Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center

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“Escape to Our Treasure. Treasure Your Escape”, Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center provides the perfect escape you need. Relax and discover the peace you had nearly forgotten.
204 West Main Street Monteagle, TN 37356 US
Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center of Tennesee is located atop the Cumberland Plateau just minutes from the University of the South and St. Andrews-Sewanee, the South Cumberland State Park system with hiking trails, waterfalls and bluff vistas. Antique stores, local artisan shops and superb restaurants are close by for you to explore and enjoy. Jack Daniels and George Dickle are a beautiful short drive away. The Inn has become a preferred destination for guests who want to escape the busy world to relax and rejuvenate in peaceful surroundings. The Tuscan atmosphere is an ideal setting for romance. The private wine cellar offers over 300 tantalizing choices for your enjoyment with a wide selection of gourmet cheeses. The Inn's large living room with 4 distinct sitting areas encourages you to curl up on one of the oversized sofas with a good book. A welcoming fire in the cool months adds to the total relaxation experience. Picturesque balconies, a spacious front porch, hammocks, gazebo and garden courtyards provide private outdoor relaxation hide-a-ways. Luxurious 20,000 threadcount linens welcome you to relax and enjoy your bedroom with hot cookies and flavored teas. The spacious dining room is filled with light and color from windows on three sides while Provincial linens grace the windows and tables. Brightly-patterned Italian urns, bowls and dishes serve as a backdrop for your gourmet breakfast specialties praised by Southern Living Magazine as one of the best in the South. The large herb and flower gardens provide fresh ingredients for the custom meals. We utilize fresh and local ingredients but love the "yard to table" approach for that extra freshness.
We specialize in corporate and non-profit treats, wedding functions, family reunions and other events which are special in people's lives. "Escape to our Treasure and Treasure your Escape".


Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available,

Food & Wine

Our renowned "Mountain Gourmet" breakfast features herbs and vegetables from our own extensive gardens. May's Eggs Bernaise, Monterey Jack and Pesto Egg Strata, Garden Fresh Frittatas, New Orleans Praline French Toast and Belgium Waffles are just a few of the - critic acclaimed - items provided to start a beautiful day.

The inn is renound for our event dinners and other meals offered on occassions like Easter, Mother's Day, Christmas or wheneve a group wants a special private dining experience.

We also feature Wine Dinners on several weekends throughout the year. These present 5 wines and 4 paired courses in a slow food agenda.

Our Tallulah's Wine Lounge has a collection of over 350 different wines, many by the glass. These may be enjoyed with a wide variety od imported and domestic cheeses and gourmet crackers accompanied with fresh fruit.

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Continental

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables

Alcohol Permits: Wine

Rooms & Suites

All Suites have spacious private baths and are furnished with luxurious white bed & bath linens including silky smooth 20,000 threadcount sheets, duvet coverlets,fluffy towels, down/feather and poly pillows. Appropriate reading lights are strategically placed for your reading pleasure and full-length mirrors are provided in each room. Select rooms offer televisions and/or balconies.

Accommodations: Cottages, Efficiency, Suites

Beds: Queen, King

Safes: In-Room, Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Limited

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Rollaway Available, Telephones

Guest Services


Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, Business Center, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Wine/Spirits Available


Outside Only

Pet-Friendly: Limited

Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Weddings & Events

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center is the perfect place for your "Wedding Central" location, where you can spend time with those people closest to you during this most special time in your life. Memories of a lifetime are made here at the Inn. We have the most comfortable rooms on the Sewanee-Monteagle Mountain, beautiful settings for dinners, receptions, brunches and a dedicated Events Coordinator to assist you in the planning and execution of your wedding functions.

By booking the entire Inn for your select guests, you can gather and spend this special time with the people who mean the most to you. In addition to the 13 guest rooms and cottage, the public spaces become your own private retreat during the weekend to linger over breakfast, enjoy the large Living Room to visit and relax. The garden and gazebo, the patio, front porch and hammocks are all nice outside areas to enjoy a refreshing drink and an opportunity to relax.

The bright and lively Dining Room comfortably accommodates a seated dinner for up to 70 guests or can serve as the buffet area for an outside dinner for up to 125 on the Patio or even up to 450 on the West Lawn. When used for a casual Sunday brunch the morning after, the Inn has accommodated over 150 guests.

The Living Room with its collection of oriental rugs and Italian art serves as a gracious reception area and setting for the wedding cakes. It is a spacious and extremely comfortable room with multiple seating areas.

The Conference Room is a private space which is perfect for Bridesmaid's luncheons or other small intimate gatherings for up to 35 people. Just off the patio, it is centrally located but very private at the same time.

Our Events Coordinator, will help you arrange all of your event needs such as flowers, decorating, caters, musicians, photographers and all desired rentals. She will even arrange meeting with clergy and a wedding coordinator who handles any other details you desire. She has all of the important contacts throughout the Sewanee-Monteagle area to accommodate all of your needs and desires.

She can also arrange for numerous activities for your wedding party and guests ranging from golf on the Jack Nicklaus' course at Bear Trace, tours of Sewanee, the Monteagle Sunday School Assembly and the Jack Daniels Distillery, visits with artisans and nature walks or even some very special shopping.

We are committed to providing you with the best location, accommodations, event facilities and assistance to make your special day the very best and most memorable event. Every detail is taken care of so that you can relax and enjoy this special time with your family and friends.

Contact Lee Green @ 931.924.3869 or [email protected] and let her help make your special wedding weekend remarkable

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Reception Seating: 450

Banquet Seating: 75

Max Capacity Outdoor: 450

Business Travel & Events

Monteagle Inn & Retreat Center is the perfect location for your corporate, non-profit or business retreats and board meetings. We provide a private, comfortable setting and accommodations for a professional and productive meeting for your group. Our 30 years experience in planning and conducting meetings and retreats assures you of a very successful meeting. We anticipate and accommodate your every need and customize the meeting and meals to your requirements. Our professional attentive services assure a professional and productive meeting for your group. We have 13 comfortable guestrooms each with their own private full bath, and have partnered with a nearby Bed and Breakfast in order to accommodate additional overnight meeting attendees.

The Conference Room is a private and comfortable setting for a meeting of up to 35 people in a classroom style setup and 30 in a corporate style setup. The Conference Room has a high speed DSL connection and wireless for offsite as well as teleconferencing capabilities. A projection screen, video projector, TV with DVD & VHS, PolyCom Sound Station Conference Call phone system, flipcharts and other meeting materials you may require are available for you use. A handicap accessible bathroom with 3 water closets is adjacent to the conference room and patio.

The Dining Room can be comfortably arranged for a breakfast, lunch, dinner meeting or accommodate a meeting for up to 60 people. The Dining Room has wireless and a high speed DSL connection for offsite input. We provide customizes meals, meeting food and beverage service to serve the most discriminating taste both during the meetings, at mealtime, and evening receptions. We structure the menus around your desires & dietary requirements and offer numerous choices of our house specialties.

The Living Room, garden gazebo, patio and front porch offer comfortable settings for breakout sessions and socializing and informal meetings.

We have business office services including copying and fax services. We also provide wireless DSL coverage throughout the Inn for comfortable work environments during all hours.

The rental of all thirteen of our guestrooms and the conference room for a two-night minimum entitles you to exclusive use of the Inn, including the dining room, living room, courtyard and garden area.

Give Lee Green a call @ 931.924.3869 or [email protected] and let us help make your next retreat your best ever.

# of Meeting Rooms: 1

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Max Capacity Theater: 50

Max Capacity Boardroom: 30

Max Capacity Classroom: 35