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“Fantastic for the price” 5 of 5 stars
Review of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Sterling
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Limerick, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fantastic for the price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

The hotel is only a few minutes from Dulles airport in a great location. Checking in was simple and hassle free, had a fantastic meal in the restaraunt and the room was excellent and spotlessly clean and that bed was awesome most comfortable hotel bed i have ever slept in. The price was fantastic i was expecting an inferior hotel for that price but was pleasantly surprised Will definitely stay in a doubletree again

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you for your kind review and I am glad you enjoyed your staty with us.
We look forward to your next stay.
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Charlestown, Ireland
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89 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Although the rooms are a bit small, the room is immaculate with super comfy beds. A wonderful addition not found at many Doubletrees is an executive lounge which provides a full breakfast and truly tasty hor d'oeuvres for those who either pay for the floor or are Diamond members. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. This is a great choice if you need to stay near Washington Dulles airport. It's also close to Dulles Town Center for shopping and dining options.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, October 16, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience at the Doubletree hotel and for your kind words.
We look forward to being at your service when travel brings you back to our area.
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Stayed for approximately a week while moving. Got a special to get the free breakfast per night.

Love the bed design and setup - was a very nice, quiet room.

Breakfast had a changing selection and an attentive staff. It seemed though the front desk person was more interested in continually giving me a slip of paper with hotel discounts.

I liked it overall - it just seemed like their wasn't a complete attention to the guest.

Room Tip: High floor, away from elevator. Choose a rate off of Double Tree's website for a breakfast incl...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank ua85
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Ken H, Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, October 10, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your most recent stay at the Doubletree by Hilton Sterling - Dulles Airport. I am glad you felt that our beds were comfortable and you enjoyed the design and set up. All the staff do care greatly about the guest experience, I must apologize if we did not come through for you with a complete attention to your needs. I will bring your comments to the team for review and look for ways to improve.
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Hershey, PA
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42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

As a HH Gold Member, I stay at a lot of properties. This hotel is exceptional! Due to my status I got upgraded to the 6th Floor (Executive Level). This floor is private (one can only access the floor via key access). The concierge lounge was exceptional. Laura; the conceirge attendant in the evening was extremely pleasant and accomodating. The appetizers, drinks, etc. were delicious and abundant. The lounge offerred a full extended continental breakfast in the morning. Everything was hot and fresh and I noticed that they constantly refreshed the food, (scrambled eggs, oatmeal, sausage, breakfast potatoes) in order to ensure that every guest had an exceptional experience. My room was absolutely beautiful! This was seriously one of the nicest rooms I have stayed in, in a very long time! Not only was the room exceptionally clean, but the furnishings were all new. The bed was extremely comfortable. My room had 2 rooms and 2 pairs of slippers! The bathroom amenties included Crabtree and Eveyln soaps, shampoos, etc. This was not that smelly "grandma" perfume scent that Hilton properties used to offer. Rather, this was the "Citron", refreshing citrus / lemon scent that was pleasing and enjoyable to use. I ordered room service one night and the food and service was exceptional. The high speed internet access was wonderful! I don't have any complaints. The only complaint I have was I wished I was able to stay longer. This was such a beautiful propertly. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Beverly at the front desk is a gem! I will definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Thank Puebla7
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Thank you very much for the kind words in your review. I am glad we were able to make your stay with us enjoyable. We look forward to being at your service again when your travel plans bring you back to our area.
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Warren, Pennsylvania, United States
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55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I've never been disappointed at Doubletree Hotels. The rates at this hotel made me a little skeptical, but I was not disappointed when I discovered the same high quality that I'm used to at Double Tree!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Deborah M
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, September 19, 2012
I'm glad that we met your expectations of what a DoubleTree Hotel means for you. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your most recent experience. We look forward to being at your service again if and when travel takes you back to our area.
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Roanoke, Virginia
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371 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We stayed one night after being on a European trip. We had purchased a Park, Stay and Fly package that included one night stay, parking for up to 14 days and complimentary breakfast buffet. We left our car on the front end and used the airport shuttle going and coming back. Everything went smoothly.
Our room was nice with big comfy bed and nice bathroom. It was clean and everything worked. The free WIFI was great. We had a really nice breakfast the next am with juice, eggs, breads, fruit, sausage, bacon, cereals and more. It was convenient and we were on our way home with a minimum of fuss.
Nice place.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank RERD09
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, September 19, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your most recent stay with us. I am glad to see that your experience was enjoyable. We hope to be at your service again in the future.
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northern California
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25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

I stayed at this hotel for one night, before an early morning flight out of Dulles Airport.

The staff members I encountered when checking in and checking out were pleasant in a rather anonymous, business-like way.

Room #412 was clean and comfortable and everything worked well, 'tho some of the furniture was looking a bit worse for wear, the desk in particular.

The bed was a bit softer than I like but nonetheless I slept soundly on it, perhaps because I was so tired.

Having a regular little refrigerator instead of a price-gouging minibar was a nice extra touch. Free wi-fi with excellent speed was also much appreciated.

Just a few cautionary notes for future guests:

Try to get an ODD numbered room on the back of the hotel; i.e. NOT facing Atlantic Avenue in front of the hotel. Apparently the rooms aren't all that sound-proof, because a few motorcycles that raced passed the hotel were jarringly loud.There was also some sort of bump in the road in front of the hotel: whenever a truck drove over it, the resulting sound resembled booming thunder. When I opened the curtains in the early morning, I was surprised to see that they're hadn't been a thunderstorm!

Keep in mind that this isn't precisely an airport hotel; the airport is over five miles from the airport. So if you're driving to the airport or taking the hotel shuttle, remember that the local roads are predictably clogged with traffic at certain times of day.

Room Tip: Avoid even-numbered rooms on the front of the hotel because of road noise.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Thank HotelDog7
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Ken H, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport, responded to this review, September 18, 2012
Thank you for the review of your most recent stay with us. I was happy to see that you received a great level of guest service and did enjoy your guestroom. Also, thank you for bringing the condition of the guestroom furniture of your room to our attention in addition to the level of noise on a particular side of the building. We will be sure to take your feedbackinto consideration and take the necessary actions to assist guests who might experience an abnormal amount of noise. I do hope when traveling to our area again you will stay with us. Thank you again for your feedback.
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Property: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport
Address: 21611 Atlantic Boulevard, Sterling, VA 20166
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Location: United States > Virginia > Loudoun County > Sterling
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 16 Hotels in Sterling
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport 3.5*
Number of rooms: 171
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sterling - Dulles Airport. Located 10 minutes from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), our hotel near Dulles airport offers a 24-hour, complimentary airport shuttle service. Enjoy a convenient location near Dulles Town Center shopping mall, Dulles Sportsplex and Dulles Golf Center. Set on the Dulles Technology Corridor, our hotel is within minutes of leading corporations including Orbital, Raytheon, Verizon, Rockwell Collins and Harris Corporation. Students will enjoy our proximity to the Virginia campus of George Washington University. Enjoy a warm welcome at this Sterling hotel with our freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. Retreat to one of our 171 guest rooms boasting complimentary wired or wireless internet access. Our IAD hotel offers a relaxing base for exploring or working in Virginia. Unwind with drinks and dine on hearty cuisine at the restaurant and bar. Stay active at the fitness center and indoor pool or whirlpool spa. Connect with the office using our complimentary 24-hour business center. Take advantage of this hotel's location near the airport and 5, 000 sq. ft. of event space for business meetings, functions and weddings. Our hotel event space features an elegant ballroom, outdoor patio and the latest in A/V equipment. ... more   less 
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