The Westin Arlington Gateway

801 North Glebe Road | Arlington, VA 22203-1825  [SEE MAP]Arlington, VA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Travelers say rooms here are clean and well-equipped
Customer service is hit or miss at this Westin

As its name suggests, this hotel resides on the other side of the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. in Arlington, Virginia. The Westin Arlington Gateway isn't the first choice for some sightseers, but it does offer respite from the hustle and bustle of our nation's capital. It is a popular choice for business travelers, thanks to the hotel's 24-hour business center; meanwhile, the heated indoor pool and in-room spa treatments are great ways to unwind after a busy day. Plus, guest rooms come equipped with signature Westin amenities, like Heavenly Bath products and Heavenly Beds, to provide guests with extra comfort. Visitors can privately dine in their guest room or feast on Italian cuisine at the in-house restaurant, Pinzimini Restaurant & Lounge. Recent visitors highlight the location and clean accomodations as reasons to stay, while others were not as pleased with the customer service. And an added bonus of choosing to stay here is that you can collect or redeem extras if you're a Marriott Bonvoy member.

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Location
Arlington, VA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 338 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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The rooms are designed with the business traveler in mind. All have ample workspace, upgraded bedding and a cozy chair for relaxing.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 420 have reviewed the The Westin Arlington Gateway, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 420 reviews 4.0 (based on 420 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Designed to offer a calming environment, guest rooms and suites feature contemporary decor in muted tones, plus wooden furnishings and soft lighting. All accommodations have Westin Heavenly Beds, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, minifridges and large desk areas with ergonomic chairs. Bathrooms offer dual-head showers and signature White Tea by Westin bath products.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi provided throughout property
  • Each room has a laptop-sized safe and one-cup coffee maker

Standard room size208-280 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Westin Arlington Gateway is a contemporary, business-focused hotel located in the Ballston area of Arlington, Virginia. Within walking distance of Ballston Common Mall, the Kettler Capitals Iceplex, North Virginia Community College and a variety of restaurants, the hotel is convenient to local businesses and a short drive or metro ride from Washington, D.C.
  • Ballston metro station (Blue, Orange and Silver lines) is four blocks northeast
  • The White House and National Mall are about 6 miles to the northeast
  • Located 7 miles northwest of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport; 22 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($29)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Pinzimini Restaurant & Lounge, the hotel's restaurant, offers Italian-inspired cuisine, including antipasti, flatbreads, pastas and seafood dishes, in a casual environment. There is also a full-service Starbucks in the lobby of the hotel for coffee and light snacks.
  • Pinzimini serves breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day
  • Private dining available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesItalian

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Westin Arlington Gateway has a heated indoor pool and whirlpool. There are limited chairs available on the pool deck.
  • Pool open Monday through Friday from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.
  • Free pool towels provided
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

While there is no on-site spa, The Westin Arlington Gateway does offer in-room massages. All guests who book in-room spa services also receive complimentary spa baskets with flowers, healthy snacks, bottled water, CDs with relaxing music and aromatherapy oils.

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Kids

    Like other Westin properties, The Westin Arlington Gateway offers cribs, high chairs and adjoining rooms for families.
      • Kids club
      • Cribs
      • High chairs

      Fitness

      The property has a fitness center with cardio and strength-training equipment. The hotel also offers running maps with routes from the property, as well as an indoor pool and a whirlpool.
      • Hotel participates in the brand's New Balance gear lending program, where guests can borrow workout clothes and sneakers for $5
      • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
      • Bicycles
      • Tennis
      • Guided runs
      • Paddle boats
      • Motor boats

      Business

      The property has more than 17,000 square feet of event space available, including the 6,848-square-foot F. Scott Fitzgerald Ballroom and a boardroom. The ballroom, the property's largest venue, can accommodate up to 970 attendees for receptions or up to 615 guests for theater-style events. Additonally, The Westin Arlington Gateway participates in the brand's Tangent at Westin program, which offers hourly meeting options for up to four people.
      • Hotel has a 24-hour business center
      • Meeting areas offer audiovisual and connectivity technology
      • On-site catering services available

      Number of meeting rooms3

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available

      Pets

      The hotel welcomes one dog that weighs less than 40 pounds in each room. There is no additional charge for dogs, but a signed pet waiver is required at check-in.
      • Dogs weighing more than 40 pounds may be permitted to stay upon request
      • Pets allowed (free)
      • Dog walking
      • Pet-sitting

      Wedding

      The hotel offers indoor and outdoor spaces, along with full-service catering for wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, cocktail parties and more. The F. Scott Fitzgerald Ballroom provides a modern setting with doors leading to an outdoor terrace and can accommodate up to 450 guests for banquets.
      • Kosher catering services available
      • Wedding packages offered
      • Complimentary wedding night suite for the bride and groom

      Maximum wedding guest capacity450

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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