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Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cozy rooms with no TV. Enjoyed our quiet stay with coffee and resident cat Chloe on the porch in the morning. Breakfast was included and was very good. Restaurant was only open Wednesday through Sunday evening when we were there so we ate there one night on the open porch, great staff and food. Close to some beautiful falls, went... More 

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

Thank you for coming to stay with us, and we are happy that you enjoyed our hotel and restaurant, and that you had an opportunity to enjoy what Clayton and Helen have to offer! Ms. Chloe says "thank you" as well!!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent the week-end to celebrate our 9th anniversary. The staff and accommodations were exceptional the food exceeded our expectations. Very rustic but modern upgrades gave us the home away from home. Thank you for an enjoyable weekend.

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

We are glad that you enjoyed your anniversary stay with us and hope you make it an annual tradition! We, the staff, work hard to bring you the best service and food possible, and are more than happy that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is incredibly nice. The small rooms are very small. We had to change rooms. We stayed in the Cherokee Room. The larger rooms on the top level have their own thermostat. The rooms on the 2nd floor do not. Our room was nice. But my husband had a hard time with their being no TV. Ultimately we liked... More 

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

Thank you so much for coming to stay and celebrate your anniversary with us. Since our 1922 lodge was a bit more rustic than you had planned, I am glad we were able to upgrade you to one of our new, more private rooms. I am also glad that you enjoyed our restaurant and bar! I hope to see you... More 

Lawrenceville, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A mountain lake Inn the OLD fashion way. Has a cozy rustic homey feeling. Not pristine but well kept and welcoming. Loved the time we spent there. We rented a boat, hiked to waterfalls and enjoyed the winding roads with scenery you will find nowhere else. Will do it again!

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Thank davidthejeweler7
JoshA4946, General Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so happy that you chose our unique inn as a place to relax and from which to explore the beautiful Lake Rabun community. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you in the future! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated her birthday recently with a weekend getaway at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant. The weekend exceeded our expectations in every way; the hotel is as charming yet rustic as advertised, our room (The Andreae) was comfortable and cozy, and perhaps most importantly, the staff was extremely gracious and accommodating. Oh, and the food was world-class.... More 

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review, and I am more than excited that we exceeded your expectations. My staff and I take pride in our role as stewards of the Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant and enjoy seeing our guests experience our Farm-To-Table restaurant and rustic-elegant lodging. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In search of good wine and cooler temperatures we drove up into the N. Ga. mountains. We found gold in the Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant. We stayed in the newly finished Cherokee Room. It was quaint and comfy! Had drinks under the pavilion overlooking the lake then a superb grouper dish for dinner in the restaurant. SEC Football played... More 

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

We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are blessed to have one of the most unique venues and a wonderful staff that enjoy making your stay memorable. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Georgia
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a few days to celebrate my husbands 60th birthday. I've seen previous reviews and was anxious to see what all the hubbub was all about. We stayed in one of the newer upper floor rooms, and were so pleased with how the owner kept the integrity of the rustic motif while making you feel as if you... More 

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

Thank you for your kind words, and we hope that you will celebrate many more birthdays with us! And yes, Jenna is a true treasure!! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I made an online reservation on August 9, 2016, for a November 6 arrival. Shortly after I made the reservation, the hotel emailed me to inform me that the restaurant would be closed for all but the last day of our stay. I replied to cancel the reservation and requested waiver of the $25 cancellation fee since I cancelled within... More 

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Jenna T, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are very clear about our policies and state those polices not only on our website, but over the phone verbally as well as in a written email sent to the guests. We are not entirely sure how clearer we can make these policies to our guests when they either call us on the phone to book a reservation or... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you want old country charm this is the place. As soon as you walk in you feel as though it could be back in the day!! Even the old wood floors are uneven & you may find a cat resting comfortably on an old loveseat. Be sure to stop at the bar before dinner. Derek is an awesome bartender!... More 

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Jenna T, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you have described the exact ambiance that we are trying to create for our guests. It was such a pleasure to host you both. I will pass your compliments on to Derek as well as our Executive Chef, Zac Chapman. It works hard to carry on the farm-to-table tradition that everyone expects from the Lake... More 

atlanta
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61 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Fascinating as well as charming. Lake Rabun Hotel was initially a hunting lodge for the old money of Atlanta, as was the whole lake itself a haven for Atlanta's monied folks. It is intriguing to realize how modest tastes were even amongst the rich. The hotel has added en suite baths (yes folks, back then even the rich shared bathrooms)... More 

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Jenna T, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

You were such a joy to get to know. Thank you so much for your patronage and taking the time to right such a wonderful review. You absolutely nailed the atmosphere that we try to create for our guests: the ability to "unplug" from the modern day distractions. We hope to see you in the very near future! More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $154 - $322 (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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