Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast
477 W First St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: (706) 661-7575 Fax: (706) 661-7576
RELAX AND ENJOY A QUIET, INTIMATE ATMOSPHERE AT THE HISTORIC BLUE RIDGE INN BED AND BREAKFAST
The Blue Ridge Inn
Bed & Breakfast
The Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast (formerly the Kincaid House) is one of the oldest residences in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Built in 1890, the three-story, bed and breakfast Victorian inn features 8 rooms, 3 suites, 12-foot ceilings, original hand-carved woodwork, and heart of pine floors. This 127 year-old home has been elegantly restored and refurnished to it’s original grandeur as a Boutique Inn.
This North Georgia mountain Bed and Breakfast is just one block from the downtown antique shops and local restaurants. Across the street is the train depot for a day trip into the mountains on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
Nestled in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, Blue Ridge offers a variety of nearby activities and recreation. Take a relaxing ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway. Train rides are scheduled almost daily through the summer and fall. Whitewater Rafting Tubing or Kayaking on the Ocoee/Toccoa River is only 20 minutes away. Golf, Swimming and Boating are nearby. Or… just relax on the rocking chair porch, in the country garden or in our elegant parlor. Each morning you will start your day with a hearty Southern breakfast to get you going for the day, and in the evening we will spoil you with our home-baked cookies.
Where Southern Hospitality and Charm meet in Blue Ridge
You'll have an amazing experience at the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast - Southern Hospitality, personalized service, wonderful breakfast, all in a quaint cozy house to call home. We are happy to provide you with a personalized agenda and map of things to do while you are here. Whether that's a hike to local waterfalls, a day of white-water rafting or relaxing on Lake Blue Ridge. If you enjoy a more leisurely day, then you might like a day of shopping in downtown Blue Ridge and dining in one of our many restaurants.
Arrive as Guests, Leave as Friends
Once you arrive you' will feel right at home among friends. It's always exciting to meet our new guests, and bitter sweet to see you leave; but we know you'll be back again!
Experience the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast where Southern Hospitality meets Historic Charm in the heart of historic Blue Ridge, GA . This 127 year-old home has been elegantly restored into a Boutique Inn for you to relax and enjoy your stay.
Each morning we lovingly prepare a scrumptious hot breakfast which always includes fresh-cut fruit, homemade fruit muffins and a hot entree such as Hashbrown-Sausage Casserole, Biscuits & Gravy, Fruit & Yogurt-stuffed Crepes, Eggs Benedict, Waffles, Quiche Lorraine, Banana-Stuffed French Toast or eggs. We pride ourselves on preparing many of our breakfast items from scratch, including homemade breads, fruit syrups, savory sauces and sweet treats while using locally grown fruits and vegetables as much as possible.
If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, we'll be glad to prepare a special breakfast for you.
At the Blue Ridge Inn, breakfast is a time to meet the other guests, share experiences and plan the day′s adventures. We will serve you with true southern hospitality, a genuine warm smile and plenty of laughter. Then as you set out to experience a beautiful Blue Ridge day, you′ll be ready for anything! Breakfast is served each morning at 8:30am
The Blue Ridge Inn is a 127 year old Victorian House elegantly restored, each room beautifully designed and themed for your comfort and enjoyment.
Each of our 8 rooms and suites is themed to reflect a specific style. You can choose from the Cabin room, Lighthouse room, Grande room, Sports room, Garden room, Rose room, Marilyn Monroe room, or one of our well appointed Suites. All of our rooms have private bathroom, hair dryer, cable tv, flat panel tv, bathroom amenity kits and plenty of charm.
A Bed & Breakfast offers a much more comfortable stay, a hot home-cooked meal and friendly personalized service you just will not get with a big chain hotel. While many of the amenities may be similar, your experience at a bed & breakfast will be much more pleasant and memorable.
You will be pampered with a cozy room with all the modern amenities, personalized service that will make you your stay comfortable, enjoyable and special.
Planning a getaway to celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday, anniversary or maybe a romantic weekend for two. We can help you celebrate in style by providing some special items to make your stay extra special. You can add roses, seasonal flowers, chocolate truffles, mini-cakes, balloons and other items.
The Rose Room is one of the most popular rooms at the inn. It is decorated with beautiful antiques, original fireplace and mantel, and stylish linens to transport you back to a stylish Victorian era and romantic time. You'll enjoy the modern comforts of a King size bed, large bathroom with shower/tub and large walk-in closet. The Rose Room is located on the main floor and easily accessible.
