Virginia Hilton completes renovations

The Hilton Garden Inn Arlington/Courthouse Plaza (Va.) has completed a six-month renovation. All 193 guestrooms and suites as well as the lobby, restaurant, corridors and meeting spaces were updated by design firm Baskervill to reflect the city's new distinction as a tech and aerospace hub.

The property, operated by Davidson Hotels, is close to PenPlace, Amazon's soon-to-be-completed second global headquarters and Boeing's new planned corporate headquarters as well as Washington National Airport and Arlington National Cemetery.

"We're excited to debut a modernized and reimagined hotel experience in Arlington, welcoming the next generation of aerospace, tech and military travel to our city," GM Ben Joseph said in a statement. "Not only does this redesign and renovation keep pace with ever-changing traveler expectations, it captures the emboldened energy powering Arlington's next chapter."

The new lobby has a library-inspired lounge. The space was outfitted head-to-toe with all new flooring, furniture, lighting and a modern color palette of cool gray and navy blue, with burnt orange and copper accents.

Each guestroom was redesigned with contemporary hues and contrasting textures like cognac leathers, warm woods and marble throughout. A majority of the rooms now have new walk-in showers. The modern aesthetic included the appointment of all new lighting, furniture, beds and carpeting.

The Garden Grille & Bar has been redone with sleek wood, gilded gold finishes and bold burnt orange seating. 

The hotel's 2,628 square feet of meeting space was revamped. The property's four meeting rooms were outfitted with modern carpeting, blinds and wall coverings.