This hotel really is 'cool.' Room decorations are very modern from the wall hangings and sheer curtains to the striped futon couch and retro dresser / mini bar. The mini bar, by the way, has a good variety of standards (beer, juice, chips, water, Snickers) with the added fun of wax lips, pop-rocks, various medicinal packets, a yoga CD, DC map and more. And if you sign up for their free points program, you get a $10 mini-bar tab and free wifi! Did I mention the free champagne & wine at 5pm everyday? Well there you are. The gym is TINY and not very useful but if you can get a free pass to the Y a few blocks away which is huge (limited #, they go eary in the AM). The downsides to this place are location (not SUPER close to a metro) and breakfast (typical crappy continental) though there are menu options too. Looking forward to staying here again!
- Also Known As:
- Kimpton Washington Dc
- Hotel Helix
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Helix is a swanky boutique hotel fashionably located in Washington DC's downtown Logan Circle neighborhood. Fun, hip and smart, this Kimpton Hotel delights the moment you walk through its doors. The bright colors and ultra-mod style are matched by luxurious, sparkling service and careful attention to detail. Hotel Helix, complete with the adjacent Helix Lounge, is a glamorous base for exploring the nearby White House, Washington Monument, Smithsonian Museums and more. ... more less
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