Ratings based on 993 Verified Reviews

3.5 out of 5
70% of guests recommend
3.7 Room cleanliness
3.7 Service & staff
3.6 Room comfort
3.4 Hotel condition
Expedia Verified Reviews
2 out of 5
by A verified traveler from North New Jersey

Grim and inconvenient to US Patent Office

Posted Mar 13, 2017
Pros: The staff were helpful in getting me a taxi, which showed up pretty quickly. There was good WiFi.. Also, if you have a car, there was parking.
Cons: Fix the TV so it works and doesn't turn on in the middle of the night. Maybe make a lobby to sit in that is comfortable. Change the blood red colors.
Location: There doesn't seem to be anything near the hotel. Downtown Alexandria is miles away, and the Metro is a mile walk. I saw no restaurants in the area
This hotel is a motel of the 50s design where the room has a window that faces the balcony along which all rooms are accessed. This means that unless you are OK with people looking in at you as they pass, you have to shut the curtains, which means that you have no view outside or daylight. The door itself is a door to the outside on the balcony. There is no hallway. I did not have a car - do not stay here unless you do. I had selected this hotel as the least expensive in Alexandria for a business trip to the US Patent Office near the King Street Metro. It is in fact about three miles away, and there is not decent public transit except taxi. It is a mile from the Metro Huntington station, end of the Yellow Line, and pretty much out of the way unless you are driving a car. The room was pretty cramped and the lighting was gloomy. The color scheme was a dark blood red, which gave the place a very sad feeling, although the bed was quite comfortable. The room had a the sink in the main room and nop, which i don't really like. Worst of all, the TV was a decent flat screen, but it had a data error that required you to turn it off manually, and then if only gave you the RT channel and an infomercial station. Even worse than not having any actual channels on the TV, it turned itself on in the middle of the night! It would have been creepy, except I was too exhausted. The staff were fine. There are some candy and soda vending machines, but nothing to really eat at the hotel.
5 out of 5
Recommended
for Everyone
by A verified traveler from Alexandria, VA

Great location. Easy on/off to 495

Posted Jan 20, 2017
The room was great! Clean and neat. The only thing I didn't like was the absence of carpet.
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Convenient and safe

Posted Jan 16, 2017 on Hotels
Everything was great. The room was very clean and apparently they were "new rooms". Tons of outlets for charging and plenty of lights. The parking lot was very safe as well. Security and police patrols were very common coming back at night. Overall a great experience and I would return again if I needed a room.
5 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Jan 10, 2017 on Hotels
4 out of 5
by A verified traveler

This traveler left a rating score only Posted Jan 6, 2017 on Hotels
5 out of 5
by j.mccain

Posted Jan 4, 2017 on Hotels
my stay was excellent
3 out of 5
by Luis

Posted Dec 31, 2016 on Hotels
Front desk people are ok. But if you are a light sleeper this is not the hotel for you. You can hear all the cars going by the road all night long
3 out of 5
by Cassandra B

Posted Dec 28, 2016 on Hotels
Ok
5 out of 5
by Warren

Nice place to stay

Posted Dec 26, 2016 on Hotels
Good for any stay.
1 out of 5
by A verified traveler

Cleanless

Posted Dec 19, 2016 on Hotels
It's was not great had roaches under the microwave and I told the front desk and no body got back with me