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The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection

480 King Street | Alexandria, VA 22314  [SEE MAP]Alexandria, VA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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The attached restaurant, Jackson 20, receives rave reviews
Several prior travelers wished standard rooms were a bit larger
Set in Alexandria, Virginia's Old Town, this boutique hotel earns high praise for its quirky design. Although some guests say standard rooms are on the smaller side (at 300 square feet), The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection's 241 rooms and suites do feature vibrant colors, bold accents and modern furniture. Between the decor and friendly customer service, recent visitors said that this hotel made them feel like royalty (though some did note their service experience was not up to par with others' glowing reviews). Family-friendly amenities, like the heated pool, are a particular hit with the younger crowd. Other perks include delectable American fare served at Jackson 20, the hotel's on-site restaurant. Plus, with the shops and bars of Old Town and downtown Washington, D.C. within easy reach, the Alexandrian, Autograph Collection makes a great home base for exploration. Plus, this Autograph Collection hotel's affiliation with the Marriott brand means Marriott Bonvoy members are able to earn or use points for a stay here.
Alexandria, VA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 241 rooms
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Traditional, Modern



  • 4.0Hotel Class


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Critic Reviews



This hotel's location in the heart of Old Town puts you near numerous restaurants and shops. After your walk around town, rest in the comfortable setting of the eclectic lobby.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 2082 have reviewed the The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2082 reviews 4.5 (based on 2082 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The guest rooms and suites at the The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection start at about 300 square feet and combine contemporary amenities with historical charm. Decorated in shades of taupe, gray, navy blue and red, accommodations feature wallpapered accent walls, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and locally inspired artwork. Upgraded rooms also include jetted soaking tubs or furnished terraces, while suites have separate living areas or parlors.
  • In-room Wi-Fi costs $9.95 per day

Standard room size300 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection is located in the middle of Old Town and exudes family-friendly colonial charm. The property is surrounded by historic sites, designer boutiques and art galleries and sits within walking distance of the Old Town Farmers Market and Market Square. A few blocks east of the hotel, guests will find the Potomac River, where water taxis are available to get to Washington, D.C. To get around Old Town, visitors can take the free King Street Trolley.
  • Closest metro station, King Street (Blue and Yellow lines), is about a mile west of the property
  • Located 3 miles south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and 34 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • Free shuttle from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport offered 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily
  • 24-hour valet parking ($38)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($32)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


Jackson 20, the hotel's restaurant, offers American tavern fare with Southern influences. Craft beers, wines and a variety of cocktails are also on the menu.
  • Restaurant open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Jackson 20 participates in Alexandria's biannual restaurant week

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection has a 40-foot heated indoor pool on its third floor. Lounge chairs are available in the pool area.
  • Pool open 8 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 10 p.m. on weekdays; it is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekends
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


Aside from the heated indoor pool, this hotel offers no amenities for kids. However, Old Town Alexandria offers plenty of things to do for families year-round.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The on-site fitness center has treadmills, stationary bikes, free weights and elliptical machines.
    • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
    • Towels provided
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection has over 9,000 square feet of event space that includes three conference rooms, a boardroom and a 2,352-square-foot ballroom. The boardroom has space for up to 12 business travelers, while the ballroom can accommodate up to 250 guests for receptions.
    • Property has a 24-hour business center with a printer
    • Meeting areas are equipped with audiovisual technology

    Number of meeting rooms7

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    The Alexandrian, Autograph Collection is a pet-friendly hotel. Pets 80 lbs and under are welcome for a $25 nightly fee.
    • Jackson 20 hosts dog-friendly happy hours on Thursday evenings
    • Maximum 2 pets are permitted in each room
    • Pets allowed (free)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting


    The hotel's 9,285 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space can accommodate weddings with up to 250 guests. There are a variety of spaces available, including a brick-lined indoor courtyard and the elegant Old Town Ballroom (which can be used in its entirety or divided for smaller events). The courtyard can host up to 200 people for banquets and the ballroom can host up to 180.
    • Catering services from Jackson 20 can be arranged
    • On-site wedding professionals available to manage wedding details
    • Room blocks offered for wedding guests

    Maximum wedding guest capacity200

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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