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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Reviewed 24 October 2015

The friendliest staff you will find anywhere. Supe clean comfortable and well appointed. Quiet, right by the river yet close to everything. I will go back again and again. The cabins are especially nice but the motel rooms are great as well

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here third week of October. The room could use a little updating, but it was clean and comfortable and a very good value. The staff was the best part of stay, very helpful and extremely pleasant. The hotel is very close to center of activity in Helen, and has a great little stream running behind motel.

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Thank Larry A
Stockbridge, Georgia
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Made reservations in advance due to Oktoberfest in Helen, GA. Mark the owner and his wife, were always helpful with any and all needs/questions. Riverbend's location is right on the Chattahoochee River. We both loved sitting on the benches next to motel, very peaceful location. Riverbend is located away from traffic, it is walking distance to town. Free Parking and...

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1Thank mberry60
Harlem, Georgia
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Our "girls" weekend has become a tradition during Oktoberfest in Helen. This particular year was no exception, other than the fact that are cabin had ruptured pipes and darn near destroyed the place! Frantic, I call a couple of the places I have stayed in the past either they were sold out or ridiculously expensive. My daughter had mentioned Riverbend...

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Thank Stacie R
Milledgeville, Georgia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed in the cabin, was lucky enough to get the one closest to the river. Cabin was alright, a little in need of some TLC but it suited the cabin in the woods feeling. We were able to walk to everything in town. I'd stay here again simply for the location, the outside balcony and the fireplace :)

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Thank blueskiesbroken
Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 20 October 2015

My wife and I have visited Helen, GA every year (except one) since 2001 attending the annual Oktoberfest celebration. We have pretty-much settled on the Riverbend Motel as our 'go-to' accommodation each year. The facility/rooms are neat and clean. The location couldn't be much better - two blocks from the main street in Helen. This is ideal as everything is...

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Thank Robert M
Waleska, Georgia
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We were able to walk everywhere in Helen by staying at this location. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Coffee available in room as well as hair dryer and wide screen TV. Office was very helpful with directions and restaurant suggestions.

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

We rented a cabin on site. Great open nature setting. Very Pet Friendly and clean!!! Was able to build a camp fire, and heard the river in the background. Roasted marshmallows. Walked 3 minutes to downtown bar. Great stay and MUST for any outdoors types with pets.

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Smithville, Georgia
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A couple of points- We did not spend a large amount of time actually in the room, however it was easy on the eyes and had everything we needed. Our stay was very short and we did not ask for or receive any room service. Room had Air Conditioning, ceiling fan, fridge, TV, shower, comfortable king bed. Location is very...

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Florida
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Room ok but definitely a one star motel. Linens didn't fit the bed, room needed a good cleaning, e.g. mirror dirty, tub not clean, etc. Extremely Poor housekeeping. We stayed three nights and neither towels, cups (cheap plastic) nor toiletries were ever replenished after the first night. Trash never emptied. When arrived one of the lampshades was missing. Breakfast pretty...

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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
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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: $121 - $277 (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 Family 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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