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Washington DC Area - Ballston, Arlington 3-Bedroom / 2-Bath Executive Apartment

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3-Bedroom / 2-Bath Executive Corner Apartment with Balcony and Gas Fireplace

The apartment is a huge fully furnished and fully outfitted serviced temporary residence 3-bedroom apartment appointed with executive level furniture, elegant home furnishings/accents, state of the art electronics, luxurious linens and towels. The apartment is outfitted with a very comprehensive kitchen, housewares, and cookware package. Our apartment is a luxury 3-Bedroom / 2-Bath apartment with a living room sleeper sofa, located right in the heart of the very trendy Ballston, Arlington neighborhood - just minutes from Mid-DC! It is located just one block from the Virginia Square METRO station on the very convenient Orange Line, just outside of the DC city limits. It is 4 short METRO stops into mid-DC - less than 8 minutes on the METRO or by car.

Apartment: The apartment is located in a newer, modern high-rise building. It is a spacious 3-Bedroom / 2-Bath full-size apartment at 1457 sq. ft. The in-apartment amenities include - over-sized picture windows, walk-in closets, and track lighting. The apartment offers essential amenities like wall-to-wall carpeting, ceramic tiled baths, crown molding, a gourmet kitchen, and abundant storage space. The quality of the furniture and housewares in our apartments is head and shoulders above our competition.

The apartment Kitchen is a full kitchen with full size appliances including a built in microwave, dishwasher, gas range, stove, pantry, and a full size refrigerator with freezer and ice-maker. There is a washer and dryer in front hall closet of the apartment.

The Living/Dining Room is spacious with a full size sofa, accent chair, and coffee and end tables. The large dining table with 6 dining chairs seats 6 comfortably and there are 2 extra padded folding chairs located in the front hall closet. The sofa folds out to a very comfortable Queen sleeper. The Living room has a gas fireplace and a small balcony/observation deck.

The TV package includes expanded digital cable channels, all HD channels, plus Starz HD. The living room TV is a 42“-HD 1080i flat- screen Smart TV, the bedroom TV is a 32” HD 720i flat screen, and the stereo plays iPhone/ iPod. The Living Room TV is internet accessible so you may watch your own Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. The private in-apartment Wi-Fi is free of charge. The apartment phone system includes free nationwide long distance, free local calling, and voicemail.

There is a King size bed in the Master Bedroom, a Queen size bed in the Second Bed Room, two twin beds in the 3rd bedroom, and a very comfortable Queen sleeper sofa in the Living Room. The mattresses are Double Pillow Top. The sheets are 400 thread count Egyptian cotton. Each bedroom has a walk-in closet. There are 2 full bathrooms. There is a soaking tub with shower in Master bath.

Building/Community Amenities: As a guest of Zen Hospitality, you have complete access to of all building amenities and common areas. Spend your leisure time in the community by availing yourself to the first class community facilities. There is a magnificent outdoor split-level cascading pool with Jacuzzi. (Open Memorial Day to Labor Day). There is a poolside Outdoor Patio with Grilling Stations. The Grand Club Room has a Billiard/Game Room, a big screen TV, a DVD player, surround sound, and a full catering kitchen. The Executive Business Center has computer access, printer, copier, fax machine, and wireless service. The 24-hour Fitness Center has resistance machines, free weights, and several types of cardio machines with individual TV screens and device jacks. The property also has a Library with a “take a book/magazine-leave a book/magazine” system. The lobby has security controlled access with a visitor call system, on-site valet dry cleaning and laundry service. There is also an on-site deli/convenience/liquor store located on the ground level as well as a dry cleaner. There is a 24-hour key access system for your ease of arrival and departure.

The Property has a Walk Score of 95 out of 100 – A super convenient walker’s paradise!

Activities and Attractions: You will never experience a dull moment in and near the excitement of Washington D.C. Explore major attractions in Arlington and Washington D.C.

In Arlington, you can check out the Mount Vernon Trail, the Pentagon Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, and the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, among many other famous locations in Arlington.

