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Fairfield Inn Florence

2.5 of 5 140 Dunbarton Drive, Florence, SC 29501
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Guilford, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I travel with national chain hotels/motels because, usually, the only surprises are great surprises. HOWEVER---We were shocked by how "tired" the Fairfield Inn, Florence, SC has become. The rooms are tired. The heat/ac units sound like get engines on takeoff. The bathrooms, while clean, are "tired". You can do better in Florence, SC.

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Dear Charles R, Please let me begin by apologizing for your experience at the Fairfield Inn Florence. The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our guests... More 

Pecetto Torinese, Italy
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112 reviews 112 reviews
73 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a night in this structure with one colleague. Hotel surroundings are quite poor, maybe due to the late hour we arrived. Lobby is ok, a bit cold. We were on ground floor, facing the parking, with door directly accessible from outside, giving sensation of low security. Room was ok, not modern but clean and quite spacious. It gave... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Dear Alessio315, The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our guests see. Our rooms and bathrooms are smaller in comparison to the newer Fairfield Inn properties.... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

outside of Hotel has true 1970's first impression. Looks as if they are trying to do some remodeling to the exterior. Inside room....small, not what I was expecting. Room was nicely painted, carpets appeared clean, bed and linens stood up to name expectations. However room has mildew smell. Breakfast in lobby was standard but was hot and tasteful.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had stayed here a few year back and it was good. So returning from a family vaca in the FLA we decided to book here again as a half way point in our travel. This place was well below the normal standards of a Fairfield inn....way below!!!!! After 600 miles and the last 40 being traffic for three hours... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Dear atkfretless, Please let me apologize for your experience at the Fairfield Inn Florence. I am sorry for the condition of your room and especially for the lack of customer service that you received from the hotel staff. Let me assure you that I will address your comments with the mentioned staff member. As for your room and the hotel's... More 

Palm Coast, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like so many this time of year we were heading back from the holidays to Florida from the Northeast (NJ). Florence SC was a 10 hour drive so it was a good time and area to stop. As a Marriot Rewards member and traveling with a pet, the Fairfield Inn fit the bill. I knew it was being updated and... More 

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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113 reviews 113 reviews
25 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This original-style motel ( some rooms with outside entrance) is undergoing a gradual renovation and updating. My room ( third floor, interior entry) was clean, spacious and very comfortable for my overnight stay. The lobby area has been modernized, and provides a very good breakfast, including a waffle station and all the usual FI amenities. The common areas ( elevator,... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Jerry S, Your are correct about the original design of this Fairfield Inn. The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our guests see. Our rooms and... More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Staff was very accomodating. Note that this hotel does allow pets, which we didn't know. The hotel looks like it is being renovated and the hallways, rooms, and exterior are all very dated. The room was large on the 3rd floor and the beds were comfortable. The bathroom was also a little run down. The breakfast was super and... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Stren4Fun, Please let me begin by apologizing for your experience at the Fairfield Inn Florence. The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our guests see. Our... More 

Pennsylvania
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55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

A favorite exit on I-95...halfway between NY and Florida. Great area for an overnight. Almost every chain property is represented including a Marriott Courtyard and a Residence Inn if you are Marriott fans. They're a few bucks more than this shop-worn, outside entrance(on the first floor) room.entrances Rooms are small, the free breakfast is worth exactly what you paid for... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Dear Dick and Merle, Please let me begin by apologizing for your experience at the Fairfield Inn Florence. The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our... More 

PA
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138 reviews 138 reviews
30 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed 1 nights on my way from FL to PA. Just off Rt 95 with restaurants in the area. Used the Marriott app to make a reservation and showed up 5 minutes later. They were ready for me. Lobby area has been updated and looks good. The hot breakfast is the normal Fairfield and appreciated in the morning. Food was... More 

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ffi_flofi_gm, General Manager at Fairfield Inn Florence, responded to this review

Dear hermrc, Please let me begin by apologizing for your experience at the Fairfield Inn Florence. The Fairfield Inn Florence is one of the few remaining "Original, First Generation" Fairfield Inns still in operation. Twenty-seven years ago this was the layout and design that you would have seen. The exterior walkways are usually the first thing that our guests see.... More 

Arlington, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I stayed here in late November with elderly in-laws on the way from DC to Florida. Contrary to some reviews, there's absolutely nothing wrong with this hotel: it's just off I-95 yet quiet, neat, clean, and comfortable, with friendly, courteous staff, good free wi-fi and a good hot breakfast. Yes, it's relatively old for a Fairfield Inn ('80s), but undergoing... More 

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Address: 140 Dunbarton Drive, Florence, SC 29501
Location: United States > South Carolina > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn Florence 2.5*
Number of rooms: 135
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