Experience Red Roof Inn Helen

8171 South Main Street, Helen, GA 30545 | 937-328-1449
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Welcome, and Explore Red Roof Helen!

Welcome to Red Roof Inn Helen! We're one of the best budget hotels in the area. Experience our newly renovated rooms that offer guests free WiFi, a flat screen TV with expandable cable, a microwave and refrigerator, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board, a work desk and in-room coffee! Free continental breakfast is served daily from 6 AM to 9 AM in our lobby. Guests can also enjoy our outdoor swimming pool year round. Make sure to ask about our Deluxe Rooms.


Family Fun: Enjoy visiting hundreds of animals at the North Georgia Zoo (15 mi). Take their Winter Wonderland Tour or experience the Wolf Encounter exhibit! The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds hosts events all year long, just a 2 minute drive from us. If you're feeling adventurous, float down the Chattahoochee River with Cool River Tubing (0.4 mi), try the zip-line course at Nacoochee Outdoor Adventures (0.7 mi), or zoom around the track at Alpine Extreme Speed Go-Karting (0.9 mi). For the family members with a sweet tooth, visit Hansel and Gretel Sweet Shop (0.6 mi) for a candy lover's dream and enjoy their handmade delicacies from chocolates to peanut butter brittle. Looking for a thrill? The Georgia Mountain Coaster is open 7 days a week.


Outdoor Recreation and History: Experience the unique nature among the Appalachian foothills in Helen. Visit the breathtaking waterfalls and learn about the local history at Anna Ruby Falls (1.6 mi). If you're looking to take a drive, Lavender Lamb Farm is just 20 minutes away. Witness the beautiful hillside fields of lavender with picturesque views and a great gift shop. Hike thousands of acres at Unicoi State Park (1.6 mi). Perfect for fishing, swimming, canoeing and biking, the whole family will be sure to enjoy their time! The Smithgall Woods State Park is another park you won't want to miss. Take a discovery tour at the Sautee Nacoochee Center (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon). The SNCA (4 mi) offers a Folk Pottery Museum, classes and exhibits, and performances by musicians, dancers and actors. 

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100% Pet Friendly

We know that finding somewhere for your pet to stay while you are traveling can be stressful. You can bring your pet with you and eliminate the hassle when you stay at Red Roof Inn Helen! Enjoy your stay at our pet friendly hotel. Book Now!

Experience the Excitement

Visit Helen, Georgia and be amazed. See the beauty of the north Georgia mountains in this great video by the Helen CVB. Get out and enjoy all the adventure and excitement here in the mountains. 

Get Outdoors

Come enjoy the beautiful sites in Helen, Georgia. Visit some local waterfall attractions like Anna Ruby Falls while you're here! Stay with us at Red Roof Inn Helen.

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Things To Do Nearby

Looking for something fun to do nearby? Educational or historical? View all of the exciting options on our page and discover the many exciting perks that come with staying at our hotel.

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Grab a Bite to Eat

Enjoy a hot meal during your stay at La Cabana (0.08 miles), Alpine Slice of Heaven (0.08 miles), Big Daddys (0.10 miles), Huddle House (0.3 miles), Bodensee Restaurant (0.4 miles), Spice 55 (0.24 miles), Paul's Steakhouse & Seafood (0.4 miles), Cafe International (0.4 miles), Wendy's (0.4 miles), Old Heidelberg German Restaurant (0.5 miles), Paul's Margarita Deck (0.5 miles), Troll Tavern (0.6 miles), Habersham Vineyards & Winery (0.7 miles) and Hofbrauhaus Restaurant (0.8 miles).

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Rent a Bike!

Want to cruise around and explore Helen while enjoying the beautiful weather? Ask the front desk about our bicycle rentals!

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Truett-McConnell College

Stay close to your college visit when you stay with Red Roof Helen, a fantastic hotel near Truett- McConnell College (only 7.4 miles away)! Red Roof is the perfect location to relax after a day on campus. Book now!

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Nearby Wine Tours

Visit four wineries by tour vehicle, eat some delicious food, and breathe in fantastic views during the North Georgia Wine Tour by VIP Southern Tours. Just a few miles away from our hotel! See the Tour dates here, on most Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays! Visit Yonah Mountain Vineyards (8.6 mi away) on Saturdays and Sundays to enjoy Tour de la Cave & Barrel Tasting (wine cave tour and tasting). Stay close-by after your tastings. Stay with us!

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REVIEWED: "Wow! Waaaaay Beter than I Expected!"

“I had a fantastic experience here and will look to stay here first next time I come back to Helen. Great value and a great place to stay. I was only here one night and looking for a cheap, yet comfortable place to crash. This Red Roof is walking distance to downtown and was really affordable- even on a Friday...” Book Now!

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Stay Close To Base

Stay less than 25 miles from Camp Frank D Merrill Army Base! Whether traveling on leisure, as a government contractor, on official business or as military friends & family, click here for our 10% military discount. Book now!

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