How and when do I pay for my reservation?
We require 20% of the total cost due with the reservation. The balance is due one week prior to your stay. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.
How do I get directions to the cabin?
When the balance due is paid one week prior to your stay, we will send you directions and lockbox information to the cabin.
Do you have pet friendly cabins?
Yes, several cabins offer that amenity; with a non-refundable pet fee (Pet fee is $25 per pet for the entire stay.)- We do ask that you do not leave your pet unattended – please leave in a crate or kennel – a pet in an unfamiliar place can be full of anxiety. This a pet fee not a damage fee, any damage from your pet will come out of your Security Deposit.
Are the cabins close to one another?
Some of our cabins are located in the general vicinity of other cabins but all cabins are privately owned and are spread throughout Gilmer and Fannin Counties.
Are there age restrictions on renting a cabin?
Yes, you must be of “legal and responsible age” so we will not rent to anyone under 25 years old. The person making the reservation must be one of the guests who remain with the rental party throughout their stay. Parents please do not call to rent for high school or college parties as guests will be asked for proof of age at time of check-in.
What if we have a problem at the cabin?
You just call our office number 1-800-590-8403, please do this from the cabin phone. There is also a list of emergency numbers posted in the cabin. 911 service is available at all cabins.
Can I check-in to my cabin after your office is closed?
Our cabins are set up on a lockbox system so, you can arrive anytime after check-in. If you will be arriving after dark, please bring a flashlight to see the lockbox.
Do you have a No Smoking Policy?
Yes all cabins are considered to be Non-Smoking and this policy will be strictly enforced and there will be additional cleaning charges should it be found that someone has violated the policy.
What are the ways to make a reservation?
View availability and make your reservation online or call our office 1-800-590-8403. The cabin rental contracts are on each cabins webpage. If you prefer, just call us and we will email the the contract to fill out and fax or email back to us. THE PERSON BOOKING THE CABIN MUST BE 25 YEARS OLD AND MUST BE EITHER THE PERSON, OR SPOUSE OF THE PERSON, WHO’S NAME APPEARS ON THE CREDIT CARD.
Where are the cabins located?
The cabins are located from approx. 10 to 20 minutes from either Blue Ridge or Ellijay, GA. Most cabins are located on gravel roads. You should not need a special vehicle (4×4), but we do suggest you do not drive a sports car or other low sitting vehicle. Please check with the office regarding cabins that could require 4 x 4. If you are riding a motorcycle, please call the office first. Some cabins will be more difficult for a motorcycle to access. If you plan on towing a trailer, please call the office first so that we can advise if the cabin you will be staying at is accessible for a trailer.
What should we bring with us?
All of our cabins provide linens, a start-up supply of paper products and fully equipped kitchens, so you need to bring only personal items (body soap, shampoo, hair dryer, etc…) and grocery items. It is recommended if you are there for an extended stay that you bring additional trash bags, paper products, and hand soap. All cabins have a washer and dryer. Detergent is provided.
- Toiletries (shampoo, bath soap, toothbrush etc)
- Shoes for hiking or walking around town
- Prepaid long distance calling card
- Towels for hot tub
- Movies for VCR or DVD players
Will my cell phone work at the cabin?
Cell phone service is somewhat sporadic in the mountains. Most cabins have limited or no cell service. Each cabin has a landline which provides local calling. Please bring a prepaid calling card for making long distance calls.
Are there grocery stores in the area?
There are several grocery stores nearby. There is an Ingles and a Food Lion located in Blue Ridge and an Ingles and a WalMart in Ellijay.
Can you get alcohol in the area?
You can purchase alcohol either in Ellijay, GA or Murphy, NC. Both of these cities are about 45 minutes from most of the cabins.
You can purchase beer and wine in the grocery store in Blue Ridge or Ellijay.
Is firewood provided at the cabin?
Firewood is not provided for wood burning fireplaces or fire pits. You may not cut wood surrounding the properties but small bundles of wood can be purchased at the local gas stations and grocery stores. ABSOLUTELY NO LIQUID ACCELERANT IS ALLOWED!!! These are very dangerous to you and our property.
YOUR FULL DEPOSIT WILL BE KEPT IF ONE IS USED!!!
What is the check-in/check-out policy?
CHECK-IN IS AT 3:00 PM Please do not attempt to check in early unless previous arrangements have been THROUGH OUR OFFICE, Early check-in’s are rare, but we will make every effort if a request is made at time of booking. Please call 24-48 hours prior to arrival to verify availability.
CHECK-OUT IS AT 11:00AM: It is our mission to provide the cleanest cabins possible so that our guests will come back to us in the future! This 4 hour window allows just enough time for the cabin to be cleaned and for the hot tub to be sanitized between guests. Please help our housekeeping staff meet their schedule without inconveniencing the next guest by checking out on time and following the check out procedures posted in the cabin.
Can I watch TV at the cabin?
All of our cabins are equipped with Satellite or Cable TV. The channels available varies by cabin.
Will I need 4-wheel drive to get to the cabin?
No but, cars with low clearance are should be avoided. The roads to the cabins are well maintained so you should be ok. However, you need to remember that most of our cabins are going to be on gravel roads. If you are trying to decide between the Corvette and the Jeep, do yourself a favor and bring the Jeep.
Where can we eat?
There are many places locally to dine in Ellijay, Blue Ridge and surrounding counties.
Is there a minimum length of stay in the mountain cabins?
Every cabin has a two-night minimum. Bloack Oaks Lodge has a three night minimum year around. A 3-night stay is required on select holidays throughout the year. A 4 night minimum stay is required for Thanksgiving (free nights are not offered for Thanksgiving).
What is the cancellation policy?
CANCELLATION – A $40.00 administration fee is assessed for all cancellations. However, if Guest(s) cancel less than fourteen (14) days prior to their arrival date Guest(s) advance payment will be forfeited. No Cash Refunds Are Given!
Lost and Found
We hold all items left behind by guests for 7 days. There is a $25 service charge plus postage cost to return items left behind.