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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Clarkesville, Georgia
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This hotel is in the perfect location for walking everywhere you need to go in Helen and also for the relaxing river access where you can sit in a chair and just watch the tubers float by. Great for families or a couples get away. The rooms were fairly nice and have been updated with hardwood floors. All rooms were...

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Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in the motel for two nights. We checked in and the owner was the one at the front desk. He is incredibly nice! Any time we came back to the office he addressed my husband by Mr. Ferguson. It made us feel special because he addressed us on a more personal level. We talked with...

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1Thank sarahkay22
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the cabin the first night was very nice I recommend it . The second night we stayed in a room which was nice but , just not the same as the privacy with the cabin. Both we're only about 50 yards from the river . That my first time ever trout fishing I caught 12. Walking distance for...

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1Thank Joe M
Valdosta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 July 2015

My husband and I stayed 2 nights earlier this week for our anniversary and enjoyed this hotel. The room was very clean and nicely updated. We enjoyed the fact that the hotel was right on the river and there were several swings on the river bank on which to relax and enjoy nature. Mark at the front desk was so...

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1Thank Kelli M
Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I stayed at this hotel 2 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. My husband & I planned another getaway to Helen, GA, for this past weekend, but booked another hotel instead. Big mistake! After just 1 night at the other hotel, we were highly dissatisfied and promptly checked out as soon as we could. We walked into the Riverbend...

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2Thank SouthIsCalling
Festus, Missouri
Reviewed 7 July 2015

If you need a clean place with nothing fancy, this is the place. My husband and I wanted a reasonably price motel which was also located close to main street. The gentlemen who greeted us was helpful with suggestions on where to eat and what to do. There is no breakfast but since there are restaurants close by this was...

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Albany, Georgia
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Riverbend motel and it was wonderful. We stayed in the cabin for the first 2 nights of our stay and then moved into the hotel for the next 2 nights. Mark at the front desk greeted us, and was very accommodating! The room was very clean and recently updated. The hotel staff was...

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

My family and I stayed there for the Fourth of July weekend. We all absolutely enjoyed it. They were very helpful and certain to make sure we were comfortable. To make sure you get the best wifi possible, there are several routers. So a helpful tip would be to ask for the wifi passwords. It is also a great location!...

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1Thank Kourtni E
Reviewed 7 July 2015

My six year old son and myself stayed for 2 nights. We arrived about 2 hours early and only had to wait about 15 minutes on a room to be readied for us. We had the river in our back yard, which my son loved, and we were about 1 block from the heart of Main St in Helen. The...

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Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Riverbend was very enjoyable. The location was very quaint and nestled along the river, which was convenient for early morning or evening walks. The motel is conveniently located within walking distance of the beautiful shops and restaurants in Helen. Management was friendly and accommodating. The room was cozy with a newly remodeled tray ceiling and recess lighting....

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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
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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: $102 - $249 (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 Best Value Hotel in Helen
#2 Family Hotel in Helen
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“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
“Two floors, like a Holiday Inn from the mid 20th century. All rooms on an outside corridor and rooms I saw were all essentially the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 148JohnA, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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