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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Just returned from a two night stay. Be advised the cabins / chalets are not first rate as suggested in the trip advisor ratings that brought us there. The towels were stained (yuck), one bar of soap for two bath rooms, and the bathrooms and kitchen needed sweeping. We did not use the kitchen but open the drawer and observed...

2Thank Raymond C
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 30 September 2015

A very comfortable room with view and seating swing area on the river with a great place to enjoy your bottle of cabaret or chardonnay . . . we stayed in room 301 with easy access and excellent parking facilities. The hotel is located right in the center of town and everything is no more than a 10 minute walk...

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for the first time and loved it so much we are planning a return visit to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Mark was more than just a hotel manager, he was a great guy who made sure we were taken care of. He made our visit easy and care free. He treated us with kindness,...

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

While the hotel is old, the guest rooms are nicer than the outside. Room was clean, and we were pleased with the appearance. My only complaint is the outdoor pathways covered in torn, dirty outdoor carpet. Would have been nice to have coffee provided in the lobby. Free wireless internet worked great. Rooms are overpriced for the quality.

1Thank Cheryl B
Alexis, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stayed in one of there cabins based on Trip Advisor reviews. The staff was very nice, great location. The Cabin was cute but nasty, the fireplace did not work, the reception on the TV was terrible. The back porch was just nasty and the yard was a mess. Just not what we expected based on other reviews about this...

1Thank dnorris65
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Nice clean rooms! ! Great Location! Close to anything you wish to do! CAN'T WAIT TO COME BACK! ! Stayed here 9/26/15, They have a Horse Carriage that's takes you around town, walk out of the Motel you are within steps to ride the Carriage! Excellant Eating Places within walking distance,!Motel sits beside the River, loved it! They have swings...

Thank Patricia W
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Could not ask for a better place to stay while in Helen. Mark, the owner is friendly which makes your stay so enjoyable. The room was very nice, loved having the ceiling fan. Bed and those pillows, wow, the most comfortable pillows that I have ever slept on in a hotel (wish I had some like that at home). Location...

Thank jonalvamurphy
Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2015

All I can say about the Riverbend is WOW! Mark the manager is one of the classy innkeepers I have ever had to pleasure to meet. When we checked in he refused to take our credit card until he showed us the room. We were not the only ones he did this for, because during our two day stay, he...

Thank Mageier27
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 22 September 2015

we stayed in one of the cabins for 2 nights for oktoberfest. it is easy to walk to the festhalle and other activities-only 2 blocks from the beer garden. Of the places we've stayed in Helen for our annual beer pilgrimage, this one has been the best. The AC worked really well. The cabins have a small kitchen, lower level...

Thank NorthernLightsGirl10
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We were in town for the annual Oktoberfest and the location near the center of town meant we could quickly and easily walk to the main street and festivities. The room itself was large and clean - and even had wood flooring! The owner was very helpful and nice. We would recommend this motel and will plan to return if...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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 

Additional Information about Riverbend Motel & Cabins

Address: 134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
Region: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: ₹ 5,896 - ₹ 13,476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Riverbend Motel & Cabins 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Riverbend Motel And Cabins
Riverbend Motel & Cabins Hotel Helen
Chalet Kristy Helen
Chalet Kristy Hotel Helen
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Helen
#2 Family Hotel in Helen
#2 Business Hotel in Helen
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“Cabins may be a little more intimate.”
kaylarenea, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the cabin with a private balcony overlooking the river.”
D7119IYmichaelk, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no good room at this place. Believe me! I am telling the honest truth.”
  • Toilet keep running and finally broke during the night, could not flush
  • Room in disrepair - all walls and everything inside these walls
  • Outlet was cracked
  • bug and sticky stuff and dust all over floor
  • This was the door frame which was missing a huge chunk of wood. Did not feel safe.
  • Blow Dryer would not even come on
  • Looks like a crowbar had been used to prie open this door. Also, a huge gap at bottom of door. R
  • Mold
424kamw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Facing the river”
abrilaztecauto, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“just keep going”
yesyes111, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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