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SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
Ranked #9 of 54 Hotels in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 July 2014

My husband and I stayed here on a recent trip to DC. Great location for people traveling to DC. It was close enough to see everything but away enough to get away from it as well. Very nice hotel. Love that they have a separate sink/toilet and sink/shower. Gives you extra space. Also hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to area restaurants ad well as subway. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the DC area.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2014

Thank you for your feedback! We are delighted to hear you have a wonderful stay. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 16 July 2014

The hotel was new, clean, conveniently located (about 3 miles from the action on King St), and the workers at the hotel, right down to the maid service, were super friendly. They offered a shuttle to the Metro station (Eisenhower-yellow line) which helped us access DC without having to drive. Free breakfast was typical... unspectacular, but sufficient. No lounge (in case you like to have a night cap), but they sold beer and snacks and you were allowed to lounge in the lobby area if you so desired. Overall, a pleasant experience and we would use them again. One complaint would be that the hotel is difficult to locate at first (due to sign ordinances in Old Town). I would suggest using your GPS at least at the beginning of your stay. In case you have children, I noticed that there was a water park right down the road (may be a nice option on a hot summer day).

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Our hotel staff strives to provide unparalleled services and memorable experiences to all our guests. I apologize that your stay was anything less than flawless. Thank you for bringing these details to our attention. It allows us to improve and I have shared your feedback with our leadership.

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stayed at this Springhill Suites in the past, and returned. That should say something.

It's got a strange layout. It's first floor is up some stairs. The check-in was quick. We got to our room quickly. We stayed there four days, and enjoyed it.

The location is not within walking distance of Old Town, but there is a shuttle to take you there. If you need to go to the Metro, there is a Metro stop about .75 mile from the hotel. There is a large pay parking area, and some meters. It's actually not a bad walk.

Each room has a small microwave and a frig.

The workout room was pretty decent. However, there is no pool. There is a water park less than a mile away, but there is no hotel pool.

My only complaint is that whoever painted the lines for parking must have been painting them for motorcycles. The spaces are very narrow.

Will we stay again? Yes. It's a good hotel.

Room Tip: There isn't a scenic view unless you enjoy looking at the Metro trains.
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Brian_of_Cleveland
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

The hotel is conveniently located .7 miles from the Eisenhower Metro station which is located across from the Hoffman Center. Here you can find seven different restaurant options and a movie theater. Our complimentary shuttle service can quickly transport our guests upon request daily until 10:45PM. Hope this information will help for your next visit to the area. Thank you again for staying with us!

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Stayed here a week while my husband had business in the area. Had a king suite with fold out which worked well for our teen daughter. Free breakfast was good, lots of toppings for oatmeal was nice. Free wifi worked great the whole time. Enjoyed having free Wall Street Journal and USA Today as well. Free parking was much appreciated.
Staff was very friendly, especially Peter Gomez who checked us in the first night. He was helpful and knowledgeable about restaurants and area transportation. He was genuine and engaging. Seemed to enjoy his job and took plenty of time to make sure we had all our questions answered. He set the tone for our whole stay.
Free shuttle to metro was very helpful. Tip- if you are going to use Metro buy a plastic SmarTrip card instead of paper. It costs $2 but each trip on Metro using a paper card has a $1 surcharge. You can buy a SmarTrip card at machines in the station.
We took the Metro into DC several days easily and took in the monuments and memorials. Of special interest was the Newseum, an incredible news media related museum. Kids are free all summer and we spent a whole day there. A LOT to see and do.
We also discovered a fun cheese and wine restaurant called Cheesetique in Del Ray, a charming neighborhood in Alexandria. They have all kinds of cheese and wine, plus killer grilled cheese, etc. try the special one on cranberry walnut bread. It was amazing!
The only down side of this hotel was that the air conditioner in our room blew cold air right on one side of the bed. Inconvenient but not a big deal.
Overall this hotel offered us a great value for our time in Alexandria. We would stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

We pride ourselves on our personalized service, and we are delighted that you were able to experience this first hand. I am very glad that you and an amazing time with us and that we were able to make your stay a memorable one! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Was very pleaded with this hotel. No charge for parking or wifi & free breakfast. Staff very friendly & helpful. Close to everything, they have a shuttle that takes you to the Metro.
the breakfast was okay they need to thing about putting another toaster one toaster & it backs up when everybody comes down. Waffles are frozen would be nice to have a waffle machine. Coffee is god & available 24/7. They keep everything filled & dining room is clean.
You can park in the garage or outside. Rooms are clean & beds comfortable. Shower is separate from toilet which is nice. Would say there again. Hotel is off 95 but rooms are quite.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank spikeboy
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Thank you for choosing the SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town SW, for your first visit to the Alexandria area. I am thrilled that it was a success! Also, thank you for pointing out our great services! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

I had never been here before and based my visit on Tripadvisor and it was very nice. Peter and the whole staff were fantastic! Let me also mention the shuttle drivers, they were really friendly and extremely quick! The Metro Rail line in very close and it is a quick ride to DC and it is the ONLY way to go. Buy an unlimited day pass and you will be just fine. The hotel is close to lots of restaurants and the shuttle can get you to any of them in minutes. You will be glad you stayed here!

Stayed: July 2014
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and gracious review. We are delighted to hear that you had an exceptional stay. Thank you very much for the compliments about the staff. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of the SpringHill Suites. I will be sure to share your comments with our management team and staff.

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

My family and I stayed here while visitng friends and taking in some of the sites in Washington DC. The hotel is really nice and modern. The rooms were very nice, modern, and spacious. It's also in great location because it's right next to the train station and they even have a shuttle that will drop you off. They also offer free parking, which is a big plus. We had a small issue with our air conditiioning in our room and when I called downstairs, they had someone come up within minutes to fix the issue. Later that night, the manager sent up a goodie bag with snacks for our kids and a personal note to apologize. This hotel knows the importance of customer serivice, and needless to say that my family will be staying here again the next time we are in the area!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with family
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SHSAlexandriaSW, General Manager at SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and gracious review. We are delighted to hear that you had an exceptional stay. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of the SpringHill Suites. I will be sure to share your comments with our management team and staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel for your next visit to the area!

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Additional Information about SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest

Address: 2950 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314-4557
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#8 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#20 Business Hotel in Alexandria
Price Range: £81 - £198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest 3*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Visit SpringHill Suites Alexandria Old Town/Southwest located off I-95 and just minutes from our Nation's Capital. Enjoy our hotel's complimentary shuttle service, providing quick and easy access to the Eisenhower Metro Rail Station, part of the yellow line. Our hotel also offers complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi. ... more   less 
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