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“Nice hotel Good Location” 3 of 5 stars
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Hilton Arlington
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22203   |  
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Hernando, Mississippi, USA
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18 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Nice hotel Good Location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Exterior of hotel is a little dated but the interior seems to be updated and the rooms were very nice. I gave this an average rating based on my prior stays at Hilton's around the USA. No,complaints it met my expectations of a Hilton property. Rooms were clean and were probably slightly larger than a normal hotel room. I will say the front desk staff were all very polite and courteous and did everything to ensure my visit was great. The hotel is located right above the Ballston subway stop which makes for a short convenient ride over to DC or to any of the other area sites. Large variety of eating areas within walking distance. Surprisingly, this is one of the quietest hotels I have ever stayed in. No street noise at all. I would definitely stay here again and will recommend to others visiting the area.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is a very accomodating Hilton. It's rooms are clean, quiet, with comfortable furnishings. It is conveniently located in an area with ample shopping, recreation, as well as easy access to the DC area. No need to drive, just jump on the Metro that is located right there at the hotel. Whoo hoo!!!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Pittsburgh, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We weren't looking to spend much time in the hotel as our trip to Arlington was to see friends and sites. This hotel did the trick! It was comfortable and met all basic needs. The staff was friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Panama City, Panama
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The Arlington Hilton is a conviently located hotel, situated at the Ballston Metro stop. The rooms are clean and comfortable. I happened to have noisy neighbors on both sides, but my room was fine. The concierge was friendly and helpful. The desk staff was a bit detached.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Pace, Florida
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39 hotel reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

The main reason I chose this hotel was due to the location. I was taking a class that is in a building attached to the Ballston Commons Mall which this hotel has a land bridge to.

The hotel is also right at the Ballston metro stop so it makes it very convenient for visiting the city and you never have to walk out in the elements.

The room was spacious and the bathroom was ok as far as space goes. It was small but not the smallest I've been subjected to in the Hilton brands. The bathroom was in need of updating as the wallpaper was falling off the wall and the floors were showing some age. The bed wasn't the most comfortable but it wasn't the worst I've slept on in the last few months.

Overall it was decent but nothing really "wowed" me. The staff was friendly but the lobby is very odd. One of the smallest lobbies I've seen. I'm sure they had a restaurant and such but it wasn't very obvious where it was.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Boston area
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This is a modest recently renovated Hilton that features clean, comfortable rooms with a simply ideal location, literally on the Ballston Metro stop. That's the primary reason I selected this hotel and was not disappointed by the location. While it's true this hotel is a few miles outside of the main Washington, DC city center in nearby Arlington, one would never know it because Metro gets you into DC in about 10 minutes. The hotel itself is not the most luxurious Hilton, as bathrooms are small with quirky plumbing, the toilet ran constantly whenever flushed. While it would eventually stop, it was still a little annoying. Also disappointed that the min fridge in my room did not work. Beds were quite comfortable and featured the signature Hilton bedding. Views on the back side of the hotel nothing to write home about, mine overlooked an office building. Arrived at the hotel very late on a Friday night with limited eating options. Settled on the 24 hour IHOP next door and what a mistake, a real haven for very drunken rowdy college kids, sorry just not my scene. Hotel has convenient skywalk access to the Ballstom Common Mall which features many stores, restaurants, and a movie theatre. Despite some of the quirks with the room, I would probably stay at this Hilton property based upon its incredibly convenient location and the fact that I got a great rate.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Polk City, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This hotel has everything you need to navigate the DC area. A metro stop is out the front door and you don't have to leave the building for a Starbucks and excellent bakery deli. The price was a bit high, but that's DC in the summer.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Also Known As:
Hilton Arlington Hotel
Hilton Arlington Hotel Arlington
Hilton Hotel Arlington
Arlington Hilton Hotel
Arlington Hilton
Address: 950 North Stafford Street, Arlington, VA 22203
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Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Business Hotel in Arlington
#20 Family Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Arlington 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the upscale Ballston community, the Hilton Arlington Virginia is adjacent to the Metro and minutes from downtown Washington DC. Walking distance to shopping, nightlife and restaurants. ... more   less 
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