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Overview of Econo Lodge Helen

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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, rollaway beds

Econo Lodge Helen

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHelen Tubing & Helen Water Park2 min walk
    Popular LocationSmithgall Woods State Park10 min walk
    Popular LocationHelen Festhalle18 min walk
    AirportGainesville, GA (GVL-Lee Gilmer Memorial)50 min drive

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About this area

Helen

Located in Helen, Econo Lodge Helen is in the entertainment district and in the mountains. Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park and Yonah Mountain Trailhead are worth visiting 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. Don't miss out on a visit to Helen Waterpark.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park - 2 min walk
  • Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau - 8 min walk
  • Smithgall Woods State Park - 10 min walk
  • Helen Festhalle - 18 min walk
  • Romeo and Juliet Indian Mound Tragedy Site - 2 min drive

Restaurants

  • Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria - 8 min walk
  • Scoop de Scoop - 10 min walk
  • Spice 55 - 10 min walk
  • Jumpin Goat Coffee Roasters - 12 min walk
  • La Cabana Mexican Restaurant - 12 min walk

About this property

Econo Lodge Helen

Motel with free breakfast, near Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park
This motel features coffee/tea in a common area, a seasonal outdoor pool and a business centre. Free continental breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. All 56 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus in-room free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find coffee makers, free local calls and hairdryers.
Econo Lodge Helen offers 56 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Premium cable televisions are provided. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

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 or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available 6:00 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV channels
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 5:30 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 5.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 01 October and 01 May.
Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 20 per pet, per stay
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for USD 5.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cleaning deposit: USD 50.00 (for guests aged under 21 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 20 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out fee: USD 5.00 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 5.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per day

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

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
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 seasonal pool will be open from May to October
Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Up to 4 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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

Property is also known as

Econo Lodge Helen
Econo Lodge Hotel Helen
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Econo Lodge Helen Hotel
Helen Econo Lodge
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Frequently asked questions

3.3
Rating 5 - Excellent. 154 out of 657 reviews
5 - Excellent 23%
Rating 4 - Good. 175 out of 657 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 149 out of 657 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 97 out of 657 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 82 out of 657 reviews
1 - Terrible 12%

3.4/5

Cleanliness

3.6/5

Staff & service

3.2/5

Amenities

3.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
No bath towels No wash cloths No drinking cups Not enough toilet paper No do not disturb sign When we got towels they may have been washed but had soil marks on them. Will nt stay at this location again
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was Very clean and the staff was excellant. Nothing I could find wrong,
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
staff was very helpfull, room clean, would book there again
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021