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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Reviewed 27 September 2015

Nice clean rooms! ! Great Location! Close to anything you wish to do! CAN'T WAIT TO COME BACK! ! Stayed here 9/26/15, They have a Horse Carriage that's takes you around town, walk out of the Motel you are within steps to ride the Carriage! Excellant Eating Places within walking distance,!Motel sits beside the River, loved it! They have swings...

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Thank Patricia W
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Could not ask for a better place to stay while in Helen. Mark, the owner is friendly which makes your stay so enjoyable. The room was very nice, loved having the ceiling fan. Bed and those pillows, wow, the most comfortable pillows that I have ever slept on in a hotel (wish I had some like that at home). Location...

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Thank jonalvamurphy
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2015

All I can say about the Riverbend is WOW! Mark the manager is one of the classy innkeepers I have ever had to pleasure to meet. When we checked in he refused to take our credit card until he showed us the room. We were not the only ones he did this for, because during our two day stay, he...

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Thank Mageier27
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 September 2015

we stayed in one of the cabins for 2 nights for oktoberfest. it is easy to walk to the festhalle and other activities-only 2 blocks from the beer garden. Of the places we've stayed in Helen for our annual beer pilgrimage, this one has been the best. The AC worked really well. The cabins have a small kitchen, lower level...

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Thank NorthernLightsGirl10
Tennessee
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...

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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.

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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!!

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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.

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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.

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1Thank Chris F
Lexington, South Carolina
Reviewed 20 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.

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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
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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: $112 - $289 (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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