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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

0.1 miles from Helen centre
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134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the price it isn't bad. The location is great being so close to everything. It's not a super great and perfect hotel, but it meets it's value. The room was decent and the sheets seemed clean. Has a fridge and microwave and a ice station

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Commerce, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a decent place to stay on a last minute trip to Helen. However, had issues with the electronics in the room: lights, tv etc. Close to the river which is a benefit in the summer. Overall, not a bad stay.

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Bryson City, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older facility but had character. Clean room/bathroom, comfortable king bed, table with 2 upholstered chairs, plenty of counter space, microwave and mini fridge, plenty of towels. The front desk staff was very friendly and helpful. Pet friendly with plenty of room to walk pets, right on the river. Nice sitting area on the river. Breakfast was just...

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are thrilled you found our little hotel full of character and charm and were able to take advantage of our fantastic location near downtown Helen. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Helen.

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just needed a one night cheap stay while passing through. Super friendly staff. Morning breakfast included juice, packaged oatmeal and packaged pastries. Definitely an older hotel. It did it's job for providing a roof over our head for the night but definitely nothing "charming". I would not recommend for a several night stay, just not a comfortable cozy feeling.

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback on your stay. We are happy we could provide you with a quick comfortable place to stay for the night. We hope to see you again the next time you are passing through town.

Ellijay, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is wonderful. We enjoyed three days of stress free tranquility in cabin 3. The cabin is cute and exactly what we were looking for! Beautiful view! Located within walking distance to everything !

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and for choosing us for your fun weekend getaway! We are thrilled your cabin was just what you were looking for and our location served you well during your visit. We certainly hope the next time you visit Helen you choose to stay with us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a deluxe cabin. Several amenities not working properly such as fireplace and spa. Supposed to be deluxe but had full bed, was expecting a king. Furniture in poor condition--couch cracked faux leather, chair with holes in upholstery. Holes in walls not finished properly. Only one spoon in "full kitchen" Wooden stairs in poor state if disrepair. But was clean.

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hi Troy, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I would like to apologize that your accommodations did not meet your expectations. We strive to make our guests happy and enjoy their visit. I would like to also apologize that we failed to communicate we have all of the kitchen accessories needed at the front...

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Room I was in was very clean and the bed was tops. Would give five stars if tv was clear and not a little snowy. If trim was painted especially in bathroom would make the room really great. It's not bad just a suggestion. Great location and great area, right next to middle of town. Also got a really good...

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and were able to take advantage of our great location. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Helen.

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Had reservation at very good rate. Check in was easy and clerks were really nice. The room was a bit Spartan, but the bed was terrific. Better than my king size at home. The vanity was very, very low for a non hndicp room. Close to town, peaceful location by the river and lots of parking. I would recommend it...

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent visit with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and had an opportunity to relax and get a great nights rest. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Helen.

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I was a little concerned prior to our visit based on some reviews I had read but since I was booking last minute, I decided to come on anyway. I have found the location to be very pleasant and clean. The grounds are well kept and the ability to walk by the river is very calming after all the bustle...

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Hi Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review of your visit with us. We are thrilled you enjoyed every aspect of your stay and were able to relax by the river after a long day. We enjoyed having you and hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Initially booked a king room that looked rough, upgraded to a cabin. Mold was on the floors, walls and windows were filthy. I told the staff, they were very friendly and said renovation was due. I'll go back after the updates, terrific location.

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Sonya T, Guest Relations Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback on your recent visit. I would like to apologize for not meeting your standards during your stay. We are thrilled our location served you well though. We do hope to see you again once our updates are complete.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: £66 - £175 (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 Family Hotel in Helen
#2 Business Hotel in Helen
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“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”
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“just keep going”
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