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Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in exploring New Bedford, this is a great place to stay. We didn't need the car at all -- everything we needed was in walking distance, from the Whaling Museum to several interesting restaurants. With taxes, our double king room was $266 -- more than we intended to spend, but the convenient location was great. Wifi... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was very professional, room was clean and breakfast was quite decent. Walking distance to the whaling museum and national park, as well as several bars and restaurants. Convenient to major highways as well.

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Maria G, We appreciate your feedback very much. Very happy to see that you had great stay with us and were able to see all the Downtown New Bedford has to offer. Please come back and stay with us again when back this way. Thank you very much. More

Eugene, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a free room through Marriott and this was the closest Marriott hotel to Cape Cod, which I was visiting for a couple of days. We were staying here on our last night after a couple of days in Cape Cod and I'm really glad it wasn't our home base for the whole stay. We didn't get there until... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Hello Amy D, Thank you for taking the time to-do a review about your stay with us and being a Marriott rewards member. It seems like you did have a nice stay with us and got to take advantage of all our great accommodations. I am sorry to see that you felt that the front desk was not giving 100%... More

Powder Springs, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed 8/19-22/14. The staff were hospitable, professional, and courteous. The quality of the hotel was comfortable, immaculate, and modern. I would recommend that you stay at this location. The mall is approximately 5 miles from the hotel. A movie theater, and restaurants is at the mall.

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Dear HarlemGurl, Haven on Earth! WOW! Thank you very much for this really great review. Very nice to see that you had a pleasant stay with us and that you would recommend us too. We as a team work hard to make sure that our guests are taken care of and comfortable when staying. We hope to see you again.... More

Erie, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't know what to expect having never been to New Bedford. We were in town for a wedding and this was a perfect location for the wedding guests to stay. This is right across from the Marina, loved walking around looking at all the lobster boats. Restaurants are within walking distance. Rooms were updated, spacious and clean. The main lobby... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Hello Michelle I, It is very nice to see that you delighted in your stay with us at the Fairfield Inn and also the city of New Bedford. Our hotel has a unique location right on the working waterfront with great restaurants and beautiful views. Nice to see that you were able to enjoy all that we have here from... More

Positano, Italy
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here recently while visiting family in New Bedford. Location is excellent, with a very short walk to restaurants, nightlife and sightseeing. Price was very good and hotel was clean. Plenty of parking, hot breakfast in the morning, and close to the highway if you're planning on exploring the cape. I highly recommend the Fairfield Inn & Suites New... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

We appreciate your review of the Fairfield Inn & Suites! It sounds like you were able to explore the area, and your stay with us was enjoyable. We are in a great central location for exploring the area attractions such as Cape Cod and Newport. We hope to welcome you back in the future. More

Bellevue, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a brand new hotel located next to fishermen harbor, and main highways. One side of the hotel is facing main streets and busy highways where traffic noise is very loud through out the day and night. However if you get a room facing the harbor, it will be quieter but more expensive. Breakfast at the hotel is just... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford. The hotel is located across from a "working" harbor, so sometimes there can be evidence of that. The main road behind the hotel is busy during certain times of the day, but does not disturb our hotel. We are in a prime location in New Bedford, and hope you... More

Baltimore
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126 reviews 126 reviews
30 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It's clean and well run.... just what you'd expect from the Marriott chain. In a way, it's like the hotel version of a moderately upscale McDonalds restaurant. No surprises, not particularly memorable on the positive side, but no complains either. We got there late a night and check in was prompt and easy. The room and bath comfortable. The breakfast... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Vandal72, Thank you for taking the time to do a Trip Advisor Review about your stay with us. It is nice to see that even though it was a short stay with us you were comfortable and able to enjoy our complimentary breakfast. I am however sorry to see that our brand the Fairfield is not one that you... More

Malvern, Pennsylvania
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349 reviews 349 reviews
100 hotel reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

With only three hotels listed on Trip Advisor for New Bedford, the Fairfield Inn & Suites provides travelers with a very good lodging option right in the heart of the historic waterfront district. The City of New Bedford should be extremely grateful to Marriott for making an investment in their city. The hotel provides a good anchor for the development... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Keystone_Traveler, Thank you very much for taking the time to do such a detailed review about your stay with us at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in New Bedford. It is very nice to see that you loved our location right in beautiful downtown working waterfront. We work hard to make sure that every guest is comfortable and able... More

Milan, Italy
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Somewhat overpriced due to the fact that we stayed in August but hotel and room were clean. Had a good room with a view on the Harbourfront. What was disappointing was that neither the staff or the hotel had anything special or did anything special (service, friendliness etc) that would have made the stay memorable. As such, while the hotel... More

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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Dear Richard B, Thank you for taking the time to do a Trip Advisor review about you stay with us. We are happy to see that you had a nice view our working water front. August is still a very busy time for us and I am sorry to see that you found our staff and hotel unmemorable; we always... More

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Address: 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740
Location: United States > Massachusetts > New Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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