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Hampton Inn Helen

2.5 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
147 Unicoi Street, Helen, GA, 30545

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    About this area


    Located in Helen, Hampton Inn Helen is in the entertainment district and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Unicoi State Park and Chattahoochee National Forest, while Helen Arts & Heritage Center and Helen Festhalle are cultural highlights. Helen Waterpark and Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

    Getting around

    • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) - 114 min drive

    About this property

    Hampton Inn Helen

    Hotel by the river, revitalized in 2018
    Consider a stay at Hampton Inn Helen and take advantage of a free breakfast buffet, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a gym. In addition to a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
    Other perks include:
    • An outdoor pool
    • Free self parking
    • An electric car charging station, coffee/tea in the lobby, and smoke-free premises
    • A computer station, express check-out, and free newspapers
    • Guest reviews give good marks for the breakfast, central location, and helpful staff
    Room features
    All guestrooms at Hampton Inn Helen include comforts such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and free weekday newspapers. Guests reviews give good marks for the clean rooms at the property.
    More conveniences in all rooms include:
    • Bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and tubs or showers
    • 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels
    • Refrigerators, free infant beds, and coffee/tea makers



    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
    Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

    Social distancing

    Contactless check-out

    Safety measures

    Hand sanitizer provided
    This information is provided by our partners.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking on site
    • Electric car charging station on site
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
    • Onsite parking includes off-street options

    Food and drink

    • Free buffet breakfast available daily 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

    Things to do

    • Fitness center
    • Outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Laundry facilities
    • Outdoor pool
    • Refrigerator


    • Elevator
    • Free newspapers in lobby
    • Front-desk safe

    Guest services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Dry cleaning service
    • Laundry facilities

    Business services

    • Business center
    • Computer station
    • Conference space
    • Meeting room


    • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
    • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
    • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
    • Phone accessibility kit
    • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
    • Stair-free path to entrance
    • Well-lit path to entrance
    • Wheelchair-accessible business center
    • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
    • Wheelchair-accessible parking
    • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
    • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
    • Wheelchair-accessible pool
    • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities


    • Air conditioning
    • Bed sheets
    • Free cribs/infant beds


    • Bathtub or shower
    • Deep soaking bathtub
    • Free toiletries
    • Private bathroom


    • 32-inch LCD TV
    • Cable channels

    Food and drink

    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Refrigerator


    • Connecting rooms available
    • Desk
    • Free local calls
    • Free newspapers (weekdays)
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Phone

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    Check-in from 4 PM - 11:00 AM
    Late check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 18


    Check-out before 11 AM
    Late check-out subject to availability
    A late check-out fee will be charged
    Express check-out

    Special check-in instructions

    Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

    Access methods

    Staffed front desk


    Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
    Welcoming dogs and cats only
    2 per room

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    16 children can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
    Rollaway/extra beds are not available
    Free cribs are available on request at the property

    Property payment types

    Important information

    Optional extras

    • Pet fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay
    • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    You need to know

    This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
    Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

    We should mention

    The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
    This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

    Property is also known as

    Hampton Inn Helen
    Hampton Inn Hotel Helen
    Hampton Inn Helen Hotel Helen
    Hampton Inn Helen Hotel
    Helen Hampton Inn
    Hampton Inn Helen River Hotel
    Hampton Inn Helen River
    Hampton Inn Helen Hotel
    Hampton Inn Helen Helen
    Hampton Inn Helen Hotel Helen
    Hampton Inn Helen on the River

    Frequently asked questions

    Does Hampton Inn Helen have a pool?

    Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

    How much does it cost to stay at Hampton Inn Helen?

    As of Oct 1, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hampton Inn Helen on Nov 1, 2022 start from $183.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

    Is Hampton Inn Helen pet-friendly?

    Yes, this hotel allows cats and dogs (limit 2 per room). There's a fee of USD 50 per accommodation, per stay.

    How much is parking at Hampton Inn Helen?

    Self parking is free at this property.

    What time is check-in at Hampton Inn Helen?

    Check-in is from 4 PM - 11:00 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

    What time is check-out at Hampton Inn Helen?

    Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

    Where is Hampton Inn Helen located?

    Situated on a river, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Charlemagne's Kingdom, Unicoi Hill Park, and Helen Arts & Heritage Center. Unicoi State Park and Helen Festhalle are also within 10 minutes.

    Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hampton Inn Helen and receive a full refund?

    Yes, Hampton Inn Helen offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hampton Inn Helen cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

    Overall score and ratings



    Rating 5 - Excellent. 590 out of 1000 reviews
    5 - Excellent 59%
    Rating 4 - Good. 282 out of 1000 reviews
    4 - Good 28%
    Rating 3 - Okay. 84 out of 1000 reviews
    3 - Okay 8%
    Rating 2 - Poor. 29 out of 1000 reviews
    2 - Poor 3%
    Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 1000 reviews
    1 - Terrible 2%




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    Property conditions & facilities



    4/5 Good

    Traveled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Easy to walk to Helen downtown.
    Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
    The best thing about the hotel is that it is walking distance from the main street and dining. We booked a river facing room that came with a small balcony , great way to start and end the day.
    Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

    3/5 Okay

    Traveled with family
    Liked: Staff & service
    Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
    Great location for walking to town. Great parking. Like the fountain when pull in. Hotel itself needs to be modernized, updated, could see its age in the rooms, halls, lobby. Could be so much more.
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

    4/5 Good

    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Clean, friendly staff. Pretty property. The shower head needs repair but otherwose the room was great with a great view of the river.
    Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Friendly staff and comfortable stay! Right on the river!
    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with pets, Traveled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    Great Staff and location
    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    Convenient. Clean
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

    5/5 Excellent

    Traveled with family
    Liked: Staff & service, amenities
    Stafff was awesome! The lobby restroom was in need of some serious cleaning.
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

    4/5 Good

    Traveled with partner
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
    It was the perfect location for us in its privacy right on the river and yet easy walking distance to all the shops and restaurants of Helen.
    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

    4/5 Good

    Traveled with family
    Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
    Location to downtown is perfect and location to the river was the best!! Walk right out to the river and wade.
    Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022