Mid-Washington D.C. - The apartment building is located 1 block from the Virginia Square METRO station on the most convenient Orange Line; it is 4 short METRO stops in to midtown DC – less than 8-minutes on the METRO to see the White House, The National Mall, all museums, monuments and DC sights.

Ballston, Arlington is a very hip and trendy urban young-professional area and this building is right in the middle of it all. There are many restaurants, clubs, shops, and activities within close walking distance. Ballston Mall is 3 blocks away and a Harris Teeter and a Safeway mega- grocery store are each within 2-3 blocks of the property.

Parking: Secured access underground parking at the property with secured apartment elevator access is only $10/night per vehicle - if purchased in advance for the entire stay.

- SEE OUR 2-BEDROOM LISTING/REVIEWS at HomeAway Listing # 3021358 / VRBO #428935

- SEE OUR 1 BEDROOM LISTING/REVIEWS at HomeAway Listing # 3750443

- SEE OUR MID-TOWN DC LISTING/REVIEWS at HomeAway Listing # 3021359 / VRBO #406276

More Details

Property Manager
Mark Nicolini
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About Mark Nicolini

I have over 20 years’ experience in the hotel industry and 10 years’ experience in the corporate housing-temporary residence business. I have a passion for customer service, quality, and attention to detail. This is a small, family run rental operation with boutique flair. I personally over see every aspect of your stay with us!


Why Mark Nicolini chose Arlington, VA

This is a newer high rise building in the heart of the hip and trendy Ballston area.

VALUE - The rental rates at this property are much less than mid-DC rates, but the building is just minutes from the heart of mid-DC on the METRO, and thus a great DC Visit Value.

FAMILY FRIENDLY - The building and neighborhood are VERY family friendly!

What makes this apartment unique

QUALITY – Our apartment quality is far ahead of any of our competitors – Our furniture, housewares, sheets, towels, linens, and electronics are far superior to any in our market.

AMENITIES - The property has a Fitness Center, an Executive Business Center, and a Grand Club room with an adjoining billiard room. The Grand Clubroom opens out to the poolside patio area that has patio furniture and gas grills for you use.

CUSTOMER SERVICE – We are a small family run business each person here to serve you is an “Owner”.

POOL - The property has MAGNIFICENT 2-tiered double swimming pool with cascading waterfall between the 2 tiers. There is also a poolside Jacuzzi

VIEW – We have only upper floor apartments with great views. Several select apartments have DC Skyline / Monument Views.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Virginia Square in Arlington

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Face, Hand, and Bath towels for 8 Hotel size shampoo, facial soap, deodorant soap, and facial tissue. Bathroom tissue.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • The Master Bedroom has a King size bed, the second bedroom has a Queen size bed and the Living Room has a Queen sleeper sofa. Bedding for the sleeper sofa is located in the hall closet. The bedrooms have double pillow top mattresses and 400 tread count Egyptian cotton sheets Each bedroom has either a dresser with mirror or a chest of drawers. We do have a Pack N Play and a queen size, pillow-top, self inflate air mattress available based on request at an additional charge.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
The in-apartment amenities include - Oversized picture windows, walk-in closets, track lighting, built in microwave, dishwasher, gas range, stove, pantry, and a full size refrigerator. There is a soaking tub in Master bath. The property amenities include – Complete access to a great outdoor split-level cascading pool and Jacuzzi. Grand Club Room, Billiards Room, Business Center, Fitness Center, Library, Outdoor Patio and grilling stations, 24-hour front desk concierge, security controlled access with visitor call system, on-site valet dry cleaning and laundry service. On-site convenience store and dry cleaner.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Washington DC Area - Ballston, Arlington 3-Bedroom / 2-Bath Executive Apartment
average rating of 4.25 based on 12 reviews


