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“Motel in cosy Helen, Ga”

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Americas Best Value Inn - Helen
Ranked #18 of 18 Hotels in Helen
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“Motel in cosy Helen, Ga”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

Stayed there for one night. Rooms are very cheaply renovated, bathroom could be cleaner and people at front desk don't seem to love their job. Complementary breakfast was not worth to take. Just take a coffee and leave.
I wouldn't recommend to stay there at this very high priced motel.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

Worst hotel ever! They tried to tell me my reservation through booking.com didn't count and changed me over 50 than they should have. They had to refund it. Nasty rooms, I didn't even want to shower. Wifi didn't work in the rooms, only outside, I called the front desk about the wifi and they didn't know so she said she would call me back and never did. DON'T GO HERE. Even America's best in Helen is better

  • Stayed August 2013
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Auburn, Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

Within minutes of checking in we noticed the carpet had not been vacuumed in forever, coming off the floor in sections, the mattress had nothing left between you and the springs, pee stains on the sheets, and I was bitten by a bed bug within seconds of sitting on the spring-poking mattress. Bedbug carcasses everywhere. This place seriously needs to be checked out by the health department. We could not leave fast enough. It's amazing that this place can survive in a tourism driven town such as Helen.

  • Stayed August 2013
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Seneca, South Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

This property gives Days Inn a BAD NAME!!! This was the nastiest motel I have EVER seen in my life and we travel A LOT... and Days Inn is usually our first choice when we travel too. The pictures of this property paint a totally different picture than what the property truly looks like. When we booked the room online, we booked a non smoking room. When we checked in, the room was a smoking room. The girl at the desk moved us to a non smoking room on the back side of the building and needless to say, the dumpster behind the building would have been a nicer place to stay then the room she put us in. When we walked in, the lights were all unplugged and wouldn't work, the A/C wouldn't turn on past low, the fridge didn't work, there was a live roach in the fridge crawling around, there was a hole busted in the wall by the bed, the phone didn't work and had no dial tone, they claimed to have FREE Wi-Fi and we discovered the Wi-Fi didn't work even after it was reset, and the floor had trash and stuff all over it and it hadn't been vacuumed. Not to mention the strange things that were going on in the parking lot. People walking around in the shadows, cars in and out meeting people in the parking lot acting sneaky, etc... When we went to the desk to ask for a refund seeing we didn't stay in the room but 5 minutes, the desk clerk didn't seem to be a bit bothered to lose a customer. Helen is a really busy tourist attraction and I was really shocked that a place this nasty is even allowed to stay open for people to attempt to stay in. Should you attempt to stay there, it would be in your best interest to look at the room first before checking in.

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Americas Best Value Inn - Helen
Address: 8288 South Main Street, 1/2 mi from center of town, Helen, GA 30545 (Formerly Days Inn Helen)
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Region: United States > Georgia > Helen
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 18 Hotels in Helen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Americas Best Value Inn - Helen 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Americas Best Value Inn Helen offers the most value for your money when staying for business, pleasure, or just passing through. We offer clean spacious rooms, a 24-hour front desk, free coffee in lobby, free deluxe continental breakfast, a seasonal outdoor pool (open May to September) and free Wi-Fi in all guest rooms. Our guest rooms include mini-fridge, coffeemaker, hairdryer, 40 inch flat panel cable TV, HBO, and alarm clock radio. Take advantage of our extremely comfortable beds and relax while saving money year-round with our Kids Stay Free Policy (11 and under in parent's room). For your convenience our hotel offers both smoking and non-smoking rooms. Sorry, no pets allowed. We are located on Main Street, and are near attractions such as Scenic Helicopter Tours, Helen Arts and Heritage Center and Charlemagne's Kingdom. Americas Best Value Inn Helen is your best choice within "The Georgia Alpine Village". We offer ideal accommodations and location whether you are in town for business, music or food festivals, sightseeing, or simply passing through on your way to Atlanta or Knoxville, TN. At Americas Best Value Inn Helen our goal is to provide our guests a great experience, not just a place to stay. At Americas Best Value Inn Helen, We've Got You Covered from the time you hit the road until your head hits the pillow. ... more   less 
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