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“"A Little Piece of Heaven"”

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Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Helen
Griffin, Georgia, United States
1 review
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“"A Little Piece of Heaven"”
Reviewed June 28, 2013

We have stayed at a few other motels around town during our past trips to Helen and none compare to here. You just can't beat this place. The owners and staff are very friendly and were always making sure we had everything we needed. The prices are very affordable and the rooms are also nice and clean. We have also stayed at their cabins which is on the same lot. We like the fact that everything is in walking distance and the river view is great. We have never been disappointed and will definitely be back!

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Johns Creek, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

My husband and I were celebrating our 3rd wedding anniversary and decided at the last minute to take a couple of days (June 20-22) to get away from the kids. Mark was so helpful in meeting our needs. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The room and cabin was great! We loved sitting in the swings by the river and walking to the main shopping strip in Helen. It was less than 2 miles from great hiking trails. We are going to make this our place to go every year for our anniversary!! We loved it!!! Thanks Mark!

Room Tip: Cabins are the BEST with the hot tub in the living room!!!!
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

We have stayed at the Riverbend Motel many times and we checked out from our most recent stay on June 21, 2013. As usual, we were not disappointed. Mark and his staff always go out of their way to make sure our stay is enjoyable.

The A/C went out in our room on the second day of our week-long stay. I informed Mark of the problem on our way to lunch. He had another unit installed by the time we returned. I've had the air go out in other motels in the past and had to pack all of our belongings and switch rooms. This my friends is service.

This motel is perfectly situated on the Chattahoochee River with swings right on the river bank. It is only 2 blocks away from the shops in Helen which is just far enough away for a quiet stay without being too far away to walk.

We will stay here again and are already planning our return visit.


  • Stayed June 2013
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Carrollton, Georgia
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

The owner was very helpful accommodating my elderly parents and Aunt. Unloaded all our luggage and made sure we could navigate the walk to the room. Every time we left room he was there to help my get them in and out. I will return!

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Bluff City, Tennessee
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We had fantastic beds. Great service. In walking distance of downtown (short walk)! Loved the river. Just a perfect weekend. The swings are really nice too! I would recommend this motel to anyone wanting to visit Helen.

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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Made reservations in mid May for this weekend, Mark told us he would try for one King one double room (for the kids) next to each other, since we were only staying Sat night he couldn't promise that could happen. (Other motels in area would not rent for one night - Fathers day weekend) When we arrived Mark explained he had 2 King rooms side by side then offered us a cabin upgrade 3 bedroom at same price. We took the Kings and could not have been happier.
Rooms clean, beds comfortable, staff friendly, Mark let us leave car on property after we checked out (Sunday 11 a.m.) we left around 5 p.m. If your looking for the Ritz stay in ATL and drive up... if you want comfortable, clean and friendly, make reservations here.

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Knoxville
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

This was a nice place to stay... it was right by the river and in a great location, convenient to everything. Upon our arrival, the owner, Mark, was extremely friendly and helpful. He even gave us a choice as to which room we would like to stay in... he showed us THREE different rooms and called our pick "the honeymoon suite" as we were recently married. He then called the room after we got settled in to see if we need anything and to ask if we were happy with our room. We were very happy with it! It was spacious and newly remodeled. You could tell that Mr. Mark had taken great care and pride in his renovations. He was so kind throughout our stay and insisted we leave our car on his property after check-out so that we might walk around town and visit a bit longer. He even told us what channel the hockey game was on as we were looking forward to watching that. We had a wonderful stay! Thank you so much Mark!

Room Tip: Second floor rooms have a great view!!
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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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