Stayed for 2 nights in May 2013 for my wedding anniversary. The room was clean and the furnishings were up to date. The bathroom fixtures appeared to have been updated, but the tub was not updated. Great location. The staff was friendly and helpful. They took the time to explain the metro system to us...since this was our first time using the system. Our parking was free and we paid the rate that included free breakfast. Our room was on the 4th floor, facing metro. We did not hear any noise from the street or metro. The hotel is very convenient to the metro, less than 5 min walk. 20-25 min metro ride into DC. They have a shuttle, but it does not have a regular operating schedule, so you can't really depend on the shuttle. There are a couple of restaurants that are also less than a 5 min walk as well as a movie theater. I would definitely stay at this location again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle welcomes each guest to its convenient location off the Capital Beltway / I-95. Our charming, full-service hotel is just a block from the Metro for fast & easy travel to Old Town Alexandria, Reagan International Airport (DCA) & the Washington, DC area. This hotel's location in Alexandria, VA pleases travelers who want the excitement of a big-city vacation & a friendly neighborhood atmosphere. Alexandria is minutes from popular DC attractions like the Smithsonian Museums, the Lincoln Memorial & George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens. Head to the historic waterfront in Old Town Alexandria to stroll cobblestone streets or dine in a historic tavern. This Alexandria hotel is ideal for corporate travelers. We're near Michael Baker Engineering, Hoffman Town Center, the US Patent &Trademark Office and other businesses in the DC area. We offer FREE local shuttle service and FREE parking to all guests to save money on travel costs. We offer ample meeting space, free high-speed, wireless Internet access & a 24-hour Business Center. Our quality amenities make us a standout among hotels in Alexandria, VA. After a day of sightseeing, slip into the heated, indoor pool to unwind or work out in the Fitness Center; then enjoy a cocktail & appetizers at Bistro Eighteen90. You'll be charmed by historic Alexandria & this hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Alexandria Sw Eisenhower Ave Hotel Alexandria
- Holiday Inn Telegraph Rd
- Alexandria Holiday Inn