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Morrison House, Autograph Collection

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116 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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#7 of 53 hotels in Alexandria
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A rich literary heritage permeates our luxury hotel in Alexandria, VA, built in the style of a Federalist mansion that blends seamlessly into the surrounding historic Old Town neighborhood. We’ve intentionally created a retreat more formal than our Alexandria neighbors with sophisticated spaces that are balanced by friendly, approachable service. Our elegant, recently refreshed decor and top-rate amenities inspire hotel guests to feel right at home. Like a favorite book, Morrison House nourishes the soul. Welcome Home.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Parking garage
Wifi
Paid internet
Breakfast in the room
Wine / champagne
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Housekeeping
Safe
Iron
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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carol-nabil K wrote a review Jul 2021
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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The front desk manager was so kind and helpful. Sam made the visit a real pleasure. The room was comfortable and very clean. I found that this hotel was more like a visit to a home.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Maggie wrote a review Jun 2021
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I stayed at this property for three nights. The location is excellent. The room was small but I expected as such for an old hotel. The room was also clean. The AC/Heating unit was very loud. Loud enough so that I couldn't sleep. On the last day I set the temperature very low while out and turned it off during the night. But it was a warm weekend and it got uncomfortable over night. I suggest bringing ear plugs. The restaurants were closed. Grab and Go breakfasts were offered as were coffee and tea. I felt like water and juices could have been offered as well. A little more effort would have gone a long way. It was recommended that hotel guests go to the Alexandrian about a block away for full service. Although not totally a bad experience, for an Autograph hotel I expected more.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Deb G wrote a review May 2021
Allentown, Pennsylvania113 contributions126 helpful votes
We spent one night at the charming Morrison House. Our room was comfortable (though not large which is to be expected in older properties), lovely, quiet and included robes (which I always appreciate). For an older property, our bathroom was nicely updated. We stayed on the top, fifth floor, and had a good night's sleep. We appreciated the hotel's valet parking service. The hotel's location is excellent, about a half-block from the main street with numerous dining options. We wished that we could have spent another night in Alexandria to enjoy its charming, dining scene. One note: We initially drove by the hotel, ignoring our GPS, not realizing that the hotel's main entrance does not face Alfred street. Instead, a side of the property runs along Alfred Street, so we mistook the hotel for an office building at first. The hotel's entrance is on a smaller, brick street perpendicular to Alfred. When visiting Alexandria in the future, we definitely will consider staying here again.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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judith b wrote a review Mar 2021
New York City, New York37 contributions42 helpful votes
We received so much help from Ariel. She carried our heavy luggage, gave us good restaurant suggestions and made us feel at home. She helped us with breakfast. There was wine available in the lovely sitting room fro 5 to 7 pm.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Bear H wrote a review Feb 2021
Williamsburg, Virginia1292 contributions482 helpful votes
OK- Here we go! * Been a Marriott Titanium elite member for a long time- very loyal to the Marriott brand. *This was a Sat nite stay- hotels have a different character on the weekends> --- The good: - The lady on the front desk, also she was the bartender and did the valet parking- Very upbeat and an excellent example of a welcoming employee --- Location is within 1/2 block of King St which has some 10 restaurants per block all up and down the street. Plenty of places to dine. The Morrison House has closed their dining room. --- On this Sat they had free wine for a couple hours for their guests. --- The room was very nice with a comfortable bed on the 5th floor --- The walk- in shower was excellent- thanks for no bathtub!! * The not so good --- The greeter/doorman was hiding behind the door- you pull up in the ally and unless you know where to go, the hunt begins.- You climb the steps- about 10 or so, check in, go get you own luggage and cart it too your room- NOT UP TO AUTOGRAPH STANDARDS- AND I READ THIS PROBLEM GOING BACK TO 2018.- Fix this! --- You are in the center of Alexandria- the room windows are not soundproof and you can expect to be awaken by the emergency vehicle noises- probably a couple times a nite --- Remember this is a weekend- So you will have fellow travelers who like to stay out late and adjust their voice volume to match their beverage intake. They will also wake you a couple times in the evening- The room door isn't soundproof and has about a 2-3 inch gap between the carpet and the door- Lets in the noise. Also the automatic door closers slam the doors unless the guest helps reduce the SLAM So, next time in to Alexandria will stay at another Marriott property.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Response from Wilson Garcia, Guest Services / Front Office at Morrison House, Autograph Collection
Responded Feb 15, 2021
Dear Bear H, Thank you for taking the time to share about your experience with us during your recent stay. We are thrilled to hear that you found our front desk agent to be an excellent example of a welcoming employee, thank you! Also, it is good to know that our complimentary wine hour is being enjoyed by our valued guests. I am glad to know that the room was comfortable and the walk-in shower was excellent, but I understand the frustration with noise levels in and around the property. For this, I sincerely apologize. We do our best to ensure everyone has a memorable experience exactly like nothing else, and we fell short. We will be sure to use your feedback, especially about the ambient noise from the non-soundproof windows, the slamming automatic doors, and the noise-level of other guests, into serious consideration as we continue to grow and learn to become the best property we can be. We understand these are unusual times, and we thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your loyalty as a Titanium Elite Marriott Bonvoy member. We do hope you will consider giving us another try in the future. Please feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. Stay warm and healthy! Respectfully, Wilson Nathan Garcia Front Office Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$146 - $424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
morrison hotel kimpton
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Morrison House
LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaAlexandriaOld Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
45
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Frequently Asked Questions about Morrison House, Autograph Collection
Which popular attractions are close to Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Nearby attractions include Escape Room Live Alexandria (0.04 miles), Alexandria's Christ Church (0.1 miles), and Escape Quest (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, meeting rooms, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Conveniently located restaurants include Old House Cosmopolitan, Le Refuge Restaurant, and Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro.
Is Morrison House, Autograph Collection located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Alexandria.
Are any cleaning services offered at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Morrison House, Autograph Collection offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Morrison House, Autograph Collection?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Town (0.4 miles), Alexandria's Christ Church (0.1 miles), and Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial (3.3 miles).