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Residence Inn Arlington Ballston

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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had such a difficult time getting to Washington D.C. but i wont expound on the airlines simply because i had such a wonderful stay at the Ballston Marriott Residence Inn in Arlington V.A.. at check in at 12:00 am. I was greeted with a smile and warm greeting which helped after all I had went through. once i got... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

It is great to know that our team made your stay memorable and that the service you received helped you overcome previous challenges with your travel coming to the area. Our primary goal is to ensure our guests leave us with warm memories of the team and the connection that we made. Thank you for your kind words and we... More 

Orlando
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I stay at this location once or twice in an average year. However, my visit in mid-April was the first since Marriott launched its sizzle television advertising campaign touting upgrades to the dinner hour. Not! If I were a big drinker, I might have been impressed. However, since I expected food, I was deeply disappointed. Here's how it went: 1)... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for your feedback on the new Residence Inn evening Mix program. The brand has adjusted the evening social program (now called the Mix) based on extensive research determining what our guests wanted. An overwhelming majority expressed a desire to have less, but higher quality food options, along with good beer and wine. While the... More 

Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We picked the Residence Inn on the recommendation of a relative. Great choice! Great front desk staff, friendly and helpful. Very nice rooms. I like the fact that I don't have to sit on my bed the whole time. The breakfast service was very good with a nice selection. A bonus is what they do on some evenings with drinks... More 

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Islamorada, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

In many ways, this Residence Inn was beyond compare and deserves five stars. On a recent family trip, we fully enjoyed the breakfast and dinners offered throughout the week, in spite of the food disappearing more quickly than staff could refill. But by the end of the week, we were wishing for a little more variety in the hot breakfast... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great - Very conveniently located. Many nearby restaurants, easy access to a mall and metro, and just a 30-40 minute walk from the State Department's Foreign Service Institute. (FSI/NFATC) The nearby Arlington Central Library at Quincy Park had many kids activities in the daytime. Much cleaner, more modern/comfortable rooms than we'd experienced in a 2012 stay at a Residence Inn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've been wanting to try this hotel as I stay in the area frequently. This Residence Inn is really nice. Since its new, its in very good condition and clean. The rooms are well-designed and well-appointed. The evening receptions offer a nice selection and the breakfasts are quite good too. My only 'complaint' is that they only have 2 elevators... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

We are happy that you had the opportunity to try us and that we exceeded your expectations! Thank you for letting us know about the elevators as we adjust procedures and services based on our guest’s feedback. We have made a few adjustments based on your comments to increase the speed of the elevators, although when the hotel is sold... More 

Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was a very comfortable place for a five day stay. Rooms are clean and well equipped,, WiFi is fast and free, on the second floor there is a laundry, pool (evening and weekend hours), and both weight and cardio fitness rooms, and on the first floor off the lobby there is a pleasant business conference center and a half... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that we met all of your needs during your extended visit. We are well equipped to provide all of the necessary amenities for an extended trip and our rooms are full suites that provide extra space to unwind in. Thank you for your review and we look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I was not staying at this hotel but parked my car across the street before meeting a friend for dinner. I came back a few hours later and my car battery had died. I went into the hotel to ask for some jumper cables and Robert not only had them in his car but was willing to let me use... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

How great to know that we were able to assist you when your car battery died. Robert loves to create memorable moments and is constantly exceeding our guest (and local residents) expectations. Robert has read your comments and it made his day! Thank you and you always welcome to stop by and visit. More 

Saint Johns, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Stayed here for a week over spring break. Our two bedroom suite was very clean and nicely appointed. We didn't do a great deal of cooking, but easily could have. It was very nice having room for my husband and I and our two teenagers to spread out after a long day of sightseeing. The breakfast was good. There was... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know of your stay and of your satisfaction. Spring break is one of the busier times in the DC area and we work tirelessly to ensure that our guests always receive the cleanest accommodations and outstanding service. It is always nice to hear that you experienced both. Thank you again and we hope to see... More 

Little Valley, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Has to be one of the finest hotels we have ever stayed in. Spotlessly clean! Quiet! Excellent breakfast. And a staff that goes out of their way, and actually seems to enjoy doing their jobs. All rooms were studio or suites. Was near the Ballston Mall, a grocery store, and the Metro Stop, all within walking distance. Very nice selection... More 

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Michael G, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, responded to this review

I am not sure a review can be any better...thank you! We take pride in the service we offer and the cleanliness and upkeep of the hotel as we want to provide the highest quality stay possible to all of our guests. Thank you again for your review and we hope to see you back soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set a pace that suits you at the Residence Inn by Marriott® Arlington Ballston. Whether you're with us for a few days, a few weeks, or a few months, your daily routine matters. You'll thrive at Residence Inn with the conveniences you need. Like spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom suites with separate living and sleeping areas. A fully equipped kitchen ready for your favorite cuisine. Complimentary grocery delivery service to fill your refrigerator and satisfy cravings. Free Internet for connecting to work and the outside world. Free hot breakfast to start mornings off right and evening social hours to end the day well. And, two separate fitness centers for strengthening your body and soul. Relax and unwind when you want. And stay focused and productive when it's essential. At the Residence Inn Arlington Ballston, we'll make sure you thrive during your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Arlington Ballston

Address: 650 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22203
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range: $141 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Arlington Ballston 3*
Number of rooms: 183
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#2 Family Hotel in Arlington
#3 Green Hotel in Arlington
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