. . . very well done . . . until you get to the bathroom. Everything looked freshly very well done but they chose just put white caulk over the old moldy caulk. Ruined the whole effort. Other than that a great room at a great price at a great location. And they had free under ground parking which was unusual for the surrounding hotels. Within walking distance of Georgetown, the Marine Corp monument and even the Lincoln monument and the Mall if you had good walking shoes. Short order cafe on 1st floor and upscale restaurant on the top floor. McDonalds a block and a half away. We needed to stay in this immediate area and this was the best choice that we found and we would stay there again.
We missed not having the in-room coffee the first night but then found the pot and all the supplies put away in a cabinet. That was a little strange.
Don't let my comments on the bathroom turn you away. I am in the building/remodeling business and was just critical of what could have been a very well executed rehabilitation of an older property.
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- Spring into value! The Holiday Inn Arlington hotel, conveniently located off I-66 East, is just 4 miles from Washington, DC (6 from DCA) in the thriving Ballston neighborhood of North Arlington. You ll find the National Science Foundation, the Nature Conservancy, AES, CACI, Global Knowledge, Accenture, and ESI within several blocks of the hotel, along with many restaurants, shopping, Macy s, and the Kettler Capitals IcePlex. It s easy to access the White House, Smithsonian museums, Zoo and the National Mall via the Metro, just 3 blocks from the Holiday Inn Arlington. Our friendly shuttle drivers will whisk you to any location within a 1-mile radius of the hotel. All guest rooms have one king or two queen beds, free high-speed Internet (wired), free refrigerators, and free coffee. We also offer a fitness center, gift shop, free business services, an outdoor pool, and a spacious parking lot with reasonable prices. Dine in our restaurant, pamper yourself with room service, or experience our airy, contemporary lounge with free Wi-Fi and plasma TVs. Our 5,000 sf of attractive function space is perfect for weddings and meetings from 10 to 300 guests.This hotel in Arlington, VA is near Georgetown, Tysons Corner, Pentagon City, Old Town Alexandria, and Arlington National Cemetery. We re also a straight shot from Dulles Airport (IAD).The Holiday Inn Arlington -- a great value for visitors to DC! ... more less
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