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Reviewed April 5, 2015

The Best Western Old Colony Inn was the perfect choice for us. The property is on the older side but has been well cared for through the years. The room was both comfortable and clean, the location convenient, and the price far and reasonable for the value received. The staff also were friendly and helpful. We greatly appreciated the free...

Thank Laura B
Shelby C, General Manager at Old Colony Inn Alexandria, responded to this review

Laura B, I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review your stay. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. I appreciate your comments and hope to see you again the next time you come to the DC area.

San Francisco, United States
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Located in Historic Alexandria, this hotel is 10 minutes away from Washington Reagan Airport . Walking distance to walk along the Potomac River and restaurants especially on King Street. Coffee and water available all day after a long day discovering the sights of Washington DC or a hearty meal at the restaurants closeby, The staff is friendly and were helpful.

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Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

The room was clean. The parking was free. The breakfast was unimpressive. My main complaint is the horrible shower. The water pressure was ok, but there were several bursts of extremely hot water...very uncomfortable.

Thank Rebecca S
Shelby C, General Manager at Old Colony Inn Alexandria, responded to this review

Rebecca S, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your stay. I do apologize for the water burst in your shower and I am having it looked into to see what we can do to get this regulated. Thank you again and I hope you come back to see us again.

Sandstone, Minnesota
Reviewed March 27, 2015

for a busy city location this was a good choice,rates reasonable for DC, breakfast started at 6:30 so too late for us to eat there and catch our plane, rooms were not fancy but clean, simple bathroom, check-in lady was on the slow side but pleasant

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

You can walk 15 minutes south on Washington St and arrive at King St which is full of amenities. The room is basic but at least clean and with nice bedding. It is easy to miss as you drive by since its architecture blends into surrounding residential buildings. Overall it offers a good value for price. I would use again.

Thank Karen J
Shelby C, General Manager at Old Colony Inn Alexandria, responded to this review

Karen J, Thank you for taking time to give us a review. I am so glad you had a good stay with us here in Alexandria, VA. Hope you come back and visit the Old Town area again and stay with us here at the Best Western Old Colony Inn.

Port Townsend WA, United States
Reviewed March 22, 2015

My stay was mostly satisfactory. An extra blanket would have been helpful. The shuttle was limited in time and capacity so that making a scheduled meeting could be difficult and returning from a evening out was out of the question. What surprised me was that the hotel is in a residential area so walking was out of the equation either...

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Shelby C, General Manager at Old Colony Inn Alexandria, responded to this review

Harriet S, So glad you took the time to give us a review. I am happy you had a good time while staying with us. I am sorry that our shuttle was rather busy during your stay. Hope you come back again when you are in the area.

Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nothing fancy. Room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The place is older and the rooms could use some updating and better craftsmanship. The hotel offers free breakfast and free parking which is a plus for the area. Breakfast offerings were sufficient.

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Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was fortunate to book this hotel via Groupon Getaways and have absolutely no regrets. It's your basic hotel but there are so many positives. The beds were comfortable. I arrived the day before the last snow storm of 2015 and it was c-c-cold and the room temperature was comfortable my entire stay. I really appreciated the complimentary shuttle to...

Thank Nikki A
Newport News, Virginia
Reviewed March 1, 2015

Check-in was a bit slow. The room was a good size and felt relatively clean. The beds were comfortable. The room had a DVD player which is usually not found in a hotel room. The bathroom was a moderate size, but could use a little updating. The room directory said they had a free "24 hour open kitchen" that supplied...

Thank 1Jaybee1
Sioux Falls, United States
Reviewed February 17, 2015

I loved this hotel, it wasn't high scale fabulous but great for the price. Very clean and cute both inside and out. The staff were overall extremely friendly and helpful. I would love to visit again, and great location to get to Old Town downtown, about 5 minutes away.

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Thank Andrea M
Shelby C, General Manager at Old Colony Inn Alexandria, responded to this review

Andrea M Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your stay. Really appreciate hearing from you and hope you come back to visit us soon.

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

Additional Information about Old Colony Inn Alexandria

Address: 1101 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314-5352 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Old Colony Inn)
Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
Price Range: $122 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Old Colony Inn Alexandria 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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“First floor, no elevator but there is a wheelchair lift”
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“No noise on second floor”
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“All the rooms are old and beat up.”
90steve52, Dec 4, 2016 | 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.”
payob, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“ask for main floor room if you have trouble with stairs”
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