Smoky Springs


940 S Enota Dr NE , Gainesville, GA 30501

(855) 840-7257

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I Visited This Facility

Smoky Springs is very fine, and the people there did a great job with the tour. They had nice amenities, but what sold me on the idea was when I met several residents during the visit. They showed me a decorated room, which was very nice, one that looked like it was about to be decorated, and one that looks as it stands now. I saw a 1- and a 2-bedroom apartment, and the size was fine. They also have activities. I saw a lady painting and they also have a library. It is strictly independent living and they provide meals, but if you need help with medication or anything like that, you have to arrange that separately.

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I Am A Friend Or Relative Of A Current/Past Resident

My friend moved into Smoky Springs. It was very nice, clean, and the unit was good. The were accommodating with her request, however, they had to redo the cabinets, her shower wasn't working properly, and the parking was not very good. It was different from what it was when we visited. Her meals were delivered for her, but they were usually cold.

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I Visited This Community

My moved my dad into Smoky Springs. My first impression was it was very well taken care of. The property is very nice. Everybody is just so friendly and helpful. It definitely has southern charm. The rooms came in many sizes ranging from, I think, 400 square feet to almost 1,000 square feet. My dad has one of the largest one-bedrooms painted in decorative colors. They have a lot of activities and do daily trips. They have transportation to places and things in-house like volleyball and visiting musicians.

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I Visited This Community

I visited Smoky Springs and really liked it. The lady, Susan, was very nice. What we liked the best about it is that there were more apartment-like rooms and lots of clubs and activities, which my mother-in-law would have enjoyed. It was a very welcoming atmosphere, and overall, we liked the experience. We wanted to move in there. The rooms were nice and small but perfect for someone who doesn't have a lot of needs. They were clean and looked like an actual one-bedroom apartment. It's very close to our place, which was also a contributing factor, and the grounds were very well-kept. It was clean, nice, had trees and plenty of parking for guests. Our biggest concern with them was price, but I don't think that can be improved because it wasn't really more or less expensive than any of the other places. Considering what you're getting, it's not a bad deal.

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I Visited This Community

My dad has chosen Smoky Springs. When we walked in, there was a sign with our name on it welcoming us. They offered us a wonderful lunch, and the residents we sat with were very informative. When we took the tour to see the rooms and how things were set up, the staffer was very perceptive that my dad is a very simple man who just wanted a one-bedroom and as little space necessary to survive. No big deal, just a small room. She said that there were other options, but the two rooms that we saw that day were very similar in that they were small but very adequate. In fact, my dad was so excited to have outdoor access, and they have a walking park. He felt very comfortable there and that they could focus on his needs and wants. They have outdoor and indoor activities, a gym, a library, a beauty salon, a shuttle that runs every day if you need it, and doctor shuttles that run twice a week. There’s an enormous amount of resources right there.

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I Am A Current/Past Resident

I lived at Smoky Springs for about six months. There were a lot of residents that were very welcoming, friendly, and agreeable. We could differ on opinions, but we did it kindly, which I found refreshing and very pleasant. However, the management there changed a lot. They had a whole different system where they had 24-hour management on deck and the managers lived there. There were two sets of married managers, so there was always somebody on call there and had call buttons. It was more caring-oriented. Personally, I did not like the three meals a day provided. However, the fact that it had a greater degree of security was a plus.

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Costs for Smoky Springs

Independent Living Starting Cost per Month:

$ 2,299

Medicaid/Medicare Not Accepted

Amenities at Smoky Springs

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 55

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units

Air Conditioning/Climate Control


Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Parking Provided

Fitness Room/Gym

Billiards Lounge

Game Room

TV & Media Room


Full-Time Activity Director

Watercolor Painting

Glee Club

Bible Study

Tai Chi & Other Exercise


Outside Patio/Gardens

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Small pets allowed

Private Dining Room Available

Restaurant-Style Dining


Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Private Laundry


Linen Service

Travel Program

Live-In Managers

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Description of Smoky Springs

Smoky Springs is located in Gainesville, GA, providing a vibrant backdrop for your new life as a valued member of our caring community.

From pleasant housekeepers, to attentive servers at mealtime and helpful maintenance technicians who are there when you need them, this community is the new extension of your family. We take pleasure in getting to know each of our residents and look out for their comfort and happiness. Our chefs prepare three delicious meals each day, served in our beautiful dining room. We provide housekeeping, linen services, fun and stimulating activities, off-site excursions, transportation to your personal appointments and a variety of classes and programs. Our warm, comfortable community and our friendly staff and residents will welcome you. We look forward to making your life easier any way we can.

So come to Smoky Springs for a visit...and stay!

*We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday Retirement does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.