BEST WESTERN Fairfax
3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030-2703
Phone: 703/591-5500 | Fax: 703/591-7483 | 127 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM | Check In: 3:00 PM | Online Reservations
Fairfax City is conveniently located close to Washington DC, so guests can take advantage of the nation’s capital without the inconvenience of being directly downtown.
Our Fairfax City hotel boasts a great location that’s just minutes from the Smithsonian Museums and Washington DC tour outings. Whether you’re here to visit George Mason University or to simply explore the beauty of the capital, you deserve a conveniently located hotel that puts guests first.
We’re not just close to George Mason University to make travel easy for faculty, students and visiting families. Inova Hospital is also nearby, so guests visiting loved ones in the hospital can easily travel to and from our Fairfax City hotel. Whether you’re visiting Washington DC or taking in a Patriot Center sporting event, a competitive price and comfortable amenities are crucial.
At our Fairfax City hotel, complimentary breakfast and wireless Internet is standard. There are no extra fees for Wi-Fi, and guests are greeted with a generous breakfast buffet every morning. Featuring stacks of sizzling waffles, fresh fruits, yogurts, and a variety of hot and cold cereals along with sweet pastries, it’s the best way to start your morning. Endless 100% Arabica coffee and chilled juices complete the meal.
From the Civil War battlefield to Fairfax City and county government agencies, we understand that location is key to a great vacation or business trip. We’re a home away from home for numerous business travelers, including employees of Lockheed Martin, AT&T, Northrop Grumman and numerous government agencies.
Count on a Fairfax City hotel that puts guests first every time. From spacious rooms to a friendly staff, we know how to make your trip special. You deserve the best in service and amenities, and that’s exactly what we deliver
Hotel Amenities & Services
- 100% smoke free hotel
- Laundry/Valet open from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 a.m nominal fee varies for each item.
- Complimentary breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Guest laundry
- Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
- Multilingual staff
- Ice/vending machines
- Safe deposit box
- Free parking
- Truck/RV parking
- Meeting facilities
- Business center
- Fax services
- Photocopy services
- Exterior corridor
- Complimentary newspaper
- Complimentary coffee/tea in lobby 24 hours
- Dry cleaning
- Security guard
- Special government rates available
- High-speed Internet access
- Computer available with Microsoft Office XP
BEST WESTERN Fairfax
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BEST WESTERN Fairfax
Conveniently located, the best western fairfax in Fairfax, Virginia is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 38.861795 / Latitude: -77.306745
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: Interstate 495. Take Interstate 66 West to Exit 60 Route 123 South, the BEST WESTERN Fairfax is located on the left at the first traffic light.
BEST WESTERN Fairfax
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Set in Fairfax County, the Dulles Expo Center serves northern Virginia as well as the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Set along the Dulles Toll Road – and located near the Dulles International Airport – the facility is ideal for trade shows and consumer events.
Built in 1873, and the former Fairfax Elementary School, the Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center is set in downtown Fairfax, on Main Street just off Old Lee Highway. Guests of the Best Western hotel in Fairfax frequent the Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center for strategies on what to see and do while in the area - including maps, and suggestions for many of the enticing outdoor Virginia activities. If you're staying in nearby Arlington, McLean, or Falls Church, plan a visit into Fairfax and visit the Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center before you get started. The Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center also offers walking tours of Old Town Fairfax, and within it's doors features exhibits on the history of Fairfax and the surrounding area. Have a ball in Fairfax and the northern Virginia landscape.
The George Mason University Center for the Arts, in Fairfax, opened it's doors in 1990, and has been a centerpiece of the central Virginia performing arts scene ever since. It's set on the campus of George Mason University, and is just 20 minutes west of both Falls Church and McLean. Easily accessed from I-66, the George Mason University Center for the Arts host's multiple performances on a weekly basis, offers parking at the Mason Pond Parking Deck, and is perfect for those looking for an alternative to Virginia's great outdoors. Experience all the culture and entertainment of the George Mason University Center for the Arts while enjoying your stay as a guest at the Best Western hotel in Fairfax.
The National Firearms Museum houses a wonderful collection of firearms throughout the fifteen galleries. This central Virginia museum is located in the metro Washington DC area of Fairfax. Stroll through the museum to view the impressive variety of pistols, rifles and assorted firearms.
The National Rifle Association's Headquarters Range, in the lower level of the museum, features a 50-yard indoor range. Schedule an appointment to browse the selection of materials and books in the Museum Library on the second floor. The Museum Cafe is a great place for a break and a tasty treat. While traveling in the Capital region, rest comfortably as a guest of Best Western hotels.
