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Legacy Lodge

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Pool & Beach (35)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Situated along the shores of Lake Sidney Lanier, Lanier Islands boasts 1,500 scenic acres perfect for active families, romantic couples, corporate groups and solo travelers alike. Guests may choose from a variety of onsite activities and amenities that offer the perfect experience year-round, from Margaritaville at Lanier Islands – beach & water park – to diverse dining options, golf, spa, ziplining and boating. Additionally, this lakeside Georgia resort offers over 23,000 square feet of flexible event space and professional services for successful conferences, retreats, weddings, and other events. Luxurious amenities and unparalleled natural beauty come standard with every stay!
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Good to know
Great View
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Traveller rating
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Really enjoyed my stay. It was off season and really cool to have the place nearly to my self. The views are incredible with the crystal clear lake and deer that will just about eat from your hand. The bartender was really great and the staff was friendly. I look forward to
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Response from Brendan_McNulty, Manager at Legacy Lodge
Responded yesterday
It’s great that you came out to Lanier Islands and enjoyed our resort! It’s true that things are busiest in the summer – but we’re open year-round, with activities and attractions for every season. The deer have been especially busy this year as well! We look forward to seeing you again later in 2019!
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We live in Atlanta. This was the perfect long weekend. We took our 3 year old daughter to snow mountain and then for a pony ride the next morning. She had a blast. I got a hot stone massage. There are lots of fun things to do. Horseback Riding, Golf, A Spa and of course
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Response from Brendan_McNulty, Manager at Legacy Lodge
Responded yesterday
Lanier Islands is a fantastic family destination, with activities for adults, children, and families. It’s great you got to enjoy so much of our resort! Thank you for this great review, and we hope you get the chance to bring everyone back soon!
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Nice hotel! Great location! Fun getaway spot. Close to Atlanta, but far enough away to be retreat atmosphere. Everything would expect in a resort facility. Great décor and views from balcony. We had a nice 'picnic' on the deck overlooking the lake.
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Response from Brendan_McNulty, Manager at Legacy Lodge
Responded yesterday
Thank you for this review of our fantastic and unique resort! The Lodge offers comfortable, spacious accommodations on Lake Lanier, with great views and scenery all around – and none of it far from Atlanta! We’re thrilled you got to enjoy Lanier Islands, and we hope you come back soon.
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My fiance and I stayed at the Legacy Lodge as part of their Valentine's Day getaway and it was absolutely amazing! We had a great time walking around the grounds and eating at Bullfrog's (which was AWESOME). Highly recommend this resort for any occasion.
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Response from Brendan_McNulty, Manager at Legacy Lodge
Responded yesterday
Thank you for this fantastic review! Valentine’s is a special occasion at Lanier Islands every year, and we’re happy to offer two different Valentine’s packages annually. We hope to see you again next year!
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The property and scenery are beautiful. There were lots of walking paths for us to enjoy. The work out room had a beautiful lake view. The pool was gorgeous but mostly unused because of the cold weather. The gas fire pit was well used, though, helping to overcome the cold
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Response from Brendan_McNulty, Manager at Legacy Lodge
Responded yesterday
We have over 30 miles of nature trails here at Lanier Islands, and it’s fantastic that you got to enjoy them! We understand about the bars – they do stay open later on the weekends, particularly in the summer. Thank you for the review, and we hope to see you again soon!
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Legacy Lodge Twin Queen Bedroom
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It’s about $15, no more. We ate breakfast there many times - not included with the room rate. It’s very nice
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Hello - Buffet breakfast in Sidney's is $15.95 per adult, before tax and tip. Children 6 to 12 are at $10.95 each, and children 5 and under eat free with a paying adult.
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The Lodge features a single courtesy dock, located behind the property, for pickup and drop-off. This dock is not manned and does not accept reservations, but is typically open, especially in the mornings. Alternatively, you can use the courtesy docks by the Margaritaville wave pool or the boat slips at Harbor Landing, and then request pickup by the hotel shuttle.
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Yes, but you do need a Georgia fishing license for the adults. I can't recall the age for children when they don't need a license. Maybe under 16.
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Hello - this is Brendan, the Reservations Manager here at Lanier Islands. We'd be happy to discuss your needs directly - around that time we will have the Winter Adventure event ongoing, as well as having availability at many of our event venues! Please feel free to reach out to me directly.
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"definitely on the Lake"
"don't stay"
"Ask for a lake view room. Rooms by the fire pits are quieter than those by the pool."
"Stayed in both Lodge & Lake Side Cottages -- both are perfect."
"Keep up the good work"
US$196 - US$327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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