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Pataskala, Ohio
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The Motel may be older but the rooms were updated with nice furniture and carpet and very clean with a walk shower. The matresss in both rooms were full size and a little dated. The continental breakfast was nice with three or four choices of fresh fruit, donuts, begels and yogurt. Coffee was a little strong for my liking. The...

1Thank boss284
Reviewed 9 July 2013

We are traveling around the states in a RV. Wanted to see Washington. Found this motel and booked in for two days. It was much cheaper to do this that park in the closest RV park and use public transport to travel to and from. It is in a great location has plenty of good restaurant around. Just next to...

2Thank Nola-Australia
Parsons, West Virginia
Reviewed 21 June 2013

The exterior of this facility belies its true nature. The outside looks much the same as any motel/motor lodge, but the inside is very nice. It is very clean, the rooms are large, the amenities are very sufficient, and the beds are comfortable. There are eateries nearby (recommend the Silver Diner which is a short walk away.) Also, the metro...

1Thank Tom551
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Our family of 4 stayed 5 nights at Highlander in mid-May. We had a rental car which we picked up from Dulles Airport, and the free parking in Highlander together with its close proximity to two metro stations and downtown DC suited our needs since we rode the metro often to visit DC. For those aspects alone, the price was...

3Thank AlexKBH
Lapeer, Michigan
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We have been to the Highlander many times(our kids moved to the DC area). This is a great value Motel, not a luxury Hotel. I have traveled with my parents three of those times(my dad is 81); we get adjoining rooms and they love it. (Our room requests were met each time, but were reminded that requests are not a...

4Thank Karen R
Troutdale, Oregon
Reviewed 16 May 2013

The Highlander is not for those looking for luxury. Please go elsewhere if that's your thing. However, if you are like the rest of us and prefer to spend your hard earned cash actually enjoying the sights & sounds of your vacation destination - stay here! It is a 4 minute walk from the Virginia Square-GMU Metro (Orange Line) Station...

3Thank lia l
Gary, Indiana, USA
Reviewed 16 May 2013

I've stayed here a couple of times now and not been disappointed. The building as a whole is older and looks out of place against the glossy office buildings along Fairfax & Wilson. But inside it's clean, remodeled, comfortable, with decent beds, tile in the bathroom & fridge/counter area (easier to keep clean), and with decent furniture. Not the dingy...

1Thank ScrawnyPackrat
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 May 2013

From the outside, the Highlander Motel looks like any other nondescript, low-budget, family-run motel you find along US highways, except that this is a short walk from the Virginia Square-GMU metro station. At the reception, they greet you with a kind, no-nonsense smile through a security window, and they point out to you that a continental breakfast is available free...

2Thank Fuoricasa
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 2 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

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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
  • Free Breakfast
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: $120 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
Also Known As:
Highlander Hotel Arlington
Highlander Motel Arlington
Hotel Style:
#31 Business Hotel in Arlington
#32 Family Hotel in Arlington
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“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
“Choose a room on the back of the hotel for quiet. The back is the non-Wilson Blvd side of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles dcreelma, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“Get a room in the back and on the 2nd or 3rd floor for more privacy and less exposure to street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 43stepheno, 17 Apr 2016 | Read review
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