The Embassy Suites Alexandria-Old Town is a hotel located at Diagonal Road in Alexandria, Virginia. The property is just six miles from Ronald Reagan National Airport at Washington DC and has self parking facilities for a small fee. The hotel is directly across the street from the King Street Metro Station (Blue/ Yellow Line/Amtrak/Virginia Rail Express).
Pets are not permitted at this hotel, which has 268 non smoking suites furnished with king sized or double beds and all contain two televisions, a refrigerator, microwave oven, coffeemaker, two telephones with data ports, high speed internet and a dining/work table. The executive rooms also contain a conference table, which can seat six to eight people as well as a separate bedroom with one king bed, living room with sleeper sofa, and bathroom 32-inch televisions, mini-fridge, wet bar and armchairs. The hotel also has accessible two room suites containing either bathtubs with grab bars or a roll-in shower.
Guests have the option of dining in the hotel at the Duke's Bar & Grill, which opens for lunch and dinner serving traditional American fare, or alternatively room service is available as well. Breakfast here is complimentary and cooked to order while every night, guests are invited to the manager's reception for cold beverages in the hotel atriums. Other restaurants nearby include Stella's at Duke Street, Gadsby's Tavern at North Royal whilst in King Street there is Street Warehouse Bar & Grill, Le Gaulois Cafe and Fish Market.
Meetings and other special events are catered for here with the property having four suitable rooms to accommodate large or small groups, and special meeting and wedding packages are offered by the hotel. In total the hotel has approximately 4,400 square feet of event space with the biggest room being the Virginia Ballroom, which is almost 2,500 square feet and accommodates up to 240 people for a theatre style conference or 275 for a reception. The ballroom can also be split in to three separate sections of more or less equal proportions.
Leisure facilities here include an indoor pool with hot tub, sauna, sundeck, and an adjoining aromatherapy room. The fitness center is fitted with a variety of cardiovascular and weight machine. There is also an enclosed indoor play area for children, which is located near the in-house laundry facilities.
There are many places to visit nearby and Washington DC, featuring the White House, Washington Monument and various museums, theaters and other attractions is approximately six miles away. Pentagon City Mall is a short drive from the hotel and offers many well known stores and restaurants, whilst the Old Town Trolley Tour is an interesting way to learn more about prominent people and events in US history while stopping at famous sites such as the Lincoln Memorial and the Smithsonian Museum.
King Street runs one mile from the hotel to the Potomac and serves as the backbone of the Old Town historic district, where visitors can explore shops, restaurants and historic buildings.