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Welcome to Our Arlington Hotel

Ideally located just minutes away from some of the United States' most iconic historical sites, Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima is the best place to spend your next trip to Arlington, Virginia. Our 141 rooms are stocked with all the amenities and features needed for a relaxing stay including  high-speed wireless internet access.

Those here on business can expect the thoughtful touches that make our Arlington hotel perfect for corporate travelers. Equipped with an on-site business center and meeting facilities able to accommodate up to 75 people, our Red Lion Hotel is the ideal venue for your corporate or social gathering.

Top Features at Our Hotel in Arlington

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Whidbey's Coffee Cart
  • Meeting Facilities

Get Local at Nearby Attractions

There is never a shortage of things to do in the Arlington and D.C. area. Spend the day museum hopping or take a tour of The White House—the possibilities are endless when you stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima.

  • The White House
  • Iwo Jima Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Arlington National Cemetery


Contact Us

Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima

Address: 1501 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209
Tel: (703) 524-5000
Toll-Free: (866) 705-0424

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Arlington Hotel Features

Find Comfort in Your Home Away from Home

When you stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima, we take care to provide our guests with the highest quality service possible. For us, the first step to great service starts with top of the line amenities and features.

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, our affordable hotel near Washington D.C. is stocked with amenities—like our 24-hour fitness center and guest laundry—that make being away from home easier than ever.

Features at Our Arlington Hotel

  • Free Parking
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • 100% Smoke-Free
  • Whidbey's Coffee Cart
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Guest Laundry
  • Cable or Satellite Television
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Local Calls Under 30 Minutes
  • Accessible Rooms
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
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Dining in Arlington

Dig in to Arlington's Unique Flavor

During your stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima, indulge in some of the best restaurants in Arlington, VA. Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a place to sit and share a big meal with family, our location offers a wide range of dining options.

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Nearby Dining in Arlington

Try Out the Local Flavor

Guests of the Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima can delight in a variety of great local dining options. From classic American to casual Italian cuisine, the local fare has a lot to offer.

Local Arlington Dining


1200 N Fort Myer Dr., Arlington, VA 22209 (0.3 miles)

This classic Arlington restaurant offers up a menu of American eats with a seafood focus. If you are traveling in the summer, you won’t want to miss out on their famous Maryland Blue Crabs.

Rhodeside Grill

1836 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201 (0.5 miles)

This friendly neighborhood bar and grill offers a relaxed atmosphere and an eclectic American menu, perfect for any occasion.


1550 Wilson Boulevard - Arlington, VA 22209 (0.5 miles)

A staple in Arlington and D.C., this popular pizzeria chain is always a favorite spot among our guests.

Arlington Group Travel & Events

Arlington Group Travel & Events

Plan Your Event Today

Whether you're coming into town with a group or looking to plan a business meeting, Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima has you covered.

Planning group travel to Arlington has never been easier. Book group room blocks and save on our spacious rooms and top of the line amenities.

Our hotel has 1,315 square feet of flexible meeting and event space capable of hosting parties of up to 75 people. From a family reunion to a school trip to an important business meeting, our Red Lion Hotel is an ideal choice for all types of events.

To learn more about our Arlington event facilities and group bookings, contact us at (703) 524-5000.

Your Guide to Arlington

Your Guide to Arlington

Located just minutes from Washington D.C., you are never far from some of the country’s most iconic landmarks when you stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima.

With the Rosslyn Metro Station only a short 7-minute walk from our hotel, getting around Arlington and D.C. is made simple. Spend the day visiting famous local attractions, or venture off the beaten path with the area’s hidden gems.

Area Events

Area Events

Experience the Best of Arlington

With the bustling D.C. metropolitan area minutes away, there are always fun and exciting events happening just around the corner. Check out some of our favorite annual events during your stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima. 

Marine Corps Marathon

One of the largest marathons in the U.S., the Marine Corps Marathon, takes place in Washington D.C. every October. Starting in Arlington on Route 110, the marathon winds its way through some of D.C.’s most scenic areas before finally ending alongside the Arlington National Cemetery.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Each spring, tourists from all over the country come to witness the beautiful National Cherry Blossom Festival. This event celebrates the enduring friendship between the U.S. and Japan and features diverse and creative daily programming.

Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder is an annual event that takes place during Memorial Day Weekend and seeks to remember those taken as prisoners of war. While there is programming throughout the weekend, the main event features a motorcycle rally at the Pentagon.

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Experience Arlington as a Local

While popular area attractions are almost always worth visiting, sometimes the best sights are found off the beaten path. Experience a unique take on Washington D.C. tourism when you explore these hidden gems during your stay at Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima.

