Neighborhoods & Hotel Deals for Location & Savings, Flying Into DCA

Step 1: Check Braddock Hotel Deals

About Braddock Hotels & Neighborhood

Braddock The Braddock station is location Alexandria. All the hotels are a five block walk to the station. On the upside the hotels are also close to most of the attractions in Alexandria. Alexandria is home to many unique restaurants, riverfront parks, and will be appreciated for its easy access to downtown DC, DCA, and Mt. Vernon. It is hard for any tourist to go wrong with Alexandria. For a nicer night out that won’t break the bank, The Majestic and Columbia Firehouse both offer slightly upscale takes on American classics and terrific service. You’ll also find that the bars run the spectrum from divey sports bars to upscale cocktails. Old Town also offers its share of shopping. While you’ll find a number of national chains, such as Anthropologie or Lululemon, you’re more likely to find locally-owned antiques shops and clothing boutiques.

Step 2: Check Crystal City Hotel Deals

About Crystal City Hotels & Neighborhood

Crystal City Crystal City offers tourist and business traveler’s immediate access to DCA Airport with a short commute to downtown DC, or the National Mall. Located in Arlington, VA altogether the area is a welcoming urban pocket. All hotels here offer a shuttle to the Metro and there are over 11 choices for hotels, with half of those with a few blocks of the Metro. The neighborhood can empty out after business hours. Often the local residents are young professionals making their home in one of numerous luxury high rises that blend in with office buildings and hotels. Families should note Crystal City straddles a major highway, so those with small children should be cautious of traffic while walking around. With plenty of restaurants and access to the Mt. Vernon trail, DCA, Alexandria, and a short commute to all the tourist attractions Crystal City should always be considered when visiting Washington, DC.

Step 3: Check Rosslyn Hotel Deals

About Rosslyn Hotels & Neighborhood

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Rosslyn Rosslyn will be appealing to all travelers for its quick access to downtown, the National Mall and Georgetown. It is easy to walk to Georgetown, just cross over the Key Bridge. The Metro ride to DCA is about 10 minutes, and there is an express bus that can take you directly to Dulles airport. Active travelers will enjoy riding their bike to Smithsonian museums along trails. Rosslyn is home to mostly young professionals. This area is the commercial center of Arlington; you’ll find better nightlife and activity options in the Clarendon neighborhood one stop away, but can expect plenty of fast casual restaurants around Rosslyn.