77.0% Based on 1123 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

3.5-star beach lodge near Lake Lanier

Steps from the beach

Within a 10-minute walk of the lodge, you'll find Lake Lanier and Pine Isle Golf Course. Bona Allen Mansion is within 6 miles (10 km) and Buford Community Center is within 9 miles (15 km).

18-hole golf course

This lodge features a golf course, a full-service spa, and a water park. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Bring the family and enjoy the children's club, mini golf, and free theme park shuttle.

Free Internet, comfy beds

The 282 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as comfy beds. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include balconies or patios and iPod docks.

Lodge Double

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$199 per night

2-Bedroom Lakehouse Innercircle Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Accessible Lodge King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Lodge Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa King (Pets Not Allowed)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Lodge One Bedroom Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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About the Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge

Location 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518

Property Features

Unwind on the lodge's private sand beach. For a free ride to the surf and sand, catch the lodge's complimentary beach shuttle. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Enjoy a summer holiday at Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge, where you can work on your swing at the golf course or spend a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This beach lodge also offers a water park (surcharge), an outdoor pool, and outdoor tennis courts. Free self parking and valet parking are available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Buford lodge.

  • 282 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 37 buildings
  • 2 dining venues
  • 22281 sq ft of conference space
  • 2070 sq m of conference space
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Free theme park shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , RV, bus, truck parking

Transport

  • Airport: Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.) (88.5 km / 55 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free beach shuttle and theme park shuttle; area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge offers 282 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and complimentary newspapers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Buford lodge provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Bullfrogs Bar and Grille - This poolside restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Sidney's Restaurant - Overlooking the pool, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Land Shark Cove Bar-Grill - This beachfront bar specializes in American cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Butlers Pantry - This coffee shop specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, and light fare. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy the facilities at the waterpark with waterslides. In addition to an outdoor pool, other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ziplining on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Horse riding/rental on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Tranquility has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

The spa is open select days.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Weight limit: 80 lb
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 15.51 per accommodation, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 15.95 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per pet, per stay
  • Early check-in fee: USD 0.00 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Legacy Lodge
  • Legacy Lodge Buford
  • Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge Buford
  • Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge
  • Lanier Islands Legacy Buford
  • Lanier Islands Legacy
  • Legacy Hotel Buford
  • Legacy Resort Buford

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the lodge before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.