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Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place reminds me of the English Countryside tutor/Bavarian style apt building, Piccadilly, my husband and I lived at while we first got together. It brings back magical memories and this place certainly has an enchanting fairy-tale, magical forest presence to it. We stayed for a couple of nights with our toddler and I fell in love. While enjoying the... More 

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Townville, SC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rarely do I give a hotel 5 stars, but this one was. I adored everything about this quaint hotel. The staff were great, the view was awesome and the hotel was unique! The only thing I would change is maybe put rocking chairs or something on the balcony. ANYTHING but plastic chairs! I definitely will be back!

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Statesville, N.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here the weekend of August 13-14, 2016. The Helendorf River Inn is very conveniently located in Helen. Once you arrive you really do not need your vehicle until you leave. The property is very clean on the outside. There is a very nice common area next to the river outfitted with pavers and two sets... More 

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Dunnellon, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed sitting on the balcony and listening to the river. The bathroom was recently remodeled and it was nice to have to separate sink areas. The king bed was comfortable and clean. Air conditioner worked well and it was hot out! The hallways and elevators had a bit of a musty smell probably due to the dampness of having... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect Location and a wonderful place to stay. Rooms were great and clean and staff was very friendly. Perfect stay. Walking distance from all the action and shopping that downtown Helen has to offer. Location is near all the good restaurants

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and along with our dog stayed here. We were on the ground floor and right on the river. The door opens out to a huge common patio with 4 plastic chairs and a table. There are several concrete steps to the water. It was fun to watch all the people as they floated on tubes down the river.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We stayed here for a wedding. We had a room with a view of the river. The A/C wasn't blowing much cold air. The staff was quick to check it and get us a fan that cooled the room nicely. We utilized the conference room for the reception. It was nice and the staff was very accommodating. The rooms were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

The Helendorf made our stay in Helen, GA, truly memorable. It captures the spirit of this unique town with its lovely architecture, perfect location and friendly staff. We chose a balcony room overlooking the river, and I most highly recommend those accommodations. We checked in June 30th and stayed through the July 4th holiday weekend. So we enjoyed quite the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I took a girls trip to float the river and explore Helen. We were a little disappointed in the accommodations. It was rundown and dated. I have stayed at Marriots and Hiltons for much less. I expected quaint and charming but didn't really get that.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Great location with clean well laid out accommodations. The staff are courteous and friendly. Hotel is within walking distance to restaurants and shops. Hotel is located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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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 

Additional Information about Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center

Address: 33 Munich Strasse, Helen, GA 30545-3644
Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: $124 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Helendorf River Inn and Conference Center 2.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Helendorf River Hotel Helen
Helendorf River Inn
Hotel Style:
#4 Family Hotel in Helen
#7 Romantic Hotel in Helen
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