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Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

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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
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    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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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to dc for a little birthday trip. This hotel was in a pretty convenient area, not to far from the mall. Happy hour with the free wine and pop corn was very nice, a great way to relax after exploring. The staff was friendly. The room was very retro and cute but the wall paper was peeling off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the hotel for 3 nights this July - I have to say I was absolutely delighted with the service/rooms and staff - in totality this has been the best US Hotel I have stayed in. The room I had was a Suite and it was amazing as for the bar food and cocktails - they too where... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we got in, we were excited because the hotel had a different (in a good way)vibe than your standard hotel. The rooms are small but clean. The bathtub is very tiny and narrow. The walls were very thin. A lot of funky colors in the room gave it a very modern look. The room is fine if you're looking... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was friendly and accommodating, the rooms very unique and spacious, the location was amazing, and the afternoon beverage hour was the perfect way to end a long day. We could walk to the monuments and to tons of great restaurants. We will definitely stay there again.

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McKinney, Texas, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The rooms are large and nicely furnished and the pictures looked inviting. However walking into the room will give you a "sanitary" shock. The smell was terrible. Although I requested a non-smoking room. The chair had stains from more than one event (needs carbon dating) I had white socks and by the end of an hour, the bottom was black.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel after my mother and I were bumped from our flight at DCA. She was hesitant to go back downtown, but I insisted that Kimpton hotels were great and we would have a nice time to make up for our travel blunder. However, this has got to be the worst Kimpton property I have stayed at. My... More 

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Beijing
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The only positive thing that can be said for this hotel is that it is well located, has fast internet access and comfortable beds.. However it is extremely overpriced and only marginally better than a youth hostel which no amount of trendy wallpaper can cover up.. The equally overpriced breakfast must have cost less than $5 to lay on given... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I had believed the bad reviews, but it looked kinda cool so I chose to believe the good reviews. Trust me here... While modern looking, with fun bold colors and interesting pop art all over, this was the GROSSEST HOTEL I've stayed in since I was a poor, college kid. Seriously. My shower was really moldy, the faucet... More 

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Houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

reminded me of an A Loft - boutique like reception, rooms quite trendy (bathrobe was fake tiger skin print and the pictures on the wall were barbie and ken dolls in swim suits!) but not a bad place to stay with very friendly staff. One let down was VERY small fitness center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my birthday celebration here with some close friends. Loved the Art Deco styled suite, very spacious. The lounge had an awesome dj that weekend and we partied without even leaving the hotel one night. I love DC and miss living there! Great night!

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