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Alexandria Quality Inn Mount Vernon is an award winning hotel for visitors and travelers. More local hotels offer outstanding options for comfortable and hospitable lodging.

When you have out of town visitors and would like to recommend a hotel for them, why not recommend an award-winning hotel that is just down the street? 

Alexandria Quality Inn Mount Vernon, 7212 Richmond Highway has received the coveted Hospitality Gold Award from Choice Hotels International  – this award for exemplary ratings in customer service and satisfaction reflects overall satisfaction, the likelihood of recommending the property and the variety of amenities available at the hotel, is awarded to top performing property’s among the company's more than 4,800 U.S. franchised hotels, the Quality Inn Mount Vernon is among the top 10 percent within the Quality brand.

The Quality Inn® Mount Vernon also received an appreciation award from the Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Department for extraordinary service by offering free rooms to Fairfax County police officers and fire fighters so they did not have to travel home through dangerous storms.  The Inn also received a Beautification Award that honors those organizations and individuals who help make Richmond Highway more attractive. 

Each Quality Inn offers the Q Café for the continental breakfasts – the Quality Inn® Mount Vernon has just added an outdoor café and hotel guests have already expressed their delight in being able to enjoy their morning on the patio. This hotel offers many full-service amenities including free continental breakfast, free parking, free coffee, free local calls and free USA Today.  Guests will enjoy relaxing in the seasonal outdoor pool and picnic area.  There are also designated rooms for guests traveling with pets.

The Quality Inn® Mount Vernon hotel is ideally located off Interstate 95, between Washington, D.C. and Mount Vernon at 7212 Richmond Highway.  The hotel is close to local points of interest including Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens, Gunston Hall Plantation and Fort Belvoir Army base.  Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is six miles and Washington Dulles International Airport is 25 miles away.

Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like free DSL and Wi-Fi access in all rooms and access to fax and copy services as well as the computer in the lobby for all guests to use.

The spacious guest rooms come equipped with coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards and cable television with HBO. Handicap accessible and non-smoking rooms can be requested.  Pets are welcome with a deposit and nightly fee. Coin-operated laundry facilities are provided for guest convenience.

Comfortable amenities, friendly service and competitive rates make the Quality Inn Mount Vernon a great choice.  The hotel prides itself in adding a new room amenity each year. General Manager, Carmen Fierro says, “I’ve been here 18 years and it is getting tougher and tougher to find something new to add each year to the rooms – but we are doing it!”

Other great local hotels include Hampton Inn & Suites Alexandria, 5821 Richmond Highway;  Travelers Motel, 5916 Richmond Highway; Holiday Inn Express, 6055 Richmond Highway; Springhill Suites by Marriot, 6065 Richmond Highway; Hampton Inn & Suites Mount Vernon / Belvoir, 8843 Richmond Highway; and Quality Inn Fort Belvoir, 8849 Richmond Highway.  The Kimpton Hotels in Old Town Alexandria offer unique lodging and dining options.  

Just remember to make your reservations early as the vacancy rate on Richmond Highway is extremely low with some hotels completely full during the week.

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