Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

3 stars
4610 N. Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
86 reviews
Fantastic stay

This was my first stay. It is so close to the metro station, and nearly local attractions. The room... See full review

  • NSF panelist
  • Jun 26, 2014
Great Stay

This hotel was well beyond what was advertised...convenient, easy to find, friendly staff. I would... See full review

  • David MO
  • Mar 10, 2014
We Go Beyond Other Hotels in the Washington, DC Area The Holiday InnĀ® Arlington at Ballston hotel is located in the vibrant urban neighborhood of Ballston, near all of the popular DC area attractions, and only three blocks from the Metro. You'll love our amenities, including free high-speed Internet access and an easy-to-find location just off I-66, five miles from downtown DC. Our hotel is close to many companies and government agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), Accenture, ESI, Towers Watson, SAIC, Global Knowledge, the Nature Conservancy, AES, Marymount, CACI, Qwest, DARPA, USF&WS, Deloitte, BAE Systems, and Raytheon. Host any type of event in the six meeting rooms at our Arlington, Virginia hotel. With our hotel's location near Washington, DC, its easy to explore DC monuments and museums, including the Smithsonian, White House, Air & Space Museum, and the National Mall. Be sure to visit Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon Memorial, both located in Arlington, Virginia. During your stay, enjoy our 100% non-smoking hotel with comfortable rooms, with 32-inch TVs and a refrigerator. Our stylish new Silver Leaf Restaurant , where kids eat free, features steaks, salads, and seafood. Hop on our Free Area Shuttle (one-mile radius) to experience the best of Ballston, including the Metro, shopping, dining, Macy's and the Kettler Capitals IcePlex.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Children's activities
Golf
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Guest laundromat
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Gift shop
Overhead projector
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Outlet adapters
Cribs available
In room movies
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Hotel Map

38.8817 -77.1174
Nearby airports
Dulles International Airport, (IAD), 22.00, MI, W; Baltimore Washington Int'l., (BWI), 45.00, MI, SW; Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, (DCA), 6.00, MI, SE;
Area description
Suburban, suburban

Nearby points of interest

  • Bluemont Park: 1 mi
  • Upton Hill Regional Park: 1.6 mi
  • Fort Myer: 2.2 mi
  • Arlington House: 2.4 mi
  • Netherlands Carillon: 2.6 mi
  • Marine Corps War Memorial: 2.6 mi
  • US Marine Crops War memorial: 2.6 mi
  • Women in Military Service for America Memorial: 2.6 mi
  • Arlington National Cemetary: 2.8 mi
  • Tomb of the Unknowns: 2.8 mi
  • Canadian Cross of Sacrifice: 2.8 mi
  • Air Force Memorial: 2.9 mi
  • Signature Theatre: 3.2 mi
  • Pentagon Memorial: 3.2 mi
  • Lady Bird Johnson Park: 3.3 mi
  • Bluemont Park: 1 mi
  • Upton Hill Regional Park: 1.6 mi
  • Fort Myer: 2.2 mi
  • Arlington House: 2.4 mi
  • Netherlands Carillon: 2.6 mi
  • Marine Corps War Memorial: 2.6 mi
  • US Marine Crops War memorial: 2.6 mi
  • Women in Military Service for America Memorial: 2.6 mi
  • Arlington National Cemetary: 2.8 mi
  • Tomb of the Unknowns: 2.8 mi
  • Canadian Cross of Sacrifice: 2.8 mi
  • Air Force Memorial: 2.9 mi
  • Signature Theatre: 3.2 mi
  • Pentagon Memorial: 3.2 mi
  • Lady Bird Johnson Park: 3.3 mi
  • The Pentagon: 3.4 mi
  • DEA Museum: 3.4 mi
  • Arlington Cinema: 3.5 mi
  • American Century Theater: 3.5 mi
  • Synetic Theatre: 3.9 mi
  • Mount Vernon Trail: 3.9 mi
  • The Washington & Old Dominion Trail: 4.8 mi