  • 1 of 5

We booked this property to stay for my fiancee's funeral at Arlington. The property manager, Mark Nicolini knew this. When we arrived, all of the beds appeared to have been slept in with just the blankets tossed over the top of them. Arriving after 6pm, we had to wait 2 hours to sort this mess out and for the cleaning crew to come over to clean the beds up. Carpets appeared to have not been vacuumed in weeks and there are scuff marks and dings all over the walls. There are printed paper signs all over the fridge with rules and the apartment is decorated with the absolute minimum leaving it to feel like you are absolutely not staying in the land of the luxury. The apartment kitchen was stocked with the absolute bare necessities which proved to be a challenge for cooking for a family of 6. When it became obvious we would need to rent a car to transport the family and all the luggage, I emailed Mr. Nicolini to ask about a parking space and he replied: "We can't just cherry-pick spaces". Again, another hassle to deal with while also emotionally struggling with the loss of my fiancee. The front desk staff is for the residents who live in the apartment complex and not for the vacation stay guests. That was made very clear. Anything you need like towels, dish soap, toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap etc, you have to wait for the property managers to "remember" to come by with the goods. We requested more dishwashing detergent on Saturday and finally received it on Tuesday. They did however throw in a $25 Visa gift card which was a nice gesture. Location is decent however for the price we paid per night, I absolutely would not recommend this property. With the Metro, you can stay somewhere much cheaper with probably much nicer amenities like double ply toilet paper and towels that don't make you feel like you are staying in a Motel. Bedrooms were nice and beds were comfortable but even the decorative candles were all burned down to the bottom and covered in black smoke rings leaving you feeling like you are only one of MANY people to use the apartment. Washer and dryer were convenient, however the dryer did not dry any of our clothes as we had to lay a bunch of them out to dry overnight. Even after cleaning the lint trap out. Laundry detergent and hand soap appeared to come from the dollar store as they were definitely the cheapest brand available. Not what I was expecting for the price we paid for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lima, Peru

Well maintained, good location, good for families

  • 5 of 5

The 3br 2bath was a good choice for our family stay, including one toddler, parents, and grandparents. The beds were comfortable, heat was easy to adjust, and we never heard the elevator, although it was located very close. The building was secure, with access through the front door and garage maintained with electronic keys. We used the washer/dryer and dishwasher as we had already been in the area for 5 days, and stayed in this apartment for another 5. There's a public library just a block away, which was a great rainy afternoon activity with our toddler, and a good place for grandparents to read the newspaper. Although the metro was right nearby, we chose to use a car due to our plans, and the garage was well-lit and very clean. When we had a few problems, the apartment management were responsive. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birthday in DC

  • 5 of 5

The Ballston Arlington 3br 2b was absolutely perfect for our family of 5 during our 4 day birthday trip to the DC area. We were located on the 13th floor close to the elevators and never once heard a noise outside of the apt. This was a lovely space for indoor family time with room for all, comfy beds and linens, and washer/dryer for our convenience. This was also a perfect location with a metro stop close by, resturaunts, shopping, and day spas. The parking was a bonus with this apt! The building staff were completely helpful and friendly. And Mark at Zen Hospitality was simply the best at making sure we felt welcome in our home away from home! Thanks for a DC birthday celebration to remember!!! We will certainly be back again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Durham, NC

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this condo. My husband had a conference in Baltimore, but we chose to stay closer to DC so we could do some sightseeing during his time off. There were 5 adults and two small children (1 & 5) in this condo and we all felt like we had a ton of space. When we arrived, the condo was clean and had all the amenities we needed. The building and staff were very nice. Use of th parking garage was great! It was so nice not having to search for street parking at the end of a long day. They had a little market downstairs to get last minute items, but there was a Harris Teeter a short distance away. It was close to a coffee shop and the metro. DC was a short drive by car (about 15 mins when traffic was light).

We really didn't have any major issues. The owner was very professional and prompt with any questions we had. I would highly recommend this condo. It was perfect for what we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Calabash, NC

