Alexandria VA Activities: Local Tips from Our Staff
Experience lesser known Alexandria VA activities like someone who has lived here for years. One of the wonders of travel is getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Hotel Monaco helps you make the most of your Alexandria stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Alexandria, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
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Assistant Director of Housekeeping
My great-grandfather worked at the Torpedo Factory when it actually manufactured torpedo's. Now it serves as a home to 82 local artists studios right on the water.
Geranio's Ristorante is the best food I have had since I studied in Italy. You can even get 10% off entrees before 7pm and after 9:30pm!
Guest Service Represenative
Flying Fish which has killer a "Sushi Happy Hour", a speakeasy room and a wide variety of domestic and imported beers for the beer lovers!
PX Lounge's 1940s style and their signature cocktails, created by their infamous mixologist Todd Thrasher, are to die for!
Assistant Manager at Jackson 20
With three bars to choose from, great food and drinks, Union Street Public House is the #1 spot for locals.
Southside has great drinks and the jalapeño-honey pulled chicken nachos are a must try!
Director of Housekeeping
Gift for loved ones, furry friends, or decorations for the home are available at a multitude of shops and boutiques.
Ready to up your game? Dash's of Old Townwill help you create a custom look from clothing you already own, or want made just for you.
Want to create your own action? Fast Eddie's has 15 pool tables ready to be racked.
Watch our local sports teams play at Bugsy's, a sports bar owned and operated by a former NHL player!
Area Sales Manager
For more information about any of these suggestions and additional favorite Alexandria VA activities, contact Hotel Monaco's Guest Services Team at (703) 549-6080.
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