Experience Next Level of Luxury at Valhalla Resort Hotel
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The north Georgia mountains are a destination of choice for experiencing the beautiful colors of autumn. With the July 2017 grand opening of Valhalla Resort Hotel, your soon-to-be-favorite mountain getaway awaits.
Discerning travelers with a taste for the high life can enjoy mountain vistas at Helen, Georgia’s newest property, adjacent to Innsbruck Golf Club, complete with the next level of accommodations and service.
From a member of the interior design team of Coastal Georgia’s legendary Jekyll Island Club restoration project comes the ultimate in mountain resort properties: Valhalla Resort Hotel. Developed with the intent to provide old world charm with true Southern hospitality, owners Jerry and Gayle Murdock’s vision brings a much-needed respite from city life with all the comforts of a five-star hotel. Valhalla Resort Hotel presents a delectable breakthrough in nearby destination getaways in the popular mountain area about an hour north of metropolitan Atlanta.
“We love the North Georgia mountains and felt we could attract more guests to the area with an upscale property,” states Jerry Murdock. “We’re excited to provide an alternative in our region. Our goal is to allow our guests to fully experience the pure beauty and relaxation of our regal retreat.” The unique mountain property is the only luxury resort in the area and will appeal to travelers with a taste for the finer things in life.
Valhalla gets its name from the ancient mythical heaven for Norse warriors. With Murdock’s Scottish heritage, the name was fitting and inspires a respite from the complexities of everyday life. Gayle Murdock, an accomplished interior designer, worked with architect George Hlavenka to create the décor reminiscent of an ancient Scottish castle, but with the modern comforts of home and upscale finishes for the ultimate in pampering. Its grand European architecture and luxurious, rustic/contemporary design creates an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experience. Guests can expect a warm, welcoming atmosphere complete with personalized service, attention to detail, and sublime scenery.
Situated on 5 acres of land, the unique all-king suites offer exquisite views of the mountains and year-round beauty. Each room also features luxurious bedding, gas fireplaces with separate seating areas, two smart TVs, balconies, Carrera marble vanities and spa rainfall showers. Valhalla even offers pet friendly rooms. Guests can make the most of their stay with time spent at the Innsbruck Golf Club, deluxe spa services, outdoor pool, and the area’s only true fine-dining restaurant.
Executive Chef Dean Hill comes to Valhalla Resort Hotel from Potomac Point Winery located in historic Stafford County, Virginia, where he was the executive chef. Originally from Pittsburgh, Chef Hill trained at Pennsylvania Culinary Institute’s prestigious Cordon Bleu Program. He started working as a Tournant Chef at The Broadmoor Resort, the only five-star, five-diamond resort in Colorado. Since then, he has worked at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia, the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco Bay, and the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla, Washington, known as “mini Napa Valley.” Chef Hill brings extensive experience, an expanse of knowledge and a flair for the farm-to-table experience. His favorite Southern comfort food is an elegant version of shrimp and grits that he features on the Caledonia Room menu. Private dinners may be booked in the Abbey Wine Cellar, and casually elegant dining is available in the Caledonia Room & Deck or the roof-top Sky Bar.
The Valhalla Concierge is always available to help plan and book guest excursions and adventures such as fly fishing, horseback riding, personal sunset carriage rides through the Sautee Valley, zip-lining, and wine tasting; complimentary shuttle service is available for guests to experience everything the north Georgia mountains have to offer.
In addition to providing a luxury getaway for the leisure traveler, Valhalla’s indoor and outdoor venues — and the skills of full-service staff — provide the ideal ingredients for special events, complete with upscale offerings for guests.
Making the ultimate appearance, guests have the option of arriving at Valhalla via plane or helicopter. Valhalla Resort Hotel air travel guests may land at Habersham airport (AJR) or at Valhalla’s private heliport: 34 ° 42’ 35“ N 83 ° 42’ 50 “ W.
Crisp mountain air, warm hospitality, world-class dining and cozy luxurious suites await you in north Georgia at Valhalla. To learn more about Valhalla Resort Hotel, to make reservations, and to find out about exciting events and specials, please visit ValhallaResortHotel.com or call (706) 878-2200. Follow Valhalla on Facebook @valhallaresorthotel and on Instagram at Valhalla_Resort_Hotel.