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“Odd Parking but Good Hotel” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hampton Inn Alexandria - Old Town/King Street Metro

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Hampton Inn Alexandria - Old Town/King Street Metro
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1616 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)   |  
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Ranked #19 of 50 Hotels in Alexandria
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Odd Parking but Good Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Typical Hampton Inn. Good breakfast and small but comfortable and very clean rooms. I was reminded of small-town European two-star hotels I have stayed in. The below-ground parking is odd (you have to go around the block), but once you figure it all out, it's actually very convenient. There is direct access to the (free) King Street trolley, which runs until 10 PM. Only discordant note: had a difficult time getting towels after the clean-up crew left us short. That said, the staff is very pleasant and accommodating.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

convenient to all state and federal courts and lots of great restaurants; secure;staff very friendly; clean; average breakfast; fitness facilities very much below average; computers in business center could not print emails properly.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Had a great time at this hotel. it is on King Street and within walking distant to the Metro and Amtrak station. There is a Capital Bikes kiosk close by and many restaurants. There is also a free trolley that runs up and down King street.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Southampton, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Thought for the price the place was a little dreary inside. It needs some updating. Located in Alexandria but quite a few blocks from the main downtown area. Great access to the metro. The service was friendly and it was clean. The breakfast was good.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Baltimore, Maryland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is a wonderful place to stay. Convenient to everything. The free trolley service is just outside the door . The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing I was not happy about was the charge to park in the hotels parking garage. If you are paying for a room and the hotel has a garage it should be available for use at no additional charge . We did discover (too late) that you can get a free street parking voucher from the visitors center. Next time I may save my $15 (per day) Hampton Inn parking fee and try my luck at street parking.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cleveland, Ohio
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71 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel is on King Street near the Metro Station. It is a nice stroll down King Street past many shops and restaurants to the heart of Old Town. The hotel is clean and the staff is courteous and very helpful. The room is well appointed. I found the bed to be a bit too firm for me.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Hampton Inn hotels are fine, they're clean, well run and have all the agreeable little touches you'd expect from a major hotel chain - soap plus shower gel, mouthwash, plenty of towels, etc. The rooms are well appointed, free internet, comfortable beds etc. What's not to like? The breakfast, that's what. I will never stay at a Hampton Inn again until they improve their below-standard breakfast. Everything is served in annoying little plastic containers with plastic knives and forks. Instead of crispy bacon and fluffy scrambled eggs you get their microwaved omelette-style extrusion with greasy sausage-style hockey pucks. Er, no thanks. All I could stomach was a banana and yoghurt. The coffee isn't bad, I have to admit but otherwise the Hampton Inn breakfast sucks big time. Btw, this is not based on just this hotel, I stayed at another HI in Virginia Beach a few months ago and it is the same - very disappointing breakfast.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1616 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#14 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#20 Business Hotel in Alexandria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn Alexandria - Old Town/King Street Metro 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rich traditional decor, seasonal outdoor pool on 2nd floor courtyard setting, brick/block - Historic Old Town. ... more   less 
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