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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Herefordshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2010

Booked this as a one night stopover after our flight before heading south. Very stylish, funky hotel with quirky design features (bright neon accents in reception and bedrooms). Paid a reasonable £117 for the room which included a complimentary breakfast and drinks reception in the bar ie free champagne reception between 5-6pm which we disappointingly missed due to long immigration... More

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Helix_GM, General Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Janey007, On behalf of the Helix I wanted to write to thank you for the comments you provided about your recent experience at our property. We are especially grateful for your comments about the unique atmosphere and design of the hotel. This hotel is one of a kind and this is one thing we all enjoy about working here.... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2010

I had a reservation for a King Room that was guaranteed for late arrival. When I got there after driving for three hours, I was told "we were oversold and we sold your king room to someone else, all we have is two doubles." I asked if the rate changed and was told in one word "No." There was no... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

I've stayed at the Helix a number of times over the past four or so years. I found it by chance. A recommended Kimpton Hotel was full but there was another one I could try. It was the Helix. I haven't stayed anywhere else in DC since then. Every time I check out, I wish I could stay a little... More

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Helix_GM, General Manager at Helix, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Magpie1998, On behalf of the Helix I wanted to write to thank you for the comments you provided about your recent experience at our property. We're especially grateful for your comments about our staff. We strive to be the best and most loved hotel in DC. If there’s any additional feedback you have on how we can continue to... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2010 via mobile

I love the location. Booked a 400 square foot room online for six nights. Checked in and was put in one of the smallest hotel rooms I ever saw. About 200 square feet most. Turns out they have the larger rooms but we got bate and switch and had to complain to get the room we paid for. Still ended... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2010

My fiance booked a room at the Helix for a quick weekend getaway based on the photos and website descriptions. The hotel looks exactly like the photos on their site. The vibrant, artistic decor throughout the hotel was very appealing. Our king suite room was cozy but roomy with great amenities. The bed and pillows were very comfy, and the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

I stay at the Helix a few times a month, and after my first trip here in January 2010, I decided after just a few minutes that I'll never go elsewhere again. The staff is welcoming, and I appreciate that they know me by name and go out of their way to make me feel special. The happy hour on... More

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

Yes we went for valentine's day in 2009. We got to get away with out the baby and let loose. We had a ball. I wanted to just stay at the hotel all night. It reminded me of an Austin Powers Movie. When walked in they had win tasting right in the lobby for you, FREE. the room was off... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2010

The location near Dupont Circle is ideal. All Kimpton Hotels seem to have appealing aesthetic sensibility; this is even better than their average. The bellman, front desk/concierge, and all others made me feel welcome. Room functionality was excellent. The entire property was spotless despite having a few events while I was there.

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New Jersey
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2010

We went to the Helix because it is across the street from my daughters apartment and we wanted a comfortable place for my 92, (now 93), year old mom. The people at the desk were wonderful and concerned and caring. The room was made up and neat and clean and my mom was very comfortable. The staff in the dining... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2010

I recently stayed at the Hotel Helix. I realize that I was about 3 hours early for check in but the desk clerk could tell I wasn't feeling good and when I told him I wasn't picky about the room type, he immediately got me in and offered to get me something to help me feel better. My 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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