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Riverbend Motel & Cabins

134 River St, Helen, GA 30545-3118
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#7 of 19 hotels in Helen
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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Vending machine
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Water park offsite
Picnic area
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Bob19512014 wrote a review 14 Sep
Gulfport, Florida10626 contributions667 helpful votes
This motel is really only seconds from the main downtown. And right beside the river. We visited two waterfalls not far from our motel. Place is quiet and room was spacious. Wifi excellent. Staff was very friendly.
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Date of stay: September 2021
Room Tip: First floor near the ramp and office.
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Shannon Shelton wrote a review Aug 2021
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First...the guy at check in was absolutely awsome. Amazing, super friendly dude. Location is top notch as well. Problem is the condition of the place. You first walk up rickety half broken steps, see the picture of the plywood placed over a hole in the porch area. Needs replaced...not painted. I looked past that because I liked the idea of staying in a cabin with the river steps away. I opened the door and went to bathroom. There was dirt like someone just shook the dirt off their shoes on the sink. I looked past that as well thinking they missed one spot, so what. Next came the frozen spilled water in the freezer with half ice cubes still in the tray, microwave was still on 20 seconds where the last person used it took out their food early, bag of pop tarts in the couch (full, unopened bag)...and so on and so on. What got me to finally agree to seek a refund where the cobwebs on the curtains. That's not a miss a spot one time thing, that's a habitual not cleaning situation. I feel bad for the owners. The location can't be beat. The size of the cabin is great. They just need to spend the money and repair the decking and get the place clean.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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La Tausha N wrote a review Jul 2021
Jonesboro, Georgia3 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed in a "cabin". It wasn't the best for the money, BUT, my teens loved the location. The grounds were gorgeous. Access to the river, firepits, grills, tubbing is literally a walk across the river, and restaurants are 1/2 a mile away(if that). We had a great time there. Was trying to book a cabin again to take the rest of my family but can't even get one.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Climber481241 wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution2 helpful votes
Okay, so I see alot of negative reviews & to be honest we had no where else to stay , so we stayed at river bend. We stayed in the hotel. , very very nice room. I love the river view & it's pet friendly. I highly recommend , the staff is great also!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Scott P wrote a review Jun 2021
Orange Park, Florida22 contributions13 helpful votes
The location is nice, Cabin 5 is not. We stayed June 10th to 13th 2021. Very disappointed. Old nasty cabin, broken couch, dirty vanity, candy wrappers, no shade or blinds in one of the windows upstairs and no shade above bed upstairs. Hard to sleep past daybreak with the amount of light shining in and who knows who could see into the cabin with no window coverings. We stayed and sleep in the cabin but had no where to relax and be comfortable with the broken nasty couch and something on the chair. The shades, walls and carpet are very dirty. Kitchen dirty. What I was told prior to booking was not what I received. We brought our own sheets so were able to sleep on bed. We would have requested to cancel reservation but there was no where to go, busy weekend. Helen, Ga was great but Riverbend is not! Many other choices where you can enjoy your stay, No room service, no breakfast and twice, no coffee in lobby. Wasn't a big deal but why? How hard is it to make coffee in the morning for your guest. Very disappointed
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Date of stay: June 2021
Room Tip: Do not book cabin 5, not sure about the other ones but did hear a guest complaining about theirs.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riverbend Motel & Cabins
Which popular attractions are close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Nearby attractions include Village Peddler Women's Boutique and Cabin Decor (0.3 km), Chattahoochee River (0.3 km), and Georgia Mountain Coaster (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, free internet access, and baggage storage.
Which room amenities are available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cimmi's Courtyard Cafe, Betty's Country Store, and Muller's Famous Fried Cheese Cafe.
Is Riverbend Motel & Cabins located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Helen.
Are pets allowed at Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Riverbend Motel & Cabins?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Hardman Farm (2.4 km) and Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site (2.7 km).
Does Riverbend Motel & Cabins have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Riverbend Motel & Cabins accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.