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Price range: $16,900 - $21,050 Price range: $16,900 - $21,050
Couples usually spend $18,950 Couples usually spend $18,950
Reception
$3,000 starting price
Ceremony
$3,000 starting price
Bar service
$38 per person
Reception
$2,000 starting price
Ceremony
$2,000 starting price
Bar service
$38 per person
These prices are available for the months of April through November. These prices are available for the months of December through March.

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Guests comfort
Amenities

About

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The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is a historic inn and wedding venue located in Lakemont, Georgia. Nestled in the Blue Bridge Mountains across the street from beautiful Lake Rabun, this inn provides a natural setting to relax and enjoy a true mountain experience. With unique mountain lodge architecture and a rustic ambiance, The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is a magical setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity

Our gorgeous wedding venue, Forest Lodge, has two covered, open-air decks, floor to ceiling wood-burning fireplace outside, and a cozy indoor gas fireplace for continual ambiance. We have a full indoor/outdoor bar, two restrooms, a waterfall at the entrance, a beautifully appointed lobby space that opens up to the deck, and more!

Services Offered

The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Our expert event specialists can help guide you along the wedding process and recommend everything from wedding planners to ministers and musicians. For couples who wish to elope, we offer an elopement package that includes a discounted stay at the inn. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Setup and cleanup
  • In-house bar services
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet-friendly
  • Wireless Internet

Cuisine

The award-winning restaurant at The Lake Rabun Hotel offers breakfast, brunch and dinner served in their dining room or on a scenic deck under a canopy of pines and was named one of the Top Ten Restaurants in Georgia by Open Table.

Other Services

The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, we can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, showers, and rehearsal dinners. We are also available to host corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions.

Location

The Lake Rabun Hotel is located in the small arts village of Lakemont, Georgia, near the town of Clayton and less than two hours from Atlanta. We are across the street from Lake Rabun and nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Nearby waterfalls include Minnehaha Falls, Tallulah Falls, and other nearby natural recreation, including the Tallulah Gorge, rivers, and the legendary Appalachian Trail. Minutes away is whitewater rafting down the Chattooga, fly fishing, horseback riding, zip lining, and boating.

  • Woman-owned
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$38

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

House Beer
House Wine

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

20

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Hotel
Inn/B&B
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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Barrie M. Sent on 10/17/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Venue!

Lake Rabun hotel was incredible! They took care of everything and even gave suggestions for other local vendors. Josh made sure everything went according to schedule and the food they provided was delicious! Everyone loved it, I would highly recommend!
Tina
Tina W. Sent on 05/23/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue for our reception!

Our experience was wonderful! I would highly recommend The Lake Rabun Hotel to anyone who loves local farm to table dining, excellent service, and beautiful natural scenery. Our wedding was at Toccoa Falls and our reception was at the Lake Rabun Hotel. The manager, Josh, was awesome to work with and went above and beyond to make us feel special. Josh and Annie made our big day easy and stress free, they were easy to work with and did a fabulous job! We are so happy that we chose the Lake Rabun Hotel for our reception venue, they truly exceeded all of our expectations!
Brooke
Brooke Sent on 06/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect wedding day

We had a beautiful ceremony just outside the hotel on the stone steps and a delicious dinner on the porch after. Everything was perfect, my guests were impressed and Amy was fantastic to work with. She was super responsive and complied with all of my requests.
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Tyler Allen
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Hello! I am Tyler your Special Event & Wedding Specialist. Congratulations and thank you for considering Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant for the big day! I can't wait to show you what our beautiful venues have to offer. I have a passion for the details to curate your perfect day, fitting your unique vision (and budget).

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