Cloudland Opening!

We’re just a few days away from the opening of Cloudland at McLemore, a Curio Collection Hotel by Hilton.  As the anticipation builds towards the opening of Cloudland the first part of March 2024, we thought it wise to take a sneak peek inside this luxurious mountaintop retreat and discover the magic awaiting your escape. Because there is a lot more to experience than McLemore Golf now.

A Retreat Into World Class Golf, Nature, and a Lot More

Nestled on a bluff top overlooking the breathtaking scenery of McLemore Cove stands The Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort.  Offering a seamless combination of luxury, tranquility, and natural beauty, Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort is a stunning destination of unparalleled experiences. It’s an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, where the crisp mountain air and majestic landscapes rejuvenate the soul.

McLemore Resort is situated on Lookout Mountain, Georgia, a location renowned for its panoramic views and abundant outdoor activities. As guests arrive at the resort, they are greeted by the serene ambiance of the surrounding wilderness, setting the stage for a truly immersive experience in nature.

Cloudland isn’t your average mountain lodge. It seamlessly blends rustic elegance with contemporary touches, creating an atmosphere that’s both inviting and sophisticated. Imagine sinking into plush sofas by the grand stone fireplace in the Great Room, its two-story windows framing the mesmerizing vistas of Lookout Mountain. Or retreat to your room, where warm, natural tones and modern amenities provide a haven of comfort and tranquility.

Luxurious Accommodations

Cloudland Hotel offers a blend of contemporary elegance and rustic charm. Each room and suite is meticulously designed to provide comfort and luxury, with modern amenities and breathtaking views of the mountains or the lush golf course that winds through the property.

Guests can choose from a variety of accommodations, ranging from spacious suites with private balconies to cozy rooms with plush bedding and stylish decor. Whether relaxing in front of the fireplace or unwinding in a luxurious soaking tub, every detail has been carefully curated to ensure a memorable stay.

A Feast for the Senses:

Cloudland tantalizes your taste buds with diverse culinary experiences. Featuring 5 distinct dining options that will indulge your senses and satisfy anyone’s cravings. Whether dining al fresco with panoramic views of the mountains or enjoying an intimate dinner by the fireplace, guests are invited to savor each moment and delight in the flavors of the region.

The Croft will serve guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring a rustic Scottish setting. Fresh ingredients from local farms inspire a fantastic menu for all 3 dining services. You’ll also be able to indulge in hand-crafted cocktails as you view the scenery around you.

Auld Alliance serves exquisite gourmet dinners in a traditional French Countryside style. This is an upscale environment that bridges culture with cuisine while offering a magnificent cliff-edge view of McLemore Cove.

The Pocket Café is a cozy respite of refreshing pick-me-ups and traditional breakfast and lunch offerings.  The charming coffee shop environment welcomes all guests with a comforting aroma of coffee and pastries each morning.

Sky Bar will have you perched along the bluff’s edge, tantalizing your eyes while satisfying your taste buds. This poolside oasis features panoramic views of McLemore Cove in a stylish open air lounge setting.

And of course there is The Creag, the featured dinner spot for all McLemore guests and members. Featuring seasonal menus made of hand-picked ingredients, The Creag provides you a fantastic view of The Cairn as well as spectacular views above McLemore Cove.

Unwind and Rejuvenate

Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort provides the perfect setting for relaxation and renewal. And offers all its guests’ amenities to further enhance the natural beauty of the area.

After a day of golf or adventure along the trails of McLemore, you must visit Selah Spa.  The serenity of this personal sanctuary will indulgence all your senses, providing a pampering experience that nourishes the body, mind, and soul. From revitalizing massages to restorative facials, the spa offers a range of treatments designed to promote relaxation and rejuvenation.

Cloudland also offers a complete fitness center, open 24 hours a day. Whether you want to take a spin class or engage in a yoga class, Cloudland’s fitness center will provide you with a complete atmosphere to get your mind and body ready for the day. Or relaxed enough to enjoy a fantastic evening. 

A Haven for Outdoor Enthusiasts

For those with a sense of adventure, McLemore Resort offers a wide array of outdoor activities to explore the natural beauty of the surrounding area. From hiking along scenic trails to teeing off on the championship golf course, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Nature enthusiasts will delight in the abundance of wildlife and stunning vistas that can be found throughout the resort’s expansive grounds. Whether embarking on a guided nature walk or simply enjoying a quiet moment surrounded by the sights and sounds of the mountains, guests are sure to be enchanted by the natural wonders of Lookout Mountain.

There’s also the scenery and adventure of the many offerings provided by the area itself. You can explore the hidden caverns of Ruby Falls, marvel at the breathtaking views from Rock City, or take a thrilling ride on the historic Incline Railway. Chattanooga, with its vibrant culture and art scene, awaits just a 45-minute drive away.

Of Course, There’s Golf!

How can we tell you about Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort without telling you about the magnificent golf experiences awaiting you?

The Highlands Course is a Rees Jones and Bill Bergin designed masterpiece.  Featuring the 10th best finishing hole in all the world, as ranked by Links Magazine, The Highlands Course provide a challenge to any skill level golfer. While providing scenic vistas of the canyons, hills, and parkland topography the property provides.

The Cairn is a 6-hole challenge of your short game skills.  Nestled between The Creag and the 18th Hole of the Highlands Course, The Cairn can be the focus of your improvement. Or a social setting for you and friends to unwind after playing 18 holes.

The Keep opens in late August of 2024. Another Jones/Bergin Masterpiece, 6 of its holes are set on the bluff of McLemore Cove. Requiring you to play your best no matter the conditions.

Lastly, there is the calendar of events and improvement offerings of McLemore Golf School.  Whether wanting to learn with friends in a 3-day group golf school. Or concentrating on improving your skills with 1-to-1 coaching, McLemore Golf School is prepared to provide you a best-in-class experience, featuring our highly ranked and regarded staff of golf coaches.


The countdown is on! Be among the first to experience this extraordinary mountaintop haven. Special opening packages are available, offering the perfect opportunity to create unforgettable memories in this unique setting.

In a world where the pace of life seems to be ever-accelerating, the Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort offers a sanctuary where time slows down, and the beauty of nature takes center stage. From luxurious accommodations to outdoor adventures and indulgent dining experiences, every aspect of the resort is designed to provide guests with a truly unforgettable escape.

Whether seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or simply a retreat into nature, the Cloudland Hotel at McLemore Resort invites guests to discover the magic of Lookout Mountain and create memories that will last a lifetime.

And don’t forget to follow Cloudland on social media for exclusive updates, sneak peeks, and opening ceremony details!