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Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great, but the hotel is just average, a little old and shabby. It does have a parking garage and complimentary full breakfast. You have to walk through an outside courtyard to get back and forth between rooms and the front desk, which is less than ideal in the winter. My room was cleaned even though I had... More 

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Western Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anybody who's traveled has stayed at numerous surburban motels with free parking and breakfast. Some of them, like this one, are extended stay. The most impressive thing is that this place is just blocks away from several major highways yet is set apart and easy to reach. The second thing is how clean it is. Third is that it has... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Overall, my stay was quite pleasant. The lobby and breakfast area were very nice, and my room was comfortable and clean. The staff was welcoming and friendly. I gave it 4 out of 5 because of some minor issues, mainly the need for updating as some other guests have noted. When walking to my room on the 2nd floor, there... More 

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Thank Dianne R
Dave K, General Manager at Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield, responded to this review

Dear Dianne, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It means a lot to us when our guests give us feedback from their stay, and please know that we use it to increase our level of service for all future guests. I'm glad to hear that you will be staying with us in February and we look... More 

Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I recently stayed at this hotel for a 10 day business trip. Now normally I would NEVER stay outside of the Beltway or further than Arlington. But my company put me up here so I had no say in the lodgings (at least I got a lot of Marriott points!). The hotel itself is comfy. My room was large, with... More 

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Dave K, General Manager at Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield, responded to this review

Dear TwoCrabs, We at the Residence Inn Merrifield strive to offer the absolute best experience to all of our guests. All food and drinks served at our evening event, The Mix, are complimentary and I will certainly look into any errors that may have occurred on your hotel receipt. After reading your comments, I would like to opportunity to research... More 

Portland, Maine
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our 4-night stay right after Christmas. Hotel is old & dated, furniture needs to be thrown out (some things not even good enough to donate to charity). But these drawbacks are more than balanced out by the positives: (1) price, (2) location, (3) friendly staff, and (4) lots of space. For example, when gas fireplace didn't work friendly... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We returned to this property for several days earlier this month. Advance booking thru Marriott directly resulted in a nice rate, and a greatly appreciated upgrade at check in. This is a quite busy hotel due to location but the staff handles it quite well. Predictably clean throughout and above average morning and evening food service. We will return when... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I stayed in a suite with 1 living room and a bedroom. Accommodation was spacious and nice. Service was very good. Everyday rooms would be done very nicely and the facility to order stuff by filing up a form was awesome! Staff was extremely friendly. One of them really helped me to plan my trip to NYC :-) Also once... More 

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Michigan
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here in December 2015 on a family trip. AAA offered a good price and the location was close to freeways. The hotel is a little older, but the rooms and beds were comfortable. Breakfast was good but crowded each day (not a lot of seating). There is a 24-Hour CVS pharmacy next door.

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Lenexa, Kansas
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

A little older Residence but still clean and well-maintained. Good location near restaurants and highways. Breakfast selections were just fine and good for grabbing a quick bite on the way out. Fireplaces are gas and a nice touch.

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Dayton, Ohio, United States
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

With my son living in the area we visit several times a year. It was very nice to have the extra room in the one bedroom suite especially having our youngest (15 year old) travelling with us. This was our 1st stay & if the price stays as reasonable as our 1st we will definitely be back!

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