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“Big Mistake” 1 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 47 hotels in Arlington
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“Big Mistake”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2006

After a long flight across country and securing our rental car, we were relieved to finally arrive at the Key Bridge Marriott. When we tried to check into our room we were told that all they had was a room with 2 double beds instead of the King we had reserved. We asked that they move us when one was available but that never happened. The rooms are so small that with two beds, you could hardly walk around.

We opened the curtains to find that we were overlooking the pool. When we looked outside in the morning we found that the pool had been drained. There were no tables or chairs to sit on outside and the painting crews became our view.

At $299/night we were looking for something a whole lot better than this.

  • Liked — The lobby
  • Disliked — Small room
  • Tips/Secrets — Don't go there
  • Stayed May 2006, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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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
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2006

Aside from looking like a run down hospital on the outside, we checked in to find a dead roach in the bathroom sink, no toilet paper, a room with 1 bed when we had requested 2 beds MONTHS in advance, and a general manager who seemed to not care when these things were brought to her attention.

  • Stayed April 2006
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2006

I loved this hotel. From the professional and quick check-in to the tremendous views from our room the Marriott at Key Bridge excelled. The location is excellent in that you can easily walk across the Key Bridge and be in Georgetown. The person who checked us in was very competent and pleasant and was kind enough to give us two parking passes. There is a fee for parking, but fortunately our son who visited us didn't have to pay. I would definitely return.

  • Stayed April 2006
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Key Bridge Marriott

Address: 1401 Lee Hwy., Arlington, VA 22209
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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 Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #36 of 47 hotels in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Key Bridge Marriott 3.5*
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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