Welcome to Hotel Helix: A Boutique Hotel in Downtown Washington DC

If variety is the spice of life, let Helix sprinkle some zing on your next trip to DC. Located in the residential Logan Circle neighborhood our downtown Washington, DC hotel is within walking distance to the hip U Street Corridor, Dupont Circle, 14th Street restaurants, White House, and National Mall. So you're in the right spot. Now, what about the Helix itself? Think personality plus. Life of the party. Helix is more than just somewhere to stay. It's a story you tell all the way home. Come visit us soon and get your story started.

  • Complimentary WiFi and a $10 Raid the Bar credit for Kimpton InTouch members
  • Hosted evening wine hour and complimentary morning coffee and tea service
  • Walking distance to Dupont Circle, Verizon Center and the White House
  • Complimentary use of our custom PUBLIC bikes. Our hotel bikes are available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Use of a yoga mat in every room
  • Choose from 6 types of guestrooms including specialty Bunk Bed Rooms
  • 2013 Certificate of Excellence, awarded by TripAdvisor

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Ideally located between historic Dupont Circle and the trendy 14th street corridor, more our downtown Washington, DC hotel puts you in a front-row seat to all DC has to offer, both past and present. Hit the street and walk to the White House, National Mall, and Smithsonian museums. The finest restaurants, nightlife, and shopping are also close by.

What makes the Helix different from the other Washington, DC hotels? Our award-winning hospitality. Enjoy rock star status every time you stay with us. Wake up to complimentary morning coffee and tea service in our hotel lobby. After a long day of business meetings or sightseeing, retreat to the Helix lounge for hosted evening wine hour. Kimpton loyalty program members enjoy further perks, including free WiFi and $10 bar credit. When the weather is nice, take our bikes for a leisurely stroll around the city, free for you to use. By now, hopefully you're convinced that the Helix is the best place to stay in Washington, DC. Don't just take our word for it. Read reviews below by guests on their recent stay:

"If you don't require traditional, Federalist architecture (or generic hotel chain decor) to enjoy the nation's capital. Funky, modern Hollywood... yes! Boutique hotel in quiet location... yes! Great service, great value for DC! Will definitely go back when in the area."
-Elizabeth R


"I have stayed twice at the Helix. Thoroughly enjoyed it both times. The room decor is fun, the bed is great! The complimentary wine tasting is fabulous. Overall a great value and fun place to spend a night in DC."

- Tim B

So the next time your travel plans take you to DC, declare your independence and stay at the Helix, a boutique, downtown Washington, DC hotel.