Riverbend Motel & Cabins - Helen

134 River Street, Helen, United States, 30545  show map
 2 stars
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Riverbend Motel & Cabins - Helen

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Picnic area/ Tables

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

TV

Flat-screen TV

Kitchen facilities

Microwave

Refrigerator

Electric kettle

Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Overview

Riverbend Motel & Cabins is a 2-star budget property with non-smoking rooms at a short distance from Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site, Chattahoochee National Forest and Helen Tubing and Water Park.

The hotel is right in the heart of Helen. The city center is 1 km away from the hotel.

The hotel allows quick access to parks and mountains.

Fast access to Athens airport within 95 km is provided.

Rooms

There are 33 guestrooms featuring deluxe cabin, cabin and king room equipped with climate control, a dressing area, television, a private safe and a wardrobe. Some rooms have the patio view. They come with a microwave, a kettle and a toaster as well as bathrooms with a bathtub, a Jacuzzi and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A free breakfast is served every morning. Wendy's serves American dishes and lies just 5 minutes walk from the property.

Services

There are allergy friendly rooms, a vending machine and a designated smoking area available on the premises.

Relax

Leisure options include a picnic area and a golf course. The hotel provides hiking, mini golf and cycling for an active pastime.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • No elevators
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Housekeeping

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • BBQ facilities
  • Television in lobby
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Riverbend Motel & Cabins - Helen Helen location
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Hotel Address:

134 River Street, Helen, United States, 30545

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City Center
  • Helen
    1000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Troll Tavern (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
  • Paul's Restaurant & Lounge
    700 ft
Parks
  • Unicoi Hill Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Rooms and availability

Queen Room
  • Room size:

    295 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Riverbend Motel & Cabins photos Room
King Room
River view
  • Room size:

    295 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Riverbend Motel & Cabins photos Exterior Hotel information
Cabin
River view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Fireplace
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Additional bathroom
  • Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • Radio
Riverbend Motel & Cabins photos Exterior Hotel information
Deluxe Cabin
  • Room size:

    500 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Jacuzzi
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Fireplace
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Guest toiletries
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Popular areas

  • City Center700 ft

Places of interest

Amusement

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

Parks

Local attractions

  • Unicoi State Park1.7 mi
    1788 Highway 356 Road, Helen
  • Helen Tubing and Water Park2.1 mi
    9917 Hwy 75, Helen
  • Raven Cliffs5.8 mi
    Helen, GA
  • Smithgall Woods Conservation Area1.9 mi
    61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen
  • Anna Ruby Falls4.2 mi
    3455 Anna Ruby Falls Rd, Helen

Near the hotel

  • Live Tarantulas Museum800 ft
    8660 North Main Street, Helen
  • Unicoi Hill Park1300 ft
    Helen, GA
  • Chattahoochee River2700 ft
    Helen, GA
  • Charlemagne's Kingdom1300 ft
    8808 North Main Street, Helen
  • Black Forest Bear Park and Reptile Exhibit2500 ft
    8160 South Main Street, Helen
  • Cool River Tubing3400 ft
    590 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen

Restaurants nearby

  • Troll Tavern700 ft

    Address: 8590 N Main St # B
    Phone: 706-878-3117

    Cuisine: American

  • Viele Margaritas600 ft

    Address: 8537-B South Main Street
    Phone: 706-878-2468

    52% likes this, based on 72 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Hofer's of Helen1000 ft

    Address: 8758 North Main Street

    60% likes this, based on 419 reviews
    Cuisine: German

  • Paul's Restaurant & Lounge700 ft

    Address: 8537 Main St
    Phone: (706) 878-2468

  • Old Bavaria Inn700 ft

    Address: 8619 N Main St
    Phone: 706-878-3729

    63% likes this, based on 178 reviews
    Cuisine: German

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    33
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Riverbend Motel & Cabins Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Riverbend Motel & Cabins

Average guest rating

8.4out of 10
Superb
Based on 32 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Loved the cabin and owner called 2 hours after check in to make sure every thing was to our satisfaction

  • Family with children
    2.4

    We had a room and a staff person was there when we arrived.

