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Top 10 Vrbo Rentals in Alexandria, Virginia

Located on the Potomac River, Alexandria, Virginia is seven miles and a 20 minute Metro ride to Washington D.C. Making it a perfect home base for anyone who wants to visit historic sites of the United States of America.

But Alexandria is fascinating enough to be its own tourist destination. With plenty of colonial architecture, brick sidewalks, and dining opportunities, the Old Town section is a can’t miss. You’re also close enough to take a day trip to explore the grounds and house of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. No matter your reason for visiting, there are plenty of historic and modern rentals for you to lay your head.

Old Town Home-Away-from-Home, Easy Walk To Metro Old Town Home Away From Home Living Room
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Old Town Home-Away-from-Home, Easy Walk To Metro

Easily walkable to restaurants or the Metro station, this 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse is located in a quiet neighborhood within Old Town. Giving you a break when you need it but keeping you close enough to enjoy the action. With 1,500 square feet of space, there’s plenty of room for everyone in your party to relax.

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Cozy Apartment in Historic Old Town Alexandria

Located in a building built in the 1840s, this fully renovated basement apartment has its own private entrance and is located right in Old Town. A quick walk to the Metro or the waterfront, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom has a kitchenette to make a snack or cup of coffee. There’s also a washer and dryer for those longer stays.

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Sustainable Stay in Historic Alexandria

Looking for a rental unit that is geared around sustainability? Then this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is for you. Located above Mason & Greens, the area’s first zero-waste grocery store, and located in a Victoria-era row house, the unit is steps away from restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques. Only eight blocks from the waterfront and eight blocks from the Metro, it’s in a central location perfect for exploring.

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Historic Home in Center of Old Town Alexandria

With 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this 2,600 square foot townhouse has plenty of room for large families or get-togethers with friends. Multiple levels allow guests their own space while a fenced-in, private yard lets everyone get together for meals, a game of cornhole or to hang around the firepit. A large living area with a fireplace is a great gathering place to read or play games on cold nights or after a day out in the surrounding area.

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George Washington Town House

This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse not only has plenty of room to sleep six guests but also has historic value. Located on the original site of a home George Washington used as an office, this 1,800 square foot home is within walking distance of the waterfront, Metro, and restaurants. There are also two parking spots on-site, an extra plus in Old Town.

Luxuriously Restored Loft in Old Town Bedroom in Luxuriously Restored Loft
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Luxuriously Restored Loft in Old Town

A restored loft located in the heart of Old Town, this 1 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom keeps you right in the middle of the action. Inside the loft the vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace, and Bluetooth speaker system allow you to relax in comfort after returning from a night on the town.

Stay on Alexandria's Most Historic Block, Captainers Row Living room in Captainer's Row Townhouse
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Stay on Alexandria's Most Historic Block, Captainers Row

Built in the mid-1700s, this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom features plenty of antique furnishings to make it feel like a trip in the past. That doesn’t mean the house feels old because modern features like wifi, updated kitchen and bathrooms, and washer/dryer help let you relax and enjoy your stay. The trolley stop is a short walk from the home while bike share rental stations are right around the corner so you can explore Alexandria at your own pace.

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Cozy Studio At The Grace Near Safeway

Looking for a modern place to sleep but don’t need a lot of room? This 1 bathroom studio is a perfect choice. The room’s kitchenette has a microwave, dishwasher, and mini-fridge so you can cook small meals or have a cup of coffee in the morning. The building’s shared courtyard lets visitors relax outdoors while it’s being located on King Street ensures you’re always right next to the best restaurants and shops in Old Town.

Stylish 2-Bedroom Townhouse in Charming Old Town Living room of The Dog House
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Stylish 2-Bedroom Townhouse in Charming Old Town

A pet-friendly getaway, this 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom house is located in a quaint row of townhouses close to restaurants and shops. The lower level has a dining room, modern kitchen, and living room that has a working fireplace. On the top level are both bedrooms allowing everyone to have their space or let the children sleep while adults stay up to chat. When the weather is nice, head to the fenced-in patio to relax.

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Modern 3-Bedroom with Free Parking, 9 Miles To D.C.

Located in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by nature trails, this 1,350 square foot house has an open floor plan and sleeps up to 6 guests. Making it a good base for families visiting the Washington D.C. area. The large modern kitchen has plenty of room for cooking meals, the 3 bedrooms give plenty of space to get settled and the back deck lets everyone kick back after a day out exploring. There’s even a large yard let the kids run around and play.

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