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Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   650 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014
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Fitchburg, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights and picked this locale because it was right across from a building where a friend was having his retirement ceremony. It was a nice location -- about a 4 block walk to the metro and about a block or two from a mall and some nice restaurants. The hotel is new and looked like it.... More

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

Thank you for letting us know of your excellent stay and we thank you for sharing it with the world as well. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our hotel and that the food satisfied all of your needs. Thank you again and we hope you visit us again soon! More

Pennsylvania, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
16 hotel reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The rooms are large, clean, and very quiet for excellent sleeping. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The only downside is that the breakfast was rather lame with limited choices. Powdered scrambled eggs and something resembling canadian bacon was disappointing in what otherwise would have been an excellent stay. I still highly recommend if you have a business trip... 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 I am excited that you had a nice stay with us. I apologize that our breakfast did not meet your needs, but I promise that we never serve powdered eggs as we only offer real, freshly cooked eggs on a daily basis. We do rotate our menu to make the dining experience more enticing... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great hotel! Friendly and helpful front desk staff, morning brkft and evening dinner staff friendly. The room was clean and housekeeping did a good job keeping it that way, always restocking our towels and supplies as needed. Great brkft each morning with a new entrée each day along with eggs, sausage/Canadian bacon, potato choice, waffles, oatmeal w/toppings, fruit, yogurt and... More

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

It is wonderful to hear that we met your needs and that our food offering hit the spot! We rotate our breakfast and evening social items daily so that there is always something new and our guests do not get bored with our menu. Thank you for writing such a nice review and for letting everyone know about your positive... More

Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Ballston was great. It is a very new building and everything is very clean, and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. My only complaint was that there happened to be a huge number of people staying at the hotel the weekend when I was there -- I think there... More

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

Thanks for the great review! I am sorry that you had to wait at times during breakfast or for the elevator due to the large groups we had in house but I am happy to know that your overall stay exceeded your expectations. Your suggestion of an east facing room is spot on as they definitely have an outstanding view... More

Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Booked rooms for our daughter's wedding and the hospitality is beyond outstanding. Working with Allison Sayer has been amazing. She has gone above and beyond to make sure that this joyous event is not marred by any stress. Every single worker has been friendly, helpful and has gone that extra mile. Our group included elders and disabled, and family from... More

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

We are all so happy that we helped make your daughter’s wedding weekend spectacular! We understand that weddings can be stressful at times, so our goal is to always make everyone involved worry free and relaxed. Thank you for the kind comments and we wish your daughter and new son-in-law a lifetime of happiness! More

Dcusa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My wife and I arrived after a 23 hour travel day . Tired , weary, beat !!!! As we walk in the door This AMAZING lady ( Alex ) Greeted us with the Biggest smile.... " Hello there Welcome to the Residence Inn ..... What CAN I DO FOR YOU " There was a bit of confusion with the reservation... More

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

How wonderful to hear that Alex made such a strong impression! She takes such great care of our guests as you experienced and she is a true star. I am happy that you were able to enjoy the fire pit on our patio and found our amenities to your liking. Thank you for all of your kind words and we... More

Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My family of 4 (2 adults, 2 teens) stayed here for 3 nights. We really enjoyed our stay! The hotel is new, spotlessly clean and very well appointed. The front desk staff is helpful and attentive. The neighborhood has lots of restaurants to choose from and the Metro is about a 7 minute walk. We enjoyed our stay.

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

We are happy that you and your family enjoyed their time with us while visiting Arlington. Our two bedroom suites are perfect for a family vacation so it's nice that you were able to take advantage of the extra space. Thank you for your kind words and we would love to see you all back soon! More

High Point, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

When our son lived in the Ballston area we stayed at the Holiday Inn. But we have become very disappointed with them. We love the fact that Marriott Hotels are smoke free all across the country. This was our first visit to this hotel and won't be our last !! The room was very spacious with well equipped kitchenette. The... More

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

We are happy that you chose to stay with us and by your kind words, it seems like you have found a new home away from home. Our rooms are large suites which provide ample space to unwind and relax and our complimentary daily breakfast satisfies all tastes. John is the gentleman you are speaking of and he is happy... More

Saint Peters, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Quiet, clean and a great breakfast. Close to the metro and the Ballaston Mall. Lots of good places to eat. The staff is friendly and helpful especially Alex at the front desk. She answered all of my questions and was very nice. We used the pool which was very nice and they had a life guard on duty. The only... 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 thrilled to see that we met all of your needs. Alex is also grateful that she made an impact on your satisfaction and we agree that she is fantastic! Thanks again. More

wrightsville beach, nc
2 reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

Room on 10th floor had incredible view of Washington including sunrise. Front desk was very helpful. Breakfast was excellent including scrambled eggs and self-cook waffles. Nearby restaurants good, especially Rustico.

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

Thank you for the nice review and we agree, the view from your room is fantastic! All of our east facing rooms on mid/higher floors have wonderful views of the Washington Monument and the Capitol. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again! More

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Address: 650 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston 3*
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Amenities

Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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#1 Business Hotel in Arlington #3 Green Hotel in Arlington #5 Family Hotel in Arlington
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Set a pace that suits you at the Residence Inn by Marriott® Arlington Ballston. Whether you're with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with the conveniences you need. Like spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. A fully equipped kitchen ready for your favorite cuisine. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Free Internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well. And, two separate fitness centers for strengthening your body and soul. Relax and unwind when you want. And stay focused and productive when it's essential. At the Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, we'll make sure you thrive during your stay. ... more   less 
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