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Elyria, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dawn at the front desk was sweet but her sweetness couldn't over shadow the room! With just a handful of cars in the lot we were given a room right by the pool and dire toy behind the maintenance shed/building. Not a view anyone wants! Once in the room, the smell of cleaning products is extremely overwhelming. My mother is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived at 5:00 our room wasn't ready yet and check in is 4:00. Bathroom fan and light fixture was hanging out of the ceiling. Beds were soft and uncomfortable. Beds are only doubles not queens or kings to small for 2 adults . Pool very small more like a wading pool. Won't stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms, pool, great prices. Good location, not walking distance to the main street but water park is across the street. Rooms could use some updating. Not enough pillows or towels. Breakfast was as advertised. We enjoyed our stay. For the price it was a good stay.

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Roanoke, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say enough great things about Dawn, the front desk manager. She went above and beyond to make our stay pleasant. This hotel was good for our quick, one-night-two-days trip to the Helen area. We made reservations for two rooms and were given two side-by-side. The rooms are a good size...both had double beds, but also accommodated a queen... More 

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Econo Lodge H, Other at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Our staff will be happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We do hope that you come back and stay with us again, we really enjoyed having you and your family stay with us. Thanks again More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This hotel needs to be updated. Breakfast was a no go. Book early and stay somewhere else. The fixtures in the bathroom looked disgusting. I was not sure if the sheets were clean or not because of stains. This is what we get for not booking a hotel early and reading reviews by other guests .

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your expectations in some ways. We take real pride in this hotel and believe that pride shows in everything we do. I’m disappointed that we could not satisfy you, and I hope you will try us again in the future. We’re always working to make the... More 

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here! They say you get what you pay for... But if I am paying $100+ per night I expect clean. This place is disgusting dirty everything, blood on pillows, urine stains, dust everywhere it truly is awful. Front desk staff didn't seem to care

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review. I’m terribly sorry we failed to meet your expectations. We take pride in the cleanliness of our hotel and in the overall experience we provide to guests. I sincerely apologize that we let you down and assure you that action is already being taken to make things better for the future. Your experience... More 

South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a piece of unpretentious Americana and the staff is downright neighborly. An honest value for a comfortable, clean, safe place to stay with the amenities you'd find in expensive lodging, minus the frilly decor and high cost. We stayed at much-hyped Smithgall Woods for 4 nights, then settled here for the next 10 nights; the numbers say it... More 

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words. I'll make sure my staff hears of your kind review. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that the overall experience we provide was to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and in serving guests like you, and I’m... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Nasty hotel they don't change bed sheets my toilet looks like it hasn't been cleaned in months staff is very rude whoever runs this business isn't qualified to run a business hellen is beautiful this hotel is terrible try Jameson inn

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I'm not sure what has caused you leave such a harsh review for our well-regarded hotel, and I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your expectations in some ways. We take real pride in this hotel and believe that pride shows in everything we do. I’m disappointed that we could not satisfy you,... More 

Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Absolutely horrible, dirty, bed sheets were not changed, my blinds were half way hanging off, then they fell down, I had no toilet paper in the bathroom, very out dated and grungy, No staff, very unprofessional. I even gave them another chance by getting another room because they had no there who could fix my blinds, and the girl up... More 

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Thank Kelsey C
econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. I’m sorry to hear of your experiences at our hotel. It upsets me greatly to know of the experiences that you had to endear. I would have annoyed if I had received the same treatment. It was unprofessional on many fronts and I take responsibility for that. Clearly my staff is not properly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

For this area you expect to have working accommodations and decent service. Upon making the reservation and once again when personally registering I asked if the room was smoke and pet free because 2 of us suffer from asthma and allergies. We were assured that the rooms were smoke and pet odor free. As soon as we opened the door... More 

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your opinions. I’m terribly sorry we failed to impress you with the quality of our hotel. We’re involved in a continuous improvement process aimed at making the hotel better than ever before, and I will follow up with every single issue you have mentioned. I hope you will visit again and see how we’re getting better... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen near Unicoi State Park, Piedmont College and Truett-McConnell College,features spacious guest rooms that has standard features hairdryers, coffeemakers, refrigerators, wireless high-speed Internet access, microwaves, irons, ironing boards, and cable television. Some rooms have whirlpool bathtubs. Seasonal outdoor pool, and a meeting room are available at Hotel Helen GA. The Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen is located in Alpine Helen, GA at the edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest. You'll find Downtown Alpine Helen with all its shops, restaurants, attractions and the Helen Festhalle a short 2 minute drive from the hotel. The Swiss inspired accommodations of the Econolodge await your arrival in scenic White County, GA located alongside the Chattahoochee River. The Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen is adjacent to the new Helen Water Park and only minutes from Unicoi State Park, Anna Ruby Falls and the Cabbage Patch Kids Babyland General Hospital. Whether shopping in one of the many local Artisans shops, tubing down the Chattahoochee River, hiking up to Anna Ruby Falls or golfing at Innsbruck a pleasant nights stay will round out the enjoyment of a day well spent. The Econo Lodge Hotel near Chattahoochee offers all guests complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet, Deluxe Continental Breakfast and USA Today. Every room offers an iron/ironing board, coffeemaker, hairdryer and 25" TV with premium cable making you feel at home the minute you arrive. Centrally located in Helen Georgia, the Econo Lodge is your perfect lodging choice for a wonderful trip to Alpine Helen and the upstate Chattahoochee Region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 101 Edelweiss Strasse, PO Box 1178, Helen, GA 30545-0405
Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: $68 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Econo Lodge Helen
Helen Econo Lodge
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