Our staff knows just where to go!
Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Helix helps you make the most of your Washington, D.C. stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Washington, D.C., what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
Assistant Front Office Manager
Mount Vernon - Explore the state of the art galleries and theaters, visit the 500-acre estate of George Washington and his family, tour the 14-room mansion that is beautifully restored.
Washington National Cathedral - Its English Gothic style of the late fourteenth century is beautiful and memorable.
Sales and Service Manager
Capitol Bike Share - Live like a DC Local and tour the city on bike. Stop and go as you please, all while practicing wellness. You can find the bike locations all around the city, including right next door!
Bikram Yoga - If you really want to burn some calories, stretch out your schedule and try Bikram Yoga in Dupont Circle.
Assistant General Manager
Got a hankering for some excellent mezcal and street style mexican tapas? Head over to El Chucho in the Columbia Heights neighborhood.
DC Brau Brewery - DC Brau offers free tours and tastings every Saturday from 12PM-4PM. Be sure to pick up your very own 64oz DC Brau growler filled with one of their exclusive beers.
Guest Services Agent
Buffalo Billiards - An awesome spot located in Dupont Circle right up the street. Equipped with pool tables, ping pong, dart boards, shuffleboard… If you’re in the mood for fun, this is the place you want to go.
DC Improv Comedy Club - In the mood for some hees and hahs? Take a stroll over to the local comedy club, the DC Improv.
For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorites, contact Hotel Helix's concierge at (202) 462-9001.