Hotels Near Alexandria Metro
Travelers who use this website most often skip over hotels near the King Street station (primary Alexandria station) in favor of hotels near the Eisenhower station which is one top south. Thus, usually the most popular hotel is the Holiday Inn at the Eisenhower Metro Station. The Holiday Inn offers free parking and rates are the most competitive of the five hotels near Alexandria Metro stations. While there is not as much to do immediately around the Holiday Inn as other hotel choices, there are some restaurants and a theater within walking distance.
Tips for Staying In Alexandria
Alexandria is certainly unique to all other locations in DC, the area is safe and pleasant. Alexandria’s Old Town hosts and uncountable number of restaurants and main street style shops. Old Town has a lot charm and character relative to nearby neighborhoods like Crystal City, or Springfield. Visitors should beware that the metro station which services Alexandria (King Street Station) is not centrally located in Alexandria’s Old Town where most tourist will want to spend time. It is about a 30 minute walk or about 15 blocks from the Metro to Old Town. This can be expedited by the free Trolley Street car that shuttles between the Metro and Old Town’s hub.
Regardless, staying in this location has its advantages, mostly for visitors coming from the south because Alexandria is not too far off I-95. Another advantage is close proximity to the airport. Here are links to all of the hotel options within walking distance to the King Street metro or Eisenhower Metro.