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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

We were in town for the annual Oktoberfest and the location near the center of town meant we could quickly and easily walk to the main street and festivities. The room itself was large and clean - and even had wood flooring! The owner was very helpful and nice. We would recommend this motel and will plan to return if...

Thank nosphdandjmupa
Lexington, South Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Highly recommend , every year it gets better. Rooms upgraded, with new flooring, paint, tv's , bedding and more. Mark has been the most accommodating, motel owner, we have dealt with. Looking forward to visit again.

Thank Adam M
Lexington, South Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Mark, we could not be more pleased with our stay. We stayed in the Cabins while most everyone else stayed in the Hotel. You are ALWAYS more than accomodating to us. You provide a wonderful place with the best scenery in Helen for us to come back to each year. Look forward to seeing you next year!!

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Our large group (28 this year) has stayed here the past several years. Mark keeps upgrading and every year gets better. My husband and I wanted to take the bed and sheets home with us! Great view, terrific service, excellent location.

1Thank Nmccartha
Charlotte, North Carolina, Usa
Reviewed 21 September 2015

this was the only time the owner said to make sure we would be happy before we had to pay1 I highly recommend. Cabin is great for families. Lots of space and walking distance to downtown. Also out back is the river where you can sit and relax.

1Thank Chris F
Lexington, South Carolina
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

Fantastic stay, as usual. Stayed in room 124. Love the flooring, very clean. Great pillows! Mark is very helpful and accommodating to our large group. We had 12 rooms and 2 cabins, very convenient, very comfortable. Hope to come back again next September.

1Thank Lisa H
Milton, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Top notch staff made our stay even better! Very pleased with the cabin as well, and the location, over the top fun place to go. Only thing was the cabin did smell a little like wet dog but, we did ask for a pet friendly place. Guess some people don’t bathe their dog as much as we do. WiFi too...

Thank David H
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We wound up in town for the first weekend of Oktoberfest 2015. This location is smack dab in the middle of the main street that runs through this small town. However, if looking for a little piece and quiet, it is a great choice because it is a short walk down the side street it is located on. The river...

Thank want2seaitall
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped in Helen during Octoberfest. This was a great place my fiancé found.It was right on the river and it was great to sit on the swing and watch the Tubers float by.The staff was nice and made some great recommendations. If you come to Helen this would be a great choice for your stay.....

Thank Dynamicjohn
Reviewed 15 September 2015

best location in Helen. On river. best views of river with great views. best host, Mark, will make your stay great. very nice and private. walk everywhere. stay here every year. winter and summer. will be back.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $116 - $309 (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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#1 Romantic Hotel in Helen
#2 Business Hotel in Helen
#2 Family 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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