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134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
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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.
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Free parking
Free internet
Vending machine
Hiking
Fishing
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Wifi
Water park offsite
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
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Microwave
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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drft1950 wrote a review Jul 2022
Palm Bay, Florida2 contributions
It is nothing like the picture here. The cabin was filthy. Broken floor tires in the bathroom, black in the refrigerator, broken door jams probably caused by breaking the locks. The curtains would not close, so we had to use a bed sheet to cover up the window. Towels were like sand paper. The place was horribly dirty and it is hard to say when the floors were actually cleaned. Could not figure out the TV either. It was way over priced for what you received. Still waiting for my military discount, which will probably never happen.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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PSM34 wrote a review Oct 2021
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Spent 4 days in cabin #4 and had a VERY enjoyable experience. These cabins are AMAZING! The wood & tile floors, carpet on the stairs, porch furniture and toilets all appear new. Our cabin had a nice brown leather couch, a couple of comfy chairs and a brown varnished picnic like table all adding to the cozy ambiance of the cabin. Everything was clean, shower, kitchen, floors and even the porch. The bed was comfortable and the loft was large with a sitting area. The steps and front porch areas appear to all have been repaired. No issues with the air conditioning, often just ran one or the other. Plenty of towels & toiletries in both bathrooms. The lattice work on the back porch makes it very private. The staff was VERY friendly and helpful. The location is PERFECT for walking to downtown and enjoying the river. The cottage had everything we needed and would definitely stay here again if we return to the area.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Benjamin O wrote a review Jul 2022
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Probably one of the dirtiest places I've stayed and for the price should have been much nicer. Dirt on walls, dust all over, spider webs on lights, cigarette ashes on porch, holes in walls, chipped flaking paint all over, mold in showers, old shoe left under bed, no bed skirt on one bed. All around poor room. Helen GA as a whole seems like a pass.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Stephanie W wrote a review Jun 2022
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Pictures are deceiving in many ways! Booked a family cabin. It didn't have bunks, had a queen bed. Didn't have a couch, love seat and chair, only had 1 single couch. Called the front and was told there were no others available. There are NOT 2 full bathrooms, it's 1 and a half. Cob webs EVERYWHERE. Not worth money at all, not happy at all
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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jbtraveller2000 wrote a review Apr 2022
Atlanta, Georgia367 contributions145 helpful votes
Stayed in one of the nice cabins , with lovely river view . short wlk to town/ action. Everyone at desk was very nice . bed was comfortable , room was clean and nicely appointed . Would definitely return .they even had nice Paya bath products . My only complaint , no shelf or space in shower for soap and shampoo. Also , no hangers in closet for your jacket . And no lids for morning coffee in lobby .
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Angela wrote a review Mar 2022
Winter Haven, Florida14 contributions
Excelente location within a walking distance from downtown; the room was spacious and clean. The bed was very firm, nice pillows & super soft sheets. They have the river on the back with some swings which was a nice touch. Free light breakfast and friendly staff.
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Christy wrote a review Mar 2022
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Location was great but the beds are HORRIBLE it was like sleeping on concrete. I will never stay here again we would have been better off staying at the Holiday Inn down the street. I also spoke to other guests and they were also complaining about the beds.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Riverbend Hotel And cabins, Owner at Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Responded 16 Apr 2022
Hello. We are sorry to hear that you were unhappy with the beds. All of our rooms have tempurpedic memory foam beds that came highly recommended. Unfortunately, it is not possible for us to customize beds to each guests individual preference on firmness. We are looking into mattress toppers for the future to increase comfort for guests who find the beds too firm
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Tammy Lynn Huffstutler wrote a review Jan 2022
Greeneville, Tennessee12 contributions3 helpful votes
Planned an impromptu getaway and this place just fit the bill! Great rate, close enough to walk to most things and my little dog could come too!! Room had been remodeled and was very nice! Unfortunately, the commode had not been cleaned...there was urine and what looked to be vomit under the seat. Upon further inspection, there was hair all over the floor in the bathroom area and shower. When I went to the office I was given some cleaner and a rag and the office help, who was very nice, did state she would let the manager know. That was the last I would hear of it. As much as was paid, especially with pet fees, it should have been clean....my little dog doesn't leave urine and vomit....
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Tom S. wrote a review Dec 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Our room number was 117, our visit was 12-2/12-3-21. Front desk staff were nice. The room was poor, smelled very musty, and had 2 damp rids in the room to try and absorb the smell and or moisture. We would have changed, but no other king room was available. Room accommodations were fair, we had the very basics. Shower area very cramped and a bit dated. No room to even put a razor on a shelf in the shower. I got out of shower and walked on floor barefooted, and my feet were black on the bottom after a few steps. Gross. The TV kept frame freezing every 20-30 seconds making it impossible to watch the thing. Bed was very firm which was ok for me. My biggest complaint of all is what they get away with charging for these well below average rooms. 2 nights total was $433 way too much for this kind of quality. I get it, it is a tourist trap, and I thought I knew what I was getting up front, but I would never again stay at this lodge. PS..I travelled 40 years for work, and have stayed at countless hotels of all types, this one rates near or at the bottom.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Lifebucket wrote a review Oct 2021
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina21 contributions17 helpful votes
This was a horrible place. We had rented the chalet because it had a fireplace and was on the river. We had the option to rent other places but chose this one . When we arrived I learned the rate that I had been given was for one night not 2. Surprise. Then we went to the chalet. What a surprise. The place was dirty. Then linens on the bed appeared to be clean and we had alcohol and wipes we could wipe the bathroom toilet and sink down. Once we house cleaned the place to make it bearable, we decided to turn the fireplace on and settle in for the evening. We learned the fire place had been turned off for the season, mind you it was 41 degrees out side. What a disappointment the fireplace is why we rented the chalet in the first place. We would never rent from this property again nor recommend it to anyone. When I check out I told the person checking me out of my concerns, she indicated the cabins were deep cleaned every week and was surprised at my photos and complaints. If this is their idea of deep cleaning I would hate to see what their idea of filthy is. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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US$130 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
United StatesGeorgiaHelen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
25
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Which popular attractions are close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Nearby attractions include Village Peddler Women's Boutique and Cabin Decor (0.3 km), Chattahoochee River (0.3 km), and Georgia Mountain Coaster (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, free internet access, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cimmi's Courtyard Cafe, Betty's Country Store, and Cowboys & Angels Restaurant and Bar.
Is Riverbend Motel & Cabins located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Helen.
Are pets allowed at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hardman Farm (2.4 km) and Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site (2.7 km).
Does Riverbend Motel & Cabins have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Riverbend Motel & Cabins accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.