The Grande Room is the newest addition to the Blue Ridge Inn, and the largest room at the Inn. It is located on the main floor with a large four-poster King bed, master bathroom with shower, claw-foot tub and plenty of seating. There's a private porch with rocking chairs right outside your door. You'll feel right at home in this exceptional room.
Marilyn Monroe Suite
This is the glamorous and romantic Marilyn Monroe Suite. Located on the second floor, this spacious suite includes the Marilyn Monroe room with King bed plus a connecting sitting room for extra space to enjoy your stay in style. The connecting sitting room is the Beauchamp Library which offers a cozy fireplace, sofa, wing-backed chairs, antique books and lots of filtered sunlight. It’s a nice romantic room that you are sure to enjoy.
Marilyn Monroe Room
The Marilyn Monroe room offers warm filtered sunlight, reflecting a bygone area of Hollywood glamour and mystique. This corner room has lots of windows, a fireplace, King bed and private bathroom with shower. It's a perfect room for a romantic stay or weekend getaway in style. Designed to impress
The Kincaid Suite is a spacious 2-room suite located on the first floor with an entrance tucked under the main staircase. It's named after the Kincaid family who owned the home for 90 years, This is a true luxury suite perfect for guests looking for a refined space to relax, a romantic getaway, or needing to accommodate additional guests. The room has a King bed in the bedroom with bathroom including a shower. The sitting area has a sofa, wing-backed chair and a cozy fireplace. You’ll feel pampered in style.
The rustic Cabin Room is perfect for those wanting a country feel in the heart of the city. It's decorated with a cabin/lodge theme and cozy fireplace - a queen-sized bed and private bath with shower. Located on the second floor. You'll feel like you're in a rustic mountain lodge in this room.
This fun room is on the second floor at the front of the house and is decorated with antique sporting goods. You’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in this room in a relaxing yet comfy atmosphere while admiring the antique sporting equipment. The room has a King bed, desk, wing-backed chair, cozy fireplace, and a shower in the bathroom.
The Grande Suite is the suite addition to the Grande Room. This apartment was the former owner’s quarters with bedroom along with a huge living room, dining room and full kitchen. The room can accommodate several roll-aways for extra guests. It’s a great suite for families and friends who need a little more room to spread out and enjoy time together, or hosting a get-together.
The Blue Ridge Inn is a large Victorian house with 8 beautifully designed and themed rooms, dining room, parlor and gathering spaces. With the large space it's a great place for meetings, receptions or parties while maintaining a charming and intimate atmosphere.
The essence of nature is captured in this cozy room with pastel greens and lavender appointments. It’s located on the 2nd floor. This room has a queen sized bed, comfy wing-backed chair and bathroom with a shower/tub combination. You’ll enjoy this cozy room with it’s bright decor and comfortable furnishings.
The nautical theme of this room is perfect for a weekend getaway in the mountains and is the only room in the house with a view of the Scenic Railway train. The Lighthouse Room is situated in the back of the house on the second floor. It has a King bed, wing backed chairs and a cozy feel.
The Garden Suite is the suite addition to the Garden Room. The serenity of nature is captured in this two-room suite. Located on the second floor, the Garden Suite is perfect for quests looking for a little extra space or needing to accommodate an additional guest. Bathroom has a claw foot tub with shower. The room has a Queen bed ialong with a sitting room with sofa, chairs, cozy fireplace and a padded window sitting area looking out on the yard. It’s a bright room with a pleasant relaxing style.
We proudly provide Beekman 1802 amenities in each bathroom – soap, bath gel, shampoo, conditioner. Originally found in such stores as Anthropologie and Williams-Sonoma, the Beekman 1802 line of amenities features subtle fragrances and are gentle enough for everyday use.
Meeting Venue and Wedding Accomodations
Discover Blue Ridge’s most charming venue. Available to accommodate a vast array of meetings and social events. This beautifully decorated, spacious home-style inn will deliver a uniquely delightful appeal for any event. An ideal setting for a relaxing getaway, business meeting, executive off-site, corporate retreat, family & class reunions, weddings and receptions or holiday party.
