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Highlander Motel

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

When you see this motel's exterior and its room rate (less than half the cost of hotels nearby), you may think it must be a dive. You'd be wrong. The staff was friendly and helpful, and my room was great - clean, well equipped: tiled stall shower with glass doors, granite countertops, mini-fridge, and internet access. The light continental breakfast...

Denton, Texas
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Just can’t beat the value of the Highlander Motel. Still a "4" for value. Rooms are no frills, a bit outdated in terms of furnishings, but clean and serviced daily. Bathrooms have been updated. It is just a block or two from the Virginia Square Metro, and an easy walk to downtown Clarendon (1/2 mile) or Ballston (mile). There are...

Fairland, Oklahoma
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Not sure how this is a 4 star hotel. We checked into room 24 and only chose this hotel because it was a 4 star. Wow I was shocked. Vick roaches in the refrigerator, hair in the shower sink and toilet. The sink smelled like throw up. There was feces from the previous people on the bottom of the toilet...

highlandermotel, Manager at Highlander Motel, responded to this review

Desk Clerk apoliogized, offered to move you to another room , Offered to clean the room, you declined and She refunded your Money. We have scheduled Exterminator Service. Sometimes people bring them. (not saying you ) which we can not control. This is not our normal. Again we apologize.

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We live in the neighborhood behind the Highlander. We were celebrating my mother's 100th birthday and needed extra beds for out-of-town guests. They just wanted some place that was clean and relatively comfortable nearby. The Highlander exceeded all our guests' expectations. Every one raved about how much they liked it - and said the Highlander would be their "go to"...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I have stayed at this motel before, and find it quite consistent. It is: a low-cost, no-frills clean place to stay in Arlington. If you want pretty modern finishes and the standard types of amenities of a business hotel - coffee maker, gym, pool, etc - this is NOT the place for you. The rooms have a half-height fridge, and...

Altamont, New York
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We stayed at the Highlander Motel while visiting Washington DC for a week. The price was very reasonable, the room was clean and quiet, and the metro was a couple of blocks down the street. A mini-fridge is provided so we supplemented the fruit, coffee/tea, and toast provided with cereal and milk brought from home and ate in our room....

Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 21 October 2015

After check in the hotel we realized that wish you had paid more 30$ more for another hotel, but the price was affordable while searching for cheap hotel. That was fist experience of Motel so yeah was OK, wish they have more space for breakfast.. nnn room is ok but beds are nice.

Sioux City, Iowa
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We were visiting our grandson who is in the Old Guard, stationed at Ft. Myer. Wanted a convenient location to the base and the Metro. We found this gem on TripAdvisor and it was everything we read about in the reviews. They did offer a continental breakfast which included apples and banana's and yogurt. We chose to go to a...

Reviewed 13 October 2015

The staff is courteous, I had some peace and quiet, and above all, it's a walking distance to a great church. Breakfast was great (if you like fruits for breakfast). Has a nice, "homey" feel. Definitely recommend. However, it may not be an appropriate place to take kids on a vacation, unless you can manage the space.

Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here while attending a conference in DC. Clean comfortable room with updated bathroom with large glass walled shower. Flat screen TV and 2 comfortable double beds. I also recommend getting a large steak and cheese at Mario's next door.

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Amenities

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $121 - $234 (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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