I think this is an older hotel, but the rooms are up to date with great furnishing and an excellent bed. My only complaint about the room was a noisy and erratic heater/air conditioner. If I stayed more than one night I might have changed rooms.
As an IHG Priority Club member you get a goody bag, free internet and a free breakfast. That's a good thing, but I wonder why they don't offer free parking in their spacious garage area? They want to charge you $20 a day, $15 if you're a member. I can appreciate that the hotels on King St charge for parking, but the Crowne Plaza is several blocks away. Free parking would be a great incentive to stay there.
Overall, it's the room that counts, and this room was spacious, comfortable and worth the price when compared to others in the area.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to our New Old Town Alexandria Hotel You'll enjoy a convenient location and top-quality amenities when you stay at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza of Old Town Alexandria. Our hotel is only two miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Located near Washington DC, our Alexandria, VA hotel is in close proximity to many attractions. We're only eight blocks from the shops and historic homes on Old Alexandria's revitalized waterfront. Walking tours of the city of Old Town and Potomac River Cruises of the nation's capital's monuments begin just a few miles from our Alexandria hotel. Our hotel near Washington, DC is also ideal for business travelers because we're a short drive from many corporate offices, like Robbins Gioia, International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Pentagon and the many museums, bureaus and government offices of Washington, DC. We also offer the convenience of eight meeting rooms, a 24-hour business center and high-speed, wireless Internet access. While lodging in Alexandria, Virginia, hotel guests can enjoy a relaxing setting with our fitness center, Sleep Advantage program with new, comfortable beds and spectacular views of the Potomac and city from many rooms. From our hotel restaurant, Chequers, to our complimentary shuttles to the airport, Metro/Subway and King's Street, a convenient stay awaits you at the Old Town Alexandria Crowne Plaza. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Alexandria
- Alexandria Crowne Plaza