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Best Alexandria Family Hotels

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Marriott
Great for families
3 out of 5
1456 Duke St, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (974 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, washer and dryer
Great stay for the Weekend

"The room me and my girlfriend had was perfect. Everything was clean and sanitized, and the employees were also very communicative and were pleasing. Everything in the pictures and the description was accurate and we can't wait to book again"…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Marriott
Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria / Pentagon South
Great for families
3 out of 5
4850 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $101 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (845 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Great location and very clean place. We really enjoyed our stay!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2020

Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria / Pentagon South
Hampton Inn Alexandria/Pentagon South
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
4800 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $86 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.6/5Wonderful! (995 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Hampton Inn Alexandria Pentagon South was an excellent choice for my party of 16. The two families with five had adjoining rooms. The facility was clean and sanitary. Rooms are left empty for 2 days after being occupied. Then they are thoroughly cleaned. The breakfast was done well based on the fact ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Hampton Inn Alexandria/Pentagon South
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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle
Great for families
3 out of 5
2345 Mill Rd, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (938 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great place to stay. Fairly close to downtown shopping and dining areas. Other areas nearby as well."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle
Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
Great for families
3 out of 5
2950 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.5/5Wonderful! (973 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"The room was very clean even COVID-19 pandemic, but the grab-a-bag blackfast was not good."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
1900 Diagonal Rd, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $84 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.4/5Excellent! (972 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Great location..service..breakfast..very clean..would recommend"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town
Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Belvoir Alexandria South
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
8843 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $84 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
4.4/5Excellent! (990 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Nice place nice rate."…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Belvoir Alexandria South
The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection
Great for families
4 out of 5
480 King St., Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.3/5Excellent! (974 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"I love everything about it! The staff were so nice especially Reah the frontdesk person. She accommodated me & my fiancé well and gave us a very lovely room with a nice view. Will definitely come back. Thanks Reah!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection
SpringHill Suites Alexandria
Great for families
3 out of 5
6065 Richmond Hwy, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $87 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Me gusto las medidas de sanidad y la atencion excelente!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

SpringHill Suites Alexandria
Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5821 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $61 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.3/5Excellent! (964 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Nice, no frills hotel. Good location, and free parking, and free breakfast, even if is just a covid-style breakfast"…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
801 N Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)
Families like: bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, games and toys, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

"Great location close to restaurants and Old Town shops. Close to Potomac and walking and biking trails. Nicely remodeled property."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
Great for families
3 out of 5
2700 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.2/5Excellent! (974 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great location, friendly staff and a safe and clean environment."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest
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 $75 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.1/5Very Good! (335 reviews)

"It was okay, nothing amazing nothing bad. The "grab and go" bags seemed kinda cheap,"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Alexandria West/Mark Center
Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
Great for families
3 out of 5
2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.1/5Very Good! (1,014 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Great location! Do not agree with the $150 hold placed on my card for over a week on top of the room charge."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
8751 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $89 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4/5Very Good! (991 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Staff was very friendly and courteous. Clean and quite. ."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South
Great for families
3 out of 5
4641 Kenmore Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4/5Very Good! (994 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free airport shuttle, laundry
Travelers say...

"The convenience of the stores. The building is situated right off the highway."…"

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Pentagon South
Comfort Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5716 S Van Dorn St, Franconia, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.9/5Very Good! (997 reviews)
Families like: pool, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very clean and comfortable, recently renovated. Conveniently located to main highways 395/495/66"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
5000 Seminary Rd, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
3.9/5Good! (1,281 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"My experience was fantastic. The customer service was a A and the room was a A . I recommend to all travelers around the D.C area"…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
5975 Richmond Highway, Belle Haven, Alexandria, VA
The price is $65 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.6/5Good! (985 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Pro: good amenities (fridge, microwave) and free parking. No issues during stay. Cons: Room is smaller than the photos make it appear. Wish there were more outlets next to the bed."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Red Roof Inn PLUS+ Washington DC - Alexandria 
Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria South
Great for families
2 out of 5
6100 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA
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The price is $53 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.4/5 (981 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Everything was beautiful I like everything about the hotel is a great place to go stay in tour"…"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Alexandria South
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
3 out of 5
2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 4
4.1/5Very Good! (1,014 reviews)

"Great location! Do not agree with the $150 hold placed on my card for over a week on top of the room charge."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle
Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
3.5 out of 5
801 N Saint Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4.3/5Excellent! (973 reviews)

