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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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 2 weeks 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
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time at this hotel and yet again I wasn't disappointed. great hotel, great location and fantastic staff! Will be back (again). Modhi and his team make you feel like you are the only person staying there, cannot do enough for you!

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

mrssnips66, Thank you so much for this awesome review. We are so happy that you have become such a frequent guest of ours. Our team works so hard in the attempt to always provide our guests with a stellar experience. Please come and see us again very soon! More

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Helix for one night (Sat night to Sun morning). We had a wonderful experience. Our room was larger than most hotels (king deluxe room), so we appreciated the extra space. The decor is trendy (bright colors, modern), but it's still comfortable. Every interaction we had with the staff was outstanding; they were friendly, helpful, and everyone said... More

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

JY555, What a perfect review! Thank you for sharing your 5 star experience with other travelers. We are so pleased that your recent trip was such a great success. The comments about the staff being outstanding, friendly and helpful put a huge smile on all of our faces. We hope you will come and see us again very soon! More

Bloomington, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Helix tries too hard to be trendy, with odd colors and loud music in the hallways, but don't let the vibe put you off. The rooms are well designed and very comfortable and the amenities are excellent. The very large TV even has an HDMI cable to connect to your laptop. The location couldn't be better, on a quiet... More

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

J00095289754, The Helix definitely has a very unique design and trendiness to it. Although you may have not found it to your liking I am very pleased to read that otherwise you did enjoy your time with us. The Dupont/Logan area has exploded over the past few years and we are very fortunate to be right in the center of... More

Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 1 night on a business trip. The hotel is very modern and the rooms were sleek and clean. the free wine hour was much appreciated. Unfortunately, the walls and doors were very thin and I woke up several times and had a poor night of sleep. I had to call the desk once to get security to quiet... More

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

Edp25, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with this review. We greatly appreciate you choosing to stay with us on your recent business trip and it was wonderful to read that you enjoyed our modern sleek rooms and complimentary wine hour. Please come and see us again soon. More

Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a whimsical hotel! I've stayed at a few of the other Kimpton brand hotels and have always enjoyed my stay. The Helix is definitely the "odd bird" in the Kimpton family - but in a refreshing and fun way. The retro/mod vibe in the rooms are a nice change from the norm, although I would have liked to have... More

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

See_Chris_Jetset, Thank you so much for choosing us on your recent visit. The DC area has many Kimpton options and we could not be more proud that you chose us. I totally agree with you that we are very unique :-). It was a pleasure to read you found our staff to be so pleasant and we hope you will... More

MorrisonDerbyCity
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not say enough nice things about our experience with this hotel. Friendly staff, very pet friendy, clean and unique rooms. Conveniently located near many great restaurants and a 15 minute walk to the White House and Mall area. Hotel staff made everything very easy and don't miss the free wine hour!

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

MorrisonDerbyCIty, What an awesome review! Thank you so much for choosing us on your recent stay. I thoroughly enjoyed reading your comments about our "friendly staff". It was a pleasure having you with us and hope you will return to us on your next trip. More

Concord, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jackie O and Marilyn posters highlight the ironic-hip-fifties décor downstairs. Each room is differently decorated with geometric furniture in smoky oranges and burnt yellows, with turquoise accents and sepia. Our bed was recessed into a side space with a mosquito-net gauze surround. There is of course soy milk at the coffee bar. If you’re too late in the morning to... More

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

AlecWalker, Thank you so much for this review. I thoroughly enjoyed your description of our rooms and hotel. Truthfully I could envision all of it! We are so proud that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you will come and see us again soon. More

New York City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an extremely well-managed and well-appointed boutique hotel with a great bar scene on the Monday night that I stayed here. Very comfortable bed and quiet. 24-hour gym, no pool, no free breakfast but okay because it's around the corner from convenience store and other options.

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

NYCityCountryMouse, Thank you for taking the time out of your day to provide us with this review. I whole heartedly agree with you, our beds are very comfortable! We are so happy to hear your recent stay was such a success. Please come and see us again very soon. 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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