and a fun atmosphere
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Date of stay: June 2021
leonardl875 wrote a review May 2021
Atlanta, Georgia9 contributions3 helpful votes
We have been coming here for 20 years and all of a sudden they refused us getting 2 chicken breasts and said that is their new policy. NO refills and HIGHER prices!!!!The attitude about it was lousy! They are very cocky here and do not try to place their customers at all!
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Sharon B wrote a review May 2021
Bonaire, Georgia22 contributions1 helpful vote
My sister and I ate lunch at The Smith House and it was fantastic. Such a nice change instead of junk food. We had our own table and were served delicious fried chicken, ham, fried corn, real mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, collard greens, okra, strawberry shortcake, etc. The servers are very polite and attentive. Highly recommend - don't go to Dahlonega without stopping here for lunch!
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Date of stay: May 2021
Room Tip: you can skip breakfast, eat here at lunch and not have to eat for dinner
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Trisha J wrote a review Apr 2021
Canon, Georgia3 contributions
We had a wonderful visit to The Smith House! The owners were very welcoming and gave us some great tips for what to do in town. We stayed in a 4th floor room which was very clean, comfortable and quiet. The decor is light, airy, rustic and very homey! We were walking distance to everything in town. Loved that there was a Starbucks in walking distance as well. Took a walk in the morning and brought coffee back to sip while rocking on the porch in the beautiful crisp morning air. We will definitely be back for a visit and have already recommended to friends!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Jake S wrote a review Mar 2021
Alexandria, Virginia147 contributions59 helpful votes
Came in for the weekend to meet up with son and his family who were there for a "destination wedding". The staff were all friendly and helpful. The House is actually rooms in several buildings. Our room was clean and fairly new. One oddity was that the cable TV service in the room only offered access to Fox and Newsmax. None of the Big 3 channels. The restaurant has inconvenient hours....not open for breakfast and closes by 7 pm. The food was served family style and was bountiful....way too much. It was also terrible. The fried chicken they are proud of was average. Everything else was cooked to near tasteless. The best thing about the House is that it is within half a block of downtown Dahlonega.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Freida Bafile, General Manager at The Smith House
Responded Mar 16, 2021
Thanks for the compliment. You could of spoke with us while u were on property but instead you cowardly post your condescending remarks online.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Smith House
Which popular attractions are close to The Smith House?
Nearby attractions include Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site (0.09 miles), Dahlonega General Store (0.06 miles), and The Dahlonega Fudge Factory (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Smith House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Smith House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at The Smith House?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at The Smith House?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Smith House?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Fudge Factory, Paul Thomas Chocolates, and Picnic Cafe.
Is The Smith House located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Dahlonega.
Does The Smith House offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Smith House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Vickery House (0.2 miles).
Is The Smith House accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.