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Helix *

Special ultra-mod boutique hotel
Done in what it describes as "Hollywood Style," Hotel Helix is a unique and funky place to stay in D.C. Just as the Logan 'hood was undergoing a renaissance, the Kimpton chain took over this once dreary concrete hotel, and made it one of the coolest in the whole city, with a swanky, creative bar/lobby that is home to many gay events. The rooms themselves have been done over in campy/stylish mode and offer more space than most D.C. apartments. The rooms are are bright and pet-friendly, featuring an honor bar with tons of candy. In-room spa treatments available.

Tags: Mixed Gay/Straight , Outdoor Patio , Food , Wi-Fi Internet , Boutique Hotel , IGLTA Member , TAG Approved , Pet Friendly

1430 Rhode Island Ave., NW (btwn 14th St. NW & 15th St. NW)
Washington, DC 20005

(202) 462-9001 |(800) 706-1202


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  • bjoelperry is now a fan

    Apr 16 at 12:23pm ·

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    "Happy hour!"

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    "Justin's Birthday — with Stephen, Jedediah"

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    "Checking in with @davidofdc — with David"

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  • mrjimenez is now a fan

    Nov 13 at 12:59am ·

  • bjoelperry gave this place *
    Great Experience
    Just visited D.C. and was very unfamiliar with the Gay hoods or venues and Selected Helix based on Price and info from this site, it turns out it was the right choice! Initially only booked for one night because I was uneasy about the hotel at first due to proximity of gay spots and National Monuments, but this hotel turns out is very close to it ALL. Many of DC gay spots are located within a decent walking distance and the local area is definitely gay friendly. The hotel is very unique with decor and theme and the vibe is very chill. I had no issues extending my reservations two additional nights (same rate, same room) no issues. Overall a great experience and I will be revisiting this hotel when Hillary is Inaugurated!

    Sep 24 at 2:47am ·

  • RjC is now a fan

    Mar 14, 2013 at 1:26pm ·

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