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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Loved the location. Easy walk to the strip. Also loved our room. Big. Had a ceiling fan which kept us cool. And staff was very friendly. Price was great. Got a king for less than 90 a night including taxes and fees). Now the issues: - Drain stopper didn't work in sink. Came back to the room and found a...

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Moultrie, Georgia
Reviewed 8 September 2015

The jacked up Labor Day weekend rates were pretty standard around Helen for this weekend. We made our late reservation on Thursday for a room in the hotel. Not one of their nearby cabins. The owner was extremely professional and helpful. We arrived to find this hotel at the end of the riverside side street two blocks from the center...

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Helen, Georgia
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Was somewhat nervous about this hotel due to some reviews being terrible! Some reviews were great but others made me very hesitant. But after our recent 2 nite stay , I am so happy to say we loved it and received better than expected accomadtions. Stick with the great reviews,,,, they are absolutely true. The MAIN REASON we booked- had...

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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Throughly enjoyed our stay celebrating Labor day weekend and my sisters birthday! The owner is always pleasant and accommodating. We have stayed here for several years and wouldn't stay anywhere else. Cabins are well furnished and within walking distance to town. The river is right in your backyard and we enjoy sitting by the river and relaxing. Will definitely continue...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I will lead with the only negative. This Motel is a bit overdue for a renovation. It has some wear and tear. For example our tub didn't have a plug so it could only be used as a shower. However where it is and the service saved it overall. Riverbend Motel is located at the end of River Street adjacent...

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Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The owner personally showed me the room before I accepted it. He wanted to make sure it was up to my standards and expectations. I'd made reservations and had noted that I have a service dog. He made sure that my room was just off the ramp from the parking lot. I can walk short distances and this made a...

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Loganville, Georgia
Reviewed 3 September 2015

My friends and I just got back from a 2 night stay at the Riverbend Motel and I just had to write and tell you how much we enjoyed our stay! I have also stayed in their cabins twice in the past. We booked the cabins on our honeymoon (fantastic) and our first wedding anniversary!! Whether you choose the motel...

1Thank KHollenbach
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to take a quick mid-week break in Helen. We decided to stay at The Riverbend Motel based on it's ranking in TripAdvisor; we were not disappointed. It is a rustic looking motel literally on the river's bend. The King room we had looked like it had been recently updated. The laminate wood floors looked nice,...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We had a chalet with balcony overlooking the river. Walked into Helen several times which suited us rather than driving. Check in was smooth and we were given good dining recommendations. Enjoyed watching the tubers float by, sitting on a riverside swing

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Monticello, Georgia
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Stayed in one of the cabins on the river and it met every one of our wants. To stand on the deck over looking the river and listing to the water is a soothing experience.The cabins have been there for a long time and that is what's make them special. Yes they have some scars but the scars are made...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
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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: $102 - $286 (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 Business Hotel in Helen
#2 Family Hotel in Helen
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“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
“Two floors, like a Holiday Inn from the mid 20th century. All rooms on an outside corridor and rooms I saw were all essentially the same.”
 of 5 bubbles 148JohnA, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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