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“Very good value. Would stay again if in the area. There...” 4 of 5 stars
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Days Inn Alexandria-South
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   6100 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303 (Huntington)   |  
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Ranked #35 of 50 Hotels in Alexandria
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

My children and I stayed at this hotel this past weekend. I honestly must say I was impressed with the cleanliness of my room. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well. I would strongly recommend staying at this hotel if your in the DC area. Breakfast was great as well. The only thing I would recommend is fruit for the breakfast setup. I will return to this hotel.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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daysinn6852, General Manager at Days Inn Alexandria-South, responded to this review, February 20, 2013
I do appreciate your review and hope to see you in the future. As per your suggestion, we will rearrange breakfast setup. Thank you so much.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

I stayed here for 5 nights for the second Obama inauguration. Because of the high demand for hotel rooms in the DC area this was the only place I could find for under $100/night that had a reasonably convenient location.

The place is dingy on the outside and its concrete block construction reminds me of a dorm. The corridors are outside and they were in the process of resurfacing them when I was there. I had a 2-queen room and the room itself was perfectly fine. It had a fridge and microwave, a flat screen TV (though with only SD channels so they didn't look very good), comfy beds, and lots of pillows. Even though it was in the 30's overnight the room was well insulated so I didn't need to constantly run the heater.

The hotel was completely booked because of the inauguration so the hot water quickly ran out in the morning and the housekeeping staff was there all day trying to keep up. The breakfast was adequate with waffles, english muffins, bread, and cereal. But there was no fresh fruit of any kind. They should really add at least bananas and oranges.

The location was great for access to the Metro. There's a shortcut you can take through the neighboring apartment building's parking lot making it about a 15-minute walk. If you have a car you can also drive there in a few minutes. Going south on US 1 there are plenty of restaurants and a Target in case you need to pick anything up.

For the price, I think this was a good value.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Days Inn Alexandria-South

Address: 6100 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22303
Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Huntington
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Alexandria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Days Inn Alexandria-South 2*
Number of rooms: 108
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