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
- 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
- Mail services
- Meeting facilities
- 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 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 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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
- 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,
BEST WESTERN Rosslyn/Iwo Jima
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Arlington. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
Lake Anne Jazz Week
Whether you prefer to scat, bebop, riff, or boogie, head for Reston this fall in northern VA. From August 26th through September 3rd, Reston hosts their annual Lake Anne Jazz Week. Event times vary by day, and admission is free.
Bark in the Park
Celebrate Labor Day 2016 at The Diamond, home of the Richmond Flying Squirrels – treat the whole family, including your pups, to an afternoon of exciting minor league baseball. Bark in the Park is on September 5th, with gates opening at 11 a.m., and tickets as inexpensive at $8.
David Wilcox – Live
Experience a live performance from one of the country's top folk musicians – it's David Wilcox, live at the Tin Pan Restaurant and Listening Room. On September 23rd, this eclectic singer-songwriter and guitarist will treat more than dozens of fans; tickets are $30 at the door.
Harvest Tea on the Lawn
During your next visit to Richmond, head south to the Pamplin Historical Park & National Museum of the Civil War Soldier for the annual Harvest Tea on the Lawn event. Enjoy authentic 19th-century treats over tea on September 24th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
I Love the 90s with Salt n Pepa
Don't let anyone tell you it's None of Your Business this summer in VA – Push It on over to the Wolf Trap Filene Center in Vienna for a chance to see Salt n Pepa live in concert. On September 3rd, the popular 90s hip hop duo performs at 7 p.m. – R U Ready?
10th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5K Walk
From Arlington, head north across the Potomac River on September and take part in the 10th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5K Walk. Taking place at the National Mall, this rain or shine charity event starts at 8 a.m. and go to noon.
Taste of Falls Church at the Fall Festival
Explore northern Virginia this fall and enjoy a taste from local top chefs. On September 17th, head for the Falls Church Community Center for their annual Fall Festival, and fully immerse yourself in its most popular event: The Taste of Falls Church. All the action starts at 10 a.m. and rolls on to 4 p.m.
Heels Masters: Street Jazz with Yanis Marshall
Of all the exceptional things to see and do this fall in northern VA, be sure to make time for this one. Head to the Crown Dance Studio in Fairfax on September 10th for a unique and lively show. It’s HEELS MASTERS: Street Jazz, featuring the world famous Yanis Marshall. Presented by the Ferocity Dance Co., this is a performance and dance class in one!
2016 Fairfax Fall Festival
Explore downtown Fairfax this October during the annual Fairfax Fall Festival. Join hundreds of other locals and visitors as vendors, entertainers, and more provide a full day of fun. Head to downtown on October 8th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A Night with Lauren Daigle
This fall in Centerville, be sure to enjoy the season’s most anticipated vocal performance. Head for the Centerville Baptist Church on October 21st starting at 7 p.m. for a live, on-stage performance from Lauren Daigle. Tickets available now, and they range from $15.50 to $65.
Open Hearth Cooking Class
You might already know how to pan-sear, sauté, bake, and braise, but the classic elements of open hearth cooking are probably still a mystery. That’s all going to change on October 22nd and 23rd when you take part in the Open Hearth Cooking Class at George Mason’s Gunston Hall. You’ll learn all about 18th-century techniques and recipes.
The Bayside Tigers
This fall, when you’re exploring Falls Church, plan for an evening of throwbacks and classics. Check out The Bayside Tigers live at the State Theatre Virginia on October 1st, starting at 8 p.m. This party will have you singing and dancing along to your favorite hits from the 90s.
Gardens & Groves Tour Gain unique historical insights during your next visit to Mount Vernon. Now through October 31st, the Gardens & Groves Tour will take you through the grounds at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s former estate. This 60-minute tour begins at 11 a.m. daily, and is an ideal activity for families.
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