Located about a 1-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 395 on-ramp and about a 15-minute drive from Alexandria's city centre, the Days Inn Alexandria Landmark is popular with travellers passing through the area who require an economical hotel with a free breakfast and easy highway access.
This hotel has 200 air-conditioned guest rooms, each offering one or two double beds, free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a desk, an iron and ironing board, an in-room safe and a hair dryer. Some rooms have a kitchenette. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are available upon request. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available.
The hotel also offers a seasonal outdoor pool, meeting/conference space, free parking, a free shuttle to Van Dorn Metro Station and a free continental breakfast. Please contact the hotel for the shuttle schedule. Pets are not permitted, and the front desk is open 24 hours a day.
IHOP is a 4-minute walk from the hotel, while downtown Washington D.C. is approximately a 15-minute drive away. Landmark Mall is a 4-minute drive or 15-minute walk eastward and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is about a 14-minute drive northeast. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: May 28, 2013)
Guest reviews sourced for this analysis commonly showed positive responses to the hotel's staff, value and location.
The hotel's staff received many compliments from reviewers. They were characterized as welcoming and professional, and were said to respond efficiently to requests.
Several guests were pleased with the hotel's value, and described the rates as affordable, great and cheap.
The hotel's location was praised by several lodgers. They described it as easy to find, as well as close to shopping, gas stations, highway access and IHOP.
Guest reviews consulted for this analysis often contained negative responses to the hotel's room and complimentary breakfast.
While some guests found their rooms to be clean and comfortable, numerous reviewers were disappointed with their accommodations and described them as rundown. They reported peeling plaster and paint, stained carpets, plumbing issues, poor Wi-Fi signals, worn decor, cleaning issues and cigarette odours in non-smoking rooms.
Some guests had complaints about the hotel's free breakfast. They reported a lack of variety and quality, and no hot items.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 2.4 out of 5 with a 57% recommendation rate from 563 reviews.
Hotels.com guest reviews rated the hotel 2.4 out of 5 from 544 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #45 out of 50 Alexandria hotels with an average rating of 2 out of 5 from 164 reviews.
The author called the hotel on May 28, 2013 to verify some information.