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“Perfect for what we needed” 4 of 5 stars
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Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9930 Slater Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708   |  
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Fountain Valley
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Raleigh, NC
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19 hotel reviews
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Perfect for what we needed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

My wife was attending a workshop in Huntington beach and as Elite Members, we had 3 Marriott certificates to burn so our stay was free, not even taxes were charged. Location is good for access to long beach and Huntington beach if you have a car, parking is free. Good places to eat and beaches within a few miles. Public parking at the beaches in town was $1.50/hour further out was free.
Our studio Room was very spacious and clean, had a full kitchen, desk for working, large comfortable bed and good sized bathroom. Nothing fancy, but would be good for work or a budget friendly place to stay and do Disney, Newport beach, long beach and the Queen Mary and just hanging out at Huntington beach which is a really cool area (beach and downtown). Free breakfast was good and filling, again not gourmet but something for everyone Would be nice if room had a small balcony. There were grills at the pool and a basketball court. Also for a fee onsite self serve laundry. They have some evening events with free food and snacks but not on the nights we were there. It is next to the highway but the noise was not noticeable at all.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ArtA622, General Manager at Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley, responded to this review, October 14, 2013
Dear KmartRaleigh_NC,

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. I appreciate the favorable review and allowing other visitors to read about what they can experience at the Residence Inn by Marriott.

We look forward to being of service to you again on your next visit.

Warm Regards,
Art Aquino
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Novato, CA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Everything we read about this hotel was right on. Though it was our wedding anniversary weekend and we had to bring along the kids at the last minute and the hotel could not accommodate our request to upgrade to two bedroom suite, everything went smooth. Location is convenient to beaches, which we enjoyed, and grounds were clean and not crowded. The only glitch we encountered was at check-in where we were given a room whose door did not lock properly. We soonafter mentioned it to a person at the front desk, who seemed to know which room we were talking about, which made us wonder why the door hadn't been fixed and we were still given a room with an unsafe door. That said, we requested and were politely granted another room by the friendly, albeit young, front desk staff though the new room was located right above the lobby. We checked out a day early. Bottom line: For the price, room size, location, free hot breakfast and accommodations, it's a great place to stay

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Huntington Beach, California
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142 hotel reviews
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443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were forced out of our digs in Huntington Beach by a flood (broken water line) from an adjacent Condo and so stayed here for two weeks while clean was underway. Breakfast foods were basic and adequate but we enjoyed the people watching more than anything. From careful eaters to basic slobs stuffing their faces. Quite interesting and often amusing. Made me glad that my Mom taught me basic etiquette! TV had basic channels and we could watch KCAL-TV which has been blocked by TimeWarner Cable for the past month due to issues with programming fees. Bed quality was average, A/C kept us cool and kitchen was useful. Maid service was excellent. We didn't try dinner as we ate our dinner meals at nearby restaurants. Parking was plentiful and we could usually find a spot directly in front of the office. Our room was above the office area and usually all was quiet. Front desk staff were very polite, conversant and VERY HELPFUL!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Arizona
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I have stayed at several Residence Inns. This was the smallest room size I've seen in a suite hotel. The sofa bed had nothing supporting the mattress when the bed was opened. The mattress itself was stained and filthy. The room had no bedding for the sofa bed. Two calls to the desk, late at night, finally resulted in bedding but no pillow. A third call for a pillow was answered but no pillow was ever delivered.

The bathroom had bugs. The room had inadequate storage--no place to put suitcases etc.

One night was enough for us and we checked out in the morning. The hotel is very near a major freeway, has minimal parking and is not that close to Huntington Beach. This is a place where I won't be returning.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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ArtA622, General Manager at Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley, responded to this review, August 19, 2013
Dear desertdad67,

Thank you for taking time to write a review of our hotel, I'm sorry that you found our hotel location and guest room sofa bed condition disappointing.

We value your feedback and will use it to better our services and product. Every year, we invest lots of money to improve our hotel, and it is comments like yours that help us to identify where we need to spend.

Thank you again for your feedback, and I'm sorry that we did not meet your expectations.
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Bakersfield, California
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5 hotel reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We spent one night at this Residence Inn, traveling with two toddlers. The staff was wonderful; friendly and prompt. We stayed in a one bedroom unit, which has a sleeper sofa in the living room. This was perfect for us. Everything was great except for one thing.......the beds, both the king size and the sofa sleeper, are in need of replacement. We found the mattresses to be uncomfortable and the pillows small and flat. If new bedding finds its way to this hotel, we will certainly stay again.

Room Tip: Our room was on the back side of the hotel, right at the 405 freeway. The room must be insulated ve...
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ArtA622, General Manager at Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear restls,

Thank you for taking the time to write about our hotel. We appreciate your comments and we will certainly use them to improve as our goal is to provide an extraordinary stay for our guests. We hope to see you again!


Regards,

Art Aquino
General Manager
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Apple Valley, MN
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31 reviews 31 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I have stayed at many Residence Inns, and they all have either a separate building that does not allow pets OR rooms set aside that are "pet free" - which we have always requested since I have pet allergies/asthma. This is the first Residence Inn that has told me that they don't do this. They said that the best they could do was put me in a room that hasn't had a pet in it for a while. I decided to keep the reservation anyway and risk it. Luckily when the time came, I did NOT have any real allergy problems with the room.
The 2 bedroom was great, nice hotel. Good location. Free breakfast. We had a nice stay.
But I do wish that they would consider doing what the other Residence Inns have done for their customers with allergies.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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ArtA622, General Manager at Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Stephanie011,

Thank you for taking the time to write a favorable review about your recent stay at our hotel. We appreciate your comments and we will certainly use them to improve as our goal is to provide an extraordinary stay for our guests. We hope to see you again!

Regards,

Art Aquino
General Manager
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Ca
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

It is one of the few in the area that offers two bedrooms. The bedrooms are big enough, each with a TV. Beds are relatively comfortable. The kitchen offers bare essentials, but enough so you can cook a meal. They do offer hot breakfast and a lite dinner most days. The meal quality is average, but it's handy. The "living room" is quite small, but has a TV and a work station for your computer. WiFi is complimentary and works well.
Staff is friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: Prefer second floor.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ArtA622, General Manager at Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley, responded to this review, July 22, 2013
Dear harding3,

Thank you for talking the time to write a favorable review about your recent stay with us. It is comments like yours that drive and remind us to keep doing what we're best at, and look for the opportunities to improve on.

I value and appreciate your time and feedback!

Regards,

Art Aquino
General Manager
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Additional Information about Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley

Address: 9930 Slater Avenue, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Location: United States > California > Orange County > Fountain Valley
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Fountain Valley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Huntington Beach Fountain Valley 3*
Number of rooms: 122
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