Helendorf River Inn, Suites & Conference Center

 Alpine hotel comfort on the banks of the Chattahoochee.

Open Year-Round for your North Georgia Mountain getaway…

Welcome to the riverfront serenity of The Helendorf—tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains near the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River. Our charming Inn & Conference Center serves as a rejuvenating escape, surrounded by nature and steeped in the Bavarian Village tradition.

Make the Helendorf your riverfront escape...

Here you’ll feel pampered and relaxed in our classic hand carved or painted Bavarian accommodations, enjoy riverfront views and sweeping panoramas from private balconies. So come experience unparalleled North Georgia hospitality, Helendorf-style.

The Shoppes at the Helendorf


Alpine Candy Mine

Located right off of Main Street between the Old Time Photo Shop and the Helendorf, sits the Alpine Candy Mine. Unique in its décor resembling the inside of a mining cave, the store is home to the largest gumball machine in Helen at 6’ 9”! Inside the mine you will find some of your favorite old time candy, bulk candy and kid favorites of today. There is also a freezer stocked with some of your favorite ice cream treats, including King of Pops popsicles. All the mine carts are filled with goodies for ages 1 to 101!  Astro Pops to Toxic Waste!  RC Cola and Moon Pie to Ramune soda and Pocky. The Alpine Candy Mine is open late Friday and Saturday evenings in case you need a snack or get a late night sweet tooth!   


Old Tyme Portraits


Step back in time with a visit to Old Tyme Portraits and make fun memories of an 1800’s saloon, Victorian parlor, hillbilly, bathtub, jail and 1920’s gangster scenes!  Old Tyme Portraits is located on the corner of the Shoppes at the Helendorf next to Alpine Candy Mine on Helen’s Munich Strasse.  Be sure to shop their collection of barn wood frames, antique mats and even Wanted Posters … starring YOU!  Your portraits are processed within 5 minutes and you’re on your way to capturing a memory of days gone by!

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Freeze Cream

Freeze Cream is Georgia's first rolled ice cream company! They offer dairy and non-dairy options, catering to many food diets. They make each order in front of you from scratch. Located in the Shoppes of the Helendorf next to La Cabana Express on Helen's Main Street and cater in the metro Atlanta area. Customers can book Freeze Cream for any type of events such as birthdays, weddings, school events, festivals and more!


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La Cabana Express

Located in the Shoppes of the Helendorf right on Helen’s Main Street, the Valdez family established La Cabana to provide authentic Mexican food in a fun, casual environment.. Try all the fantastic Nachos, Fajitas, Carnitas, Tacos, Carne Asada, Camarones ala Diabloand and more—no food too hot to eat!



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