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Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1430 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20005 (Logan Circle/ Shaw)
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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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Baltimore, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At first arriving to the hotel my wife went in to check in and was not welcomed or greeted. She informed the guest services that she had a reservation but it was in my name. She was told well then I will need her to come in and give a credit card and ID. I understand the need for the... More

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Eccleshall, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had the misfortune of being booked into the Helix on the final leg of our world tour. Our three nights stay started on 30th August 2014. We arrived at around seven in the evening with no greet by porterage so we mauled our bags up the five steps to the lift floor. Assigned a room on the second floor,... More

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here last week and it was nice. The front desk people were very nice and I met a manager who recommended a few places for dinner around the area. They were also cool with me let my friend wait in the lobby with her dog. I think most places would freak out a little about a dog that... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night and had no major complaints. The staff were all super friendly and accommodating. Only issues were that the cable kept going in and out but that was probably because of the heavy storm that came while were there. The only other issue is that I think the hotel is starting to show its age. Bit... More

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Hopewell, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Helix Hotel. The Staff is wonderful. The rooms are trendy, very spacious, and clean. We stay at the Helix when we are going to the Hip Club area on U Street , that is only a short cab ride away. We park our car, and never worry about driving .Very nice shops and restaurants are close by.... More

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West Windsor Township, New Jersey
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very modern hotel. I travelled with my family. I would say the rooms are nice, very modern design. I would say parking is difficult and expensive if you use hotel's parking lot. I suggest that you park on the garages nearby. Breakfast wasn't complimentary. Price is reasonable. Wifi would be free if you signup, otherwise, it is paid.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at the Helix. The hotel was trendy and the room was spacious and well designed and staff was incredibly helpful and was 8 blocks away from the White House. Would definitely stay again!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is very poor here We requested a coffee maker which was duly delivered to our room but it was a great hassle to get the coffee. The housekeeping staff should replenish daily. There is no where to seat most of the day as the dining / lounge is closed off after breakfast. The outside patio is also not... More

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

Elaine E, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to write this review. I apologize that we did not meet your expectations on your recent visit. Hopefully you will return in the future and give us another opportunity to provide you with a stellar stay. We greatly appreciate your business. More

Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a weekend in DC. Staff was awesome. They helped me do the ALS ice bucket challenge and then the manager on duty Shawn Downer took the challenge!! They really go out of their way to make you have an excellent stay. Rooms are really cool. We had dinner the first night in the hotel and it... More

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

Laurie J, Thank you so much for this awesome review :-)! It was an absolute pleasure having you with us. I am so happy to see that Shawn was able to make your stay a memorable one. Please come and see us again very soon. We greatly appreciate you choosing The Helix. More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A different kind of hotel! Full of colors, bright and funky, we liked it! The location is not too far from the town, you can walk, or better, take the sightseeing bus! The staff is very friendly and helpful. Sadly we missed the free sparkling wine... but we still enjoyed our stay very much.

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

Wilma K, I have to agree with you that we are a very "different kind of hotel". Bright and funky are two words that describe us perfectly. Thank you so much for your kind works about the "very friendly and helpful staff". Please come and see us again! 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*
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