Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant

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


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

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The Basics


Located between Tallulah Falls and Clarkesville, Georgia in the northeast corner of the state, our historic inn features 16-rooms and a fine dining restaurant. Surrounded by 17 acres and the Chattahoochee National Forest, Glen-Ella Springs is perfect for those seeking a romantic getaway, wedding, executive retreat, or the ideal location to serve as a home base while exploring the many antique and art galleries, wineries, waterfall, and hiking trails of 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 plants and flowers, take pictures under the unique mountain laurel arbor, or stroll along the beautiful creek, guests 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

Packages and Special Offers

VALID THROUGH: Dec 31 2023

Discover the Falls

It’s amazing how many works of visual art and literature have been devoted to the sight of water moving over rocks. Waterfalls have lifted the spirits of human spectators for millennia, and those who visit North Georgia feel that...See More

Glen-Ella Springs Inn & Restaurant

Clarkesville, GA

Discover the Falls

Guest Reviews

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

Gracious Wedding Venue I give Glenn Ella Springs a Five Plus Star rating for my daughter’s wedding weekend. Glenn Ella demonstrated a very high level of competence, service, and style in a real production of a 123 guest wedding celebration. We had a reception buffet on Friday and a full seated wedding dinner on Saturday after the wedding followed by a band with dancing, After that, there were smores...See More

- James Penland

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

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary here. It was a real treat. The property is beautiful. The food is fantastic. Do not forget to book reservations at their restaurant. The food is delicious. The room was very clean.

- Cristy Carey

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