Best Hotels, Cottages, Cabins and Campgrounds
A Curated List of The Most Fascinating Places to Stay in Georgia
Georgia is definitely one of the most breathtaking yet underrated countries on this planet. Some say that it's an affordable alternative to the Alps.
We gathered a list of the most stunning hotels, cottages, cabins and even campgrounds for people who enjoy being in the mountains.
Note: We're talking about Georgia, a country in Europe, not a state in the USA.
Svaneti is one of the most popular and mysteriously beautiful regions of Georgia. This ancient mountainous region is surrounded by 4000m+ peaks including the highest mountain in Georgia, Mount Shkhara at 5201 meters. Svaneti is popular for its countless hiking routes, historical sights and an infinite list of things to do.
Ushguli, the second highest village in Georgia is in Svaneti. It is the last checkpoint of the most popular multi-day trek in Svaneti - from Mestia to Ushguli.
This treehouses from your childhood dream are available for rent. There are several different types of huts. It's situated in Keshkili, where you can get from Mestia using Hatsvali ski lift.
Heshkili Huts offer a budget double room, family room with garden view and much more. It also features a restaurant, BBQ facilities, a nice garden surrounded by mountains, a shared kitchen and a bar where you can get cocktails.
CloudBase Hut Staff Pick
On the way to Koruldi Alpine Lakes, at an altitude of 2300 meters, there is a cozy and beautiful CloudBase Hut. From there you have a bird's eye view on Mestia, the center of Svaneti. You can enjoy the panoramic view of Svanetian mountains including Tetnuldi and Ushba.
CloudBase is available for rent as a whole hut. You can contact Nick for additional details.
Kazbegi (Stepantsminda) is one of the best places to visit in Georgia for sure. Umpteen interesting hiking trails, mountains, sights and historic places are the main reason for Kazbegi being a must-see place for tourists. There are plentiful great accommodations to choose from. But which one exactly?
Rooms Hotel Kazbegi
By far the fanciest hotel in Kazbegi. Located in Stepantsminda Village, at the base of Kazbek Mountain. Rooms Hotel is minutes away from the 14th-century Gergeti Trinity Church.
It has a stylish restaurant and offers a great view on Kazbek Mountain (Georgian: Mkinvartsveri). Its swimming pool with a mountain view is the favorite part among all visitors. Rooms Hotel Kazbegi offers a campground for guests who rather prefer sleeping in tents. Helicopter tours are also available.
Step Inn Staff Pick
A beautiful and inexpensive alternative to Rooms Kazbegi. If you want an awesome view on the Kazbek Mountain but you're on a tight budget, Step Inn will be your best choice.
It has a really nice terrace and a garden with barbecue facilities. Certain units have a balcony with a fascinating mountain view.
Fifth Season Staff Pick
At an altitude of 2360 meters, Fifth Season is a great place for any outdoor enthusiast. The view of Chaukhi Mountains is really stunning. Many hiking and mountain biking routes start exactly here.
Fifth Season has comfortable rooms with unforgettable views. The campground is also available for those who like five billion stars above. It features a bar and a small restaurant. Music creates a very pleasant atmosphere.
This is definitely a must-stay place if you enjoy being in the mountains.
In just a few meters from Fifth Season in the Kazbegi National Park, Zeta Camping features a spacious outdoor area with a lake. It offers a 24-hour front desk and a restaurant. There is a climbing wall for kids. Zeta is 20km from Stepantsminda.
Zeta Camping is mostly popular for its campground, but it also offers beds in an 8-bed dormitory room. Restaurant with Georgian dishes is ready for you.
Camp at Kuro
Another great accommodation if you're traveling on a low budget. Tents, double rooms and dorm rooms are available for booking. The property also offers grocery delivery.
Friendly and relaxing atmosphere accompanied by live music will create amazing stories and travel memories.
Another affordable place to stay in Kazbegi. This cozy cottages offer a great view and probably everything you will need while traveling and exploring Kazbegi.
Glamping Georgia Krikhi
These luxury dome tents are available for booking at a really low price.
It has a terrace, a kitchen with a toaster and a fridge. It has a private bathroom too. A balcony with mountain view is offered in all units.
It's in a walking distance from Krikhula and Khoteura rivers and Shaori lake. It's also near Tskhrajvari, which is probably the best place for Highline in Georgia.
Garemo Staff Pick
This cottage looks like it's from a fairytale. It offers separate rooms as well as 6-bed dormitory room. Every room in this beautiful cottage has a balcony and there is a nice swimming pool in the garden.
It's in a walking distance from Krikhula and Rioni rivers. Tskhrajvari and Shaori Lake are also nearby.