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.

  • 2013 Certificate of Excellence, awarded by TripAdvisor
  • Walking distance to the U Street Corridor, Dupont Circle and the White House.
  • Complimentary WiFi and $10 credit to Raid the Bar for Kimpton InTouch members.
  • It gives us peace of mind to know your body and mind's at peace. That's why we supply a yoga mat in every room, free of charge.
  • Complimentary use of our custom PUBLIC bikes. Our hotel bikes are available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Choose from 6 types of guestrooms including specialty Bunk Bed Rooms
  • The hip and social Helix Lounge, with bubbly cocktails and great patio
  • Meetings and Events - 5 dedicated rooms with natural lighting
  • Pet friendly - Have Fido, will travel

Accessible Hotel Features | Accessible Accommodations

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 InTouch 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.

Break Up with Winter

Break Up with Winter

Book one night and get the second at 50% off, or book two nights and get a 3rd night free for stays April 14 - 21, 2014.

AAA Special Offer this June

AAA Special Offer this June

AAA members can save 15% off our Best Available Rate and enjoy continental breakfast. Good for stays this June.

Congrats Grad!

Congrats Grad!

Celebrate at the Helix with 10% off our Best Available Rate for stays Thursdays through Sundays in May.

Sweet Suite Deal

Sweet Suite Deal

Spring into the Helix Suite for just $50 more than our Best Available Rate. Offer good Sunday through Thursday.

Spring Break Meeting Promotion

Spring Break Meeting Promotion

Catch a break and save 5% off the master account when you book your next meeting or event by April 30, 2014.