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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We needed somewhere to stay in Washington with parking which is difficult to find without paying a fortune to park so we opted for this hotel just outside at Alexandria. Location worked well, the hotel shuttle will drop you at the local metro station, if they remember to tell the driver you want to use the shuttle, and it is...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Window pain in my room was falling out. Bloody fingerprint on the wall. Had NO hot water for 2 out of 3 days. Also our rooms every were not cleaned uniting after 4pm. In my parents room their bathroom fan didn't work and was never fixed while we were there. Also their bathtub was leaking into the carpeted area causing...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Front desk staff was nice, room was clean, though it did not have a microwave snack center had a microwave that could be used 24/7. Breakfast was great. Fresh food, cereals, eggs, yogurt and juices. Small quaint hotel, not the fanciest but the name describes it. For the price couldn't have asked for better.

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Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have 3 criteria I use to judge lodging. Bed, shower, and coffee. Best Western Old Colony Inn was excellent on all three! We both slept GREAT! Sometimes hotel beds SEEM comfortable at first, but once you are in there for a while, you toss and turn, and wake-up all night...not here. The shower was hot with good pressure and...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night before a flight. If you have a morning flight, you'll need to find your own transportation as their shuttle service starts at 7 am and ends at 9 pm. The service was great, but the rooms could use some updates. The beds were comfortable, but it would have been nice if the room was...

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My go too spot. They always provide excellent service. They provide a shuttle for my interests in downtown; the driver was super and when I want to return back to the Inn, I just call for pickup...wonderful. And they have free parking. How good is that??? Bathroom needs some updating.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this Best Western recently on a business trip. I was pleasantly surprised. For an older hotel, this was very clean and had an excellent staff to help. It was close to the King St. area, so dinner options were nearby. Plenty of parking on site.

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Chattanooga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent shuttle service to and from DCA and the metro subway system. Hot, all you can eat, breakfast every morning, assorted items. Clean rooms and great beds. Staff exceptional. Within walking distance to many stores, restaurants, and historic sites in old town Alexandria. A hidden gem waiting for you to discover it.

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Wil L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Greetings Ken T, Thank you for your kind review! We’re thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us, enjoyed your clean room, and found our breakfast the perfect way to start your day. We can’t wait to welcome you back the next time you are in the area. Kindest Regards, Wil Laura

Tampa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location - literally 5/10 minutes from Reagan Airport. Hotel has a courtesy shuttle that can take you to and from the airport as well as to the Metro Station and to downtown Alexandria. Breakfast is excellent - lots of choices (eggs, sausage, pastries, waffles, cereal). Hotel front desk was very helpful and friendly. All in all, a great little...

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Wil L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Hello P J, We’re delighted you found our location perfect for your trip. Not to toot our own horn but we have to agree with you with regard to our location; it’s perfect! We’re walking distance to the metro, Old Town Alexandria, as well as a short drive to our Nation’s capital. We look forward to welcoming back, and promise...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on our last night in the US, not wanting to be in Washington & to be fairly handy for Dulles. The staff were all most accommodating & there was a sense of pride in this hotel. We availed of the courtesy bus into old town Alexandria which is charming & enjoyed a meal in The Wharf. Clearly,...

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Wil L, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn, responded to this review

Hello Emmaajane135, We’re glad you saved the best for last on your last day in the US =) Being such a small hotel (49 rooms), our team truly sees our Inn as their home away from home where our guests are house guests versus hotel guests; I’m thrilled to see you felt we succeeded. We hope your overall trip to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn

Address: 1101 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-5352
Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
Price Range: $76 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Best Western Old Colony Hotel Alexandria
Best Western Alexandria
Alexandria Best Western
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#20 Family Hotel in Alexandria
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“All the rooms are old and beat up.”
 of 5 bubbles 90steve52, 4 days ago | Read review
“Make sure you let the check in desk know if you need handicap bathroom with bars around the tub. The handicap lift needs to be updated.”
 of 5 bubbles payob, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“ask for main floor room if you have trouble with stairs”
 of 5 bubbles colann76, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“No elevator but we didn't have a lot of luggage, so no problem.”
 of 5 bubbles SZumbo, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here until it has been refurbished!”
 of 5 bubbles saucon, Jun 7, 2016 | Read review
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