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Penndel, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 April 2013

First time we stayed in Alexandria, loved it! What a dog friendly town (although we are cat people). Hotel was wonderful, quiet, extremely clean, best location in town. Even had a goldfish delivered to out room (Nemo). Emailed a few days before asking about a refrigerator and coffee maker, both were in the room when we arrived, a kuerig (my...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Deb5564, Thank you for choosing us on your first trip to Old Town Alexandria - we apprecaite your business! I'm glad to hear you really enjoyed your visit! Hope you come back soon, Matt

Maine
Reviewed 20 April 2013

booked at the last minute for a special occasion.,, we had an awesome stay, not a cookie cutter chain hotel, on a very active street with lots to do and see right down town ole Alexandria. It was a good choice, welcomed from the start to the end,,, with wine reception in a well appointed lobby, the staff were all...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear bigcreek, Thank you! I will pass along the "A" game comment to the staff and congratulate them on a job well done. Thank you very much for choosing us for your stay while visiting Old Town Alexandria. Safe travels, Matt

Reviewed 18 April 2013

Stayed 5 nights over Easter weekend while visiting family. Very pleasant staff especially the doormen. Vibrant lobby for socializing with guests. Fun daily free wine hour in afternoon. Hotel decor unique. Large room and bathroom beautiful, neat and very clean. Beds comfy with plenty of pillows. Lighting good and nice magnifying mirror. Quiet and no bad odors anywhere. Best location...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Nina W, Thank you for your business over the holiday weekend and we too hope to have you stay here and not bother with any other hotels! Sounds like a deal to me! Please feel free to email me directly if I can be of personal assistance - matthew.hurlburt@hotelmonaco.com Thanks, Matt

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This hotel had it all. Great staff, loved the rooms, a step away to the free trolley and much more. First, check-in was fast and efficient. The room was adorable, the bathroom large and love when it includes the mounted magnifying mirror, and the beds clean and comfy. The closet had 2 robes to use while there, along with a...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear momodjc, This is wonderful - thank you so much! Especially for the kind words about our staff and the service they provided you. Glad you liked the decor as well! Take care, Matt

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 16 April 2013

This hotel offered wine and small snacks in the afternoon. ( Get there early or they do run out of snacks.) The rooms were new, clean, and well decorated. The surrounding area was great for walks. Close to the water. Staff was pleasant. Overall it is a go-to spot if you want something not too expensive that is well managed...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear sunny2528, Thank you! Appreciate the kind words about the service, and we will make sure to load up on the snacks at our complimentary wine hour to ensure they last longer! Thanks again and safe travels, Matt

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 April 2013 via mobile

the hotel was fine. good service & a nice room. the only problem was the really noisy AC. the fan was really loud all the time and when the pump cut in it was worse. not a good nights sleep. only stayed one night or I would have asked for a different room

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Jackspratt27, Thank you for staying with us, and for takign the time to share your comments here! We are in the process of changing out our A/C units in the rooms, I sincerely apologize that you were not able to sleep well due to the noise. Please come back and give us another try, we can, and will, exceed...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We showed up on spring break for our pre-paid hotel reservation for two adults and two children. The hotel was over-sold and did not have our room. Not only did they leave us with two small children and no place to stay at 10:00 at night in a strange town, but they have yet to refund our prepaid hotel fee....

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Maija M, I would like to express to you once again, my sincere apologies for our inability to honor your reservation, please know that we all do regret the inconveniences this caused you and your family. Certainly after a long day of travel the last thing you needed was to get everyone back in the car and go to...

Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We have just stayed 1 night here and found the hotel to be very comfortable and in a great location to explore Alexandria. King Street has an abundance of shops and restaurants so you have everything on your doorstep. There is a free shuttle bus that will take you to the waterfront if you don't feel like walking. Our room...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Pinklady041, Thank you for staying with us on this brief visit through Old Town Alexandria, we appreciate your business! I apologize about the A/C unit, we are in the process of changing those out now. Thanks again, Matt

Danville, Virginia, United States
Reviewed 13 April 2013

Warm and welcoming!! They attend to your every need! Pet friendly so you get to see all these wonderful animals!!! AND after a long day of sight seeing, you can come back to a very nice wine reception and meet folks from all over the country!!!

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Rtonrd, Let's face it, we are "the place to be", right?! Thanks for staying with us and finding that out for yourself! Safe travels and come back soon, Matt

Clinton, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We stayed at the Monaco Alexandria from April 6-9, 2013, while visiting the D.C. area to attend the Cherry Blossom Festival. The rooms and the service were exemplary. Our room (653) was clean and well appointed. You can ask for a coffee maker in your room, but the hotel has complimentaty coffee and tea in the lobby every morning. Each...

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Dear Theresa044, Thank you for writing this wonderful review! It was a pleasure meeting you that day, I'm so glad you all enjoyed your time in Alexandria and Washington, D.C.! Thank you for your business and we hope to see you again next year for the cherry blossoms! Take care, Matt

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The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, is a luxury boutique hotel with rich design. Discerning travelers will appreciate the sumptuous décor, top-notch service and eclectic sensibility that our impeccable Alexandria, VA hotel provides. Stay with us and revel in our historically rich surroundings and contemporary comforts that provide for a memorable stay near Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon and all of Washington DC's many attractions. Conveniently adjacent to our hotel is the exceptional Jackson 20 restaurant. ... more   less 

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Address: 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Formerly Kimpton Hotel Monaco Alexandria)
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range: $268 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 241
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Hotel Monaco Alexandria Kimpton
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#2 Green Hotel in Alexandria
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#4 Family Hotel in Alexandria
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“If traffic noise bothers you, get an interior room. Great place to bring a dog.”
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“The 3rd floor is a pet free floor in case you have allergies or just cannot abide dogs.”
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