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4.9 out of 5

"Nice clean hotel right in the center of Helen. Walking distance to everything. " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 25 Mar 2021

Hotel Description

Helen guestrooms with free WiFi

In Helen

Within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Alpine Helen/White County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Smithgall Woods State Park. Helen Festhalle and Helen Tubing & Helen Water Park are also within half a mile (1 km).

Free perks

This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, as well as the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Guests will appreciate freebies like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 86 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include DVD players, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$128* Per night/room May 26 - May 27

Suite, 1 Twin Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Twin Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking (Roll-In Shower)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking (Hearing, Bathtub)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, Accessible, Non Smoking (HEARING)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 11 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.9 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (5) Family (4)
5 out of 5
Nice clean hotel right in the center of Helen. Walking distance to everything.

Posted by on Mar 25, 2021

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Mar 26, 2021 by Stacy Gray

Thank you for your kind review

5 out of 5
very nice and as advertised. Would come back on our next stay in helen.

Posted by on Mar 22, 2021

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Mar 22, 2021 by Stacy Gray

Thank you for your kind review

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 1, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 20, 2020 by Stacy Gray

Thank you for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, Ga. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay in Helen. Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager

5 out of 5
Amazing and friendly service! We arrived at 11:30 p.m. after a long day of travel and they were accommodating and friendly. They pointed out cookies to the children, gave us late check-out with no problem, and ensured there was still piping hot breakfast at 10 am! Every single person was so lovely! The room was very clean, comfortable, and well stocked with towels and toiletries! 5 stars!!!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 14, 2020 by Stacy Gray

Thank you so much for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, GA. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and join us during one of our great events, such as Oktoberfest and The Chriskindl Market. We look forward to your next stay in Helen!! Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager stacy.gray.hiex@gmail.com

5 out of 5
Everything was great! The customer service and room were so nice! Our children also enjoyed the nice clean pool

Posted by on Feb 2, 2020

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Mar 14, 2020 by Stacy Gray

Thank you so much for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, GA. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please come back and join us during one of our great events, such as Oktoberfest and The Chriskindl Market. We look forward to your next stay in Helen!! Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager stacy.gray.hiex@gmail.com

5 out of 5
Very nice place.. love the proximity to the river and tubing

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019

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Jul 21, 2019 by Stacy Gray

Thank you for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, Ga. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay in Helen. Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager stacy.gray.hiex@gmail.com

5 out of 5
Very nice staff. Excellent breakfast and very nice setting.

Posted by on Jun 15, 2019

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Jul 21, 2019 by Stacy Gray

Thank you for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, Ga. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay in Helen. Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager stacy.gray.hiex@gmail.com

4 out of 5
The hotel was great, staff was friendly and helpful & loved the town

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 31, 2019 by Stacy

Thank you so much for your kind review of Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Helen, Ga. The staff is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next stay in Helen. Sincerely, Stacy Gray Assistant General Manager stacy.gray.hiex@gmail.com

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 11, 2018

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5 out of 5

Nice Hotel

Highly recommended. Good breakfast. Nice pool. Clean rooms.

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018

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About the Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel

Location 8100 South Main Street, Helen, GA 30545

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

Property Features

Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a coffee shop/café on site. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. There are 3 meeting rooms available. The business-friendly Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel also features gift shops/newsstands, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available. This Helen hotel is smoke free.

  • 86 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 3325 sq ft of conference space
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel offers 86 accommodations with DVD players and safes. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers are provided. This Helen hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

  • Golfing on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 10.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Holiday Inn Express Helen
  • Holiday Inn Express Helen
  • Holiday Express Helen, An Ihg
  • Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express Helen, an IHG Hotel Helen
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You should know

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 11 PM.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.