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Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

3.5 of 5 1430 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Staten Island, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked into the hotel and walked into a space. It was not a lobby it was a person standing in front of a podium in a square space. We were a large group checking into 3 rooms and there was nobody to help us with our luggage it was early afternoon. The hotel is a 1970's flashback. They call... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed here a few times on business. Location is great -- lots of eats within walking distance. This, like a lot of the Kimptons draw a large number of international tourists who are kinda fun to talk to during your stay. Here's the thing, at least in the King Studio rooms, there's really nowhere comfortable to sit. Some of... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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136 reviews 136 reviews
33 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the Helix for a 3 night stay mostly based on location - near Logan Circle - and a great price for D.C. - just over $100/ni. I'm familiar with the Kimpton brand, and expected the very 'young/hip' bent of the decor. Check-in was smooth, average. They did extend 'free wine' cards to us because we missed a nightly... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice hotel, However it is in the heart of a Gaybohood. I only says this because my wife and i were out to dinner at a nearby restaurant and had to endure some pretty foul language and conversation from the 2 gay couples seated behind us. Just something to consider if you have young children with... More 

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Centerville
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I drove to the hotel and parked my car in the front, the valet was right there but never greeted me and actually made me thought that I was at the wrong place in the beginning. It took a little while until I was able to get some help with my luggage which was frustrating. I have stayed at a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived at the hotel with four of my closest friends. We were in DC to celebrate two birthdays. The base price for the room was reasonable. One of our friends arrived beforehand and informed us that parking was $45 per night/per vehicle, and that only valet parking was available - a detail that was missed during the booking process.... More 

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Mark H, Front Office Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

KPatterson_13, Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your very special occasions. It is unfortunate that a few hiccups along the way seemed to have a negative impact on what seemed otherwise to be an enjoyable stay. Although you said you are unlikely to return we all hope you will and give us another opportunity to provide you with a... More 

Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a perfect location, with well appointed rooms (lots of room styles to choose from), and great staff. You don't need a car easy to walk to restaurants or cheap cab ride to where you need to go. This hotel is a gem, and the staff exceed expectations.

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Mark H, Front Office Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

TonyaLetrice, Reading this review put a huge smile on my face. We are all so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed your time with us and found our staff to be great. I have to agree with you that we are in such a great location that you do not need to bring your vehicle to have an amazing time. Please... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at The Helix for a "Girls' Weekend" Getaway. I thought the hotel was classy and I loved the décor. The rooms were large and the beds were comfortable. It was in a great location and within walking distance of several eateries, clubs and other shops. The customer service was great and the food from the lounge bar was delicious.... More 

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Mark H, Front Office Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

millimop12345, Thank you so much for choosing the Helix to celebrate your girl's weekend getaway! If you come and see us again in the future please check out our special parking rates on our website. These rates can save you a pretty penny! Again thank you for your business and your feedback. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Check-in to Check-out, everything was as pleasant as you could ask for. Staff was welcoming and efficient! Terrance especially!.. He set the tone and expectation of the staff, which was upheld by everyone else encountered. The room was clean(as expected) and very chic! The entire hotel has a great ambience! My children enjoyed putting on the robes provided in... More 

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Mark H, Front Office Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

P O, Thank you so much for this "Perfect" review. Terence is a huge asset to our hotel and we are very lucky to have him. I look forward to celebrating your kind words with our entire staff. We all hope that you will come and see us again soon. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DC hotels are expensive but this place gives you a nice hotel in a good location. Clean and large for DC. Very charming and the staff is great. Just a bock from restaurants and nightlife. And it's a Kimpton.

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Mark H, Front Office Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

jporter1221, Thank you for this awesome review! We are all so pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and found our staff to be great. Please come and visit us again on your next trip to the DC area. More 

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Address: 1430 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Logan Circle/ Shaw
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Helix, a Kimpton Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 178
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Also Known As:
Kimpton Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#8 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#52 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#68 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#72 Family Hotel in Washington DC

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