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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2013 via mobile

I've stayed here a few time and every time I do I just love it. It's very cool in design the staff are excellent & the rooms fabulous. Alexandria is a gorgeous little town that wills you to just amble down its shops. I promise you you'll love it. Give it a go

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear LP29, The feeling is mutual I assure you! Thanks so much for the call to action for people to try us out, we appreciate your spreading the word about our little hotel! Safe Travels and come back here soon! Matt

Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

We stayed for four nights with our two kids and had a wonderful time. The hotel is lovely and the service is amazing. The staff, in particular Jennifer, went out of their way to make us feel like elite guests. This is the third Kimpton hotel I've stayed at, and frankly, I'm hooked and will try to stay at Kimpton...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Rosie153, Thanks for making us your first review on TripAdvisor! What wonderful comments regarding the staff, thank you so much for recognizing them. Good move signing up for Kimpton's InTouch program so that you can recieve the special offers in addition to complimentary internet and $10 raid the mini-bar coupon upon check-in. Thanks for staying with us and hope...

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Spent 2 nights at the hotel, with a room on the 2nd floor. Extremely 'funky' decor, good size and all the amenities you would need. Room, hotel and area was extremely quiet late at night, so you should be guaranteed a peaceful sleep. The location of the hotel is also good, with the option of many places to eat within...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Russ06, Thanks for this wonderful review! I'm assuming you meant "funky" in a positive way, right?! Glad to hear you took advantage of the easy methods for transport downtown, and that you found the staff to be helpful in finding everything you needed! Take care, Matt

Reviewed 17 March 2013

Stayed during a family visit to Alexandria and truly enjoyed the Monaco. Every staff person was incredibly gracious and unfailingly helpful, the room was lovely, and while cozier than some, it had a large closet, plenty of drawers for unpacking clothes, and a nicely appointed bathroom. The hotel restaurant has fine fare (we were there for dinner and a breakfast),...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear GboNC, Thanks for bringing the family up for a visit! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the hotel so much, thank you for taking the time to share your comments here. Safe Travels, Matt

Big Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Hotel rooms in DC are outrageously priced. You will find a better value looking in Arlington or Alexandria, VA. I stumbled on this property while searching for a room when the conference rooms I was attending at the JW Marriott in DC was sold out. While not located downtown DC, it is only a $20-25 dollar cab ride, or a...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Triplewin, So glad you chose to stay with us rather than downtown and discovered what the Hotel Monaco Alexandria is all about! Thanks for recognizing the staff for the service they provided, they make us proud every day! Safe Travels, Matt

striper08008
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I stayed with my twin 11 year olds in December and hit a lot of the attractions in DC. The location was great, easy access to King street trolley,metro station, and many good restaurants within walking distance. Our room was really nice we stayed in a suite, kids loved it, they had a chalkboard and goldfish in the room. Highly...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear striper08008, Thanks for bringing the kids to experience the hotel! We put a lot of emphasis on showing them the love just as much as the adults, as you could tell from the welcome amenities in their room upon arrival. Glad you all had a great time! Take care, Matt

NYC Metro Area
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Rooms are quite nice. Front desk staff is outstanding. It's definitely a boutique hotel, but not over the top. I was there on business (and have been several times). Rooms are spacious enough to get work done, WiFi is good (and free for In Touch members).

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear berk21, This is music to my ears! Thank you so much for recognizing our outstanding Front Office team, our high ranking here on TripAdvisor and strong customer service scores are a testament to their dedication of providing excellent customer service. Thank you! Matt

New Jersey
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Hotel Monaco is a great hotel located in the heart of Alexandria, Va. It is convenient to the shops and dining. We had a nice sized room. An extra treat is the wine reception from 5 to 6. Staff are very accomodating and friendly. Loved the decor. This is a boutique hotel and pet friendly. Thick zebra print bath robes...

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear tripmiss, Thanks for choosing us on your trip down to the D.C. area! We are very fortunate to be located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria with all that it has to offer right out our front door. We look forward to hosting you again sometime! Take care, Matt

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Excellent botique hotel. Very cool environment with a well appointed and energetic lobby area where you can network or enjoy a complimentary cup of tea in the evening. Very often you will see others enjoying a drink alongside their dog as the hotel is very pet friendly. The hotel staff is very professional and interested in attending to your needs....

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear Saiklo, Thank you for this wonderful review! Appreciate the kind words about our lobby and how it really attracts guests to sit down, enjoy, and meet new people. Come back soon! Matt

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We normally stay in Shirlington when we go to the DC area. Got a great price on this for our one night stay, so changed up our usual. The room was obviously just redone and was great! Staff could not be nicer, and the location is perfect...never need to get in the car.

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ManagerMattHurlburt, General Manager at The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, responded to this review

Dear costellery, Great to know that you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for giving us a try this time, do we have a shot at becoming your new 'go-to' hotel in Northern Virginia now?!... We hope so! Safe Travels, Matt

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The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, is a luxury boutique hotel with rich design. Discerning travelers will appreciate the sumptuous décor, top-notch service and eclectic sensibility that this Autograph Collection Hotel provides. The hotel aptly reflects its historically rich surroundings, adding contemporary comforts for a memorable stay near Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon and all of Washington DC's many attractions. Conveniently adjacent is the exceptional Jackson 20 restaurant. ... more   less 

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Address: 480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Formerly Kimpton Hotel Monaco Alexandria)
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range: $204 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 241
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Also Known As:
Hotel Monaco Alexandria Kimpton
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#1 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#2 Green Hotel in Alexandria
#4 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#4 Business Hotel in Alexandria
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