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Residence Inn Fairfax City
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3565 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030   |  
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great stay!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

I only stayed here one night and was traveling for work, but I would definitely stay here again. The rooms are very clean and seem to be more updated than other Residence Inn's I've stayed at. I stayed in a studio and the kitchen was so nice I was disappointed I didn't have the chance to use it.
The fitness center here is also well equipped and clean. The dining area for breakfast & dinner reception is nice and large so there's plenty of room to spread out. I was there on "comfort food" night, which was pretty good. I was a bit disappointed, however, that there was no dessert or beer/wine, which I'm used to having at other Residence Inn properties.
Overall, I'd definitely recommend this hotel as a clean, updated property that's easy to get to and close to I-66.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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So California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Cruise ship type service! Excellent customer service at every level. Great management. Beautiful property that is only two years old. Close to the Orange Metro Line. Close to the interstate. Close to many restaurants. Rooms are beautifully decorated. Perfect sized kitchen. Large bathroom and walk in shower. Good hot breakfast items. Highly recommended property. A must stay!

Room Tip: We stayed on the fifth floor. Very quiet.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 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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Shenandoah Caverns, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The Residence Inn is close to Rt. 66 and to the Orange Line Metro. It is a beautiful property; clean and new with a wonderful staff. There are a lot of good hotels in the area but this one is outstanding and at a reasonable cost. Worth the stay!

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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Santa Monica, California
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

I stayed here for a weekend visit. It's a great location, just off I-66 - I would recommend renting a car as the area is VERY suburban with not much within walking distance. The property was recently built and is well maintained and the common area is very convenient. The free breakfast is definite plus. My room was clean and efficient. Everything had its place.

Room Tip: From what I could tell, I think all rooms would be equally good.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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New York City, New York
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12 hotel reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay at Residence Inn Fairfax City. Property is modern, very clean, and attractive. Rooms are spacious with full kitchen, sitting room, bedroom & bath. Staff is friendly and attentive. Complementary breakfast is terrific! Weekend rate is great value.

Room Tip: Top floor was quiet.
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  • Stayed March 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I was in Fairfax on business, and being a big fan of Marriott, I was excited that this Residence Inn was only about one mile from where I was working. It is a relatively new property, and it is beautiful! From the moment you step into the lobby, you are greeted by staff members who act like they enjoy their jobs, and are genuinely glad that you are a guest. Every encounter I had with a hotel employee let me know that this is an attitude that runs deep throughout the property.

The hotel room decor is modern, but very comfortable. The bed, the room layout (I had a one-bedroom suite), the kitchen accessories, the living room furniture - all great!

I was able to partake of some of the daily breakfast and dinner options in the hotel, and while not gourmet (which is not expected), everything was fresh and tasty. Service in the dining area was prompt and cordial.

All around - a great place to stay - and I look forward to returning to the hotel very soon!!

  • Stayed March 2013, 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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Beirut, Lebanon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This hotel is simply amazing! I am not overrating but i had an awesome experience and i think that even if the infrastructure is not the best or the hotel is not nearby any touristic attraction. The staff is EXCELLENT I can say that because i stayed in this hotel for two weeks and during my stay i was pampered. for example: during the hurricane Irene the management bought social games to entertain us during the storm and also during the earthquake that occurred in Virginia we also have been evacuated in a very professional way even though it was the first earthquake in VA in the last 100 years.
Another positive point is that the hotel is very calm and there is no crowd and it is situated near the exist so it's 15 min away from Washington DC in the car
PS: I stayed at this hotel in August 2011(the official date is FALSE)

Room Tip: rooms in the extreme left and right of the floor are better because they are away from the noisy ele...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Address: 3565 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030
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 Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in Fairfax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Fairfax City 3*
Number of rooms: 155
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Residence Inn Fairfax City is located near many of the area’s top attractions including Wolf Trap, George Mason University, Washington, D.C., and the Patriot Center. Fully renovated, our spacious suites feature separate living and sleeping areas, fully-equipped kitchens with stainles steel appliances and HDTVs. Start your day off right with our complimentary breakfast buffet, or end the night at our evening social. Complimentary Internet access and on-site parking is available for all guests. Relax and unwind at our outdoor pool, or work out in our hotel fitness center. Enjoy all the comforts and conveniences of home with hallmark Marriott service at the Residence Inn Fairfax City. ... more   less 
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