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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Clean rooms and lobby. Comfortable beds. Continental breakfast in the lobby. Friendly staff. Free Wi-fi and parking. There is always someone at the front desk to answer your questions. Great location between Ballston Commons and Rosslyn.

Thank Milinda P
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The beds are box springs, I had some friends visiting for a couple hours and they told me they watched the camera and tried to charge me 5 dollars for each person over two, the help rarely cleans the room, since my dad paid for the hotel they treated me as a second class citizen staying there

Thank georgegonzalaz
highlandermotel, General Manager at Highlander Motel, responded to this review

You have been asked several times not to have all the traffic in your room. Especially over night. The fire Marshall says only 4 at a time. You had a party disturbing the other guest This is not Acceptable You keep the DO NOT DISTURB sign on your door . We told you the room must be cleaned every three...

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Competent and guest oriented management. Very clean room and a great continental breakfast. Centrally located for my needs and very reasonable rates. Good eating establishments in close proximity as well as public transportation.

Thank Duane C
highlandermotel, Owner at Highlander Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review . This is how we grow. Please come back again!

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We just stayed at the Highlander Motel in Arlington, November 13-15. We wanted a clean, safe, comfortable room. Sure, we would love to stay in D.C. but that was cost prohibitive. And really, since we were just using the room to sleep, shower and get dressed, did it really matter where it was as long as it was easily accessible...

2Thank crf
highlandermotel, Manager at Highlander Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Highlander. We do have 10 rooms left that have both a shower and bath tub if you prefer . Just ask the front desk clerk. Thanks again ,please come back !

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We are frugal senior citizens who love to travel - we are frugal by choice and appreciate good value. We stayed a week at the Highlander Motel and we concur with ALL the positive reviews - it is clean, comfortable beds, in a safe neighborhood, close to bus and Metro stops, substantial continental breakfast, and super nice staff! We rode...

2Thank molly1548
summersville wv
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel is in a nice part of town. Restaurants next door and across the street. Metro about a 5 minute walk. Nothing fancy here but not expected as the rates are much lower than most Arlington hotels. No hair dryer in room, etc. little things like that are not there but those mean nothing to me. It's a comfortable bed...

2Thank ovieotus
Mebane, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The hotel doesn't pretend to be fancy and it isn't, but it's affordable, clean, and in a great location. The beds are comfortable and the A/C works. The staff is friendly and helpful. I stayed while doing a family trip in DC, and didn't have a car. The hotel is really close to good buses and the Metro.

3Thank jimmyjimmykokobop
Green Point, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Only 500 m to Virginia square station and then 4 stops and you are in the Downtown area of DC. 700 m the other way and you at Clarendon station. There are so many places to eat across a huge price range , you wont have any trouble finding something in your price range. We loved staying in Arlington and...

3Thank PJay2412
Reviewed 19 September 2016

When we travel, we like to stay, when possible, in locally owned motels and B & B's. The Highlander Motel in Arlington, is just such a place. It's an inexpensive location to stay & hang out when visiting the DC area. Situated roughly three blocks from the Metro Station & pubs and restaurants, its primarily residential location is quiet, clean...

2Thank Don H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We needed a reasonably priced motel to stay, while working in DC. The Highlander is a family owned motel that had very good reviews on Tripadvisor- we were not steared wrong.. The motel is in a safe part of town, within walking distance of many restaurants. The bathroom was renovated and had one of the best shower heads and water...

Thank mona d

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Smoking rooms available
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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: ₹ 6,611 - ₹ 13,091 (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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