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Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   10327 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030 (Formerly Wellesley Inn Fairfax)   |  
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Ranked #17 of 22 hotels in Fairfax
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“efficient and comfortable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

greeted by very pleasant staff. hotel is clean, room was modern and plenty of furniture for work and storage. very convenient and comfortable. The breakfast is the typical HI express plastic wrapped food. I would avoid

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We are glad to hear that you had a comfortable stay. The Holiday Inn Express Brand is currently in the process of upgrading our Express Start Breakfast. We are adding healthier options to our breakfast menu which will be effective April 1, 2014.

Thanks again and we look forward to serving you in the near future.

Paul Reyes
General Manager
Holiday Inn Express Fairfax, Virginia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

After a long flight into DC, a brutal drive into Fairfax off of I-66, I was just looking to get into my room and unwind. I was surprised by the wonderful smile and hospitality of the front desk. The room was clean and everyone in the hotel went out of their way to make my stay comfortable. Thank You!

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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased to hear about your experience here at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Thank you,

Paul Reyes
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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The stay was grand. One concern was the water from the tap was cloudy. I did not drink or use to make coffee on the room. I would reccomendcthis hotel as I believe they will fix the water. The staff were helpful,attentive, and made sure to assist as needed.

  • Stayed February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, February 18, 2014
Hello,

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We value your feedback and greatly appreciate you for expressing your experience. During your stay there was a city wide water outage due to the extreme cold weather. The City of Fairfax quickly repaired the damaged city pipes. I can assure you that all water issues have been resolved.

Thank you again and we look forward to serving you in the future.

Paul Reyes
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Only stayed for one night. Upon arrival the lobby looks dated and could use a upgrade, but the personnel at the front desk was professional and my check in was swift! I didn't try the breakfast, so I can not speak to that. The room ( I had a king room) it was nice, bed was comfortable, pillows a little on the small side, but comfortable, the bathroom was small, the sink was separate from the toilet and tub, which is common in hotels, but the bathroom is tiny, no biggie for me personally, but maybe a issue for others. Sheets were clean, everything in the room was clean, however our bed just had a thin bedspread on it, no heavy comforter which I found odd, but we were to tired to go threw the changes of trying to get a bigger/heavy cover (not sure if they even had them). The hotel was quiet, and check out was swift as well. No major issues, decent price for a decent stop through hotel.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We heard all of your concerns and we are working on improving on key items for the future sucess of the hotel. Thank you again and we look forward to serving you in the near future hear in the City of Fairfax, Virginia.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel several times in the last few years. As others have mentioned, it is conveniently located about halfway between Dulles Airport and downtown Washington, DC. It is well-maintained and the rooms are clean and fresh. I agree with a previous reviewer that the mattress is a little too soft for me, but other may like that. The breakfast buffet has the standard HI Express offerings, and the room set aside for it is clean and cheerful. The best part about this hotel is the wonderful staff, especially Anastasia at the front desk. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming. I definitely would recommend this hotel for business travelers as well as tourists looking for a reasonably priced place to stay in the DC area.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to recognize the great staff here at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We appreciate the valuable feedback that you’ve experienced during your stay. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to serving you in the near future.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights for a meeting held in the nearby George Mason University. Very close to Dulles airport and to Washington DC downtown (rush hour traffic aside...).
Very kind front desk staff (especially Anastasia), reasonable rooms, stable wifi connection.
The mattress was not very comfortable (too soft for my preferences), and the continental breakfast is quite standard (nothing exceptional, but ok).
The price offered was very good. Overall, I'd consider it again if I were to return to the Fairfax area.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Paul R, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard, responded to this review, January 31, 2014
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax. We are glad to hear about the great experience you had with us. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to serving you in the near future here in the City of Fairfax, Virginia.

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I've stayed at this hotel a few times on business trips to a local customer. It's close to a number of restaurants, not too far from Dulles airport, and easy to get to from I-66 and US 50.

Rooms are up to date, beds are comfortable and fresh.

This hotel has everything going for it. I didn't have anything to complain about and I'd certainly stay here again if I return to my local customer.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 10327 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030 (Formerly Wellesley Inn Fairfax)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Fairfax
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 22 hotels in Fairfax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Holiday Inn Express Fairfax-Arlington Boulevard 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Fairfax Arlington Blvd, located in the heart of Fairfax, VA, featuring a beautiful rejuvenation of our 79 guest rooms, located off Route 50 in downtown Fairfax City, VA, only 12 mi. from Washington Dulles International Airport and 15 mi. from Washington, DC. This centrally located Fairfax hotel is nestled close to companies such as Verizon, Exxon Mobile, Northrop Grumman and AT&T. We are also located close to George Mason University & Patriot Center which is only 4 miles and Fair Oaks Mall which is just 6 miles. Tyson s Corner with over 300 stores is the perfect show case of what Fairfax County has to offer. Our hotel is only 2 mi. to the Vienna/ Fairfax GMU Metro Station leaving you options of driving or taking the Metro.The Holiday Inn Express Fairfax Arlington Blvd. is designed for travelers who require the latest in comfort, with refrigerators & coffee makers to help you feel at home in any one of our well appointed guest rooms. It is easy to relax while viewing your favorite movie on a 32 LCD flat panel television. Our rooms ensure your productivity thanks to the spacious work desk and complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. We offer Udvar Hazy Air & Space Museum Weekend Packages. Special GMU rates are available. Book now for special discounts! No Pets Allowed, $100 penalty. ... more   less 
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