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“Convenient location, on river, very clean, excellent value!” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Ranked #2 of 19 Hotels in Helen
Certificate of Excellence
Midland, Texas
Level Contributor
35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Convenient location, on river, very clean, excellent value!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

Stayed two nights during slow season, very quiet on second floor, room 129. Good view of river from our window. All rooms have a view of the crystal clear Chattahoochee river, looking over the parking lot. Bring your fishing gear, tube, and swimsuits! Short 2 blocks walk to downtown Helen. Stay here and avoid $4.00 parking fees. Very little free parking near downtown shops. Linens, bathroom, very clean. Room 129 has wood floors, some others have carpeting. Limited free breakfast juice and muffins / other pastries, all good. This motel is older than the chain motels in town, but Mark (owner) has renovated most rooms to keep them in very good condition. Not the Hilton, but super clean, Quiet AC units, great location, and I will definitely stay here again. Look for coupon deal on Tripadvisor.

Room Tip: Upstairs for less noise, better views
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
It's always great to hear from our guests,your praise and feedback have been shared with the rest of our team, Thank you so much for taking your valueble time to write this review. I hope that we'll have the pleasure to serve you soon in future.General Manager Mark M .
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  • Location
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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Williamson, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

The Riverbend Motel & Cabins is the best place to stay when visiting Helen, Ga. It's in the perfect location for fishing, shopping, and relaxing. This is my third time visiting, and it is one of my favorite annual trips. The river is only a few steps away which is perfect for great trout fishing or lounging around listening to the relaxing river sounds. Downtown Helen is within walking distance, and there are specialty shops and restuarants to visit. There are grills and areas for cooking out and enjoying the company of family and friends. Also, the room amenities and customer service are great. I can't wait to go back next year!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank melaniem959
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Thank you for choosing the riverbend motel,I am pleased to hear that my guest enjoyed their stay,and I appreciate that you took the time to share your relaxing experience by the river with us and fellow tripadvisor travelers.Come back and visit soon.General Manager Mark.
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Griffin, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

This place is amazing and so laid back we love the owner he is awesome. He makes sure everything is going good throughout your stay. I have never stayed at a place that actually cares what is going on and I own a timeshare in maui and never got that treatment when I visit.

Room Tip: The cabins are the way to go. You can catch your trout and go to your cabin, fix'em up and put t...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tammy B
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Thank you so much for the tremendous review of our facility, you have brought to light some of the many features we love about riverbend, and why the RIVERBEND is such a special place to stay, we look forward to providing you with many positive experoences in the coming years Once again Thank you (General Manager Mark M
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Maysville, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2013

our son and his wife stayed in march 2013 for there honeymoon, they had a great time. the staff was excellent, always very helpful. great location. very friendly, very nice rooms would stay again. we will be sending our daughter and her husband in may for there honeymoon.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Lisa B
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Mrs Bennett, What a wonderful review, Thank you for your comments and for sharing you and your family vacation and special times with us,we are happy that your son had enjoyed he's stay with us and we'll make sure that your daugther will have a wonderful time,Thank you again and see you soon.(Mark)
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Griffin, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2013

We went for the first time to the Bennett Family Trout Fishing Trip to Helen this weekend as a matter of fact we got home today 4-7-13, we stayed at the Riverbend Motel and it was awesome and very clean, helpful and friendly people at the front desk, and a good Continental Breakfast, and walking distance to town and all the shops. Next year we will definately book our room at the Riverbend Motel. Thank you Riverbend and Bennett Family for a good time.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Darlene W
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Thank you so much mrs Worthy for your wonderful review, we always try to provide the best experience to every guest who walks through the door and we are bless that people like
yourselves who take the time to review our motel, Have a wonderful summer and see you soon.Thank you (Mark.M)
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Newport, Tennessee
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

My wife and I just returned from Helen Ga, We stayed at the River Bend Motel were the stay was great. The owner was very helpful with resturants to eat at very concerned about our stay and comfort while at his motel. The rooms are clean the beds are very comfortable the staff is friendly and was always ready to help with any thing we needed. The location is the best in Helen walking distant to everything,next to river very relaxing atomsphere. Would recommend this place to friends and family and would stay again if I go back to Helen.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, April 11, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our motel, we constantly strive to give each guest the best possible experience we can, and appreciate when we get feedback such as yours, I hope you had a wonderful time in helen and hope to see you soon.Thank you.
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

We were at the River Bend Motel from 3/27/13-3/29/13 and it was great. The room was very clean and had everything you could need, including a mini-fridge and microwave. Mark, the owner, was very helpful with restaurants and things to do. They are dog friendly, (with a normal pet fee) and we will bring ours next time we go there.
Kevin Smith

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Kevin S
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Mark M, General Manager at Riverbend Motel & Cabins, responded to this review, April 5, 2013
Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our hotel, We contantly strive to provide a beautiful experience to every guest who walks through the door and thanks to people like yourselves who take the time to review our hotel, I hope that we'll have pleasure to serve you soon again in future. Thank you General Manager (Mark.M)
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Property: Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Address: 134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
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Location: United States > Georgia > Helen
Amenities:
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Helen
#2 Business Hotel in Helen
#2 Family Hotel in Helen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverbend Motel & Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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