Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima

1501 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, DC 22209-3001
Phone: 703/524-5000   |   Fax: 703/522-5484   |   141 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Discover Washington D.C.'s famous attractions, like the White House and Iwo Jima Memorial, just minutes away from this well-appointed Arlington hotel.

With easy access to a variety of Arlington and Washington D.C. attractions, guests of the Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima will experience the best of both states while staying at one outstanding Arlington hotel.

Just a short Metro ride away, experience the great treasures of the nation's capitol, including the White House, Iwo Jima Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian museums and Georgetown. And just around the corner from this hotel in Pentagon City, guests can explore local shops and restaurants or pay their respects at the Arlington National Cemetery, which is where many soldiers are buried.

After a day of sightseeing and touring, head back to this hotel near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, to unwind in comfort and style in this Arlington Best Western's cozy accommodations, each complete with cable or satellite television, a microwave, refrigerator and high-speed Internet access. Other amenities at this Iwo Jima Memorial hotel also include a full-service restaurant, an indoor heated swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center and guest laundry.

Those here on business will also be pleasantly surprised at the thoughtful touches available for corporate travelers, including an on-site business center with full business services, meeting and banquet facilities that can accommodate up to 75 people and a great location near area businesses and government agencies.

Want an Arlington hotel near the White House, Arlington National Cemetery and Iwo Jima Memorial? Book a stay today and save with the Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima for a hotel experience unlike any other near Washington D.C. Enjoy your stay.

If you are using a GPS please use this address: 1501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22209.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Exercise facilities
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool Heated Our pool hours are 2pm-10pm everyday. The pool is closed between 6pm-6.30pm as the lifeguard takes a break. Please note that our pool is seasonal and will be open during March - October. It will be closed November - February.
  • Exercise facility 24 Hour
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stair stepper
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Interior/Exterior corridor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Laundromat, coin-operated
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services
  • Meeting facilities
  • Catering
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Garage parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Free in-room wireless Internet access

Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima

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Conveniently located, the best western rosslyn/iwo jima in Arlington, Washington D.C. is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 38.89195  /  Latitude: -77.07526


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: The north. Take Interstate-95 south to Interstate-495 west to Interstate-66 east towards Washington. Proceed for 12 miles to Exit 73 (Rosslyn/Key Bridge). At the second light turn right on Fort Myer Drive. Proceed to third light then turn right onto Fairfax Drive. The Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is a half block on the right.

From: The south. Take Interstate-95 to Interstate-395 north, Exit 8A (Washington Boulevard/Columbia Pike). Continue for about a mile and exit at Route 50 east (Arlington Boulevard.) Stay in the right lane for about two miles. Exit at the Rosslyn/Key Bridge Exit. Turn left at first traffic light (Fairfax Drive). The Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is half a block on the right.

From: The west. Take Interstate-66 east to Exit 73 (Rosslyn/Key Bridge) Lee Highway. Turn right at second light (Fort Myer Drive). Continue to the third light then right at Fairfax Drive. The Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is half a block on the right.

From: The east. Take George Washington Parkway towards Washington, DC. Stay in the left lane towards Memorial Bridge/Arlington Cemetery/Route 50 west. Merge to your right towards Route 50 west to Arlington. Move to the far left lane on Route 50 west and exit at Rosslyn/Key Bridge. After exit ramp move to the left lane and turn left at the first traffic light (Fairfax Dr.). The Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is half a block away on the right.

From: Washington, DC downtown. Follow Constitution Avenue west toward Virginia. Continue over the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge and merge onto Route 50 west. Take the first exit on the right (Rosslyn/Key Bridge). After the exit ramp move to the left lane and turn left at the first traffic light. (Fairfax Drive). The Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is half a block away on the right.

Best Western Rosslyn/Iwo Jima

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

VA Attractions

Arlington House

Overlooking the Potomac River, and set just within Arlington National Cemetery, adjacent to the John F. Kennedy Gravesite, you'll find the Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial.

Constructed in 1802 by George Washington Parke Custis, it was the home of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee. It's now a museum and memorial, honoring the Gen. Lee and his life and family.

