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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My wife and I have visited Helen, GA every year (except one) since 2001 attending the annual Oktoberfest celebration. We have pretty-much settled on the Riverbend Motel as our 'go-to' accommodation each year. The facility/rooms are neat and clean. The location couldn't be much better - two blocks from the main street in Helen. This is ideal as everything is...

Thank Robert M
Waleska, Georgia
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were able to walk everywhere in Helen by staying at this location. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Coffee available in room as well as hair dryer and wide screen TV. Office was very helpful with directions and restaurant suggestions.

Thank barbaraliptak
Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We rented a cabin on site. Great open nature setting. Very Pet Friendly and clean!!! Was able to build a camp fire, and heard the river in the background. Roasted marshmallows. Walked 3 minutes to downtown bar. Great stay and MUST for any outdoors types with pets.

Thank Michael B
Smithville, Georgia
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A couple of points- We did not spend a large amount of time actually in the room, however it was easy on the eyes and had everything we needed. Our stay was very short and we did not ask for or receive any room service. Room had Air Conditioning, ceiling fan, fridge, TV, shower, comfortable king bed. Location is very...

Thank CasualTravelNut
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Room ok but definitely a one star motel. Linens didn't fit the bed, room needed a good cleaning, e.g. mirror dirty, tub not clean, etc. Extremely Poor housekeeping. We stayed three nights and neither towels, cups (cheap plastic) nor toiletries were ever replenished after the first night. Trash never emptied. When arrived one of the lampshades was missing. Breakfast pretty...

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Cartersville, Georgia
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We had a wonderful stay in Helen at the Riverbend Motel. Everyone was helpful, friendly and the rooms were very clean and comfortable. We have stayed there before and it is also a short walk away from the shops and restaurants, in fact the owner who checked us in and out recommended a wonderful German Restaurant to go to.

Thank lindakramer
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

For Oktoberfest, my husband and I decided to visit Helen, GA for three days. I booked a room through booking.com based strictly on the pictures of the rooms were beautiful and the price was the best on the site. I am glad that this is the hotel we decided to stay at. It was quiet, very clean and the updates...

Thank E_reece85
Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had a wonderful couple of days. Management was very pleasant.Motel is very old but clean. Located right at the river with benches to sit and watch the Rapids . Very pleasant we would stay there again.

Thank Vivian R
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 14 October 2015

An important thing to note about this hotel is that it requires use of stairways or ramp, it is not ground level. I am not familiar with the level of cleanliness of the other hotels in the area, and I did have a conversation with the hotel owner regarding the serious need of the floors for a good mopping. From...

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Thomasville, Georgia
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

This is a really nice place to stay and its right in the middle of downtown and convenient to everything Helen has to offer. It sits right on the Chattahoochee River and they have nice seating out next to the water for guests to enjoy all nature has to offer in a serene environment. I would recommend this place to...

Thank David B

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located conveniently downtown. Flat screen TV, PILLOWTOP king OR 2 queen size beds. Each room has a micro/frig, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, HBO and wireless internet. Located on the Chattahoochee River. Picnic tables, BBQ grills. Free local calls. Our beautiful cabins sit along the Chattahoochee River. Each cabin has a cozy loft bedroom, full kitchen and living room equipped with a fireplace, BIG FLAT SCREEN TV & HBO. Some cabins are equipped with Jacuzzi tubs. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Riverbend Motel & Cabins

Address: 134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
Region: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: $119 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverbend Motel & Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Riverbend Motel And Cabins
Riverbend Motel & Cabins Hotel Helen
Chalet Kristy Helen
Chalet Kristy Hotel Helen
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#2 Business Hotel in Helen
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“Cabins may be a little more intimate.”
 of 5 bubbles kaylarenea, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the cabin with a private balcony overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles D7119IYmichaelk, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no good room at this place. Believe me! I am telling the honest truth.”
  • Toilet keep running and finally broke during the night, could not flush
  • Room in disrepair - all walls and everything inside these walls
  • Outlet was cracked
  • bug and sticky stuff and dust all over floor
  • This was the door frame which was missing a huge chunk of wood. Did not feel safe.
  • Blow Dryer would not even come on
  • Looks like a crowbar had been used to prie open this door. Also, a huge gap at bottom of door. R
  • Mold
 of 5 bubbles 424kamw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles abrilaztecauto, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“just keep going”
 of 5 bubbles yesyes111, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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