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Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
3 out of 5
2950 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $99 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (991 reviews)

"I had mentioned that we were spending our anniversary there and the staff upgraded our room, that was so nice. The frontvstaff was friendly and engaging."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
Hampton Inn Alexandria/Old Town
2.5 out of 5
1616 King St, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $76 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (668 reviews)

"It was very clean and comfortable, breakfast was good and parking wasn't too bad of price but very nice experience overall! I'll come again when traveling"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Hampton Inn Alexandria/Old Town
SpringHill Suites Alexandria
3 out of 5
6065 Richmond Hwy, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $87 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (983 reviews)

"The room was very clean and i had no issues during my stay"…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

SpringHill Suites Alexandria
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center
2.5 out of 5
6254 Duke St, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $63 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (289 reviews)

"The stuff, how they greeted me how polite the girls are at the front desk very pleasant very kind. It felt like at home. If the price was a few dollars less I would have stayed there for a long time because I'm staying at the Marriott Courtyard at the moment."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center
Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
2.5 out of 5
8751 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $79 per night
4/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Great location for visiting Mount Vernon. Clean, newly-remodeled and very helpful staff!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
Candlewood Suites Alexandria West
2 out of 5
99 South Bragg Street, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $90 per night
4/5Very Good! (56 reviews)
Excellent value and wonderful staff

"With the price compared to other hotels we were a bit nervous. There was no reason to be nervous. It’s clean, very well maintained, and staff is super friendly and helpful. There is a shuttle that takes you to Van Dorn St metro that runs in the mornings and evenings that’s great. The driver is super ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2020

Candlewood Suites Alexandria West
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
5716 S Van Dorn St, Franconia, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $71 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Very good.

"Good, clean, comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria - Old Town
3 out of 5
625 First St, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $84 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (977 reviews)

"Pretty location close to airport and good price. Hotel is clean and staff is kind."…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria - Old Town
Quality Inn Mt. Vernon
2.5 out of 5
7212 Richmond Hwy, Groveton, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $68 per night
3.8/5Good! (752 reviews)

"I pretty much enjoyed like my stay there. the room was clean. I pretty much brought in my own cleaning products in the room with me. Some things like breakfast has and had to be change and even getting coffee yourself or from the staff had change. But I understand due to the coronavirus but for most ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

Quality Inn Mt. Vernon
Budget Host Travelers Motel
2 out of 5
5916 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
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3.8/5Good! (239 reviews)

"I particularly liked the friendly way I was greeted and the early-morning treatment when I was leaving."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Budget Host Travelers Motel
Towne Motel Alexandria
2.5 out of 5
808 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA
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3.7/5Good! (397 reviews)

"Noisy air conditioning. Helpful staff. Good location."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2019

Towne Motel Alexandria
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
2.5 out of 5
5975 Richmond Highway, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $74 per night
3.6/5Good! (982 reviews)

"I liked the easy access to the freeways. And the eating places were close."…"

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria South
2 out of 5
6100 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $63 per night
3.4/5 (994 reviews)

"Hotel was clean, beds super comfortable and thr staff was very nice! The TV was not great tho."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria South
Super 8 by Wyndham Alexandria/Washington D.C. Area
2 out of 5
110 B South Bragg St, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $56 per night
3.3/5 (563 reviews)

"The room was clean and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Alexandria/Washington D.C. Area
The Virginia Lodge
2 out of 5
6027 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $69 per night
3.2/5 (339 reviews)

"Average not a five star hotel but good for the money would stay again if i had too"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

The Virginia Lodge
Extended Stay America - Washington D.C. - Alexandria - Eisenhower Ave.
2.5 out of 5
200 Bluestone Rd, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $81 per night
2.9/5 (660 reviews)

"No cups or ice in room everything else was fine ne"…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2020

Extended Stay America - Washington D.C. - Alexandria - Eisenhower Ave.
Extended Stay America Washington, D.C. - Alexandria-Landmark
2.5 out of 5
205 N Breckinridge Pl, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $81 per night
2.7/5 (417 reviews)

"very clean, good service and great area and location."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Extended Stay America Washington, D.C. - Alexandria-Landmark
Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria
2 out of 5
110 S Bragg St, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $59 per night
2.5/5 (993 reviews)

"Clean... no complaints for the price."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria
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Cheap Hotels in Alexandria

Alexandria has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Fort Ward, and Cameron Run Regional Park.

If you're searching for places to stay in Alexandria that won't break the bank, the 39 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty to choose from. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Red Roof PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and proximity to shops.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria Landmark - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its proximity to public transportation and comfortable rooms. It offers free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Old Colony Inn Alexandria - At this 2.5-star hotel, you can take advantage of free full breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour fitness center. Reviews mention the proximity to shops and overall value.

Extended Stay America - Washington D.C. - Alexandria - Eisenhower Ave. - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and overall value.

Towne Motel Alexandria - Customers like this 2.5-star motel for its convenient parking and overall value. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning.

Planning Your Trip to Alexandria

Still deciding on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 28°F
  • Rainiest months: June, May, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 4.30 inches
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.15 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Alexandria

Alexandria attracts visitors with its historic landmarks and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Arlington National Cemetery and Jefferson Memorial, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Landmark Mall and Pentagon Row, or get outdoors at Great Falls Park.

Travelers also like Alexandria for its:
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Bird watching
  • Flowers

Getting Around Alexandria

The closest airport is in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), situated 3.2 mi (5.2 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of College Park, MD (CGS), which is 14.2 mi (22.8 km) away. Nearby metro stations include Eisenhower Ave. Station, King Street Station, and Braddock Rd Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Alexandria Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Alexandria like for travelers on a budget?
Alexandria offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like George Washington’s Mount Vernon, this destination is home to Cameron Run Regional Park and Green Spring Gardens Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Alexandria?
Based on reviews, Americana Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other options to stay on the cheap include Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria and Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria.
How many budget hotels will I be able to find in Alexandria?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 75 budget hotels in Alexandria.
What's the weather like in Alexandria?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 75°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 39°F. Average annual rainfall for Alexandria is 45 inches.
What is there to see and do in Alexandria?
Alexandria attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as MGM National Harbor and Arlington National Cemetery, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Enjoy the local natural beauty at Cameron Run Regional Park and Green Spring Gardens Park, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Birchmere.
What's the best way to get around Alexandria?
The nearest airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), 6 mi (9.7 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 36.3 mi (58.4 km) away: Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). You can walk to nearby metro stations including Huntington Station, Huntington Ave. Station, and Van Dorn Station. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Alexandria Station.

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