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Reviewed 2 March 2014

This is a drab and run down place that is quite unlike any of the hotels in the area. The only good thing about this place is the location. The price is good for the area but everything about this place from the furnishings to toiletries to linens is of a grade lower than motel 6. It has been a...

Thank sanjivsingh
Superior, Wisconsin
Reviewed 21 February 2014

This is not a 4-star. I thought I found a great bargain online after reading reviews. I was in town for a St Louis-George Mason basketball game and stayed here. It was dated and seemed dirty. The staff was ok but seemed disinterested. Internet connection was also shabby. I won't be back.

1Thank Frank B
Salem, New York
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Stayed here for two days recently. Positives: good price and a nice, safe area. Few new updates that I loved: the granite in the sink area was really beautiful, lovely porcelain in the bathroom, new and very nice bathroom/sink fixtures. Loved the bedding (expensive comforter from pacificcoast.com) although it did looked like it had a good wear. They have VERY...

1Thank AnonymousNY2013
West Kingston, Rhode Island
Reviewed 23 November 2013

Stayed here during a recent business trip to the area. The motel is clean, pretty quiet (but you are in a city). It is centrally located and the area around it is safe and clean. The hotel room has been renovated but the whole place is clearly from a different area. The motel could serve as a movie backdrop, certainly...

2Thank 100Honkers
Ladysmith, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Older facility but exceptionally well kept and outstanding for the price. Highly recommend it for anyone visiting DC. Metro is easy walking distance for access to all areas of DC. Decent continental breakfast and an excellent diner just down the street.Staff was friendly and most helpful at all hours, went out of their way to accommodate our family. One of...

1Thank Karl F
Nashua, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Very nice motel. The room was clean. The beds comfortable. Everything worked as it should. There was a small refrigerator in the room ... a nice extra. Parking was free. There is a simple but adequate free breakfast (yogurt, breads with toaster, cream cheese, butter, jelly, fruit, coffee/tea). There is a good diner (the Silver Arrow) an easy walk away...

1Thank isabellas_grandpa
Reviewed 23 October 2013

If you are visiting DC and want a nice, clean, moderately priced hotel that is convenient and two blocks from the Metro the Highlander is for you. Admittedly it is an older property, but it was well maintained and the staff was overly friendly and accommodating. I travel ALL over the world and enjoy staying at non-brand chain hotels at...

1Thank Michael D
Cincinnati, OH
Reviewed 24 September 2013

We spent six nights at the HIghlander; because we were going to visit DC every day, we didn't need anything fancy, just clean and convenient. This motel fit the bill. Free parking, convenient location in Arlington 2-3 blocks from the Virginia Square metro station. ( It's about 15 minutes on the Metro to the Smithsonian.) The staff is very friendly...

2Thank treewoman
Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This Hotel is awesome! they are friendly , helpful and provide a quick free breakfast. They have WIFI, they rooms are always clean and need, the beds are comfy, its located so you can get to the rail or walk to some places and it's close to DC. The prices are very reasonable,if you can stay here, I would!!!

2Thank kellygriffin8343
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Simple, no frills hotel super-conveniently located near the Virginia Sq metro stop. Great nightly rates, FREE parking (this alone is impossible to beat if you're driving from out of state and leaving your car to metro around) and nice staff. Excellent location, will always stay again!

4Thank anmcfarland

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • 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: RM466 - RM801 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Highlander Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 43
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Also Known As:
Highlander Hotel Arlington
Highlander Motel Arlington
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Arlington
#31 Business Hotel in Arlington
#32 Family Hotel in Arlington
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“Booking a room may get you a smoking room--can't know until you show up! May the odds be ever in your favor.”
citizengenet, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room on the backside. The road in front is very busy.”
361milindap, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“they have alot of other hotels in the ballston area that are much better”
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.”
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.”
Firsttimetravelermom, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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