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 hosted our September wedding at Glen-Ella Springs Inn and it was the perfect mountain destination location for our family and friends. From the moment we started working with the owner, Luci, on the wedding planning, she was kind, professional and responsive in ensuring we would have a perfect weekend. The guests that stayed at the Inn loved the intimacy of the weekend, exploring the beautiful property, having breakfast...See More

- Maryclare Mastriano Fulcher

Such an amazing place! Celebrating our 39 anniversary with dinner at Glen-Ella. Food is very elegant, tasty and priced very well! Service was on point. We will definitely be back again.

- Georgia Vacation Rentals 770.337.6274

An excellent choice for my birthday dinner! We started with the scallops…the bacon jam on top was delicious! I had the the lamb and loved it; my husband had the steak, and enjoyed it. He’s a steak lover and thought it was great so that’s saying something! The chocolate cake for dessert hit the spot and was a great way to end end the meal. Shoutout to our waitress,...See More

- Christine Lofgren

Very nice location. Incredible food. The room we had was really small understandably. We will choose a bigger room next time. Easy to find. Overall, it is a very nice place to stay for a overnight getaway ????????

- Paula Burzotta

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