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Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston

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650 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Potomac, Maryland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the better Residence Inns I've experienced. The breakfast is the usual fare, but the dining area is large and the staff keep things very tidy. Professional, helpful staff, very well maintained, good location for Arlington and central DC.

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

What a nice review and thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We always want our guests to have a memorable experience and it is great to know that you did. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Melbourne Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is located in a good location for business travelers. I have stayed here multiple times. The rooms are clean and spacious and include a kitchenette. A happy hour and dinner are included with your stay. The metro is nearby or a cab ride from Reagan National is around $20. The Ballston Common mall is across the street. There... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your loyalty! It is great to hear that we have exceeded your expectations during your multiple visits and we will continue to impress you during your future stays. Thank you again and we are excited to host you again soon! More 

New York City, New York
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91 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel in May of 2015 because it was near the Georgetown area of D.C. It was in a nice area with good restaurants nearby. The property was well maintained and attractive. Breakfast was fine. We would stay here again.

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Beijing Region, China
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I had a somewhat mixed experience at this hotel. I was initially bumped from the hotel due to overbooking, but this was due to corporate level policies and the hotel management did everything they could to make up for it. I made my reservation at the hotel in person - I needed a place for my family to stay while... More 

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Chester County, PA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Took family to DC for a short weekend visit. Hotel is a very short (under 10 minute) stroll to nearest metro. Very Very safe and upscale nieghborhood surrounds the hotel. Great selection of restaurants all within a short walk (under 2 blocks away) from property. Be sure to try Rustico restaurant, all farm to table, made on premises items, the... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

I love your title! Thank you for your endorsement and it is wonderful to hear how pleased with the hotel and team you are. Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Sterling, Virginia
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39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I stayed here with my kids over spring break for a DC "staycation". It's a new hotel. Fantastic staff and service. Great location with a 2 block walk to the metro for easy access to downtown DC. Reasonable rates. Great dining options around Arlington.

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Sounds like your staycation was a success! Thank you for your kind words and we love to host our guests while they are relaxing in the area. We look forward to seeing you and your family on your next visit! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We found this hotel to be very clean and managed nicely. All the staff was friendly. The location is easy to find and the breakfast had everything. My only gripe was having to pay for parking. I look at that as having to pay extra to get my food cooked at a restaurant! With that being said, I would still... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. I understand the desire for complimentary parking and we have priced ourselves as the least expensive in Ballston. Our parking rates are also $20 - $30 under DC rates. Again, thank you for your review and we hope to see you back... More 

Emmitsburg, Md
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Am always disappointed when a venue doesn't offer Valet Parking; seen too many crime movies to enjoy underground parking garages! Then, checking in was slow though I had a reservation through Marriott. Next, the trash can in the first floor Mens' Room was overflowing with paper product. Ah, but then the room was a delight- very well laid out, terrific... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

There is really nothing wrong with this hotel: it is new, so the building is in great shape, and is kept clean by a very friendly cleaning staff (although my floor really stank for the first few days); the rooms are large enough and have what you need (kitchen, etc.) and the hotel has laundry facilities and a spacious lobby... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for letting us know your thoughts on the brands temporary promotion regarding our new Mix, which is a social experience Monday through Wednesday where we offer our guests compliment food and drinks. I understand the branding may not have been your favorite, and the good news is that all signage is now down and... More 

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79 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Overall, the hotel is very good. We were upgraded to a 1 bedroom suite from a regular room. A few elevator delays, but nothing serious. The room was clean and modern. My only complaint is the HVAC controls. There are movement sensors that put the temp at a default setting when no movement is sensed after a period. This created... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! You make a great point about our HVAC system. We are a LEED Gold hotel so it is a sensor based system that activates with motion, but we can override it should a guest prefer a more traditional unit. Thank you for the sign suggestion as well as it may come in handy... More 

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