Options for your Meeting or Special Event
We have a large 8 room Victorian Inn which includes a large dining room that accommodates 18 people seated at tables, a large parlor, entry foyers and hallway, and outdoor porches on the front and back of the Inn with rocking chairs. One of the suites on the back of the house has a large living room, dining room and full kitchen. Given the large size of the Inn and it’s public spaces, it allows us the flexibility to handle large parties, meetings, receptions or small intimate gatherings. The combinations are many to give you the flexibility to handle a small or large gathering. With the quaint charm of the Inn, gracious Southern Hospitality and impeccable personalized service, you’ll find this is the perfect place for:
Corporate Meeting or Retreat It’s a perfect location to have an off-site meeting or retreat. All the facilities and equipment you need for a meeting combined with all the local outdoor activities, team building events and restaurants, ensures you have the right ingredients to make your meeting a success. Meet for part of the day then enjoy a team building event in the afternoon. Let us help you arrange the perfect meeting.
It’s a perfect location for your business party. We provide the venue and will work with you on catering or other arrangements to make your party a success.
Enjoy the holidays with a Holiday party hosted at the Blue Ridge Inn. We will handle all the work so you can enjoy entertaining your guests.
Family Gathering or Reunion
The Blue Ridge Inn is the perfect location for gathering as a family. Our intimate Inn makes you feel like you're at home. With all your family there, it gives you time to entertain together and spend quality time as a family.
Wedding Party Accommodations
This beautifully decorated, spacious home-style inn will make your wedding guests feel well cared-for in comfort and style. It embodies old-world charm and understated elegance. An ideal setting for accommodating your wedding guests.
Whether you are planning a close intimate gathering or a grand and lavish affair, the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast sets the scene for romance and timeless memories. We are ready to help you plan and execute a perfect wedding. When you rent out our Inn for accommodating your guests, the home becomes yours for decorating, personalized service, catering or just socializing. Our Innkeepers will work with you on making sure you create the perfect experience for your guests and the bridal party. We have customized services such as personalized breakfast menu, room decorations, gifts for guests, receptions in our dining room or Grande Suite, transportation services, and much more. We can connect you with local caterers, specialty gift stores, artisan bakers and Pâtisseries, transportation companies, and much much more. Create a unique and memorable wedding in beautiful Blue Ridge.
For information about hosting your event, please contact Gene Holcombe Owner/Innkeeper at (706) 661-7575 x-101
Venue Configurations and Equipment
There are many configurations possible for the public spaces. If you would like a special configuration, just let us know. We will be glad to work with you on an arrangement that meets your needs for your event.
For meetings, we have projectors, screens, white boards, high-speed wifi, flipcharts and all types of equipment you would need to make your meeting a success.
Accommodations for Event
We have 8 rooms and suites (some rooms can be rooms or suites depending upon configuration), each with their own unique theme. Check the accommodations section to learn about all the rooms and view their pictures. You can reserve several rooms or the whole house. By reserving the whole house you have many more options and configurations possible, as well as creating a more intimate and private event.
The room list, bedding and occupancy is in the table below:
Layout for Meeting
You can use the Dining Room as a meeting space. With regular seating for 16 and by adding chairs, you can seat a maximum capacity of 20 people. A projection screen can be placed in the front corner. Buffet tables are used for serving coffee, drinks and snacks.
We also have a large dining room and living room with seating in the Grande Suite which can be used for smaller meetings or as a secondary meeting space for larger meetings.
Layout for Reception or Party
If you would like to use the Inn for a Reception, gathering or party, you can use the Dining Room, Foyer and Parlor. The dining room can be configured for maximum space by moving tables out of the way, or against the wall. Maximum capacity 40. Buffets can be used for serving food, appetizers or drinks.
Blue Ridge, GA and The Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast are a wonderful combination of places to host your Meeting or Special Event
Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose a Bed & Breakfast over a regular hotel?
A Bed & Breakfast offers a much more comfortable stay, a hot home-cooked meal and friendly personalized service you just will not get with a big chain hotel. While many of the amenities may be similar, your experience at a B&B will be much more pleasant and memorable.
What is a “Suite”?
A suite is simply an additional room accessed privately from your bedroom; much like a family or living room. This extra room can be used to sleep additional guests, or to give you a little more space for relaxing, or watching TV. We have 3 suites available to rent.
Can more than 2 people stay in a room?
Rooms can only accommodate two persons, while a suite can accommodate up to two additional guests for a total of 4.
Will we have to share a bathroom with other guests?
No; all rooms have private baths.
Is there internet access?
