I couldn't think of anything negative about our stay here. We stayed July 17-21 and then again on July 26th because we enjoyed our previous stay.
Great low rates and ideal location - the Eisenhower Metro Station was just a short walk across the parking lot and takes you anyplace you need to go quickly and easily. There's a large AMC Movie Theater just across the street, along with a Ruby Tuesday casual dining restaurant and a little ice cream shop called "Cold Stone" over there.
We packed light, so we were able to take advantage of the washer/dryers they have available on the 10th floor - and they even give you little boxes of Tide detergent for free! It was 1.25 each in quarters to wash and to dry.
Rooms were clean and comfortable. A/C worked just fine for a very hot and muggy July week. Staff was courteous. Free shuttle van to/from airport was convenient and available anytime we needed it, and drivers were friendly.
We would definitely stay here if we're ever in the DC/Old Town Alexandria area 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