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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean room, but bathroom was not. Also had to call to have shower head installed. The had been replacing them and forgot ours. No biggie. Came and fixed it pronto. Located on outskirts of town; both a pro and a con. Older hotel so don't expect 4 or 5 star accommodations. Staff is friendly!

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

By nothing shy of a miracle we got 2 rooms, last minute, during Oktoberfest. Staff was kind and helpful. Got us connecting rooms which worked out great. Fridge in room a plus. Free breakfast ok. 20 min walk (maybe 15) to festhalle hall.

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Thank CarolyninKennesaw
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Dear Guest, Thanks for your kind words about our friendly staff. We take providing the best possible guest experience very seriously, and I’m glad we’re meeting your needs. I hope we can continue to serve you well during your travels and look forward to serving you for many months and years to come. Thanks again. Sincerely, Hotel Manager More 

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45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The check-in staffer (Dawn) has a sense of humor that I found particularly refreshing after a long day on the road. The accommodations themselves are basic but clean and comfortable. The bed provided a nice sleep, the linens were clean and fresh, and the room was mercifully absent of odors or other nasty distractions. If there's a downside it's the... More 

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1 Thank Tickerguy
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Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m pleased that you had a generally good experience with us, but I’m very concerned that we didn’t live up to your standards or expectations. We take great pride in our hotel, and I hope that shows. We’re also always working to get better. I hope you will give us another chance and see... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place was great!! Staff was on their BEST. Friendly and very welcoming and warm. Room alittle out dated but clean and comfortable. Always say a smile on manger face. I will stay here next Octoberfest. Water is good and hot. Bed comfortable and clean.

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Thank Vivian W
econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your kind words about our clean, comfortable and friendly hotel. I’m glad you found our location, amenities and the overall experience here your liking. Satisfied guests are what matter most to us. We take real pride in providing great experiences that travelers like you will want to repeat again and again. Sincerely, Hotel Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

If you ever stay a few nights in Helen, I HIGHLY suggest this hotel. The staff are so friendly and amazing, especially Dawn who made us feel very welcome and at home! My husband and I came here for our one year anniversary and they went above and beyond. They gave us the best room with a jacuzzi tub and... More 

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1 Thank DrucillaCole
econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in the area again, I hope you will make us your first choice. We’ll be here when you need us with another great stay... More 

Talking Rock, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed for an overnight while traveling to Helen for Octoberfest. The front desk was nice and accommodating, the lobby was clean. The room was a handicap room on the bottom floor. The AC just about froze us out, so thats a plus! The bathroom was clean and had plenty of towels and amenities along with a blow dryer and... More 

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Thank DonGrantofGA
econolodgehelengeorg, webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your generous words about our clean, comfortable and friendly hotel with plenty of amenities. We take serving our guests very seriously and are very pleased that we met your needs so well. I hope you will tell others about our property and stay with us again the next time you’re in town. We appreciate the opportunity... More 

Glennville, Georgia
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103 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed here during a stop over while returning home from vacation. It was a very busy weekend in Helen and hotel prices reflected the same. This was the least expensive hotel we could find. Very basic continental breakfast. Room was clean enough. Furnishings were rather dated.

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1 Thank dbscpa
econolodgehelengeorg, webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope you will tell others about our property and stay with us again the next time you’re in town. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Sincerely, Hotel Manager More 

Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We booked one night at the hotel. Upon arrival we found the room to be weathered and then found a family of 6 to be living out of the room, a fee doors down and quite disruptive, walking past the room continuously shirtless, pushing kids up and down in towel bin and constant cars in and out to same room.... More 

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Thank chitownclink
econolodgehelengeorg, webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your comments. I’m sorry that several issues combined to make your stay less than desirable. We take real pride in offering a great guest experience, and I regret that we let you down. When you come to the area again, expect us to offer a much-improved experience that’s sure to satisfy you. Sincerely, Hotel Manager More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay at a great price, clean pool, great internet, clean rooms and excellent staff who would give the shirt off of their backs to help you.Dawn at the front desk helped me for a 3 week stay and went above and beyond to help me out of a bind. Definitely would recommend to travellers out of town... More 

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Thank Justin P
econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us. I’m very glad that our hotel impressed you in so many ways. We focus on offering a guest experience that will satisfy a wide range of travelers. When you’re in the area again, I hope you will make us your first choice. We’ll be here when you need us with another great stay... More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

For the price you cant find a cheaper place for in helen. Its outdated but clean and safe. Its close to activities and restaurants. We spent our days exploring helen, nearby wineries and parks. We just needed a place to sleep and this place was convient and the staff friendly. Thats all we needed. I feel some of theseeviews are... More 

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econolodgehelengeorg, Webmaster at Econo Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for being among our many satisfied guests. So often, only those with an issue or complaint bother to comment, and your positive feedback means a lot to us. Our team reads all comments and we are all inspired by your positive, upbeat assessments of our hotel. You can be sure we'll be here for you in the... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen near Unicoi State Park, Piedmont College and Truett-McConnell College,features spacious guest rooms that has standard features hairdryers, coffeemakers, refrigerators, wireless high-speed Internet access, microwaves, irons, ironing boards, and cable television. Some rooms have whirlpool bathtubs. Seasonal outdoor pool, and a meeting room are available at Hotel Helen GA. The Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen is located in Alpine Helen, GA at the edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest. You'll find Downtown Alpine Helen with all its shops, restaurants, attractions and the Helen Festhalle a short 2 minute drive from the hotel. The Swiss inspired accommodations of the Econolodge await your arrival in scenic White County, GA located alongside the Chattahoochee River. The Econo Lodge Hotel Motel Helen is adjacent to the new Helen Water Park and only minutes from Unicoi State Park, Anna Ruby Falls and the Cabbage Patch Kids Babyland General Hospital. Whether shopping in one of the many local Artisans shops, tubing down the Chattahoochee River, hiking up to Anna Ruby Falls or golfing at Innsbruck a pleasant nights stay will round out the enjoyment of a day well spent. The Econo Lodge Hotel near Chattahoochee offers all guests complimentary High Speed Wireless Internet, Deluxe Continental Breakfast and USA Today. Every room offers an iron/ironing board, coffeemaker, hairdryer and 25" TV with premium cable making you feel at home the minute you arrive. Centrally located in Helen Georgia, the Econo Lodge is your perfect lodging choice for a wonderful trip to Alpine Helen and the upstate Chattahoochee Region. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Econo Lodge

Address: 101 Edelweiss Strasse, PO Box 1178, Helen, GA 30545-0405
Region: United States > Georgia > Helen
Price Range: €63 - €89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Top floor is IMHO my preference, but it's outside entry and stairs so if mobility-challenged ask for ground.”
 of 5 bubbles Tickerguy, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Summers are probably busy with the water park across the street.”
 of 5 bubbles DonGrantofGA, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Look elsewhere unless changes/upgrades are done.”
 of 5 bubbles 14deannaj, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Woodsy views on east side; pool view on west side, all on quieter Edelweiss Strasse one block off Main St”
 of 5 bubbles TravelingHappy2016, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles equalls31, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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