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The Guest Lodge Gainesville
2 out of 5
520 Queen City Parkway, Gainesville, GA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $85 per night from Aug 15 to Aug 15
0.46 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (892 reviews)
"Comfortable. Clean."

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2021

The Guest Lodge Gainesville
Farmhouse in a Peaceful Paradise With Huge Hot tub
8.27 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
This was a nice experience
"It was clean and I enjoyed the amenities would definately rent again while visiting lake Lanier area"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Farmhouse in a Peaceful Paradise With Huge Hot tub
Brown Bungalow by the Lake
The price is $106 per night from Aug 8 to Aug 8
5.4 mi from city center
Brown Bungalow by the Lake
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New! Lake Lanier Home w/ Game Room & Private Dock!
8.14 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Lake vacation
"The house is beautiful and very accommodating. The guys loved fishing off the dock day and night. The deck was amazing. Only downside is the steep hill to lake, as most are but when wet it was pretty slippery. Had a great time."

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

New! Lake Lanier Home w/ Game Room & Private Dock!
Blue Bungalow by the Lake
The price is $106 per night from Aug 13 to Aug 13
5.41 mi from city center
Blue Bungalow by the Lake
A Beautiful Vacation Home on Lake Lanier W Hot Tub and Stunning 14 Acres of Land
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Better than we expected
"Even better than I expected! This house is designed for gathering with family and friends with plenty of beds and great common spaces. And the stay was perfect for our group! Lot’s of space to spread out outside with the screened in porch, jacuzzi, and the pool. House had everything we needed and ..."

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

A Beautiful Vacation Home on Lake Lanier W Hot Tub and Stunning 14 Acres of Land
New! Remodeled Lakefront Retreat w/ Decks and Dock
5.7 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Beautiful view, relaxing stay
"Our family enjoyed a quiet, restful stay at this beautiful property. Elaine, the property manager, was easily available if we needed anything. The house has a beautiful view of the lake and large windows providing wonderful light. I also liked the open floor plan on the top floor where we all could ..."

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2021

New! Remodeled Lakefront Retreat w/ Decks and Dock
New! Lakeview Landing Lanier- a Serene Retreat With Firepit, Dock and Kayaks!
5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Beautiful lake cottage with amazing views
"We spent a great week at this property. We come up to Lake Lanier each summer and rent a house on the lake for the week. We consider ourselves to be a bit of "vacation house-snobs" when it comes to where we stay. This lake house exceeded our expectations! Each room has incredible views from all the ..."

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2021

New! Lakeview Landing Lanier- a Serene Retreat With Firepit, Dock and Kayaks!
Budgetel Inn and Suites
2 out of 5
726 Jesse Jewell Pkwy, Gainesville, GA
0.53 mi from city center
Budgetel Inn and Suites
HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof Gainesville
2 out of 5
1115 Jesse Jewell Parkway SW, Gainesville, GA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
0.91 mi from city center
2/5 (160 reviews)
"Good location, Not to far from the business. Friendly Staff"

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof Gainesville
Lake Lanier Home w/ Dock, Boat Parking, & Grill!
4.43 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (33 reviews)
This property delivers!
"This cottage on a quiet cove at the northern end of Lake Lanier is very well suited to be your getaway. It delivered all that they claim. The layout is great for extended families with space to sprawl. It is well stocked, we were amazed that the TV channel lineup was extensive with multiple large ..."

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Lake Lanier Home w/ Dock, Boat Parking, & Grill!
Unique Lake Lanier Cottage ~ On Super Deep Water Near North GA Mountains!!
4.8/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
Five Stars+
"Amazing lake home for a quick getaway with my wife and teenage son. The house had everything you can want or imagine. My son loved the video arcade system, although I think “dad” enjoyed it more! This home had all the big things and every “little” thing you could imagine. Check in process was so ..."

