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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   814 Capitol Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Formerly Mayfair Inn & Suites)   |  
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Ranked #44 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
Raleigh, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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“Good value for the money”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

A newly remodeled hotel, rooms were all new and bathrooms were very clean. We selected this hotel for our 'Girls Weekend' and it was great overall and at a fantastic price. Staff was very nice.

Fabulous indoor pool area with calming waterfall and dining/resting area, but pool heater was broken during our stay so we could not swim. Complimentary breakfast was good and offered many choices but we missed not having hot items (mini-omlettes and sausage patties as other comparable hotels offer, although they did have hard-boiled eggs which was nice and hot gravy for biscuits).

The hotel also offered a very nice mini-office section in lobby, with computers, which is hard to find at this hotel price point.

Another plus: hotel is in VERY quiet area and that part of Capitol Landing Road is not busy. It's very close to historic Williamsburg, which was so convenient. Highly recommend this hotel for fun in Williamsburg!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I made reservations at this hotel because of the indoor pool and breakfast. I then called the hotel directly to ensure the pool was open and operational because that is our main focus. I was ensured the pool was open. We checked in and the hotel clerk was unfriendly and dressed like she was going clubbing...very unprofessional. We got to our room to find the room looked NOTHING like the photos provided on this site ( no flat screen and did NOT sleep 5 as advertised). Both mattresses had support issues (with sides being broken down from excessive sitting on the sides). The hair dryer did not work either. We then dressed to go to the pool. When we got down there, the water was FREEZING and the hot tub was closed. Needless to say, I will NEVER stay at this hotel again!! When I checked out, I reported the problems with the room. When I mentioned the pool issue, the woman informed me it had gone out several days ago...I told her "in the future, advise your guests of this because we went through the trouble of dressing and going all the way down there for nothing". She apologized and I left. DON'T STAY HERE!! OHHH...and, in the breakfast room, there are artificial plants on the walls...right above the waffle machine..it is CAKED with dust...just waiting to fall off into your food!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

We travel with Laquinta all the time. The location is perfect, breakfast area is good. The problem is the room smells musty and the air ducts by the fan are filthy. My nose stuffed up and had an itchy throat. The room was vacuumed and tidy. This needs to be addressed.

  • Stayed November 2012
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Hopewell, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

stayed here November 2012 with family of 5...
Pros>
-good breakfast with boiled eggs and biscuits and gravy, and TWO waffle makers!
-comfortable beds and clean rooms
-cheap
-decent gym with cable machines and treadmills
-neat shuffleboard area, foosball table and putting green, me and kids had great time playing there!
-close to downtown historic Williamsburg
-good Italian restaurant across street

Cons>
-not so friendly staff
-pool heating pump was broken, so pool was very cold
-no hot tub
-tried opening room window and it came out! had to put it back carefully, pretty beat up property

all in all, not a bad hotel, just old... if you are looking for a place to just stay with free breakfast and a comfy bed, this will work.

Hopefully they fix the pool.
HP

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

good room, location, service, check in with ease, bed comfort, room size, frig and microwave!, breakfast ( with make your own waffles!!!) .... all for 60 bucks! wow! can't wait to go back! probably good for families , business, getaways, and vacations.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

At the past we used to sleep in super 8 in mid. Williamsburg. Owner changed, and its more like Indian guesthouse. La Quinta cost a little more but worth much more.
Rooms ' fine & dandy ' good, clean beds, large rooms with everything, internal large worm pool, good breakfast very good service and maintenance.
At the hotel we met a class of childrens with their teachers in traditional custוmes they were magnificent, polite and quiet. Something to be proud of.

Room Tip: WE got an internal room, you can choose an outside facing room
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

You can't go wrong
. Pet friendly cleanliness. Free breakfast great staff. I hope they get the pool fixed, but not a deal breaker so much to do in Williamsburg you won't have time. Older hotel the reveiws are accurate. I can't wait to stay here again. Honest people. They also have a workout area. I would debate within walking distance I mean you can but we thought it was spittle closed but within minutes of everything. We will definately stay here again. A welcomg place. Great experience!:)

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Address: 814 Capitol Landing Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185 (Formerly Mayfair Inn & Suites)
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Location: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #44 of 78 Hotels in Williamsburg
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Hotel Class:3 star — MainStay Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 119
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