Air & Space Museum visit base
30/07/2019 Ruston_10, Stafford, United Kingdom
Stayed for three nights in June as a base to visit the Air & Space Museum at Dulles Airport. I was flying into Dulles and used the hotel shuttle bus to & from the airport to connect with the Fairfax C... more
Stayed for three nights in June as a base to visit the Air & Space Museum at Dulles Airport. I was flying into Dulles and used the hotel shuttle bus to & from the airport to connect with the Fairfax Connector service bus to the museum - this worked pretty well.
The hotel is in a motel style, with all rooms accessed directly from the car park. My room was reasonably clean but rather worn and dated in decor and fittings. The room was quite dark, with heavy duty obscure curtains preventing views in from the car park. The room had a microwave and fridge. Comfortable bed.
A complimentary breakfast was available in the hotel lobby area and was adequate each day. Front desk staff were pleasant and helpful.
The hotel is situated in an area mainly of office buildings, with a couple of other hotels and some residential blocks close by. The only place to eat close by is O'Malleys bar in the Holiday Inn opposite the hotel, this was OK. Other dining options locally required a car to access. The hotel lobby had a small selection of microwaveable meals and there is also a small food counter in the Holiday Inn.
Overall this hotel fulfilled its purpose for my visit at reasonable cost, but was nothing remarkable; it's main customer base appearing to be those needing to fly out of Dulles airport.
Without wishing to detract from the accomdation offered by the hotel, I came to the view that there are better options for hotels as a base for visiting the Air & Space Museum if w you do not have a car, by using the Fairfax Connector 983 bus to Reston Town Center, which offers both accomodation and (very good) dining choices + shops. This route is the bus serving the Air & Space Museum (at the time of my visit). less
BWDulles, General Manager at Best Western Dulles Airport Inn, responded to this review
Thank you for staying with us and for providing your valued feedback. We appreciate your review and remarks from your stay and hope you will consider staying with us again should your travels bring you back out to Dulles. We wish you very well with your future travel endeavors.