We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7 Alexandria B&Bs / inns

Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast

Save Saved
You added Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast to your Saves list
501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
Hotel amenities
Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast
Ranked #2 of 7 Alexandria B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Alexandria
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

51 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    45
    5
    0
    0
    1
See reviews for
7
34
1
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (13)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
There are newer reviews for Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast
See the most recent reviews
Nashville, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast would always be my first choice when visiting the DC area in the future!!! The Nagle's are great hosts and their place feels like home. Chet has so many wonderful stories to tell and I can't wait to read his books. Dorothy has decorated her home with so many fascinating pieces of art that I could... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edwardsville, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

The Peake-Fairfax House was the perfect accommodation for my recent trip to DC with my wife, my twin brother and his wife to celebrate our 60th Birthday. The hospitality shown to us by the Nagle family was top notch. The accommodations were warm, friendly and home-like. We were treated like members of the family and/or old long lost friends. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

I was attending an architectural convention. My wife is from Virginia came with me. We found the Peake-Fairfax House the perfect location for each of us. I could catch the Metro for downtown DC and she could explore Old Town Alexandria. The location met those goals. But the experience exceeded them. The house was just great. According to the Nagles,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

If you have an appreciation for homes from the early 1800’s Federal period, then you will find the Peake-Fairfax house to be something very special and with great character. It is larger than you might expect, nicely restored and beautifully appointed. Dorothy Nagle had been an art dealer so you will find much to enjoy including a large 17th century... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Port Gentil, Gabon
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

It all began when we decided to spend Christmas back in the US in a "nice" place, not in some routine hotel. We found Peake-Fairfax B&B on the internet and began corresponding. Our first pleasant surprise was that they would take us into their family home for two-plus weeks right through the holidays. But as soon as we arived we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Orono, Maine
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Stayed for a week and we had a wonderful time. Location was perfect, right in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, and within walking distance to both a free trolley and the train. The house is a restored colonial that is decorated beautifully. The owners Dot and Chet were the perfect hosts, charming and accommodating. We felt welcome in their... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, MD
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

My mom, sisters and I spent this past weekend at the Peake-Fairfax House to celebrate my baby sister's 50th birthday, and I must say, it was spectacular! The home is beautiful, the Nagle family is wonderful, friendly and welcoming, and the town of Alexandria is gorgeous! We were just a block from the main shopping thoroughfare of King Street, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ohio
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

We had a wonderful time celebrating our 5th anniversary with the Nagles!! The house is beautifully decorated and loaded with charm. Great location in Alexandria. Their hospitality was greatly appreciated--they even made our anniversary dinner reservation at a local French restaurant. The Nagles provided a delicious breakfast each day, and they were sure to provide food that was safe for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Dorothy and Chet Nagle's restored colonial home is a perfecf place to stay near WA, DC and to enjoy the surrounding countryside. Every room is beautifully appointed. The location just one block off King Street is close to all the main Old Town sites and access to the free trolley to Metro. Their suggestions for restaurants and places to see... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
East Anglia
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Beautiful home in a fabulous location. Beautiful town to walk around & within easy reach of the metro for Washington. We stayed in the Poetry suite which had the most comfortable bed! The hosts Dorothy and Chet went out of their way to make our stay the most memorable.It is obviously such a happy family home that it shines through.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Peake-Fairfax House Bed&Breakfast

Address: 501 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

10 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Alexandria with
any amenities