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Clayton, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I've lived in Rabun County most of my life, this was a place I had never visited. I've heard so many good things about it; but, it's off the beaten path. So, for Valentines Day my husband and I made reservations and went. I have been missing a great restaurant! It is so warm, inviting, and quaint. The food...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are always happy when locals discover us for the first time! I am so happy you had a great experience, and we look forward to seeing you more this season! When Timpson Cove gets boring, head on over the mountain and relax with us.....

Commerce, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent Valentine's Day 2017 at the Lake Rabun Hotel for dinner, overnight lodging, and a gourmet breakfast. The pasta for dinner was best we've ever had; the cocktails were to die for (thanks to the manager); the gourmet breakfast was fit for a king; the rain beating on the tin roof was so, so relaxing; and...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review (especially mentioning my cocktails!). We are so happy that you had a relaxing, romantic Valentine's Day and look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Ellijay, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at this historic inn. So much charm. Yes sound carries but we expected that for an old inn. The staff extremely friendly and accommodating. The food was divine. We both received massages and they were amazing. If you want a weekend away to unplug, recharge and have quality time. Worth the money we paid for the...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, the food, and your massages! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Green Bay, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small rooms, people sitting right outside your room late in the night...walls are like paper..forget about getting romantic until at least 11:30 pm. Unless you want a listening audience! The orange cat ..Chloe''...poor old girl. For all the publicity that she brings to Lake Rabun..you'd think she'd be treated like royalty. Her cat box outside on the second floor porch...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize that your stay wasn't what you expected. Had you checked the hundreds of reviews about our property, you would have noticed many people mentioning the thinner walls. In that the second floor of the hotel was built in 1922, sound insulation was not available. The traditional, antique construction is part of the rustic charm of our boutique hotel....

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed January 5, 2017

We arrived early and Beth accommodated us by having our room cleaned first. In the meantime, we sat in front of the fire and became engrossed in our books. When our room was clean, Beth gave us a tour of the hotel and showed us the common areas and our room, named The Appalachia. It was one of the newest...

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I am so happy to hear that we were able to accommodate your early check-in and that you enjoyed the Appalachian Room and our gourmet breakfast! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to the Inn to share our first night together as a couple. I was amazed at how comfortable and cozy it is. It's stunning and beautiful. My only complaint is the walls are so thin so it made intimacy a little awkward. Regardless the night was still magical!

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I am glad that your stay with us was "magical" and we hope to see you again on your anniversary! The historic rooms on the second floor were built in 1922 when sound-proofing insulation was not available, so unfortunately, sound does travel easily between the walls. I recommend you try one of our new "Green Loft" rooms on the third...

Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The hubs and I stayed here for two nights as a kid-free get away to rest and enjoy some time alone. We were not disappointed! Lake Rabun Hotel was a very cozy and romantic getaway. We stayed in the Andreae room on the second floor, which faces the front of the building and has it's own private gas fire place...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a wonderful, detailed review of our special inn. I am glad that you and your husband enjoyed your stay with us and I encourage you to come back when our restaurant is open to find out what all the good reviews are about! We specialize in true farm-to-table dining, as we source the majority...

Sandy Springs, United States
Reviewed January 2, 2017

My wife and I spent a couple's weekend away here back in September 2016. Loved the place - quiet and private - but not lonely as there were other folks around. I recently saw this place listed as one of the top 10 getaways for couples close to Atlanta. I would highly recommend this place and we intend to visit...

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I am glad to hear that you and your wife got to spend some quality time together in our historic inn. We look forward to serving you in the future!

Reviewed January 1, 2017

Lake Rabun Hotel is way over priced for the small rooms, tiny bathrooms, paper thin walls, no TV in rooms, poor heating and the many stairs without an elevator. However the staff is very friendly, the lobby is nicely decorated and the breakfast is ok.

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

I apologize that our rustic lodge built in 1922 did not meet your expectations. I am glad that you found our staff to be friendly and our decorations pleasing, and I hope that you will give us another chance. As our website indicates, there are no phones or TV's in the rooms for a reason....we want you to spend quality...

Ball Ground, Georgia
Reviewed December 29, 2016

My husband surprised me by treating me to the Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant. We enjoyed a cheese platter with a bottle of wine on one of their decks. It was quiet, lovely and we had a marvelous afternoon. "Meow" the cat joined us for awhile as well. At dinner in the restaurant, I gobbled up my fish special and...

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JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with your loved one at our unique little getaway. We wish you a Happy New Year! Hope to see you again soon!

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant
Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant celebrated its 90th birthday in 2012. It's the last surviving mountain lodge on a lake in Georgia. Because it has stayed true to the look and the feeling of another, perhaps more peaceful, time, it's been called both a regional and a national treasure. For decades generations have enjoyed the beauty of the lake and mountains. Carefully restored by preservationists in 2008 to maintain its ancestral charm, it features gardens of native plants, rock pillars and walkways, locust log decks, and balconies with views of Lake Rabun and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains. Lake Rabun is one of the most beautiful lakes in the mountains of North Georgia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant

Address: 35 Andrea Ln, Lakemont, GA 30552-2115
Location: United States > Georgia > Lakemont
Price Range: $131 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Don't look any further for 5 star lodging at a rustic hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles S4778DRrond, 1 week ago | Read review
“Go somewhere else..a hotel with a pool/whirlpool and spend the extra money on a nice meal for dinner.”
 of 5 bubbles conniev621, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Look online at their website as each room has it's own name and decor.”
 of 5 bubbles 80stanleyd, Jan 2, 2017 | Read review
“Don't book the Moonshine Room”
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“They have recently renovated and added more rooms. The cabins also looked wonderful.”
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