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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We spent two nights in the new third floor Witham Point Room. It is larger than the other rooms, but has one serious drawback: the bathroom door is a sliding barn door that offers no privacy at all for a person using the bathroom. None. So if you are bit modest about such things ask for a different room. The...

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

Thank you for your kind words about our service. I apologize for the negatives of your experience and would love to offer explanation concerning some of the details. First, Chloe the Cat has been our guest relations ambassador since 2008, and has never harmed one guest, except that she sheds a little. We clean the area daily, but can't monitor...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Marvellous three night stay in the Innkeeper's Cottage, nearby, but separate from, the hotel with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a comfortable living room, kitchen and a proper log cabin rustic porch. Hotel facilities are included with a hearty complimentary breakfast, cleaning service and the opportunity to dine in its first class restaurant, which was superb. Beautiful, just how we imagined...

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

Thank you for such a glowing review. I am glad that you were able to experience the cottage, our Farm-to-Table restaurant, and beautiful Lake Rabun. We enjoyed serving you and your guests and hope you plan to come visit us again soon!

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Spent two days here as part of our travel along the mountains to see the leaves changing. Rooms were quaint & staff very helpful. No TV, so bring a good book. WiFi readily available. Had dinner here one night ( Wednesday) as it was not available on a Tuesday, where we ate in Clayton. Food was excellent & true farm...

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

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope that your mountain journey was filled with the color you were seeking! Please plan to come see us again soon!

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Tonight I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Lake Rabun Restaurant and Hotel, on the candle lite rustic porch surrounded by trees, and near Lake Burton in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The restaurant is cozy, romantic, charming and most of all the food is outstanding, fine wines and wonderful personal service. The local vegetables were prepared in unusual-delicious ways. My...

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

Thank you so much for your kind review. I am happy that you and your friend enjoyed your dining experience. Please come back anytime to check out the hotel, but first I recommend you visit our website to see pictures of our new rooms!

Reviewed 6 October 2016

I loved everything about this place, and I appreciate your kindness and assistance as my daughter was not feeling well... The piano, games, books (especially about the history of the area) and albums in the lobby area were delightful. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. Hope to come back with my husband ASAP!

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

I am happy that you "loved everything" about our special hotel and I hope that your daughter is feeling better! We look forward to seeing you and your husband soon!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

No lake view from anywhere in the hotel as was claimed when we booked, unless you carry a big stepladder onto the roof to see past the road, over the house across the road and the trees. I notice the website has recently at least removed that direct claim, in response to other tripadvisor reviews and now merely infers it...

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

I apologize that our rustic hotel did not meet your expectations. I am glad to hear that my staff upgraded your room when you alerted us that you weren't happy. We do everything we can to ensure you and your guests have a wonderful experience. Since I do not think it is fair to our business or to future guests...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My wife and I spent a 2 day getaway here. An easy drive from our home in Atlanta. The hotel has been beautifully restored and has a rustic charm. It was exactly what we were looking for. The second floor rooms are original to the hotel and smaller. The 2 second floor rooms closest to the front of the hotel...

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

We couldn't have asked for a more wonderful review. I am so glad that you enjoyed our rustic, boutique hotel, our food, and our service, and we look forward to serving you in the future!

Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2016

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...

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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!!!

Reviewed 23 September 2016

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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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.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 September 2016 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...

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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...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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
Region: United States > Georgia > Lakemont
Price Range: RM580 - RM832 (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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“The third floor rooms have individual temperature controls. But all rooms are unique.”
 of 5 bubbles josephk942, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Tell staff what you are looking for, they'll help you choose.”
 of 5 bubbles stephen1160, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't look any further for 5 star lodging at a rustic hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles S4778DRrond, 16 Feb 2017 | 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, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Look online at their website as each room has it's own name and decor.”
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