The Westin Arlington is a lovely hotel. The lobby is just outstanding, I’m a big fan of their lighting concept. The gym and pool are nice. It’s still new construction, I first visited with a hard hat and then attended opening day less than three years ago.
My only real beef about the hotel is that their standard rooms feel small, and there are very few suites.
Fortunately I managed to snag one for five days recently. The hotel was a virtual ghost town, occupancy was so low that they had closed off the top four floors. No suites available at checkin but they were happy to prompt just as soon as one became available and switched rooms without difficulty.
The club lounge was closed for renovation, which is a bummer because the lounge has always been excellent here.
The suites are stylish. Not all that large, and the bathrooms really aren’t much bigger than in a standard room. But having that second separate room makes a huge difference, in my view, over the course of a long stay.