$119 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Jun 19, 2015 Check-out: Jun 21, 2015

Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

3 stars
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Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
133 out of 133
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.2
Value:
4

88% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
sheres100
New Jersey
Dec 27, 2012

Excellent stay

We stayed in an amazing and HUGE room with a very very comfy king size bed! Very clean. Outdated art and decor but who cares? They serve complimentary wine, champagne and cider during happy hour in their lounge area :) :) :) Management and staff are VERY helpful. One night I really wanted to sip some tea and the bar was closed. The guy at the front desk brought me a whole kettle with hot water and gave me 6-7 bags of tea :) Would definitely recommend staying here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Whole foods, a nice restaurant Ghana cafe, A nice crepe place - Point Chaud Cafe and Crepes are a short walk away!

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Emily B 72
Business
Philadelphia, PA
Jan 29, 2014

fun hotel

clean, fun bar, good service. Enjoyed the interesting decor and amenities

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Emily B 72
Business
Philadelphia, PA
Jan 27, 2014

Visiting friends

We stayed one night. Good price, clean rooms and interesting decor. Made a hotel stay more fun

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Kaye e
Business
VA
Jan 11, 2014

Good Experience

The pop art style of the hotel was great, although it did photograph a little bit nicer than it actually was. Service was good, the room was clean. They also offered a champagne hour and a hot chocolate bar hour which was a nice addition.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
harlem20
Business
New York, NY
Dec 31, 2013

My favorite DC hotel.

The location is the most attractive part. Simple and chic. The bar lounge is nice and relaxing. Rooms are great

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
shereebo
Business
fla
Dec 30, 2013

stay at the helix

Very nice hotel.good location with restraunts nearby.bed was very comfortable.have to take taxi to musceums and sightseeing.too far to walk. had a great time!!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

take the metro over to pentgon city mall..Big 4 story mall.

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
BillfromSac
Business
Sacramento, CA, USA
Dec 24, 2013

Great value in a very friendly atmoshphere

The Helix was a great place to stay! I was upgraded to a suite by a very friendly front desk agent who did not want to put me on the second floor because I was staying 4 nights and it might be a bit noisy. Everything was quite comfortable and welcoming. I wanted to stay for another week.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
French named
Business
Ocean Springs, MS
Dec 16, 2013

Great Hotel -- Just Beautiful

The Hotel was very beautiful including the staff. It was a great location for my meeting.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
French named
Business
Ocean Springs, MS
Dec 9, 2013

Great Hotel -- Just Beautiful

The hotel is beautiful, the staff was great, and the location was perfect for my meeting.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
RoxyR
Business
Phoenix, Arizona
Dec 3, 2013

Friendly very helpful staff

Staying at the Helix was an excellent experience. All of the staff were terrific. It is a very eclectic place not posh. The food and bar are very good and the wine hour meet and greet was great. The room was very comfortable. A fun friendly place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
ElVerdadero
Business
Washington DC
Oct 4, 2013

Good value & location but terrible customer service

A substandard service accompanied by unprofessional stuff (some of them not all to their defense) & untidy room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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