Welcome to the Heidi Motel
Come As A Stranger, But Leave As A Friend...
The Heidi Motel & Windmill Suites is one of the most photographed buildings in Alpine Helen, GA and one of Helen’s oldest landmarks. We are located across from Betty’s Country Store and within walking distance of the fine dining and shopping that Helen has to offer. In fact, we are the only Motel in this area that you can actually stay in an authentic Windmill Suite. Our charming motel serves as a rejuvenating escape, surrounded by nature and steeped in the Bavarian Village tradition. Our family will make every effort to ensure that your stay here is memorable. We are open Year-Round for your North Georgia Mountain getaway.
UNIQUE ROOMS AND WINDMILL SUITES
King Windmill Hot Tub Suite
Imagine stepping into a luxurious hot tub in our exclusive Windmill Suite after a long day of exploring the Alpine Village. Our King Windmill Hot Tub Suite offers vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a large space great for romantic getaways, including honeymoons and special occasions. This is one of our largest rooms with just over 500 square feet - pictures cannot do it justice. It is furnished with a King size bed, mini bar, dining area, gas fireplace, full bath, and a Heart Shaped Jacuzzi for two. Room also feature a mini fridge, coffee maker, 32" flat screen HD television, cable, and wifi. Located on the ground floor, this Suite balances great comfort with luxury to make your stay memorable. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
King Windmill Suite with Heart Shaped Jacuzzi
This is our most romantic hideaway affording great comfort and all the luxury to make your stay memorable. The King Windmill Suite with Heart-Shaped Jacuzzi offers guests with a vaulted ceiling, stained glass windows, and plenty of space great for that romantic rendezvous, honeymoon, or special occasion. This is one of our largest rooms at just over 500 square feet - pictures cannot do it justice. It is furnished with a King size bed, mini bar, dining area, gas fireplace, full bath, and a Heart Shaped Jacuzzi for two. Room also feature a mini fridge, coffee maker, 32" flat screen HD television, cable, and wifi. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
Queen Windmill Suite
Ready for a spacious guest room where you can relax in one of our Windmill Suites? Our Queen Windmill Suite is perfect for a romantic getaway, honeymoon or special occasion. This room is very cozy with its vaulted ceiling and stained glass windows. It comes with a queen size bed, mini bar, gas fireplace, full bath with dual shower heads, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, 32" flat screen HD television, cable, and wifi. This Suite is a romantic hideaway with great comfort and the right luxuries to make your stay memorable. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
King Patio Suite
Picture yourself relaxing on your own private patio with a glass of wine and the one you love. The King Patio Suite is very large with 2 separate rooms. First you have a spacious living area with love seat, dining table, gas fireplace, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, and 32” flat screen HD television, cable, and wifi throughout. Next, walk through to the large bedroom with a King size bed, 32" flat screen HD television, and full bathroom. This room is great for a romantic interlude, honeymoon, or special occasion. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
Deluxe King Room
Imagine relaxing in Alpine Helen on a romantic getaway in walking distance of great bars and restaurants. Our Deluxe King rooms offers lots of space to accommodate a great getaway. These rooms are located on the first and second level of the main motel and include a king size bed and sitting area with 32" flat screen HD television, cable, mini fridge, microwaves, and wifi. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
Deluxe Queen Double Room
Need more space for more guests? Alpine Helen makes a great destination for a family getaway. Our Deluxe Queen Double rooms have lots of space and are located on the first and second level of the main motel. They include two queen size beds and sitting area with 32" flat screen HD television, cable, mini fridge, microwaves and wifi internet. We are in walking distance of great restaurants and other attractions.
OUR FAMILY WELCOMES YOUR FAMILY
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the newly renovated Heidi Motel prides itself in personal touches that will make your stay memorable. We are not a chain and don't treat you like one. We want you to be part of the Heidi Motel Family. Our spacious suite with fireplace and private patio will accommodate weekend getaways, small business meetings, wedding parties, and family reunions. Warm-hospitality, personalized service, and attention to detail allow our guests to fully experience our scenic Alpine retreat. Don't forget to ask us about our unique Windmill Suites. The Heidi Motel is quietly nestled on the hill side overlooking beautiful mountain tops while still in walking distance to the downtown Alpine Village shopping, restaurants and entertainment. The Heidi Motel - Your Home Away from Home.
EXPERIENCE THE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAINS
Outpost Gold and Gem Panning
STRIKE IT RICH IN HELEN, GEORGIA! The Outpost Gold & Gem is a family attraction that is fun for all ages. Try your luck with our Pay Dirt Buckets, filled with either Concentrated Gold or Rare Earth Gems, such as rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, topaz, and more! All of our panning tables are covered and we are open rain or shine. Get hands on lessons from our trained and helpful staff. They are always nearby to help you identify your finds and evaluate them. After you are finished, don't forget to stop by our gift shop, Southwestern Outpost! EVERYONE TAKES HOME A TREASURE!