"Great location close to restaurants and Old Town shops. Close to Potomac and walking and biking trails. Nicely remodeled property."…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Sheraton Suites Old Town Alexandria
Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town
3.5 out of 5
1900 Diagonal Rd, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $84 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.4/5Excellent! (972 reviews)

"Great location..service..breakfast..very clean..would recommend"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town
The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
480 King St., Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.3/5Excellent! (974 reviews)

"I love everything about it! The staff were so nice especially Reah the frontdesk person. She accommodated me & my fiancé well and gave us a very lovely room with a nice view. Will definitely come back. Thanks Reah!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The Alexandrian Old Town Alexandria, Autograph Collection
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
2.5 out of 5
8751 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Nov 28 to Nov 29
4/5Very Good! (991 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and courteous. Clean and quite. ."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Best Western Mount Vernon/Ft. Belvoir
Candlewood Suites Alexandria West
2 out of 5
99 South Bragg Street, Alexandria, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $125 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4/5Very Good! (57 reviews)

"Great place very friendly staff, we love you Z. She was very helpful with everything, directions, restaurants and party atmosphere. Everyone in the hotel were very great and helpful as well."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Candlewood Suites Alexandria West
Candlewood Suites Alexandria - Fort Belvoir
2.5 out of 5
8847 Richmond Highway, Mount Vernon, Alexandria, VA
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4/5Very Good! (183 reviews)
Transferred us to Townplace suites

"So a few weeks before our trip to VA I received a call from the hotel to inform us that our reservations were being moved to a different hotel. I was skeptical until we arrived and everything for my reservation and my uncle's was flawless! The service and staff were awesome and the hotel seemed like ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2020

Candlewood Suites Alexandria - Fort Belvoir
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
5716 S Van Dorn St, Franconia, Alexandria, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $70 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.9/5Very Good! (997 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable, recently renovated. Conveniently located to main highways 395/495/66"…"

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Alexandria?

The historic destination of Alexandria is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The museums, wildlife, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), which is the closest airport, or College Park, MD (CGS), which is located 17 mi (27.4 km) from the city center. Alexandria has 44 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding on a place to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Springhill Suites by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest: Offers free parking, free continental breakfast, and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 3-star hotel.

Holiday Inn Alexandria at Carlyle - Features an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Courtyard by Marriott Alexandria Old Town/Southwest - Features a restaurant, free parking, and free rollaway beds. The overall comfort and clean rooms make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town - Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3.5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Alexandria?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use this information to plan when to grab the kids and head to Alexandria.

  • 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
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.15 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, May, July, and September, with an average rainfall of 4.30 inches

What Should We See and Do in Alexandria?

TopGolf Alexandria and Cameron Run Regional Park are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Alexandria. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Arlington National Cemetery, Jefferson Memorial, and Lincoln Memorial.

Alexandria is also known for its:
  • Museums
  • Shopping
  • Historical sites
  • Restaurants
  • Wildlife
  • Flowers
  • Cafés

Getting Around Alexandria

Alexandria has transportation options that will make it easy for your family to get around. Nearby metro stations include Huntington Station, Huntington Ave. Station, and Van Dorn Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, hop aboard a train at Alexandria Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's Alexandria like for family-friendly vacations?
The historic destination of Alexandria is a great choice if you’ve been considering a vacation with the kids. The museums, wildlife, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation spot. Arrange a flight into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), which is the closest airport, or Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), which is located 36.3 mi (58.4 km) from the city center.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Alexandria?
Homewood Suites by Hilton Alexandria / Pentagon South is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other good choices to stay with the kids include Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria Old Town Area South and SpringHill Suites Alexandria.
How many hotels that welcome families can I expect to find in Alexandria?
Expedia has 41 hotels in Alexandria that are rated for being family-friendly.
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 precipitation for Alexandria is 45 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Alexandria?
While you are visiting Alexandria, you and the family might want to check out some interesting spots such as Birchmere, United States Patent and Trademark Office Museum, and Landmark Mall. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Arlington National Cemetery, Nationals Park, and Lincoln Memorial.
What's the best way for us to get around Alexandria?
Walk to nearby metro stations like Huntington Station, Huntington Ave. Station, and Van Dorn Station. If you want to venture outside of the area, ride aboard one of the trains from Alexandria Station.

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