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“king street”(451 reviews)
“free trolley”(196 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 3 days ago

I am obsessed with cute little towns such as this one. Day or night there is something to see or do. Even just walking around to all the little shops there and eating at one of the local cafes is a great way to spend...More

Thank SabrinaR1317
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While there is a free shuttle that travels along King Street, Old Town is very walkable. Certainly the best way to see the many stores and restaurants.

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were there on a Saturday night and it was quite busy. We stopped a couple Irish Bars and had Italian food. The waterfront is nice and the Torpedo Factory, if you are interested is right there. There is a free trolley if you don’t...More

Thank BunnieinOregon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was in town for a business trip and spent an evening walking around old town. I enjoy sight seeing in historical places, and this place is rich with it. Plenty of excellent restaurants, pubs, and coffee shops in the area, as well as specialty shopping....More

Thank cheez66
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a great place to spend a weekend, day or evening out. Lots of things to do and see. The waterfront area is great. More restaurants, bars and shops for all tastes and interests. Parking is crazy and difficult to find. Parking garages are a...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old town Alexandria was the home of both George Washington and Robert E. Lee. The tavern where Jefferson held his inaugural party is still in existence.

Thank RetiredCharles
Reviewed 1 week ago

5th year wedding anniversary - such a cool town to relax in for a few days. Easy access to DC if you want to check out the sites, or (like us) just visit as many shops, bars and restaurants as possible. Go to the Birchmere...More

Thank JKSullyBeans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much to see and go to near by Beautiful place wonder past the tourist spots and beyond. Down by the water there are Happy hours M F 4-7 near a big museum and the water

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to check out old Town Alexanderia after dinner! The shops and restaurants are awesome!! We decided to just sit in a bench - grabbed some ice cream- and just watched the boats and water taxis. Also the street musician playing the water glasses...More

Thank LTFB703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole area is so ripe it drips of history! If you love history and tradition this is the place for you! Many many old buildings and things to do. Quaint shops and restaurants are a plenty. The atmosphere and people in it make this...More

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Lynn P
15 June 2018|
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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.
6 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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Yes it is it runs from 10am till 10pm daily every 15 mins