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Old Town Alexandria at your doorstep

Morrison House is centrally-located in the heart of Old Town, surrounded by the very best of historic Alexandria, Virginia. Cobblestone streets give way to enticing shops and happening bars that mingle the old with the new. By day, the neighborhood bustles with museumgoers, art enthusiasts and shoppers, while nighttime draws foodies and beer lovers to venues that range from lively Irish pubs, romantic seafood bistros and some of the Washington-area’s best restaurants. Locals and visitors have easy access to a variety of things to do and love strolling the waterfront, attending annual festivals and being part of a warm community where everyone feels like an old friend.

You’ll find that America’s stories weave their magic in present-day Alexandria, as you visit Old Town’s museums, restaurants, and shops. Stroll to King Street for one-of-a-kind shops and fine and casual restaurants. Nearby is Market Square and Waterfront Park. A close Metro stop provides easy access to Washington DC. A 25-minute taxi ride is all that is needed for guests to reach historic Mount Vernon. The hotel is five blocks from its sister property, The Alexandrian . Guests are welcome to The Alexandrian’s many amenities, including King & Rye Restaurant and 24-hour fitness center.


Area Activities

Nearby Attractions:

  • Alexandria Market Square
  • Alexandria Waterfront and Waterfront Square
  • Shopping on King Street
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center
  • Smithsonian Museums
  • National Mall & Memorials
  • Potomac Yards
  • MGM Casino
  • National Zoo
  • Mount Vernon
  • Also, bike rentals, biking trails, jogging trails and a nature preserve are all less than a quarter mile from the hotel

Sightseeing Activities:

Let those in the know show you around town with these local tours:

Custom Experiences:

Morrison House: America’s Founding Fathers at home in Alexandria

Let us bring to life the unique literary history of Alexandria through this crafted walking tour experience at The Alexandrian’s sister property, Morrison House, which includes a signature Morrison House rye whiskey cocktail at The Study and custom quill and ink set. 

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Key to the City

Purchase a “Key to the City” pass through our Front Office which gives you access to numerous local Old Town, Alexandria attractions!