Yes, the Inn provides complimentary high-speed WiFi Internet service. Ask the Innkeeper for the login password.
Do you allow pets?
Unfortunately we are not allowed to host pets due to local ordinances.
What time is check-in and check-out?
Check-in starts at 3pm. Check-out is 11am.
If you will be arriving after 6pm, we ask you to contact us and let us know your arrival time. We will make arrangements for a late check-in. We have a check-in kiosk for late arrivals located outside by our back entrance. In the kiosk you'll find an envelope with your name on it and inside are instructions about how to get in the house, find your room key and locate your room.
Do you allow alcoholic beverages?
Yes, we do. Even though we do not sell or supply alcohol, you’re welcome to bring your own. If bringing your own alcoholic beverages, we supply glasses, corkscrew, ice, and guest fridge for your convenience. Glasses and corkscrew are located on the sideboard of the dining room.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We gladly accept all major credit cards – Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover. We also accept our gift certificates and cash.
What are the parking arrangements?
Limited free on-site parking is available on a first come basis. There is also plenty of free parking across the street at City Hall.
What do we need to bring with us?
We provide linens, extra blankets, towels, hairdryer and an alarm clock in every room. We also have an iron/ironing board available if needed. We proudly provide Beekman 1802 amenities in each bathroom – soap, bath gel, shampoo, conditioner. Originally found in Williams Sonoma stores the Beekman 1802 line of amenities features subtle fragrances and are gentle enough for everyday use.
Is there a minimum night’s stay required?
Most of the time, we do not have a minimum required stay. During holidays, special events and the month of October, we do have a two night minimum. The Grande Suite requires a 2 night minimum year-round.
Do you offer early check-in?
Normal check-in starts at 3pm. If you need access to your room earlier, we do offer early check-in starting at 1pm for an additional fee based on availability. This is not always available due to high occupancy.
Do you offer late check-out?
Normal check-out is at 11am. If you need access to your room later, we can offer late check-out for an additional fee based on availability. Because of high occupancy, it is not always available.
Are you handicapped accessible?
Due to the historic nature of our Inn, we are not wheelchair accessible. All entrances have stairs.
My spouse is unable to climb stairs. Will this be a problem?
All of the entrances to the Inn have stairs, but we do have several rooms on the first floor. We recommend anyone having difficulty with stairs to book the Rose Room, Kincaid Suite or Grande Room/Suite. They are on the 1st floor and easiest to get to. The Rose is at the front of the house, has its own parking spot .
Can you accommodate my diet restrictions?
We can accommodate most dietary needs with advance notice. Please call in advance to discuss.
Can we use the kitchen to prepare meals?
Due to health department regulations, our main kitchen is off limits to guests. However, if you want to be able to prepare meals while staying with us, we recommend that you reserve the Grande Suite. This apartment has a full kitchen and dining room for your use.
We do have a guest refrigerator in the kitchen which you can use to store anything you need to keep refrigerated. We also provide complimentary bottled water on the bottom shelf of the guest
Can you accommodate my diet restrictions?
We can accommodate most dietary needs with advance notice. Please call in advance to discuss.
Can we purchase gift certificates?
Gift certificates are a wonderful gift for family and friends. We offer them at any monetary level you want. Due to seasonal pricing changes and the many customized options available, we issue the certificates for a set amount to be applied to a reservation rather than specifying a particular room and date applicable.
How can we get around downtown Blue Ridge?
Our Inn is located right in the heart of downtown Blue Ridge. All the restaurants and shops are within walking distance. However, if you need a ride anywhere in downtown, to shop, dine or just sightsee, we have a shuttle service called the Blue Ridge Runner. Just let any of the staff know that you need a ride, and we will have them pick you up. More information is available at BlueRidgeRunner.com
Do you have Spa services available?
Yes we do. The Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast has partnered with TeaTrees Boutique Spa to provide spa services for our guests either at the Inn or at their Spa. The TeaTrees Boutique Spa is located about 4 blocks from the Inn on E First St. We can provide massage services at the Inn, but facials and other services must be provided at the Spa location. For more information, ask for our Spa Services brochure or go to TeaTreesMassage.com
Frequently ASKED questions (FAQ's)
If you' ve never stayed in a Bed and Breakfast before, or maybe you have, you may have some questions about the Inn or how a B&B works. These are frequently asked questions that we get from our guests prior to their arrival.
