This hotel is situated within a 2-minute drive of Interstate 495 and within a 10-minute walk of the Hoffman Town Center, a local shopping complex. Offering convenient highway access, this property is well located for guests who are looking to explore the area by car. There is also a metro (public transit) station within a 12-minute walk and a bus station within a 1-minute walk for access to Washington D.C., a trip which takes approximately 1 hour including walking times.
This property is 100% smoke free and all rooms include free Wi-Fi, a coffeemaker, a desk and ergonomic chair, a hair dryer, an iron and ironing board, a TV and individual climate control. Rooms are furnished with either two double beds or one king bed. Some rooms have a mini-fridge and/or a sofabed. Wheelchair-accessible guest rooms are available.
Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
The on-site restaurant, The Bistro, serves breakfast, dinner, Starbucks coffee and alcoholic beverages.
Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, guest laundry facilities, dry cleaning service, safe deposit boxes, vending machines, a guest copy and fax service and free newspapers.
The George Washington Masonic National Memorial is a 6-minute drive away, while Belle Haven Country Club is 11 minutes away by car. Alexandria's Old Town, with dining and boutique shopping, is also an 11-minute drive away, while Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, which was the home of George Washington, is 17 minutes away by car. The Smithsonian Museum is 20 minutes away by car, or up to approximately 30 minutes, depending on traffic.
Washington D.C. is about a 25- to 40-minute drive away, depending on traffic, and features the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the White House, the Kennedy Center and the Washington Monument. The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is about 20 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Reviews of this property sourced for this analysis were somewhat mixed. Many guests agreed that their rooms were clean. A few reviewers also described their rooms as spacious and generally comfortable, although there were some complaints about furnishings and noise (see below).
The staff were frequently complimented for being friendly and offering responsive service.
Many reviewers found the hotel conveniently located for exploring the area. Guests thought that this hotel provided easy access to public transit and the highways.
Several guests appreciated the free parking and free Wi-Fi.
There were several common concerns found for this hotel, among the reviews sourced for this editorial. Several guests were disturbed by noise in their rooms, including traffic noise, sounds from neighbouring rooms, a noisy bathroom fan and an ice machine in the hall.
A couple of guests found their beds uncomfortable, while a couple of other reviewers complained about inconsistent water temperatures in the shower.
A couple of reviewers thought that the prices at the on-site restaurant were expensive.
There were several other concerns found, however these concerns seemed to result from isolated experiences.
gave this hotel an average score of 4.3 out of 5, with 95% of 301 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #31 out of 50 hotels in Alexandria, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 155 reviews.