welcome to the hills
an experiential boutique hotel with superior personalized service
Barefoot Hills is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Dahlonega, Georgia. It’s convenient location near Springer Mountain, the official beginning point of the Appalachian Trail, as well as numerous other prized mountain gaps, has long made it a favorite spot for the trail hiking community. Cyclists, mountain bikers, rock climbers, kayakers, fly-fishing aficionados, boaters, golfers and outdoor enthusiasts from all walks also find Barefoot Hills conveniently located to some of the finest recreational outings in the southeastern United States.
In addition to the abundant outdoor experiential offerings, Georgia’s burgeoning wine country is just minutes from Barefoot Hills, allowing guests to enjoy convenient outings to dozens of local vineyards, wineries and some of the finest restaurants in North Georgia. A truly hidden gem, food and wine lovers everywhere are quickly taking notice of Dahlonega’s emerging culinary and wine scene, conveniently located just an hour north of metropolitan Atlanta.
History buffs will also enjoy strolling the streets and local shops of picturesque downtown Dahlonega, site of the first Gold Rush in the United States.
Barefoot Hills offers modern guest rooms and brand-new furnishings with one to four bedroom layouts, as well as luxury private cabins featuring eco-friendly design. Barefoot Hills is a perfect location for destination weddings and large group retreats.
Room reservations and special event packages are regularly updated on www.barefoothills.com, or please call our central reservations line at (404) 736-9431 to book today.
Barefoot Hills is part of the Barefoot Luxury collection of global experiential resorts. For more information, please visit www.barefootluxury.com.
Check-in: 3 p.m. (no later than 9:30 p.m.)
Check-out: 11 a.m.
Must be 18 years old to reserve an accommodation
Parking: Parking is available for guests during their stay, and included in the room rate. For guests wishing to leave their vehicle– we do assess a $10 USD per day parking fee beyond checkout date, maximum of 7 days. At check-out we collect the car keys as our parking is in a utility easement and we must have the ability to move the vehicles if necessary. Guests may return to retrieve their keys and settle parking cost during the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Smoking: We are a nonsmoking hotel
Pets: Trained pets are welcome for those guests booking one of our private cabins. A one time cleaning fee of $30 USD applies. Pets must be under the supervision of the owner at all times, and on a leash in all common areas — including outdoors. At this time pets are not allowed in the main lodge building.
- Keep your pet on a leash on the Barefoot Hills grounds at all times.
- For your pet’s safety, we require pets not be left unattended in the guest cabins.
- Please pick up after your pet.
- We ask dog owners to be mindful of resident wildlife.
- Any damage incurred to the cabin by the pet is the responsibility of the guest.
- Service dogs are welcome at Barefoot Hills at no additional fee, however, we kindly ask that you contact the hotel in advance of your stay.
- Please indicate that you are traveling with a pet in the Notes field when completing your reservation online.
- No more than two animals per cabin.
Deposits: A deposit of 50% of the total cost of the group is due when making your reservation. The remaining balance is due upon arrival. If the aforementioned deposits are not received within the time frame stated, the hold on the rooms will be released.
Cancellations: Cancellations made 7 days or more prior to arrival are entitled to a full refund; cancellations made 72 hours to 6 days prior to arrival are entitled to a 50% refund. Cancellations 72 hours or fewer prior to arrival are non-refundable, non-transferable, and have no credit value. A date change to a reservation is treated as a cancellation and rebooking. Credit for the re-booking shall be given in the same terms as the refund stated above. Date changes made within 7 days of arrival will not have a credit applied to the new booking. Prices on unconfirmed reservations are subject to change at any time without notice. We recommend that you insure against unforeseen circumstances that could necessitate partial or full cancellation of your reservation.
Firearms: It is company our policy that we do not allow anyone (including off duty law enforcement officers) to possess firearms of any kind in any of our domestic hotels.
The only exceptions to this policy are:
- Sworn federal, state or local law enforcement officers while on official business and, when off duty, when required to carry weapons in the jurisdiction by statute, ordinance or rule.
- Insured and/or bonded armored car service employees under contract to the hotel, hotel guests, tenants or concessionaires, when required by law or for insurance.
- Airline flight crew members authorized by federal law who have current and valid credentials issued by the Department of Homeland Security/TSA as Federal Flight Deck Officers (“FFDOs”).
Our rooms do not come with private safes, nor do we maintain any safe deposit boxes at the front desk that can be utilized for the purpose of storing weapons.
It is our intention is simply to provide a reasonable degree of safety and security at all times for every guest, tenant, customer and visitor coming onto our property.
Should a guest, etc., violate this rule, he or she is hereby placed on notice that neither Barefoot Hills, LLC nor any of its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees or agents will be liable for any theft of any firearm brought into our hotels. Further, any such guest who violates this rule shall INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS Barefoot Hills, LLC and any of its parents, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees or agents found liable for any harm or damages resulting from the presence of that weapon in one of our hotels.
… A BAREFOOT LUXURY PROPERTY
Ambiance, service and the ability to experience all that life has to offer is how we define luxury.
Barefoot Luxury properties, experiences and events are centered on only one thing — you. We want you to enjoy the casual elegance of your accommodations, experience your surroundings to their fullest extent, and savor every moment… until you return again.