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Alexandria, Virginia

Minutes from Washington, DC but a World Away

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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.


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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…
Water Taxi to Nat'l Mall

Water Taxi to Nat'l…

Direct service to the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Colonial Market & Fair

Colonial Market & Fair

Until Sep 21, 2014
The annual Colonial Market &…
Jazz Supper Under the Stars

Jazz Supper Under the…

Sep 26, 2014
Join us for Jazz Supper Under the…
Art on Tap

Art on Tap

Oct 3, 2014
Seven craft beers from six local…
Soil & Soul: An evening of market-inspired cuisine and drinks to benefit SNAP

Soil & Soul: An…

Oct 3, 2014
$25 will be donated to the…
Art on the Avenue in Del Ray

Art on the Avenue in…

Oct 4, 2014
Over 300 fine artists, artisans…
Colonial Market & Fair

Colonial Market & Fair

Until Sep 21, 2014
The annual Colonial Market &…
Weekend Package at the Hilton Old Town

Weekend Package at the…

Enjoy everything that Old Town has to offer and get…
Suites Amenity Package

Suites Amenity Package

Indulge in some SUITE upgrades! Book our Executive or…
Group Discounts Available for Alexandria Yellow Cab Through Hailo

Group Discounts…

Book your next meeting or event through the ACVA sales…

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