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“Very Nice Residence Inn!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Residence Inn Arlington Capital View

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Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
Ranked #3 of 50 Hotels in Arlington
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Jacksonville, Florida
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35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Very Nice Residence Inn!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

I've stayed at many hotels and many Residence Inns. This one is relatively new, and looks that way. It's adjacent to a Renaissance Inn and shares the gym/workout area, which is very nice. The room appeared to have been newly done, new furnishings, appliances, etc. Extremely clean. The AC worked absolutely perfectly!! The bed was very comfortable. Only downside was the pool, which is a very small indoor pool. Breakfast buffet was typical of Residence Inns. Location is within walking distance of Metro, although its a bit of a hike, restaurants, liquor store, CVS, etc. Very convenient.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MelissaJax
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
Thank you for being so loyal to the Residence Inn brand. We are a unique Residence Inn because we are attached to the Renaissance, making us a dual Marriott property. We are able to offer all of the expected amenities that come with an extended stay hotel along with the perks of the connected full service hotel. Where else can you do this in the DC area? We hope you will be a frequent guest with us for years to come.
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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

This Marriott has terrific service (Magda especially was extremely helpful as were all the front desk ladies) and EVERYTHING you need for a great stay. Great free breakfast, free shuttle to/from airport and to metro, free WiFi, and even free evening snacks too. Spacious, well-appointed rooms. Will definitely return.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank McGLosAngeles_CA
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
We'll definitely be waiting for you to return! Thank you for allowing us to show you what makes our hotel so special and why we have guests that keep coming back to us again and again.
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Kent, Ohio
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is a cool place. It offers a free shuttle to and from the airport as well as to the metro. The staff is very good. The complimentary breakfast is more than adequate. What a great view of the airport and river comes from many rooms. All in all, a great place to stay. We will return!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank TingJames
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, July 9, 2013
We are a cool hotel! We appreciate the time you took to let others know about the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View Hotel. If you're coming to the DC area and are looking for friendly guest service, clean and comfortable guest rooms, complimentary breakfast and free Internet, look no further. We will be here waiting for you to arrive.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

I stayed here for one night and basically crashed and then left the next morning but I was very impressed with the property. I'm a brat when it comes to hotels and normally would have shied away from staying here but I was very pleased with my stay. The room was very spacious and clean and offered a separate living area and modern kitchen with new appliances. The bed was really comfortable and the pull out sofa in the opposite room was great for families traveling with kids. There was no restaurant but there was a small sundries shops with beverages and snacks that could be purchased through the front desk and the hotels location in Crystal City offered easy access to many a restaurants and was a short walk from the metro if looking to head into DC. The hotel was also attached to the Renaissance and shared its amenities so you had access to an indoor pool, great gym and were steps away from the Renaissance's restaurant and bar if you didn't wish to venture outside. Great location and great value!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Martina N
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, June 28, 2013
Maybe the next time you're in town, you'll come stay with us a little longer. I'm glad you gave us a chance to show you what we have to offer. We appreciate the review. Thank you for your business.
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

Traveled here with 10 friends for a weekend of sight seeing in DC. Reservations were made months before the trip, so the rate was $89.00/night. Hotel upgraded one of our rooms so we would have a living room for all of us to meet. This hotel is extremely well kept/clean. After reading some of the negative reviews, I had to wonder if they really stayed here. It is located on the end of town near the airport and train tracks, but the noise was minimal. We were on the 8th floor. The front desk went out of their way to provide us with a shuttle van to and from the metro.(a short ride). They also dropped us off Saturday night for dinner in Arlington. The large vans are clean and driven by friendly professionals, well dressed. The basic rooms have a well equipped kitchen-BIG refridgerator. Utensils, glasses, etc included. We also received a free breakfast each morning. I have to give the breakfast an A+. A lot to eat! Not a typical morning bagel/toast menu like some places. Nice little shop near the desk. (beer, wine, batteries, ice cream, sodas, water, etc. ). Pool and big exercise room. You will have to pay for parking @$24/night. But the garage safe and well lit. They also offer valet parking. A definite place to stay if you are travelling to this area.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our hotel! We appreciate being able to be a part of such a memorable time in DC.
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266 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

