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“Dated comfort” 3 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8751 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309   |  
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Ranked #31 of 49 hotels in Alexandria
Barrie, Canada
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16 hotel reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Dated comfort”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We stayed one night during a visit to the area. Upon check in the staff was very helpful in getting us the name of amenities in the area to make our stay easier. The room was comfortable but dated. It was like walking back into the 80's. The bed was comfortable the shower was huge. We had a kitchenette, so all in all the hotel experience was ok.. The location makes this hotel ideal, however there are several new chains moving into the area so this may become a problem in the future for this hotel. Check out was mildly painful, the man sitting at the desk took a minute to acknowledge me. He was unaware or acted as such that he did not know how to check out using B/W gift cards. thank goodness a woman came from the back and took over the process. SEVERAL minutes later off we went to complete another adventure

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grasonville, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Don't think you will ever know this staff by name, they don't have name tags. Don't try to get a late checkout, its such a huge inconvenience for them and they give you attitude about it. the location isn't bad everything is within minutes away, so that's a positive about it. the rooms were clean and the bed and pillows were great. just staff service was no good.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on a layover with my girlfriend in September. Check in was easy, booked on Expedia, and paid right away, so checkout was easy. Our stay was only one night, but bed was comfy, ac worked perfectly, and there was a fridge! A simple pleasure with hotels nowadays. Overall not bad you might be able to do better a little closer to I-95.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Burlington, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stayed at this Best Western as a stopover on our way home from our destination. It was a bit further from I-95 than we expected and in an urban area. The check in was a little tricky since it took 3 trips to the lobby to get a room key that would open the rooms. Our adjoining rooms were clean and comfortable with parking lot view. The breakfast in a large room on the basement floor had a good selection of waffles. eggs, biscuits, fruits and juices. This is a decent hotel for visiting area attractions.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Augusta, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Staff was courteous and helpful. Room was clean and was nicely decorated. Bed was comfortable. Temperature in degrees could be set on air conditioner and it cycled on and off quietly. Great stay for the price paid.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 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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Philadelphia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Overall very good experience would stay again. if you have to go into DC park at the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station 4.75 per day. Use your GPS for directions Hotel directions were a bit of a challenge--had to stop for directions twice. With GPS it is an easy straight shot to the Metro

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

This hotel was maybe a "get what you pay for" near Mt Vernon where we visited, however, one should be aware of the downfalls. Our room was dated and therefore didn't feel very clean - the drop ceilings in the bathroom and considerable spiderwebs added to the concern. A good deep cleaning of the room is in much need. Although it is a strict "no smoking" establishment, the hallway was very smokey in the morning.

Overall the staff seemed unattentive to both the guests and the property: unclean rooms, remote control with several non-working buttons, did not ask how our stay was upon check out, outdated menus for local delivery restaurants in the room, neglected to hold door open.

It was quiet and a quick five minute drive to Mt Vernon, but there are other nearby hotels that may be better.

Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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Address: 8751 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309
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Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #31 of 49 hotels in Alexandria
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Hotel Class:2 star — BEST WESTERN Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir 2*
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