In response to COVID-19, WhyHotel is only available for reservations of at least 7 nights at WhyHotel Downtown Houston Convention Center and at least 4 nights at WhyHotel Tysons Corner Greensboro Drive.
This allows us to facilitate social distancing, while remaining open for those who need temporary housing.
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HELP / FAQS
How Can We Help?
What is WhyHotel, how do I check in, and other frequently asked questions about staying at WhyHotel.
What is WhyHotel?
WhyHotel is a better way to stay while you’re away from home.
Our spacious, brand new, fully furnished apartments with staff onsite give you the conveniences and comforts of home (full kitchens, washer/dryer in-unit, walk-in closets) with the reliability and consistency of home.

WhyHotel when you can have a place that feels like home?
How do I book directly with WhyHotel?
It's easy!
Go to our website at Whyhotel.com, select your location and dates, and book directly on our website. You will always get the lowest price on our hotel rooms, guaranteed.
What type of rooms are available to book at WhyHotel?
At WhyHotel, you stay in spacious, brand new, furnished apartments for you to enjoy.
We have studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, and 3 bedroom (only in Tysons) apartments available to book.
What time is check-in? Where do I check in?
Check in is at 3PM.
Please arrive at the lobby of the apartment buildings we’re located in. Here are directions for how to check in at each of our locations:
  • Ballston – Arrive at the Origin Apartments and the address is 700 N. Randolph Street, Arlington, VA. Please tell the concierge you’re here to check in at WhyHotel. Take the elevator up to the 5th floor, and arrive at our Sky Lobby. Check-in, relax with some snacks and coffee, and get ready for an amazing stay.
  • Seattle – Arrive at the lobby of the Avalon Bay Community located at 210 Wall Street. Take the elevator up to the 4th floor and arrive at our Sky Lobby (Room 415). Check-in, relax with some snacks and coffee, and get ready for an amazing stay.
  • Tysons Corner - Arrive at Rise at The Boro Apartments (8305 Greensboro Drive Tysons, VA). Please tell the concierge you’re here to check in at WhyHotel. Take the elevator up to the 13th floor, and arrive at our Sky Lobby. Check-in, relax with some snacks and coffee, and get ready for an amazing stay.
What time is check-out?
Check-out is at 11AM
How much is parking?
Parking varies by location
  • WhyHotel Arlington Ballston - $20/night
  • WhyHotel Seattle Belltown - $25/night
  • WhyHotel Tysons Corner Greensboro Drive - $20/night
Are there any additional fees?
No. There are no additional fees for your stay.
In which cities is WhyHotel located?
WhyHotel currently has locations in Arlington, VA just outside of Washington, DC, Seattle, and Tysons Corner in northern Virginia, a suburb of Washington DC.
We also have locations opening soon in Houston, another location in Arlington, VA, and a city near you.
Does WhyHotel have any plans to open other locations?
Yes we do have plans to expand.
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Do you have toiletries?
Yes, leave your shower supplies at home.
We have premium soaps, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion.
What is the Sky Lobby?
The Sky Lobby is where you begin your stay with WhyHotel!
Visit the Sky Lobby for check-in, and feel free to grab free snacks and drinks, including beer and cold brew coffee!
Are pets allowed?
Yes, pets are welcome, and pet fees apply (starting at $150). Please contact the hotel for details.
Can I bring my kids?
Yes! WhyHotel is perfect for the whole family!
In fact, in our two bedroom apartments, everyone has their own space to sleep and relax.