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Hiawassee, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here a couple of years ago before the renovations and it is like a brand new hotel. The interior now matches the gorgeous views on the outside. I strongly recommend the junior suite--Spacious with a private patio or balcony.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the lovely warm atmosphere at the lodge. It looks like it has been renovated fairly recently so the rooms were very comfortable and well appointed. The views on a clear day are fabulous and there is plenty of outdoor seating or on a cool day a couple of open fires where you can sit, have...

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South Freeport, Maine
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Facilitated a management retreat for 3 days and two nights. Although I was working, I had a chance to fully appreciate Amicalola Falls Lodge. Beautiful view overlooking mountain range. Lot of fun sampling the southern-style buffet lunches and dinners. Comfortable rooms compare well to any mid-range chain hotel room. Relaxing atmosphere throughout the complex. Life is good when you are...

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

How wonderful it is to hear that you enjoyed your conference with us. We truly enjoyed having your group join us for a few days and most certainly hope you will visit with us again very soon. Thanks again for being our guest. Joe Jon Bryant General Manager Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Road Dawsonville,...

Buford, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went another couple celebrating their 10th. They got married here 10 yrs ago,so got the same room they had. Their room was wonderful and ours was very nice. The views were great. The staff was accommodating. The buffet breakfast was as good as you should probably expect a buffet to be.

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a few moments to share your review! Happy anniversary! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us during this awesome time. I look forward to sharing your comments with our entire team! Please come and see us again very soon! Joe Jon Bryant General Manager Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge 418...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we droveup the rather steep incline road to the lodge in the waning afternoon, we could see the lodge reflecting pale light. We made it into the lobby just in time to see the sun go down reflecting the glorious pinks and oranges across the valley below. It was stunning! Our room was of a rustic design but there...

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge! We appreciate your feedback concerning your recent visit and your sharing the positive experiences you had during your stay! We seek to provide an excellent experience with every stay and I look forward to sharing these comments with my entire team! We hope to see...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this little gem on Travelzoo and what a great mini vacation did we have. The location is great for hiking down the Amicalola Falls. The hotel was clean, the beds were comfortable and the service was great. The only thing the rooms were lacking was a mini fridges as the dining options at the hotel were very limited...

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate your sharing your experience while staying with us recently. We are certainly exploring a variety of options with the concerns you have mentioned and are looking to improve every day! We look forward to having you back with us in our cabins and believe you will love the rustic but comfortable feel they offer. Please hurry back! Joe...

Florida
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We were visiting the Falls and decided to eat at the Lodge and were very pleased with the quality and quantity of food we each had. The surrounding were beautiful with all the Christmas decorations and an impressive Christmas tree in front of the fireplace, very magical to the children.

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge as your travel destination. We appreciate your feedback concerning your recent visit and your sharing the positive experiences you had while staying with us! Christmas is a wonderful time of year here at the lodge! We seek to provide an excellent experience with every stay and I look forward to...

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We seniors who have been married 52 years enjoy going to local places and acting like tourists. This was a fantastic place for a nice staycation! We got a deal for half price on the executive suite and had a really good time. We were pleasantly greeted by friendly staff and had to wait a few minutes because we arrived...

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

How great it was to have you with us and to read that you had such a nice time during your stay! I look forward to sharing your kind comments with our team! Please hurry back to see us. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! Joe Jon Bryant General Manager Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge 418...

Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

For New Years Eve decided to return to lodge and a celebration party. Room, staff, and celebration were outstanding. Celebration included appetizers, cash bar, dinner, dancing and champagne at midnight. Then a short walk to bed. View from room windows wonderful. Offered at a discount, when we checked out the total cost was 20% higher than expected with no explanation....

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge as your travel destination. We appreciate your feedback concerning your recent visit and your sharing the positive experiences you had while staying with us! We seek to provide an excellent experience with every stay and I look forward to sharing these comments with my entire team! We hope to see...

Macon, Georgia
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is our third stay at the park. Our first two stays were in cabins and this time in the lodge. The lodge is beautiful with a magnificent view and nice standard rooms. A good value for the price. Even though it was a little cold and windy in December, we spent most of our stay walking the various trails...

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JBryantAFSP, General Manager at Amicalola Falls Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of our park and lodge! I appreciate your kind comments about our lodge and the amazing views! I will certainly share your comments concerning your experience with room cleanliness with our housekeeping team as they take the cleanliness of the lodge very seriously. I'll also share your experience with the restaurant with our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High in the North Georgia Mountains is Amicalola Falls State Park home of Amicalola Falls Lodge. Named after the Cherokee word for “tumbling waters” Amicalola Falls is one of the most popular state parks in Georgia. The park’s namesake is the 729-foot falls: the highest cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River. The park is also the start of the 8-mile approach trail to Springer Mountain, the southern end of the 2,150-mile Appalachian Trail. The Lodge was built in 1990 by the State of Georgia, with 56 guestrooms in the main lodge and 14 cabins along with a gift shop, meeting space and a mountain view restaurant. The lodge rooms vary from standard hotel rooms with 2 double beds, loft suites that can sleep 6, to king bed suites with private balconies. The Lodge also is home to The Maple Restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The Lodge rests on 829 acres with on-site activities that include stream or pond fishing, as well as more than twelve miles of hiking trails, several centering on viewing the spectacular 729-foot waterfall. Amicalola Falls Lodge features more than 4,000 square feet of meeting space that can host groups and social events consisting of up to 150 people in traditional meeting spaces as well as a unique outdoor veranda setting. The Lodge’s spectacular view, peaceful setting, and exceptional service make it a destination not to be missed while in the North Georgia Mountains. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amicalola Falls Lodge

Address: 418 Amicalola Falls Lodge Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534
Region: United States > Georgia > Dawsonville
Price Range: $125 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Amicalola Falls Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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Amicalola Falls State Park Hotel Dawsonville
Amicalola Falls State Park And Lodge
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“The staff recommends rooms with views.”
 of 5 bubbles 276jeanninef, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wear rugged clothes. You're in the mountains.”
  • Mountain view from the lodge
 of 5 bubbles DuWayneM, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Bring a cooler with bottle waters and snacks and you beverage of choice to enjoy the sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles CPhillips-Clan, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get a mountain view room. It is worth the upcharge.”
  • Gorgeous view from my room, 4th floor.
 of 5 bubbles 8carrieh, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best views overlook the mtns. and the valley...”
 of 5 bubbles 845patrickk, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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