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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Americana is a gem. It is a classic old school motel that has kept itself from pretending to be anything else. The updates have maintained an authentic character with pretence. The staff at front and in housekeeping are friendly happy and helpful. The continental breakfast is ample and the fruit fresh. We stayed for a week to enjoy the... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is old and in need of repair. The price was very reasonable which brought us back two times due to the low cost of parking. The airport shuttle did not work throughout the night. Wifi is free and reliable.

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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't let the pealing paint scare you off. My daughter and I drove up and almost did not go in, but that would have been a mistake. To be honest, I booked the room because it was cheap and I knew we would not be spending much time at the hotel but just wanted a clean room to sleep in.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Looking for a clean hotel near the metro line that is a bit funky and retro? Look no further than the family owned Americana. Excellent service, incredibly reasonable and a true find. Don't expect highest quality amenities, but do expect staff to be friendly and personable. When I had to change my reservations (while I was there) at the last... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Placed in a good distance from midtown D. C., with metro . Rooms where decent and clean, and the staff was friendly . Parking is free and seems well protected. Breakfast is included but you'd be better of visiting the local Starbucks or Dunkin', both close by

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little skeptical driving up to this location, it's a renovated motel with all it's 1960s charm. The lobby is well kept for an older property, however, the hallways are very hot due to the A/C window units that are now pumping into the newly enclosing hallways ( to make it a "hotel"). Once inside the room though,... More 

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AmericanaHotel, Owner at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and writing such a helpful review for other potential guests! We're glad to hear you appreciated our vintage charm, newly renovated rooms, great location, and excellent rates. It's nice to know we were able to help make your trip an enjoyable one, and we are glad to hear you'll be back. Thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be deceived by the not-so-pretty exterior. The rooms were modern, comfortable, and clean. The staff was very friendly and parking was free. I would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a good deal without compromising quality. The only critique I have is that there was no sign facing the road. You had to drive past it to realize... More 

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AmericanaHotel, Owner at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for being our guest and for sharing your experience. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the quality, price, staff, and rooms, and we'll be sure to pass along your compliments. Thank you also for letting people know that, although the exterior is in the beginning stages of renovation, we have done extensive improvements inside the property... More 

Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here last year and we are back again. This is an excellent hotel for the Washington, D.C. Area. The rooms are comfortable and the beds are even more. The negatives are slow elevator and difficult but not impossible for the handicapped. But the price and location are perfect. Shopping and metro were closeby so you can walk or... More 

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AmericanaHotel, Owner at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again AND writing another review! We really appreciate it and are glad to hear we are your home away from home thanks to our comfortable rooms, great rates, convenient location, and friendly, helpful staff. Your words mean a lot to everyone on our team, and we'll be sure to share them. We hope your... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room last minute because our flight got cancelled so we needed a place to stay for the night. The receptionist gave us a king size bed instead of the full we asked for because it was the cheapest. We really appreciated it. The room was really spacious and the bed awesome, everything was super clean and neat.... More 

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AmericanaHotel, Owner at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us and for your wonderful review! We're ecstatic to hear you had such a pleasant stay with us thanks to everything from the upgraded room to the free continental breakfast and shuttle. It is guests like you that make us so happy to have been in this business for over 50 years, and... More 

Karmiel, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we enjoyd the good service, except too long waiting for the hotel shuttle from reagan airport, as componsation they shuttled us free to shopping center and back. i don't understand the idea of old window air condition units that their engines are in the corridor near the elevator and make a lot of noise and heat.

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AmericanaHotel, Owner at Americana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and writing a review. We're glad to hear you appreciated our good service and affordable rates. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the delay you experienced in getting the shuttle from the airport to the hotel. We try to be very timely, but with over a hundred guests staying with us most nights and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Americana Hotel is ideally situated in a neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia called Crystal City across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Since 1963, our family-owned-and-operated hotel near Washington D.C. has never wavered from its commitment to complete guest satisfaction with every stay. Business and leisure travelers alike are sure to appreciate our comfortable Arlington hotel accommodations and well-appointed Crystal City hotel amenities that include free shuttle service and a complimentary continental breakfast. We are only 1 mile from the Nation’s capital and within walking distance of two Metro stops. Please call us today and let us help you plan your next trip to Washington, DC! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Americana Hotel

Address: 1400 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range: $89 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Americana Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Americana Hotel Arlington
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Arlington
#17 Romantic Hotel in Arlington
#18 Family Hotel in Arlington
#19 Business Hotel in Arlington
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