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Americana Hotel

1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
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Ranked #23 of 48 hotels in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

The Americana Hotel is old but very clean with free parking and free continental breakfast. My problem arose when I tried to leave. The hotel is built on a slope and when I was parking underneith the building I did't realize that when I went to pull out that my Hummer was higher than the ceiling of the garage. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2008

As many have posted, the hotel looks very dated and out of place for the area, but it is VERY clean and is probably the best deal in DC area. The staff were very helpful and shuttle service was great. If you want to stay in for dinner after a long day, ask the shuttle driver to take you to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2008

Recommended for location and value: We were looking for an inexpensive hotel in or near DC for weekend sightseeing trip in DC. The hotel is clean, feels like a jump back to the 60s with the pink/black tile in the bathrooms. It is relatively quiet - did not hear the highway which was right next to the room. The free... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

While in appearance this surely is the "poor kid on the block" (only non-highrise and older building between brandnew big office properties) it provides good value for little money. The two-bed-room we got was clean and big enough for our family of four. Directly across our window there was the highway - but the windows were thick enough, so we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

The location is great, near the Metro station Crystal City, only 5 minutes walk. If you take the exit from Marriott Gateway, it only takes you 2 minutes under the sun in summer... but there is some staris in the lobby which you have to go through so if you have heavy luggage you have to carry them down. it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2008

We stayed at the Americana for three nights in June. I agree that the Hotel is some years old, but the accommodation was spotless ! The location is perfect. A few minutes walk to the Metro and all Crystal City Shops and Restaurants.The breakfast was well above average with plenty of choice.Staff were also very helpful. I would say a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2008

This hotel was great for our family of 4. The price was right, especially for the area, the hotel was very clean. Every employee we spoke with, were very friendly and helpful. As long as you aren't looking for luxury, most normal people would be totally satisfied with this hotel. I'm not into paying too much money for just a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2008

Given the expensive nature of accomodation in the DC area this was a good deal. We stayed three nights and paid $109 a night. The Americana is close to the Metro and the motel provides a shuttle service to/from Reagan National Airport. A breakfast is provided that is no worse than that provided in many chain motels. The rooms were... More

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AmericanaHotel, Manager at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that one of our guests had a less than favorable assessment of their stay, and appreciate the opportunity to address their complaints. Regarding the breakfast, we offer a complimentary continental breakfast from 6am - 10am. It typically includes: *Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Milk & Orange Juice *Deer Park Spring Water *Twinings and/or Bentley's Teas in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2008

The outside of the hotel looks like a stereotypyical welfare hotel. It appears quite run down. Some rooms are situated inside the building and some are outside. Several people told us that we were lucky that the elevator stopped on our floor, since they were unable to catch it from their floor. While clean, our room needed major updates. There... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2008

My husband and I stayed there for 2 nights, in order to have a cheap room in the area of DC. After all, I see that it is a mistake to think that if you can save 20 $ a night you are still okay with just a roof over your head..... After this experience, I swore myself to never... More

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Also Known As:
Americana Hotel Arlington
Americana Arlington
Address: 1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Arlington
#19 Romantic Hotel in Arlington
#20 Business Hotel in Arlington
#22 Family Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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