Helix Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel
Lonely Planet review
Modish and highlighter bright, the Helix is playfully hip – the perfect hotel for the bouncy international set that makes up the surrounding neighborhood. Little touches suggest a youthful energy (Pez dispensers in the minibar) balanced with worldly cool, like the pop-punk decor – just camp enough to be endearing. Specialty rooms include Bunk (that’s right, bunk beds) and studios with kitchenettes; all rooms have comfy, crisp-sheet beds and 37in flat-screen TVs. As part of the Kimpton Hotels family, with the requisite free evening wine hour and morning coffee, Helix is the group’s eccentric standout. It’s an easy walk to the food and drink bounty at either the U St Corridor or Dupont Circle.
Our independent authors have visited Helix Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Washington, DC.
Services & facilities
- Internet access
- Free wired high-speed internet
- Free Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Parking garage
- Smoke-free property
- Family friendly
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Room service (limited hours)
- Express check-out
- Complimentary reception
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge services
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Pets allowed
- Fitness facilities
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
Description provided by property
Property Location Helix Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel is in the heart of Washington, walking distance from Studio Theatre and Mary McLeod Bethune Council House. This eco-friendly hotel is close to Ford's Theater and Washington Monument.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 178 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while video-game consoles and premium TV channels are also offered to provide entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, makeup/shaving mirrors, and designer toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as multi-line phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness facility, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This Art Deco hotel also features wedding services and discounted use of a nearby fitness facility.
Dining Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). A complimentary manager's reception is served for your convenience. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and banquet facilities.
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