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BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Terrific experience. Quaint hotel, right down the street from beautiful,vibrant Old Town. Clean, comfortable bed, free wifi, good water pressure. Had our car, convenient on-site parking, and a shuttle was also available for trips within a 3 mile radius. Breakfast was basic but adequate. My only complaint would be thin walls. We use a white-noise app, but those who don't... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As always, we like the hotel and the people. We wish they had room for us on the 3rd day. We failed to remember that Cherry Blossom Festival was in progress in DC. The free Shuttle provided by the hotel was actually better than a taxi service. It got us to wonderful restaurants and shopping in Alexandria.

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

cazadorsml, Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We were happy to have you come stay with us and hope you come back again very soon. More 

Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was from 4/7/15-4/14/15. It isn't the newest or fanciest but has been remodeled and kept period correct. It was VERY clean and the hospitality was BEYOND wonderful. We are from MN and used to "MN NICE" and very much felt that when we were there from the front desk to the shuttle drivers, inc. maintenance. The location is... More 

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Darlene F, Thank you for all the kind words about your stay. We really hope you come back and see us again. Just to let you know the reason the windows do not have screens or open is because of safety. I do not know if you were upstairs or downstairs but it is because we have the safety of... More 

Suffolk, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In my opinion, the hotel provides an excellent location for visiting the D.C. area. Room rates are within the range of other hotels. What I like about this hotel is the service provided. First, they do not charge for parking. A lot of other hotels charge about $15 per night. Second, they are conveniently located. Third, the hotel provides free... More 

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Miami, Florida
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53 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights here before our actual DC stay. Yes, I know that DC is easily accessible from Alexandria, but we already had reservations in DC. We drove from Philly and were planning on visiting Mt.Vernon & the Monastery, so wanted to keep our car rental for convenience in getting yo these places. We did not want to pay... More 

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Lissete, Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the DC area. I agree with you that we are had to find at night because we do not have any big light up sign. But I am glad you did find us and had a good stay. Hope you come back the next time you come to town. Thank you... More 

Sebastopol, California, Usa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at over 8 different Best Westerns, and this place was poorly managed, dirty (carpet made out socks black). No screens on windows; could not get fresh air in room. Sheets daily clean/but dingy; ran out of coffee/food practically every morning, and their shuttle driver kept us waiting downtown Alexandria for over an hour for pick up;and only... More 

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Kathryn E, Hello again, I understand that you were not happy with your stay. Best Western Customer Care and I both have tried to work with you to help make you happy. I am sorry that we could not please you. More 

Ham Lake, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is only 5 miles from downtown DC. It is an older hotel and there is no elevator. Our room was a king and was very spacious and clean. The breakfast was OK - have had better at other Best Westerns. We had a problem with our air when we checked in but it was resolved in about an... More 

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Gorgar86, Hello, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to give us a review about your stay. I glad they got your HVAC problem fixed right away for you. Hope you come back to visit us the next time you come to the DC area. More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an older hotel but for what they lack in modernization they make up for in cleanliness and service. The rooms were huge, the bathroom was dated but clean. The thing I like most about this hotel was the free shuttle. We visited in the middle of a huge snow storm and we still got around pretty well thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Best Western Old Colony Inn was the perfect choice for us. The property is on the older side but has been well cared for through the years. The room was both comfortable and clean, the location convenient, and the price far and reasonable for the value received. The staff also were friendly and helpful. We greatly appreciated the free... More 

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Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Laura B, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. I appreciate your comments and hope to see you again the next time you come to the DC area. More 

San Francisco, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Historic Alexandria, this hotel is 10 minutes away from Washington Reagan Airport . Walking distance to walk along the Potomac River and restaurants especially on King Street. Coffee and water available all day after a long day discovering the sights of Washington DC or a hearty meal at the restaurants closeby, The staff is friendly and were helpful.

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