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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle

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Metro New York
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I stayed at this hotel because it was one of the hotels offered through the Marine Corps Marathon. My experience was absolutely superb, from my arrival through departure. The hotel itself is relatively new, in great shape and a 5 minute walk from the King Street Metro in Old Town Alexandria. Room was nice -- nothing special but well-sized and...

Thank jhelmgol1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights, wife wanted to see a performance at the Folger theater in DC. Close to Metro station, so getting around was easy. Saw the Scottish Walk parade in Old Town, great time. The Hotel is a suites hotel, so we had a kitchenette, which we made little use of, but it's nice to have. My only complaint is...

Thank jake_159
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Visited D.C. Area and found this hotel to be conveniently located and reasonably priced. Amenities are what we've come to expect from Marriott. Quality of rooms is very good. Extra security by requiring room card to access elevators. Breakfast Buffet good.

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Buford, Georgia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was there for a couple of days in October for a business trip and enjoyed my stay. The breakfast was really good and the staff and services is what I expect from a Marriott property. It was very close to the Metro so going to and from locations like King Street or the airport was great.. Uber drivers cover...

Thank MarkPi
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night on our way to Williamsburg. Check in was very smooth. Make sure you check in before you park in the garage. You need your key to open the gate. Very secure. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Our check out was quick and Phillip at the front desk was very helpful. Even printing driving instructions to...

Thank Michael C
Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, thank you for the feedback regarding your experience at my hotel. I am proud of Phillip for providing you with such good service and I look forward to sharing your comments with him. Once again thank you and I look forward to seeing you again when you return.

Killingworth, Connecticut
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Too bad I was only in for a night - the rooms are traditional residence inn rooms - with kitchenette and full size fridge, stovetop and microwave. Once you leave your room you are in a traditional hotel layout. Downstairs in the lobby they have a good breakfast and happy hour, with the night I was there it was catered....

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear erik f, thank you for all of the great compliments about my hotel and staff. I am glad that you enjoyed all of the great amenities that we offer. So many travelers love the tremendous value we create with our complimentary breakfast, free evening social, and free high speed internet access. Our hotel parking rates are the lowest in...

Nutley, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly, welcoming, and comfortable Residence Inn. Our room was spotless and included the amenities expected of a Residence. It was a 5 minute walk to the Metro and very convenient to D.C. - a 20 minute ride to the Archives at rush hour. When we come back to Alexandria this Residence is first consideration for our stay.

Thank traveleurope610
Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear traveleurope610, it is always a pleasure to meet another member of our growing club of travelers that have made my hotel their first choice when visiting the Washington DC, Alexandria Virginia area. From our wide breadth of complimentary amenities to our great location close to the metro station and popular destination venues, more and more people stay here as...

Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I woke up thins morning and realized this was probably one of the most quiet hotels I have been in, in a long while. I didn't hear neighboring rooms or hallway noise. Perfect for me. The staff was fantastic. Check in was super smooth and I really appreciated the recommendations from the desk staff. The room was a typical Residence...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear homeinseak, I am glad you enjoyed our very quiet rooms. Much of the quiet you experienced is courtesy of our state of the art airport grade sound proof windows we have installed. We are all looking forward to our upcoming renovation and I look forward to hearing how you like our improved rooms when we’re finished. Once again thank...

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very disappointing property. My room was musty and had a very bad odor. It smelled like a cat had stayed in the room recently. The couch was dirty as well. I am also very disappointed in the front desk staff. I have a problem with my bill and no one cared or would try to fix the problem. I was...

1Thank STGeorgia
Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear STGeorgia, please accept my profound apologies for the anomalistic experience you encountered at my hotel. In addition to my apologies I also owe you a lot of gratitude for taking the time and effort to communicate to me this very important information. Thanks to your generosity I am now fortified with critical knowledge that enables me the opportunity to...

Rochester, United States
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights with AAA-discounted rate (great value) while attending a meeting at the nearby more expensive Westin Alexandria hotel (5 min walk away). Hotel is 20 min walk from the King Street metro station (blue and yellow lines), and room check-in took only 10 min (including wait time). The king-bed room was spacious, clean,...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Joseph Y, thank you for all of the great compliments you wrote regarding my hotel and staff. I am delighted that you appreciated the tremendous value we provide with all of our complimentary offerings. So many people love our elaborate free breakfast and close proximity to the metro station. Once again thank you and I look forward to seeing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the growing Carlyle neighborhood just outside of historic Old Town Alexandria, Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle provides the perfect accommodations for corporate and leisure travelers visiting the Washington, D.C. Area. This 15 floor hotel features 181 studio, one- and two- bedroom suites including complimentary Internet access and fully-equipped kitchens. Additional on-property amenities include 1,025 sq. Ft. Of meeting space, state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour market, complimentary WiFi in rooms and public areas, and business center with print, copy, scan, and fax services. Along with well-appointed accommodations, guests enjoy complimentary daily hot breakfast and evening social hours (Monday-Wednesday, 6:00pm to 7:30pm). Ideal for extended stays, guest laundry facilities and pet-friendly rooms are available. This Alexandria, VA hotel is conveniently located near two Metro stations, offering easy access to key area businesses and leading downtown Washington, DC destinations. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the Metro and Old Town Alexandria. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle

Address: 2345 Mill Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4608
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Eisenhower East
Price Range: $203 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South At Carlyle Hotel Alexandria
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#3 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#10 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#17 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
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“Find another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcT8154VK, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“away from elevators - ask for a high floor so you can get a view - corner rooms have amazing windows”
 of 5 bubbles greatwinelady, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You can hear the trains going past on one side of hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles STGeorgia, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to determine if they have cleaned it after dog has been there.”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelTreaveler, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“limit the cleaning stuff - the cleaning products have an over powering the smell”
 of 5 bubbles Capetownrio, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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