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Old Town

Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-862-5817
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Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“king street” (429 reviews)
“free trolley” (189 reviews)
Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-862-5817
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Some good shops, stops, and restaurants. A nice place to stay (we liked the Subway close Lorien) while touring DC...out of the city but Metro close. The waterfront is "OK" but a launching point to Mt. Vernon. Cemetery and church worth visiting if you have...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed June 26, 2015

I parked and walked up and down the streets for a close encounter with the historic buildings. Found slave markets, Lee's boyhood home, cobbled streets and museums.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed June 25, 2015

I purposely chose the Old Town area to move to coming from Chicago. So far I have had a lot of fun and King St. is downright charming with its colonial feel and all the little shops and bars and restaurants to pop into. Now...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love Alexandria so much. If you are around the Washington DC area, you should definitely go to Alexandria as it is beautiful! A soft stroll down to the waterfront, looking at history along the way…. quaint little buildings, you feel the history pouring out...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

This is a very relaxing town. There is a lot of small shops and restaurants and it is peaceful. Do not forget to take the trolley cuz it will take you down the old town for free

Thank Jomama_Fosho
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Cobblestone sidewalks, brick colonial townhouses, closes, fun things to buy and eat, always seems festive. We have been there during several Christmases and New Years' celebrations and the place always seems to sparkle. It gets crowded at times, but the crowds all seem to be...More

Thank mellowcellist
Reviewed June 24, 2015

I had the pleasure of living in Old Town Alexandria for 3 years and what a delight that was. Fantastic restaurants, wonderful shops, very interesting historic buildings and such a great atmosphere. The history of the town is amazing...it is George Washington's old stomping ground...More

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed June 24, 2015

arts and crafts festival, band playing in the town at the square, very festive and upbeat place, loads of taverns and shops

Thank Jane A
Reviewed June 24, 2015

I've lived in Old Town, and worked there since moving back to the area, and it still is delightful. Nice restaurants and shops. Tavernas Cretekous is a marvelous restaurant, as is Tapas, as is Genarios, and there are a bunch of smaller places, coffee shops...More

Thank Bruce A
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Free shuttle from the metro stop down to the waterfront, where you can catch a water taxi across the Potomac to National Harbor.

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Response from SculptableDesign | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Monaco is wonderfully classic and quaint! They also have an attached restaurant with a stellar menu and elite customer service. Definitely my recommendation!!
February 21, 2017|
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Response from Amicthelldc | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is it runs from 10am till 10pm daily every 15 mins
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Response from 15Sunshine15 | Reviewed this property |
All of the restaurants and bars will be open and some of the shops will still be open after 6 pm. If the weather is nice, it is very pleasant to walk around and to see the historic houses and to walk down to the water. Old... More