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Highlander Motel

3336 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
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Highlander Motel
Ranked #24 of 47 hotels in Arlington
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple, affordable motel in an area that generally fills up very quickly and doesn't have many options in this range. When I was got in, I was informed that my reservation price was higher than the actual rate for those days, and my price was re-adjusted downwards, all without any prompting. Clean, comfortable rooms, and in general a pleasant stay.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed at this property for 2 nights. The room was clean, comfortable and affordable. However, one lady at the front desk was a bit rude and unprofessional I believe her name was Sheryl. I chose this motel because I needed to stay near the Pentagon Memorial for an affordable price. There were food options within walking distance as well... More

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Highland Heights, Kentucky
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Clean, comfortable, conveniently located, quiet, reasonably priced (for D.C. area), free parking. It is an older motor inn that has been remodeled. Nice comfortable beds, really nice bathroom. My family turned up noses when we pulled in, but they were won over during the stay. Easy walk to the metro at Virginia Square (3 blocks) or Ballston (with mall area... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

My son and I were on a field trip to DC. Out of habit I was looking for a Residence Inn or similar. All of those options were booked and so after some very diligent research my wife found this gem. The price was right and it was within an easy walk (3 blocks) of a Metro (Virginia Square/GMU). I... More

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Charlottesville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Appearance is nothing to rave about, but rooms are actually fairly well-appointed. Bath is modern. TV and internet work well. Desk clerk was helpful. Room was pretty quiet. Seemed pricey to me at $125 with taxes, but for the Ballston area it's at the low end.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Excellent location and brilliant service! This is not my first visit to Washington and I must say that I have stayed in quite a number of hotels which did not meet my expectation! I have finally found a "home" in Arlington!!! I loved the spacious and spotless rooms... But most importantly the great customer service! The metro station at Virginia... More

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Avon, Colorado
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Clean warm modestly updated room with a better bed than more expensive places I've stayed. Friendly helpful staff that aided me with my touring plans, and the location was great with many places to eat within a few blocks. Easy Metro ride from the airport and to all of the sights. 5 nights under $500 with taxes. I would stay... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is something like our 10th stay at this lovely, affordable gem and I am honestly one of the pickiest travelers around. The Highlander is a GREAT find. Every time we've stayed here we've enjoyed a spotless room and wonderful, no-nonsense service. The beds are comfortable and rooms have been updated. Modest? Sure. But the value can't be beat. There's... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Recently stayed here for 3 nights. Stayed at other $200+ hotels in the area during my previous DC trips so not surprised to see this hotel got 4-star rating. Location is good, Giant Food is about a few blocks away next to a good Chinese Restaurant. Metro (Virginia Square) is a short distance walk. Price is nice compared with other... More

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Pittsburgh
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is a drab and run down place that is quite unlike any of the hotels in the area. The only good thing about this place is the location. The price is good for the area but everything about this place from the furnishings to toiletries to linens is of a grade lower than motel 6. It has been a... More

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Additional Information about Highlander Motel

Address: 3336 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Highlander Hotel Arlington
Highlander Motel Arlington

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Arlington #18 Romantic Hotel in Arlington #23 Family Hotel in Arlington #29 Business Hotel in Arlington
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Highlander Motel is an affordable motel in Arlington VA close to the FDIC, NSF, and George Mason University. We offer free parking, free wireless internet access and HD television. We are located 2 blocks from the Virginia Square Metro station ... more   less 
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