Now offering Custom Handmade Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, & Jewelry Repair!
Charlemagne's Kingdom, an Alpine Model Railroad Museum in the Georgia Mountains, features HO Scale German Model Railroads, in a 50 foot exhibit that depicts the various terrain and architecture of Germany. As an example of Alpine art it is a unique combination of imagination and craftsmanship, the product of the original owners of Willi and Judi Lindhorst. Charlemagne refers principally to the German lands which were ruled by the Frankish King in the 700s. This exhibit is really a marvelous Alpine Model Railroad depicting a modern Germany from "The North sea to the Alps." RE-OPENED SUMMER 2017 - Charlemagne's Kingdom is now owned by Chad and Tyanna Jackson, who also own the Heidi Motel, Dukes Creek Mines, and the Outpost Gold and Gem.
THE NAVAJO WAYS OF LIFE MAKE FOR A UNIQUE SOUTHWESTERN CULTURE. Our gift shop offers a wide selection of Southwestern gifts & decor including authentic Native American arts and handcrafts! Whether you are admiring an authentic Navajo Horse Hair vase or trying a turquoise and sterling silver ring on for size, you will be struck by the uniqueness and history of each individually handcrafted piece. You can even pick up a bucket of our Outpost Gold or Gemstone Pay Dirt to take home or stock up on authentic gold mining supplies. EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF THE SOUTHWEST!
Dukes Creek Mines
Hunt for a wide variety of gemstones treasures, including rubies, sapphires, emeralds, amethyst, and more! We offer convenient panning tables so your can sit comfortably under the shade while you pan just like the ole' timers did. Our trained staff will evaluate your “finds” for cutting and setting.
Alpine Mini Golf
Located at the south end of Helen on Main Street, you will see our beautiful 18 hole Helen Alpine Mini Golf Course. Our flower gardens are breathtaking. We're kid friendly, family friendly, and even pet friendly! Plan to spend the day ... or the week, in beautiful Alpine Helen. We have lots of places to stay, to shop, and to dine. Helen Alpine Mini Golf is perfect for family, school, and church groups, parties, family gatherings and reunions. Open Daily March to November from 10 AM til 10 PM (weather permitting) Open weekends December, January, February as weather permits. Call ahead to make sure during winter months.
Cool River Tubing
ake an exciting tubing trip down the scenic Chattahoochee River, or play all day on our wonderful waterslide. All of our tube trips include your tube, U.S. Coast Guard approved life preserver, a shuttle service and a relaxing float through the scenic Alpine Village of Helen, GA. Our customers park at the Cool River Headquarters and are transported up river to the two different length rides. You will then float down the Chattahoochee River back to Headquarters where you are parked. The Cool River Headquarters is equipped with handicapped accessible restrooms, changing rooms, and showers. We have a gift shop with shirts, hats, water shoes and all the supplies you will need. Come and visit the #1 tubing company in Helen. Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day, 9AM-6PM.
Cool River Adventures
Enjoy the thrill of ziplining with our highly trained guides. We are fully equipped with state-of-the-art gear, including our automatic braking system to provide a hands-free adventure. Experience the excitement of our aerial bridges and the beauty as you zip across the Chattahoochee River. Reservations are recommended. Course is built to ACCT standards. Weight limit-Minimum 70 pounds; maximum 250 pounds. Adults must accompany all children 12 and under. Open 7 days a week Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Seasonal hours remainder of the year. Conveniently located 1.5 miles north of Helen, GA.
Unicoi State Park and Adventure Lodge
Situated on 1,063 acres between the Chattahoochee National Forest and the Alpine Village of Helen is a secluded retreat for business meetings, family gatherings or church retreats. Where hiking boots are the preferred mode of transportation, Adventure Lodges of Georgia-Unicoi State Park is the ultimate retreat for those fishing or looking for an outdoor adventure. Other adventures include: Low Ropes Course, Challenge Course, 11 Ziplines, 7 Canopy Bridges, & GPS Scavenger Hunt.
Located in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, Chattahoochee Stables is here to make your visit to Helen a unique and most memorable one. Our stables offer guided trail rides with horses that are in training your round to make your riding experience one to remember. We want you and your family to come out and ride; we even accommodate the little ones (children under five) by letting them ride with an adult in your party. We have for your enjoyment: One hour guided trail rides which include a three and a half mile scenic trail ride, one and a half miles is right along the beautiful Chattahoochee River. During our summer hours of operation, we go right through the hooch to make our ride the one and only "river ride". We have no age limit, just pure good ole' fun! Hours of operation are: Winter hours from 10am-5pm, Summer hours are 10am- 7pm.