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“Great group experience” 5 of 5 stars
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Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2850 South Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22207   |  
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Ranked #3 of 48 Hotels in Arlington
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great group experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Took a group of 10 here at a great price. Front desk staff extremely friendly and helpful, rooms clean and new. My room faced the airport but you couldn't hear a sound. Breakfast was also quite good. A lumpy bed was my only complaint on the room. Would definitely stay here again with family or on business. Parking fee is a bit steep, but otherwise this was worth every penny.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, May 2, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel for your group's stay. We appreciate your business and your feedback. We are always keeping an eye open for areas to improve upon. While most of our guests commend us for our comfy beds, I acknowledge what you are saying and we will thoroughly check all of our beds to make sure they meet our exceptional standards. We know that an important night's sleep is detrimental to our guests and we will do everything we can to make sure our guests are counting sheep and not lumps. I hope you will consider us for another stay whenever you are in the DC area.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Columbia, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This is a hotel used primarily by people doing business in DC and has a main point proximity to the Reagan National Airport. I stayed as I had a convention at the Hyatt Regency and this was cheaper, got better reviews, and was nearly across the street.

The room was very modern with an open floor plan and well appointed kitchen area. The bed and bedding were acceptable but nothing special. Breakfast buffet was included in the price. This is a nice property for the price point. If you are there with a car, the parking fee can kill you $24. But, if there on the weekend just tell them you aren't using the garage and park on the street.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Thank you for choosing us for your conference stay. We appreciate the comments about the hotel and, as you discovered, it is not always necessary to use the parking garage. There is available street parking near the hotel that is more accessible on the weekends. Please come back to see us again.
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Placitas, New Mexico
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23 hotel reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

This is a beautiful property- well run, excellent customer service, we'll appointed rooms - we had 1283 - best room/views in the house! Beds were especially comfortable! The morning breakfast had all sorts if choices - eggs were fresh and hot! Would definitely recommend and stay here again! Well done!

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 29, 2013
Thank you for the excellent review and thank you for staying with us here at the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel. I think room 1283 is about to become quite popular with our guests. We appreciate the comments regarding our friendly service. The hotel staff takes great care of our guests and this level of service keeps them coming back again and again.
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13 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Found this hotel for great price on hotels.com. Traveling with two small children loved having a larger room. Son stayed on pull out and daughter in pack n play with plenty of space. With two kids have a kitchenette was helpful- didn't cook but could make pb&j, keep milk, yogurt, bottle h2o, etc in full size frig. Breakfast in am was very good. Many hot and cold options. Plenty of seating too unlike other hotels I have stayed at. Only downfall was not in walking distance to metro. Had a shuttle to get to metro but with two small kids driving into dc was the better option. Would stay again! Very, very close to airport. Saw planes, helicopters, and trains but none were an issue when sleeping.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel for your family's stay. I agree, the room size is perfect for families on the go and the convenience of having the kitchenette is a plus. I hope you were able to enjoy the sights in DC and will come back to stay with us again to see even more. It's a big city!
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North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My daughter and I stayed here for two nights are were very impressed with everything from the staff to the beautiful rooms and comfortable beds. We understand that this is a fairly new property, but we couldn't have been more pleased with out stay. The shuttle was very handy and dropped us right at the Metro station for our trip into the city.
Was night to have the kitchen to put drinks and snacks in the fridge for our stay. Staff was super helpful with directions and advice about places to eat in the area and they allowed us to continue to park in the garage until 4pm even after we had checked out. Ended up saving us another parking fee in D.C. Will stay here for sure again next time.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
We really appreciate your business and are pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed your trip to DC. Our staff does a tremendous job of taking care of our guests and helping them make the most of their time while they are here. There's lots to do and see here, so come back soon with your checklist and we'll help you cross off a few more. Thank you.
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

My husband and I stayed here by the reviews I read on trip advisor and they were correct...
The room was big and clean with a huge kitchen and everything you need in it.. oh... bring your own coffee and filters, don't supply much coffee or creamer.
The staff went out of there way to help.. they have a shuttle that runs from 6am to 11pm daily.
We road everyday to crystal city metro to visit museums.
The bed was great!!!!!
Parking 24.00 a day
Great breakfast bar with lots of hot and cold choices
Maritza was very helpful to my husband and I for all our needs.
Thank you..

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
I am happy to see that you relied on other TripAdvisor guest comments and chose to stay with us. Thank you for adding your feedback to the site. Please come back to see us again and recommend us to family and friends that are looking for a great place to stay and friendly guest service in the DC area.
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Seattle, Washington
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 hotel reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Stayed here only one night but it was a good experience.

PROS: Fantastic desk staff during check-in. Very polite, friendly and professional. Hallways are well lit. Room was reasonably large, nicely lit (thank you!), especially the vanity area. Free internet (wired and wireless), full kitchen. Room was quiet (I had asked for a quiet room). Bed was comfortable. Everything was clean.Shuttle service to the airport was free. No fuss printing boarding pass as there are 3 computers.

CONS: Can't completely fault the hotel for this, but a bus load of guests arrived the same time I did, overwhelming the 3 elevators. Took several extra minutes just to get to my room, which was unfortunate since I had checked in late at night and was tired. If I hadn't been on the top floor, I'd have taken the stairs. Only real complaint was the quality of the towels in the bathroom. For ~$300/night, I was disappointed in how thin they were--something I'd expect in a lower-class, lower-priced property.

One recommendation: unless you plan to use it, turn the ice maker in the freezer OFF. It was a bit disturbing during the night when it dropped its frigid load into the empty tray!

Overall, good experience.

Room Tip: Get a room at the end of the halls away from the elevators if you want quiet.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, April 22, 2013
I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel. Thank you for taking the time to let others know about our friendly staff and comfortable accommodations. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you come to the DC area.
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Address: 2850 South Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22207
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Arlington
#2 Romantic Hotel in Arlington
#2 Business Hotel in Arlington
#5 Family Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Arlington Capital View 3*
Number of rooms: 325
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