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Pacifica, California
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I am writing this review because I love this hotel, and I received the best service from someone. First of all I loved the room. It was spacious, and had a full kitchen and large refrigerator/freezer. There was a microwave, stovetop, even a dishwasher and a full set of dishes! I am a cancer patient who travels with a refrigerated...

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Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

We booked a suite for a single night during a super busy week. The staff was very helpful in finding appropriate accommodations. Suite featured 2 bedroms each with bath, Full kitchen, sofa bed, arm chair, dining table & chairs. Also gas fireplace (not used-- it was May) We stayed 4 nights..the staff was very flexible-- as our plans kept changing...

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virginia
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We stayed here on a weekend evening. The hotel was fine, but I wasn't very impressed compared to other Residence Inns I have visited. Next time I am in the area, I will choose another hotel if available. This one was booked on points, so I didn't mind that much! The Pros: Nice, convenient location near many restaurants and close...

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George E, Guest Relations Manager at Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us! We rely on guest feedback like yours to make changes that will help keep guests comfortable during their stays with us. I am disappointed to hear that we have fallen short of providing a relaxing environment for you. I am pleased to let you know that we...

Palmer, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 April 2015

My wife and I were in the DC area for just a couple days and wanted to stay on the 495 loop. This location and hotel was perfect. It was right on the exit and was close enough to walk to the metro. Not so close for everyone but the hotel has a shuttle for those who would rather not...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 19 April 2015

My children, grandchildren and I stayed at this fine hotel, after leaving our scheduled hotel because of infestation of ants.and other defects!! I called Marriott (800) the operator could not have been more kind and accommodating. After telling her of our situation, she worked (tirelessly) to find us a terrific replacement The Residence Inn is perfect for families visiting Washington,...

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Smithtown, New York
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I have stayed at this hotel a couple of times in the past. On this most recent trip we booked a two bedroom suite. It was actually the only hotel in the area I could find that offered two bedroom suites and I have always enjoyed this hotel. The lobby and check-in desk area had been renovated since my last...

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George E, Guest Relations Manager at Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments! Our staff takes great pride in providing friendly, helpful service at all times possible! I am glad to let you know that we have a renovation planned for our guest rooms at the end of 2015. This renovation will give our guests the type of experience they have come to expect from Marriott hotels. We...

Warrington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed here while traveling around the Virgina/ Washington DC area. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The staff was pleasant and very helpful. The breakfast was good, fairly basic. Just a short distance to the Metro.

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stayed for one night on the weekend at a very reasonable price. This place is aging gracefully, but no surprises. The staff was nice and upbeat. The breakfast was as expected and the service person was pleasant. It is an easy drive to shopping and dining-- 2 minutes.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I have stayed many at many Residence Inn hotels and they're ok for the price. I was planning to stay here for 6 nights but check out quickly. The mattress was worn and sunk in. It took a long time to fall sleep even after all day on airplane and next morning my back was hurt. I asked the front...

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Matt J, General Manager at Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. I cannot begin to tell you just how disappointed I am to learn about your experience at the Residence Inn by Marriott Fairfax Merrifield. We pride ourselves on providing all of our guests with exceptional service and the quality room you expect when choosing any Marriott. There is no...

Liverpool, NY
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Booked a Residence Inn in the DC area for our layover from Florida to NY trip. Entered POI on my GPS for a RI in Fairfax. Of course I did not know there were 2. Arrived at 12 midnight to wrong location and person at the desk offered to call other location to cancel so we did not have to...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Residence Inn hotel in Falls Church, Virginia is situated just one mile from the Dunn Loring DC metro rail station, adjacent to shopping, dining and entertainment options and is easily accessible from both I-495 & Route 50. The hotel offers a free shuttle to the Dunn Loring Metro Station and to the local area, upon request. This hotel in Merrifield, VA is convenient to Tysons Corner businesses, Washington DC, the Inova Fairfax Hospital and more. Guests feel at home in our spacious extended stay suites offering separate living, sleeping and dining areas. Each suite at our Falls Church extended stay hotel features fully-equipped kitchens, living rooms with pullout sofa beds, a 42" flat screen TV. Work easily while traveling for business in a large desk with convenient outlets, ergonomic desk chair and complimentary internet-access. In addition, this hotel serves complimentary breakfast daily, offers social hours on select evenings and provides 24-hour access to the hotel’s fitness center. This Falls Church, Virginia hotel also has a meeting room perfect for training sessions or small gatherings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield

Address: 8125 Gatehouse Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042-1203
Region: United States > Virginia > Falls Church
Price Range: $159 - $431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield 3*
Number of rooms: 159
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Also Known As:
Residence Inn Fairfax Merrifield Hotel Falls Church
Residence Inn Falls Church
Falls Church Residence Inn
Fairfax Merrifield Residence Inn
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#4 Family Hotel in Falls Church
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“closer to the elevator made it quicker to get around. But its only 4 floors if you choose to walk it.”
sueajp, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Nice two bedroom, two bathroom with full kitchen was great when traveling with several adults”
bullwinkle58, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is best.”
CandyMan627, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms in the second floor give better privacy, since the first floor faces the pool and the basketball court”
217luizw, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet room in the back.”
AlanR27, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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