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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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shelby, nc
Reviewed 10 October 2015

very nice hotel, room was spacious and clean. close to center of town. people were friendly and very helpful. nest to river and very quiet. could walk to all the events held in festhalle. would come again

Thank boombeck48
Sorrento, Florida, United States
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The Riverbend Motel & Cabins is my home away from home. Have stayed there for over 15 years. The same owner and the same awesome hospitality. The owner Mark is always a joy and makes sure you enjoy your stay. The rooms are clean and updated. The wood floors add a nice touch. To me you haven't done Helen without...

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We had an excellent room with a cascading river just beyond our door. Great location to the Festhalle, with nightly bands during Helen's two month Oktoberfest. Near by,Unicoa State Park has a great lunch & dinner buffet, also there are a wide range of downtown restaurants featuring from Bavarian to Home Cooked meals , Mark made my son and me...

Thank Bob C
Grovetown, Georgia
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We stayed in a cabin that had a beautiful view of the river. Loved that it was off the beaten path but close enough to walk into town. Very quite and relaxing. The hotel staff was very helpful in finding the best restaurants to eat at.

Thank Theresa S
Quitman, Mississippi
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed Monday - Thursday and were very pleased. The hotel is older, however you can see that the owners have been doing some remodeling. We had 2 rooms, one with a king bed and the other with doubles, no complaints with either. It is located next to the river and it is a very easy walk to the main...

2Thank Ibjent
Reviewed 2 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...

Thank Hank O
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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 28 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

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: €78 - €202 (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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#2 Business Hotel in Helen
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“Cabins may be a little more intimate.”
 of 5 bubbles kaylarenea, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the cabin with a private balcony overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles 424kamw, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Facing the river”
 of 5 bubbles abrilaztecauto, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“just keep going”
 of 5 bubbles yesyes111, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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