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Alexandria's Treasure House

302 Rucker Pl , Alexandria, VA 22301 USA (Show map)
4.7
13 Reviews
$130 - $175
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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service5
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.5

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great place. very convenient. wonderful host

4.8 on October 16, 2014

The Treasure House is wonderful! We spent a full week in the Prince room and found the accommodations to be very comfortable. The room was small but adequate. The small flat screen TV is attached to broadcast channels. Our room and the adjacent guest room are on the lower level and they do share the small bathroom sandwiched between rooms. However, during this week there was no one in the other room so we had a private bath. We have stayed at other B&Bs with shared bath and it mostly works well. Breakfast was delicious and varied. We seldom needed any lunch and simply ate an early dinner in Alexandria. Monia and Lee are wonderful hosts. Monia knows the area and the history very well. The neighborhood is very quiet and seemed very safe. The neighbors were out walking and jogging so we felt very comfortable walking all around the area. The inn is about 0.6 mile from the King Street Metro station. We walked to Metro every morning and visited museums and memorials on the DC mall all week and never moved the car parked in front of house. Look into a Metro Smartrip card for easy access to the entire subway system. The card can be used for the local Alexandria Dash buses (AT2, AT5, AT6) to get to bus stop at King St and Walnut within 300 feet of the inn if needed. Also there is some reasonable Smartrip meter parking at the Metro stop if the weather is really bad. Great place!


It was a "treasure"!

4.4 on August 28, 2014

We enjoyed our one night at Alexandria's Treasure House. Moina is a wonderful host,and we had a pleasant visit with her after a delicious breakfast. It was a simple meal but carefully prepared and elegantly presented. The room was nicely appointed and very clean.


Wonderful Experience - Look Forward to our Next Stay!

5 on August 10, 2014

The rooms were very clean and comfortable and the common areas offered many places to relax in the evenings. Breakfasts were tasty and filling and Moina shares genuine interest in each of her guests, and offers good suggestions on local places to go. Near the Kings Street Metro, which offers convenient access to all of DC. We look forward to visiting the DC area again and staying at Alexandria's Treasure House!


A Wonderful place...

5 on May 26, 2014

I had a sudden business trip to Washington DC come and could not find a hotel room within a decent driving distance. My wife located the Alexandria's Treasure House and we made arrangements for me to stay for two evenings. It was such a pleasure to meet Lee and Moina and stay in their wonderful home. The room was great, the garden was spectacular, and I think I may have missed something special when I told Moina I didn't need her to make me a full breakfast everyday! I would recommend Alexandria's Treasure to anyone. Oh, and it's cheaper than a hotel.


Home away from home

4.2 on May 06, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Alexandria's Treasure House, and would second the positive comments others have made, and add that the real treasure is owner Moina Ratliff. She's seen and experienced much, having arrived in WDC in 1950 and worked on Capitol Hill for 26 years, and restored several homes in Old Town. Please take the time to visit with her.


Like you're visiting your favorite family in the country!

4.8 on May 04, 2014

Monia made this a truly special experience. With it's impeccable cleanliness and historical art and decor, this B&B is beyond reproach. I will most definitely return. Close to King street and near the ferry that takes you straight to the baseball stadium. So cute. Anyone would be so lucky to get to stay here!


Great Stay In Alexandria

4.8 on May 03, 2014

A little tricky to find in this beautiful, quiet neighborhood of Alexandria with windy roads, but the accommodations were excellent and owner Moina was gracious and welcoming. Our room was very comfortable and the next morning Moina served eggs as requested, and we had a fun conversation about the history of the home and life in Alexandria. We'll be sure to stay again next time we're in the DC area.


Great Holiday Visit!

