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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.


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An insider's guide to all-things Alexandria
Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week

Check out the list of participating restaurants and book your table online
War of 1812

War of 1812

On Aug. 30 and 31, celebrate the bicentennial of the War of 1812
Alexandria Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant…

Until Aug 24, 2014
OVer 60 restaurants offer $35 menus…
War of 1812 Signature Event

War of 1812 Signature…

Aug 30 – 31, 2014
Following nearly a year of…
Jeff Bridges and the Abiders

Jeff Bridges and the…

Aug 31, 2014
Jeff Bridges is an American…
Dedication of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery Memorial

Dedication of the…

Sep 6, 2014
The City of Alexandria will…
Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak

Sep 9 – 10, 2014
Chris Isaak is an American rock…
Alexandria Restaurant Week

Alexandria Restaurant…

Until Aug 24, 2014
OVer 60 restaurants offer $35 menus…
Complimentary Parking Package

Complimentary Parking…

Enjoy a heavenly night stay at Westin Alexandria for…
Where Work Life Meets Nightlife and Extraordinary Savings!

Where Work Life Meets…

Minutes from D.C., but a World Away! Break out of…
Embassy Suites Wedding Packages

Embassy Suites Wedding…

The Embassy Suites Alexandria has so much to offer for…

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