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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2013

After reading the reviews here I decided to spend my stay in the Washington area at this little gem. The prices were reasonable for the market, the room was clean and the staff were friendly. It is located just a few blocks from the Metro which gave me easy access to most of the Washington area. The area is quite...

2Thank Mike R
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Knowing that there is no elevator, I requested fairly far in advance that we at least be placed no higher than the second floor due to heavy bags to be taken in. So, where were we placed? Third floor. Man at desk stated that others booked during the prior week were placed first. I had booked somewhat earlier. I travel...

1Thank Rt66tbird
Paducah, Kentucky
Reviewed 17 April 2013

The best thing about this place was the easy access to the room. Parking was free and almost right outside the door on the 3rd floor. The room rate was another plus. The room was nice and clean but include no extras like coffee makers, hairdryers, irons and etc but were available at the desk. Their was only a shower,...

1Thank Shbogo
Canton, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We had a very nice 4 night stay recently at the Highlander. After the sticker shock of lots of $275/night+ rooms with $40/night parking we were happy to find it. Like some of my fellow reviewers, my wife and I were looking for a DC area hotel/motel that had free parking and was within easy walking distance to DC mass...

1Thank pedalmike
Reviewed 25 March 2013

This motel offers excellent value for visitors exploring Washington DC. Midway between Clarendon and Virginia Square metros (5 minutes walk) it’s a 15-20 minute ride to central Washington. We used Clarendon, closer to the city and more dining options. We felt safe walking in the area, night and day. Reception is staffed 24/7 and the staff were very welcoming, helpful...

4Thank HDStripad
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2013

When we planned our trip to Washington DC, all the inns and hotels were booked and/or too expensive. Looking across the river, though, we found the Highlander. While it's no Marriott, it's about as comfortable as you can get (we weren't planning on staying here all day anyways) and it's minutes away from the subway station into the heart of...

Thank Brandon C
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 11 March 2013

My family (3 adults) have stayed at the Highlander about 3 times each year for the past 3 years, and have never been disappointed. We travel a lot, and usually stay in chains. The Highlander is an all-around great package: affordable, safe, clean, convenient, and comfortable. The DC area can be challenging finding the "perfect" hotel b/c it's hard to...

3Thank KMTravelNotes
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 March 2013

The fact that the neon sign is always in perfect working order reflects the unusually high standards at this place. Clean windows, rooms not smelly, floors not sticky, everything works. Free WiFi, beds good, showers work great. Free breakfast. And, of course, free parking right underneath your room! As a business traveler who drives to Arlington, I find the location...

2Thank KruskalW
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Once a year, I spend a couple of nights at the Highlander while I am at NSF HQ. I don't need fancy places. I'm on my own, I need to get work done, I need a quiet, comfortable, non-smoking room, strong wifi connectivity, a spacious desk, a hot shower, some food outlets in proximity (El Pollo Rico -- yum!; 7-11,...

2Thank abrador
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 15 February 2013

While visiting NSF, I've stayed at most of the local hotels from Hilton to Westin to Holiday Inn to Comfort Inn. Highlander is basic, but provides clean and comfortable accommodations at very reasonable rates -- less than half that of much of the competition. Bed was fine; shower large and efficient; wifi free and with no problems. I shall stay...

1Thank BernardMEW

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Highlander Motel is an affordable motel in Arlington VA close to the FDIC, NSF, and George Mason University. We offer free parking, free wireless internet access and HD television. We are located 2 blocks from the Virginia Square Metro station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highlander Motel

Address: 3336 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201-2229
Region: United States > Virginia > Arlington
Price Range: €94 - €185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Highlander Hotel Arlington
Highlander Motel Arlington
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Arlington
#31 Business Hotel in Arlington
#32 Family Hotel in Arlington
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“Request a room on the backside. The road in front is very busy.”
 of 5 bubbles 361milindap, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“they have alot of other hotels in the ballston area that are much better”
 of 5 bubbles georgegonzalaz, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a room in the back and it was very quiet. Other reviewers have said the front is noisier, but we didn't notice that.”
 of 5 bubbles crf, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There was noise from the road so get a back room if you can. If not it was still fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Firsttimetravelermom, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles berkland, 10 May 2016 | Read review
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