Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant

Where you can have a one-of-a-kind experience and romantic getaway in the North Georgia Mountains


Where you can have a one-of-a-kind experience and romantic getaway in the North Georgia Mountains

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The Basics


Located between Tallulah Gorge and Clarkesville in the North Georgia Mountains, our historic Bed and Breakfast features 16 rooms and a fine dining restaurant. At about 90 minutes from Atlanta, we're the perfect romantic getaway in North Georgia. Nestled amid 17 scenic acres and the Chattahoochee National Forest, Glen-Ella Springs is an ideal couples' getaway destination, wedding venue, or business retreat. Plus, it serves as the perfect home base for exploring the North Georgia mountains.

At a Glance

  • Swimming Pool
  • Fireplace or Fire Pit
  • Weddings/Events
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Hot Breakfast
  • Meetings/Retreats
  • Gardens
  • Romantic Getaway

In the Know

  • Feed the trout off the porch of Mark of the Potter on the Soque River
  • Rent a pontoon boat from Bear Gap Outfitters on Lake Rabun
  • Take a sunset zipline tour at Sunburst Adventures
  • Visit the Pottery Museum in Santee

Stay for the Story

Wander through the gardens observing the different varieties of flowers, take pictures under the unique mountain laurel arbor, or stroll along the beautiful creek. You can spend hours exploring this 17-acre property.

Sip & Savor

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

Try the New Zealand rack of lamb, a guest favorite for over 30 years at Glen-Ella Springs Restaurant

Try the flame fire brick oven pizza with house-made dough at Fortify Kitchen & Bar
Enjoy a wine tasting at Yonah Mountain Vineyards

See & Do

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

Hike the many trails at Tallulah Gorge State Park
Enjoy beautiful waterfalls and expansive trails at Minnehaha Falls
Shopping unique stores in Clarkesville

Guest Reviews

We spent a weekend at Glen-Ella Springs Inn and Restaurant during a short fishing trip in May. The Inn’s accommodations were perfect, a very charming room with a rustic feel, but also very comfortable. The staff were very helpful during our stay; they provided breakfast to go, as we needed to leave early one morning for a day long fishing trip (hot coffee, pastries and fresh fruit were boxed...See More

- Paloma Rodriguez

this is just one of our favorite places to visit. its not that far from Atlanta but feels like a world away. our room was very cozy and encouraged sleeping late while it rained outside. an amazing hot breakfast was carried to our room at 9:00. the restaurant is my favorite for dinner. we sat outside on a beautiful evening but the inside area is intimate and charming as...See More

- Stewart Teegarden

We highly recommend Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant. This beautifully maintained historic luxury B&B in North Georgia is not just peaceful, it is rejuvenating. The comfortable beds and furnishings; gentle nudge to unplug; being surrounded by nature; and the best food and people anywhere make Glen-Ella a place you must visit, not just once but as often as you can. My husband and I met guests who live relatively...See More

- Nancy

Exquisite attention to detail with every aspect of room, gardens, pool area, landscaping and restaurant. The best most comfortable bedding, top quality linens. Ed & Lucie are the best hosts ever! We will be back for sure when we want this most peaceful, beautiful retreat from the demands of the world.

- Betsy S. Adams

We celebrated our 10th anniversary at Glen-Ella Springs, and it was The Best! We felt very welcome, our room (22) was nicely decorated and clean, the bedsheets are just divine, the only downside is the noisy floorboards but that's to be expected at an historic 150 year old Inn. We ate in the restaurant both nights and the food, service and wines, were wonderful each time. The breakfast were...See More

- Leonie Wennekers

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 16

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Coffee Maker/Service, Hair Dryer, Telephones, Antique Furnishings

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


Smoking Policy: Outside - Only in designated areas

Family Friendly: Yes , Welcomes children over the age of 5

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Beverages, Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Complimentary Snacks, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Limited

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours, Onsite

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Business Center, Concierge Services, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, Meeting Space Available, National Historic Registry, Restaurant On Site, Spa Service, Swimming Pool, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremonies, Rehearsal Dinners

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Mountains