Cloudland At McLemore Resort Celebrates Completion Of Additional Amenities

  • Thursday, June 13, 2024

Cloudland at McLemore Resort celebrated its official grand opening on May 2 with the completion of its fine dining restaurant, Auld Alliance, and the resort’s infinity pool and hot tub.

Situated 30 miles from Chattanooga and less than two hours from the Atlanta metro area, Cloudland is the Southeast’s most anticipated hotel opening. The property offers 245 guest rooms, including 19 suites and 20,000 square feet of state-of-the-art indoor meeting and event space.

Led by award-winning Executive Chef Dustin Willet and Chef de Cuisine, Marc Rodriguez, Auld Alliance presents a culinary journey like no other, bridging Scottish and French cultures and cuisines. Built in 1295, the Auld Alliance is known as a historic pact between the kingdoms of Scotland and France. Today, this is celebrated as Cloudland’s signature dining offering.

Being one of the first French-Scottish restaurants in the United States, this authentic experience was concepted by industry and culinary experts within Valor Hospitality Partner’s food and beverage realm, SAVOR. The restaurant encompasses over 100 years of combined experience that translates directly through the exquisite menu, one-of-a-kind service, and innovative atmosphere.

The cuisine was carefully curated by award-winning chefs that took cues from the spirit of the early mountain-top settlers, with foraged and locally farmed, high-country fare blending Scottish classics with French elegance. Set among the stunning elevated view of the McLemore Cove, Auld Alliance is sure to become a unique and highly desirable dining journey for the senses.

Auld Alliance is open for dinner Tuesdays through Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The menu and reservations are now available at

Elevating the wellness experience found at Cloudland, the infinity edge pool and hot tub are sure to refresh the senses and allow guests to feel as if they are floating among the clouds. Located steps from Cloudland’s world class spa, Selah, the infinity pool is the perfect place to unwind and gaze at the awe-inspiring mountainous scenery. The pool is open to overnight guests and those who have booked a treatment at Selah.

Situated high above the clouds, Skyside officially opened May 24 as a stylish poolside oasis that offers guests a relaxed, cliff-side experience. With grand panoramic views overlooking mountain scenery, this open-air lounge serves an array of handcrafted cocktails, beverages, and bar bites including snacks, salads, bowls, handhelds and more. Skyside is open daily from 11a.m. to dusk. This exquisite fare is known as the perfect retreat surrounded with captivating sunsets and revitalized nature.

In addition to the cliff-edge infinity pool, sky bar and diverse dining options, guests can enjoy a range of amenities at Cloudland and access to two exceptional golf courses (McLemore’s Highlands Course and The Cairn short course), a full-service spa, and endless opportunities to explore Lookout Mountain and surrounding areas. A highly anticipated third golf course, The Keep, is currently under construction and is set to open later in 2024.

“We are delighted to share that our full array of resort amenities are open to be enjoyed by our guests,” says Mike Burton, managing director of Cloudland and McLemore Resort. “Whether you’re taking in the wondrous views of Lookout Mountain at Skyside with a craft cocktail, unwinding at Selah spa, or perfecting your swing on our world-class 18-hole golf course, these elements each come together to offer the complete Cloudland experience.”

Aside from its proximity to regional hubs and major airports, Cloudland’s unique location highlights the unspoiled simplicity of nature that spans as far as the eye can see. Access to the outdoors, whether within the gates of McLemore or beyond, is endless, with scenic hikes, rock climbing, road cycling, hang gliding and more just minutes from Cloudland.

To book reservations at Cloudland at McLemore or for more information, call 888-391-1148.

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