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Misty Mountain Inn & Policies 

***Please note that the nightly prices listed here are subject to change and may be higher and/or with longer minimums on holidays, event/festival dates, & during peak season. In addition minimum rental days may change between 2, 3, & 4 days. Feel free to call if you cannot book the dates you are seeking.  


ARRIVAL TIMES -  Check-in after 3:00 PM and Check out before 10:00 AM


CHILDREN - Children are welcome with an accompanying adult. All cabins have some type of stairs, whether inside for a loft or second story or on the front porch, which could be dangerous for smaller children/babies. Also, cabins are not “child-proofed”. If bringing children, you should check each space for potential hazards and mitigate the potential danger.  


PETS - Our cabins are dog-friendly and dogs are welcome. Each cabin is checked using a black light before and after your arrival to ensure the cabin is clean. We allow up to 2 dogs per cabin maximum. There is a $35 dog fee, per dog but each dog must be approved in advance and agree to pet policy and sign pet release. Please pick up after your pet and discard the pet waste in one of the many provided trash cans. All dogs must be left in a kennel when unattended in the cabin and can be left alone for no more than 4 hours. In the event you need to be away for more than 4 hours we also offer pet walking. Please inquire if you desire this service. 


CREDIT CARD SECURITY -  Your credit card information is stored and processed securely using 3rd party services like AIRBNB, VRBO, and Paypal. 


OCCUPANCY - Guest(s) understands that Misty Mountain Inn & Cottages will only accept reservations from responsible adults at least 21 years of age. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS. Guests who initiate rental will remain responsible for all guests(s) or Licensee of Guest(s) during occupancy of the subject property.


ADDITIONAL GUESTS - all cottage capacities are per the listing description. Exceeding this capacity is not permitted without MMIC permission in advance. 


CANCELLATION POLICY - Note this policy is for direct booking thru MMIC. All other policies are denoted by the platform being used (VRBO/Airbnb, etc.). 

  • Misty Mountain Direct Booking Site - In order to officially hold a reservation 50% of total balance is due upon receipt of invoice. Failure to pay required balance will result in booking being cancelled. Upon booking - if the check-in date is at least 14 days away a full refund can be made for cancellations made within 48 hours of booking.  A 50% refund for cancellations will be made for cancellations made at least 30 days before check-in. No refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of check-in. 


TELEVISION - MMIC provides basic programming through Dish TV and you can also access apps such as Netflix and pay per view. 

QUIET TIME - We want to do our absolute best to provide each guest with the opportunity to Rest & Renew. To do this we ask that all guests do their best to minimize noise at all hours of the day. But, we do ask that all guests honor a 10 pm quiet period which lasts until 8 am. 

SHUTTLE SERVICE - As our schedule permits we do provide a shuttle to and from major hiking trails. We charge .57 mi and $20 per hour (min) for all transport. If you desire to slack pack and will need frequent transport please contact us in advance. For hikers staying at MMIC, unless otherwise informed the shuttle is included for transport to/from Neels Gap. 


TELEPHONE – Most cabins are not equipped with a telephone. Cellular reception cannot be a guarantee at your cabin. Service providers Verizon Wireless and Sprint dominate our area.


FIREPLACES - All cabins have wood-burning fireplaces. WOOD BURNING fireplaces are seasonally available from October 1 through April 1st. Seasoned firewood bundles are at times available for sale at Misty Mountain Inn & Cottages or you can purchase at a local store. Do not forage for wood in the surrounding woods. 


NO SMOKING - All cabins are NON-SMOKING and this policy is strictly enforced. Smoking is allowed outside on the porches and decks. Please do not dispose of cigarette butts in the yard or surrounding grounds.  


ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE - By Georgia Law, no drinking of alcoholic beverages by persons under the legal age of 21 is allowed. NO HOUSE PARTIES ALLOWED. Violation will be cause for immediate eviction with the loss of all booking monies paid.


DEER – COYOTE – BEAR – INSECTS - Deer, Coyote, Bear, Turkey, Possum, Raccoons, Ladybugs, Carpenter Bees, Wasps, Mice, Squirrels, Scorpions, Ticks, Ants, Chiggers, etc. may be encountered. There is no refund for the presence of typical North Georgia mountain creatures.


MAINTENANCE POLICY - If you have an issue after hours please call the number provided to you at check-in. Please use this number for major emergencies only. (Heat is not working, no water, or a safety issue, etc.) All other maintenance issues should be called in during normal business hours. These would include problems with the television, gas fireplace, etc. If you have a medical emergency you should call 911. 


REPAIRS – SERVICE CALLS - Misty Mountain Inn & Cottages cannot guarantee against mechanical failure of heating, air conditioning, TVs, Satellite Receivers, DVD players, Wi-Fi modems, or other appliances. Please report any equipment that is not operating properly. MMIC will make every effort to resolve the problem as quickly as possible.