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10 Best Hotels in Alexandria

Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
2.5 out of 5
5821 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$132 per night
4.16 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (953 reviews)

"Real nice and clean and the workers was real nice"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jul. 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
Hilton Alexandria Old Town
4 out of 5
1767 King St, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$143 per night
4.99 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (983 reviews)

"Nothing unique that I noted. That’s really all I gave yo say."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa
4.5 out of 5
1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$167 per night
5.16 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (981 reviews)

"Wendell - BEST customer service EVER !!! Will def stay again next time in town - great place, but he’s the man."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2020

Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa

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Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
3.5 out of 5
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$130 per night
6.44 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,286 reviews)

"This is very nice hotel with a good view and great room design, but for the 4 days nobody came to do cleaning of my room and change supplies and I was not informed about the price of the parking once I left the car in hotel parking lot"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul. 2020

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center
2.5 out of 5
6254 Duke St, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$103 per night
5.6 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (288 reviews)

"The stuff, how they greeted me how polite the girls are at the front desk very pleasant very kind. It felt like at home. If the price was a few dollars less I would have stayed there for a long time because I'm staying at the Marriott Courtyard at the moment."…"

Reviewed on 1 Aug. 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center
Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
3 out of 5
2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$153 per night
3.77 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (1,080 reviews)

"Great. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jun. 2020

Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
2.5 out of 5
5975 Richmond Highway, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$101 per night
3.42 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (981 reviews)

"I liked the easy access to the freeways. And the eating places were close."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul. 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria
3.5 out of 5
220 S Union St, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$213 per night
6.06 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (763 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable room. I will definitely book again"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria
2.5 out of 5
6421 Richmond Highway, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$147 per night
1.91 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (152 reviews)

"I love the comfortable of the hotel. I recommend this place to everyone."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jul. 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria
Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria
3.5 out of 5
1625 King Street, Alexandria, VA
Free cancellation
The price is AU$160 per night
5.13 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (14 reviews)

"Everything was great, i will be coming back to stay"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul. 2020

Hyatt Centric Old Town Alexandria
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Visiting Alexandria

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Alexandria, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its museums. Top sights around the area include Arlington National Cemetery, Jefferson Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial.

  • You'll find 895 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Washington
  • The closest major airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) 5.2 from the city center
  • The next closest is in College Park, MD (CGS) 22.8 away

Sightseeing and Staying in Alexandria

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include U S Patent and Trademark Museum, National Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum, and United States Patent and Trademark Office Museum. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Fort Ward, and Lee-Fendall House. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Landmark Mall is a favorite for retail therapy.

As you plan your vacation, you'll find 44 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Alexandria. These are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

Outside the city, top places to visit include Arlington National Cemetery, located 4.2 mi (6.7 from the heart of the city, and Jefferson Memorial, which is 5.1 mi (8.1 away.

Getting Around Alexandria

With so many transportation options, seeing all of Alexandria is a breeze. Take advantage of metro transit at Eisenhower Ave. Station, King Street Station, and Braddock Rd Station. To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Alexandria Station.

Dressing for Alexandria

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 62°F and the nighttime average to be 26°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 88°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 89°F during the day and 53°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 74°F during the day and 27°F at night
  • Alexandria gets about 44.49 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually July and June with an average temperature of 87°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 28°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Alexandria?
Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Traveller reviews also recommend Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria / Pentagon South and Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Marriott as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Alexandria, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Alexandria.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Alexandria?
Based on reviews, Americana Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria and Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria.
What's the best place to stay for families in Alexandria?
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free food/drink shopping service. Other good choices for your family trip include Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South and Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria. Also, attractions in the area such as Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and National Museum of Natural History are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Alexandria?
The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features pillowtop beds and a restaurant. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa and Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Alexandria?
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel and The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Alexandria?
Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City and The Westin Crystal City Reagan National Airport are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Alexandria?
The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa and Morrison House Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Alexandria?
Club Wyndham Old Town Alexandria is a hotel featuring free WiFi and free parking, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Another good option is Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. Visit TopGolf Alexandria or Greendale Golf Course to perfect your golf swing.
What's the best accommodation in Alexandria to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hilton Alexandria Mark Center is a top 3.5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection and Hotel Indigo Old Town Alexandria. Also, notable landmarks to visit include George Washington’s Mount Vernon, George Washington Masonic National Memorial and Lyceum.
What are some hotels with pools in Alexandria?
Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a restaurant and a bar. Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle is another choice that features an on-site pool.

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