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Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center

33 Munich Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center
Ranked #5 of 19 hotels in Helen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Helen in Georgia is something out of place in Georgia's countryside. The town is almost as if Bavaria was transported lock stock and barrel to the USA. Yet no one speaks Deutsch... The Helendorf looks Bavarian in all its detail, but is beyond the decor a basic American Inn. The room we had was clean and had all the amenities... More

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Dayton, TN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had stayed at the Helendorf Inn in Helen, GA two years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. When we made the reservation this year they gave us a room with a balcony overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The room we had was just renovated with new furniture, bathroom, carpet, etc. Everything was awesome. We sat out on the balcony until midnight.... More

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel, clean rooms, nice & helpful desk staff. VERY comfortable bed. Within walking distance of just about anything in town. Riverfront balcony was nice. Cooktop & oven in room but no pots, pans, silverware or dishes - must bring your own. Older building but that is part of the appeal. Coffee maker with a little sugar & creamer but... More

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McDonough, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room & riverfront view were great. The continental breakfast was just right. We had a great time. We were within walking distance of the Alpine Wedding Chapel where we were married on New Year's Eve, 2013. We also walked to the Chamber of Commerce's New Year's Eve Party which was a Great Family event. Everything considered, we had a... More

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

"Herzlichen Glückwunsch zu Ihrer Hochzeit!" Congratulations on your wedding! We are so excited that you were able to stay with us for your wedding and the Chamber's New Year's Eve Party!!! Please be sure to sign up for our newsletter and be sure and plan your anniversary stay with us soon. More

Jacksonville, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was the best stay for us. The night clerk was friendly and was so eager to help us. The room was great and comfortable. The clock in the room was not set forward, but that is minor. I will stay at the Helendorf Inn again. By the way the Apple Cider was a perfect finish to a very cold... More

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

“Dankeschon”, Thank you! We truly appreciate such a nice review here on Trip Advisor and you're right, there is no other hotel in Helen that you can walk out of your room to the river. I want to thank you for the pictures you posted and I see you have some of the new furniture that installed from our last... More

Augusta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly staff, EXCELLENT location, very clean rooms, comfy beds!!!! unit had a stove/oven but nothing to cook with or in. bring your own Just a FYI. Be sure to go go shop in town and see all the stores--all in walking distance!

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

“Vielen Dank”, thank you very much for this wonderful review and your right, we are very centrally located so no driving is required. There is no other hotel in Helen that you can open your door and listen to the river from your room. I especially want to thank you for the pictures you posted and I can even see... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This hotel is awesome! The staff is always friendly, rooms are very clean, property is very beautiful. The hotel is right on the Chattahoochee so if you can opt for the river balcony room. I have stayed here about 30-40 times over the years and it just keeps getting better. They have renovated a while back adding new walking paths... More

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

“Kommen Sie gut auf Rücken!” Well come on back! It is always nice to here that our "uber" loyal guests have had such a good time and I appreciate your review of the Helendorf. Watch Facebook for updates on all our room renovations and plan to comeback soon. Make sure you have signed up for our eNewsletter and keep an... More

Carrollton, Georgia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We spent the weekend there and were told in advance that they were doing some renovation work before we arrived. They did stop all the noise before the weekend as they promised would occur .The room was quiet and comfortable. The new riverfront deck was beautiful. It was a very nice stay. The location is perfect to walk to the... More

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

“Vielen Dank”, thank you very much for this wonderful review. Thank you for being understanding during our renovations and we can't wait for you to return to see the new rooms. It is always great to hear that our guests had such a good time and enjoyed our new river patio. Remember we are always looking for ways to improve... More

Carthage
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Very quaint hotel. We had a room right on the Chattahoochee river. The outside sitting area was huge and allows you to walk down a few stairs right to the river. The trees on the river has the look of "Kinkade" painting. It is walking distance to the town, near shopping, restaurants and entertainment and plenty more activities. I have... More

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helendorf, Owner at Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center, responded to this review

“Dankeschön”, Thank you! We truly appreciate such a nice review here on trip advisor. We enjoy providing our guests the best experience possible and strive to make their stay a pleasant one. Just this month we received brand new furniture for all 99 of our rooms and are completely renovating the bathrooms. So please “Kommen hinten schnell” (Comeback soon!) and... More

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Enjoyed two nights in a junior suite with cozy fireplace and balcony above the beautiful Chatahochee. Room was laid out very nice and comfortable. Convienent to shops and reastaurants. Price was reasonable for what they deliver.

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Additional Information about Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center

Also Known As:
Helendorf River Hotel
Helendorf River Hotel Helen
Helendorf River Inn
Address: 33 Munich Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 19 hotels in Helen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
American owned and Army family operated for over 38 years…Whether you’re looking for a family vacation place, meeting space or a party venue, The Helendorf is ideal. Our 99 lodging rooms and multiple meeting facilities have hosted everything from weddings and reunions, to mountain bike clubs and sports car rallies, to groups of all kinds. Even your pets have a place here! Celebrating its thirty-eighth year as a mountain community hotel with a Bavarian flourish, the Helendorf offers access to a wide array of attractions — ranging from Native American burial sites, to wineries, to 200+ specialty and import shops offering everything from candle making to cuckoo clocks. ... more   less 

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