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Unique Lake Lanier Cottage ~ On Super Deep Water Near North GA Mountains!!
Peaceful Lake House Near Appalachian Mountains
6.96 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)
Perfect getaway house
"This house was such a great find! It was beautiful and at a great location right on the water. The dock was easy to access and we were able to rent a boat. The house had so much space and all of the beds were very comfortable. The owner was very kind and easy to reach at all times. Overall the house ..."

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2021

Peaceful Lake House Near Appalachian Mountains
Super Unique Lake Lanier Lake House With Double Slip Party Deck Dock
4.9/5Exceptional! (46 reviews)
Unique house on the lake
"Our stay at this lake house was awesome and the process of renting it was super easy"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2021

Super Unique Lake Lanier Lake House With Double Slip Party Deck Dock
Magnificent Lake Lanier Home-indonesian Decor-huge Party Dock
4.7/5Exceptional! (145 reviews)
Perfect lake vacation
"Our vacation here could not have gone better. The house is great and was exactly what we saw in the listing. Our kids loved jumping off the dock and there was room for us to dock our boat. The inside has plenty of space for two families. There are two masters which makes it great if there are two ..."

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2021

Magnificent Lake Lanier Home-indonesian Decor-huge Party Dock
Little Bird's Landing on Lake Lanier - Multiple Families
7.2 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Family fun time
"Good. Maybe because of our age we had a problem getting up the hill from the dock to the house"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2021

Little Bird's Landing on Lake Lanier - Multiple Families
5 Star Luxury 6700 sq ft, Designer Furnishings, Heated Pool, Easy Walk to Dock
5/5Exceptional! (65 reviews)
Great house on the lake!
"Large house mid lake. Also has a great pool that you can jump in when you get back off the lake. I would definitely recommend!"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

5 Star Luxury 6700 sq ft, Designer Furnishings, Heated Pool, Easy Walk to Dock
Gainesville Home on Lake Lanier w/ Shared Dock!
7.74 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (10 reviews)
Beautiful view
"A little noisy with traffic but the view was spectacular. Some items need to be repaired and could use more kitchen dishware but other than that, we enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Gainesville Home on Lake Lanier w/ Shared Dock!
Water's Edge 7 Bdrm / 5.5 Bath Home Steps From The Lake
5.45 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Wonderful week
"Top notch"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Water's Edge 7 Bdrm / 5.5 Bath Home Steps From The Lake
Lake Lanier Farmhouse Near Olympic Rowing Venue
3.6 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Lake happiness
"Great house on a wonderful quiet part of the lake. We will be back !!!"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

Lake Lanier Farmhouse Near Olympic Rowing Venue
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Visiting Gainesville

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Gainesville, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its festivals, lakeside setting, and wineries. Top sights in the city include Lake Lanier, North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall, and Mall of Georgia.

  • There are 121 hotels and other accommodations in Gainesville
  • The closest major airport is in Athens, GA (AHN-Ben Epps), 37.5 mi (60.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree), 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Gainesville

Well-known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include Gainesville Theatre Alliance, Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, and Smithgall Arts Center. Favorite family attractions include Mayfield Dairy Farms and Stonewood Riding Stables. The lakeside and mountain views highlight the city's natural beauty with places to visit including Lake Lanier, Chattahoochee National Forest, and Amicalola Falls State Park.

In Gainesville, there are 121 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Here are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Braselton - This 2.5-star hotel features a winery, a golf course, and free breakfast. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and comfortable beds.
  • Chateau Elan - Our customers like the pool and quiet location at this resort. With a stay at this 4.5-star resort, guests can enjoy access to a winery and a full-service spa, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Buford NE - Lake Lanier Area - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its helpful staff and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Other top sights in Gainesville include North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall and Mall of Georgia. Popular places to see around the area include Infinite Energy Arena, located 26.1 mi (42.1 km) from the heart of the city, and Sugarloaf Mills, which is 26.2 mi/42.2 km away.

Getting Around Gainesville

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Gainesville Station. Gainesville might not have very many public transportation choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Gainesville

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 67°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 31°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 44°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 87°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 75°F as the daytime average and 32°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Gainesville is 53.16 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 86°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 33°F

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