Minutes from Washington, D.C. on the Potomac River, Alexandria delights travelers from all over the world. A nationally designated historic district founded in 1749 that George Washington called home, Old Town Alexandria hums with more than 200 independent restaurants and boutiques alongside intimate historic museums and new happenings at the waterfront. Just four miles from Reagan National Airport and with four Metrorail stations and a free King Street Trolley, Alexandria is easily accessible and affordable. Named the #1 Best Downtown in America by Livability in 2016, Alexandria is recognized for its blend of historic significance and contemporary amenities. Our distinctive collection of hotels, regionally-acclaimed dining and unique after-hour experiences set the scene for unforgettable events.