The Smith House, located in the quaint Appalachian town of Dahlonega, Georgia, has had its doors open to visitors since 1899. One thing’s for sure, there’s no shortage of Southern Hospitality around here. Come sit back and enjoy our homemade country cooking in the family-style dining area and you’ll see what we’re talking about. Come kick back for a weekend in one of our comfortable, yet luxurious rooms and enjoy the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of Dahlonega. Take a hike. Ride a bike. Take a vineyard tour. Shop around in the unique shops of our quaint town, which is located just one block from our doorstep. Come see what our little town has to offer.  We’re sure you’ll have a great time!

Gold Rush History right in our Dining Room

Filmed live here at the restaurant. Paul interviewed owner Freddy Welch about the history of Dahlonega and The Smith House. Click here to see the live show.

Paul Milliken Fox 5 news “Hungry for History at The Smith House”

Accommodation Information

The Smith House Historic Inn has 16 rooms on the property, 24 rooms in our new Lodge, 4 villas located right on the historic town square, and 3 cottages all located in downtown Dahlonega.

Historic Family Style Dining

The Smith House has been serving family-style country cooking since 1922. Come and sample all of Bessie Smith’s fried chicken, cornbread, and country vegetables!

Celebrate at The Smith House

Looking for a space for your rehearsal dinner or other special events? Look no further. The Smith House will host your event in our private indoor and outdoor dining settings.


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