Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town is a hotel located at Duke Street in Alexandria, Virginia and is approximately eight kilometers from Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington DC. There are taxis available at the airport, whilst drivers will find on site parking available at the hotel for a small fee. Service animals for guests with disabilities are permitted as are pets for a non-refundable sanitation fee, and the hotel maintains a no smoking policy.
This eight story hotel has 240 suites with full kitchen, living room and bedroom areas. Suites available at the hotel include studios with one queen bed and a sofa bed, one bedroom suites with a queen bed and sofa bed and two bedroom suites with a queen bed in each room and a sofa bed in one room. All rooms are air conditioned and contain a TV, telephone with voicemail, work desk, high speed internet access, pay per view movies, a coffee and tea maker, ironing facilities, bath tub, hair dryer and alarm clock radio.
There is no restaurant in the hotel but guests can arrange for a meal to be delivered to their room from one of the local restaurants. Complimentary offerings at the hotel include a buffet breakfast, coffee in the lobby, an evening reception and a manager's reception. There are numerous bars and restaurants to suit many tastes within one and a half kilometers of the hotel such as Joe Theismann's, Murphy's Irish Pub, Cafy Salsa, The Carlyle Club and Restaurant Eve.
Meetings and other special events are catered for here with the hotel having five meeting rooms and a total of 149 square meters of meeting space. The largest room is the 100 square meter Conference Center, which can accommodate a maximum of 150 seated guests for a reception or banquet and can be split into two separate rooms. Meeting and wedding planners and caterers are on hand to provide assistance with events, and vital equipment is available for use such as computers, printers, projectors, audio/visual equipment, high speed internet and TV.
Guests can utilize the hotel indoor swimming pool as well as the fitness room, which contains free weights, cardiovascular equipment, treadmills, stair climbers and stationary bikes. Within a short radius of the hotel there are various sporting activities for visitors to try out including a jogging/fitness trail, horseback riding, tennis, bowling and miniature golf. There are also a couple of golf courses within eight kilometers of the hotel including Greendale Golf Course and Henson Creek Golf Course.
The DC Metro Food Tours' Tasting and Historical Walking Tour through Old Town Alexandria starts a short distance from the hotel, and takes visitors to more than 10 historical sites and restaurants. 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 10 kilometers away. Just a short distance from the hotel is the Potomac River Waterfront, where visitors can enjoy numerous art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and shopping.