Main Avenue Fish Market

If you’ve got an appetite for seafood, then you won’t want to miss out on the country’s oldest open-air fish market. Situated right between the Potomac River and the National Mall, this attraction is well worth the trip.

Olmsted’s Summerhouse

Offering spectacular views of the U.S. Capitol, the Summerhouse is a beautiful hidden treasure within the Capitol Grounds.

Albert Einstein Memorial

Often overshadowed by the city’s more well-known memorials and landmarks, the Albert Einstein Memorial is a favorite among locals and can be found in the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences.  

Lincoln’s Cottage

What was once the seasonal home of President Abraham Lincoln, is now a museum designed to explore the former president’s lasting legacy. History buffs will love this journey through Lincoln’s life.

Naval Observatory

As one of oldest scientific agencies in the U.S., the United States Naval Observatory provides the country with astronomical data, precise time, measurements of Earth’s rotation, and more. The agency gives tours on a very limited basis, so be sure to book your tour in advance.

Popular Local Attractions

Popular Local Attractions

See the Most Popular Arlington Sights

Travel through history and experience the sights and sounds of the most popular D.C. and Arlington attractions. From the White House to the Air and Space Museum, there is so much to be discovered when you stay at the Red Lion Hotel Rosslyn/Iwo Jima. View our top local destinations to start planning your trip today.

The White House

Head over to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to see one of the country’s most recognizable buildings. Whether you just want to snap a quick picture or take a tour, the White House is certainly a can’t miss destination. 

Capitol Building

Home to the U.S. Congress, the Capitol Building is one of D.C.’s most important buildings. If you want to make a day of it, take the official Capitol tour, visit Exhibition Hall, and watch Congress in session.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

As the 19th and newest addition to the Smithsonian Institution, the NMAAHC is the only national museum exclusively devoted to African American life, history, and culture. Recently opened in 2016, the museum has already become a must-see D.C. attraction.

Lincoln Memorial

Towering over the famous Reflecting Pool sits the iconic Lincoln Memorial. The 19-foot-tall statue of President Lincoln is a wonder to behold and should be at the top of any Washington D.C. itinerary.

Air and Space Museum

Take a journey through time and space when you visit the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. View historic aircrafts and then fly through the cosmos in the state-of-the-art planetarium.

National Mall

Playfully referred to as America’s front yard, the National Mall encompasses many of D.C.’s most photographed buildings and monuments. This is sure to be the first stop on your trip to D.C.

Iwo Jima Memorial/ Arlington National Cemetery

Pay respects to the thousands of Americans that have lost their lives in the name of freedom at the Arlington National Cemetery. Afterwards, visit the world-famous Iwo Jima Memorial, which lies just outside of the cemetery.

Arlington Nightlife

Arlington Nightlife

Something for Everyone

As one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country, Arlington is packed with choices for a fun night out. From a late night at a popular local concert venue to a relaxed evening walking along the Potomac River, there is something for everyone.

Here are our top picks for Arlington and Washington D.C. nightlife:

Continental Modern Pool Lounge

Those visiting the Arlington area can delight in the fun and carefree atmosphere of the Continental Modern Pool Lounge. Try your hand at pool, ping pong, and a variety of arcade games all while sipping on one of the many beers on tap.

Mount Vernon Trail

Open until 10pm year-round, Mount Vernon Trail is a beautiful 18-mile multi-use trail that stretches from Mount Vernon to Theodore Roosevelt Island. With easy access to the trail from our hotel, this is a perfect activity for a relaxing evening walk along scenic Virginia.

Potomac Yard

Head over to the Potomac Yard and find an assortment of shops and restaurants. Guests can also sit along the river and watch airplanes take off from the nearby Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.


Since it’s opening in 2012, the Echostage has cemented itself as D.C.’s largest and most versatile concert venue. Having hosted big names such as Calvin Harris, David Guetta and Avicii, guests who make it to this venue are in for a treat.

Adams Morgan

Located around D.C.’s eclectic 18th Street, the hip neighborhood, Adams Morgan, is the perfect place to go with a group of friends. Enjoy a cool night out and indulge in a diverse mix of restaurants, bars and lounges.


One of the most well-known areas of D.C. is Georgetown. Offering a wide variety of shopping, good eats, and other popular attractions, Georgetown is perfect for night out with friends or family.

Hotel Amenities

Here are a few of the main amenities this property offers. If you have questions about anything you don't see here please feel free to contact the Front Desk.

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Air Conditioning
Outdoor Pool
Paid Parking
Business Center
Fitness Center
Smoke Free
Flat Screen TV

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