This boutique hotel is not usual by any means. In fact, it breaks the mold on all counts. It is situated on a mixed use mostly apartment building-residential street. A curtain opens when you walk in to simulate a rock star's dressing room. Lighting down a narrow hall is severe again enhancing the rock star theme. Room offers a mixture of sixties decor with mod upholstering, Lots of brightly colored plastic appointments. View from the seventh floor reveals a patchwork of building types and cranes. Complimentary wine tasting evenings, continental breakfast is charged in 15 minute intervals. Valet parking is expensive however rewards hybrid vehicle drivers with half off. Within walking distance of National Geographic Museum and some neighborhood breakfast joints. Staff is top notch, polite and helpful. Business center allows free boarding pass printing but requires stiff fee for internet use otherwise.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Kimpton Washington Dc