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Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast

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156 Taylor's Chapel Road, Rabun Gap, GA 30568
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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is ideal for those liking waterfalls, good hospitality (Linda and Mike couldn't have been nicer), an opportunity to see a working grist mill (that dates to 1840!) (and sample its output), and have a tasty breakfast (ours was fruit, scones, and waffles). This may have been one of the better B&B's we've visited over the years. Our room... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Sylvan Falls Mill is just a delightful B&B in the N Ga mountains. We stayed for a couple of nights in this quaint, delightful B&B complete with a working grist mill. Comfortable rooms and delicious breakfasts served on a screened porch overlooking the waterfall and old working water wheel make for a unique experience. Linda and Mike are great hosts!

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Hendersonville, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Having been to many B&B's, Sylvan Falls Mill was a not quite what I had expected from the website. The location with grist mill and waterfall was pretty. Linda and Mike were kind hosts who were managing everything without outside help. Breakfast was served on Limoges china. The property/house needed maintenance and serious cleaning. Our waterfall room smelled of mildew... More 

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sylvanlinda, Owner at Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful and precise review. Being as our location is on a waterfall in a rain forest we always battle moisture in our rooms. We strive to keep clean and fresh and will work harder to improve our future guest experiences. We did see that you enjoyed the area and other locations in our county... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Went to North GA for a friends birthday Left and were so welcomed by Linda. Our dog is blind ( genetic ) and abandoned ( PTSD) and were greeted by Linda. Nthing was in issue. And for a lovely extra bonus--yesh, the Best Breakfast ( crepes with chocolate and bananas/ fresh peaches en crepe !!)

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We just had a very nice stay at Sylvan Falls Mill. Linda and Mike are wonderful hosts and we had absolutely no complaints. Linda welcomed us warmly upon our arrival and made sure we were settled in nicely. The room was clean, quiet, and had everything we needed. The bathroom was clean and a nice size for such an old... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Spent this past weekend in the Rabun Gap GA area. Stayed at the Sylvan Falls Mill B&B. This B&B is very unique and is a hidden gem in the GA mountains. The sound of the waterfall is very relaxing. Food was excellent, very friendly atmosphere. Highly Recommend!

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sylvanlinda, Owner at Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review. Your kindness is why we are here. Sharing the beauty of the area and making connections with such amazing people fills us with gratitude. More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My friend and I were looking for a last-minute memorial day weekend place to stay for a hiking trip in the North Georgia mountains near Black Rock Mountain State Park. The number of challenging hikes, rewarding vistas, and stunning waterfalls in this area of Georgia was the primary draw, and is without doubt worth a visit for nature lovers in... More 

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sylvanlinda, Owner at Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We really enjoyed meeting you both last weekend and hope your hiking was fun when you left. have a great Summer! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had planned on staying just one night but we loved the property and the hospitality of Linda and Mike so much that we canceled our plans and stayed another night. It is a historic property with an old world charm to it and a collection of hard-to-find artifacts. The breakfast was simply amazing especially all the baked goods. They... More 

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Norcross, Georgia
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nestled just a few miles from the city is a romantic valley with a working grist mill. The Waterfall Room sits about 30' from the waterfall. We woke to a wonderful breakfast with choice of coffees, fresh juices, crepes, and fruit. There was a fire in an earthen pot in the breakfast room which provided a beautiful view of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Amazing gift! We spent the weekend at this historic bed and breakfast and loved every minute of it! Linda and Mike are fantastic, warm hosts. She even let us borrow her car and check out late when our car broke down. Their breakfasts are absolutely delicious and are enjoyed on a porch overlooking the falls. The mill is still in... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historic Sylvan Falls Mill, located in the scenic mountains of north east Georgia, is celebrating its 175th year of operation. It is unique among other gristmills, in that it is located below a 100-foot cascading waterfall, and the mill is powered by a 27-foot water wheel, which is one of the largest in the United States. Mike and Linda Johnson have operated the Bed and Breakfast since 2001 and have enjoyed sharing the natural beauty of the property with guests from all over the world. The four beautifully appointed guest rooms feature queen size beds, private baths, refrigerators, and WIFI. Breakfasts are served on the screen porch overlooking the falls and feature organic, local and seasonal fare. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast

Address: 156 Taylor's Chapel Road, Rabun Gap, GA 30568
Location: United States > Georgia > Rabun Gap
Price Range: $143 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Historic Sylvan Falls Mill Bed and Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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