BEST WESTERN Rosslyn/Iwo Jima
1501 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 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.
If you are using a GPS please use this address: 1501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22209.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100 % smoke-free hotel
- Restaurant on-site
- Cocktail lounge
- Indoor pool, heated
- 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
- Express check out
- Free in-room wireless Internet access
BEST WESTERN Rosslyn/Iwo Jima
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BEST WESTERN Rosslyn/Iwo Jima
Conveniently located, the best western rosslyn/iwo jima in Arlington, Virginia 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, 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. Enjoy a peaceful night's rest in central Virginia, as a guest of Best Western hotels.
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.
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. Guests of the Best Western hotels in 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.
The John F. Kennedy Gravesite, also known as the JFK Eternal Flame, is located within the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington. Consecrated and opened to the public in March of 1967, guests of the Best Western hotels 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.
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. Guests of the Best Western hotels 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 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.
The United States Marine 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. While traveling in the Arlington and Washington D.C. area, consider staying with Best Western hotels, minutes from the memorial and area attractions.
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
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 2.2 mile(s) from Washington, DC
- 4.5 mile(s) from Alexandria
- 21 mile(s) from Dulles
- 30 mile(s) from Baltimore, Maryland
- 0.1 mile(s) from Boeing
- 0.1 mile(s) from BAE
- 0.2 mile(s) from NEMA
- 0.2 mile(s) from Ashoka
- 0.2 mile(s) from Nature Serve
- 0.5 mile(s) from Fort Meyer
- 0.25 mile(s) from Art Institute
- 0.65 mile(s) from Strayer University, Arlington Campus
- 1 mile(s) from Georgetown University, Main Campus
- 1.38 mile(s) from George Washington University
- 1.55 mile(s) from George Mason University
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:
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
More than 250 artisans will fill the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly for three days of interactive demonstrations in the art of crafting pottery, sculpture, glass jewelry, and more. Doors open at 10 AM Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Washington Winter Antique Show
Visitors can hunt for their dream high-end antique and attend lectures, jazz performances, and luncheons. Show hours start at 11 a.m. in the Katzen Arts Center.
DC Independent Film Festival
An indispensable component of Washington's cultural scene, the DC film festival presents the latest from the independent film community. Forward thinking features, shorts, and documentaries from any country and budget are all on reel here. Film lovers can also attend seminars, panels, and master classes. Venues include the E Street Cinema and Navy Memorial Heritage Center.
Fairfax County Choral Festival
High school and university choirs join acclaimed composer Morten Lauridsen making music at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. Doors are open from 10 AM to 3 PM.
National Cherry Blossom Festival
This citywide festival celebrates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees to Washington, D.C. from the mayor if Tokyo in 1912. Taking place when Washington's famed cherry trees are in full bloom, this three week extravaganza features parades, a kite festival, fireworks, and an opening ceremony.
St. Patrick's Parade of Washington, D.C.
Over 100 marching bands, military units, floats, and dance schools parade on a mile-long stretch of Constitution Ave. Be sure to wear green when the parade starts at noon.
Annual Historic Garden Tour of Alexandria
This Alexandria traditions offers visitors the opportunity to visit some of the Old Town's historic private homes and gardens. Even starts at 10 a.m.
White House Easter Egg Roll
The Obamas host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, where the South Lawn will open to families with children twelve and under to enjoy sports, cooking classes, storytelling, live music, and the headlining Easter Egg Roll. Tickets can be obtained through an online lottery. Event starts at 8 am and expect a security check.
Team America Rocketry Challenge
Passionate in model rockets? Or wanting to see something cool? Do it yourself-ers and rocket scientists everywhere are sure to enjoy this contest celebrating the best in building and engineering. The national finals take off at The Great Meadow in The Plains, VA, showcasing the best of the high school contestants.
Manassas Air Show
Free admission is but one of the many perks visitors can enjoy at the Manassas Air Show. From 10 AM to 4 PM, flying acts and vintage aircraft take to the skies to dazzle the entire family at the Manassas Regional Airport.
Springs All Breed Show
The Mattaponi Kennel Club hosts the Spring All Breed Show, including conformation, obedience, and rally shows. Dog lovers and dog breeders are open to attend the two day event.
On May 3 and 10, Washington's embassies open their doors to visitors for an opportunity to learn worldly customs and culture. Times are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at participating embassies.
Rolling Thunder Patriot Run
More than five hundred thousand motorcycles descend upon Fairfax County for the ultimate ride honoring prisoners of war and soldiers missing in action. The action begins at noon on Interstate 66.
Taste of Arlington
Chefs from Arlington's favorite restaurants serve up specialties for over 15,000 food lovers to sample. The festival takes place from noon to 5 p.m. along Wilson Boulevard.
Manassas hosts Northern Virginia's largest hamfest. With 10 dollar admission and gates open as early as 7AM, amateur radio enthusiasts are sure to have a good time.
DC Jazz Festival
The nation's capital becomes jazz's hotbed with this 10 day festival. Over 100 performances can be heard in more than 40 venues scattered throughout the city. Festival events also include Family Fun days and jazz at the National Mall.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
The National Mall turns into an exemplary demonstration of global and cultural diversity during two long mid-summer weekends. With experienced practitioners on hand with music, dancing, and crafts, visitors can get a glimpse of what it's like to live in a culture outside their own. Festival is held over two periods, June 25 - June 29 and July 2 - July 6.
America's National Independence Day Parade
Boasting the ultimate 4th of July celebration in the nation's capital, this Independence Day Parade consists of invited bands, fife and drum corps, floats, military and specialty units, giant balloons, drill teams, equestrians, and celebrities. Show up early to get a good spot and expect a security check. Parade starts on Constitution Avenue at 11:45 am.
20th Annual ISSA World Championships
Up to a hundred teams are expected to compete for glory at the twentieth International Senior Softball Association world championships in Manassas. Admission is free at Prince William County fields.
Annual Springfield Bridgewalk
Community members, military, and elected officials walk across Springfield's Veteran Bridge to celebrate veterans and their relationship to the community.
Alexandria King Street Art Festival
More than 200 juried artists transform King Street into an open-air gallery. Interactive activities and family areas available. Event starts at 10 a.m.
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