Checked in at 10 pm to get a king smoking room. When we realized the phone did not work, there were no ashtrays, and two of the lights did not work, we called the front desk. She told us it was easier to move us than to correct the problems, so she came up with different room keys and put us in another room. We unpacked (AGAIN) and left for dinner, back around 11pm. Though bed was made up, the carpet had not been vacuumed, and ashes and bits of cellophane were on the carpet. Too tired to complain about this at 11pm, we decided to take a shower and go to bed. THEN, we went in bathroom, and urine stains were all over the toilet AND the floor, as well as pubic hair. That was it, we packed up again, left, and by midnight were driving around Alexandria looking for another room for the weekend. We settled for the Hampton Inn, a lovely place! Incidentally, we booked the Radisson through Hotwire, who claims it is a 3-star hotel. Don't believe it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to our New Old Town Alexandria Hotel You'll enjoy a convenient location and top-quality amenities when you stay at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza of Old Town Alexandria. Our hotel is only two miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Located near Washington DC, our Alexandria, VA hotel is in close proximity to many attractions. We're only eight blocks from the shops and historic homes on Old Alexandria's revitalized waterfront. Walking tours of the city of Old Town and Potomac River Cruises of the nation's capital's monuments begin just a few miles from our Alexandria hotel. Our hotel near Washington, DC is also ideal for business travelers because we're a short drive from many corporate offices, like Robbins Gioia, International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Pentagon and the many museums, bureaus and government offices of Washington, DC. We also offer the convenience of eight meeting rooms, a 24-hour business center and high-speed, wireless Internet access. While lodging in Alexandria, Virginia, hotel guests can enjoy a relaxing setting with our fitness center, Sleep Advantage program with new, comfortable beds and spectacular views of the Potomac and city from many rooms. From our hotel restaurant, Chequers, to our complimentary shuttles to the airport, Metro/Subway and King's Street, a convenient stay awaits you at the Old Town Alexandria Crowne Plaza. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Alexandria
- Alexandria Crowne Plaza