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“Reasonable for DC” 4 of 5 stars
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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209-3001   |  
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Ranked #37 of 48 Hotels in Arlington
Mass.
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Reasonable for DC”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Stayed here while visiting DC. Reasonably priced, considering most DC hotels start at $200+ and go quickly over $300. Nice staff at check in and helpful. Restaurant on site separate affiliation from hotel, pizza & sandwiches by day and night, and breakfast too. Rooms clean and plenty of room, 2 floors all separate entrances opening out into parking lot. Parking garage too. Across from Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington Cemetery with Quick access into DC over bridge. Adjoining rooms available for families too, small microwave and fridge in most too. Would stay again. Decent price for closeness to DC without getting ripped off.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Weston, Massachusetts
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159 reviews 159 reviews
18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 67 cities Reviews in 67 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is a nice affordable hotel close to Georgetown. Rooms are quite. They provide free internet access. They have a restaurant on the site where the breakfast was adequate. If you want a more upscale breakfast, there is another major hotel around the corner where you can get it, albeit for double the price. It would have been a long walk to Georgetown but could be doable, but I did rent a car. There are DC bike rentals around the corner from this hotel which is another option to get around, like the Hubway system of Boston.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Philly, PA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Five of us stayed in two nice size courtyard rooms, the weekend of May 17th for graduation festivities. The location was close to shopping and restaurants in the Roselyn parks shops of Arlington. Access to D.C. was right over the rt. 50 bridge and close to the metro. The beds was comfortable. Regulating the shower water temp was challenging. We has ample parking in the courtyard and garage. The pool was a nice amenity.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I booked the hotel for 1 night on expedia.com. Based on the pictures it looked ok for one night. But is wasn't.
At check in all looked on. I asked for a room with no access door to another one. This was my specific request because I was traveling with my pregnant wife and she is no fan of such features. Neither am I.
So we had some runs.
1. Join-room in the main building, smelt like an ashtray.
2. Non-join-room in the main building, still smelt like an ashtray.
3. I think this was the presidential suit. Smelt like poo and it basically had walls made of paper. We could hear every breath on the corridor and all rooms nearby.
We took it because we were too tired to keep on pushing. And clearly this was their best room.
Take my advice. Don't go there.
The only good thing about this place is its location. National Mall is really close.

Room Tip: Go somewhere else. Try Holiday Inn. It most be a lot better.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Houston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Excellent location for the price. FREE parking. May want to park here and use taxis. Free coffee in lobby. Internet was good. Windows in rooms are really dirty, but they do open. Bed was good quality. Bathroom seemed very clean and tub/shower seemed new.
Could hear some room noise but, for the price, this is a great value.

Room Tip: request main tower, 3rd floor, room facing street. These are brighter. King bed rooms seem a little...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This was our base for a 4 day Washington DC visit. The room was very clean, good sized, and quiet. A coffee maker, microwave & small fridge were handy. The staff was very helpful, with a print out of all nearby attractions, transportation options, and directions to many nearby restaurants. We tried 2 of them, both excellent. It is walking distance to the Metro, the Iwo Jima Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery. A great value for the area.

Room Tip: 2nd floor room seemed quite quiet.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Plymouth, MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Best Western Iwo Jima for five days. The staff was helpful, the room was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The Iwo Jima memorial is a ten minute walk away and the Metro station is about the same distance. The is a small but adequate parking garage as well as some outside parking. The restaurant on site is nothing special but you can get a quick breakfast before you start your day. There is also coffee in the lobby. A very good alternative to staying at a more expensive hotel in D.C.

Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 1501 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209-3001
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #37 of 48 Hotels in Arlington
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Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Rosslyn/Iwo Jima 2*
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Best Western Iwo Jima
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