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Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8258 Arnt Blvd, 140 and I-94; exit 41, Watervliet, MI 49098 (Formerly Ramada Watervliet)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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cleveland, ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I were given tickets to a Notre Dame football game at the last minute, and we could not find a hotel in the South Bend area or even close. I was given the option by Marriott to stay at this hotel. What a great find! First of all, it is about a 45-50 minute drive from South... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel and staff very friendly. Short drive to the beach , shops eating. I would have been very unhappy if I was coming here for the "waterpark". It is expensive and very tiny. We did have a very rude clerk when booking the rooms but onsite everyone was friendly.

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here because the courtyard in St Joseph was booked for the night. Hotel was clean and staff were friendly and attentive when I called to ask them to have the room next door quiet down after 11pm. Price was way higher than I would normally pay for a Fairfield, by quite a bit. This is the first Marriott property... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community. It is aways our goal to provide the best service to our guest that we can. I am so sorry to hear that you experienced issues in the noise in the hotel. I have brought this issue to my team so we can use... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and we didn't have any complains. Got a good deal for two nights stay. Free wifi, hotel rooms are clean AC is cold, quiet night, closed to fast food restaurants. Liquor store is just right there too. I liked it. Save me some time overall. Staff are nice showed us around the swimming pool... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed here for a wedding (Thursday and Friday nights). We had two hotels to choose from, and we chose this hotel because we were quoted a lower price. Most of my family members were also quoted this lower price. After we checked in, we found out that the hotel had raised the price by $50 for the second... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences on Trip Advisor. I am very sorry that we were unable to mutually agree on a solutuion for your situation. I do appreciate your opinion and will continue to attempt to improve myself and my team for all of your guests. Regards, Brad Schmitz General Manager More

Vicksburg, Michigan
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed this past weekend for the first time and had a amazing visit! The front desk person was great at check in and check out. Every housekeeper and maintenance guy we ran into always greeted us and ask how our stay was going. It's obvious that everyone that works there is very passionate about what they do. The General... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Clinton Township, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We were initially attracted to this hotel because of the indoor water park. The 2 big slides are closed during the week, which is just fine for my family. We enjoyed our 1st trip last year so much that we came back again this year. This year, the staff really is unbelievably accommodating. It starts with the manager Brad who... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Kokomo, IN
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed here in 2013 for family reunion. Loved it then, still do. Staff were great hosts, rooms perfect, clean, spacious, modern. Full breakfast, restocked quickly despite 4th of July crowd. Rates a bit steep but again- 4th of July. Most memorable were the hostesses who checked us in and out- very helpful. Has a small version of a water park... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

Effingham, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

What a great stay. Clean, spacious and over the top awesome staff!, we had two rooms for two nights. There were 7 of us. Breakfast was delicious, dining room clean, host very nice. Massive entry and nice wide hallways. We will make this our annual stop from now on. Thanks again!! Nice and quiet.

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

South Haven, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I did not stay overnight at this hotel today but I was there today at Surfari Joe's and had interaction with the hotel lobby staff. I just want to acknowledge the front desk supervisor named Andrew. Andrew, if you are reading this, thank you so very very much for your kindness and hospitality. When every other member of the hotel... More

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Brad S, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive review of our hotel with the Tripadvisor Community. We are very happy you enjoyed your experience at the Fairfield Inn & Suites - Surfari Joe's Indoor Waterpark. We look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Brad Scmitz General Manager More

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Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph

Address: 8258 Arnt Blvd, 140 and I-94; exit 41, Watervliet, MI 49098 (Formerly Ramada Watervliet)
Location: United States > Michigan > Berrien County > Watervliet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites Watervliet St. Joseph 3*
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Also Known As:
Surfari Joe`s Hotel Watervliet
Watervliet Ramada

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surfari Joe's Indoor Water Park and Hotel is a 96 Room Property with an attached Indoor Water Park. We have recently been purchased and are under new ownership. The hotel has been newly renovated and is now open as a Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott on May 15, 2013. We are working on upgrading the look of the water park and the Ripcurl Arcade. The Water Park will still remain open during renovations. If you have stayed with us prior to May 15, 2013, please try us again to see the wonderful changes that have been made to the Hotel. ... more   less 
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