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Talking Rock, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for an overnight while traveling to Helen for Octoberfest. The front desk was nice and accommodating, the lobby was clean. The room was a handicap room on the bottom floor. The AC just about froze us out, so thats a plus! The bathroom was clean and had plenty of towels and amenities along with a blow dryer and... More 

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Glennville, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during a stop over while returning home from vacation. It was a very busy weekend in Helen and hotel prices reflected the same. This was the least expensive hotel we could find. Very basic continental breakfast. Room was clean enough. Furnishings were rather dated.

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked one night at the hotel. Upon arrival we found the room to be weathered and then found a family of 6 to be living out of the room, a fee doors down and quite disruptive, walking past the room continuously shirtless, pushing kids up and down in towel bin and constant cars in and out to same room.... More 

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Travelers are raving about these Helen hotels

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay at a great price, clean pool, great internet, clean rooms and excellent staff who would give the shirt off of their backs to help you.Dawn at the front desk helped me for a 3 week stay and went above and beyond to help me out of a bind. Definitely would recommend to travellers out of town... More 

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Thank Justin P
econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in the area again, I hope you will make us your first choice. We’ll be here when you need us with another great stay... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

For the price you cant find a cheaper place for in helen. Its outdated but clean and safe. Its close to activities and restaurants. We spent our days exploring helen, nearby wineries and parks. We just needed a place to sleep and this place was convient and the staff friendly. Thats all we needed. I feel some of theseeviews are... More 

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for being among our many satisfied guests. So often, only those with an issue or complaint bother to comment, and your positive feedback means a lot to us. Our team reads all comments and we are all inspired by your positive, upbeat assessments of our hotel. You can be sure we'll be here for you in the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

My son and I were headed back home in Florida from a few days in North Carolina at a lacrosse camp. We decided to stop for the night around Helen GA for the night and do a little panning for gold before finishing the trip home. We were only looking for a place to sleep so we figured a motel... More 

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m sorry that several issues combined to make your stay less than desirable. We take real pride in offering the best possible guest experience, and I understand that we let you down. You can be sure we’ll do better for you next time. Nothing means more to us than providing a pleasant guest experience.... More 

Elyria, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

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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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m sorry that several issues combined to cause you to leave before experiencing our great amenities and fully experiencing our Georgia hospitality. We take real pride in offering the best possible guest experience, and I understand that we let you down. You can be sure we’ll do better for you if you give us... More 

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 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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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your opinions. I’m terribly sorry that we failed to meet your needs and did not live up to your expectations. We take pride in our hotel and in providing a great place to stay for so many guests, and I deeply regret that we let you down. Perhaps you will give us another try in the... More 

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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 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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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words. I’m so pleased that you found us a clean and pleasant place to stay and that our amenities were to your liking. We take real pride in this hotel and in serving guests like you, and I’m extremely happy that you had such a pleasant stay. We look forward to... More 

Roanoke, Alabama
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 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 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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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 30545-3638
Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: $67 - $174 (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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