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BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn

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1101 N. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

No elevator only stairs. Guests with luggage will have a problem if they are staying on the 2nd floor. The first room we were assigned smell of body odor and we requested another room which we were moved to.

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

Dear JandJVirginia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hotel. I am sorry that there was an odor in your first room. I am happy to here that we had another room to move you into so that the rest of your stay was better. Thank you again, More 

auburn, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Hotel was chosen as convenient to Metro for our vacation in Washington D.C. Staff was wonderful, helped us to understand what to expect with Metro and at National Mall/Smithsonian sites. Shuttle to and from Metro station was easy and fast. Ask for walking directions to The Royal restaurant; quaint, friendly, affordable family dining.

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lee-on-the-solent
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

stayed for 3 nights early May hap no issues.Staff friendly and helpful and shuttle great getting to and from the Metro,would stay hear again if in the area and free parking.Many thanks for making our stay enjoyable

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

kingylee, Thank you for stay with us. We enjoyed having you here and hope you come back soon. More 

kirkland wa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Although some people may equate charm with old, this hotel was probably built in the 60's and appears to be very dated in some areas that have been neglected. The rooms were comfortable once you got used to the postage-stamp bathrooms for four people. The beds were double beds, which was good to give ample room for luggage and moving... More 

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

nwkindagirl, First I would like to thank you for taking your time to give us a review. Yes we are an older hotel and we have been here in Alexandria for many years. We are scheduling some renovations this summer and making some improvements. I am sorry about the Spa as that has been closed for over a year and... More 

Bellevue
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We stayed for 8 days and overall the experience was positive. Standard BW type room. The staff really makes the hotel. The front desk is friendly and very helpful. The shuttle drivers are a riot. Always a fun ride especially with Benjamin. The hotel is located in a nice spot and a walk to King St is not too far... More 

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Lee, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Room was clean, but a bit tired looking. A windowpane was cracked and the curtains torn. Also, there were no towel racks by the sink. Towels were hung in the separate room with the tub and toilet making it inconvenient to dry hands. Check in was slow, we arrived at 3:15 and had to wait a half hour for our... More 

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Thank LTT13
Shelby C, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

LTT13, So you were here during tour season. I am glad to hear you had a decent time with us. We are starting some of our renovation this summer so that will take care of that tired look. I also am glad you mention the towel situation. I never thought of it that way but you are right and I... More 

Nellysford, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Good location, rate and easy for transportation. Older property but well kept. Friendly staff and breakfast was satisfactory. We were able to walk to Old Town and not require parking or transportation. Free parking is a big plus in this area.

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Lockport, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Room was clean, staff was friendly. Had some issues with the Internet service going in and out, and the shuttle was not available at some times when we really could have used it. Make sure to clarify the shuttle schedule and availability beforehand if you intend to use the Metro on your trip.

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

Dear jrc_lockport, Thank you so much for taking the time to send in a review regarding your stay with us at Best Western Old Colony Inn. I do understand your frustration with the Internet and I apologize that we had an unexpected outage during your stay. I am so glad we got that fixed. As far as the shuttle goes... More 

Lake Tahoe
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Stayed here on the first night of our vacation. Arrived late. As other reviewers have mentioned, it was not so easy to find in the dark. Was glad that I had studied the map and the "street view" ahead of time. Our room was the furthest from the lobby, and was not a requested "King", but we were too tired... More 

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The Best Western Old Colony Inn in Alexandria is a great place to stay. While it is outside of DC, the Metro takes you right into the city. The hotel has a shuttle that takes you to and from the Metro but the walk is short if you want to walk it.

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

PatriciaS Thank you so much for the review of our hotel. I am so glad you had a good time and enjoyed visiting our Nations Capital area. More 

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