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Holiday Inn Arlington At Ballston

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4610 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203
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Ranked #12 of 47 hotels in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
CANTHONY925 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I accompanied my husband on his buisness trip. This is a clean hotel. The front desk staff was very helpful. The cleaning staff very friendly. We LOVE the bartender, Roberto! I left behind a set of earrings but called as soon as I thought of them. They not only found them but are holding for husband to pick up on... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I chose this location as our home base for a long weekend of sight-seeing in DC. I wanted a place close to a metro station, and one that could guarantee me a room with two double beds. I was unfamiliar with Ballston, so candidly, there were other hotels at other locations that I would have preferred, but... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was neat, tidy, and the daily cleaning staff kept it perfectly clean throughout our stay--not easy with four people. The desk staff were friendly and always eager to help us. The restaurant staff were exceptional, and the food was excellent. A special shoutout goes to "Sr. B," the waiter who politely let my daughter practice her Spanish with... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was clean, fairly modern. Its what I've come to expect at a Holiday Inn, but a slight bit better than most. Free breakfast for being a Holiday Inn IHG member. Lots of nice restaurants just around the corner. Its right there right off the freeway, and I passed it when I first arrived.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is noteworthy because of the extra mile the staff is willing to go. When we checked in Thursday and stayed the first night, there was a problem with the shower faucet diverter -- and we reported it. While we were working that day, Friday, the maintenance crew came and found it to be more complicated and wouldn't be... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most all hotels are comfortable but the staff makes this hotel a success. My experience included support and cordinarion with Keith, Kori, Vera, and Dawn. Yes, I know their names, which speaks to the personal attention one can receive at this hotel. There are different packages that can be accomodated that may include parking and/or breakfast, it depends on what... More

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Weems, VA
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143 reviews 143 reviews
30 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and courteous staff. Comfortable, clean and nicely decorated room. Not sure we will stay again because of the cost of parking and the expensive breakfast if we can find a better deal, but we might because we liked the hotel.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, a lot of the hotel color scheme is literally beige and browns and "beige" is also the feeling of staying here - unimpressive. Dated and average the rooms are nonetheless functional and appear clean. Heating/AC has been retrofitted and is consequently noisy. The hotel does not provide recycling bins which is a shame. For those who need to plug... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Arlington At Ballston, responded to this review

Dear Green4Good, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay. It is unfortunate the layout of the room prevented you from fully enjoying your time at the hotel. We are confident the necessary adjustments will be made, in order to achieve complete guest satisfaction. Thank you again for your comments, we look forward to serving you... More

Opelika, Alabama
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the free wifi, amenities like accessible microwave, gift shop, available business nook, pool, and workout facilities, I found this stay experience quite enjoyable. The location was 4 minutes walking distance from by business destination, and area restaurants within walking distance made for a nice out of hotel experience. The front desk staff, from check in to check out, helped... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I had a difficult time falling and staying asleep in this hotel. I was put on the 3rd floor amid groups of school kids who were supposed to have a chaperon. The kids were knocking on doors until 11.00pm and as early as 5.30am and the hotel could only tell me that they were chaperoned. The chaperon in question was... More

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Wayne B, General Manager at Holiday Inn Arlington At Ballston, responded to this review

I am truly sorry to hear about the unfortunate challenges and inconveniences you encountered during your recent stay. I am disappointed that we did not provide you with the hotel experience that you deservedly expected. Please accept my sincere apologies for the unpleasant experiences. Though I would prefer you had a better experience at our hotel, I would like to... More

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Address: 4610 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Arlington At Ballston 3*
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Spring into value! The Holiday Inn Arlington hotel, conveniently located off I-66 East, is just 4 miles from Washington, DC (6 from DCA) in the thriving Ballston neighborhood of North Arlington. You ll find the National Science Foundation, the Nature Conservancy, AES, CACI, Global Knowledge, Accenture, and ESI within several blocks of the hotel, along with many restaurants, shopping, Macy s, and the Kettler Capitals IcePlex. It s easy to access the White House, Smithsonian museums, Zoo and the National Mall via the Metro, just 3 blocks from the Holiday Inn Arlington. Our friendly shuttle drivers will whisk you to any location within a 1-mile radius of the hotel. All guest rooms have one king or two queen beds, free high-speed Internet (wired), free refrigerators, and free coffee. We also offer a fitness center, gift shop, free business services, an outdoor pool, and a spacious parking lot with reasonable prices. Dine in our restaurant, pamper yourself with room service, or experience our airy, contemporary lounge with free Wi-Fi and plasma TVs. Our 5,000 sf of attractive function space is perfect for weddings and meetings from 10 to 300 guests.This hotel in Arlington, VA is near Georgetown, Tysons Corner, Pentagon City, Old Town Alexandria, and Arlington National Cemetery. We re also a straight shot from Dulles Airport (IAD).The Holiday Inn Arlington -- a great value for visitors to DC! ... more   less 
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