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Alexandria, Virginia

Minutes from Washington, DC but a World Away


On the Potomac River within eyesight of Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA is nationally recognized for its rich history and beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture - an extraordinary backdrop for a thriving boutique scene; acclaimed, chef-driven restaurants; vibrant arts and culture; and a welcoming, walkable lifestyle.

Get carried away in Old Town's enchanting waterfront setting, Del Ray's artsy and eclectic scene, and neighborhoods beyond. Whether you're planning a romantic escape, family vacation, girlfriends getaway or organizing an important meeting or group event, let us connect you with an array of accommodations, events and things to do. Alexandria is the relaxed and refined home base for your DC vacation and an unforgettable getaway of its own.


USA/Alexandria Birthday


Celebrate America's birthday with live music, birthday cake and…
New Blog

New Blog

An insider's guide to all-things Alexandria
How to Park

How to Park

Finding parking in Alexandria is a breeze with plentiful street, meter…
Canine Cruise

Canine Cruise

Jul 19, 2014
With four-legged friends in tow, board…
Big Smo

Big Smo

Jul 31, 2014
Country hip hop artist Big Smo is…
Music at Twilight Concert | The Alexandria Singers

Music at Twilight…

Jul 31, 2014
Performance by the Alexandria…
Honor & Rememberance

Honor & Rememberance

This summer marks the 150th anniversary of Arlington…
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When you select Westin Hotels & Resorts, you’ll enjoy…
Active-duty Military Discount

Active-duty Military…

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221 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
703-746-3301 or 800-388-9119
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