$159 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 8, 2015 Check-out: May 9, 2015

Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

3 stars
View map of 1430 Rhode Island NW, Washington, DC 20005

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
130 out of 130
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

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Portland, OR
Oct 6, 2008

Time to P-A-A-R-T-A-Y!

This hotel is a great price for a DC hotel but be prepared, it rocks into the wee hours! If you're into that, you'll LOVE IT! If you're not, you'll just be annoyed... It's a bit of cheap made chic but it works for the most part - and it's a ton of fun. From the tiger bathrobes to the sheer curtains that envelope the bed to the rockin' bar downstairs, you couldn't ask for a hipper place in the Dupont Circle area.

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

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dakota5414
Business
east coast
Aug 23, 2011

Very nice but...

The hotel was very nice the room was gorgeous. But if you one that like a decent sized bathroom this isn't the hotel for you. The shower and the bathroom were incredibly small they could have utilized the space alittle better and extended the bathroom Into the hallway or something. They provide tooth brushes for you and a few othe things if you forget which is nice and there is a cvs not to far away.

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

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Diego
Aug 21, 2009

A perfectly funky stay

Where do I begin. Fabulously fun decor, great staff, and a perfect location. Good food right around the corner and not too far from the metro, and the conference center. I would love to come back to this place.

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

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Enid C.
Business
Quechee
Jan 6, 2015

Nice hotel

Nice and big room with lots of style. I like the early morning free coffee as well. Good location.

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

Business

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Steve49
Business
Cotuit
Jan 18, 2015

DC Hotel

The Helix is modern with an eclectic vibe. Conveniently located and quiet. The only thing that I would improve are the tables and chairs at breakfast. Not very comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
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
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

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
Chuck52
Business
Knoxville, Tennessee
Apr 19, 2014

Another eclectic Kimpton

This is a conveniently located hotel near Logan Circle. It is the usual eclectic Kimpton style, and is a good value in my opinion. If you sign up for Kimpton InTouch, you will get free internet and $10 of free stuff from the minibar. As is typical for Kimpton, this is not a traditional hotel with a large lobby, gift shop, etc. Rather it is an older building that has been refurbished in a Museum of Modern Art style. It's not for everyone, but I like it.

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

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Plenty of restaurants nearby and in the Dupont Circle area which is within walking distance.

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Review of Helix, a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Narada
Business
Boulder, CO
Oct 26, 2011

Great. Fun.

Lively, very comfortable. Good location. Staff very helpful. Highly recommended.

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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