Our packages and special offers provide a way to enhance your experience while staying at the Blue RIdge Inn. We have created some popular packages that are percect for a weekend getaway, a romantic escape to the mountains or an entertaining stay.
SPECIAL OCCASION PACKAGE
Celebrate your special occasion (birthday, anniversary, etc) with a treat. Our special occasion package includes balloons, a mini cake for 2 and a nice card. Our mini cakes are especially made by Sweet and Southern Sugar Company. Let us know what flavor and any wording you would like written on it. Give us at least a 3 day window to order your special home-baked treat. Pick one of our special themed rooms or suites. Package includes room, a cake, balloons and card placed in your room upon arrival. No nightly minimum required.
Enjoy a wonderful getaway for two at the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast where every day is Valentine’s Day. Book now and escape with that special someone with a perfect romantic getaway. We’ll provide the ingredients to make it special. Our artisanal chocolate truffles are handmade by the Sweet and Southern Sugar Company. Enjoy a relaxing evening in one of our special themed rooms or suites. Package includes room, a half-dozen red roses, a box of handmade chocolate truffles, 2 champagne glasses (you provide the champagne) and late checkout. Add the Romance Package to a Suite and make it extra special! A Couple's Massage is an additional add-on available. There’s a 2 night minimum.
Packages and special offers
Enjoy a 2 day or greater Wellness Retreat with Dr Anne Merkel – The Ariela Group – and stay at the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast. We will make sure you have an enjoyable and relaxing stay that complements your Wellness Retreat. This package includes a discounted room rate when booked with your Wellness Retreat. Book your Wellness Retreat directly at ArielaGroup.com/Retreat then come back and book your stay with us. A 2 night minimum stay required.
STAY FOREVER YOUNG PACKAGE
Our Stay Forever Young package is designed for guests who are looking to add some beauty treatments to help Stay Forever Young. The Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast has joined with Leslie Jarrett of Stay Forever Young to provide beauty services such as Botox treatments, Juvederm fillers to help in giving you that new ageless look. Leslie is a beauty consultant and certified Nurse Practitioner with her own beauty practice in Blue Ridge. Book your stay at the Blue Ridge Inn and we'll arrange for Leslie to provide a custom in-house consultation along with the services that you need. No nightly minimum required. 15% discount on all services.
Enjoy our local community theater productions. Blue Ridge Community Theater is a theater group that offers a full calendar of drama, comedy, children and musical productions. Shows are Thurs, Fri, Sat evenings and Sun afternoon. Availability based on show schedule. Please check th current show schedule at BlueRidgeCommunityTheater.com In the Theater package, you’ll get a room, 2 tickets to the currently running production, as well as early check-in at the Inn so you can get settled prior to your show that evening. No nightly minimum required.
Artisanal chocolate truffles hand-crafted by the bakers at Sweet and Southern Sugar Company. A box of these delicious chocolates are included with this add-on. Please allow us at least 48 hours notice prior to arrival to have them prepared for you.
Surprise someone with a unique and delicious cake, decorated and specially prepared for you by the Sweet and Southern Sugar Company. The cakes are a delicious treat for your special occasion. Let us know what flavor you would like and any special wording. We’ll take care of the rest including adding balloons and a special note. 72 hour notice needed prior to arrival to have the cake prepared for you.
make your Stay special
Enhance your stay with a custom designed gift basket for an exquisite and unexpected touch of class placed in your room upon arrival. We will help you pick out some sweet and savory items, or cheese and crackers to go with that perfect bottle of wine or champagne. All items are from local stores.
Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast
477 W First St. Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Phone: (706) 661-7575 Fax: (706) 661-7576
Steeped in local history architectural style, this 1890 Victorian house is a perfect setting for a getaway, vacation, or a special occasion to celebrate. At the Blue Ridge Inn Bed and Breakfast, the experiences are so unique and memorable that our guests are inspired to return time and time again.
Blue Ridge Inn Bed & Breakfast
477 West First Street
Blue Ridge, GA
Phone: (706) 661-7575 Website: BlueRidgeInnBandB.com
What’s more classically romantic than red roses? Add a dozen or half-dozen red roses to brighten your room and celebrate a special occasion. Please allow us at least 24 hours notice prior to arrival.
Brighten your stay with a bouquet of seasonal blooms. We’ll have a bouquet of local flowers perfectly arranged in your room upon checkin along with a special note. Please allow us at least 24 hours notice prior to arrival.