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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
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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days 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
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Strange place hipsters may enjoy. Zoom floor smelled like old used socks. No kettle in the room. Very slow elevators. Did not enjoy the design. The location was good. Only 15 min walk from the mall. Nice restaurants and a shop 2 min from the hotel.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love Kimptons no matter where. I didn't have a pet, but if you do, this is the place for you. Thought we were in a luxury dog kennel. The service is attentive, and then there are the karama reward perks. No major attractions are nearby. You'll need to walk several blocks or more to reach the national mall or take... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Claire was a great help when we arrived slightly earlier than our check in time. They also upgraded our room to the 9th floor since we were staying for an entire week. The location is great. My husband and I loved that there's a Whole Foods within walking distance. The restaurants are local favorites and there are several worth eating... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival, knowing that we were celebrating an anniversary, Claire, the most personable, fun and enthusiastic front desk person we've ever encountered at any hotel, surprised us by booking us into a spacious suite with a view. The suite actually had its own dressing room with huge closets and an enormous sectional, desk and bar in the living room. Claire... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All in all the hotel was good. We were 3 people sharing a room. The room was nice and clean but they forgot we were 3 people (we mentioned that when booking) and we didn't have enough towels. We asked for them once and they brought some immediately. The second day was the same but this time when we asked... More 

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