Comfort Inn Pentagon City
2480 South Glebe Rd. Bldg. 2
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: (703) 682-5500
Fax: (703) 682-5505
Opened in 1944, the Village at Shirlington is one of the first shopping centers to be opened in the United States, and, when opened, was the largest shopping center in the Washington D.C area. Located just off the Interstate 395 in the little community of Shirlington, near Arlington, VA, this center boasts a vast array of stores, as well as restaurants, a theater, and other services. Buzzing with life throughout the year, this shopping center is surely a must for any shopping lover. See the website to know more.
Whistle Stop Hobbies is a family-owned hobby shop featuring a huge window train display, classic toys, models, rc vehicles, and much more.
Great funwear for all ages can be found at this unique shop that is reminiscent of days gone by and offers a great selection of T-shirts, boxer shorts, sweatshirts, bucket caps, and baseball caps that are stylish and comfortable for all seasons.
A trendy, highly acclaimed women's fashion boutique which specializes in hip, New York flavored styles of apparel and accessories.
A very fine wine store that carries an excellent selection of high quality wines and over 200 different beers, as well as gourmet pastas, select cheeses, smoked fish, custom gift baskets, French champagne, and a wide variety of appetizers.
Gossip On 23rd is a stand-alone shop that sells unusual apparel, bows, belts and shoes. Women can shop for cotton and lace dresses with eye-catching, geometric prints, flared and pleated skirts in bold colors, funky tank tops and camisoles. Pair them with a sequin hair band, trendy clutch purse, textured belt and smoking slippers for a stylish look. It also sells hand-crafted jewelry, books, fair trade products, greeting cards and gifting items. Though it stocks apparel for men and children, its collection for women is most extensive. Keep an eye out on their website for frequent sales.
If Willy Wonka's business appealed to you, then you might want to stop by the Schakolad Chocolate Factory. Nestled away, this place can be found amidst a maze of shops in Crystal City. The Schakolad story goes back to 1969 when co-founder Baruch Schaked started working in one of the largest chocolate factories in South America. Through utter determination, he aced at learning how to make these sweet treats and won several awards. With several stores across the country, the chain continues to please customers by providing the finest delights around. Unlike other stores, the shop does not prepackage their boxes. Freshly prepared on site, you have the opportunity to customize your package. Nut Clusters, Chocolate-Covered Pretzels and Chocolate-Dipped Oreo's are some of the delights that will tempt you, but the Truffles are the real deal. Great as gifts, or simply to satisfy you cravings, this is a must-visit place in the city!
The Fashion Centre is one of the leading malls in Arlington. It houses designer boutiques like Ann Taylor, Armani Exchange and the Swarovski Crystal Gallery. You can work up an appetite pretty quickly, so when you need a break from shopping around, sit down and sip cool beer or grab a slice of pizza. The food court offers an assortment of high-end cafes and restaurants. Try the cheese steak sandwiches and fries at the The Great Steak and Potato Company or simply gorge on sushi at Kabuki Sushi.
Macy's, one of the most top-rated department stores in America, has something for everyone. Catering to men, women and kids of all ages, Macy's outlets offer an impressive inventory that includes accessories, apparel, footwear, home decor, gifting items and much more. With a history that starts way back in 1858, the brand boasts of over 740 stores all over the United States. Housed within the Fashion Center at Pentagon City, their Arlington outlet features top brands and labels such as CK, Estee Lauder, Ralph Lauren, Levis and many more.
Crystal City Wine Shop are experts in vino. With two locations in Arlington, they offer an unrivaled inventory of wine sourced from small wineries across the world, as well as ciders and craft beer. Peruse their selection and let the friendly and wine-wise staff make great recommendations. They also feature a selection of gourmet foods, sauces, spreads, preserves, ice-creams, sorbets and frozen yogurt. Food epicureans would appreciate their tastings of flights and pairings that are organized weekly. They also offer consultation services for parties, weddings and special events.
Ship's Hatch bills itself as "Washington's Nautical Store." Nautical nuts will find a nice selection of ship's clocks, nautical antiques, ship's wheels, t-shirts, lanterns, barometers, books and ship models. The store carries official United States Navy hats in addition to sweatshirts, polos, and jackets, available with various military insignias and ship names.
Crystal City Shops is a collective group of underground boutiques and restaurants, which stretches below multiple blocks of Crystal Drive and has two entrances on this street. It houses brands such as Gina's Fine Jewelry and Gifts, D.C. Men's Wear, Flowers with Love, Crystal Framing Gallery, Daniel's Boutique and Time Zone. Its sleek shopping spaces, plenty of eating options, and on-site medical and financial services make it a popular shopping hub in the city. Often, the stores and the dining establishments host promotional events and a festive atmosphere permeates through these shops. Besides fashion and beauty boutiques, it has a plethora of jewelry, craft and gifting stores, and the Synetic Theater, which presents thought-provoking dramas.