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“Good location for our needs.” 4 of 5 stars
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Econo Lodge Metro
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6800 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22213   |  
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“Good location for our needs.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

During a recent necessity to visit the "Virginia Hospital Center" we needed a place to stay for an evening prior to our visit to the hospital. Checked "Tripadvisor" and found this hotel. The closeness to the hospital ( about 1.5 miles) made this hotel a good choice. Looking over several reviews from other travelers, felt it too was a positive location. But no elevator,. No problem, a call to the hotel a week before our reservations allowed us a 1st. floor room. The parking lot is small and a little difficult to enter. Mainly because of the Traffic. A/C was not the greatest but passable. Building showing it's age. Many previous visitors indicated a decent breakfast and coffee. Could not find any during our stay. Not a big deal. but missed. Getting to this location was very difficult, even our GPS unit did little help in finding it. TRAFFIC is, with out a doubt, terrible. all in all was a positive stay.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, May 10, 2014
Thank you for choosing us for your stay. We know you initially selected us after reading reviews about our hotel and close proximity to Virginia Hospital , but now that you've had the Econo Lodge Metro experience, we hope you'lll come back for the warm and friendly staff and this time will not miss our complimentary breakfsat and Starbuck coffee that are included in your stay.

Thank you again and we are waiting for your future visit.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Port Neches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Selected this motel after reading many reviews and was very pleased. Very clean with many updates, comfortable bed, lovely décor, nice bathroom (except the vanity space was small). Another reviewer described perfectly and put up accurate photos. Easy 2 1/2 block walk to the Metro on a bicycle trail or cutting off to the street behind. Stayed on first floor with easy access to the laundry room (which has a microwave) and the breakfast room (another microwave). Refrigerator in the room and easy access to the ice machine. Very practical for our 6 night stay in DC. Highly recommend unless you want to spend a lot of money on a hotel in DC. No charge for parking or internet. Chaissin Tails Restaurant located very near on the corner on street behind motel and highly recommend it also.

Room Tip: Loved the downstairs room with two double beds but other rooms should be just as nice. So easy to g...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 21, 2014
Thank you, Thank you and thank you, We here at Econo Lodge Metro are not only pleased but thrilled for giving us such a nice review. Your honest and candid opinion would be certainly helpful to other potential guests . We assure you that we will continue our hard work to serve great guests like you .Thank you again and we are looking forward to serve you in future.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife, kids and I spent a couple of nights here last week while visiting the city. It's perfectly positioned for city trips, whether it be via Metro or using the car. Good sized rooms, decent breakfast, free coffee, free parking, good rates and it's in a really nice area.
I would definitely he's it again.

Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
Thank you for your review and I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay.I agree its agreat
location right at the i-66 exit and a short walk to metro. Its convient location makes it an ideal place for a leisure or buisness travellers.

Thank you again for sharing your reviews and I am glad you will be back ...... We are here for you.
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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My grandson and I recently stayed for 3 days. The room was clean and quite adequate. The area appeared safe. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was in close proximity to the Metro. In addition their continental breakfast was good. Furthermore, they allowed us to leave our luggage for the remainder of the day after checking out. For the price and location I would give it a high rating.

Room Tip: We had a room with a microwave and refrigerator. Hot chocolate and coffee were readily available 24...
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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 16, 2014
What a wonderful review! I am so happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and we were able to provide a comfortable stay. You are so right .... that its a great location and proximity to metro makes it A plus. I am glad you liked our breakfast and 24 hours coffee,tea and hot choclate.

Thank you again for staying with us and recommending us to other travellers. Our entire staff is gratful to you and is looking forward to see you again.
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Connecticut
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Pretty basic room but everything worked ok and it was spotless. Comfortable bed. Room is smaller than average - sink is between two walls barely further apart than the sink. Bathroom smaller than average but spotless and everything worked ok. Nice desk with complementary computer in the lobby. Our room was on the north side about 200 ft from a busy intersection with a traffic light - so there was noticeable traffic noise. But we did get a good night's rest. We'd stay again if we could get a room on the other side of the building. Basic complimentary breakfast.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 14, 2014
It is great to know that you enjoyed clean, spotless , safe, and comfortable room.Thank you for staying with us and letting others know of additional amenities that our guests would appreciate. Your input is very thoughtful and helpful in determining that.

I apologize that traffic was unusually loud, keeping this in mind when hotel was built, very hight quality sound proof windows were installed.Perhaps in your case perhaps it was left a little ajar or not fully functional.

I am glad you will be back, please let me know so next time, we can assign you a more quieter room.

Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon.
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Irvine, California
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The staff at the front desk is very courteous and nice. Clean, spacious rooms and safe area. It felt safe to walk alone even at late night from the metro station to the hotel. The price for the room was reasonable compared to other hotels in the DC area. The hotel was a little far from DC and the total time to travel by metro to the capitol hill, including walking to and from the metro stations and waiting for the metro, was about 40-45 minutes.

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  • Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
    • 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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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 13, 2014
We appreciate that you took the time to share your comments with others on Trip Advisor . Your experience at our property truly captured the essence of Econo Lodge Metro. As our objective is to provide clean, comfortable , safe accommodation's at reasonable prices to our patrons. I am glad you were satisfied. Thank you again and weare look forward to be your host in future
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I will stay at the EL metro anytime im in dc. it is just a hotel to sleep and if that is all you need the EL Metro is for you. very clean, quiet and close to the metro train station. Very reasonable and they serve breakfast in the morning.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled on business
    • 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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econometro, General Manager at Econo Lodge Metro, responded to this review, April 2, 2014
Thank you for letting everyone know that Econo Lodge Metro in Arlington is an excellent value with an excellent location and an excellent staff! We appreciate your business and are delighted that you chose us for your trip to this area.We hope you'll come back and stay with us again as continued patronage of esteem guests like you is our key to success.
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Address: 6800 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22213
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 Romantic Hotel in Arlington
#25 Family Hotel in Arlington
#27 Business Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Econo Lodge Metro 2*
Number of rooms: 47
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