Winter Snowstorm 2009: after spending the night stranded between both airports and all flights cancelled the next day....I found a little oasis in Alexandria with a great rate for stranded passengers. Very comfy and quiet room...friendly staff...hot chocolate in the lobby. As comfy as it was, I spent most of my time in their Business Center trying to get home for Christmas while all flights were cancelled.
Finally on Sunday morning the storm broke but there were no taxis anywhere. The concierge at the hotel offered to take 3 of us to National Airport where we would have better luck getting a taxi to Dulles. He even found a taxi driver for me who was willing to mkae the drive. He really went above and beyond to help me.
Thanks to this comfy hotel with the beautiful room and accommodating staff!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Monaco Alexandria, in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, is a luxury boutique hotel with rich design. Discerning travelers will appreciate the sumptuous décor, top-notch service and eclectic sensibility that this Kimpton Hotel provides. The hotel aptly reflects its historically rich surroundings, adding contemporary comforts for a memorable stay near Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon and all of Washington DC’s many attractions. Conveniently adjacent is the exceptional Jackson 20 restaurant. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
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