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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle

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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Stayed here with friends while visiting DC for a ladies weekend. DiDi, Pam and the entire staff were so friendly and helpful. Great location, easy walk to 2 Metro stations. We did take advantage of the free shuttle. The driver was very friendly and went out of his way to be sure we knew where we were going. Rooms were...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Dolores R, thank you very much for such a great array of compliments that you wrote about my hotel and staff. It is especially meaningful when specific names are mentioned. Our Chef does a fantastic job preparing her own secret recipes which puts our complimentary meal periods a cut above the rest of the hotels in the area. Coupling...

California
Reviewed 18 September 2014

I've been in this hotel for a month now. From the moment I checked into the hotel, my experiences with the hotel staff were so great. The front desk personnel were so polite, helpful and respectful. Sade, Chelle and John were very professional when it comes to their job and at the same time they treat their customers like family....

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Jon M, thank you for the “outstanding” compliments you gave of my hotel and staff. I always get a tremendous amount of satisfaction learning that my customers have received the caliber of service as you just described. I am very proud of my team and I look forward to sharing with them your feedback. Once again thank you, and...

Trinity, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I stayed here on business due to the proximity to the metro stop. While I was somewhat concerned reading other reviews on this site, I found the hotel to be in a perfectly safe area (literally 1 block from the US Attorney and 2 blocks from the US Courthouse). The best metro option is the Yellow line, exiting at Eisenhower,...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a wide breadth of compliments regarding my hotel. I am glad to see we have shifted the paradigm of yet another traveler regarding the increasing awareness of the value we provide here. The Federal Courthouse just across the street, and the neighborhood is upscale, clean, and safe. We are also in terrific walking distance to...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 16 September 2014

I can't say enough good stuff about this hotel. It starts with their staff - I even remember their names - Cassandra and Pam - because they were so terrific. We got our room on a discount site. We were in town for the Art Festival. The price was very reasonable, so I wasn't expecting much. What a surprise. We...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you for writing the “perfect” review! I am very proud of my staff for leaving you with such a great impression. In addition to our free internet and cookies, we also provide free breakfast daily and free dinner Monday through Thursday. It truly helps that we are also centrally located to popular destination spots that are in walking distance....

Tumwater, Washington
Reviewed 10 September 2014

From the moment I began check-in, I knew this stay would be special. Sade, Cassandra & Pam, Front Desk Staff were extremely courteous and professional. They were so helpful and friendly. My room was great and the Manager's Meet & Greet was outstanding. Great location as well.

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Al P, you sure did get to know a lot of my staff’s names. I am very proud of my team for providing you with the courteous and professional service that you described, and the fact that they left a big enough impression on you to remember all of their names. I look forward to recognizing each and every...

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 10 September 2014

What a great place - the front desk staff is very friendly and extremely helpful. They have a manager meet and greet Monday - Thursday. Last night they served a Chicken Afritada that was so delicious.

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you for the great compliment on my staff and food. That Chicken Afritada dish is a personal recipe of our Chef and it is only available here at our hotel exclusively. If you thought that was delicious she has a lot more specialty dishes better than the Afritada! You’ll just have to come back again to taste them! Thanks...

Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Stayed here for 2 weeks on business and it was a great Stay. The rooms in the hotel are large and the kitchen is a wonderful addition. The views from the rooms are wonderful. It is close to several good restaurants and an AMC movie theater so there is a lot to do. They have a shuttle to Old Town...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Dear Terri P, thank you for sharing with me the experience you had at my hotel. We are extremely fortunate to be located in such a great location of which we enhance with our free shuttle service. I am glad that you enjoyed the value we build with the free daily breakfast and the complimentary dinner (and drinks) during our...

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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Whether you're in Alexandria, or anywhere else in the beltway for that matter, this is a great place to stay. I will start with the location, this hotel is within walking distance of many attractions and businesses. If you need to go downtown for business or pleasure the Metro is five minutes walk away, or take the free hotel shuttle....

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such an “Outstanding” review of my hotel. We are extremely fortunate to be located in such excellent proximity as you so eloquently described. I am very proud of my staff for delivering you service to the level that has earned your loyalty to return to our hotel. Thank you for making our hotel your first...

Virginia
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Stayed here for a long weekend getaway with my husband in August 2014. We decided to stay in Alexandria instead of downtown DC because the summer hotel prices are so high in DC; also we wanted to explore Alexandria. Wow, was this a great decision. We may never stay in DC again. The King St. metro is a short walk...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you for such a cut above the rest review of my hotel! I am delighted that the secret of our excellent location is becoming discovered. I am glad that you enjoyed the view of the river and the conveniently short distance to the metro stations. We pride ourselves on serving the best free breakfast (and free dinner socials) in...

New Delhi
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is an excellent hotel in the area. stayed for 5 nights last December. The location of the hotel is very good, close to two metro stations king street and Eisenhower Ave. Rooms are really nice and cozy. Ours was a two bedroom suite which had a very large living/dining room and with fully equipped kitchen. The small convenience store...

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Cory G, General Manager at Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for telling me about your stay. I am extremely delighted that my services and staff delivered you an overall excellent experience. We have the best free breakfast and free dinner in the area, and we are also conveniently close to the metro and popular destination spots. I look forward to sharing your comments with my staff...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the growing Carlyle neighborhood just outside of historic Old Town Alexandria, Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle provides the perfect accommodations for corporate and leisure travelers visiting the Washington, D.C. Area. This 15 floor hotel features 181 studio, one- and two- bedroom suites including complimentary Internet access and fully-equipped kitchens. Additional on-property amenities include 1,025 sq. Ft. Of meeting space, state-of-the-art fitness center, 24-hour market, complimentary WiFi in rooms and public areas, and business center with print, copy, scan, and fax services. Along with well-appointed accommodations, guests enjoy complimentary daily hot breakfast and evening social hours (Monday-Wednesday, 6:00pm to 7:30pm). Ideal for extended stays, guest laundry facilities and pet-friendly rooms are available. This Alexandria, VA hotel is conveniently located near two Metro stations, offering easy access to key area businesses and leading downtown Washington, DC destinations. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the Metro and Old Town Alexandria. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle

Address: 2345 Mill Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-4608
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Eisenhower East
Price Range: RM635 - RM1,414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle 3*
Number of rooms: 181
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South At Carlyle Hotel Alexandria
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#10 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#17 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
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“Hotel has excellent windows so even rooms overlooking the train track at quiet.”
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“away from elevators - ask for a high floor so you can get a view - corner rooms have amazing windows”
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“You can hear the trains going past on one side of hotel.”
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