With its proximity to Washington, D.C., and a stunning location on the Potomac River, Alexandria is the perfect base for a vacation on the East Coast. From American historic sites to world-class dining, Alexandria offers something for everyone. With Orbitz.com, you can book the best Alexandria hotels and find deals on local tours and attractions.
For lovers of history, the Old Town area of Alexandria is the place to be. With its historic buildings and charming atmosphere, Old Town offers a seamless blend of old and new. The area is home to countless boutiques, theaters and museums. On a free afternoon, you can stroll along the banks of the Potomac, stopping to explore Founders Park and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. For a comfortable and luxurious Old Town accommodation option, check out the Morrison House. With its classical architecture and luxurious rooms, the Morrison House is the perfect place to relax at the end of a long day of sightseeing. Guests can enjoy a drink in the hotel’s elegant sitting rooms or relax with a meal at the on-site restaurant, The Grille. Rooms start at $158; call the hotel for more information at (703) 838-8000. Another comfortable option in Old Town is the Monaco Alexandria, which welcomes guests with a nightly wine reception. The hotel is decorated in bold, saturated colors and elegant fittings, creating a unique atmosphere. Rooms come equipped with iPod docking stations, complimentary Aveda products and patterned robes. Rates start at $135. Call the hotel for details at (703) 549-6080.
Farther up the banks of the Potomac is Old Town North, where you can enjoy quiet neighborhoods and Alexandria’s most popular attractions. Don’t miss the views from Tide Lock Park, and enjoy a long afternoon walk on the riverside Mt. Vernon Trail. If you’re looking to experience Alexandria on a budget, check out the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria-Historic District. The hotel offers easy access to the airport and all of the sights in Old Town. Rooms come equipped with free wireless Internet access, and the hotel offers a pool and fitness center. Guests can take advantage of the shuttle service to the airport and points around the city. Rates average $93 per night, and you can get details by calling the hotel at (703) 548-6300. If you’re looking for a room with a view, try the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, which looks out over the Potomac River. After a long day in meetings or visiting the city, you’ll enjoy a good night’s sleep with the Sleep Advantage Program. The hotel is located just 2 miles from the Ronald Reagan National Airport, making it an ideal spot for business travelers. Rooms average $102 per night; learn more by calling the hotel at (703) 683-6000.
Whether you’re coming to Alexandria for a business trip or a vacation, the city offers a historic setting and a stunning riverside location. The city is the perfect base for a trip to Washington, D.C. or any of the surrounding areas. Find great deals on Alexandria hotels, local tours and Washington, D.C. attractions with Orbitz.com.
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