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“Disappointing Hotel.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Key Bridge Marriott

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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
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“Disappointing Hotel.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2006

I didn't have a bad stay, but I'd say it was definitely disappointing. Good points first: The beds were comfortable, the size of the room was acceptable, the view was good (but the window was filthy), the bathroom was functional with plenty of towels and the room service was good. Now for the one big bad point: We had a roach problem! It was late when I saw the roach so I called the front desk and told them about the problem. The receptionist's response was actually funny; she said: we don't usually have a roach problem on the 7th floor. So I guess she was trying to tell me that they do have a roach problem on the lower floors?! Anyway the following morning I received a call from the manager, she was very apologetic and offered us a concierge level room, so we moved. Unfortunately, we were disappointed to still have roaches in the concierge level room. I checked out the next day. I know it's not the end of the world but that's just not acceptable, and especially not acceptable for the rate of $325/night. Verdict: pleased with good service and friendly staff, but very disappointed with roach infested rooms, all the way to the concierge level!

  • Liked — good service
  • Disliked — roaches
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2006

Just came back from a weekend in DC, and we were quiet pleased with the Marriot Key Bridge.
Positives:
- Nice location across the bridge from Georgetown. Lots of restaurants and shops are easily accessible by walking about 10 min across the bridge. A metro station is about 5 min away and connects to any other place in DC.
- The best bed - period. Very comfortable.
- Nice view of the Potomac.

Negatives:
- No free internet. It's $9.90 a day.
- Aircraft noise from planes flying into National Airport (not too bad)

FYI: Parking is $12/d

  • Liked — Location and ammenities
  • Disliked — Smoking area in front of entrance
  • Tips/Secrets — always stay near Georgetown
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2006

The location of the hotel was wonderful. We had a view of the Washington Monument. The beds were extremely comfortable and the sheets were great. Staff was friendly and helpful. Parking was a bit pricey, and wireless internet was only available in the lobby, but overall I would recommend this hotel to business or leisure travelers.

  • Liked — The beds were wonderful.
  • Disliked — Wireless internet only available in lobby and charged over $6 for a 24 hour period.
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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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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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):
Experience Washington, DC at one of the most conveniently-located hotels in Arlington, VA, Key Bridge Marriott. Located across the river from Georgetown via a pedestrian friendly bridge, our Arlington, VA hotel offers access to the Nation's Capital, as well as many vibrant Northern Virginia neighborhoods. Newly renovated rooms and suites boast perks for the modern traveler. Experience one-of-a-kind panoramic views of nearby Georgetown. Weddings and events at our hotel are unforgettable, thanks to venues like the top-floor Capital View Ballroom, which provides amazing views of Washington, DC. And if you're here to explore the city, our hotel in Arlington near Georgetown is the perfect base. We're just three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro - allowing you to discover Washington, DC and Arlington, Virginia at your own pace. If you're in Washington for work, you'll appreciate our 22 meeting rooms, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, a business center and mobile check-in and check-out. Come explore at Key Bridge Marriott. ... 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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