Chattahoochee River

The Helendorf is situated directly on 550 feet of river frontage in the center of Swiss / Alpine Helen, Georgia.  There are exciting times to be had in the river and is a pristine amenity that each and every one of our guests has the opportunity to experience first hand with direct river access.  Put your toes in the water or your whole body and enjoy fishing and tubing to your personal delight.


Riverfront Terrace Event Facility

Our exclusive picturesque riverfront venue offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Chattahoochee River. Guests can enjoy a unique vantage point of the river during their special events.  Open to nature and the river as it adjoins the Riverside Banquet Hall and Meeting Facility.


Riverfront Patios & Balconies

Seventy percent (70%) of our rooms are on the riverfront with private balconies or patios.  Our location affords the best panoramic river view in Helen.



 All suites have fully equipped kitchens, giving guests the added flexibility of preparing meals in their suites.  The kitchens are equipped with a stove, sink, refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave.  Cookware is stocked in the kitchen to ensure guests are ready to go on their arrival.



Select riverfront rooms have kitchenettes, giving guests the added flexibility of preparing meals in their rooms.  The kitchenettes are equipped with granite countertops, a stove, sink, refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave.  Cookware and utensils are available at the front desk for checkout.


BBQ Court

The BBQ court is located on the riverfront patio next to the breezeway overlook. The hotel provides two complimentary charcoal BBQ grills. The BBQ court is furnished with tables and chairs for your comfort.  BBQ facilities are open from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm daily.

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Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Start your day with a complimentary continental breakfast served daily from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the lobby. Choose from Danish, muffins, bagels, cereals, fresh fruit, and juices, along with coffee which is always available.  What better way to begin your day in paradise!


Heated Pool

Use our year round enclosed heated pool to compliment your workout or just to take a relaxing plunge. 


Free Internet/WiFi

The Internet is always free through the Helendorf's Internet Service Provider and the WiFi network.

Free Parking

Plenty of free parking for hotel guests with the Helendorf Parking Pass.

Cable TV

Expanded cable TV viewing includes HBO.

Laundry Facilities

An on premises coin-op laundry is available to guests. Hours of operation are 7 am to 11 pm.