Access to the Arlington House from nearby Alexandria is a breeze along I-66. Whether you're staying in western Virginia, closer to the beach, or in the Richmond area, don't miss the Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial – an iconic piece of America.

Arlington National Cemetery

VA Attractions

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery, established in 1864, encompasses 624 acres of land across from Lincoln Memorial. This military cemetery is the final resting place of veterans from the American Civil War through current Iraq military actions.

The cemetery is on the grounds of Arlington House, the former residence of Robert E. Lee and his wife Mary Anna Lee.

Visit the grounds of this beautiful Arlington cemetery,and be sure to watch the changing of the guard ritual at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The gravesite of President John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis and the eternal flame is one of the more visited memorials in the cemetery. Stop by the Visitor Center to view the maps, displays and exhibits.

Crystal City

Crystal City is a small, urban borough in Arlington, south of Arlington National Cemetery. It's built around residential high-rise structures, office buildings and an underground corridor system, essentially making Crystal City an underground city. You can explore Crystal City and the Crystal City Shops - restaurants, over one hundred services and stores - from any of the nearby cities like Alexandria and Falls Church. Once you've experienced the natural wonders of Virginia's great outdoors, take a relaxing evening stroll through Crystal City, one of Virginia's most unique suburbs, or sit back and watch a live performance from the Synetic Theater, a local theater company.

Fashion Centre at Pentagon City

The largest enclosed shopping center in Arlington, Fashion Centre at Pentagon City is quad leve structure, sporting 170 retail shops and restaurants. Opened in 1989, Fashion Center at Pentagon City features Macy's and Nordstrom as it's cornerstone department stores. Guests of the Best Western hotels in nearby Alexandria and McLean - even those in the Richmond area don't mind the scenic drive north - enjoy a close proximity to Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. After a few days of exploring the sights and natural beauty of Richmond area, take a stroll around Fashion Centre at Pentagon City and pick a few souvenirs.

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

VA Attractions

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Situated just inland of the Potomac River, only a mile from downtown Alexandria, and just 15 minutes from the Pentagon, you'll find the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

Opened in 1932, the 333-foot tall George Washington Masonic National Memorial was built to honor the first president of the United States, and today serves as a nine-floor museum open to the public.

Visitors of nearby Arlington, Falls Church and the general central/northern Virginia area have swift access to the George Washington Masonic National Memorial along I-95.

Admission to the first and second floor exhibits is always free, with any tours of the higher levels only free for those 12 years old and younger. The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a great place to visit after a day of traversing and exploring Virginia's great outdoors.

John F. Kennedy Gravesite

VA Attractions

John F. Kennedy Gravesite

Also known as the JFK Eternal Flame, the John F. Kennedy Gravesite is located within the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington.

Consecrated and opened to the public in March of 1967, visitors in nearby McLean, and Alexandria, find quick access to the JFK Gravesite with a quick zip along I-395, or I-66.

Visitors, from the Appalachian Mountain area to central Virginia, and from around the world, flock on a daily basis to witness the final resting place of President John F. Kennedy. Experience a piece of American history on your next visit to Virginia.

Marymount University

A coeducational, Catholic school, Marymount University was established in 1950 in Arlington in central Virginia near the DC area. Maymount features bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs at its 21-acre main campus.

Also consisting of the Ballston Center and Reston Center, Marymount is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. The Marymount Saints athletics compete in Division III of the NCAA.

Old Presbyterian Meeting House

Found in northeastern Virginia, just inland of the Potomac River in Alexandria, you'll find the Old Presbyterian Meeting House. Guests of the Best Western hotels in Alexandria, and nearby Arlington and McLean, find easy access to this historic meeting house which dates back to the 18th century. Today, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and still holds a healthy congregation. After a morning of hiking and biking through Virginia's scenic outdoors, catch up with a bit of local history and check out the Old Presbyterian Meeting House.