The Falls Church, completed in 1734, lent it's name to the city of Falls Church, and is centrally located between Big Chimneys Park and Donald Frady Park. Today, it still serves as a place of worship, and received extensive restorations in 1959. Guests of the Best Western hotels in nearby Fairfax, Arlington, and McLean enjoy swift and easy access to the Falls Church along I-66 and I-495. Add a touch of local history and lore to your Virginia vacation with a tour of the Falls Church grounds - be sure to park in the Independence Square Lot when visiting.
The State Theatre, built in 1936, is set in downtown Falls Church - just down the street from Cherry Hill Park. First established as a movie theatre, it's evolved into one of the premier live performance theatre's in central and northern Virginia area. Guests staying at any one of the Best Western hotels in nearby Fairfax, Arlington, or McLean can experience the nostalgia and history of the theatre on any given night - a late 90s multi-million dollar restoration has transformed the State Theatre into one of the most popular destinations for live performances. The State Theatre has hosted such legendary music acts like the Wu-Tang Clan, Bootsy Collins, and DEVO. Be sure to enhance your northern Virginia stay with a visit to the State Theatre.
Also known simply as Wolf Trap, the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is located in northern Virginia in Vienna – just north of Fairfax City. The first national park solely for the performing arts, Wolf Trap was established in 1966, and is one of the premier attractions in the area.
What began as a donation to the National Park Service by philanthropist Catherine Filene Shouse is now the 130-acre Wolf Trap park. The park features the Filene Center, Children's Theatre in the Woods, Meadow Pavilion, and more. Make the most of your northern Virginia visit and check out Wolf Trap.
The Women in Military Service for America Memorial, found at the Ceremonial Entrance of the Arlington National Cemetery, is an effort to honor all women who have served the United States Armed Forces - and is short walk away from the John F. Kennedy Gravesite. Visitors coming from central Virginia have easy access to the Women in Military Service for America Memorial along I-395. Guests staying at the Best Western hotels in nearby Alexandria, McLean and Fairfax also enjoy quick and easy access to the memorial.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 11 mile(s) from The National Air and Space Museum
- .5 mile(s) from National Fire Arm Museum
- 1 mile(s) from Art Gallery 101
- 1 mile(s) from Anita Perlut Interiors, art gallery
- 1 mile(s) from Ford Gallery
- 1 mile(s) from Old Courthouse Gallery
- 1 mile(s) from US Too Studio
- 1 mile(s) from Broadway Gallery
- 1.5 mile(s) from Fairfax Museum
- 2 mile(s) from Moser Gallery
- 3 mile(s) from Art Works
- 3 mile(s) from Wentworth Gallery
- 3 mile(s) from Damon Galleries
- 3 mile(s) from Freeman House
- 3 mile(s) from Jo Ann Reister Limited, art gallery
- 4 mile(s) from Regional Park Authority
- 4 mile(s) from Meisman Fine Arts Gallery
- 4 mile(s) from Hunter Forest, art gallery
- 5 mile(s) from Fairfax Station Railroad, art gallery
- 8 mile(s) from Wolf Trap symphony
- 8 mile(s) from Nissan Pavilion symphony
- 8 mile(s) from Artists For American Indians
- 11 mile(s) from The Holocaust Memorial Museum
- 12 mile(s) from White House
- 13 mile(s) from Prince William County Stadium
- 13 mile(s) from Washington Doll's House & Toy
- 15 mile(s) from Hauss Galleries
- 15 mile(s) from White House Art Gallery
- 15 mile(s) from Fisher Galleries
- 15 mile(s) from International Art Gallery
- 15 mile(s) from National Aquarium
- 15 mile(s) from Various Museums, American History Museum, American Art Museum, American Architecture Museum, Smithsonian Museum, National Building Museum, Adas Israel Museum, Hirshlom & Sculpture Museum, National Postal Museum, Textile Museum, Capital Children's Museum, U.S. Marine Corps Museum, Art Museum of America,
- 1.5 mile(s) from Fair Oaks Mall
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Outdoor pool
- 1 mile(s) from Twenty Twenty Theater
- 2 mile(s) from Penderbrook Golf Club
- 4 mile(s) from Fair Oaks Golf Park
- 5 mile(s) from Jefferson District Park
- 8 mile(s) from Pinecrest Golf Course
- 1 mile(s) from Bombay Bistro, Indian
- 1 mile(s) from Golden Lion, Chinese
- 1 mile(s) from Red Lobster, seafood
- 1 mile(s) from Patriot's Cafe, Italian
- 1 mile(s) from McDonald's
- 1 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken
- 1 mile(s) from Burger King
- 1 mile(s) from Anita's, Mexican
- 1 mile(s) from Outback, steakhouse
- 1 mile(s) from Oakton Family Restaurant, Mediterranean
- 2 mile(s) from Vic de France Corp., French
- 3 mile(s) from Tara Thai, Thai
- 3 mile(s) from Chuck E. Cheese's, pizza
- 7 mile(s) from Springfield Golf & Lounge
BEST WESTERN Fairfax
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Fairfax. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
2016 The Kennedy Center's District of Comedy Festival
This summer, it's all about laughs in our nation's captial, as the Kennedy Center showcases tons of side-splitting comedy acts. Check the schedule during your visit and see what shows are playing.
