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Essex, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My stay began with a reservation snafu, no record of it although I had an email confirmation. After some work on the part of the staff, they were able to get me into a room in the lodge the first night but I had to move to a cabin the second night. The cabin was actually very nice, but I'd...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family reunion and everyone stayed in the cabins and my husband and I stayed 2 nights in the Lodge. Except for some Ac/heating issue in Cabin 9, the cabins are great! Lots of room for people to hang out (couch is comfy though chairs not so much). Kitchen had almost everything we needed, the bathrooms were renovated....

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jacksonville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The renovated lodge was very comfortable and service was excellent. The rooms are nicely done with beautiful views of the mountains. The entry was delightful with doors that automatically opened outward to welcome you inside, while a gas fireplace warmed you up. The bathrooms were large with double sinks, makeup mirror, towel hooks and big, fluffy, absorbent towels. And the...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, I visited Amicalola Falls and Lodge, Dawsonville, GA, USA. The falls is the highest falls in the US east of the Mississippi. Located in the mountains near the end of the Appalachian trail, one is able to see the beautiful colors of fall if they go in the autumn when the season changes. There are trails for hiking, biking...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to the Amicalola Falls Lodge to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday. We were a little put off by the exorbitant rates but felt it would be worth it. First of all, the staff couldn't be nicer. The turn offs consisted of limited television channels, a toilet that sounded like a rocket ship when flushing, poor lighting in bathroom,...

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Dawsonville, Georgia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at the Lodge. Overall very pleased with the stay. Room was very clean and much nicer than I expected. Amenities include lighted makeup mirror, nice toiletries, iron and ironing board, nice size area to hang clothes, flat screen TV, and our room had a mini square fridge. Not sure if this is new - I noticed a...

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed here a few years back and noted then that the place needed updates. We were happy to see that the place has had some updates and you now get a well decorated hotel for the somewhat steep price you pay. Only other update I would like to see would be a fridge and a microwave, other than those...

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Second visit in last thirty days. Sunrise view from 3rd floor room beautiful. Room confortable. The grounds are peaceful to walk at night. Wine on the woods swing relaxing and quite. Miss the lights on path that were there when the Lodge first opened. The personel are wonderful. They go the extra mile. Down side the buffet. Eat in Dahlonega.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a beautiful place to visit. Staff was friendly and helpful. Our older kids did the zip-line and loved it. Lobby was comfortable and the view was incredible. We had a loft room on the 4th floor. Perfect room for families with kids. Only negative would be no refrigerator in the rooms. We were prepared for this as we...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was a last minute stay after my other plans fell through. I tried to book online, but there was no availability. However, when I called the lodge inquiring of any availability, the gentleman was really nice and so helpful. The lodge was almost full, but he was able to get me a king room for 2 nights. The lodge...

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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: $149 - $335 (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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Also Known As:
Amicalola Falls State Park And Lodge
Amicalola Falls State Park Hotel Dawsonville
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“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
“Ground floor rooms have a walk out patio.”
 of 5 bubbles GaTraveler7011, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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