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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winter Park, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kid friendly (ask for the room with bunk beds), pet-friendly and great neighborhood. The staff is super nice and very informative. The Helix is near Logan Square and Dupont Circle. If you are from NY, it feels like the Village/Soho in NY. It is filled with great restaurants and bars. From the hotel, it is a 15 minute walk to... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is hip and trendy and will remind you of upscale Ikea. It is also clean and my room was FAB. We upgraded to a suite and it was well worth the extra clams. We had a huge living room area (complete with a chaise lounge-like sectional couch). Large bedroom, too. Our mini bar had all sorts of cool... More

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

Eschmidtva, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It put a huge smile on my face to read how much you enjoyed your recent visit. I would have to agree that we are definitely the "Kool Kimpton" ;-). Please come and see us again very soon as we greatly enjoyed having you with us. More

Newfoundland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
7 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Helix while attending a friend's wedding and it was exactly what I expected. My room was very quiet, it was an ample size, clean, and the price was right. For a visitor wanting to access the sites around the Mall and enjoy a selection of good bars and restaurants, the location is perfect. The decor etc.... More

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

poplarNewfoundland, Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We are so happy to hear that your recent visit was such a success. The Kimpton bikes are an awesome benefit not always taken advantage of by guests. Again thank you so much for your feedback and your business, please come and see us again soon. More

Sydney, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
42 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Helix Hotel is a cool smaller hotel with staff that provide excellent service. It is in the inner north of Washington, which is undergoing a revival with lots of great places to eat and drink. We stayed at the Helix for 2 nights. This was our second stay, returning after we left another nearby hotel that was not quite... More

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

Oz_Pete_Travels, Thank you so much for your in-depth, detailed review. It was so awesome to read your kind comments about our hotel staff. Our goal is to always provide the highest level of guest satisfaction and in this case sound like we hit it pretty close to the mark. We greatly appreciate your business and hope to see you again... More

Staffordshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just what we wanted. Ideal to be able to walk to all the attractions, and not too far. Clean hotel, reception staff very friendly. Loved the complimentary wine before our meal which was a very nice touch when you had been walking all day

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

wud77, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to provide us with this review. I was so proud to read how friendly you found our front desk staff to be. We hope to see you again in the near future so that you may further enjoy our wine hour. :-) More

Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed only one night since I was in town for a concert only. But I could have stayed a week in this hotel. All the amenities and services are incredible. The minibar and the wine complimentary tasting at 5 o clock is awesome.The location is perfect and I walked thru most of the great landmarks in DC. Would totally... More

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

samisnun, Thank you so much for this awesome review. It is such a pleasure to read about how successful your stay with us was. Pity it was only for one night! Please come and see us again very soon, hopefully for a week. :-) More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at Helix for a week on business. Loved the funky decor. Staff was all amazing, helpful and seemed to enjoy their jobs! Room was bright, colorful, comfortable, a welcome change from boring business hotels. Food was delicious and affordable. Free coffee in the a.m., breakfast options for 3-4 bucks, free wine at happy hour, a great way to... More

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

ashlandnc, What an amazing review! Thank you so much for your awesome comments about the staff. Wine hour and the complimentary coffee in the mornings are one of my favorite things about our hotels. Please come and see us again very soon. :-) More

Utah
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right off the 14th street dining corridor, which is super. I had a meeting in DuPont Circle and it took me about 15 minutes to walk there. Funky 60s decor. My only complaint was that the closest Metro stop is McPherson Square, which is a bit of a hike with bags--but not terrible.

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

Jennifer D, Thank you for choosing us on your recent visit to the area. The 14th street corridor has exploded with life over the past few years and we are so happy to be in such close proximity to it all. Please come and see us again in the near future, again thank you so much for your business. More

Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice boutique hotel in the heart of everything. Ver confortable and spacious rooms. Nice little bar too, very helpful staff and easy walking distance to many attractions in DC. I would stay there again.

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

Sherifb2014, Thank you so much for providing us with his awesome review. I am so proud to read that you found our staff to be so helpful. We greatly appreciate your business and are very excited that you will choose to stay with us again. More

Athens, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In DC for business and the Helix was one option for the stay. It was a good choice. A charming hotel, nice rooms and a helpful service staff. The late check in time (3 pm) was an issue for me since I had an early afternoon meeting and would have like to relax in the room before the meeting. Once... More

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

sfeldman41, Thank you so much for this awesome review! I especially enjoyed your comments about the staff being so helpful. It is such a pleasure to read that you would choose us again on your next trip to the area. We greatly appreciate your business and your feedback. 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 , Upper Northwest
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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