Tucked away in the North Georgia mountains and beautiful wine country, Cedar House Inn & Yurts is an eco-friendly permaculture-inspired bed and breakfast Inn that offers a unique and relaxing retreat. Situated just an hours’ drive orth of Atlanta in Dahlonega, the award-winning mountain lodge is a popular retreat for nature lovers, creatives and the young at heart looking for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
The Inn offers comfortable accommodations in the form of three lovely guest rooms in the inn and two self-catering yurts on the property. A delicious breakfast is served in the dining room or on the porch every and morning and a cozy communal lounge area with a fireplace is ideal for relaxing with a book in the evenings. Beautiful gardens are filled with birds and private porch with outdoor chairs offers the perfect spot for soaking up the peaceful surroundings and watching birds.
Dahlonega and the surrounding area offer a variety of things to see and do, ranging from hiking, mountain biking, and exploring the state parks in the region to visiting wine farms, fishing for trout, kayaking, canoeing or white water rafting or attending one of the many festivals held throughout the year. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Rooms & Suites
Cedar House Inn & Yurts offers a variety of accommodation in the form of three well-appointed guest rooms in the inn and fully equipped stand-alone yurts.
The three cabin-style guest rooms in the hotel are decorated in rustic furnishings with warm wood finishes and feature comfortable queen-size beds with handmade quilts and soft pillows, and each has a private bathroom with a shower, vanity, and deluxe bath products. Modern amenities in each room include individual climate control (heating and air-conditioning), clock radios with iPhone/iPod connections, mini fridges, ceiling fans, and complimentary wireless Internet. Each room enjoys a private entrance through French doors and a patio with Adirondack chairs and internal access to the Inn’s main living and dining area.
The Inn also has two self-catering rustic yurts, which are 200 square feet in size feature comfortable queen-size canopy beds with handmade quilts, simulated electric wood stoves, mini-fridges, microwaves, coffee makers, heaters in winter, fans in summer, and private decks with two chairs. The yurts do not have their own bathrooms and guests need to make use of the private bathroom nearby, which features a shower, flushing toilet, sink and bath products.
2.Dining at Cedar House Inn
A delicious vegetarian breakfast is served in the Inn’s cozy dining room or on the enclosed screen porch every morning for guests staying at the Inn. Breakfast delights include French toast, quiche Lorraine, fritters, fresh fruit egg dishes, cereals and more, alongside freshly brewed organic coffee and tea.
The nearby town of Dahlonega has a variety of restaurants, cafés, and bars that offer good options for lunch and dinner meals.
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3.Plan This Vacation
Amenities at the Cedar House Inn & Yurts include a complimentary full breakfast every morning, personal welcome greeting and freshly baked cookies and refreshments, recommendations for things to do and see in the area, brochures and guides for local restaurants and attractions, and personal permaculture garden tours of the property upon request. Additional guest amenities include board games and cards to enjoy, lovely patio and gardens to relax in, a communal living area for socializing, free parking and complimentary wireless Internet around the property.
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There are a wealth of things to see and do in Dahlonega and the surrounding areas. Cultural activities include exploring the historic side of Dahlonega, which was the site of the first gold rush in the North Georgia Mountains. Visit the Gold Museum on the town square, which tells the story of the history of the area and how gold was processed. There are exquisite waterfalls to see, such as Raven Cliffs Falls, Amicalola Falls State Park and Tallulah Gorge, which also offer excellent hiking and mountain biking trails.
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the array of activities to enjoy, ranging from hiking, climbing and biking, to trout fishing, kayaking, tubing and canoeing on the many rivers and streams in the area. Cool off with a swim in Cool Mountain Creek or hit the rapids on the Chestatee or Etowah Rivers or stay on land and enjoy horseback riding trails, zip lining tours on the longest zip line in Georgia, and wine tasting tours at one of the many wineries and vineyards in the area.
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6463 Highway 19 N, Dahlonega, GA, website, Phone: 706-867-9446
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