A brand new addition to historic Old Town, the Hotel Monaco Alexandria is a luxury destination that truly treasures the rich history of the hotels location. This elite Washington DC area hotel is proudly seated on the same site as the former Marshall Inn, the location where an altercation between the innkeeper, secessionist James W. Jackson and 11th New York Infantry leader Colonel Elmer Ellsworth led to the melee that began the Civil War. Exemplifying rich, contemporary décor yet tenaciously adhering to a love for history, the Hotel Monaco Alexandria features beautiful, playfully innovative furnishings adorned with tasteful historic accents. Each room boasts hues of mocha, cream, dark red, velvet blue and soft black, a color scheme modeled after the uniform of a Union Soldier. In room amenities include a 37 LCD flat screen television, wireless and wired high-speed Internet access, two dual-line telephones, an executive writing desk with an ergonomic chair, an iHome clock radio with docking station for iPods, plush bathrobes and LOccitane bathroom amenities. Whether traveling for business or leisure to the Washington DC area, guests can pamper themselves with 24-hour room service or they can enjoy the Mind Body Spa package, which includes in-room exercise programs for yoga, Pilates, core strengthening and meditation.