Occupation: Assistant soccer coach, George Mason University
Style: Quiet resolve and a killer kick
Summer Plans: Beach time at Narragansett, R.I., and the shores of Lake Michigan
Travel Must: iPod
Memorable travel moment: Snorkeling off the coast of Kho Phi Phi island in Thailand.
Location: Hotel Palomar, Arlington Address: 1121 North 19th Street, Arlington, Va., 703-351-9170
Opened: November, 2007 Style: Urban chic with minimum luxury and a minimal look
Room Rates: Standard rooms start at $159-$339; suites $629-$1,900 WL Tip: Ask for one of the Waterview rooms with a telescope for panoramic views of the Potomac and Georgetown