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“Wonderful Family Stay” 4 of 5 stars
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BEST WESTERN Fairfax
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030-2703   |  
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Ranked #12 of 23 hotels in Fairfax
Bronx, New York
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“Wonderful Family Stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

My Family of five and I recently stayed at this hotel for the Inauguration of our President and also to catch some sites of DC. It was such a pleasant stay that we have to come back when the weather gets warmer. Aside from the delicious breakfast provided to us each day of our stay at no cost, the staff was friendly, helpful, and professional. It was an easy ride to the metro to visit DC and the restaurants in the area were great. I visited outback steakhouse and Famous Daves BBQ. Our room was clean and the shower relaxing. We had a fun time indeed! You just can not beat the best deal in town.

Room Tip: Ground floor is always good to avoid the stairs.
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  • Stayed January 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 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
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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Everything was good for the price. The thing I was most impressed with was the staff. Everyone was extremely polite and professional. Amenities were close by making it convenient for a long trip. I only stayed one night but I would have no problem making it a longer stay for future occasions.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Hotel is right off the highway and easy to get to. Rates are reasonable even during holiday season. Room was the typical Bet Western type. But the breakfast was better than most. The desk gives you a voucher for breakfast, which is eaten in their restaurant. The food was better than usual and a better selection (real scrambled eggs, pancakes, waffles etc).

We were on the pool side of the hotel and it was very quiet. The mattress and pillows were a bit too firm for my taste.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

My husband and I spent 12 days in late October, early November 2012 at this hotel. It is probably truer to describe it as a motel; it has two stories. We enjoyed a large room, sparkling clean bathroom, free parking, wi fi and a remarkable hot and cold breakfast each morning, including pancakes and self-made waffles, which were scrumptious. Service was responsive, the people at the desk and the cleaning crew were friendly and helpful. The hotel was quiet and clean, two major criteria for us, and the price was very competitive.

This hotel is not a glitzy place; it is older, but well maintained and very clean.

We found many more than satisfactory restaurant options within minutes of the hotel, and staff recommended a few that were actually within walking distance.

If we were to return to this area, there is no question that we would stay there again.

Room Tip: Our room was in the back, where it was away from any traffic.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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CommentManager, Guest Relations Manager at BEST WESTERN Fairfax, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience at our hotel. We are pleased that we exceeded your expectations and your stay was enjoyable. Our goal is to be the best value in the Washington DC area and we are pleased that you found our hotel to be an amazing value. We look forward to having you stay with us again.
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Walnut Creek
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This was a very nice stay. We really liked the breakfast in the mornings.
The pool looked nice, but it was too cold to try it out.
It was very convenient to mass transit. The bus to the metro was right across the street.


  • Stayed November 2012, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We stayed at the BW Fairfax for about seven days. The hotel itself is not the newest, but it didn't matter one bit because it was clean, clean. The bed was comfortable, linens were plentiful and fresh, and the staff was most helpful. The breakfast cannot be beat-you would be hard pressed to find a place that offered more or better. We used the washing machine/dryers and again, the area was very clean. We didn't swim but the pool was sparkling-saw someone cleaning out leaves daily. The hotel is about a 5-10 minute drive from the rail cars and there is adequate parking on ground and the garage. It takes about 30-45 min depending on time of day to get into DC but being at the end of the line, you are always assured of a seat to go into the city. We would have extended our stay but the storm changed our plans. For our next trip to the area, we will definitely stay there again and I have no hesitation in recommending this hotel to anyone.

Room Tip: We were on the second floor facing the pool. It was convenient to the laundry room, office, and pa...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

we stayed at fairfax for 5 nights end august, all staff were very good and helped when we had problems with taxi s not turning up, the breakfasts were superb ( we are british), rooms excellent, extra point for kettle would be advantage. pool kept very clean with lifeguard on permanent duty. easy jouney into washington as bus picks up outside and delivers you to the metro/ tube station. just to say my family consisted of 140!! yes and not one complaint.
thankyou fairfax from Kidsgrove Scouts England .( drum corp associates).

Room Tip: book ground floor if you have problem with walking
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 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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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Fairfax

Also Known As:
Best Western Fairfax Hotel
Best Western Fairfax Hotel Fairfax
Fairfax Best Western
Address: 3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030-2703
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Location: United States > Virginia > Fairfax
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#11 Business Hotel in Fairfax
#12 Family Hotel in Fairfax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN Fairfax 2.5*
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