2016 Ridiculous Obstacle Course Race
A fun-filled, thrilling outdoor event held at Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium, featuring the infamous Big Balls, giant Sweeper arms, Wrecking Balls, and more over a three-mile course.
The Basics of Animal Tracking
Take the next step in becoming the outdoorsman (or woman) you know you can be this summer in Marshall. Head for the Earth Village Education Center at Overlook Farm and take part in the Bacis Animal Tracking event on August 13th. This animal tracking event lasts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
4th Annual Chesapeake Crab & Wine Feast
Visit the Lost Creek Winery in Leesburg on August 6th for their 4th Annual Chesapeake Crab & Wine Feast. Along with an all you can eat menu provided by JB Seafood, find and try top wines with live music in the background. It's a 21 and over event, and reservations are required – act now!
Lake Anne Jazz Week
Whether you prefer to scat, bebop, riff, or boogie, head for Reston this fall in northern VA. From August 26th through September 3rd, Reston hosts their annual Lake Anne Jazz Week. Event times vary by day, and admission is free.
Bark in the Park
Celebrate Labor Day 2016 at The Diamond, home of the Richmond Flying Squirrels – treat the whole family, including your pups, to an afternoon of exciting minor league baseball. Bark in the Park is on September 5th, with gates opening at 11 a.m., and tickets as inexpensive at $8.
David Wilcox – Live
Experience a live performance from one of the country's top folk musicians – it's David Wilcox, live at the Tin Pan Restaurant and Listening Room. On September 23rd, this eclectic singer-songwriter and guitarist will treat more than dozens of fans; tickets are $30 at the door.
Harvest Tea on the Lawn
During your next visit to Richmond, head south to the Pamplin Historical Park & National Museum of the Civil War Soldier for the annual Harvest Tea on the Lawn event. Enjoy authentic 19th-century treats over tea on September 24th from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
I Love the 90s with Salt n Pepa
Don't let anyone tell you it's None of Your Business this summer in VA – Push It on over to the Wolf Trap Filene Center in Vienna for a chance to see Salt n Pepa live in concert. On September 3rd, the popular 90s hip hop duo performs at 7 p.m. – R U Ready?
10th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5K Walk
From Arlington, head north across the Potomac River on September and take part in the 10th Annual Stomp Out Sickle Cell 5K Walk. Taking place at the National Mall, this rain or shine charity event starts at 8 a.m. and go to noon.
Taste of Falls Church at the Fall Festival
Explore northern Virginia this fall and enjoy a taste from local top chefs. On September 17th, head for the Falls Church Community Center for their annual Fall Festival, and fully immerse yourself in its most popular event: The Taste of Falls Church. All the action starts at 10 a.m. and rolls on to 4 p.m.
Heels Masters: Street Jazz with Yanis Marshall
Of all the exceptional things to see and do this fall in northern VA, be sure to make time for this one. Head to the Crown Dance Studio in Fairfax on September 10th for a unique and lively show. It’s HEELS MASTERS: Street Jazz, featuring the world famous Yanis Marshall. Presented by the Ferocity Dance Co., this is a performance and dance class in one!
2016 Fairfax Fall Festival
Explore downtown Fairfax this October during the annual Fairfax Fall Festival. Join hundreds of other locals and visitors as vendors, entertainers, and more provide a full day of fun. Head to downtown on October 8th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A Night with Lauren Daigle
This fall in Centerville, be sure to enjoy the season’s most anticipated vocal performance. Head for the Centerville Baptist Church on October 21st starting at 7 p.m. for a live, on-stage performance from Lauren Daigle. Tickets available now, and they range from $15.50 to $65.
Open Hearth Cooking Class
You might already know how to pan-sear, sauté, bake, and braise, but the classic elements of open hearth cooking are probably still a mystery. That’s all going to change on October 22nd and 23rd when you take part in the Open Hearth Cooking Class at George Mason’s Gunston Hall. You’ll learn all about 18th-century techniques and recipes.
The Bayside Tigers
This fall, when you’re exploring Falls Church, plan for an evening of throwbacks and classics. Check out The Bayside Tigers live at the State Theatre Virginia on October 1st, starting at 8 p.m. This party will have you singing and dancing along to your favorite hits from the 90s.
Gardens & Groves Tour Gain unique historical insights during your next visit to Mount Vernon. Now through October 31st, the Gardens & Groves Tour will take you through the grounds at Mount Vernon, George Washington’s former estate. This 60-minute tour begins at 11 a.m. daily, and is an ideal activity for families.
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