Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast

Stay and relax above the clouds at 1,800 feet above sea level


Stay and relax above the clouds at 1,800 feet above sea level

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outdoor pool
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Chanticleer Inn Room 12
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The Basics


Our European atmosphere on two acres of gardens makes Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast the ideal place to relax and explore nature at 1,800 feet above sea level. Located 10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, within a short 1 minute walk to Rock City, and within minutes of all other major attractions of Lookout Mountain and Chattanooga. Stay and relax above the clouds!

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Smoke-Free
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Fireplaces
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Jetted Tubs Avail.

In the Know

  • Hike to Sunset Rock on Historic Lookout Mountain

  • View the permanent collection at the Hunter Museum

  • Sample spirits on a Chattanooga whiskey tour
  • Take in live music at Songbirds

Stay for the Story

Stay above the clouds at The Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast perched atop Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee & just next door to Rock City. Built in 1927, Chanticleer’s 17 cozy cottages blend European style with Southern hospitality.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Southern food redefined at Cafe on the Corner

Mouth watering steaks at Canyon Grill
Riverfront dining at the Boathouse Rotisserie and Raw Bar

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit Rock City, a true marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with over 400 native plant species, and stunning views

Enjoy an underground cave adventure on your way to Ruby Falls

Experience canyons, cliffs and caves at Cloudland Canyon

Guest Reviews

Staying at the Chanticleer Inn was my first experience at a bed and breakfast and it did not disappoint! My husband and I were so impressed with the whole experience! Our room was clean, cozy, and peaceful. The breakfast was so wonderful and elegantly served. We also really enjoyed the fire pit, the friendly, helpful staff, and the delicious afternoon snacks. The stone architecture of the buildings truly make...See More

- Bethne Cowen

My husband and I came here almost 57 years ago for our honeymoon and then again for our 25th wedding anniversary. We had to drive from Indianapolis to Orlando and decided to stop again. It is still as special and beautiful a place as before. Olivia was a wonderful hostess when we arrived to make us feel welcome. Snacks abundantly offered for the afternoon and wonderful breakfast in the...See More

- Ruth Van Reken

Superb in every detail!! I love this wonderful hideaway quite cozy clean comfortable 2 queen bed room and the absolutely marvelous breakfast ???? ever ❤️. The staff are so kind. You can take a stroll to Rock City and it'll only take about 5 minutes. It's lovely ????. You just have to be there to know because one cannot describe adequately how peaceful and charming the historic Chanticleer Inn...See More

- Susie Williams

Iconic and excellent. Charming heart warming. This place is old and if the floor creeks is your bungalow walk slow. Lol. It's the best rest I've ever had. The TV was in need of an upgrade, but honestly your not there to watch TV. The breakfast was made to order with fruits breads jams and drinks while they prepare the dish. We didn't use all the amenities they are...See More

- Wayne Monday

My husband and I stayed here for our 5th Wedding Anniversary. The room was spacious, clean, and cozy. The property is wonderful. And the staff is friendly. We will definitely return.

- Lindy Keener

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 20

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings, Featherbeds

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: No

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Afternoon Tea/Refreshments, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Ceremonies

Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains, Rural, Suburban