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“king street”(454 reviews)
“free trolley”(200 reviews)
Quaint old seaport section of Alexandria on the National Register of Historic Places.
Alexandria, VA 22314
+1 703-862-5817
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All reviews king street free trolley cobblestone streets shops and restaurants torpedo factory interesting shops fish market great shopping the main street live here great place to walk window shopping metro station historic sites dc area walk around water front
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently visited Old Town, staying for three nights while visitng family and sightseeing. We loved the many varied restaurants, the various historical sites, and the easy access from our King's Street hotel to the Potomac waterfront via the free Trolley-shuttle. Our hotel was very...More

Thank Doug R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I always enjoy a trip to Old Town Alexandria. The shops and restaurants leave nothing to be desired. You are sure to find something to your liking. The atmosphere is one of comfort and warmth. I always feel as if I am amongst friends. This...More

Thank K J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love the beauty and history of this city, which is an old colonial town very close to Washington DC. Many great seafood restaurants and beautiful views along the waterfront of the Potomac River. Also has many boutique shops along the King Street corridor. Easily accessible...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We loved staying in the area. We walked around the area a lot. There is so much to see and do. King street is so beautiful with all the old buildings, shops, and restaurants. You could spend days here.

Thank Shalloh60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stroll the sidewalks, shop and eat. The waterfront has great views and good seafood restaurants. Bring your Dog!

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have some of the best food which was finger licking and well done. Excellent service and on point.

Thank Inspire24573530551
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Town is actually a section that has much to offer with quite a bit of variety. Also it is very close to transportation, that is if you are not right in the area, even if you are it is good for walking, mostly flat...More

Thank jerrymfoley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to have an authentic Alexandrian experience, Old Town is the place to go. It doesn't matter the time of the year, you can always breath the beauty of Virginia through its amazing arquitecture, cute boutiques, awesome restaurants, and friendly people. A visit...More

Thank Flamel1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to shop, eat and stroll along the waterfront. Old world charm. Breathtaking during Christmas holiday season.

Thank Tuesday F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a wealth of things to do and see. Lots of activities for children. Entertainment every evening. Well worth visiting.

Thank Kim C
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Lynn P
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Response from Angie M | Reviewed this property |
We saw a couple of parking lots but were bused in. Sorry I know that’s not a lot of help. We also saw lots of cars parked on the streets.
7 May 2017|
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Response from SculptableDesign | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Monaco is wonderfully classic and quaint! They also have an attached restaurant with a stellar menu and elite customer service. Definitely my recommendation!!
21 February 2017|
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Response from Amicthelldc | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is it runs from 10am till 10pm daily every 15 mins