Lorien Hotel & Spa
Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, this Kimpton boutique hotel is less than a mile from major landmarks like the Lyceum and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Behind a stately red-brick exterior, the hotel has 107 guest rooms furnished by acclaimed designer Vicente Wolf. Decorated in pale blues and grays, each room contains original artwork and large windows overlooking King Street or the adjacent courtyard. Select rooms also have claw-foot tubs, and a Dream Service menu provides everything from fuzzy socks to warm milk and cookies. Additional amenities include a spa and two Belgian restaurants by celebrated chef Robert Wiedmaier.