In the Monaco's 241 rooms, plush beds are covered in luxurious animal-print linens, and side chairs are upholstered in a pattern copied from a map used by George Washington. Contemporary amenities include 37-inch, flat-panel LCD TVs, soft robes and a gourmet honor bar. You'll also have access to in-room spa treatments, 24-hour room service and the company of your favorite pet (welcome at no extra charge). Extras include complimentary morning coffee service and free evening wine receptions held around the fireplace in the lobby lounge. The Monaco also hosts a 24/7 fitness room, indoor pool, business center with computers and printer, and an American-style tavern adjacent to the hotel. Valet parking is available round the clock for an additional fee. The Monaco is located on King Street off I-95, one mile from the Metro Station and within walking distance of dozens of neighborhood boutiques, galleries and restaurants. Historic Mount Vernon and the National Mall in Washington, D.C., are both within a 20-minute drive. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is about five miles away. our guests report that the Monaco Alexandria is "a wonderful contemporary hotel" with "large, comfortable" rooms, "awesome" decor, a "great happy hour" and "friendly" staff that "caters to kids."