    We arrived at 11 pm,when we got into our Chalet,it was freezing cold,outside temperature was 36 degrees,inside was the same temperature. The upper and lower heating unit were not on, the upper heating unit only blow minimal warm air,the lower unit not at all.Fireplace gave only heat when you were directly in front. Breakfast in the morning was nothing(disaster)(muffin & coffee),we left with a very bitter experience and had breakfast down the street.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Friendly is the operative word. We were running later than expected, call the hotel and the owner had our door cracked open, key inside, heater on and his response...be safe driving. When you get here, go to your room and rest.

  • Couple
    9.2

    It was nice and quiet. The full kitchen was very nice since local restaurants closed early. The cabin was very spacious and well kept. The fire place timer wasn't functioning correctly due to the pilot light being unlit. One call to the front desk and within the hour someone had come and addressed the issue.

    We had a large pot to boil water and a pizza pan the day we checked in. The next day when we went to use those items they were both missing. We had to use a small sauce pot and a makeshift pan made of aluminum foil to cook our dinner.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Was right in town and was an affordible room for even my tight bufget and I have stayed in way more expensive motels that the rooms were not as good as this one. Me and fiance had an incredible getaway vacation

    That we couldn't stay longer

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Super nature - nice town, good food and beers, smile.

    Weather in January

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Owner, Mark, was a delight. He was helpful especially in giving his recommendations for places to eat. He is a sincere and natural host and truly cares about the well-being of his visitors. The room was set up well with a fridge, microwave, and coffee maker so one could eat in easily. Sleeping was extremely restful and comfortable with mattress, pillows, and bedding all one could wish for. Location was handy to all things in Helen area. One could walk into town in minutes or hop in the car to go to Anna Ruby Falls. I loved having the Chattahoochee right outside the door! The water was high and running fast so one didn't even have to leave the room for a mountain experience. Wonderful value for money spent and I look forward to coming back soon.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    Room was clean and in a excellent location next to the river. Staff was freindly and accomodating at all times.

  • Family with children
    9.2

    The front desk mgr, Mark, gave exceptional service. The hotel location was great. The only bad thing was that the motel didn't have an elevator. Besides that, it was perfect.

    No elevators

  • Family with children
    10.0

    the staff was great, everyone was friendly, the rooms one nice, beds were comfortable. Best price and location in the area.

  • Older travelers
    5.4

    Owner/Manager was friendly and helpful to the best of his ability.

    The available internet service is grossly over rated. In fact, their system offers so little band width you can only connect sporadically. If you place any value at all on being able to use the internet, DO NOT choose Riverbend Motel !!!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    It is right in the center of town, a perfect place to walk from.

    The bathroom was tiny and the complimentary soaps and shampoos were horrible.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    it was very convenient to main street Helen, GA. Walking distance easy from your room to main street. The motel has some age on it but very comfortable and clean. I checked out all of the intown hotels and this was by far the best value and the convenience was second to none. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful to us. I highly recommend it unless you are stuck on luxury accomodations. It was perfect for a weekend getaway.

  • Couple
    9.2

    The owner was very nice. The rooms and facilities are older but remodeled and very comfortable. The location is ideal if your going to Helen Ga (within a 2 minute walk to the town square). The scenery is awesome, this hotel is directly on the river and has a multiple bench swing area on the river bank. Parking is included in the room rate, otherwise you would pay to park to go to the town square. The Room rates are very reasonable, and downright cheap if you get a special online.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    location to shops and resturants, clean room, owner operator very friendly and very helpfull

How to reach hotel

hotel Riverbend Motel & Cabins - Helen Helen location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

134 River Street, Helen, United States, 30545

Get directions
City Center
  • Helen
    1000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Troll Tavern (cuisine: American)
    700 ft
  • Paul's Restaurant & Lounge
    700 ft
Parks
  • Unicoi Hill Park
    1300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    33