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Americana Hotel

1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
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Ranked #20 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

My son and I just returned from a stay at the Americana and we were pleasantly surprised. The location is extremely convenient - just a block from the Crystal City Metro station, so it's very easy to go into DC. There is also a hotel shuttle which will take you to the Metro or other Arlington locations. We never used... More

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Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2010

This is a small hotel (looks more like a motel) in Crystal City that provides all the basic services that a traveler needs. It isn't fancy, but it is clean and comfortable. The staff are quick to provide anything that is needed. Parking is easily accessible and free. A shuttle takes you anywhere you need to go in Crystal City,... More

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Warren, PA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2010

I arrived the day after the 1st hugh Washington Blizzard. They had the parking lot plowed, although the streets were not. The staff was pleasant and assisted me with getting the room warmer as it was 19 degrees outside. Their van was available to take me to my conference at the Ritz and I only paid 1/3 the room rate.... More

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Richmond, VA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2010

I work in downtown DC a couple of days/week and I've stayed in ~10 hotels in the area (from Dulles to Greenbelt). My goal has been to find a hotel close to downtown, that doesn't cost a fortune. I think the I've found that in this hotel. Key points: -Hotel is older (still has keys, not cards to access rooms),... More

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Virginia, southeast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2010

I give this hotel a high rating because it combines excellent location with very low prices. I have not found anything comparable. It is located near hotels that charge two or three times as much. The room decor is like the 1950's but it is clean, comfortable, everything works, and they have even provided a small frig. The continental breakfast... More

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Salt Lake, UT
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2009

If you want a decent hotel room at a great price right in the middle of Crystal City, this is the place to stay. I have been using this hotel for 20 years and I keep going back there. Just can't bet the value.

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Guam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2009

The Americana was a great hotel for the budget traveler. Most hotels in the area are twice the price. Although you can't expect Marriott amenities, the rooms are clean and have the basic traveler needs; iron, TV, internet, etc... The shuttle service was extremely flexible. They will take you anywhere. The staff was friendly and always willing to help.

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Sorocaba, SP
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2009

We stayed there for 6 nights. It's very good hotel, very good continental breakfast with donuts, milk, cereals, cream cheese, etc. The room is wonderful and clean, the furniture is old, but who cares? It's a very good location, few meters from metro station, it's very quiet at night, with a good price. My only complain its about the staff... More

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Long Island, NY
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2009

This hotel is really a great bargain. For $69 a night, we got a queen size bed, a mini fridge, cable television, free parking, a clean room, and free breakfast along with friendly staff! Parts of the hotel were being renovated when we went and were looking like they were headed in a more contemporary direction. Everything was very clean... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2009

The Americana has the look and feel of a 1950's era hotel (which it probably actually is). The low price is almost unbelievable when you consider the good location, level of service, and cleanliness. I first stayed at this hotel a year ago while in DC on business, and I again stayed there this past week. I appreciated the free... More

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Address: 1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 Best Value Hotel in Arlington #18 Romantic Hotel in Arlington #21 Family Hotel in Arlington #27 Business Hotel in Arlington
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Americana Hotel is ideally situated in a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia called Crystal City across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Since 1963, our family-owned-and-operated hotel near Washington D.C. has never wavered from its commitment to complete guest satisfaction with every stay. Business and leisure travelers alike are sure to appreciate our comfortable Arlington hotel accommodations and well-appointed Crystal City hotel amenities that include free shuttle service and a complimentary continental breakfast. We are only 1 mile from the Nation’s capital and within walking distance of two Metro stops. Please call us today and let us help you plan your next trip to Washington, DC! ... more   less 
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