Family Trip

  • 2 of 5

We rented the 3 bedroom for 5 nights to be used by six people. We had requested early check-in so we asked if the unit was all clean and ready for us when we arrived and we were told it was. When we got inside the unit we were not happy with what we saw. The carpet in the living room and hallway had large, dark stains and it was filthy. The kitchen floor was gritty so it hadn't even been washed. Both bathrooms and the kitchen need renovations. This was by no means a gourmet kitchen. Some cabinets were cracked and didn't close (kitchen/bathrooms); there was a hole next to the kitchen faucet either for a sprayer or soap dispenser but there was neither; bathroom faucets needed to be updated because they were corroding; grout in the showers and around toilets needed to be redone; toilet in master bathroom needed some adjustment when we arrived and fireplace unit was broken. There were no pot holders and only 1 dish towel. There were 2 broken dining rooms chairs stuffed in the closet and the 4 remaining chairs were on their way out too. Contacted Barbara (who was on site) from Zen Management Group immediately to show her all the issues. She wasn't much help except to say they could come in and clean the carpet and it would dry in 4 hours. This was unacceptable since the remainder of our group was arriving shortly. She then proceeded to make excuses for all the other issues. On a positive note, the beds were very comfortable and the location was great. It was a short distance to a couple metros, many great restaurants and the Ballston Mall. We all had a wonderful time visiting all the sites in the area. Hopefully the unit gets renovated before it is rented again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank this guest for their feedback. The feedback that had most merit was the condition of the carpet in the living/dining room. It is difficult in the 3BR apartments as they are often rented by large families with many children so often get soiled with food stains. We were running a carpet cleaner between stays but this guest arrived 7 hours before check in without warning of arriving that unreasonably early, so thus forced us to speed up our cleaning process. We hygienically clean each apartment between guests but need a reasonable amount of time to do that. We have since replaced the living/dining area in this particular apartment with hardwood flooring. We did find two cabinet hinges slightly loose after this guests departure and promptly tightened them. I would ask that the reader see all of the other reviews on this apartment as well as the reviews of our 2BR and 1BR apartments in this building to assess our quality and body of work.
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Davis, California

Perfect Place for touring D.C.

  • 5 of 5

We rented the 3 bdrm/2 bath apartment and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The apartment worked perfectly and we found everything we needed already provided in the apartment. Thank you for that!

The location was ideal with easy access to the Metro and the Front Desk Concierge was very helpful, providing us with much needed information.

Staying at the apartment really added to our DC experience. Thank you for helping us with the delivery of the needed stroller parts. You definitely went the extra mile and we appreciate it very much.

The only complaint we have is time went too quickly. We wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Virginia Square, Northern Virginia - Washington DC

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring Break / Cherry Blossom
10 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Spring
16 Apr 2017 - 10 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Graduation/Memorial Day
11 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early June
30 May 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
School's Out!
9 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4th of July
30 Jun 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer Vacation
10 Jul 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer/Labor Day
21 Aug 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
15 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
3 Nov 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Thanksgiving Week
21 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
26 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Holiday Season
20 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
4 Jan 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
16 Feb 2018 - 8 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 13.0%

All rates are subject to change without notice.

At times we may accept bookings for time periods less than the stated minimum night stay. Those nightly rates will be quoted separately and at a higher nightly rate than posted above.

Any stays of less than 5 nights that span a weekend are subject an additional Weekend Premium Fee of that time period.

50% Down Payment Deposit upon reservation. The deposit is 100% refundable in the event of a cancellation up until 30 days before arrival.
The balance is due 30 days before arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Lincoln Memorial
Washington Monument
White House
U.S. Capitol Building
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
National World War II Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Memorial
National Mall
Arlington National Cemetery
International Spy Museum
Smithsonian Institution Building
Busboys and Poets
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Reagan National Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
0.01 Miles
Virginia Square METRO
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Rt. 66
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles

The property is located in the very hip, trendy and family-friendly Ballston section of Arlington, just outside of the DC city limits. It is just minutes to mid-Washington DC. The apartment building is located 1 block from the Virginia Square METRO on the very convenient Orange Line. It is 4 short stops on the METRO into mid-DC which takes less than 8 minutes.

It is 3 blocks to the Ballston Common Mall and to the Harris Teeter supermarket. A Safeway supermarket is 2 blocks in the other direction. There is a Starbucks and an IHOP right outside the front door of the property. There are many restaurants and leisure attractions surrounding the property within casual walking distance. There are several restaurants, a large park and a public library right across the street.

The Property has a Walk Score of 95 out of 100 – A super convenient walker’s paradise!


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