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After enjoying a good night s sleep in the king size log bed you will want to make this your home away from home Start the day with a cup of coffee on the covered porch while watching the sunrise through the trees Stay hidden away or venture out to the small town of Helen located only 6 miles from Bear Hug Downtown is filled with restaurants shops and attractions Spend the day visiting local wineries or take a hike on one of the many trails in the area Unicoi State Park is located only a mile away from the cabin making a leisure hike to Anna Ruby Falls very convenient Numerous wilderness areas and state parks with trails and waterfalls are located within easy driving distance Bear Hug s knotty-pine walls are accented with a collection of artfully crafted birdhouses in the living room and kitchen You will find the kitchen equipped with a stove oven and refrigerator as well as both a standard and a Keurig coffee maker Enjoy cooking a meal at the cabin knowing you only need bring the groceries We have the cookware and dinnerware you need stocked in the cabinets and drawers For your convenience there is also a washer and dryer The cozy living room is complete with a wood-burning fireplace and a flat screen television Curl up and watch a good movie Or you might decide to enjoy the peaceful mountain surroundings while relaxing in the hot tub located on the front deck Don t forget there is a gas grill on the back porch and an outdoor fire pit to enjoy Please know that pets are not allowed at Bear Hug This property includes our Xplorie Activity Program For each night you stay with us you will receive one free adult admission to one of eleven different activities From zip line tours and panning for gemstones to miniature golf and laser tag play while you stay


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It was clean, quaint, and perfect!

Visited on "September - 2019

Our Stay at Bear Hug

We arrived to find our cabin in absolutely EXCELLENT condition. The cabin was locate in a beautiful wooded area. It was so quiet you could hear a pin drop. I thought bugs would be an issue, however, except for one night after a period of rain, there was none. The bed was very comfortable, all the appliances were in excellent condition, the bathroom was very clean, all the TV’s worked fine, internet service was excellent, the BBQ grill was used and found clean and full of propane and the living room furniture was quite comfortable. We could not have asked for a more enjoyable stay. Johna was a great host and answered all our questions.

Visited on "August - 2019

Great getaway

Lovely cabin just far enough out of town. Easy to get too. Had everything we needed. Beautiful place to relax.

Visited on "March - 2019

Great getaway

We enjoyed our stay in the Bear Hug cabin. The cabin was neat and clean and everything worked. Easy access to the town I guess if I had a negative it would be the proximity of this cabin to the others around it. But it wasn't a game changer.

Visited on "February - 2019

Great experience!

Bear Hug Cabin was quiet, clean, comfortable and very cozy. It was a very short drive in to Helen, Georgia where there was great dining and entertainment. We also visited several of the beautiful waterfalls in and around Helen. We enjoyed our stay at Bear Hug and will be renting again from Georgia Mountain Rentals.

Visited on "March - 2019

Springtime in Helen

We had a great time and the cabin was very clean. My wife and I have rented from GMR many times and have never been disappointed! We will always come back.

Visited on "April - 2019

Bear Minimum

The cabin was lovely, comfortable and in a good location. Our issue was the limited amount of towels, 1 dish towel, no condiments and no coffee. Also, no rug at the back door to wipe your feet. Acorns fell on the roof constantly so it sounds like the cabin is under attack. There were no rules near the hot tub as the information claims.

Visited on "September - 2018

Wonderful weekend getaway!!

We enjoyed a quiet weekend away from the craziness of life while making the most of our weekend sight seeing and taking in the beauties of Helen!!! Our cabin was PERFECT for two!!!! It was clean and quiet and everything we could have asked for!!!!

Visited on "September - 2018

Take your cleaning products

Helen is always a great place to do weekend vacation .Upon arrival the cabin was in a great location but was very disappointed in the cleanliness. The sheets,towels were still from the last guest I think and the shower curtain was mildewed and bathroom was totally unacceptable but we called office and drove across town to get new sheets and towels. We have rented several times before and never had problem like this but were overall just disappointed in the cleanliness of the cabin

Visited on "November - 2018

Relaxing retreat

We spent three days in November at Bear Hug. The cabin was located within 5 miles of Helen but was quietly tucked away in the woods providing peace and quiet. The property was clean and well-maintained. We were pleasantly surprise at the size of the cabin as it was larger than we anticipated from the photographs. The staff answered all our questions and was very helpful with all aspects of our vacation. We most certainly would stay at Bear Hug again! We absolutely loved our experience.

Visited on "October - 2018

Perfect cabin for my son and I.

Awesome location. Close to everything, yet far enough away. Quiet place.

Visited on "November - 2018

Bear Hug

Everything about this cabin was positive - even better than the photos. Management and Housekeeping are to be commended.

Visited on "November - 2018

Great location

This cabin was a perfect location for our visit to Helen and the surrounding area. Even tho there were other cabins, they were not extremely close and it was very private and quiet. We found the cabin to be just as described, very comfortable and clean. We would definitely like to come back to the area and to this cabin

Visited on "December - 2018

Cozy cabin for a romantic getaway

We had an amazing time and will definitely be back to this particular cabin soon

Visited on "January - 2019

Cozy Cabin!

Great cozy cabin right outside of Helen, GA. Perfect for a couple. It has wifi and cable and was very clean and homely.

Visited on "March - 2018

Great stay

We came here on our honeymoon and stayed in Bear Hug. It was very clean, quiet,and peaceful. We couldn't have asked for the staff to treat us any better. We will surely be back for another visit in the near future.

Visited on "March - 2018

Fantastic weekend

This was an amazing little cabin. Owners were so kind and helpful. Even called on Saturday morning just to make we had everything we needed.

Visited on "May - 2018

Great Weekend Get Away

We needed a couple of days away from phones email and work. This cabin was just what the doctor ordered. Spent the whole weekend at the cabin with one trip to eat dinner out at Mully's Grill. Not quite as secluded as some of the other cabins we have rented but secluded enough. All in all a very relaxing and romantic weekend. Mission accomplished.

Visited on "May - 2018


we had a great stay the only complaint I have is the ramp gets a little slick when wet other than that great place

Visited on "May - 2018

Clean, comfortable, great all around!

This cabin was one of the most nicely appointed cabins we have stayed in. Everything was in excellent condition and very clean. In fact, the only negatives were very minor things: we could have used a cutting board in the kitchen, and it was a little tricky to spot the turn-off to the cabin on the highway. Otherwise, it was 5-stars across the board if you are looking for a quiet, comfortable place in the woods. (It is also a little bigger than it looks in the picture.) Quite close to Helen (less than 10 minutes).

Visited on "May - 2018

Anniversary Getaway

Bear Hug was perfect!! Hot tub was wonderful. Would highly recommend this cabin.

Visited on "June - 2018

Cozy Comfortable Retreat

What an amazing retreat and close to everything yet quiet and relaxing!

Visited on "June - 2018

Great place to stay

A good place to stay. The location is close enough to Helen that it’s not burdensome going to and coming from town, but far enough away to give an intimate feel. Pictures don’t do this place justice. Would recommend to anyone

Visited on "August - 2018

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