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Fairfax hotels and places to stay

Best Western Fairfax
2.5 out of 5
3535 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $90 per night
1.48 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1,925 reviews)

"Staff very friendly and efficient. Very clean property!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Best Western Fairfax
Lee High Inn
2.5 out of 5
9865 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $70 per night
2.51 mi from city center
2.4/5 (221 reviews)
Good stay.

"Good stay."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

Lee High Inn
Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
4 out of 5
11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $99 per night
1.88 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (1,608 reviews)

"Everything was great. Super helpful staff esp. during COVID period"…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks
3 out of 5
11220 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $93 per night
0.73 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (939 reviews)

"It is close to our families. Easy to get on metro to DC. I chose it for the swimming pool too."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks
3 out of 5
11191 Waples Mill Rd, Fairfax, VA
The price is $89 per night
0.73 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,573 reviews)

"People were helpful, facilities were clean and comfortable"…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks
Extended Stay America - Washington DC-Fairfax-Fair Oaks Mall
2.5 out of 5
12055 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $85 per night
2.22 mi from city center
3/5 (394 reviews)

"Had everything I needed for this stay. Convenient to shopping. Nothing I didn’t like"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Extended Stay America - Washington DC-Fairfax-Fair Oaks Mall
Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax
3 out of 5
3950 Fair Ridge Dr, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $89 per night
2.9 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (824 reviews)

"Needs a European style sliding shower head. Wish they had bath wash instead of soup. They have a bar, but the bartender had absolutely zero clue. I asked for a scotch (rail) and he tried pouring JB Whiskey. I asked for a double and he found a bottle of nearly empty Dewars which only had a drop so ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax
Hampton Inn Fairfax City
2.5 out of 5
10860 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $109 per night
0.67 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (585 reviews)

"They were remodeling when we were there. The crew would eat breakfast and there was only one elevator in use"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Hampton Inn Fairfax City
Extended Stay America - Washington D.C.- Fairfax - Fair Oaks
2.5 out of 5
12104 Monument Dr, Fairfax, VA
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The price is $80 per night
2.41 mi from city center
3.1/5 (1,006 reviews)

"Location and staff were friendly and helpful Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Extended Stay America - Washington D.C.- Fairfax - Fair Oaks
Candlewood Suites Washington-Fairfax
2.5 out of 5
11400 Random Hills Rd, Fairfax, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $89 per night
0.97 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (315 reviews)

"I like that the property is always the same each time we go. I did not like having the room across from the laundry. They began very early in the morning and it was noisy. The spin cycle is off balance, so it thumps a lot. I also wish we could get a regular blanket as the comforter is too hot. When ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

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Visiting Fairfax

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Fairfax, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants, and fun sporting events. This city also attracts tourists with its live music, theaters, and museums. Top sights around the area include Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, and Jefferson Memorial.

  • There are 24 hotels and other accommodations in Fairfax
  • The closest major airport is in Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional), 13 mi (20.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Fairfax

The city is known for its live music, theaters, and museums, along with cultural venues like National Firearms Museum. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Fair Oaks Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Ratcliffe-Allison House and Pozer Garden and George Mason University.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 24 hotels and other lodging accommodations to pick from in Fairfax. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and central location.
  • Residence Inn Fairfax City - Our customers like the convenient parking and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Fair Lakes Fairfax - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette. Expedia customers love its convenient parking and WiFi.

Popular places to visit outside the city include Arlington National Cemetery, located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the heart of the city, and Lincoln Memorial, which is 15.3 mi/24.6 km away.

Getting Around Fairfax

Metro stations nearby include Vienna Station and Dunn Loring Merrifield Station. If you'd like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Dressing for Fairfax

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 61°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 24°F
  • From April to June, the average is 87°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 88°F during the day and 50°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 73°F as the daytime average and 24°F as the nighttime average
  • About 41.61 inches of rain falls on Fairfax each year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 87°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 25°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Fairfax?
Residence Inn Fairfax City is a favorite with Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield and Residence Inn By Marriott Fair Lakes Fairfax as top choices for your stay.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Fairfax, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the top deals on offer in Fairfax.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Fairfax?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Fairfax, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Fairfax?
Based on reviews, Extended Stay America - Washington D.C.- Fairfax - Fair Oaks is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Comfort Inn University Center and Best Western Fairfax.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation in Fairfax?
Holiday Inn Express Fairfax - Arlington Boulevard is a hotel with free parking and free breakfast, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options for your family trip include Extended Stay America - Washington DC-Fairfax-Fair Oaks Mall and Extended Stay America - Washington D.C.- Fairfax - Fair Oaks. Attractions in the area like Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Splash Down Water Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic getaway to Fairfax?
Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield is a favorite 3-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an outdoor pool. Other good options for a romantic stay include Hyatt Regency Fairfax and Best Western Fairfax.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Fairfax?
Extended Stay America - Washington D.C.- Fairfax - Fair Oaks is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers laundry facilities and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Candlewood Suites Washington-Fairfax and Extended Stay America - Washington DC-Fairfax-Fair Oaks Mall.
Where is the best hotel to stay near George Mason University?
Best Western Fairfax is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. It’s located 1.8 mi (2.8 km) from George Mason University. Other good options within 5 miles include SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks and Hampton Inn Fairfax City.
What about the best place to stay near Eagle Bank Arena?
One of the top choices for your stay is Best Western Fairfax, located 2.5 mi (4 km) from Eagle Bank Arena, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an outdoor pool. SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks and Hampton Inn Fairfax City are a couple of other good options within a few miles.
What's the best luxury accommodation in Fairfax?
Hyatt Regency Fairfax is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique hotel in Fairfax?
Hyatt House Falls Church/Merrifield is a favorite 3-star hotel with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring a restaurant and a bar.
What are some accommodations with pools in Fairfax?
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Fairfax Fair Oaks is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and free buffet breakfast. Comfort Inn University Center is another choice that features an onsite pool.

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