Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2003

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Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast

Select Registry Member Since 2003

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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!

Things We Love

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Stay above the clouds on Lookout Mountain

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We are ideally located next to Rock City and all major attractions

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We have the best homemade buffet breakfast in town

At A Glance

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Electric Vehicle Charger
  • Swimming Pool
  • Smoke-Free Property
  • Green/Environmentally Friendly
  • Fireplaces in Some Guestrooms
  • Fireplace or Firepit Onsite
  • Jetted Tubs - Some Rooms

Best For

  • Mountain Retreat
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Romantic Retreat/Honeymoon Destination

In The Know

Here are a few things you can't miss when you visit...

  • 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
  • Walk the Walnut Street Pedestrian Bridge one of the world's longest


Stay above the clouds!

The Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast is located 10 minutes from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is above the clouds, at over 1800 feet above sea level. Built-in 1927, the inn has a distinctly European style with stone face wall Cottages that provide all the traditional ambiance of a European villa, whilst enjoying all the modern amenities of today. Stay in any of the 20 unique and beautifully appointed guest rooms that are nestled around over 2 acres of lush gardens.

The inn's courtyard, with a swimming pool, fire-pit, and Bocce court makes it the ideal place to relax. All rooms have a private bath, individual central heat, and air condition, cable, and DVD players with over 100 DVD movies to enjoy on the flat-screen TVs.  Free high-speed WIFI covers the entire property.  Most rooms feature a private patio,  fireplace, and/or whirlpool or steam shower.  There is a direct entrance from the parking area to each room.  We are highly rated as the #1 Bed and Breakfast in Georgia.

The Chanticleer Inn has added beautifully decorated Deluxe Suites in “The Cottage” with the flexibility of either one or two-bedroom suites.  The two-bedroom suites include over 1400 square feet with a living room, dining room, sunroom, full kitchen, and a large outdoor stone terrace with beautiful garden views.

The Inn is direct across from Rock City Gardens and two banquet facilities, all with spectacular views of the Chattanooga valley.  Ruby Falls, the Incline Railway, and Point Park are all within minutes from the Inn. Other activities include hiking trails, waterfalls, golf courses, restaurants, Hamilton Shopping mall, hang gliding, and many Chattanooga attractions.

This family-owned and operated bed and breakfast serves a full homemade breakfast each morning as well as homemade cookies and desserts every evening.  Bring a bottle of wine and join other guests at our fire pit on cool nights. Come and relax with us, we will make sure your stay is comfortable and memorable.

Stay above the clouds at The Chanticleer Inn Bed & Breakfast!!



Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Concierge Services

Food & Wine

Enjoy a Delicious Homemade Breakfast

Our bountiful breakfast is served each morning in our bright and cheerful dining room, sun room, or outside on our lovely mountain stone patio. Take in the beautiful views of the gardens or sit back and watch the many species of birds that call The Chanticleer Inn Bed and Breakfast home. Enjoy an array of fresh fruits, cereals, homemade breads, granola, sweet breads and cakes prepared daily.

If you have a heartier appetite, we offer hot entrees that change daily and are cooked to order. These include Buttermilk Pancakes with Blueberry sauce or fresh berries, Breakfast Burritos, Eggs Benedict, Paninis, Belgian Waffles, Avocado Toast with poached eggs and ham, or your choice of eggs cooked to order with a selection of meats that changes daily between supreme uncooked natural Ham, Bacon, natural Pork Sausages or Pork meat patties.

To quench your thirst, enjoy a glass of fresh orange juice, cranberry juice or a cup of our locally French roasted hot coffee, decaf coffee or our fine selection of Twinings Green, White, Black, and Herbal Teas.

Whether you are heading out to conquer one of the many hiking trails or taking in the sights of nearby Chattanooga, our breakfast is sure to add a delightful start to your day.

Please notify us in advance if you have any special dietary needs we would be happy to accommodate.

Meals Offered: Breakfast

Restaurant on Premises: No

Special Diets Accommodated: Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables, Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: No

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

Rooms & Suites

Guest Rooms All guest rooms have private Bathrooms, pillow top bed, Flat Screen TV w/Dvd, free access to our DVD library, in-room controlled central air conditioning/heat, complimentary local and long distance phone calls, free Wifi, clock/radio, premium bath products, iron & ironing board, hairdryer, and in-room ice & bottled water. Room rates include a full homemade breakfast every morning of your stay. All rooms except Room 16, 17, 19, and 20 have private patios, and all rooms except Rooms 17, 19 and 20 have exterior entrances. Select rooms offer plush robes, small refrigerators stocked with complementary water and soft drinks, whirlpool tubs and electric or gas fireplaces.

Accommodations: Cabins, Cottages, Suites, Adjoining rooms/Suites

# of Rooms: 20

Beds: Twin, Queen, King

Room Entertainment: Cable TV, CD Players, DVD Blu-Ray Players, Video Library

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Feather-beds , Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Private Entrance, Refrigerator, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Front Desk/Security: OnSite, Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Pool, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Concierge Services

Location Type

Location Type: Suburban, Rural, Mountains


Minimum Stay Required: Weekends, Holidays, Peak Season

Pet-Friendly: No

Innkeeper's Pets: No Pets

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Over 12

Weddings & Events

Atop Lookout Mountain, is the perfect place to get married at 1700 feet above sea level. You’ll find warm spaces for weddings and intimate gatherings. The valley views will provide a beautiful backdrop for a memorable wedding. There are a few locations available here on the mountain that we work very closely with. Two are directly across the street from our Inn, contact us for more information, we will assist you in helping make your wedding a memorable one.

Elopements on site, Banquet facilities directly across street

Wedding/Events Capacity: 200+

Events Supported: Elopement

Wedding Services & Amenities: Officiant, Caterer, Florist, Photographer

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: unlimited

Banquet Seating: 50-400

Max Capacity Outdoor: unlimited

Business Travel & Events

Atop Lookout Mountain, is the perfect place to help you think outside the box. Reach your peak productivity 1700 feet above sea level. You’ll find warm spaces for intimate gatherings, boardroom business, and breakout discussions. Have round table discussions where the valley views provide the backdrop to exhilarate the mind. There are a few locations available here on the mountain that we work very closely with. Two are directly across the street from our Inn, contact us for more info and we will assist in making your meeting a great success.

# of Meeting Rooms: 2

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Event Max Capacity: unlimited

Max Capacity Boardroom: unlimited

Max Capacity Classroom: unlimited

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