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Arlington Texas Hotels With 18+ Check-in: Uncover 12 Best Options

If you’re an 18-year-old traveler and dreaming of a trip to Arlington, I have something to offer you! While many hotels have a 21+ room policy, I found modern, welcoming Arlington Texas hotels with 18+ check-in.

Just show your ID and pay for your room, and you’re ready to immerse yourself in the adventures. So, buckle up for a guide that bypasses age restrictions and reveals hot spots where you’ll get a hassle-free check-in. Ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Arlington? Let’s dive in!

Important: Hotel minimum age policies can change abruptly. It’s best to verify the check-in age requirement before finalizing any booking.

12 Arlington Texas Hotels With 18+ Check-in

Arlington welcomes a lot of teenagers and young adults yearly. Finding hotel accommodations for travelers aged 18 and under can be challenging with minimum check-in age requirements.

Fortunately, Arlington has no shortage of 18+ friendly lodging options spanning all boroughs and budgets. Turning our attention to the top hotels for under 18+ check-in, here are 12 highly-rated Arlington hotels to consider.

Important: When arriving at check-in, you must provide a valid government I.D. and a credit or debit card in your name.

1. Holiday Inn Express Arlington Interstate 20 Parks Mall, An IHG Hotel

Price: Budget | Stars: 3 | Location: 4.3 miles from the city center, View on map

Located right off Interstate 20 next to the popular Parks Mall, this conveniently located Holiday Inn Express puts you close to everything Arlington offers. Downtown is only a quick 10-minute, 4-mile drive away. Modern amenities like free Wi-Fi, a gym, and an outdoor pool make this budget hotel an attractive home base.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Arlington Municipal Airport – 3.7 miles (15-minute drive)
Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 6.9 miles (20-minute drive)
Sycamore Strip Airport – 16.4 miles (22-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

Public transit access is a breeze with the Bell Station and Richland Hills Station train stops 8.7 and 9.9 miles from Holiday Inn. The hotel’s next-door neighbor is also a major hub – from the adjacent Parks Mall, guests can catch rides on Arlington’s Via bus system to explore the city with ease.

Amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub open 24 hours

  • Fitness center with cardio and weights

  • The on-site restaurant opens late

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Self check-in/check-out

  • Free parking onsite

  • Laundry facilities

  • Air conditioning

  • Accessible parking for disabled guests

2. Red Roof Inn Arlington – Entertainment District

Price: Budget | Stars: 2 | Location: 3 miles from the city center, View on map

This conveniently located hotel off Interstate 30 puts guests under 1.2 miles from Six Flags Over Texas. Red Roof Inn Arlington has an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, and cable TV comes standard in every simply furnished room. Seasonal free trolley service takes visitors to major attractions like Globe Life Field, Arlington Convention Center, Cowboy’s Stadium, Six Flags, and Parks Mall.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 6.2 miles (10-minute drive)
Arlington Municipal Airport – 8.8 miles (14-minute drive)
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – 11 miles (16-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

Getting around the Arlington area is a breeze with various public transit options close by. The CentrePort/DFW train station is a mere 4.3 miles from Red Roof Inn Arlington, while the West Irving Station is 5.6 miles away. With just a short ride, guests can easily access the greater Dallas/Fort Worth metro via rail.

Amenities:

  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi

  • The outdoor pool opens late

  • Cable TV with premium channels

  • Mini-fridge and microwave in hotel room

  • Self check-in with digital key

  • Close to the entertainment district

  • The fitness center is open 24/7

  • Outdoor patio with TVs and seating

  • Laundry facilities on site

  • Free parking without passes

3. Studio 6-Arlington, TX – South – Dallas

Price: Budget | Stars: 3 | Location: 4.5 miles from the city center, View on map

Ideally positioned near Arlington’s biggest attractions, this Studio 6 hotel provides easy access to AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park. Guests are under 6.2 miles from each venue, including the Arlington Convention Center, and can enjoy complimentary WiFi, cable TV, a kitchenette, and free private parking.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 7.2 miles (21-minute drive)
Arlington Municipal Airport – 4 miles (14-minute drive)
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – 19.9 miles (35-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

Public transportation access is simple with the Bell Station and Richland Hills Station train stops accessible within 8.7 and 9.9 miles. Visitors can ride the rails into downtown Dallas/Fort Worth or stay local by catching one of Arlington’s Via buses – available at nearby transit centers – to explore the city.

Amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Cable TV

  • Kitchenette

  • Free private parking

  • Tea/coffee maker

  • Microwave

  • Refrigerator

  • Outdoor patio area

4. Motel 6-Arlington, TX – UTA

Price: Low | Stars: 2 | Location: 0.9 miles from the city center, View on map

The Motel 6-Arlington provides no-frills accommodation only minutes from Arlington’s premier attractions. It lies just off Interstate 30, 2.7 miles from the Dallas Cowboys Stadium and Globe Life Park. With an outdoor pool and affordable hotel room rates, it appeals most to Dallas/Fort Worth visitors seeking budget lodging near Six Flags Over Texas.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Arlington Municipal Airport – 5.3 miles (14-minute drive)
Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 5.9 miles (16-minute drive)
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport – 16.2 miles (24-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

The Trinity Railway Express Bell station is 6.2 miles away. The CentrePort/DFW Airport station on the Trinity Railway Express is 7.5 miles from the motel.

Amenities:

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Vending machine snacks

  • Air conditioning

  • TV

  • Elevator

  • Pets allowed

5. La Quinta by Wyndham Arlington North 6 Flags Dr

Price: Mid | Stars: 3 | Location: 2.8 miles from the city center, View on map

Ideally located less than a mile from Six Flags Over Texas theme park, La Quinta by Wyndham Arlington North puts the thrills and adventures of Arlington at your doorstep. The pet-friendly hotel features an outdoor pool and hot tub to unwind in after a day of rollercoasters.

Start your day with a complimentary Continental breakfast from the on-site restaurant before heading out to area attractions like Globe Life Park or the Arlington Convention Center.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 5.3 miles (10-minute drive)
Arlington Municipal Airport – 8 miles (14-minute drive)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – 11.3 miles (17-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

Getting around Arlington is simple from La Quinta's prime location. Nearby public transport includes the Trinity Railway Express with the CentrePort/DFW Station situated 4.3 miles away and the West Irving Station 5.6 miles away.

Amenities:

  • 2 outdoor pools (including infinity pool)

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • HD cable

  • Continental breakfast

  • Onsite bar

  • 24-hour front desk

6. Howard Johnson by Wyndham Arlington Ballpark

Price: Mid | Stars: 2 | Location: 2.4 miles from the city center, View on map

Offering classic accommodations less than a mile from Six Flags Over Texas, Howard Johnson by Wyndham Arlington Ballpark provides theme park goers budget-friendly lodging and easy access to Rangers Ballpark. Unwind in the outdoor pool after a thrilling day on rollercoasters or take in a ball game from this conveniently situated hotel.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 8.4 miles (11-minute drive)
Arlington Municipal Airport – 9.2 miles (16-minute drive)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – 13.6 miles (17-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

The Trinity Railway Express Center Port/DFW Station is located 4.3 miles from the Wyndham Arlington Hotel. The Trinity Railway Express Bell Station is 5.6 miles away.

Amenities:

  • Outdoor pool

  • Fitness center

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Flat-screen TVs

  • Coffee maker

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Less than 1 mile from Six Flags Over Texas

7. La Quinta by Wyndham Dallas Arlington South

Price: Mid | Stars: 3 | Location: 4 miles from the city center, View on map

Located just off Highway 360 for easy access to Dallas and Arlington attractions, La Quinta by Wyndham Dallas Arlington South welcomes guests with free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and modern rooms. Ideal for sports fans, the hotel sits under 15 minutes by car from Dallas Cowboys’ massive AT&T Stadium. Six Flags Over Texas and Globe Life Park are a few miles away.

FACILITIES

DETAILS

Nearest airports:

Arlington Municipal Airport – 3.3 miles (10-minute drive)
Grand Prairie Municipal Airport – 6.1 miles (17-minute drive)
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – 20.8 miles (31-minute drive)

Public transportation: 

The Trinity Railway Express Bell Station is approximately 8.7 miles from the hotel. The Trinity Railway Express Richland Hills Station is 9.9 miles away.

Amenities:

  • Outdoor pool