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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Location - excellent - very close to some of the most happening restaurants and bars... Room - Excellent - clean room and bathroom - towels and bed sheets looked and smelled clean. Bar - Good service Breakfast - OK

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love staying at Klimpton Hotels. Each one has its' own character but most importantly they cater to their guests. When you come into a Klimpton there are always nice thoughtful touches such as ice cold flavored water (mint, strawberry, cucumber, orange) , newspapers visible for the taking and very solicitous staff wanting to know if they can help (I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I absolutley loved the Hotels decor and the design was so cool. The Room was very spacious and clean. The Staff were also very friendly and accommodating. I appreciated the wine hour and the flavored water in the lobby. The lounge/restaurant decor was so cool and had a great atmosphere. I would definitely stay there again.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my stay at the Helix Hotel. Interesting design, spacious rooms, excellent breakfast. Most amazing was although the service and the absolutely cool atmosphere. Congrats guys. Bravo. But only one tip: please stop this stupidity with the breakfast tickets.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first Kimpton hotel I was disappointed with. Hotel is a bit away from any of the main attractions, which is fine, and has a unique color scheme/design. Room was large, although the view was of an alleyway. The happy hour wine hour was great but this is offered at all kimpton hotels. There were 2 bugs in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stay at Kimpton hotels whenever possible. This should not be a Kimpton. This is the second time I have stayed here and I will not be back. I will stay at one of the other Kimpton hotels in DC. Everything is old, scratched up with peeling paint. The wallpaper is peeling off. The hallways and rooms smell. The bed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my 1st visit to the Helix hotel.This hotel has a great location ,valet parking at a good $ and near by restaurants and places to visit. Even though that I notice some parts of the hotel in need for updated on maintenance department I must say that the big plus of this hotel is having such an amazing... More 

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Stuart, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relatively large room, decent hotel bar, better than average breakfast and room service with a limited but reliable menu, but you won't care because there are numerous stellar restaurants nearby. Very conveniently located to the 14th Street corridor. One of the more pleasurable stays I've had in DC. It's worth noting that several folks I met at the hotel were... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Positives: Friendly Staff Close to Bus Stop Eclectic Decor Needs Work: Not the cleanest. Bathroom had a little mold above sink and dirt mark on door, stain on trash in bathroom. Restaurant is only staffed by one person, but she was very friendly and helpful. Upon checking in, they tried to put us in a queen bedroom instead of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff members were very polite and always accommodating. We spent 5 days there and the hotel was so unique and fun. In walking distance of many restaurants and DC metro. Would happily stay in another Kimpton hotel.

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