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“A very comfortable hotel in an old (but very interesting) town” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hilton Alexandria Old Town

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Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Ranked #7 of 54 Hotels in Alexandria
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A very comfortable hotel in an old (but very interesting) town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2011

Given the facade, I thought this hotel was going to be old and worn. So I was pleasantly surprised to find it clean, spacious and modern. It also has a great location, right next to the metro - convenient when going into DC to see the sights without bringing the car (traffic can be a nightmare). The hotel is also along King St where there are lots of interesting antique shops, restaurants, etc.

Staff was friendly, the local town was a delight. I will definitely come back here again.

  • Stayed April 2011
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, April 14, 2011
MiKiSMLA - I always thought our brick stature on the corner of the block looks intimidating and not worn but interesting feedback. We renovated a few years ago to a more modern look and I am really glad you enjoyed the superb location, we thank you for staying with us and we look forward to your return! Have a great week!
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Charlotte, NC, USA
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332 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2011

We were visiting DC and chose this hotel for the convenience of the metro. We were not disappointed. The Hilton is even more convenient than we anticipated. It is immediately across a side street from the King Street Metro Station; which is only two stops from Reagan National Airport and 30 minutes from the center of DC.

The rooms were nice sized and very clean. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast at the in-house restaurant was a good start for the the day. And while the room rate was certainly not inexpensive, it was very reasonable when looking at comparable options in DC.

One nice surprise was the free Alexandria Old Town Trolley service that runs the length of King Street. We used this on a few occasions during our stay to access the dinner and shopping options near the Alexandria waterfront.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, April 11, 2011
Tarheelblue89 - Thanks for giving us the opportunity to host you here and for the kind feedback! We look forward to your return!
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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2011

Stayed here multiple times in the past and being a loyal HHonors member, I must say this is my favorite Hilton Brand Hotel. Clean, Great Staff, Convienent to the Metro -- can't ask for much more. 7 Story Hotel directly across the street from the King Street Metro Station for the Blue & Yellow Lines. Very clean property inside and out, renovations were on-going during my stay in the immed. lobby area. Starbucks located directly outside elevator bank, and room key is needed to go up to you're room on the elevator (gives you a sense of security). I requested a room on the upper floor facing the railroad tracks... To all the folks who complain about the noise of the trains - seriously, I've stayed in hotels directly next to the train tracks - while you can hear the train going by - it's more of a relaxing sound than bothersome... Great Views of the Metro and CSX Mainline, numerous Amtrak & Virginia Railway Express trains can be seen directly from you're room. Room was very comfortable, Bed wasn't a problem in my case. Numerous channels available - LCD TV's. There is a small indoor pool available to guests... Hotel staff very friendly - note of gratitude to the Waiter - Danny in the hotel resturant for breakfast. Next time I'm in the DC Area, I'll be sure to return to the Hilton Old Town Alexandria.

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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with family
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Evanston
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2011

Large and comfortable rooms that are clean and modern, although the bed was too soft for my comfort. The hotel is next to a metro stop and located on King Street, which allows for easy access to the shops and sites of Old Town- the wharf is a 20-30 minute walk away.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, April 8, 2011
Evanston_Jeff - Thanks for staying with us. We have new beds but some say they are hard and some say they are soft! Can't win them all but thanks for the kind feedback! Come back and see us real soon.
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Amarillo, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2011

As a Hilton Diamond it is obvious I like Hilton hotels. I chose this hotel becuase it had the right rate on short notice. I normally stay at the Embassy Suites in Crystal City but alas they could not provide me the rate I needed. This hotel is immaculate. The staff is courtious and attentive. The restaraunt is average but adequate for a hotel restaraunt. Nice feature is that is literally right next to the King St Metro Station. I can get on and be at my meeting in downtown DC in 15 minutes. I would have given it a 5 except the beds are like concrete. I did not sleep well at all. Also no concierge reception. I'm back next week. I will stay at Embassy Suites that trip.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank EdIsOnTheRoadAgain
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, April 8, 2011
Edisontheroadagain - Thanks for the kind feedback and for giving us a try! Our beds are fairly new so they may just need a little breaking in! We are working on a concierge concept but most likely won't get something done until late 2011 or early 2012! Travel safely and come back and see us!
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Montgomery, Alabama
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292 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2011

Very convenient to Old Alexandria, Reagan National and metro. In fact literally next door to metro and amtrak station. you can hear trains leaving all teh time - not terribly loud - but noticeable for those of us not used to inner city noises. nice rooms, nice staff, nice meeting rooms

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ALtraveler64
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, March 21, 2011
Altraveler64, thanks for the feedback, the trains are a convenience and a challenge. If the train noise is an issue for you then next time when you come to town see if the desk has a room on the backside of the building, this may eliminate this problem for you. We'd love to have you back! Have a productive and an enjoyable week!
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Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2011

What a great hotel - it takes just a few minutes to get there on the metro from National Airport, and the metro stop is right across the street from the hotel. The hotel is very nice - the rooms were large and clean, the lobby was nice, the Starbucks in the lobby was great, and the restaurant in the hotel was wonderful. The hotel is within walking distance of all kinds of stuff. Loved it and can't wait to go back!

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Kbrockway, General Manager at Hilton Alexandria Old Town, responded to this review, March 21, 2011
Thanks for a great review and we look forward to seeing you again! Look for the new buy specials at the front desk next time you check in! Have a great week!
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Property: Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Address: 1767 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2720
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Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#5 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#12 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#15 Family Hotel in Alexandria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hilton Alexandria Old Town 4*
Number of rooms: 252
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Convenient to Washington DC, the Hilton Alexandria Old Town is located on historic King Street in charming Old Town Alexandria, VA. Grab a cup of coffee at Starbucks, located in the lobby, before heading to the adjacent King Street Metro station to visit downtown Washington DC, Georgetown and Alexandria attractions. Take advantage of the onsite business center and Wi-Fi or squeeze in a workout at our fitness center. Enjoy a delicious meal at our KingStreet Tavern. ... more   less 
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