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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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163 reviews 163 reviews
87 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I typically rave about Kimpton, but this hotel is tired, worn out, dated, and 'second rate' in all aspects including the staff and service. The website makes this hotel look great, but its really not. It attracts a customer base that must not be used to having a hotel 'put a $100 hold' on your card...as this is the FIRST... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Helix gets 2 stars for still being clean. The buck stops there. Once, of my favorite affordable Kimpton hotel, the Helix now charges you for every single thing that was and usually is typically complimentary, like toothbrush and toothpaste. We started off WRONG with my reservation confirmation that never registered. Even though I showed Terence ,Ben's Chili Bowl, my... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didnt really like this hotel. The staff weren't very helpful, weird hotel room, terrible shower/bathroom, not a very good location (alot of homeless/druggies in the area) and a distance from decent food and coffee and the heart of washington dc. On a better note bike hire and 7/11 on the corner and free wifi in the room :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel was exactly as it represented itself. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was excellent. The room were cool, clean, funky, and comfortable. I enjoyed my stay overall and would stay there again!

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I found this hotel on a fluke and I am so happy I did! I LOVE this hotel. Valet parking was a breeze, the staff was very friendly and our room was cool and funky. The beds were more comfortable than my own. The thing that really stood out to me was the fact the hotel was booked and I... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I celebrated my 30th Birthday at the Helix Hotel & Lounge a few weeks ago. My accommodations were perfect!! Myra, the bar manager, took excellent care of my needs prior to the event and took care of all my guests at the party. She was very attentive to my friends with their drink and food orders and ensured everyone had... More

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Ames, Iowa, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Though I'm not into eclectic and funky, I was inclined to be positive about the hotel--what do I care about lotion in the room? I can buy my own bottle and still save considerable $$. However, a nonnegotiable for me is sleep. Unfortunately, I don't find Helix a place I can get a good night's sleep. Having some experience in... More

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New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always stay here... it's great for families, people with pets, really anyone. It's very chill and everyone is so nice. And they are always giving you free treats. Helix is 1 of my fave things in DC.

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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many here, the goods far outweighed the bad. On the positive side of the ledger, the great staff. So nice and helpful. Were able to get us in early, kept our bags safe on our last day, and got us a lovely drive to the airport. The bads weren't so much bad as meh. The decor is trying hard,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a great location, with large funky/retro rooms and comfortable beds. Wifi was free for whatever reason (I think they were supposed to charge for it unless you were part of their frequent stay program). On the flip side, both computers in the business center were not working. One thing that creeped me out about the room was... 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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