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“We felt at home in our little suite.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax

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Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax
Ranked #4 of 21 Hotels in Fairfax
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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80 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“We felt at home in our little suite.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We like having a little suite for an extended stay, so we really liked it here. Kayla or Karla (sorry, half-century old brain at work here) was so friendly when she welcomed us. The breakfast buffet is extensive. Some of the other guests we noisy in the corridor early one morning, but that can happen anywhere. This was our second time staying here and if we are in the area again, I have little doubt we'll stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Yorktown, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Nice place to spend an extended stay, great breakfast and dinner three nights a week makes a good value, use the grill for some nice steaks or walk a few yards to Logan's steakhouse or Joe's crab shack is just a little further. Close to shopping center and to interstate. Nice shower and comfortable bed.

  • Stayed November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, November 20, 2013
Dear Guest,

We appreciate the great review and are pleased that you enjoyed the facility’s offerings and location. We look forward to your return. Enjoy the holidays and we wish you a Happy New Year!

Sincerely,
General Manger
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Hamilton Square, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Great Trip. Beds are very comfortable. Room is clean and spacious.
Breakfast was delicious. Great place for families.
Nice little fitness room. I used the treadmill and weights.
Hotel staff is very accommodating.

Room Tip: Perfect place for families.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Michele A
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, November 20, 2013
Dear Guest,

We are pleased that your team was able to compete in the WAGS Tournament this year despite the inclement weather leading up to it. We are happy to accommodate all the soccer tournaments year after year and delighted that you had a comfortable stay. We hope to see you for next year’s tournament- if not sooner.

Sincerely,
General Manager
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Carolinas
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53 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We've stayed here a bunch of times. The hotel is always very pleasant, staff is friendly and accommodating, suites large and well equipped. Breakfast buffet is limited, but good. Pool and hot tub open during the summer; hardly anybody uses it, so it's almost like a private pool. Close to lots of shopping and food. Great value on weekends.

Room Tip: Some rooms face a very busy road and you get a lot of traffic noise. Rooms that face the courtyard...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank OscarTraveler
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, November 20, 2013
Dear Guest,

We thank you so much for your repeat business. We are delighted that you had a great weekend stay here and were able to relax at the pool. Our pool will reopen on Memorial Day weekend, so we hope to see you back then- if not sooner.

Sincerely,
General Manager
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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Residence Inn is a very nice hotel to sat at. We stayed over Labor day weekend which wasnt too crowded. We got a one bedroom suite which had a kitchenette which included a microwave, refrigerator (Full size), stove, microwave, dishwasher. There is also a table and chair to dine at. There is also plenty of dishes to use. The living room consisted of 2 couches (1 pulls out to a sofa bed). The One bedroom suite has a seperate bedroom area as well.

The hotel itself which was renovated within the last 3 years was very clean and nice. The breakfast buffett was huge and consisted of eggs, cold cereal, yogurts, waffles, bagels, toasts, muffins, juice hotel. The eating area was very nice and you could eat outside as well.

There was a small pool, a grill where you could borrow utensils to cook outside if you wanted to and a sports court where you can play tennis and basketball.

Overall, I would highly recommend this hotel. It is in a corporate center so it is very quiet on weekends and right near several restaurants and right off the highway.

Room Tip: Ask for a room that doesnt face the highway to be alittle quietier
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank HOTEL011
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, November 20, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your comments and recommending the Residence Inn Fair Lakes to others. We are happy to hear that you had a great stay. We look forward to being at your service the next time you are back in town.

Sincerely,
General Manager
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Andover, Minnesota
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I will say that it amazes me the things people complain about. One guy below complained that the hotel didn't give him a king bed since he was tall...... But here's the thing, they don't have any rooms with king beds!

Pro's
Great location outside of DC. Vienna metro stop is a short drive.
Great breakfast AND managers reception (T, W, and R). This saved us lots in food costs.
Close to food, shopping, and more.
Front desk and all employees were very nice and helpful.
Fun sports court, though small.
Nice surrounding neighborhood.

Con's
Poll closed at 8pm each night. It was 100 degrees each day and would have been nice to swim a bit later.
No hot tub, it had been filled in with concrete.

I would not hesitate to stay here again!

Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Dear Guest,
We are glad that you were able to enjoy the amenities and the location of the hotel. Thank you for your feedback regarding the pool facility as it is an area where we can improve. We are pleased that you and your family had a pleasant experience at the Residence Inn by Marriott Fair Lakes. Thank you so much for staying with us.
Kind Regards,
General Manager
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manama
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed here with our daughter for two weeks. We were able to relax in the room in comfort. The room was clean and well maintained. There is a wonderful outside seating area and pool. The location is fantastic. Close to many shops and restaurants. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank m m
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IADFL, General Manager at Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax, responded to this review, August 13, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you so much for your feedback regarding your stay at the Residence Inn by Marriott Fair Lakes. We’re glad that your family had a great stay and I will definitely pass on the comments to our staff. We hope you enjoy the rest of the summer.
Best Regards,
General Manager
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Property: Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax
Address: 12815 Fair Lakes Parkway, Gps Address: 12700 Shoppes Lane, Fairfax, Fairfax, VA 22033
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:
#6 Family Hotel in Fairfax
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax 3*
Number of rooms: 114
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With a prime location in Northern Virginia's High Tech Corridor in suburban Washington, D.C., The Residence Inn Fair Lakes Fairfax hotel allows guests to enjoy the comforts of home. Guests can stretch out and relax in the extended stay Fairfax hotel in full suites complete with separate sleeping, living and dining areas. Kitchens, living rooms with pullout sofa beds and work desks ... more   less 
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