Hotel Helix

Hotel Helix
1430 Rhode Island Nw
Washington, DC US

Rating: Star Rating 3
Expect the celebrity treatment at Hotel Helix. Your 15 Minutes begin the moment you enter their chic, ultra-modern "Living Room" lobby. Dramatic, illuminated reception desks and pop-art inspired paintings deliver a high-energy welcome. The VIP handling continues each evening in the Living Room, where guests are invited to the Hosted Evening Bubbly Reception. Guests and DC's fashionable elite give all their senses a treat at the Helix Lounge. Sight, sound, and touch come alive with involving mood lighting, musical grooves and overstuffed chairs. Taste and smell the delightful flavors and aromas emanating from the eclectic mix of cocktails and the avant-garde menu. Part of Kimpton Hotels, Hotel Helix's 178 deluxe guestrooms feature rich, boldly-colored fabrics. Platform beds surrounded by sheer curtains, cherry-red ottomans, bathrooms with orange porcelain, stainless steel sinks, and holographic shower curtains are just some of the examples of how they stylishly blend form and function. Hotel amenities include: full-service concierge, complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, business services, complimentary overnight shoeshine, valet parking and 24-hour fitness center, plush robes, Aveda bath products, available in-room spa services, A/C, in-room coffee maker, 2-line phone with voicemail, hairdryer, mini bar, morning paper, room service, CD player and a cable television with on-demand movies. Some specialty rooms include kitchenettes, cafe tables and chairs; others feature bunk beds. Honor bars are stocked with Pop Rocks, Pez and other classic snacks. The pet-friendly hotel welcomes pets with a treat and food and water dishes to use during their stay. Walking services are also available. Hotel Helix also features Kimpton's Forgot-It, We've Got It program, where toiletry items that you may have left at home are complimentary provided for you. Hotel Helix also gives serious attention to business traveler's needs, offering a full menu of services and amenities including meeting and banquet facilities, as well as state-of-the-art technical equipment. Our environmental program, Kimpton Hotels EarthCare, supports a sustainable world by using non-intrusive, high quality, eco-friendly products and services, including In-Room recycling bins, non-toxic cleaners, organic honor bar items and water/energy efficient measures. Kimpton Hotels EarthCare products and practices are based on California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Lodging Guidelines.

Room Information

Room Description
Located in the Logan Circle Neighborhood, you know you've arrived at the downtown Hotel Helix. A pop-art sensation, The Hotel Helix puts out the sparkly welcome mat. From the witty Magritte-esque mural outside to the stunning color scheme inside, it's evident this boutique hotel is all about fun. The only thing Hotel Helix takes seriously is the attention it gives its guests, making for a famously fabulous stay at this downtown Washington DC boutique hotel. You'll find these services and amenities at the downtown Hotel Helix: -Valet/laundry services -Complimentary overnight shoeshine available -Room service -24-hour exercise room equipped with treadmill, recumbent bike -24-hour valet parking available with in and out privileges -Concierge service -Hosted Evening Bubbly Reception from 5pm to 6pm Hotel Helix offers playful, fashionable guestrooms - high style for a luxury boutique hotel in downtown Washington DC. The hotel boasts vibrant, colorful interior design. Walls shimmer and sheer drapes pull around platform beds to create cozy alcoves. Bright green honor bars and armoires. They didn't forget the details either - all 178 rooms (including our 18 suites and 12 specialty rooms) of the downtown Washington, DC hotel come with: -Two-line cordless speakerphone with voicemail and complimentary 800 calls -Desk with complimentary Wi-FI internet access -Sony flat screen TV with Nintendo and WebTV access and Sony CD stereos -Honor bar/refrigerator stocked with all the regular stuff as well as snacks like Pez and Pop Rocks -In-room coffee maker with complimentary coffee -Plush robes, iron and ironing board, full size hair dryer, Aveda bath amenities -Daily newspaper delivery and in-room safe -Room for your canine companion or feline friend-we are pet-friendly -Windows that open slightly -The Hotel Helix does not have connecting rooms King Deluxe Room -400 sq ft oversized room with king platform bed and sitting area with sofa -Room will accommodate 2 people with the addition of a rollaway -Views of Rhode Island Avenue and the back of the hotel Double Double Deluxe -400 sq ft oversized room with two double-sized platform beds -Room will accommodate 4 people -Views of Rhode Island Avenue Helix Suite -700 sq ft with king sized platform bed in the bedroom -Separate cozy living room, walk-in dressing room, and large bathroom accessible from both living room and master bedroom. Pull out a magazine from the ultra mod Danish magazine rack and settle in for a memorable night! -Room will accommodate 3 people with the addition of a rollaway -Views of Rhode Island Avenue Bunk Room -400 sq ft oversized room with king bed and bunk beds plus additional TV in adjacent area -Ample double bed below a bunk, sleeps up to 4 and does not fit rollaway - For kids and kids-at-heart, it's time for a slumber party with bunk beds suitable for grown ups. -Views of the back of the hotel Eats Room -400 sq ft oversized room with king sized platform bed -Room will accommodate 2 people with the addition of a rollaway -Views of Rhode Island avenue -Separate room with kitchenette including a dining table for two, refrigerator, microwave, and dishes -Cutting edge Italian design greets you at the door to your own personal snack room


Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)


The Helix Lounge that is on site at The Hotel Helix is a part of the Kimpton Boutique Hotels and Restaurants, The Helix Lounge offers a splash of color amidst a fun setting. It's all about fun with a relaxed atmosphere. Be seen or not be seen, it's your choice. The lounge specializes in specialty drinks and lighter fair. Service - Breakfast (continental) - 7am-10:30am daily - Cocktails - Monday-Saturday till late Menu - Room service is available from 6:30am until 10:00am for breakfast and 6:30pm to 10:30pm for dinner. - Complimentary champagne reception nightly from 5-6pm in our lobby

Area Attractions



Health Club
Health Club The Hotel Helix features a fitness center on the 1st floor of the hotel. The facility is complimentary for hotel guests who obtain access through their electronic room key. The fitness room is accessible 24 hours per day. Equipment includes: - Lifecycle stair climbers - 2 Lifecycle recumbent stationary bicycles - 2 Lifecycle treadmills - Lifecycle universal gym - Weights Workout towels and spring water are provided at no charge. In addition guests have the option to visit a full-service club approximately 3 blocks from the hotel. Request for massage and spa treatments please refer to the front desk.
Sports and Recreation
Memorable museums and pretty parks are just the beginning of the sights to see in D.C. you can enjoy great sporting events, boating and much more. - National Zoo (3000 block of Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-673-4800) - Rock Creek Park (202-426-6828) offer hiking, biking and bridle trails, tennis courts, a golf course, and more. - Bike the sites (202-966-8662) - Potomac River and C&O canal; call Fletcher's boat house (202-244-0461) for boat and canoe rentals. - Washington Redskins; since 1997, when the 'Skins moved into the new 78,600-seat FedEx field in Landover, Maryland (301-276-6000), demand has increased. - The NHL Capitals, the NBA Wizards and the Georgetown Hoyas of the NCAA all share the limelight at the MCI center. - Baltimore Orioles play their home games at Oriole Park at Camden Yards (333 W. Camden ST., Baltimore, MD; 410-685-9800) - D.C. United Play at RFK Stadium from April through October. Seat information (703) 478-6600. - Explorers Hall (17th and M STS., NW; 202-857-7588)

Meeting Facilities

Meeting and Banquet Facilities
Production: 17x44, 748 sq ft Theatre 60, Classroom 54, Conference 44, U-shape 36, Casting: 736 square feet Conference 17, Banquet 60, Reception 60. Casting A: 24x36, 300 sq feet Theatre 45, Classroom 24/36, Conference 12, U-shape 14, Hollow Square 16, Reception 30, Banquet 30 Casting B: 23x16, 300 sq feet Theatre 45, Classroom 24/36, Conference 12, U-shape 14, Hollow Square 16, Reception 30, Banquet 30 Soundstage: 736 sq ft Soundstage A: 23x16 Theatre 45, Classroom 24/36, Conference 12, U-shape 14, Hollow Square 16, Banquet 30, Reception 30 Soundstage B: 23x16 Theatre 45, Classroom 24/36, Conference 12, U-shape 14, Hollow Square 16, Banquet 30, Reception 30 Casting and Soundstage: 1472 sq ft Theatre 72, Conference 34, Conference 34, Banquet 120, Reception 150

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Last Updated: September 26, 2015
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