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Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in New Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Meriden, Connecticut
1 review
“Amazing staff”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

I stay at this hotel almost weekly and have had an excellent experience every time, with a staff that is very friendly and always willing to help. Wanda at the front desk is especially friendly, always greeting you with a warm smile in the mornings.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, December 29, 2012
Thank you for chosing us as your hotel of choice in the area! We look forward to providing you with great customer service on your next visit!
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Byron, Georgia
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Wanda at the front desk was very friendly and helpful! The Waterfront Restaurant just across the street and other bars/eatery in walking distance! I highly recommend this hotel if you are visiting New Bedford.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, December 17, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am happy to hear you enjoyed our hospitable staff! Downtown New Bedford has many great offerings, and it's great to hear you were able to enjoy some of them. We look forward to your next visit.
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Stayed 3 nights during the Thanksgiving weekend while in the area. The room was clean and modern, and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast which included a great variety and included fruit and yogurt. Hotel is within walking of many restaurants and offers an excellent view of the harbour. The individual temperature control in the room was great. Would definately stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to rate us! We are always looking for ways to improve, which is why all guest comments, good or bad, are so important. We were happy to hear your stay was enjoyable, please visit again!
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

Needed a suite accommodation for an impromptu visit to my flu-saddled college freshman. Everything from phone reservation to check out was pleasant and accommodating. Hotel is newer and clean, decorated with contemporary flair and youthful color that is good looking and trendy, yet cozy and timeless. Rooms are clean and comfortable, and make best use of space. Suites have two flat screens (one in bedroom, other n living area); a comfy living area, desk/work area; and a mini fridge/microwave/coffee maker station. Bathrooms feature wide black galaxy granite countertops and 'rug' designed tile floors.
Don't forget your bathing suit!! There is an indoor pool and a relaxing hot tub. Coffee and tea are available 24/7 in fireplaced lobby; free continental breakfast is served 6-10AM, and you'll find snack vending machines on every floor.
You can walk across the street to the seafood-featuring Waterfront Grill Restaurant. Hotel is across from the boat-filled harbor and convenient to highways (and will be even easier to reach when nearby road construction is completed! ). Individual temp. control in all rooms
I really like this place and will be back! Great value!

Room Tip: Harbor side has view and a some muted street noise. Definitely muted; didn't interfere with slu...
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, November 24, 2012
Thank you for your kind words! The entire staff takes pride in their job and it truly is worth it when we hear such a great review! We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit!
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Was in the area with my niece visiting UMASS Dartmouth and decided to stay overnight in New Bedford. Convenient location when visiting the college. Only about a 12 min drive to UMASS. Picked the Fairfield Inn and was not disappointed. My niece had a double room and I had a king that faced the harbor. Both rooms were super cozy. Loved the comfy bed and all the pillows. Really nice warm color scheme with a clean modern touch. The tile floor in the bathroom was cool. Loved the modern leaf bowl on the big bathroom vanity. Check in was speedy and staff were helpful and friendly. Free internet with no code to enter was very convenient. Internet worked everywhere in the hotel. Decent breakfast bar the next morning. Scrambled eggs, potatoes, make you own waffles, cereal, bagels, pastries, yogurt, fruit, juices, coffee, tea...really good value for the $140 per room price that we paid. Stayed Friday night into Saturday. Only one drawback was that you could really hear the conversations in the hallway. Need some improved sound-proofing. Did not have time to roam around the town, but looks like a great place to visit...beautiful harbor view, cobble-stone streets, historic buildings...I definitely need to return when I have time to stay a couple of days. I would stay again at the Fairfield.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Michie1291
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
You have many choices on where to stay when visiting UMASS, and we are happy you chose the Fairfield Inn. Our property as well as the downtown New Bedford area have much to offer, and hope you return to explore it all!
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

Appear to be new property. Hard to get to the place by GPS because of road construction in the area.Rooms are standard and comfortable.Free internet is a plus. Breakfast is routine fare but OK.Will stay again in this hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Thank you for your review! The construction in our area is almost complete, which will make it easier to drive to our property. Our complimentary guest ammenities such as internet and breakfast add to the value of your stay, so we are happy to hear you were able to enjoy them! Please visit again in your future travels to our area.
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2012

The desk staff and breakfast staff are always friendly and helpful. They make you feel at home.

We have stayed here several times for family nights out. Close to home with the new hotel atmosphere.

Located nicely to the several restaurants. The Waterfront Grille is wonder and right accross the street. ALso in walking distance are several other family places to eat as well.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Sara H, General Manager at Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Thank you for chosing our hotel for your family nights out! We are happy you have enjoyed your stays with us, and look forward to your next getaway!
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Property: Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford
Address: 185 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7275
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Location: United States > Massachusetts > New Bedford
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in New Bedford
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fairfield Inn & Suites New Bedford 2.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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