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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   134 River Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Ranked #1 of 18 Hotels in Helen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We always stay with Mark at Riverbend when in Helen for the romantic location right on the river and steps away from the shops and restraunts, the recent renovations, comfy beds, and great service make it fun and relaxing to enjoy your trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Old world Motel with Updated Rooms and Service....Travel to Germany and Stay in an Americana Motel. Brings you back to the Good Ole Days where People were Friendly and Sitting on the front of your rooms are quaint. Great Service, current Routers for WIFI...and trust me in Helen you need them...First time staying here not the last, Owner's advice for... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed the Riverbend this weekend for Oktoberfest! Great place right near all the action, but far enough away that you are not bothered by the noise. Can walk to everything in just a few minutes. Mark was super helpful and really nice guy. Will definitely visit Helen again and will stay at the Riverbend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I found this place by pure luck. Mark is amazing. We came for one night, stayed two and even booked to come back in October. This is our yearly trip together and we are so happy to have found such an awesome place. The rooms are absolutely gorgeous and you can't beat the location. We cannot wait... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Although the property is located within walking distance to all main attractions, this aging facility has a problem with maid service. We had to beg the owner for clean towels with no daily detailed cleaning or bed-making during a multi-day stay. We cut our losses and checked out early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an older motel but it is very well maintained. The location is outstanding with swings and benches along the river and a very short walk to the downtown shops. Service was the best I've ever seen at a property in this price range.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed over Labor Day weekend. This place is old and I was charged 256 a night. It is no where close to being that type of hotel. The remodel job is very poor Should have charged 35.00 a night. The owner should be ashamed of taking advantage of people by charging that much. It's a cheap old hotel and... More

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Dalton, Ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got home from another great stay at this motel. The rooms are very confortable & clean. I love the location it is just a couple of minutes walk to the main part of town. Mark & the whole staff go out of their way to see you have everything you need. I will never stay anywhere else in Helen.... More

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Helen to celebrate our birthdays. I hadn't been to Helen in over twenty years and my husband had never been. We both enjoyed our visit so much and the hotel was a big part of the whole experience. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful. We arrived early and asked if we coils park at... More

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Greensboro, Ga.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right on the river with a somewhat limited view. The room was okay. Nothing fancy but comfortable. Be prepared to pay a high price for Saturday nights tho. We walked the block back into town which was nice. No need to find parking elsewhere. This will be our hotel when we go back.

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Address: 134 River Street, Helen, GA 30545
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Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
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Hotel Class:2 star — Riverbend Motel & Cabins 2*
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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 
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