This was our first time staying at this location. It was one of the best experiences we've had with Marriott. Barring the road contrustuction in the area, the location was exactly what we needed. It was central to everywhere that we had to go which included the entire DMV (DC, MD & VA). The Metro is just a short 5 minute walk over the bridge or they offer a shuttle. Access to Maryland via I-495 was only 5 minutes away and Tysons Corner, Herndon and Gainesville, VA were within 20-25 minutes of driving. The hotel room was nicely furnished and consistently cleaned at a high standard. The hotel restaurant and lounge were very nice, although slightly pricey. The staff was extremely helpful and remembered our name throughout our 10 day stay. The exercise room was our favorite, with just the right amount of equipment and the right type. The view while working out and the equipment with attached tv's is a nice touch too. Parking outside was a litlle limited, but they also offer garage parking, both free. The Wi-Fi actually had a good strong signal throughout the hotel. The hotel also offers guest laundry facilities which was extermely convenient for our length of stay.
The only drawbacks during our stay was the door handle to our room, which took several attempts to open each time and the lack of a pool on site. Less than two miles away on Eisenhower Ave. there is a waterpark and miniature golf course which is very nice for a family outing. Also, about a mile in the other direction there is the Hoffman Theater with multiple screens, several restaurants, Cold Stone Creamery and the Metro. The next exit down I-495 (Rte 1) offers all the restaurants and shopping that you can imagine in Olde Town Alexandria and access to the waterfront.
Overall great stay! Highly recommended.
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- Courtyard Alexandria
- Alexandria Courtyard
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