Snow Bear Chalets is a collection of three magical luxury…
Starting at $500 per chalet per night
Lake Rabun, Rabun County, Georgia, United States
Starting at $200 per room per night
Experience the true sights, sounds, and flavors of the North Georgia Mountains at the Historic Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant, operating since 1922. You’ll find a place for romance, a wedding venue or corporate retreat, relaxation, adventure, and an opportunity to experience what really matters with your loved ones, family, friends and colleagues. Across the street from the hotel is Lake Rabun, a most beautiful lake that offers boating, fishing, swimming opportunities.
Unique Features: Most appealing is the opportunity to be immersed in nature without the intrusion of phones and TVs. These you won’t find in the rooms. Both the parlor and bar are available for those who wish to watch TV and wireless internet is available throughout the hotel.
Accommodations: Experience this restored, historic Boutique Hotel with modern amenities and rustic charm in the North Georgia Mountains. Each room in the hotel features private baths and plush, downy queen and king-sized beds that welcome sweet dreams. The woodsy accommodations have memorable rustic charm. There are 13 rooms available in the main hotel, plus a separate 2 bedroom, 2 bath Innkeeper’s Cottage. They also offer 5 cottages at the Lake Rabun Fish Camp located one mile from the hotel.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Innkeeper’s Cottage. Constructed of cedar board and batten, this cottage was built in the early 1900s and restored by the current owners. The open, spacious living room with a cathedral ceiling features an original stone fireplace. It flows into a fully equipped kitchen. Comfortable period antiques and primitives, oriental rugs, and local art create an upscale eclectic Blue Ridge Mountains atmosphere.
Dining: The Lake Rabun Hotel & Restaurant offers award-winning meals, craft cocktails and excellent wine choices. It’s a contemporary farm to table restaurant across the street from beautiful Lake Rabun, selected as a Top 10 Best Farm to Table Restaurant in Georgia. Guests enjoy dining in both the rustic dining room and the dramatic Locust Log and Tree Top decks surrounded by pines, old growth oaks, and hemlocks. The ambiance is casual and friendly.
Activities: The hotel is located across from Historic Hall’s Boat House Marina, where rental boats can be brought for your use on Lake Rabun. It’s only a few minutes from the public Lake Rabun Beach for swimming. Make reservations for boat rentals, fine dining, horseback riding, fly fishing, whitewater rafting, zip-lining, or golfing. There are many outstanding hiking and mountain biking trails nearby, including the famous Appalachian Trail and Bartram Trail.
Spa & Fitness: Enjoy a relaxing single or couples’ massage in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. All spa services are custom designed for you. The team of massage therapists are experienced in a variety of techniques and disciplines to meet your individual needs, from clinical therapy to simple relaxation.
Location: Lake Rabun is one of the most beautiful lakes in the mountains of North Georgia. It sparkles and gleams and is one of the most coveted spots in the Southeast. The area is full of forests, streams, cascading rivers, waterfalls, quiet coves, and majestic mountains.
Closest Airport: Major airports near Lakemont, Georgia: 72 miles to Athens-Ben Epps Airport (AHN / KAHN), 106 miles to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL / KAVL), 106 miles to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP / KGSP), 111 miles to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL / KATL).
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: Yes. They do have pet friendly fish camp cottages 1,2, and 3.
Weddings: Yes. They have a variety of exciting and beautiful sites to choose from to accommodate your wedding size and budget. The largest Georgia mountain wedding venue is one of spacious mountain elegance. It’s nestled in a tranquil, private forest surrounded by breathtaking views. This new facility, offers an architecturally beautiful mountain lodge with touches of expert craftsmanship apparent throughout.
Meetings: Yes. Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant offers the perfect North Georgia Mountain venue for your group to relax, recharge, and refocus on what matters to you. Single-Occupancy lodging is available for up to 25 guests and Double-Occupancy lodging is available for up to 50 guests. For your retreat, they offer all-day beverage and snack service, lunch, and dinner.
Extra Info: The relaxed atmosphere in the hotel allows guests to do as much or as little as they like. There’s a baby grand piano that talented guests are encouraged to play. There are board games, a cozy bar, and fine dining. The hotel has consistently earned a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for both lodging and dining.