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“Nice hotel - made for a pleasant weekend” 4 of 5 stars
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Key Bridge Marriott
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1401 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209   |  
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Ranked #36 of 48 Hotels in Arlington
Pittsburgh, PA
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15 hotel reviews
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“Nice hotel - made for a pleasant weekend”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

I book this hotel because of it's proximity to the metro and Georgetown University. I was there for reunion weekend and decided to make it a family trip. I knew this was an older hotel so I don't know if my expectations were low but I was pleasantly surprised by the renovated lobby, bar, and restaurant area. Aside from knowone offering to assist us with our bags from our vehicle, check in was very fast and uneventful.

Our room was close to the elevator and this was noticable at night due to a prom being held at the hotel that weekend. However, the renovated room was nice and modern. Room service was prompt and the food was good.

It was my duaghter's birthday that weekend as well and we had a gift ordered and sent to her room. The staff really went out of their way to make sure that every was completed as planned!

Overall, I would stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Matthews, North Carolina
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96 hotel reviews
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121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

While the bed is comfortable and the lobby/restaurant recently upgraded, the rooms are small with incredibly old decor. The bathrooms are even smaller, particularly in the king-bed rooms; you can hardly maneuver when the door is open. Only on this stay did they have HD feeds into the flat-screen TVs, and even the flat-screens were a relatively recent addition. All the standard Marriott amenities are there, and the hotel service is good, but the size and decor of the room just cheapen the stay. While I have not personally seen them, a colleague did get eaten by bedbugs at the hotel during a stay; I did ask to change rooms during my last stay when there were some small gnats crawling up the wall. If the price is low, it's an OK deal; but at $200+ a night, I'd stay elsewhere.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 hotel reviews
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

We recently spent the weekend at the Key Bridge Marriott. Our room was not luxurious, a little worn out and in need of updating and refurbishing but it was certainly adequate with a king bed, flat screen TV, small desk and an armchair. The bathroom was rather tiny and could also do with a facelift but otherwise functioned as needed. There was no in-room safe, which was a little odd.

Despite the multitude of business travelers, international airline personnel and weekend tourists, check-in/out was quick and the staff was friendly and efficient. The hotel is close to National Airport and the Rosslyn Metro, walking distance to Georgetown and has easy freeway access. Parking was a reasonable $17 a night. The lobby bar was very nice and had a funky modern vibe; the indoor/outdoor pool was well maintained and a welcome feature. Overall, for the price, which included a very nice buffet breakfast for two, the hotel is an unbeatable deal for the area.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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Seattle, Washington
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Nice location, a short walk to the metro and Georgetown. While the rooms could maybe be updated, the bed was very comfortable, there was a nice flatscreen, overall it was a very pleasant stay here. The place was clean, staff friendly. There's ice cold lemonade for guests in the lobby or hot cider should it be cold out.

No wifi in the rooms but it's free in the lobby. Restaurant is nothing special but more than adequate.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Point Pleasant, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2011

Staff was friendly, polite, hard working, and wanted to please. They took pride in their work. Hotel was very clean and well maintained.

Banquet facilities were first class.

Restaurant was well above average for hotel location. Excellent breakfast buffet can be included in rate for additional $10.00.
Well worth the price.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Roanoke, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

This is a decent place to stay close to metro and georgetown. Parking is very high at $17.00 a day. The rooms are dated but very clean.

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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Denver, Colorado
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296 reviews 296 reviews
49 hotel reviews
Reviews in 68 cities Reviews in 68 cities
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

I've stayed at this hotel before and this time i was attending a conference there so it was convenient. The furniture in my room was very old and beat up. The carpet going downstairs to the conference center area was filthy. The fitness center is the size of a closet. The only up sides were the extremely friendly and helpful staff and the proximity to Georgetown- right across the bridge

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Key Bridge Marriott

Address: 1401 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 48 Hotels in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Key Bridge Marriott 3.5*
Number of rooms: 585
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated just across the Potomac River from Georgetown, our hotel offers panoramic views of the sights and sounds of the nation's capital. Being a premier choice among Arlington, VA and Georgetown, DC hotels, we provide direct access to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport as well as the corporations and government agencies of Northern Virginia saving you travel time in and out of the District. For travelers looking to take in the area's famous landmarks such as the Smithsonian Museums, Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery and the National Monuments, hop on the DC Metro system at the Rosslyn Metro station, only 3 blocks from our front door. You'll find stylish surroundings inside our hotel as well. Our hotel features an open lobby with private seating nooks and complimentary wireless internet access. Our Revival Restaurant and Connexion Lounge offer an classic dishes and comfort foods with a modern interpretation. We also offer 17,000 sq ft of event space across 22 rooms including the top-floor Capital View Ballroom which seats up to 300 and offers penthouse views. Perfect for your next celebration. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel Arlington
Marriott Hotel Key Bridge
Marriott Arlington
Arlington Marriott

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