Barnsley Resort - Adairsville
Gorgeous gardens and pristine pathways wind through the Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, where you can sleep in an estate cottage. Described as “like a 19th century European village”, the Barnsley has been named a favorite romantic getaway for couples. The namesake of Godfrey Barnsley began construction on his Italianate villa in the 1840s in the north Georgia foothills, according to the hotel’s website, on land that had once been inhabited by the Cherokee Native Americans.
Maison LaVigne - Hapeville
Maison LaVigne is a gourmet bed and breakfast in the historic town of Hapeville, 7 miles from downtown Atlanta and even closer to Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. The country garden that greets each visitor could be straight from Provence. The service at Maison LaVigne is exceptional in style and features three deluxe accommodations, with a hot gourmet breakfast prepared for you each morning at the time and place you wish. Take culinary lessons or enjoy high tea, the proper way.
The Highland Inn - Atlanta
Established in 1927, the historic Highland Inn is located less than 2 miles from downtown Atlanta in the pedestrian-friendly Poncey Highlands area. It’s a quaint hotel located in the middle of one of the trendiest and most lively neighborhoods in Atlanta.
The Glenn Hotel - Atlanta
The story goes like this: When General Tecumseh Shermanis marched on Atlanta, the house on that site (owned then by Major Hamilton Goode of the Confederate Army) was spared. Hence, its historic notation in Atlanta. The building that’s now the Glenn Hotel was built in 1923, named after a prominent attorney and Atlanta’s 31st mayor.
The Hostel in the Forest - Brunswick
The Hostel in the Forest has operated as an international youth hostel for 35 years. Apparently, the hostel is world-renowned for the geodesic domes and nine tree houses, which were built and have been sustained entirely by volunteers. Hundreds of loving hands have gone into making the hostel what it is today, a fact evident as soon as one steps on the property. It sits on 133 acres of forest and wetlands. The hostel is located short distances from the famous “Golden Isles” of St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island.
Artmore Hotel - Atlanta
Escape downtown for midtown Atlanta at the Artmore Hotel. The building was constructed in 1924 and has gone through an extensive renovation to keep it sharp and snappy with a Spanish-Mediterranean feel. The hotel is in the middle of the city’s Cultural Arts District, giving way to plenty to see and experience.
Conestoga Camping at Rock Ranch
Sit around a roaring campfire, roast marshmallows and rediscover the magic of a country night sky.
Enjoy an uncommon camping experience while creating memories. Many families, youth groups and birthday groups have enjoyed a true pioneer experience in these Conestoga wagons. The Rock Ranch is centrally located near Atlanta, McDonough, Macon, Columbus and Lagrange.
Stonehurst Place - Atlanta
The six rooms and suites have a modern and chic flair, balanced by elegant decoration and walls filled with museum-quality art from the interior designer owner’s personal collection. Stonehurst offers landscaped gardens, a dramatic front parlor with a grand piano and the relaxing sleeping porch – each a setting to soothe the soul.
Kehoe House - Savannah
Experience the true spirit of Savannah at the Kehoe House near historic Columbia Square. The bed and breakfast is located at the center of Savannah history and surrounded by the spirit of the nation’s largest historic landmark district. Kehoe House is world-renowned for its service, style and location, and is within comfortable walking distance of the Savannah Harbor.
Château Élan - Braselton
Château Élan is north Atlanta’s premier meeting destination that offers championship golf, a full-production winery, European health spa and world-class amenities. From the moment you drive through the gates of Château Élan until the moment you leave, experience the beauty of a French countryside. Within the sweeping panorama of the North Georgia foothills, just 40 minutes from Atlanta, Château Élan began with the planting of vineyards in 1981. Join the winery this Halloween for a superhero-and-villain-themed murder-mystery dinner.
Cedar House and Yurts - Dahlonega
For adventurous, outdoor-loving guests, a yurt provides a nature-friendly lodging alternative. Yurts are canvas tent-like structures that sit on a wooden deck. Enjoy a full breakfast in the morning, use of all common areas and afternoon refreshments. Yurt guests enjoy a full vegetarian breakfast in the inn each morning and typically eat lunch and dinner out in one of the area’s many restaurants.
Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge - Dawsonville
Guests at the Amicalola Falls Lodge are inspired and refreshed when they stay at the lodge, which is just steps away from the 720-foot-tall Amicalola Falls, the highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi. Plus, the Appalachian Trail Approach Trail, which passes just a few hundred yards from the lodge, leads from the property to Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The lodge’s prized location makes it a favorite for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking to discover the striking beauty of the North Georgia Mountains in all its four glorious seasons.
Mileybright Farmhouse - Decatur
Experience Southern hospitality with a warm welcome at Mileybright Farmhouse bed and breakfast. Built in 1900, the house is a family home, extending accommodations to travelers from near and far. Make yourself at home by settling in on the comfortable veranda, overlooking lovely gardens.
Partridge Inn - Augusta
Since 1909, The Partridge Inn has played host to local and out-of-town guests from every walk of life. The Partridge Inn staff prides itself on carrying the tradition of true Southern hospitality for over five generations of travelers and local guests. In the past 100 years, over 1.5 million guests have crossed its doors and enjoyed its hospitality.
1790 Inn - Savannah
Nestled among its tree-covered squares, Savannah is blessed with antebellum architectural treasures. Named for the year it was constructed,1790 Inn has been in service for over a 100 years.
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Whether you’re up for a sophisticated murder-mystery dinner in a 200-year-old mansion or crave a vegetarian breakfast outdoors in a Georgia forest, you need to consider these 15 unique Georgia hotels (and yurts, and bed and breakfasts and Conestoga wagons).
Across the Peach State, the Southern hospitality permeates. So take in the beauty of the 720-foot waterfalls, steps away from the Amicalola Falls Lodge in Dawsonville or toast a wine glass at the Château Élan in Braselton. Fall in love with the quaint, the grand and the unique places to stay across Georgia.