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Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford

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DeBary, Florida
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stayed at this location one night on business travel. The front desk attendant was very friendly asked about my day. Also told me about the hotel amenities and told me to call down from my room if I needed anything. Geez, how nice! Lately I'm lucky if I even get a simple hello. Awesome service, I wish I got... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This hotel is on the waterfront with great views of all the boats and waterfront activity. It's also very near all the interesting sights of New Bedford and the pier for boats to Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard. The hotel is very well managed with very friendly and helpful staff and a good breakfast. We highly recommend it.

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Montreal, Canada
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1,195 reviews
288 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights to discover New Bedford - a fun town - and this was a great place to stay. I didn't need my car to visit the historic downtown district - lots of great restaurants, pubs and museums - as it was within easy walking distance. My room was large and comfortable with nice views over... More 

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Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay and glad that you found the location and amenities of our hotel to your satisfaction. Hope to see you return soon! Safe travels. More 

Naples, Florida
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is ideal. You have about 45 minutes to Rhode Island and 45 minutes to the other side to Cape Cod. Next to the hotel you will find 2 very good sea food restaurants, so you can walk and have not to take the car.

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Thank EBl2015
Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. I am very happy to hear you found the location to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Fairfield Inn New Bedford in the not too distant future. More 

Schaumburg, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Fairfield Inn is almost an exact replica of every other Fairfield Inn across the US except for the fact that it is obviously quite new and recently built. Of course, a quick read on wikipedia about the recent history and culmination of economic shifts in New Bedford will confirm any speculations, but in sum, it is quite expensive in... More 

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Thank VBengal
Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. I'm very happy to hear that our team members took such good care of you and found the amenities of our hotel to your liking. We did just perform an upgrade to our guest internet so I hope that we may have solved that issue. Hope to see... More 

Hartsville
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convnient to stores, restaurants and the scenic waterfront. The included breakfast had a good selection. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and well kept. Some street noise but not enough to disturb our sleep. Luggage carts were available. Elevators were speedy with little or no waiting.

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Thank James F
Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay and glad that you found the location and amenities to your satisfaction. Hope to see you return soon....safe travels. More 

Gorham, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed here over the weekend and the p[lace was clean and comfortable. Walking distance to the Waterfront Grille, the ferry to Martha's Vineyard, and many of the downtown/waterfront bars ad restaurants. Continental breakfast was excellent and would stay again.

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Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

I am very happy to read the comments about your recent stay and glad that you found the location and amenities of our hotel to your satisfaction. Hope to see you return soon....safe travels. More 

Miami, Florida
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193 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 455 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of new trainees that will be ok in a couple of months. To say that the left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing is an understatement. The manager upped us to a harbor view room due to our Marriott status. He forgot to tell us that the Wifi hadn't been working on that floor for a... More 

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Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of your recent stay with us. I apologize that internet access was of concern during your time with us. We are currently in the process of updating the wireless system and hope to have a better experience soon. We have shared this information with our Internet service provider as we continue to seek improvements... More 

hamden,ct
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13 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The hotel was adequate but when using the free Wifi I could get to the page, like Facebook or Yahoo, but the whole page wouldn't download. Very frustrating. I just shut off the WiFi and used my data. Very disappointing. As for the pool, free breakfast, the rooms, all else was fine.

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Thank twinskie
Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your candor as reviews give us valuable insight into our hotel. I apologize that the complimentary Wi-Fi was not working properly. I have shared this information with our Internet service provider as we look to improve our services. I believe that this may have been an isolated issue... More 

Hot Springs, Arkansas
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87 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

After checking in, we decided we wanted a room with a mini frig if one were available. A quick call to the desk and a friendly young man said he would meet us at the elevator with keys to a different room. As a Marriott member, we were upgraded for free: what a pleasant surprise! The new room on the... More 

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Thank 45Sandi
Nathan W, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. I am very happy to hear that our team members took such good care of you and you found the amenities of our hotel to your liking. Hope to see you return soon! Safe travels. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford

Address: 185 MacArthur Drive, New Bedford, MA 02740
Location: United States > Massachusetts > New Bedford
Price Range: $167 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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