We stayed at the Americana and used the metro so I didn't have to try to navigate the city. It was definitely not a quality hotel but we felt safe and it was somewhat on the cheap side. They had free parking and free shuttle to metro. Free breakfast was just fruit, a muffin and bagel and juice I think. They might have had some cereal too. Found the recommendations for it on tripadvisor. They seem to refer this one to anyone looking for a decent, but cheap place to stay. My teenager wasn't too keen on it, but all we had to do was sleep there....
It was a pretty old place and I know that there were stairs to get in and stairs to get to the elevator (because I was so annoyed with trying to get my ROLLING cooler to my room--- while the front desk person just chuckled at my sorry attempt!). Once you got up the 4 stairs, there was an elevator to take you to your floor. BUT it was VERY slow.
I would stay here again due to the value. The price is very reasonable and the extras that you get - free parking, free shuttle, free breakfast- definitely make this hotel a NO BRAINER!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Americana Hotel is ideally situated in a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia called Crystal City across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Since 1963, our family-owned-and-operated hotel near Washington D.C. has never wavered from its commitment to complete guest satisfaction with every stay. Business and leisure travelers alike are sure to appreciate our comfortable Arlington hotel accommodations and well-appointed Crystal City hotel amenities that include free shuttle service and a complimentary continental breakfast. We are only 1 mile from the Nation’s capital and within walking distance of two Metro stops. Please call us today and let us help you plan your next trip to Washington, DC! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Americana Hotel Arlington
- Americana Arlington