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Red Roof Inn Helen

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Seasonal outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub (Smoke Free) | Iron/ironing board, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Free daily on-the-go breakfast
Coffee service

Overview of Red Roof Inn Helen

Red Roof Inn Helen

2.0 star property

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet friendly
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
8171 South Main Street, Helen, GA, 30545

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAlpine Mini Golf6 min walk
  • Popular LocationHelen Tubing & Helen Water Park12 min walk
  • Popular LocationUnicoi State Park15 min walk
  • AirportGainesville, GA (GVL-Lee Gilmer Memorial)48 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Helen, Red Roof Inn Helen is in the city center. Alpine Mini Golf and Smithgall Woods State Park are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Unicoi State Park and Chattahoochee National Forest. Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park and Helen Waterpark are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Alpine Mini Golf - 6 min walk
  • Helen Festhalle - 8 min walk
  • Unicoi Hill Park - 11 min walk
  • Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park - 12 min walk
  • Unicoi State Park - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) - 112 min drive


  • Bigg Daddy S Restauran - 4 min walk
  • A Slice of Helen - 2 min walk
  • Cowboys & Angels - 10 min walk
  • Spice 55 - 6 min walk
  • La Cabana Mexican Restaurant - 1 min walk

About this property

Red Roof Inn Helen

Hotel in the city center
Red Roof Inn Helen provides amenities like free to-go breakfast and a business center. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • A seasonal outdoor pool, a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk
  • A vending machine, smoke-free premises, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and walkable location
Room features
All 48 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Free toiletries and hair dryers
  • 42-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Refrigerators, microwaves, and free infant beds



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
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Fenced pool
  • Free crib
  • In-room microwave
  • In-room refrigerator
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station


  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom available in select rooms
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • No elevator
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower available in select rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided
  • Free crib


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 42-inch flat-screen TV with premium cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets stay free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
1 per room (up to 80 lbs per pet)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Children up to the age of 17 years 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

You need to know

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; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Daily housekeeping is included for stays of 6 nights or less. Limited housekeeping is provided for stays of 7 nights or more.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
The seasonal pool will be open from May 31 to August 31
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

Red Roof Inn Helen Motel
Red Roof Inn Helen Hotel
Red Roof Inn Helen Helen
Red Roof Inn Helen Hotel Helen

Frequently asked questions

Does Red Roof Inn Helen have a pool?

Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Red Roof Inn Helen?

As of May 30, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Red Roof Inn Helen on Jun 4, 2023 start from $88.99, 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 Red Roof Inn Helen pet-friendly?

Yes, Red Roof Inn Helen allows pets (limit 1 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 80 lbs per pet.

How much is parking at Red Roof Inn Helen?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Red Roof Inn Helen?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at Red Roof Inn Helen?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Red Roof Inn Helen located?

Located in the heart of Helen, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chattahoochee River, Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Alpine Mini Golf. Helen Festhalle and Smithgall Woods State Park are also within 10 minutes.


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Rating 2 - Terrible. 44 out of 334 reviews" "
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




6/10 Okay


Traveled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Garbage container right in front of our door. Everyone using it throughout the night including a bear. Some type of dye or cleaner on the toilet paper. Staff told me the bring towels for our second day and never did. I had to go get them.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We are backpackers from the Appalachian Trail. The staff were helpful for some of our special needs and requests. An onsite laundry would have been convenient.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

4/10 Poor


Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Dirty surfaces. Already half used roll of toilet paper. Dead flies in the mini fridge
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

6/10 Okay


Traveled with partner, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
It was dirty and pet area was over grown grass.
Stayed 1 night in May 2023

10/10 Excellent


Business traveler, Traveled with pets
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome staff-Tammy
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

6/10 Okay


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
When did motels start skipping daily servicing/cleaning of guest's rooms? I understood when covid was a thing, but I now have to dump my own trash and ask the office for clean towels?
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

6/10 Okay


Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

8/10 Good


Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The conveniance to Helen shops is awesome. The area is always nice and well kept.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

General hotel information

Reasons to Book
Property & Room Cleanliness
Star Rating
Nearest Airport
Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Intl.)
8171 South Main Street, Helen, GA