We chose this property because of the good TripAdvisor reviews, affordability, and location. The hotel shuttles from the Reagan airport and the Metro were very important because we were planning a lot of traveling around by the Metro. Unfortunately, the shuttles are really just vans that don't hold many people. So with many people in the hotel wanting to do the same thing, often we couldn't get onto the shuttle at either the hotel or Metro stop ends. The hotel-Metro shuttle runs every 20 minutes and the driver would say that we could wait for the next one, but then there was still the overcrowding issue and not being able to get on. There is no system for reserving the shuttle or getting a number, so it's first come first served pushing onto it. The distance between the hotel and Metro is walkable but it takes about 15 minutes walking quickly, and the route is a bit confusing until you get used to it. At night there's no one around and you wouldn't want to walk it alone. Otherwise, the hotel was comfortable, the free breakfast buffet convenient, the staff helpful. But using up so much time getting to/from the Metro is inconvenient and I would recommmend trying to locate a hotel closer to the Metro (there is a Marriott only one block away). The hotel is also next to the Metro line and a train line, both of which can be heard sometimes from the rooms (especially when the train blows its horn).

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank LMom1
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Thank you for staying with us and for submitting your review to TripAdvisor. I apologize for the delay and inconvenience brought about by the shuttle service and we are addressing your concerns in order to improve the service when our hotel is at full capacity. We understand that with all the exciting things to do and see in DC, waiting in line to board a crowded vehicle isn't one of them. Please consider us for a future visit the next time you're in town.
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

This is one of the best hotel's I've ever patronized. While I didn't utilize it as the extended-stay hotel it is (only two nights), it was a great hotel. When I write reviews, I usually list the good and the bad things separately, but there really isn't anything bad to list. So here goes...

The breakfast is great, good variety of hot and cold items, well stocked. My room was VERY clean and modern. One of the cleanest I've been in. The bed was super comfortable. It was nice having the kitchen area, even for the short time. The free wi-fi worked great. The airport shuttle was reliable and clean and friendly. Also, because this is an extended-stay hotel, there were not any school groups staying here, like at the other DC hotel I stayed at recently.

A few things that while not perfect, the hotel does its best to minimize:
1. There are no ice machines. If you want ice, turn the ice maker in your fridge on as soon as you arrive. I didn't know this until later. However, when I asked at the front desk, the staff member happily went to the hotel next door (actually adjoining, also a Marriott property) and returned with a bag of ice for me. Talk about going above and beyond!
2. This hotel is a good distance walk from the nearest metro rail stop. But the hotel runs a shuttle every 20 minutes to the AND FROM the metrorail stop. We utilized this every day, and it was great! Can't say enough about this service.
3. There also aren't a lot of restaurants super close to the hotel, but again, they have a shuttle that will drop you off near a large number of restaurants, and pick you up as well.

One small disappointment: if you see the hotel advertise its free evening reception (appetizers and cocktails) be aware that it only occurs Monday-Wednesday. There isn't a restaurant in the hotel, but again, the shuttle makes it easy to get out to other places.

Bottom line: I will stay here again on subsequent trips to D.C. This hotel is a great property at a great price!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank MCtraveler21
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Jerry C, General Manager at Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, responded to this review, June 24, 2013
Thank you for choosing the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View for your stay. I'm glad that you mentioned that while we can accomodate an extended stay guest comfortably, we are also happy to serve guests who only need a room for a night or two. Thank you for listing all the amenities our hotel has to offer. I would like to add that our sister property, Renaissance Arlington Capital View, does offer a dining option for our Residence Inn guests. There is a restaurant in the lobby lounge area. It is SOCCi (pronounced So-chee). It is a wonderful Italian Urban Kitchen + Bar that offers an array of delicious menu items. And now is the time of the year to enjoy your meal out on our patio! Perhaps you will come back to the Residence Inn for another visit and try it out. We'd love to see you again.
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Property: Residence Inn Arlington Capital View
Address: 2850 Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22202-3592
Location: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Arlington
#2 Business Hotel in Arlington
#2 Romantic Hotel in Arlington
#5 Family Hotel in Arlington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Arlington Capital View 3*
Number of rooms: 325
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