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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South at Carlyle

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 9 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...

Reviewed 25 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 16 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...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Absolutely enjoyed my stay at this establishment. From the moment I arrived, I felt welcomed and very comfortable. The staff was down to earth and even upgraded my room. This was my first time in the DC area but after getting the run down from friendly hotel patrons AND the staff, I was manuevering through the city like a champ....

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

Dear Sharkey D, thank you for the "Exceptional" review of my hotel and staff. I am especially pleased to learn that my other customers assisted in talking you into staying here by word of mouth. So many travelers enjoy our tremendous value of free breakfast, dinner, internet, and close distance to the metro station, and I am glad that you...

Reviewed 23 July 2014

The hotel was awesome with the exception of the receptionist who was not very friendly at all. I was greated with a barely audible "Hey" No, "How may I help you" or "What can I do for you today." She prejudged me based on my outfit, but when she saw me suited in my Doctorate cap and gown the next...

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

Dear Tamieka G, congratulations on your doctorate! Thank you for your very valuable feedback and the opportunity for me to make the necessary corrections to my staff’s greeting skills. Please accept my apologies for your encounter and my assurances that I will remedy that behavior immediately. I am grateful that the remainder of your stay was positive and I appreciate...

Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 23 July 2014

So about a year ago this hotel switched from being a corporate-owned hotel to being a franchise-hotel. Some of the team members that wanted to stay in the promotion and retirement system for Marriott corporate switched to work and/or manage at other Marriott hotels nearby. However, many of the staff stayed on to work with the franchise team. The new...

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

Dear Anonymous196307, thank you very much for this wonderful praise of my hotel and my staff. I am particularly humbled for your compliments of me personally … you are very gracious … and I thank you kindly. The entire team of us here strive every day to deliver the experiences that you receive, and there is no greater satisfaction than...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The rooms in this hotel are amazing. Full kitchens, great heating and ventilation system. The hotel is very close to the train tracks but the soundproofing is excellent so we could not hear any noise from outside or within the hotel. They offer complimentary breakfast every day and social nights Monday to Thursday. The location is perfect for visiting Washington...

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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 your amazing compliments regarding your experience at my property. We are extremely fortunate to be so centrally located to the train stations and popular destination spots. Our Chef works very hard to deliver the best breakfast and dinner meal periods in the area, and I will be certain to pass on your sentiments to her....

Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 22 July 2014

THIS IS MY FAVORITE HOTEL IN DC - PERIOD!!!!!!! I love everything about this hotel, from location, to the service, the parking, all the way to the Manager's Social in the evenings. I'll start with the location, its right off of I-95 at the Telegraph/Eisenhower exit. The hotel sits in between the Yellow Line Eisenhower Metro Station and the Blue...

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

Wow! Thank you so much for such a fabulous review of my hotel and staff. Every single detail that you outlined is precisely the message we strive to deliver to every prospecting traveler that visits the Washington DC area, I couldn’t have phrased it any better myself. I am extremely proud of my staff for being as fantastic as you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: €89 - €249 (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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Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town South At Carlyle Hotel Alexandria
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#3 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#10 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#17 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
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