The Falls Church

The Falls Church, completed in 1734, lent it's name to the city of Falls Church, and is centrally located between Big Chimneys Park and Donald Frady Park. Today, it still serves as a place of worship, and received extensive restorations in 1959. Guests of the Best Western hotels in nearby Fairfax, Arlington, and McLean enjoy swift and easy access to the Falls Church along I-66 and I-495. Add a touch of local history and lore to your Virginia vacation with a tour of the Falls Church grounds - be sure to park in the Independence Square Lot when visiting.

The Pentagon

VA Attractions

The Pentagon

Headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, the Pentagon is a central hub of activity in the Arlington area. Completed and in 1943, the Pentagon is world's largest office building by floor area – nearly 6.5 million square feet – and houses nearly 23,000 civilian and military employees.

Visitors in Arlington, and nearby Alexandria and Falls Church, should take advantage of the opportunity and tour the Pentagon. Free and available to the general public, tours of the Pentagon are available only by reservation with at least a one week advanced notice.

Once you've experienced the natural beauty of Virginia's stunning great outdoors, be sure to head into northern Virginia and witness the sheer magnitude of the Pentagon.

The State Theater

The State Theatre, built in 1936, is set in downtown Falls Church - just down the street from Cherry Hill Park. First established as a movie theatre, it's evolved into one of the premier live performance theatre's in central and northern Virginia area. Guests staying at any one of the Best Western hotels in nearby Fairfax, Arlington, or McLean can experience the nostalgia and history of the theatre on any given night - a late 90s multi-million dollar restoration has transformed the State Theatre into one of the most popular destinations for live performances. The State Theatre has hosted such legendary music acts like the Wu-Tang Clan, Bootsy Collins, and DEVO. Be sure to enhance your northern Virginia stay with a visit to the State Theatre.

United States Air Force Memorial

Set on the grounds of Fort Myer, just outside the Arlington National Cemetery, the United States Air Force Memorial can be found. Completed and dedicated in 2006, the US Air Force Memorial consists of three, stainless steel spires that reach out from the ground, meant to resemble the "Bomb Burst" maneuver performed by Air Force jets. The US Air Force Memorial is easily accessed from I-66, or I-395, just west of the Pentagon. If you're staying in nearby Alexandria, or McLean, or in any part of beautiful central and norther Virginia, - especially after a morning of exploring the Virginia's outdoors - pay a visit to the US Air Force Memorial to add a touch of history to your visit.

US Marine Corps War Memorial

VA Attractions

Iwo Jima Memorial

The US Marine Corps War Memorial, otherwise known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, is a 32-foot bronze stature of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the American Flag during the Iwo Jima battle.

The men are shown at the top of Mount Suribachi. The statue was designed from a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal, an Associated Press photographer. President Dwight D. Eisenhower opened the memorial in 1954.

After viewing the memorial, plan to also visit the Arlington National Cemetery, located next to the Marine Memorial. See the Iwo Jima Memorial while traveling in the Arlington and Washington D.C. area.

Women in Military Service for America Memorial

The Women in Military Service for America Memorial, found at the Ceremonial Entrance of the Arlington National Cemetery, is an effort to honor all women who have served the United States Armed Forces - and is short walk away from the John F. Kennedy Gravesite. Visitors coming from central Virginia have easy access to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial along I-395. Guests staying at the Best Western hotels in nearby Alexandria, McLean and Fairfax also enjoy quick and easy access to the memorial.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.50 mile(s) from Iwo Jima Memorial
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Arlington Cemetery
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Georgetown
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Kennedy Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Lincoln Memorial
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • 2.70 mile(s) from Smithsonian
  • 3.00 mile(s) from National Cathedral
  • 3.00 mile(s) from White House
  • 1 mile(s) from Ballston Mall
  • 2 mile(s) from Pentagon City Mall

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.3 mile(s) from running/biking trail, from Washington, DC to Alexandria
  • 1 mile(s) from Ballston Ice Rink, indoor skating

Nearby Restaurants

  • Ledo, on premises, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, breakfast buffet and ala carte full american menu available daily.
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Ruby Tuesday, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Baja Fresh, fast food, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.3 mile(s) from Chipolte, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.4 mile(s) from Red, Hot and Blue, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,
  • 0.4 mile(s) from McDonald's®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,
  • 2 mile(s) from Cheesecake Factory, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner,

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