Dining

PF Chang's
PF Chang's cuisine is reflective of China's evolving culinary landscape. The menu features traditional Chinese offerings and innovative dishes that illustrate the emerging influence of Southeast Asia on modern Chinese cuisine.
Rio Grande
The restaurant with a warehouse decor features some of the best Tex Mex food in the east. Entrees include enchiladas, nachos, tacos, tamales, fajitas, chile rellenos and much more. Just three blocks from the hotel.
Bangkok Bistro at Ballston
A casual, contemporary Thai restaurant just three blocks from the Holiday Inn Arlington. Delicious noodles, seafood, soups, and entrees ranging from "Stimulating Kick" mildly spicy to "Raging Fire" the name says it all! Carryout and delivery available. M
The Silver Leaf Restaurant
The Silver Leaf Restaurant located in the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston is open daily for Breakfast and Dinner. Featuring freshly prepared regional American favorites. Chef William Redd incorporates local produce and freshly made sauces to create di
Willow Restaurant
Enjoy the modern continental cuisine in this upscale, elegant restaurant. Willow has also just opened "Nosh... a Willowesque Bistro" to provide a refined meal on a busy work night. Set amidst stained glass windows in Willow's main vestibule, Nosh offers a
Il Forno
Il Forno proudly offers freshly made to order Italian dishes that let you experience the authentic taste of traditional Italian cuisine in a contemporary setting.
Silver Leaf Lounge
Our Bar/Lounge offers domestic and craft beers on draft that vary through out the season while also offering a wider range of bottled domestic and import beers, Our wines vary seasonally but include Chardonnay, Reisling, Pino Grigio, Merlot, Pinot Noir, a

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (86)

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
86 out of 86
Amenities:
3.7
Room cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.9

92% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bang for my buck!
Business
Stamford, CT
Aug 3, 2011

Great for the price!

Entrance is beautiful. Room is spacious and beautiful. Flat screen TV in room. Service was great. Gift shop with reasonable prices. Pool was nice. Everything was clean(most important thing for me). Within 1/2 miles to I-Hop, Pizza, mall. Metro 1/2 mile away, 10 minute ride to DC. Try rock bottom in the mall. Have a gym wish they had a spa. When I go back again I will book with the them. p.s. Free Parking on the weekend.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

1/2 mile to anything you may need.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
NY
Jun 11, 2011

Good hotel

Good hotel, sometimes can be pricey.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Arlington, VA
Apr 19, 2011

Weekend Getaway

The hotel served the purpose. It was comfortable, relatively inexpensive and gave us everything we needed. We spent most of the day traveling and only came to the hotel to sleep at night. The hotel is close to the metro station which is a big plus.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Middle of Michigan
Jan 27, 2011

Just what was needed

Vistited family. Great location. Clean room. Great value. Would stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Show-me Nana
Business
St. Louis, MO
Dec 16, 2010

Good location, close to Metro

Room was clean, comfortable. Supplies (Towels, coffee, etc.) were provided each day. Staff were friendly and helpful. Shuttle took me to Metro when I asked because it was really cold and windy.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Dining, shopping were within several blocks, easy to walk.

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Casual traveler with children.
Business
Pittsburgh, Pa
Nov 27, 2010

Decent hotel for the prices

This is the third time that we've stayed at this hotel and I have no real complaints; having also stayed at the Westin around the corner I can say that the rooms at the HI are actually larger. It's clean (never seen any evidence of bed bugs and I check everywhere I stay) and the staff was very courteous. It's not anything spectacular, no real amenities to speak of, but the location and price are always some of the best I've seen in Arlington.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
On the run
Business
Florida
Nov 15, 2010

Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston

Comfortable room and bed; bathroom well supplied; food room service on time and satisfactory

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
MiamiFamily
Business
Miami, FL
Nov 2, 2010

Very simple hotel

The hotel was very simple. Staff answered questions, but did not go out of their way to be helpful. ** Very important - if you book with[...], I don't recall that there was an option to choose a no-smoking room, and we got stuck with a prior smoker's room (couldn't change - hotel was full). Consider calling hotel directly after booking with [...] to modify.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Belden, Ms
Aug 16, 2010

Great Stay

Everything was great. The staff was courteous and professional.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Holiday Inn ARLINGTON AT BALLSTON

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
LAS VEGAS,NV
Jul 7, 2010

HOLIDAY INN AND AIR TRAN

THEY WERE VERY UNFRIENDLY, UNORGANIZED AND UNCLEAN.THE FOOD FOR BREAKFAST WAS EXPENSIVE AND POOR IN QUALITY. ONE DAY WE WERE OUT AND MY 13 YEARS OLD SON WAS AT HOTEL. THERE WAS NOT ANY WATER IN THE PIPE! AND THEY DID NOT PROVIDE A GLASS OF WATER FOR HIM TILL WE GOT BACK. THEY DID NOT BELIEVE A TEEN!IT WAS MY WORST TRIPE EVER.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

IF YOU ARE GOING TO D.C. YOU HAVE TO GET A TOUR AND VISIT THE REVOLUTION HISTORY.THEN BESIDES ALL THE KNOWLEDGE YOU WILL GAIN,YOU MAY FIND A LOT OF PLACE FROM MUSEUM TO DINNING AND SHOPPING TO GO BY YOURSELF.

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