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Highlander Motel

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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Grade: 82 out of 100
26Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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It’s a nice place, simple, clean and great price. Close to subway for easy travel to DC. Breakfast was simple but nice. I’m not sure why Trip advisor requires you to write two hundred letters in your reviews.
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The Highlander Motel is a great little place. Built in the 60's and still run by the same family. Rooms are fairly large, nicely updated and very clean. We spent 4 nights. Daily towel exchange and vacuum around our stuff. Morning coffee and continental breakfast included
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it is an older property, run by the same family for 50 years. It is a 5 min walk to the Virginia Square-GMU metro station. There are plenty of food options nearby. Tho Wilson Ave is busy it offers easy transport to the surrounding area. No cofffe maker in room but is
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Definitely, good place to stay when visiting Washington (for vacation or business). Close to the Metro (10min walking distance), huge room, confortable bed, very clean and pleasant room. They have parking lot for free and staff is attentive. Good breakfast (pastries) available
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Left items after checkout - went back and Wendy immediately helped us to find the items which were returned. Very lovely people, would definitely stay again - we've stayed at the major hotels in that area, but found this motel the most pleasant and most quiet
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original, still working "do not disturb" notifications on every door!
super cool original "do not disturb" signs on each door
We have a light Continental breakfast in the lobby 7 am til 11 am every morning.Bagels donuts croissants, fresh fruit, strawberries. bananas, grapes. muffins, coffee, hot tea and hot chocolate yogurt
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Do you have a washer and dryer available? If not is there a laundromat nearby?
We do not have on site Laundry. There is a cleaners across the street that does laundry and one down the street
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Do the rooms have a fridge and/or microwave?
All of our rooms have 2 double beds , a mini fridge, a HD TV. if you are staying any length of time we will get you a microwave. based on availiability. We have free internet and free parking. We also have a light continental in the lobby 7 AM til 11 AM every morning, 24 hour front desk clerks..
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do you have smoking rooms
Hello. Yes we do have smoking rooms.
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how far is the KL hop on hop off stop #8 from the hotel
You can go online. KL hop on Hop off in Wash . D.C.. The Virginia Square is 2 1/2 blocks away. you can take the Metro in to D.C. .15 minutes.
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"End rooms on second are third floor proved to be quiet. Rooms facing away from Wilson Blvd."
"Ask for a room away from the street for quieter rooms."
"Very inexpensive and close proximity to restaurants and there's Chinese and pizza delivery"
"Request a room on the backside. The road in front is very busy."
"they have alot of other hotels in the ballston area that are much better"
US$81 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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