The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant – Venue – Lakemont, GA – WeddingWire

The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is a historic inn and wedding venue located in Lakemont, Georgia. Nestled in the Blue Bridge Mountains across the street from beautiful Lake Rabun, this inn provides a natural setting to relax and enjoy a true mountain experience. With unique mountain lodge architecture and a rustic ambiance, The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is a magical setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Facilities and Capacity

Our gorgeous wedding venue, Forest Lodge, has two covered, open-air decks, floor to ceiling wood burning fireplace outside, and a cozy indoor gas fireplace for continual ambiance. We have a full indoor/outdoor bar, two restrooms, a waterfall at the entrance, a beautifully appointed lobby space that opens up to the deck, and more!

Services Offered

The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Their expert event specialists can help guide you along the wedding process and recommend everything from wedding planners to ministers and musicians. For couples who wish to elope, this venue provides an elopement package that includes a discounted stay at the inn. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Setup and cleanup
  • In-house bar services
  • Lighting/sound
  • Pet-friendly
  • Wireless Internet


The award-winning restaurant at The Lake Rabun Hotel offers breakfast, brunch and dinner served in their dining room or on a scenic deck under a canopy of pines, and was named one of the Top Ten Restaurants in Georgia by Open Table.

Other Services

The Lake Rabun Hotel and Restaurant is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.


The Lake Rabun Hotel is located in the small arts village of Lakemont, Georgia, near the town of Clayton and less than two hours from Atlanta. This venue is across the street from Lake Rabun and nestled in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Nearby waterfalls include Minnehaha Falls, Tallulah Falls, and other nearby natural recreation includes the Tallulah Gorge, rivers and the legendary Appalachian Trail. Minutes away is whitewater rafting down the Chattooga, fly fishing, horseback riding, zip lining and boating.