University Guest Rooms


Need a guest room for a family member? Planning for a special event or conference? Call the University Guest Rooms (931) 598-1686.

Welcome letter and instructions for your stay in a printable format

Rebel’s Rest has a total of 9 guest rooms available to accommodate University visitors and guests. These convenient facilities may be used by the following persons:

  • University employees, alumni, regents and trustees and their guests
  • Parents of past, current, and potential students
  • Residents of the domain and their guests
  • Members of the Golf and Tennis Club
  • Vendors or contractors conducting business with the University
  • Participants in all Sewanee conferences and seminars including summer programs
  • Anyone attending a University event, concert or sporting event
  • Persons affiliated with the Episcopal Church
  • Job candidates

Sewanee Inn

We are very excited that the new Sewanee Inn will open in May 2014.  It will feature 43 guest rooms.  Reservations are accepted 12 months in advance, and there is limited availability for major weekends such as Homecoming and Family Weekend.

To make a reservation, go to the Sewanee Inn’s web page,, or call 855-494-4INN  (855-494-4466).


Rebel’s Rest

Rebel's Rest is located in the center of campus and is a stone's throw away from the University chapel. Rebel's Rest is set up like a bed and breakfast. The house has nine bedrooms. There is one upstairs room with a king-size bed and five other rooms (two downstairs and three upstairs) with one queen-size bed each. The other three upstairs rooms have two full-size beds each. It is known for its historical significance and peaceful beauty. All the rooms do have private baths and personal phones with voice mail. All rooms have flat screen TV's and the entire house has wireless internet access. Guests can also enjoy sitting in the rocking chairs on the front porch or visiting with other guests in the sitting room. A continental breakfast is served every morning in the kitchen.

  • 3 upstairs rooms with one queen-size bed each 
  • 3 upstairs rooms with two full-size beds each
  • 1 upstairs room with one king-size bed
  • 2 downstairs rooms with one queen-size bed each 
  • Phones with voice mail
  • Wireless internet access
  • Porches with rockers and other furniture
  • Continental breakfast available in kitchen 7-10 am

Rates and Reservations

Room availability is subject to the needs of the University. For rates and reservations call (931) 598-1686. Reservations for Rebel’s Rest rooms are taken three months in advance.


American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, cash, check or charge to University budget numbers.


    Cancellation is necessary at times. Our policy: no problem up until a week prior to scheduled arrival; after one week, guest is responsible for full payment unless vacancy created can be filled.


All rooms have straight line phones. There is no switchboard. Phones numbers are as follows: prefaced with (931) 598-


Rebel’s Rest    
Hall Phone
Chan. Suite
Room B
Room C
Room D
Room E
Room F
Room G
Room H
Room I
Room J


Emergencies, call Sewanee Police #1111

Check In Time

2:00 p.m.

Check Out Time

11:00 a.m.


Absolutely no pets are allowed in the University Guest Rooms. Please observe this policy to keep our rooms fresh and clean for all guests including those with pet allergies.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited in all rooms.


Please call the reservation number (931) 598-1686 to make plans for your next visit.
The office is open Monday through Friday.
The University Guest Rooms may be just the answer for your guest’s needs . . .
a convenient and comfortable overnight stay on the mountain.