4.6 on December 30, 2013

Coming from the Southwest, the two of us were looking for a romantic get away to ever more into the holiday spirit. We decided on DC and Alexandria's Treasure House. This was an excellent choice. Situated near Old Town Alexandria, this B&B is in a great location for enjoying Alexandria's history and culture while offering very easy access to DC. We were driving a rental car and did not use the readily available public transportation. Alexandria's Treasure House has parking accessible from the alley and street parking out front. Parking during our sightseeing was a manageable challenge and having the vehicle provided great storage flexibility of jackets and such. Alexandria's Treasure House is nicely finished. The rooms are ample in size, very comfortable, and kept very clean. The bed is very comfortable. The breakfasts are very satisfying. Moina's hospitality is delightful. All in all, it would be an easy first choice to stay here again.


Truly a Treasure In Alexandria

4.8 on September 29, 2013

My family and I recently traveled to Alexandria and had the pleasure of staying at Alexandria's Treasure House. Tucked into a lovely old neighborhood, but with easy access to downtown Old Town and the Metro, this is a charming bed and breakfast. A different but delicious breakfast every morning, immaculate rooms, beautifully tiled bathrooms with thick absorbent towels and superb hospitality. Modern amenities like Wi-Fi are included along with the charming rooms and wonderful hospitality. Moina and Lee were also really fun to talk to! Seattle Travelers


HOME AWAY FROM HOME !

4.8 on April 19, 2013

Our travel plans included touring both Alexandria's "Old Town" and Washington DC. Lodging then, had to be close to the METRO, as well as restaurants and shops. We chose Alexandria's Treasure House B & B which met all of our requirements as well as offering a quiet tree-lined neighborhood where we could get a good nights' sleep following a full day of being on the go. That was not the best part though, as our host, Moina greeted us warmly, having us feel a part of her family from the moment we arrived. Her home is spotless with personal touches and amenities abound; comfort and convenience could not have gotten any better! We booked her largest room with private bath which was comparable to luxury hotels! Bedding, linens and towels were first quality. Our room boasted period furniture which could have held clothing for at least six people! (Most B & B's do not offer useful storage for clothing after unpacking.) My wife and I enjoyed a hot cooked breakfast each morning including juice and coffee. Each evening we helped ourselves to a pot of tea from a selection of many imported teas. The manicured back yard offered a nice setting to kick back with a book, coffee or tea at the end of the day. Parking was found out front, at the curb; it was a pleasure not to bother with parking meters, nor worry about security. Quiet was not the word; we heard nothing at all in the evening; it seemed that all of the pets in the neighborhood were sleeping as well! Alexandria's Treasure House is highly recommended!!


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Rooms & Rates

Prince room

Really fit for a Prince! Queen size bed, spotless tub and shower bath shared with the princess room - both rooms very private, large closets, telephones, clock radios, televisions, iron and ironing board available. Down pillows on beds but poly pillows in closets if preferred. Hair dryer in bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Princess Room

Truly for a princess, queen size bed, spacious closet and pretty décor, tile bath with shower and vintage tub, shared with Prince Room. High ceilings with ceiling fan - bright morning light.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Wicker Room

Tasteful wicker wonderland, queen bed, comfortable chairs, quite spacious, new tile shower and tub bath shared with Ramona's Room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Ramona's Room

Queen bed, comfortable seating, tub and shower bath shared with Wicker Room. Bright west facing windows.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 Queen

Queen Suite

Colonial décor, in room marble tub and shower bath with all accoutrements, walk in closet with free standing mirror, window seat, pretty garden view, queen four poster bed, quiet, spacious, flooded with light especially in early morning.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, near metro and free trolly, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Private Home Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3-6 pm
  • Check Out:: accomodating
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Please call with credit card number do not enter over internet! Will not be charged until arrival.
  • Cancellations: If you cannot make your reservation. Please call and let us know 48 hours prior to your arrival or you will be charged the full amount of your nights stay.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Moina and Lee Ratliff

About the innkeepers

After much coaching from her father, Moina moved to Washington and began her 26 plus years as a congressional aid. She spent 20 more years working for John Moss, a representative from Sacramento, California, who was the Father of the Freedom of Information Act.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: upon guest request
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

, Will accomodate need


Details

302 Rucker Pl , Alexandria, VA 22301 USA (Show map)

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