3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax City, 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
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Laundry/Valet open from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 a.m nominal fee varies for each item.
  • 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
  • Catering
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Exterior corridor
  • Air-conditioning
  • 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


Take advantage of the savings and fun with this special offer available at the best western fairfax in Fairfax City.


Conveniently located, the best western fairfax in Fairfax City, 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.


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

Crystal City

Crystal City is a small, urban borough in Arlington, south of Arlington National Cemetery. It's built around residential high-rise structures, office buildings and an underground corridor system, essentially making Crystal City an underground city. You can explore Crystal City and the Crystal City Shops - restaurants, over one hundred services and stores - from any of the nearby cities like Alexandria and Falls Church. Once you've experienced the natural wonders of Virginia's great outdoors, take a relaxing evening stroll through Crystal City, one of Virginia's most unique suburbs, or sit back and watch a live performance from the Synetic Theater, a local theater company.

Dulles Expo Center

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.

Found between Manassas and Fairfax City, the Dulles Expo Center covers 100,000 square feet, and 1,200 parking spots – all free of charge.

Fairfax Museum & Visitor Center

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.

George Mason University Center for the Arts

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.

National Firearms Museum

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

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 Theater

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.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

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. 

Women in Military Service for America Memorial

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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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


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 City. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

November 2015

November 27 - March 2, 2016
2016 National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Skating

A great way to get outdoors with the family this season – enjoy ice skaying at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden all winter along, amid the dazzling sculptures the gallery is known for. The rink opens at 10 a.m. everyday but Sunday, when it opens at 11 a.m.

November 27 - February 29, 2016
2016 Sculpture Garden Ice Skating

Head over to the National Gallery of Art in D.C. and enjoy some good old fashioned ice skating in the Sculpture Garden, opening at 10 a.m. everyday this holiday season.

February 2016

February 10-26, 2016
2016 Space Bop

On select days this winter season, the Athenaem in Alexandria hosts Space Bop, a show featuring dazzling lights and sounds, aimed at entertaining and educating young children as a sort of musical cosmos. Shows typically begin at 10 a.m.

February 14, 2016
2016 George Washington Birthday 10K Race & 2K Fun Run

In honor President Washington's special day, Alexandria residents will be hitting the streets of Old Town for a 10K, 2K, and other pre and post race activities.

February 15, 2016
2016 Gadsby's Tavern Museum Parade Day Open House

More George Washington festivities are hosted at the historic Gadsby's Tavern in Alexandria, including a free parade and tour of the museum. The event begins at 11 a.m.

March 2016

March 7-14, 2016
2016 Northern Virginia Restaurant Week

Participating restaurants throughout northern Virginia cities like Arlington, Alexandria, Clifton, Falls Church, and Fairfax host a week's worth of three-course fixed-price dinners and other specialty deals. Check your location for participating restaurants.

March 16-19, 2016
22nd Annual Virginia Festival of the Books

Various locations throughout the Richmond suburb of Charlottesville host four days of readings, panel discussions, hands-on events, and so much more. Richmond visitors are encouraged to check the festival itinerary during and be a part of the action.

March 5, 6 & 11, 2016
2016 Richmond Craftsmen's Spring Classic Art & Craft Festival`

For two weekends, artisans and exhibitors descend upon the Richmond Raceway Complex ready to showcase their best and brightest creative works. The fun begins at 10 a.m.

April 2016

April 16, 2016
2016 Live Well Festival

Manassas hosts this annual spring cleaning event, where participants are invited to bring old clothing and other goods to recycle in Historic Downtown Manassas. Other events will include exhibitors and kids' activities. The fun begins at 9 a.m.

April 20, 2016
Comedian Chingo Bling

See the daring, inventive, and sometimes hilarious comedian Chingo Bling perform live on stage at the D.C. Improv. His show is April 20th, starts at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $20.

April 2, 2016
Sneaker Mania

On April 2nd, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center will be loaded with sneakers and sneakerheads. Explore more than 13,000 square feet of floor space where you'll find vendors ready to sell, buy, or trade – nab a pair of exclusive Nike Ultra XT, and keep an eye out for classics. 

April 23-30, 2016
2016 Historic Garden Week

Falls Church hosts its annual Historic Garden Week, where visitors will be invited to tour and view some of the county's most decorative and historic gardens at various private homes. Viewing times vary, more details are TBA.

April 16, 2016
2016 Moscow Festival Ballet Presents "Giselle"

George Mason University Center for the Arts in Fairfax hosts this renowned Russian ballet for two nights. Tickets are on sale now – don't miss out.

May 2016

May 8, 2016
D.C. United vs. NYC F.C.

Watch as two of the best teams in Major League Soccer square off on May 8th. Head for RFK Stadium and watch as D.C United face New York City F.C., now in their second full season. Match kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.

July 2016

Now – July 10, 2016

Celebrate the completed renovation of the Renwick Gallery with WONDER, a major exhibition held through July 10th. Nine featured artists will have exclusive use of their own gallery. No tickets required for entry.  

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