2023 BRI Conference Lodging

July 23 – 27, 2023
Unicoi State Park
Helen, GA

Lodging Reservations

Unicoi State Park offers a variety of outstanding accommodations for your selection. BRI is holding some accommodations space. Book your rooms early. 

Lodging rates are between $169 to $259 a night based on accomodation selected. 

TIP: Vrbo and Airbnb do NOT have any lodging on the Unicoi property. The listing is in Helen, GA outside of Unicoi Park. Travel will be required daily. 

Phone Reservations

Call the Reservations Department at 1-800-573-9659 and use BRI Group Code 10268.

Lodge reservations should be made before Monday, June 26, 2023. Reservations made after the deadline will only be accepted if space is available.

Online Reservations

Lodge reservations should be made before Monday, June 26, 2023. Reservations made after the deadline will only be accepted if space is available.

  • Click the button below to visit the Unicoi website.
  • Select your arrival and departure dates and the number of guests per room.
  • Click on RATE OPTIONS
  • Click “Promotional/Group Code” in the box and enter the BRI promotional code 10268.
  • Select a Room Type.
  • Select BOOK IT.
  • Complete required information to make reservation.

Guarenteed Reservations

All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit
card or by Organization. Lodge will not hold any reservation unless secured by one of the
aforementioned methods. Individual room reservation cancellations will be accepted by the Lodge from
the Cut-off date until 7 days prior to arrival without penalty. Individual room reservation cancellations
received 6 days or less prior to the arrival date will result in a charge of one night’s room and tax. Please
inform your attendees to record and keep their individual cancellation number as “No-Show”
reservations, as well as “Early Departures,” will be charged at 100% of the daily rate of the reservation
for the entire reserved stay.

Lodging Options

A range of sizes, styles, and locations make Unicoi State Park some of the most popular rental cabins in Helen, GA. Unicoi offers 1, 2, and 3-bedroom accommodations, including ADA-accessible and pet-friendly options.

The BRI Lodging Block could not include all lodging accommodations. Below are the rooms included in the BRI room block. 

The following accommodations are available in the BRI room block special rate.

Hotel Lodge

The rate is $169 a night. 

The lodge features comfortable modern guest rooms in a variety of arrangements. Choose from our spacious king, double queen, or rooms with two full-size beds. Enjoy Wi-Fi, cable TV, and many other modern conveniences found at the Lodge, including our convenient Business Center, restaurant, tavern, and a gift shop.

Barrel Cabins

The rate range is $169 – $229 a night.

Perched on the hillside and nestled into the forest, the Barrel Cabins offer guests comfort and quirkiness with their unusual design. Options range from a 1-bedroom and 1-bath with a sleeper sofa to a 2-bedroom and 1-bath with king or queen accommodations. Located near Unicoi Lake with easy access to all the great recreation activities. Cabins include WIFI and TV.

Deluxe Cabins

The rate is $259 a night.

If you’re in need of some extra space, look no further than the Deluxe Cabins. Reserve one of our 3-bedroom and 2-bath lake-view cabins. They feature two king bedrooms, one queen bedroom, a sleeper sofa, a full kitchen, cable TV, WiFi, a fireplace, and more. The Deluxe Cabins provide easy access to local shopping, sightseeing, hiking trails, and the beach at Unicoi Lake. 

The following accommodations are NOT available in the BRI room block special rate.

Smith Creek Cabins

Not in the BRI Room Block. There are no discounted rates for these options.

The 2-bedroom and 2-bath Smith Creek Cabins are the park’s most rustic cabins. The Smith Creek cabins are very rustic. These are unplugged cabins as they do not include televisions or WiFi. It is the ideal place to get off the grid, unplug from the modern world, and tune into nature.

Each rental features a full kitchen, a wood-burning fireplace, and central heating and air.  They have easy access to Downtown Alpine Helen, trout streams, and nearby Anna Ruby Falls. These cabins are located 3 miles from the Lodge near the entrance to Anna Ruby Falls. These cabins offer the best opportunities for quiet mornings watching deer and wild turkeys.

Not easily accessible to resort options or the conference location. 


Not in the BRI Room Block. There are no discounted rates for these options.

Combining luxury and the great outdoors, the spacious and completely furnished Safari Tents give large families or groups the extra space they need to glamp in comfort. All tents include the following:

  • Keurig Coffee maker
  • Mini fridge
  • Rugs, lamps, diffusers, and other home décor
  • Electrical outlets to charge your devices
  • A Ceiling Fan, Residential A/C, & Heating Unit

The Glampsite will include 2 hammocks, a wood fire ring, a charcoal grill with a cooking grate, string lights, 2 camp chairs, and a picnic table. 

Anyone that would like to reserve campsites including the glamping sites will need to go to Unicoi website and click on ‘accommodations’ and select glamp sites and/or campsites.